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Interpreting multivariate tests in repeated measures

I have a within subjects design with 4 DVs and I ran a repeated measures analysis on SPSS. My DV is a physiological measurement and is not expected to be linear. My multivariate Wilks lambda is ...
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How to perform regression on panel-data with timelag in SPSS / PASW?

For my thesis, I have gathered search volume data (svi) from Google and message data from Twitter (tweets is the number of daily ...
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optimal scaling / CATREG for imputed data

I have a data set with 5 different kinds of nutrient statuses and I want to see whether they are associated with categorical / ordinal grades at school. I have multiple covariates which I will ...
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Understand mixed models SPSS

On a mixed model on SPSS I got the following results: in the table called "Type III Tests of Fixed Effectsa" ...
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How do I do nonlinear generalized estimating equations in SPSS

Say I have two conditional media for bacteria growth: a bacteriocidal drug and control. I want to see the effect of my bacteriocide on culture growth, so I set up 6 flasks: three with drug, three ...
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How do I convert unstandardized RMR estimates into standardized RMR estimates?

I am having difficulty turning unstandardized RMR estimates from AMOS software output in a SEM into standardized estimates to enable suitable interpretation. Can someone give me advice on where to ...
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Dependent samples but unable to pair individual scores

We surveyed a group of students before an in-school year-long project and after, and want to see if the changes in scores are significant. Data doesn't meet assumptions of normality. Can we use the ...
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How do you conduct regression analysis using SPSS when there is more than one dependent variable? [migrated]

How do you conduct a regression analysis in SPSS using 1 predictor variable (personality score) and 8 dependent variables (stigma scores to 8 different case studies)? I have tried to use this process ...
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Add data series to highlight cases on a box plot (Excel, SPSS or R) [migrated]

first time user of this forum - guidance on how to provide enough information is very appreciated. I am trying to replicate the presentation of data used in the Medical education field. This will help ...
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mediation analysis when mediator is categorical (SPSS)

I want to do a mediation analysis, with the following variables: ...
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How to analyse categories ranked 1 to 5 between two groups

I currently have 5 categories. I asked two groups to rank activities from 1 to 5: 1 is the most preferred activity and 5 the least preferred activity. How could I analyse this to see if there is a ...
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Difference in PCA loadings between R and SPSS

I performed two principal components analyses: in R and in SPSS - using the same dataset and the same variables. I got the same results - at least to some point. The eigenvalues are the same (I used ...
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Can AMOS be used to perform logistic regressions?

I need to compare 11 groups of data, for the same relationship. My first thoughts were to create 11 regression equations (one for each), and to compare parameters between groups. Problem is that ...
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How to obtain an exact value of the determinant of a correlatiom matrix when doing PCA in SPSS?

When I perform a Principal Components Analysis (PCA) in SPSS 22 I get a footnote under the correlation matrix which states that the value of the determinant $=.000$. I am not able to display more ...
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Is there any possible method to calculate effect size in SPSS mixed model?

I run MIXED command for mixed model analysis of repeated measured data. However, there is no option or menu for estimate power(like partial eta in GLM) in mixed analysis. Is there any method to ...
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To find significant differences between means using repeated measures GLM

I am new in using SPSS and stuck with General Linear Model [which is just linear model] procedure. I have 8 cognition variables like latency, thigmotaxis, spatial, quadrant, nt quadrant, proximity, ...
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SPSS outcome interpretation [closed]

I am very new with statistical programms, statistical analysis and SPSS. Now I even have to use the GEE function which seems to be a little too much for me. Do you ...
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Multiple imputation in SPSS: merge datasets?

I have two sets of data, measured from the same persons. The variables in the two sets are very different. There are some extreme values (occurring at random) in both sets I would like to handle using ...
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Creating composite vairables in Structural Equation Modeling

I was wondering if you can help me. I want to run a pathway model using composite variables. Each composite variable is made up of 3 or 4 observed items. To create the composite variable to draw my ...
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Multi-level, creating second level variable

I have some trouble coding my data for multi-level analysis. I'm doing research on test results of children. These children are grouped within classes, within schools. I'm using class as the highest ...
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Weighted cases in a cluster analysis for cases in SPSS

I am conducting a cluster analysis (of cases) for a database which has weight attributed to the individual cases to ensure that it mirrors the general population in terms of sociodemographic ...
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Unequal sample sizes for two-way repeated measures

I have 3 different treatments with the observations of 6 different repetitions. However, all these different treatments (groups) have different numbers of patients. The first group has 26 patients, ...
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How to compare means of repeated measures between groups in SPSS

I'm having trouble regarding which test to run on my data in SPSS. I have two groups (condition1 and condition2) which is also my independent variable (categorical). Both groups were asked to rate ...
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Wrong error term for test of random factor in two-way mixed-effects ANOVA in SPSS

In SPSS, when I run a two-way mixed-effects ANOVA (with factor A fixed and factor B random), the between subjects effects table reported by SPSS uses mean square for the interaction (MS_AB) as the ...
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How to perform a conditional cross-tab in R or Excel? [closed]

I recently was given a project which consists of: pulling together words from ~500 small tweets and doing a matrix, which shows which words occur together in which tweets. I am wondering how I can ...
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Regression: Covariance table in spss vs. mplus

I want to use regression output (b, se B and cov of several predictors) as input for a new analysis. One example: I want to compute: SE^2(b1) + SE^2(b2) + 2 COV (b1,b2). If I do a basic regression ...
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What is component (factor) score coefficient matrix in PCA or factor analysis and how is it calculated?

As per my understanding, in PCA based on correlations we get factor (= principal component in this instance) loadings which are nothing but the correlations between variables and factors. Now when I ...
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How to determine if a change in F value when introducing a covariate, is significant?

My question may be very basic but I hope that you can help me. I have got two groups (A and B). I am measuring two continuous biological measures (X and Y) which are significantly positively ...
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How to control for type-1-error inflation with multiple chi-squared tests?

I have two between-subject factors, each with two levels (so 4 conditions). Furthermore, I have one dependent variable (qualitative), also consisting of two levels. Now I want to make pairwise ...
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Box-Cox transformation in SPSS

I have a dataset of variables that fail to conform to a normal distribution (Kolmogorov-Smirnov sig. value = 0 for all the variables). In order to perform parametric statistics on these variables I ...
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Is 0.40 Alpha score (KR-20) acceptable for a true-false test?

I have 10 true-false-Idont know test items. I codded correct responses as 1, incorrect ones and dont knows as 0. I got 0.40 alpha score (or KR-20). Do you think that this score is acceptable for such ...
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SPSS: descriptives in repeated measures

This is a question that has been bothering me for a long time, and until now I haven't been able to come up with a decent solution. Imagine you do a straightforward repeated measures analysis in SPSS ...
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Find out if there is a way to create BMI weight category variable

I am working on a project and have to find a way to break my data into percentiles. The variables that I already have are gender, age in months and BMI. If I am able to calculate the percentile that ...
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Need help in determining what tests to run in SPSS

I'm trying to find out whether there are any relationships between variables in my data set from Pew. I have two independent variables and one dependent. My first independent variable comes from a ...
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Q: Exploratory factor analysis in R

I am trying to do an exploratory factor analysis (EFA) in R with oblique (promax) rotation. From Wikipedia, In oblique rotation, one gets both a pattern matrix and a structure matrix. The ...
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How to correlate scale and nominal variables in SPSS? [duplicate]

I want to run a test in order to identify if there is any correlation between the length of in-hospital stay (Scale) and the kind of the procedure (Nominal with three options; abdominal, cardiac and ...
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Balanced repeated measures design

Okay this is my problem: I have 12 participants. Each participant spent 3 nights in my lab doing a reaction time task at four timepoints during the night(12, 1, 2 and 3 oclock), with one week ...
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One way Anova Test validation

Let me give you an example to show what i am trying to. Let's say 50 patients started a cure for a disease and it took 2 months. So, I want to compare the first month's tumor sizes to the second ...
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Choice based conjoint with SPSS

Is it possible to run a Choice Based Conjoint analysis (preferably with also no-choice option) with SPSS? Do I need a particular package for that? if not possible with SPSS is it possible with Stata? ...
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Multiple imputation for missing values

I would like to use imputation for replacing missing values in my data set under certain constraints. For example, I'd like the imputed variable x1 to be greater ...
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Mixed linear model with repeated measures in SPSS

I'm trying to run a mixed linear model analysis with SPSS. When I try to run the analysis, SPSS gives the following error message: ...
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Mixed model in SPSS with random effect and repeated measures

I am working on analyzing a dataset that involves repeated measures data. The data was previously analyzed by a colleague using custom code written in C++, but I have expanded the dataset and am ...
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How to analyze my Likert-scale data

I am collecting data from a group of about 189 police officers on a 5-point Likert-Scale (measuring how much the police officers accept rape myths). I have no idea which tests to use to analyse my ...
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Bonferroni adjustment in SPSS - what does it do?

first post, so go easy... I'm probably being a bit simplistic here, but from what I understand the Bonferroni post hoc test is simply when we adjust the alpha to account for inflated error when ...
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Post-hoc after GLM: What does it exactly say?

Background: I have been asked to model the change of weight of a few animals undergoing experimentation via a simple GLM (General Linear Model). The data looks something like this. Note that all data ...
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Perhaps easy about SPSS Chi Square and Bonferroni

Oh hello. I just have entered here. Best place for my question. Sorry for that question in other site's part. :) So perhaps it's easy question, but I encounter this problem first time. I go ...
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Testing anova hypothesis with contrasts in R and SPSS

Using data and answers from this question I was trying to test the hypothesis $H_0:-3\mu_1-\mu_2+\mu_3+3\mu_4=0$ ...
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Repeated measures with time varying covariates in R

On this page (Model 5, http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/spss/faq/repeat_covar.htm), there is a description of how to carry out this type of analysis using SPSS. Does anyone know how to do the same thing ...
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How can I find tendencies in specific cases between two groups?

I'm doing this project where we are investigating whether social networks can influence peoples distinctiveness. Briefly summarized, we have primed a group with a social media and another is the ...
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Correlating time series for 20 regions (SPSS)

I have a question to which I can't find an answer although I spent really awfully lot of time searching. I have time series data for about 20 regions of a country. Each time series covers 20 years. ...