Thank you all (@Drew75 and @Nathan Calverley) for your replies, and thank you @Michael Lew for sharing your paper. I will provide additional details regarding my experiment. I am working with culture ...
I have survey data that was recorded in a many different towns. I want to see for which variables is the data significantly more or less variable within towns than across all towns. Currently, I'm ...
I have a fairly simple question regarding the interpretation of the F-test in Microsoft Excel. Let't say these are the results of my F-test: I am now wondering how to interpret it in order to ...
I have 4 groups that I am comparing to a criterion. In one of my groups, all the participants answered the same on every item, i.e. there is no variance. How do I deal with that in my ANOVA? Also, ...
SPSS uses the Levene test to evaluate homogeneity of variances in the independent group t-test procedure. Why is the Levene test better than a simple F ratio of the ratio of the variances of the ...
Specifically the Welch's T-Test, but probably any T-Test, requires a value for Mean, Variance and N to be used to calculate the T-statistic and the degrees of freedom. I am concerned about these ...
I didn't quite get the Wikipedia explanation here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paired_difference_test#Use_in_reducing_variance I agree that both the unpaired and paired means are the same...then I ...
When conducting a t-test why would one prefer to assume (or test for) equal variances rather than always use a Welch approximation of the df?
It seems like when the assumption of homogeneity of variance is met that the results from a Welch adjusted t-test and a standard t-test are approximately the same. Why not simply always use the Welch ...