Can I use a point-biserial correlation if my data is not normally distributed and my sample size $N = 120$?

  • $\begingroup$ Is the question about the statistic itself or about its significance test? $\endgroup$
    – ttnphns
    Mar 4, 2014 at 7:15
  • $\begingroup$ the statistic itself $\endgroup$ Mar 4, 2014 at 23:02
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    $\begingroup$ Yes, you may use the statistic for non-normal data. $\endgroup$
    – ttnphns
    Mar 5, 2014 at 6:55


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