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Classically, a Likert scale was composed of the sum of many Likert items (ordinal ratings of the amount of agreement with a statement), where all the items were equally valid. Today the term sometimes is used synonymously with 'ordinal rating scale' (which may be based on only 1 item).

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t-test for binary dependent variable?

I am analyzing an experiment with a binary dependent variable (choice of the subjects). Afterward, subjects reported some measures on 5-point Likert scales. How do I test whether those measures ...
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How can Factor Analysis be used to remove questions from a survey?

Suppose I have a psychological questionnaire asking 30 questions about a person's mental health (on a Likert-scale 1-7). I then collect data from around 100 individuals, and would like to use that ...
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Interesting and unusual dependent variable--how do you think it should be handled?

We have 2 dependent measures, which are both distributed from -4 to +4 in discrete steps. This is because the values are based on people's responses to four questions about whether they spend more ...
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Multiple regression with a odd-numbered Likert items

In the questionnaire, individuals were asked to pick from an odd number of options (5 or 7) how much they agree with the statement (from completely agree to completely disagree). Now, if there where ...
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Testing participants responses to different types of service provision

I have a group of survey participants who have rated their experience of three different types of service provider (health, charity, local government). The scale runs from never to always. Under each ...
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Midpoint removal from 5-pt liker scale

I have removed midpoints from a 5-point likert scale instrument on my supervisor's advice. When I did some reliability analyses - SPSS showed that almost half of my cases were excluded. So we ...
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Should one hot encoding be done on Likert scale ratings?

This seems like an easy question but I haven't been able to find a definitive source for this or questions that address this topic directly. When applying a classification algorithm, should you apply ...
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Ways to compare Likert ratings with non-equal total response count

I have Likert response data like this in which the surveyor asked 188 raters to rate on a 1-5 Likert scale for 6 different stories with the question, "I'd like to hear more stories like this". Some of ...
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Which statistical analysis to use on ordinal questionnaire data?

I would like to analyze data on questionnaire scores on quality of life between two different groups. There are 20 quality of life questions, all with responses on a Likert scale 1-7. So I have an ...
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Does the total of ordinal scores on a questionnaire become scale in SPSS?

I have a questionnaire whose data I've inputted into SPSS. I wanted to ask that do the total scores of likert items become scale and no more ordinal?
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Likert scales and Latent variables constraints

I have series of Likert scale questions (1-10) from which I have derived two latent variables using PCA. The Likert scale variables are obviously constrained, in that you can't score above 10 or ...
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What is an appropriate way to re-scale ordinal features, for cluster analysis? AND any thoughts on euclidean-distance for ordinal data?

Background I have data from surveys (on political views from CSES) with answers from respondents in ranking-scales, either 0:10 (0, 1, 2, ..., 10) or 0:3 (0, 1, 2, 3). I want to analyze this data ...
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Calculating sample size for one 5-point likert item

I am trying to calculate the optimal sample size for a hypothetical experiment with the following: Treatment condition (n TBD) Control condition (n TBD) My dependent variable is an 'intent score' ...
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Association between an ordinal Likert variable and a nominal variable

I have responses from a 7 point Likert semantic differential scale -let's say from 'Completely Agree' at one end to 'Completely Disagree' to the other- and a nominal/semi-ordinal age groups variable ...
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How to properly evalulate data from multiple Likert scale surveys for multiple groups

A questionnaire was sent at several times T(1,2,3,4) to 3 groups G(A,B,C). Now, for each question i would like to find out whether or not: in the course of time the results have changed the results ...
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Comparing Likert Data

I have several 5-item likert scales and would like to compare the results between different surveys. Is there any logical way to score the likert results and compare? Averages don't seem to capture ...
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Which statistical test should I use - likert scales and multiple categorical groups?

I would like to run a test to see if the difference in scores on a 5-point likert scale (Strongly Disagree to Strongly Agree) is statistically significant between 6 different and distinct groups. I ...
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Coefficient omega: appropriate extraction of factors

I use omega_hiearchical to determine the internal consistency of a scale. If I understood it correctly, it tries to extract three lower level factors by default. But you can specify that you want to ...
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Rho Spearman correlation test interpretation for sample equal to population

I have done a pair of cuestionaries to measure a pair of variables in a small population, 87 people, so I have taken the whole population as a sample, the cuestionaries have likert scales as answers (...
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How to test for differences between groups for ordinal outcome variables in SPSS?

I do not have experience with ordinal data, please help me out with my questions? I have conducted a survey which consists of 25 Likert-items, these items are all statements for certain conditions ...
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interrater-reliability with likert-scale and different raters

I am collecting data from a survey that includes a likert scale of 5 points. Each rater answers 18 questions (probably different questions). For each question I will have answers from 10 different ...
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Ranking on a 3 point scale

Apologies in advance, my background is in CS rather than statistics, so I may use some terms improperly. I have a data set of a few thousand items scored on a 3 point scale, which my research ...
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Comparing percentages based on likert scale by year

I'm reviewing an analysis someone else has done on some Likert scale data. They've assigned each point on the scale 1-5 (1 = bad, 2 = poor etc.), found the average score in each area, and then ...
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how to use Likert Scale to prove hypothesis

How to use data collected from likert scale (five point) to prove hypothesis. For example. Hypothesis 1: Internet marketing is cost efficient. Statement 1: internet marketing required less budget. ...
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Statistical test on likert and ranking data

I have data in which survey participants hand to rank (Rank 1 to 3) three specific products. They also answered some 5 point Likert scale questions (from 1: “Strongly Agree” to 5:“Strongly disagree”) ...
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Correct to evaluate the relation between likert type ratings, response time, and age with repeated measures ANOVA and covariates?

I would like to kindly ask you for your point of view on whether my approach is correct. First I will describe my project, then I will ask a question: I conducted approx. 30 surveys in which 28 to ...
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What percentage measures are there for 5 item Likert

I have 3 matched pretest/postests sets. Participants sizes in the groups are 4, 8 and 13. My Likert scale has 5 places, and I have 14 valid questions. We are applying for a grant and want to ...
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Identifying problems in psychometric data set

I am analyzing the data from two questionnaires designed to measure the same trait which are highly correlated with one another and have very similar questions. My data is from one group which ...
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Analysis by SEM in variables with different Likert scale

I have a questionnaire that measures two variables. The first variable is measured with 5-point Likert But second variable is measured by questions with 5 and 3 point Likert and dichotomous (YES, NO). ...
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Can I combine several ordinal questions to create an independent variable? [duplicate]

I am currently doing a research and recently encountered a few statistical concerns. I am basing this question on the following post. My question is quite similar to the above-mentioned one but has ...
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How to compute the IUIPC score

I am designing my first user study. To assess the privacy concerns of the participants I am using the 10-point IUIPC scale. I am a little bit confused how to actually compute the score for each ...
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Do I need to standardize my likert data for principal component analysis?

I am doing a PCA and I am analyzing 15 performance variables. All of these variables are measured from a scale of 1-5 (1 very dissatisfied, 5 very satisfied). Do I need to standardize the data for ...
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Can I merge variables from likert scale and what regression should I use?

I am working in R and currently working on my thesis where I am analyzing if some factors have impact total money spend on virtual items. So I would like to use total money spend as dependent variable ...
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What statistical analysis,model should I use for Likert-Scale data?

I am working in R and currently working on my thesis where I am analyzing if some factors have impact on purchasing behavior. 15 of the questions in my survey were were Likert Scale (1-5) and I would ...
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How to: Analysing 5-Point Likert Scale with ANOVA

I am very confused since I could not find an understandable answer for it: I must analyse my Likert Scale data with ANOVA to get the significance (using the ANOVA is the requirement...). I have to ...
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Best Clusterizing Techninque for 7 points Likert scale

What is the best clustering method seven points Likert Scale. When what I am looking to answer is if there are groups of people behavior on it. For example. I have around 30 questions with this scale....
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How to tell if your Likert scale score is LOW, AVERAGE, or HIGH?

I found that some Likert Scales doesn't tell you how much you should score to be considered in the LOW, AVERAGE, or HIGH margin? So how do we deal with these scales? If my score is 21 (for example) ...
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How to simulate Likert-scale data in R? [closed]

I want to do a Monte-Carlo experiment to check my theoretical finding regarding Likert-scale data. I want to have random test results with N participants, where every question has 5 answers: (0,1,2,3 ...
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Analysing pre-and-post intervention study with anonymous responses

The study I am analysing is a pre-and-post intervention questionnaire of students' views before and after studying a module. The questionnaire was distributed in three different geographical ...
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How to best code the N/A response of the Likert-type rating scale?

Say I have a dataset of people's opinion/"rating" on something, and they have to choose 1 out of 5 possible answers for each question - Very happy, ...
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Items measured with 5 and 7 point Likert scale in PLS-SEM analysis

Some items in the questionnaire were measured with the 7-point Likert scale and some with the 5-point one. I am doing PLS-SEM analysis of the data in SmartPLS. Are there any additional steps to take ...
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Analyzing impact of categorical independent variable on Likert Scale dependent variable

I'm working with customer satisfaction data on a 1-7 Likert scale with 7 being the "best". I have two distinct response groups, one of which participated in an additional experience and one that did ...
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“distance” between two histograms (frequency counts) of ordinal data (Likert scale)

I've got a bunch of survey questions that use a 5-level likert scale for the response. (Strongly disagree, Somewhat disagree, Neither agree or disagree, Somewhat agree, Strongly agree). I can take ...
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Regression with ordinal dependent, binary and ordinal independent variables

Apologies if this question has been posted before (I looked at a few questions that seemed similar, but still felt unsure about my particular situation). I'm working on analyzing the results of a ...
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How to proceed when collapsing ordinal items with levels that got no answer?

I have a set of 8 Likert-type items with 9 levels each. In no case do we have an item for which responses fill all possibilities and this has shown to be an issue for the SEM I'm trying to run (as ...
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Fisher test of a Likert survey

For my thesis i have to find out if there is any statistical correlation between a Traditional+Experimental teaching method (compared to a merely traditional one) and a highier level of understanding ...
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Combine Likert Scale with accuracy of responses

I am trying to transform my experiment results into variables and I am having some issues. Data: One likert scale 1-9 ( 1 = " I am sure I havent seen this before” 5 = "Not sure” 9 = “I am sure I’ve ...
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Analyze Likert scale data

I did a small user study with 20 participants. The participants were asked to rate two scenarios, how often they use their smartphones to listen to songs and how often they use their smartphones to ...
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What methods are 'appropriate' for exploring multivariate data for small sample sizes

I'm running an exploratory study where for three weeks I get participants to report their perception of a phenomenon using a self-report Likert scale whilst wearing an array of sensors. Data types: ...
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Running MANOVA with Likert Scale Negative Skew

I am running a MANOVA in SPSS and I am finding that my Box’s test of equality of covariance matrices is significant. My sample size is 130 and I’m comparing 2 groups—one with 70 participants and one ...