By Craig A. Mertler, Rachel Vannatta Reinhart

Ideal for non-math majors, Advanced and Multivariate Statistical Methods teaches scholars to interpret, current, and write up effects for every statistical method with no overemphasizing complex math. This hugely utilized strategy covers the why, what, whilst and the way of complicated and multivariate records in a manner that's neither too technical nor too mathematical. scholars additionally how to compute each one approach utilizing SPSS software program.

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Discuss the importance of screening data prior to any substantive data analysis. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Describe four main purposes for screening data. Present various alternatives for handling missing data. Distinguish between univariate and multivariate outliers. Interpret the proper application of Mahalanobis distance when evaluating potential outliers. Compare and contrast various forms of departure from normality in a variable’s (or set of variables’) distribution. Discuss the purpose and use of data transformations.

Step 5: Apply the information from the preceding steps to the Decision-Making Tree: research question, number and type of DV, number and type of IV, and covariates. )→ multiple regression SUMMARY Determining the appropriate statistical technique relies upon the identification of the type of variables (categorical or quantitative) and the number of IVs and DVs, all of which influence the nature of the research questions being posed. This chapter introduced the statistical tests to be presented in the upcoming chapters.

The case and its value(s) on the variable(s) may be perfectly legitimate. If the researcher decides that a case with unusual values is legitimate and should remain in the sample, steps may be taken to reduce the relative influence of those cases. , the scales may be changed so that the distribution appears more normal), thus reducing the impact of extreme values. Data transformations are discussed in greater detail in the next section. For a more thorough discussion of variable transformations, refer to Johnson and Wichern (2008), Stevens (2001), and Tabachnick and Fidell (2007).

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