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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 strategy with no overemphasizing complex math. This hugely utilized process covers the why, what, whilst and the way of complicated and multivariate information in a fashion that's neither too technical nor too mathematical. scholars additionally how to compute every one approach utilizing SPSS software program.

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Because ANOVA only determines the significance of group differences and does not identify which groups are significantly different, post hoc tests are usually conducted in conjunction with ANOVA. An overview of ANOVA is provided in Chapter 4. ). Many times the covariate may be pretreatment differences in which groups are equated in terms of the covariate(s). In general, ANCOVA is appropriate when the IV is defined as having two or more categories, the DV is quantitative, 15 Chapter 2 A Guide to Multivariate Techniques and the effects of one or more covariates need to be removed.

23). This tool organizes statistical methods by the number and type (categorical vs. quantitative) of IVs and DVs. Steps for using this table are as follows: 1. Identify the variables in the research question. 2. Indicate which variables are the independent and dependent variables and covariates. 3. Determine the type (categorical or quantitative) of all variables. If a variable is categorical, determine the number of categories. 4. Use the table to identify    the appropriate row for the IVs, the appropriate column for the DVs, and the row and column intersection that indicates the statistical test to be used.

If DVs are not correlated, then it is appropriate to conduct separate ANOVAs. Because groups are being compared on several DVs, a new DV is created from the set of DVs that maximizes group differences. After this linear combination of the original DVs is created, an ANOVA is then conducted to compare groups based on the new DV. A MANOVA example follows: Does ethnicity [IV] significantly affect reading achievement, math achievement, and overall achievement [DVs] among sixth grade students? Chapter 6 discusses one-way and factorial models of MANOVA and MANCOVA.

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