HANDOUT 7.2

SCALE OF MEASUREMENT TYPE OF ANALYSIS
Interval or ratio Test to see if Pearson's r is greater than
zero. Less powerful alternatives:
1. t test between means
2. ANOVA between means
Ordinal data, such
as ranked data
1. Test to see if Spearman's rho is greater
than 0.
2. Less powerful alternative:
Chi-Square test
Nominal data
(qualitative,
categorical data)
Chi-Square test


Handout 7.3

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