Unformatted text preview: (such as Male/Female)-Use Pearson’s r Note: Although a professional statistician uses several types of correlation calculations, in practice writers tend to overuse Pearson’s r. Really, Pearson’s r should only be used with numerical data, but we can use it as our “default” correlation calculation because, well, everyone else does too. Just be sure to mention which type of correlation you use: Pearson’s or Spearman’s....
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- Spring '08
- Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient, Spearman's rank correlation coefficient, numerical data, Correlation calculators, correlation calculations