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More easy Corr calculators

More easy Corr calculators - (such as Male/Female-Use...

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More easy to use Correlation calculators Pearson’s “r” – for numerical data (like age, height or weight) -> this is the “standard” http://faculty.vassar.edu/lowry/corr_stats.html Spearman’s rho – for ranked data (like Likert scales or GPA’s) http://faculty.vassar.edu/lowry/corr_rank.html You can also use Kendall’s tau for ranked correlations http://www.wessa.net/rwasp_kendall.wasp Numerical + ranked? (Age + GPA) - Use Pearson’s r “yes/no” or “either/or”
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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
  • Dr.SusanT.Lord
  • Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient, Spearman's rank correlation coefficient, numerical data, Correlation calculators, correlation calculations

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