Chi-Square for Independence

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Analyses IV DV Example Correlation and Regression Continuous Continuous IV = age DV = attitude toward texting t-tests and ANOVA’s Categorical Continuous IV = gender DV = attitude toward pre- marital sex Chi-square Categorical Categorical IV = gender DV = financial status mentioned in “seeking” profile
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Example According to evolutionary psychology, women prefer mates who have a lot of financial resources (to care for their offspring). Men, however, are not concerned with financial status of their mates. To test this hypothesis, researchers examined personal ads of men and women and noted whether financial status was mentioned as a desired in a partner.
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Variables Gender Male Female Financial status mentioned Yes No
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Research Hypothesis: There is a relationship between gender and whether financial status is important in mate selection. (the variables are NOT independent from one
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