Week 6.1 - Indexes, Scales & Typologies

Two possible types of relationship bivariate

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Unformatted text preview: red. Selecting Possible Items Variance: when selecting items to include we must be concerned with the amount of variance they provide. If everyone chooses the same answer then the item is not very helpful in the construction of an index. Examining Empirical Relationships An empirical relationship is established when respondents’ answers to one question help us predict their answers to other questions. Two possible types of relationship: Bivariate – relationship between two variables Multivariate – relationship between mo...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course SOC 293 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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