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    Sort using Likert?

    Hi! I'm looking for information on using a Likert-type survey to sort a list of preferences for a group. An example could be a list of 50 different foods that could be rated from strongly dislike to strongly like on a 5-point scale. If I ask 100 people to rate the foods and add the ratings for...
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    How to interpret Spearman's correlation between Likert-scale questions?

    Hi there! I have a question regarding the correlation of different statements. I would appreciate any help! How can I interpret this correlation? For example, I have 7 statements within one block (5-point Likert-scale) and respondents have to choose between whether they totally agree, agree...
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    Justify the use of parametric tests on non normally distributed data

    Hello there. I have 5 Likert scale questionnaires that have been answered by the same people who have been randomly selected (N=24) and i have the following problem: I first test the data distribution of each scale in order to determine what statistical analysis tests should i employ...
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    Relative and absolute bias - Likert-type data

    I'm working on a data set which was collected through a questionnaire by a certain regulatory institution. 50 institutions (whole population of that type of institutions) answered a series of questions (100 questions). The answers were collected via a Likert-type form (5-items, anchored). The...
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    Comparing Data from Value-Based Scales with Frequency-Based Scales

    I was recently asked to correlate scores between two surveys that supposedly measure similar constructs. One has a value-based scale (very like me, somewhat like me, neither like or unlike me, somewhat Unlike me, very unlike me). The other has a frequency-based scale (never, rarely, sometimes...
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    Likert type data and testing group differences

    Hello, I have a Likert scale (5 points) with 37 items. And I have some independent variables such as gender and age (4 categories). I want to test differences between gender and age for all of the items. For example I want to test if there is significance difference between girls and boys...
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    3 Groups of Participants & Likert data

    Hi, I'm new to the forum - though I have browsed and found the resources helpful for a long time. Thank you to all who contribute here. I have an issue with some data that I can't see covered elsewhere. I have conducted a study on whether 3 different groups of students found our mobile...
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    Designing a Questionnaire to measure a few constructs of interest

    Hi guys! I'm in a beginning level stats class and am having some trouble with an assignment, help is much appreciated. I don't want the assignment done for me, just need ideas on how to start and what to test! I need to create summated questions that are end-anchored Likert rating scales. And...
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    Likert scale analysis - grouped items

    Good morning, I am currently analyzing a Likert scale questionnaire (5 points) of 28 items. The items of the questionnaire are grouped into several categories, e.g. the first three items are grouped into a category called "challenge", corresponding to a topic to discuss in the study. In...
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    Factor analysis, what type of data can I use?

    Hello everyone, I have a social science dataset composed of circa 40 variables. The data types I am using are quite diverse. The variables I am using (briefly put) are: are age, gender, educational background(1-7 scale), 7 point perception scales measuring the degree of trust in...
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    How to compare a small sample to a large control group sample?

    Hello, The prupose of my research was to measure the impact of a dropout prevention program. I used a survey consisting mostly of Likert scales and I compared the answers to a control group. The control group was relatively large, as it was based on a government study of roughly 1500...
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    Survey Data for performance metrics

    Dear Stats Forum, I have a question about how to use subjective survey data in the development of design and performance targets for a product. I work in an engineering group that would like to incorporate user satisfaction data in the assessment of product targets in the early stages of...
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    Comparing Likert scales of different lengths

    Hi there talkstats experts. For my thesis I am doing research about listener's attitudes towards 4 different Dutch accents. Next to that I also do research about the lengths of Likert scales. I did 2 surveys with the same questions but one with a likert scale length of 6 and one of 7 answer...
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    Not sure where to begin...

    I'm planning a study in which I will survey about 300 people about their attitude towards a given subject area. They will answer questions on a likert scale, 1-5. My hypothesis is as follows: H0: Participants have a negative attitude towards topic X (m<3). Ha: Participants do not have a...
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    Some help needed in analyzing Likert-type data (using Repeated Measures ANOVA?)

    First of all hello to everyone, since I'm new to this forums. I'm afraid statistics is not my strongpoint (to put it mildly), and thus apologize that I have to ask your help on what I fear is quite a 'beginner-level' type of question. Any help you can give me is greatly appreciated though...
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    Mic Check my simulation

    I'm not a statistician but like to pretend. I help a friend write simulations in R but don't really do the math end. Here's a small baby attempt at a simulation to answer Noetsi's question of how using a single Likert item vs an interval scale affects the estimates and slopes. Please give...
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    Visualization of Likert Data

    Hi, So I'm currently analysing my data on a survey I carried out based on attitudes towards cognitive enhancers. Attitudes were measured on a 6 point(Strongly Disagree-Strongly Agree) Likert scale based on statements (eg: Use of cognitive enhancers before and exam is cheating). Survey was...
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    kolmogorov-smirnov + Liker = MANOVA

    I was told that if my likert scale data passes kolmogorov-smirnov then I can use MANOVA. That is cool, but I need a reference to this. Does anyone know of any books or papers that demonstrates/ supports this? I need this reference to complete my PhD thesis.
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    Correlations between groups of Likert-type answers – choice of statistical test

    I'm looking for the optimal way to interpret some data, so any constructive advice will be appreciated. A questionnaire with 3 groups of 50 questions was distributed to all companies of a certain type (that is, whole population). All in all, there were 40 companies. Each and every company...
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    Likert scale - Grouped likert scale results, are they significant?

    Hi, it's my first post on here, and hoping somebody might be able to help as I'm a bit of a stats novice if I'm honest. Basically, I'm looking at the degree of customer-based brand equity posessed by a company, so essentially I have adapted a model made up of 6 'building blocks' respresented...