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    SPSS MSc Research

    Hi, My research partner and I are currently carrying out some quantitative research and are struggling to use SPSS as we a new to the program... We've completed a fairly large-scale questionaire and have successfully collected our 430 responses, from 1600 questionnaires distributed, and...
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    Cognitive Dissonance about Likert Scale

    I am wondering if the typical format of the Likert Scale creates cognitive dissonance for survey respondents. The Likert Scale is bipolar (e.g. Strongly Disagree to Strongly Agree) and typically has number coding (e.g. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5). Presumably the middle point (if there is one) indicates a...
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    Likert Scale Computation

    Hello, i have a likert scale questionnaire where respondents will ranked questions 1(Strongly Agree)-6(Disagree). the research is about comparing two software applications on which users prefer using. Problem is how will i compute for the data and how will i compare them. i have only...
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    grouping likert items

    First my apologies if this has already been covered, I have searched but been unable to find anything on this specific point. the objective of my research is to investigate any difference in the Weltanschauungen of actors in the resource consent process and the effect this has on their...
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    What sort of data is this? In a pickle

    Hi, sorry first of all if is could be suited more towards a different catagory. Basically ive done questionaire and one question is : 3. Highest formal education. None GCSE's (School or FE college) A-Levels (Or equivalent) Graduate Degree (Higher education) Postgraduate or...
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    single Likert scale question analysis

    I work for a holiday company which uses a 7 grade Likert scale questionnaire to collect feedback from our guests. This is my first foray into statistics and my first post here (hope I'm in the right place!) although I find it fascinating, it's also confusing! My company uses the formula below to...
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    Package testing using likert scale

    We recently finished a survey using a likert scale to compare attributes of consumer packaging(sample question below). The same question was asked of two different consumer packages. Given the likert scale is ordinal a)is it valid to calculate a weighted mean to compare the responses...
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    How to combine single Likert items into one scale? (Time-sensitiv)

    Hello, I have a very time-sensitive question: I am replicating a theory that uses 12 Likert items to measure three latent variables (4 items per latent variable). Also in my study I use these 12 likert items that measure three latent variables. Every latent variables is measured by 4...
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    Q re Kappa statistic

    I am trying to calculate inter-rater reliability scores for 10 survey questions-- most of which are binary (yes/no). The agreemeant level bettwen the two raters is 70-90% on nearly every question, however the Kappa score is often very poor (0.2- 0.4). Can this be right? Secondly, can you...
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    Comparing mean averages from survey

    Okay, I am fairly new to SPSS but am pressed for time in seeing if any statistically significant differences (.05) are evident. I have two groups (1) (n=30 and (2) n=40). I asked 28 survey questions and have the mean average for each question from each of the two groups. When I try to...
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    forming summated scales from Likert-type items in SPSS

    Howdy, I have a data set of mostly Likert-type items. In particular, I have 18 4-point items that measure 3 constructs (7, 6, and 5 items per construct). The database has 278 respondents, although not every one answered every question. My question is how to get SPSS to provide mean and std dev...
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    Using Kendall test to find correlation between Likert type data

    Greetings! I am doing a small experiment and I was wondering if I have the correct method for analysing the data. Two groups of participants (speakers and listeners) comment on a description of a famous person. The speaker creates a description and answers the question: "I think a general...