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    Normal distribution?

    For this piece of work, it is relevant. I'm only working at postgrad level so yes, I guess you're right I do have to produce meaningless tests to satisfy him/her. But if that's what gets me a grade and to pass an assignment, it's just something I have to get on with unfortunately. I don't know...
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    Normal distribution?

    I know shapiro-wilk can be sensitive to sample size, and obviously mine is pretty low.
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    Normal distribution?

    Hi, I'm no statistician so please be gentle with me. I have 4 dependent variables. Could anyone advise me whether I can consider this data normally distributed or not please? I have generated histograms (attached), there are no outliers, my skewness/kurtosis statistics are: ADHD: Skewness...
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    Choosing statistical test

    Hi, Apologies for being unclear. This is statistical analysis as part of my MSc dissertation project. Thanks
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    Choosing statistical test

    50 participants. Recruited via an online questionnaire, all data was self reported. No, not investigating the source just simply the effect of LBW and prematurity on psychosocial outcomes. Thanks!
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    Choosing statistical test

    Hi, My research is on the effect of premature birth and birthweight status on psychosocial outcomes in adulthood. There has been literature exploring the effect of low birthweight and prematurity on functioning in later life, yet little research exploring ... My research questions are: (may...
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    Help writing hypotheses!

    Can anyone suggest what my hypotheses may be please? I'm going around in circles. The study involves: You suggested items designed to be part of a new questionnaire measure of statistical anxiety. By virtue of content/surface validity, 20 items were selected to create this questionnaire...
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    Paired samples t test interpretation help (included image of SPSS output)

    Thanks! Yeah same sample. We just gave the questionnaire twice, once for how they felt in 2019, and once for how they feel now (definitely a limitation for my discussion haha)
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    Paired samples t test interpretation help (included image of SPSS output)

    Hi, My undergraduate dissertation is on change in cyberchondria between 2019 and 2021, in relation to COVID-19. I computed the variables CSS_THEN, CSS_NOW then calculated CSS_CHANGE ** (CSS = Cyberchondria severity scale)* This is my first draft of writing it up: A paired-samples t-test...
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    Interpreting results help

    Thankyou so much. I've removed the however I don't know why I included that either! My work is only undergraduate level so we have to describe the relationship between the variables.
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    Quantitative Report - Outlier?

    I was advised to by my dissertation tutor :confused: it's only undergraduate level. Yes pretty much
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    Interpreting results help

    Thanks so much for your help. I'm struggling how to interpret my findings. For example, one of my correlation statements in my write up is (The variables are change in health anxiety, and resilience) 'There was weak, positive correlation between the two variables, r(47) = .142, n = 49, p =...
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    Quantitative Report - Outlier?

    Hi, I am doing a research project at the moment on change in health anxiety (HA) between 2018 and 2021 - I am using SPSS to analyse my collected data. I have computed my variables HA_THEN and HA_NOW. Next, I computed the variable HA_CHANGE, this was HA_NOW minus HA_THEN. Once I calculated all...
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    Interpreting results help

    Hi, currently doing my quantitative undergraduate dissertation and using SPSS/statistics is not my strong point. I have just performed an independent t-test to analyse if having a medical condition affects the degree of change in health anxiety between 2018-2021. When looking at the means, there...