correlation analysis

1. Which correlation test when researching the effect of previous success on change?

Hi everyone, I'm doing research on business owners, who have started multiple businesses. I had a sample of 2500 businesses and looked at the business owners' success rate from their first to last business. That gave me two groups: 1) business owners who were SUCCESFUL in their first business...
2. Association/ correlation binary and continuous data non-normal distribution

Hi, I want to perform an association analysis between a binary (dichotomous?) variable and continuous variable. The binary variable is whether something is present or not, "Yes" or "No"/ "1" or "0" .... etc. The continuous variable are numbers between ~150 and 170~. The continuous variable is...
3. Can you use correlation for percentages?

I have two variables: the number of employees who work from home in the firm and the number of independent contractors in the firm - and I have this data for 70 firms. I am trying to determine what statistical measure of association I can use to determine whether there is a relationship...
4. SPSS Correlation of single variable and independent variables

Hello, I am working in spss 23 and I'm stuck. I have data for which I am attempting to determine if certain color of a personality (there are 4 values) have a significant correlation with how respondents answered to 12 leadership styles. I have entered my data into SPSS...I just cannot remember...
5. Evaluation of correlation trend

I would like to ask you for help and advice regarding one comment I received during the peer-review process for manuscript I submitted. My colleagues and I explored the validity of new instrument for estimating habitual nutrient intake. We compared it with another (reference) method using...
6. Comparing time lag between two data sets

Hi, I am trying to compare two data sets available for x number of historical months. These are two different types of claims, i.e. first party claims and third party claims. We know that third party claims will increase if first party claims increase and vice versa, after a lag of few...
7. Correlation (Relationship) study survey - SPSS - Tests to be conducted?

Hi I have collected data (n=84) for a study on the impact of non-financial reward satisfaction on employee's intention to stay in the organisation. My survey [Attached the copy of my survey] consists of 1-5 Likert Scale [V.Satisifed to V.Dissatisfied] ; Yes,maybe,no ; Importance...
8. Power Analysis

Hi there, I am currently writing a statistics report which has to cover 2 questions: Firstly, what the correlation is between two different test scores of 30 participants. Secondly, what the power of the study is. I am really struggling to grasp what the pro's of doing a post-hoc power...
9. Find Correlations

Let's say I have some samples, that I gathered per second, like these Number km Benzine Speed Weight 1 10 100 80 100 2 20 90 100 120 3 30 80 80 110 with thousand of samples and more than twenty features (like speed and...
10. Ordinal survey, 2 groups: looking for correlation between groups

Hi I have an ordinal data set across 50 survey questions (same response scale for each question). The data is non-normally distributed for each question, and isn't suitable for conversion to interval data. Much simplified example attached. I need to be able to test if there is a...
11. How do I test the significance of my correlation coefficients for various regressions

Hi, I have a set of 25 points and I used a TI-84 calculator to calculate the linear, quadratic, logistic, exponential, and power regression models for this data set. I have, likewise, obtained the r^2 value for each of these regressions. Some of these r^2 values appear to be quite similar. For...
12. Need Help with Correlation

Hi, I am trying to figure out the best way to calculate correlation with data I have for my business. Here is an example of what I the fields: Sale Amt - numeric Sold - yes or no State - lists 1 of 50 states Industry - lists the industry of the buyer Lead Source - lists where the lead...
13. Correlation

I have a list of 100 observations. One variable describes the sex of an individual (male or female); the other variable describes the number of times the individual blinked during the observation. (30) of the (100) observations are with men and (70) are with women. Sample sheet attached. How do...
14. Using Generalized Estimated Equations (GEE) to analyze correlations?

I have repeated measures data (meaning 3 measures per type of animal for one treatment only; there are 2 types in total) that are unbalanced. There are 2 treatments. Additionally, these animal 'types' are nested within group, which are nested within a cage. Now, because of the difficulty of...
15. Using R to study temporal alignment

Hello, I'm new to R, and not a stats specialist at all. For an user experiment, I've collected data. My data consists in 2 variables. The first one, v1, is ponctual in time. The second one, v2, is continuous. Both variables are coordinates. I want to use R to study the temporal...
16. Urgent help needed: can I take mean of correlation coeficients?

Historic market (Cash) prices and future contract prices are available for last 4 years. I have found correlation between Jan'11 market price with Jan'11,Feb'11 and March'11 future contract prices separately.I am planning to do the same for all months till Dec'14. So I will have 3 coefficients...
17. How to find correlation coefficients for periodic data?

Please help: Correlation coefficients for periodic data? I am working on a hedging model for commodity.I have past 36 months data of commodity market price and future contracts price. e.g. on 1st April,2014, market price is x,April contract price = x+1,May contract price = x+2 and June...
18. Mann Whitney U test and Spearman test using GraphPad prism 6 interpretation

I have analyzed two biological sample (Soil 1 and Soil 2) by Mann-Whitney U test and Spearman test using GraphPad Prism 6 software. I got following result For Mann-Whitney test Table Analyzed One-way ANOVA data Column B Soil 2 vs. vs. Column A Soil 1 Mann Whitney test P value < 0.0001 Exact...
19. Type of analysis to be used - Important because I have a deadline :(

Hello, I am writing my thesis on innovation management which involves a survey analysis. I am using SPSS statistical tool to perform this analysis but right now I have a blocking point in the type of analysis being used? All the questions were all based on scale between 1-7 (1:completely...
20. Price forecasting model

I am working on a problem where I have an item 'x' which is available in local market and 'x' is produced using item 'y'.Item 'y' is traded in futures market.I have historic price data available for last 2 years of both items. I have to forecast prices of x for next year. What should be my...