# survey

1. ### Help me w/ stat. project.

I'm a collage student and my final project is to research any topic, examining a single quantitative measurement and present the results. I'd like to research several aspects in regards to bulling. Such as how much has school bulling increased/decreased. If student victims of bulling graduated...
2. ### Correct Procedure for analysis of Drivers

Hello, I have some survey data which shows an effort score for interacting with a business. I am working in a programme of work tasked to reduce that effort. I want to understand (from what's available in the survey data set) what are the drivers of that effort score. This will help us...
3. ### Systematic way to find cases with random answers in a survey data set

Hi everyone ! I'm new to the forums and I am a first year PhD student. We just collected data with a survey the research team I work on created. We started making a few tests to see if everything was working all right. We have data about 1200 middle school kids in 6th and 8th grade The...
4. ### Survey Design Help

Hi Everyone, I am having a lot of trouble figuring out the runs for a 2*3 4*4 survey design. From the following site, it is orthogonal at 16 runs, so I don't think I am trying to do something impossible. http://neilsloane.com/doc/cent4.html But for the life of me I can't...
5. ### Complex Samples -- subpopulations in Chi-Square

I have a survey design that I've implemented using the Complex Samples module. Running regressions, logit, etc, work fine with subpopulations specified. However, when I attempt to run a chi-square test using crosstabs I get the following warning: "The Test of Independence is not available...
6. ### Multiple Imputations in a Dataset

Dear all, I'm a student working on a dataset based on a cross-sectional survey. The dataset includes around 200participants. The main analysis will involve a linear regression involving 3 predictors and an outcome continuous variable. Unfortunately, the data I have was collected over a long...
7. ### Comparison of two treatments (paired and unpaired)

Hi all! I'm working on my Master thesis and need to make sure I'm not doing it wrong. My research: Are answers to questions a and b significantly different from one another, and why? Questions a and b are answered on a scale from 0 to 10. My data: 153 survey responses, split into 3...
8. ### 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...
9. ### 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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### sampling methods - randomness sometimes a challenge

Hi everyone, I need your advice about a sampling method that might work in this quite specific context. The story goes.. I need to conduct a survey in local fruit markets in Africa. Most of the fruit marketplaces are street markets and I cannot gather a list of all the people that trade in...
11. ### Five Category Ordered Probit Log Likelihood Function in R Help : Survey Data Research

I am currently working with some survey data that has a 5 category scale. I have used a ML method before for a 4 category scale and I am trying to adapt the code for the new survey in R. The original code that worked was: #Load Data mathcomp <- read.csv("RRawComposite11.csv"...
12. ### STATA to SAS: survey logistic regression

I am getting very different coefficients and p-values with STATA and SAS. It would be great to figure out which program is set up wrong. My sampling weights variable is samp_wt. My cluster variable is sta3n. My binary response is Screened. STATA: svyset sta3n [pweight=samp_wt] svy: logit...
13. ### Need help: Can i genaralize to the population, or do i have to weight my data?

I have a sample of 194 households from 3 villages. The number of hh from each village is 61, 67 and 66. I used a 90% confidence level and 10% margin of error to determine sample sizes. (total household population for all three villages is 4194 households). The total sample size for all three...
14. ### Can a convenience sample ever be considered truly cross-sectional?

I'm having a debate over terminology with a colleague. We've done a small census survey (n<50) of residents and staff at a local out-patient clinic. Variables are knowledge/attitudes about resident education practices. We are making no assertions about generalizability to other clinics. Is it...
15. ### How to proceed analysing survey data

Dear All, I am new to survey analysis and trying to analyse some survey data based on individual and their knowledge on their local leaders. I have data such as city, nature of employment of the individual, the kind of items (a fridge or a TV) they have at home, the activities they take part...
16. ### How to concluded surveyed data to result

I am working on a survey where I have to prove/diprove my hypothesis. I am seeking this help/guidance since I am getting hard time to related my "multiple-choice" answers in the survey to conclude/related to my hypothesis I have 20 questions and each question have 3-4 answers (5 sometime)...
17. ### How to get Kappa in surveys (complex samples) with SPSS??

Hi, I am working with a stratified sample from a survey (a complex sample). I just tried to measure the agreement between two variables with the kappa test but it seems there is no way to take the nature of the sample into account in SPSS. We know the Kappa value will be the same, but...
18. ### Recommendation: Journals that may have survey research

Hopefully the title says it all. I'm trying to get more familiar with survey research (how it's written up, research questions, methods of analysis etc.). If you come across journals that tend to have this type of research (survey) could you throw out the name of that journal (particularly if...
19. ### Small sample and a discussion re: relevant analytical methods

I have a small sample that I have analyzed with various methods, however I want to have a discussion with smarter people than I if there are additional tests that I have overlooked. Context: I am studying what management practices help employees feel better after a service failure...
20. ### 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...