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Help Me Figure Out How to Analyze My Data Statistically

Postby mariko » Tue Nov 13, 2007 10:06 am

Hi there,

I am in dire need of a stats whiz to help me figure out which test to use to analyze my thesis. The raw data is nominal, and I converted into quantitative (i.e. 1= match, 2=mismatch).

Now, I have been told that I need to use a Wilcoxon non-parametric test to analyze my data. Please help! I can provide you with more information, if you think this sounds like you can help. My deadline is December 1st.


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Postby MelissaB » Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:04 pm


This is a forum for elementary and secondary students to ask questions about their science fair projects, not a forum for graduate students to come ask about how to analyze data from their thesis.

Putting 'Wilcoxon nonparametric test' into Google will give you multiple hits telling you exactly how to analyze your data. You also ought to be able to look up 'Wilcoxon test' on whatever stats package you have and look through the help files and they will tell you exactly how to do the analysis.

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Open source package?

Postby hhemken » Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:09 pm

For what it's worth, have a look at this. It might be useful to answer your question, and then again maybe not: ... _id=131001
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