# Chi-Square with SPSS: gss04student Database, Race vs. Birth Defects

Can someone help me to condense the statistical results of the attached "Chi-square" done by the SPSS program? The test looks at: Is there a relationship between race and birth defects. I have included an example of how my I need to condensed the SPSS results paper in an APA format. I need help with answering the following questions in my paper.

-Craft up to a one page double-spaced write up of the statistical results in which you do the following:

-State the statistical assumptions for this test.

-Using the data set you have selected, choose independent and dependent variables.

-Develop the null hypothesis and the alternative hypothesis.

-Use SPSS to calculate a chi-square. (See Attached)

-Decide whether to reject or retain the null hypothesis.

-Generate syntax and output files in SPSS. (See Attached)

https://brainmass.com/statistics/hypothesis-testing/chi-square-with-spss-gss04student-database-race-vs-birth-defects-526328

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State the statistical assumptions for this test.

SIZE: There are a few assumptions for chi-square tests. First, this test is most appropriate when you have a large enough sample or data set and when you don't have large disproportionate sizes in the various conditions. Typically, the sample must be big enough to make the expected count in each cell at least five.

INDEPENDENCE: Each sample or participant can only belong to one cell. The sample cannot be used on correlated data -that is, it must be randomly selected so each data point is independent of each other. Third, each member of the population must have an equal probability of ...

#### Solution Summary

Your tutorial is 407 words, three references and a chi-square table to show results. Includes discussion of assumptions, dependent and independent variables, hypotheses (null and alternative) and conclusion.