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Test of independence

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A researcher who uses a "test of independence" to analyze his data in using a(n)

a. Two way chi-squared test
b. Independent-samples-test
c. Dependent-samples t-test
d. Meta-analysis

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Answer: a. Two way chi-squared test

No, you are correct. In fact, Contingency tables are used to examine the relationship between subjects' scores on two qualitative or categorical variables. For example, consider the hypothetical experiment on the effectiveness of early childhood intervention programs. In the experimental group, 73 of 85 ...

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