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Correlation analysis

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r=0.62, df=8, not significant at .05
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An urban sociologist interested in neighborliness collected data for a sample od 10 adults on (x) how many years they have lived in their neighborhood and (y) how many neighbors they regarded as friends. Compute a Pearson's correlation coefficient for this data and determine if the correlation is significant.

X Y
_________

1 1
5 4
6 2
1 3
8 5
2 1
5 2
9 6
4 7
2 0

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Step by step method for correlation analysis is discussed here.

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