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Topic: Likert scales and chi squared
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Susan Gould-Leighton

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Likert scales and chi squared
Posted: Feb 27, 1997 3:52 PM
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I have some students who are doing surveys that use Likert (?) scales ie
1-5 agree / disagree answers. I realize theses are really not parametric,
but can you consider the answers as part of a two way table, if you ask two
samples that you think may have a difference and apply a chi square
inference test or am I completely out to lunch ?

Susan Gould-Leighton
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