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> Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 18:18:13 +0200
> Subject: Re: st: MANOVA to verify difference
> From: email@example.com
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Thank you Ronan,
> i'll try to introduce you my problem!
> My database is made of
> - 57 observation (divided into 6 groups of respondant), representing
> firm's stakeholders (iROWS)
> - 11 binary variables, representing stakeholders' objectives (COL)
> - 4 normal (not descrete) variables, representing stakeholders' salience (COL)
> I want to verify if there are differences between the different groups
> according to the choosed objectives (VERY IMPORTANT: as said before,
> objectives are dummy variables, 0-1).
> Thank you again Ronan!
> 2011/9/21 Ronan Conroy <email@example.com>:
> > On 2011 MFómh 21, at 14:36, Damiano Bordogna wrote:
> >> Is it possible, with MANOVA, to verify if there's some kind of
> >> difference between different goups of observation?
> > That is the kind of question that doesn't get you very far. Can you explain what you are trying to do?
> > Many statistical procedures examine difference of some kind between groups of observations. And no statistical procedure can verify that there is a difference. All you can do is see how well the observed differences are explained by chance, and, more important, see if the observed effect sizes are of any real life importance.
> > Tell us a little more about your problem, then!
> > Ronán Conroy
> > firstname.lastname@example.org
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