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SPSS and SAS programs for comparing Pearson correlations and OLS regression coefficients.
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PMID:  23344734     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Several procedures that use summary data to test hypotheses about Pearson correlations and ordinary least squares regression coefficients have been described in various books and articles. To our knowledge, however, no single resource describes all of the most common tests. Furthermore, many of these tests have not yet been implemented in popular statistical software packages such as SPSS and SAS. In this article, we describe all of the most common tests and provide SPSS and SAS programs to perform them. When they are applicable, our code also computes 100 × (1 - α)% confidence intervals corresponding to the tests. For testing hypotheses about independent regression coefficients, we demonstrate one method that uses summary data and another that uses raw data (i.e., Potthoff analysis). When the raw data are available, the latter method is preferred, because use of summary data entails some loss of precision due to rounding.
Bruce Weaver; Karl L Wuensch
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Behavior research methods     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1554-3528     ISO Abbreviation:  Behav Res Methods     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101244316     Medline TA:  Behav Res Methods     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Human Sciences Division, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada, P7B 5E1,
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