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Date:         Mon, 22 May 2006 17:14:25 -0400
Reply-To:     "Zdaniuk, Bozena" <>
Sender:       "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         "Zdaniuk, Bozena" <>
Subject:      effect size - correlation
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Hello, I assume that the squared coefficient of bivariate correlation can be used as a measure of effect size, right? If this is the case, could someone comment what would be considered a medium effect size for a bivariate correlation in the behavioral sciences? I realize that for tests based on means, the effect size of .5 is considered medium but for a correlation that would mean a coefficient of .7 which is very rarely found in beh. Science. Any comments, references would be greatly appreciated. Thanks a lot. Bozena

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