Date: Wed, 12 Feb 1997 09:35:20 -0600
Reply-To: "Nichols, David" <nichols@SPSS.COM>
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From: "Nichols, David" <nichols@SPSS.COM>
Subject: Re: rank order data
>From: Brooke S. G. Molina[SMTP:brookem+@PITT.EDU]
>Sent: Tuesday, February 11, 1997 11:32 AM
>To: Multiple recipients of list SPSSX-L
>Subject: rank order data
>My colleagues and I are conducting a repeated measures MANOVA with a couple
>of covariates and continuous outcome variables. This is not a problem.
>However, now we have four outcome variables (same predictor variables) that
>are rank order variables. Does anyone know the appropriate statistical
>analysis and whether it exists in SPSS?
>Brooke Molina, Ph.D.
>Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
>Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic
>University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
>3811 O'Hara Street
>Pittsburgh, PA 15213
There is no equivalent nonparametric analysis that I know of. SPSS
have anything made for this kind of data; most packages won't. Probably
the thing most likely to be appropriate would be something in a mixed
models approach to nonlinear modeling.
>Senior Support Statistician