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Date:   Tue, 5 May 1998 18:33:45 GMT
Reply-To:   Dean <dnelson_extra@DANENET.WICIP.ORG>
Sender:   "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:   Dean <dnelson_extra@DANENET.WICIP.ORG>
Organization:   University of Wisconsin, Madison
Subject:   Re: SPSS Survey

In article <dvoelker-0405982219570001@dip454.inav.net>, dvoelker@inav.REMOVEME.net says...

> > Yep, I noticed too, and emailed them about it. Haven't heard back. >Unfortunately, this is going to invalidate the results, because some >people will read carefully and use the scale as written, while others will >use their mental schema for a bipolar scale with the extremes at either >end.

All that is needed is a good estimate of the proportion of people falling into each group, a good project for some enterprising graduate student.

Dean


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