## Description

Create a research question using the General Social Survey dataset that can be answered using categorical analysis. Review Chapters 10 and 11 of the Frankfort-Nachmias & Leon-Guerrero course text

Frankfort-Nachmias, C., & Leon-Guerrero, A. (2020). *Social statistics for a diverse society* (9th ed.). Sage Publications.

- Chapter 9, “Bivariate Tables” (pp. 281-325)
- Chapter 10, “The Chi-Square Test and Measures of Association” (pp. 327-373)

Use SPSS to answer the research question. Post your response to the following:

- Include the General Social Survey Dataset’s mean of Age to verify the dataset you used.
- What is your research question?
- What is the null hypothesis for your question?
- What research design would align with this question?
- What dependent variable was used and how is it measured?
- What independent variable is used and how is it measured?
- If you found significance, what is the strength of the effect?
- Explain your results for a lay audience and further explain what the answer is to your research question.

## Explanation & Answer

See attached:)

Running head: CATEGORICAL ANALYSIS

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Categorical analysis

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CATEGORICAL ANALYSIS

This paper attempts to apply categorical analysis technics in the General survey data set.

The data set comprises a sample of 2529 observations grouped into 31 variables. However, the

focus of this paper will be only two variables; Respondents’ race and highest degree obtained.

Both variables are categorical and assume nominal and ordinal scales of measurement. The...

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