NUMBAT OER - Open Educational Resources

Self Assessment:

Try the following self-assessment questions. When you have decided on your answer, mouse over the answer button to check:

For each of the following features, say whether it applies to a Kruskal-Wallis Anova?

  • Parametric test.

  • Numbers plugged into the formula for the statistic are frequencies.

  • Numbers plugged into the formula for the statistic are based on ranks.

  • The statistic is a ratio of between- and within-sample variances.

  • The statistic has two different degrees of freedom associated with it.

  • Used for assessing the differences between more than two samples.

  • Used on related data.

  • Uses a statistic called F.

  • Uses a statistic called H.

  • Reject the null hypothesis if the calculated statistic is greater than the critical value of the statistic looked up in a table.

  • Reject the null hypothesis if P on the SPSS printout is less than 0.05.