Selecting Statistical tool

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Selecting Statistical tool

Type of research objectiveType of statistics
How many…, What percentage.., What is…Frequency distribution
Describe the …Mean, Median, mode, Range, Skewness, Kurtosis
What is the difference …Distribution, Means, Proportion, Medians, Ranking
Level, size or share, opinionMean, percentage
How many X is also Y.? Relationship between factors. Compare between subdivision/category/groups on a factorChi-square
Difference between group How group of people vary in their opinion/ attitude/behaviourANOVA
ImportanceRanking
Relationship between variablesCorrelation
Influence of variable (what causes the effect) What is the degree/contribution of influence…Regression
Combination of factors that differentiate groupsDiscriminant analysis
Factors that predict binary groupLOGIT
Indentify the Underlying dimensions / factors (Categorize variables/items)Factor analysis
To find homogenous group of people (Categorize respondents) What type of people…Cluster analysis

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