Accession Number : AD0635375
Title : COMMENT ON CORRELATION COEFFICIENT USE.
Corporate Author : ARMY AEROMEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT FORT RUCKER ALA
Personal Author(s) : Avner, R. A.
Report Date : JUL 1966
Pagination or Media Count : 8
Abstract : In computing the Pearson r, observations are identified on a nominal scale. The values assigned these observations are measured on a ratio or interval scale. Confusion of these two facts has led to the mistaken assumption that the Pearxon r can measure degree of association between nominally measured variables. (Author)
Descriptors : (*STATISTICAL FUNCTIONS, EFFECTIVENESS), CORRELATION TECHNIQUES
Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE