Survey research and design in psychology/Abbreviations
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Abbreviation | Meaning |
Alpha | |
ANOVA | Analysis of Variance |
ANCOVA | Analysis of Covariance |
β | Beta (Standardised regression coefficient) |
^{2} | Chi-square |
CI | Confidence Interval |
df | Degrees of Freedom |
DV | Dependent Variable |
e | Error |
ES | Effect Size |
^{2} | Eta-squared |
_{p}^{2} | Partial Eta-squared |
H_{0} | Null hypothesis |
H_{1} | Alternative hypothesis |
IV | Independent Variable |
LOM | Level of Measurement |
LR | Linear Regression |
M | Mean |
MD | Mahalanobis’ Distance |
MLR | Multiple Linear Regression |
MVO | Multivariate Outlier |
N | Sample Size |
PASW | Statistical Package for the Social Sciences - formerly known as SPSS |
Phi | |
r | Product-moment correlation or Pearson’s correlation |
R | Multiple correlation co-efficient |
SD | Standard Deviation |
SE | Standard Error |
SPSS | Statistical Package for the Social Sciences - now known as PASW |
ST | Significance Test/Testing |