Evaluating paired categorical data when the pairing is lost

  title={Evaluating paired categorical data when the pairing is lost},
  author={Robert N. Montgomery and Amber Watts and Nicole C Burns and Eric D Vidoni and Jonathan D. Mahnken},
ABSTRACTWe encountered a problem in which a study's experimental design called for the use of paired data, but the pairing between subjects had been lost during the data collection procedure. Thus we were presented with a data set consisting of pre and post responses but with no way of determining the dependencies between our observed pre and post values. The aim of the study was to assess whether an intervention called Self-Revelatory Performance had an impact on participant's perceptions of… CONTINUE READING