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Likert Data: What to Use, Parametric or Non-Parametric?

@inproceedings{Murray2013LikertDW,
  title={Likert Data: What to Use, Parametric or Non-Parametric?},
  author={Jacqueline Murray},
  year={2013}
}
The objective of the study was to determine whether the type of statistical tests conducted on Likert scale data affect the conclusions. Pearson, Spearman rho and Kendall tau_b analyses conducted on actual scale data revealed that there was a positive relationship between all the permuted pairs of the variables at the p<.05 level. However the relationship between the variables indicated a weak relationship for all of the tests except for the relationship between the constructs academic self… 

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