Statistics - Two Question Hypothesis Testing
Two-Question Hypothesis Testing determines whether two sample parameters are
significantly different from each other. The level of significance is set to 95% by default
but can be set to other values on the Options tab. This situation, deemed a two group
test, allows you to compare two variables against each other.
To perform a Two-Question Hypothesis Test:
- Select Statistics Two-Question Hypothesis Testing. The Hypothesis testing
between two sets dialog box will appear.
- To choose the first question you would like to test against, click on the question in
the Select Question for A listbox.
- To apply a query to the first question choose a query from the Query A dropdown
- You may sort the questions alphabetically by checking the Sort checkbox.
- To select and apply the second question and query follow steps 2-3 above for
- You should now see data in the Test Results box.
- The value in the Hypothesis text box is the value being compared to and can
be changed as desired.
- The value in the Confidence Level text box determines margin of error
statistics and can be changed as desired.
- Be sure to click on a question in either of the Select Question boxes to refresh
the data in the Test Results box after changing any of the options in steps 7
- Click Finish when the results are displayed as you would like.