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## Is there a post hoc test for Kruskal-Wallis?

You will get a Kruskal-Wallis test and will also get post hoc tests automatically if the omnibus test is significant if your grouping variable has more than two levels.

**How do I report Kruskal-Wallis results in text?**

@ Wenyan Xu, Kruskal-Wallis test results should be reported with an H statistic, degrees of freedom and the P value; thus H (3) = 8.17, P = . 013. Please note that the H and P are capitalized and italicized as required by most Referencing styles.

**What does the Kruskal-Wallis test tell you?**

The Kruskal-Wallis H test (sometimes also called the “one-way ANOVA on ranks”) is a rank-based nonparametric test that can be used to determine if there are statistically significant differences between two or more groups of an independent variable on a continuous or ordinal dependent variable.

### How do I run Kruskal-Wallis in Excel?

How to Perform a Kruskal-Wallis Test in Excel

- Step 1: Enter the data. Enter the following data, which shows the total growth (in inches) for each of the 10 plants in each group:
- Step 2: Rank the data. Next, we will use the RANK.
- Step 3: Calculate the test statistic and the corresponding p-value. The test statistic is defined as:
- Step 4: Report the results.

**Under what circumstances would you use a non parametric test?**

Nonparametric tests are also called distribution-free tests because they don’t assume that your data follow a specific distribution. You may have heard that you should use nonparametric tests when your data don’t meet the assumptions of the parametric test, especially the assumption about normally distributed data.

**How do you calculate Chi Square in Excel?**

Calculate the chi square p value Excel: Steps

- Step 1: Calculate your expected value.
- Step 2: Type your data into columns in Excel.
- Step 3: Click a blank cell anywhere on the worksheet and then click the “Insert Function” button on the toolbar.
- Step 4: Type “Chi” in the Search for a Function box and then click “Go.”

#### How do you calculate a chi square?

Calculate the chi square statistic x2 by completing the following steps:

- For each observed number in the table subtract the corresponding expected number (O — E).
- Square the difference [ (O —E)2 ].
- Divide the squares obtained for each cell in the table by the expected number for that cell [ (O – E)2 / E ].

**What is chi square test used for?**

The Chi-Square Test of Independence determines whether there is an association between categorical variables (i.e., whether the variables are independent or related). It is a nonparametric test. This test is also known as: Chi-Square Test of Association.

**How do I know if my chi square is significant?**

You could take your calculated chi-square value and compare it to a critical value from a chi-square table. If the chi-square value is more than the critical value, then there is a significant difference. You could also use a p-value. First state the null hypothesis and the alternate hypothesis.

## How do you select the null hypothesis for a chi square test?

The degrees of freedom for the chi-square are calculated using the following formula: df = (r-1)(c-1) where r is the number of rows and c is the number of columns. If the observed chi-square test statistic is greater than the critical value, the null hypothesis can be rejected.

**What does a chi-square of 0 mean?**

The Chi-square value is a single number that adds up all the differences between our actual data and the data expected if there is no difference. If the actual data and expected data (if no difference) are identical, the Chi-square value is 0. A bigger difference will give a bigger Chi-square value.

**What is the range of chi-square?**

χ2 (chi-square) is another probability distribution and ranges from 0 to ∞. The test above statistic formula above is appropriate for large samples, defined as expected frequencies of at least 5 in each of the response categories.

### When would you use a chi-square homogeneity test?

This lesson explains how to conduct a chi-square test of homogeneity. The test is applied to a single categorical variable from two or more different populations. It is used to determine whether frequency counts are distributed identically across different populations.

**What is the difference between a chi square test of homogeneity and independence?**

both use the same testing statistics. However they are different from each other. Test for independence is concerned with whether one attribute is independent of the other and involves a single sample from the population. On the other hand, test of homogeneity tests whether different samples come from same population.

**What is a homogeneity test?**

This test determines if two or more populations (or subgroups of a population) have the same distribution of a single categorical variable. The test of homogeneity expands the test for a difference in two population proportions, which is the two-proportion Z-test we learned in Inference for Two Proportions.