# Tag Archives: categorical variable

## How to test for moderation? (part 1)

Let’s start by defining what moderation means in the context of a regression model or structural equation modeling (SEM). You have probably already tested for moderation without knowing that you were doing something that sounds so sophisticated, because moderation is … Continue reading

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Tagged categorical variable, dummy coding, interaction, level of measurement, moderation, moderator, predictor
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## When do I need to use a one-way ANOVA and how do I interpret the results?

Let’s start by defining when a one-way Analysis of Variance is adequate. One of the assumptions in the one-way ANOVA is that the dependent variable is of a continuous nature and the independent variable is categorical. A categorical variable takes … Continue reading

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Tagged Analysis of Variance, ANOVA, categorical variable, one-way ANOVA
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