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## SOCIAL STATISTICS

Renáta Németh, Dávid Simon

ELTE

Summary

## Summary

Terms

Associational index

PRE - proportional reduction of error)

asymmetrical/symmetrical associational indices

sensitivity to independence

same and reverse order pairs

Associational indices and their characteristics

Nominal / nominal

Lambda (asymmetrical, 0 +1, not sensitive to independence)

Rogoff ratio (symmetrical, changing interval)

Odds ratio (symmetrical, 0 +, variationally independent)

Ordinal/ordinal

Gamma (symmetrical, -1 +1)

Somer’s d (asymmetrical, -1 +1)

Spearman (rank) correlation (symmetrical, -1 +1)

### Example

How does people’s idea of national identity relate to the strength of their affinity to their country? We’ll compare Hungary and Great Britain.

1. Identify the dependent and the independent variable. Give your reasons.

2. Using the crosstab identify whether there is any connection between the variables, how strong it is, and if there is a direction.

3. Use associational indices. Explain your choice.

Variables:

How close do you feel to your country?

very close

close

not very close

How important is it concerning one’s national identity to be born in that country? (Important: born in (Rs country)

very important

fairly important

not very important

Associational indices:

Great Britain

Hungary