Discussion: Categorical Data AnalysisAs with the previous week’s Discussion, this Discussion assists in solidifying your understanding of statistical testing by engaging in some data analysis. This week you will once again work with a real, secondary dataset to construct a research question, perform categorical data analysis that answers the question, and interpret the results.Whether in a scholarly or practitioner setting, good research and data analysis should have the benefit of peer feedback. For this Discussion, you will post your response to the hypothesis test, along with the results. Be sure and remember that the goal is to obtain constructive feedback to improve the research and its interpretation, so please view this as an opportunity to learn from one another.To prepare for this Discussion:Review Chapters 10 and 11 of the Frankfort-Nachmias & Leon-Guerrero course text and the media program found in this week’s Learning Resources related to bivariate categorical tests.Create a research question using the General Social Survey dataset that can be answered using categorical analysis.By Day 3Use SPSS to answer the research question. Post your response to the following:What is your research question?What is the null hypothesis for your question?What research design would align with this question?What dependent variable was used and how is it measured?What independent variable is used and how is it measured?If you found significance, what is the strength of the effect?Explain your results for a lay audience and further explain what the answer is to your research question.Be sure to support your Main Post and Response Post with reference to the week’s Learning Resources and other scholarly evidence in APA Style.Learning Resources Required ReadingsFrankfort-Nachmias, C., & Leon-Guerrero, A. (2015).Social statistics for a diverse society(7th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.Chapter 10, “Bivariate Tables” (pp. 303–346)Chapter 11, “The Chi-Square Test and Measures of Association” (pp. 347–387)Document:Chi Square Scenarios (PDF)Use these scenarios to complete your Assignment for this week.DatasetsDocument:Data Set 2014 General Social Survey (dataset file)Use this dataset to complete this week’s Discussion.Note:You will need the SPSS software to open this dataset.Document:Data Set Afrobarometer (dataset file)Use this dataset to complete this week’s Assignment.Note:You will need the SPSS software to open this dataset.Document:High School Longitudinal Study 2009 Dataset (dataset file)Use this dataset to complete this week’s Assignment.Note:You will need the SPSS software to open this dataset.
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