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Publication date: 08/13/2020

Example of the Measures of Association Option

This example uses the Car Poll.jmp sample data table. Examine the probability of being married for males and females.

1. Select Help > Sample Data Library and open Car Poll.jmp.

2. Select Analyze > Fit Y by X.

3. Select marital status and click Y, Response.

4. Select sex and click X, Factor.

5. Click OK.

6. Click the red triangle next to Contingency Analysis of marital status By sex and select Measures of Association.

Figure 7.18 Example of the Measures of Association ReportĀ 

Since the variables that you want to examine (sex and marital status) are nominal, use the Lambda and Uncertainty measures. All of them are small, so it seems that there is a weak association between sex and marital status.

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