Pearson product moment correlation coefficient


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Pearson product moment correlation coefficient (r)

a CORRELATION coefficient for use with continuous variables (interval or ratio scales) with a NORMAL DISTRIBUTION. A theoretical justification for the measure is that r2 is the proportion of the variance in one of the variables that may be predicted from the other.
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Mean scores in the sample for each of these scales are presented below along with the Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient of each variable with the Jealousy Score can be found in Table 1.
t-test and Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient were performed for the analysis of the data.
Responses were analyzed using descriptive statistics, and instrument reliability was analyzed using the Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient and Cronbach's Alpha for internal consistency.
The most commonly used descriptive statistic of correlation is the Pearson product moment correlation coefficient. Because it is most appropriately used with interval data, the Pearson product moment correlation coefficient was the statistical test used to address the research question: What is the relationship between age and GPA?

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