Calculating a correlation matrix

Measure the correlation / association between 2 or more variables.

  1. Select a cell in the dataset.
  2. On the Analyse-it ribbon tab, in the Statistical Analyses group, click Correlation or Multivariate, and then click the statistics to show:
    Option Description
    Correlation Matrix Show the product-moment correlation coefficients.
    Rank Correlation Matrix Show the rank correlation coefficients.
    The analysis task pane opens.
  3. In the Variables list, select the variables.
  4. Optional: To highlight the coefficients depending on their sign and magnitude, select the Color maps check box.
  5. Optional: To show univariate descriptive statistics for each variable, select the Descriptives for each variable check box.
  6. Click Calculate.
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