Prerequisite: NURS 7202 or Instructor's consent.
Practical understanding of the logic and application of selected multivariate statistics provided. Areas covered are use of multivariate statistical tests in research, choosing an appropriate statistical test, and examining multivariate tests that apply to continuous and categorical dependent and independent variables. The multivariate techniques that will be examined this semester will include multiple regression, logistic regression, multivariate analysis of variance, repeated measures ANOVA and MANOVA, and either factor analysis, structural equation modeling, or hierarchical linear modeling. Emphasis placed on practical application of these statistics, use of statistical computer packages to generate output, and interpretation of such analyses.