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Choosing a correlation test
Explanations > Social Research > Analysis > Choosing a correlation test Choosing the test  Discussion  See also
Choosing the testUse the table below to choose the test. See below for further details.
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+}dichotomous = 'can have only two values' (eg. yes/no or 0/1). DiscussionA correlation coefficient is measured between 1 and 1. A positive indicates that if one variable increases, the other increases also. A negative coefficient indicates that if one variable increases, the other decreases. 0 indicates no relationship between the two variables. 1 or 1 indicates a linear relationships, such that if one variable is known, the second can be accurately predicted. See also 

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