Title

Analyzing Dyadic Data From Small Samples

Keywords

quantitative, program, research, evaluation

Abstract

The authors describe an approach to analyzing dyadic data that can be utilized with the smaller samples often available to researcher–practitioners working with couples in counseling. Specifically, the authors describe how to use the actor–partner interdependence model (APIM), a common dyadic data analysis tool, using a pooled regression approach that is appropriate for smaller sample sizes. An example is provided using data collected from a study of the role of expectancies in couple counseling outcomes. Additional data from the example study are provided in Appendix A for interested readers who want to practice the techniques they describe.

Original Publication Citation

Tambling, R. B., Johnson, S. K., & Johnson, L. N. (2011). Analyzing dyadic data from small samples: A pooled regression Actor-Partner Interdependence Model approach. Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, 2, 101-114. (DOI) 10.1177/2150137811422901

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

2011-04-25

Publisher

Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation

Language

English

College

Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Department

Family Life

University Standing at Time of Publication

Associate Professor

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