Checking for Multivariate Normality

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  • #1993
    semi0sane
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    I read in horror that SPSS cannot test multivariate normality (Field, A. Discovering Statistics using SPSS, 3rd edition, p 603)…. I have been using regression to calculate Mahalanobis distances in order to compare these against critical values…and to determine outliers…. is this a reputable solution?

    Please help!  Thanks 

    x semi0sane x 

    #1994
    Katie Metzler
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    Try posting your question in Andy Field’s SPSS group on methodspace! http://www.methodspace.com/group/folornum

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