PROPHET StatGuide: Kruskal-Wallis test


The Kruskal-Wallis test is used to test the null hypothesis that multiple population distribution functions (corresponding to multiple samples) are identical against the alternative hypothesis that they differ by location.


The full version of StatGuide for the Kruskal-Wallis test will be available in a future release. In the meantime, to properly analyze and interpret results of the Kruskal-Wallis test, you should be familiar with the following terms and concepts: If you are not familiar with these terms and concepts, you are advised to consult with a statistician. Failure to understand and properly apply the Kruskal-Wallis test may result in drawing erroneous conclusions from your data. Additionally, you may want to consult the following references:

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Last modified: March 18, 1997

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