Bivariate Analysis

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Bivariate analysis is concerned with the relationships between pairs of variables (X, Y) in a data set. The following data analysis situations can be visualized, depending on the measurement levels of variables and whether there is any distinction between dependent and independent variables.
Variables 
Measurement scale 
Distinction between dependent and independent variables? 
Statistical technique 
IDAMS module 
X Y 
Interval Interval 
No distinction 
Pearson’s correlation 
PEARSON 
X Y 
Ordinal Ordinal 
No distinction 
Kendall’s Tau
Spearman’s Rho Wilcoxon
Signed Test MannWhittney Test 
TABLES 
X Y 
Nominal Nominal 
No distinction 
Chi square Lambda Test 
TABLES 
X Y 
Interval Interval 
Distinction 
Simple linear regression 
REGRESSN 
X Y 
Nominal Interval 
Distinction: Y is dependent 
Regression with dummy 
REGRESSN ONEWAY 