## Is there a post hoc test for Kruskal-Wallis?

You will get a Kruskal-Wallis test and will also get post hoc tests automatically if the omnibus test is significant if your grouping variable has more than two levels.

### How do you present Kruskal-Wallis results?

Kruskal-Wallis test results should be reported with an H statistic, degrees of freedom and the P value; thus H (3) = 8.17, P = . 013. Please note that the H and P are capitalized and italicized as required by most Referencing styles.

**What does Kruskal-Wallis test show?**

The Kruskal-Wallis H test (sometimes also called the “one-way ANOVA on ranks”) is a rank-based nonparametric test that can be used to determine if there are statistically significant differences between two or more groups of an independent variable on a continuous or ordinal dependent variable.

**What is the null hypothesis for Kruskal-Wallis test?**

The null hypothesis of the Kruskalâ€“Wallis test is that the mean ranks of the groups are the same.

## How is the Minitab used for the Kruskal Wallis test?

Minitab uses the chi-square distribution to estimate the p-value for this test. H is the test statistic for the Kruskal-Wallis test. Under the null hypothesis, the chi-square distribution approximates the distribution of H.

### How is the H-value calculated for the Kruskal Wallis test?

Minitab uses the mean rank to calculate the H-value, which is the test statistic for the Kruskal-Wallis test. To calculate the mean rank, Minitab ranks the combined samples. Minitab assigns the smallest observation a rank of 1, the second smallest observation a rank of 2, and so on.

**What do you need to know about Kruskal Wallis?**

Your data must have one categorical factor, a continuous response, and the data for all of the groups must have similarly shaped distributions. For example, a health administrator wants to compare the number of unoccupied beds in three hospitals. The administrator randomly selects 11 days and lists the number of unoccupied beds for each day.

**How to do Kruskal Wallis hospital bed medians?**

Open the sample data, HospitalBeds.MTW. Open the Kruskal-Wallis Test dialog box. Select Responses are in one column for all factor levels. In Response, enter Beds. In Factor, enter Hospital. Click OK. The sample medians for the three hospitals are 16, 31, and 17.