I'm trying to report the results of my chi-square test for independence in APA format but these results don't resemble the examples I've seen especially the 4 digits before the period in the chi-square test results i.e. 9355.19 and 9556.44. Am I doing this right?

"the χ2 tests showed significant

results in the association of this

knowledge with years professional of

experience χ2 (4, N = 302) = 9355.19,

p = 0.83 and with professional level

χ2 (4, N = 302) = 9556.44, p = 0.30."

**These are the values:**

` I agree I disagree I don't know |Total Level 1 141 26 26 | 193 Level 2 29 5 12 | 46 Level 3 43 10 10 | 63 ----------------------------------------------- Total 213 41 48 | 302 `

Thank you very much for your help.

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#### Best Answer

Given the data you posted in your comment, here are the results I get from R:

`> x <- matrix(c(141,29,43,26,5,10,26,12,10), nc=3) > x [,1] [,2] [,3] [1,] 141 26 26 [2,] 29 5 12 [3,] 43 10 10 > chisq.test(x) Pearson's Chi-squared test data: x X-squared = 4.8007, df = 4, p-value = 0.3084 `

So, the $chi^2$ statistic is actually 4.80. (The expected values are the ones you gave in your comment.)