Welcome › Forums › Forums › Getting Help with Nvivo – Scroll to end to post a question › Crosstabs or matrix coding on multiple (3) distinct nodes? Is this possible? › Reply To: Crosstabs or matrix coding on multiple (3) distinct nodes? Is this possible?
We did not receive any NVivo project file from this posting so could not check the veracity of a compound matrix in this case. For anyone reading this post, a compound matrix is where you run an NVivo matrix against two sets of nodes and convert the results into a new set of nodes. You then add your new nodes to a new matrix to further intersect them with other nodes or demographics/profiling or questionnaire data.
For example, if I had attitudinal, behavioral or similar qualitative meanings coded to a nodes or indeed several nodes such as types of risk for example. And if I wanted to understand the degree to which risks were gender and age related in my study population. My fist matrix would sub-divide my risk types into sub-nodes demarcated along gender lines. Now I can see if women in my group share or take different types of risks to men. I convert my matrix to nodes and put the gender split nodes into an age range matrix. Now I can see if younger or older men, or indeed women, take similar or different risks or if age mitigates risk based on how much data comes from younger or older men and/or women.
Hope this is helpful to anyone considering this type of analysis