Use the following information, and require an F distribution table. Ben conducts an experiment to test the effect of relationship type on relationship satisfaction. He interviews one member of nine different couples, and administers a questionnaire which gives a score to indicate the satisfaction of the respondent with their relationship (higher scores indicate greater satisfaction) Three of the subjects were married in a religious ceremony; three were legally married in a registry office away from family and friends; and three are in long term monogamous relationships, but have not officially married.
Which statistical test should Ben conduct on his data?
a. Paired t tests
b. One way ANOVA
c. Independent t test
d. Multiple regression