I’d really like some help with sample sizes for a full factorial design for a Marketing campaign I’m involved in - looking at response rate. I want to test 4 things, all have 2 levels, cannot be changed and are categorical. If I were to conduct 4 separate A/B tests the cell volumes would look like this:
Control response rate = 0.6%
Test 1 (A/B)
Test 2 (A/B)
Test 3 (A/B)
Test 4 (A/B)
But I’m keen to look at the interaction effects (only at 2* level) between the factors. I would like to set up a 16 cell full factorial DOE but am unsure of what sample sizes to use in each of the 16 cells. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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The procedure for determining power estimates in JMP Pro for a DOE with a binomial response as in your case has a number of steps as follows:
Firstly thankyou so much for your response. I spent some time with my colleague yesterday going through your example and we are pleased with our learnings.
One part I think we need to understand a little better is around the similated responses for the effects. (as in the "example similation" jpeg you have attached)
I think as we have some prior knowledge of expected response rate and uplift that we can use these as conditions to similate Y?
Base expected response rate = 0.6%
Success for factor 1 = 50% uplift
Success for factor 2, 3, and 4 = 10% uplift
I'm thinking the intercept to be IN(0.006/0.994) = -5.12 but not sure of X1 - X4, and the interaction effects
Any further help would be great
The first thing to say is that all of these estimates are in log odds, which are a bit strange.
So the baseline response (or “intercept”) of 0.6% is a probability, p, of 0.006. As you said, you can convert to log odds like this:
Log odds = ln( p / 1-p ) = ln(0.006 / 0.994) = -5.11
Next, an uplift of 10% means that the response rate is 10% higher for level 1 versus level 2 (or vice versa). This is the same as saying that it is an uplift of 5% versus the average response for both levels of the factor.
So a response rate of 0.63% for level 1 versus 0.57% for level 2.
Which means p = 0.0063 versus p = 0.0057.
Which means log odds for colour 1 = ln( 0.0063 / 1-0.0063 ) = -5.06
Finally the difference in log odds for level 1 versus the intercept is -5.06 - -5.12 = 0.0491
It is a bit confusing because of our definition of the intercept. We define the effect for level 1 as the change in response rate (in log odds) versus the baseline response rate, which is the response rate averaged across level 1 and level 2.
In other software the intercept is defined as the response for one level versus the other level.
Thanks so much for this - I feel like I'm nearly there. For the 1 level factors and cell size of 15,000 (I have just found out that that is the maximum I can have from a
budget perspective) I get a power of 0.72-0.76. I was hoping it to be >0.8 but I thing I can get comfortable given this is a marketing campaign (and not a manufacturing process).
The last part is the interaction effects. I've just put in 0.0491 for the estimates of these also (and get even lower power) - but I don't think this is correct.
Any help would be great
Thanks again for everything so far
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