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how to take the sum in using 3 point scale

I have conducted a survey through a questionnaire which consists of 45 questions grouped under 6 independent variables and apart from this i have taken 3 dependent variables which i want to regress ...
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What statistical analysis should I use for my study?

In my psych class we were testing to see if groups of men or groups of women would be more helpful in an emergency situation (we are testing for the bystander effect), and we are testing to see if ...
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regarding the explanation of interaction plot

I was trying to draw an interaction plot for two predictor variables as follows: interaction.plot(xtest[,2],xtest[,8],y) I got the following plot. I do not know ...
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Average time series data (summarize) increasing slope of line

We are working on time series data forecasting. Our input data set is large, so thought to average two consecutive data points and reduce it to half the size. But we have observed that average values ...
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difference between machine learning and stastitical technique [duplicate]

Is there any difference between machine learning and stastitical techniques. I have searched a lot some researchers say that there are some overlap some are saying there is no difference.Can you give ...
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Should descriptive statistics on percentages data be weighted?

I'm trying to put together descriptive statistics for a set of differently sized groups of students. For each group of students, let's say I know the # of students who are left handed. I'd like to ...
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Best statistical method to show different performance week over week

I am trying to get best statical method to show performance of accumulative revenue by customer compare week over week. Currently I have about over 100 customer charts compare by hour from same day ...
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Getting estimates of hospital specific stroke admissions data

I am analysing a small data set on stroke process of care gathered from public sources but don't have access to hospital specific emergency stroke admissions over a period of time data except for ...
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What are the Outputs of analytic process

I am trying to understand the different types of output generated as a result of the analytic process. If my customer does not understand Linear regression, Random Forest, then what is the best way of ...
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regarding the statistics to test the impact of some subset values on a given variable

For a given variable, there is a set of values. We know that these values can belong to different clusters. For instance, a lot of values center around a small value while other values center around a ...
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How to measure defense and attack of a soccer team using goals

i've been trying to come up with a way to measure attack and defense of a team in terms of goals scored and received. The only thing that has crossed my mind is to divide the number of goals ...
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How to quantify the importance of a win in soccer?

I've been thinking lately that the "importance" of a win in a soccer match depends on how good the opponent is. Let's take the spanish league for example. You have some elite teams like Barcelona FC, ...
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questions on characterizing a variable into ordered, categorical or continuous

When building the regression models, some independent variables are of the following type x={1, 2, -100.1, 200.1, 300, 0, 0, 0, 0, 4000} If there exists an ...
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Summary of Probabilities

I am trying to summarize the ages of a population of five people. I have the following observations with an "Average" calculated at the end: ...
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Drop1() and Summary() on lm object

I need to analyse unbalanced data through linear regression: modJuin=lm(TleafMax~TairMax*orientation, na.action="na.exclude", data=aJuin) "TairMax" is a ...
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stat about variance of error

I have 2 population A and B: A contains the data with errors, while B contains the correct data. I want to find out a way to statistically correct the error of A. I compute the error from every row ...
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ranking based on lower confidence interval

I have a database of bridge scores from a local bridge club that effectively contains for this question, three fields: name, ...
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Presenting summary statistics

For a section reporting descriptive statistics should I use the non-transformed variables $x$ or the transformed variables used in the regression analysis (e.g. differenced logs of a variable, $\Delta ...
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Stratified or multi-stage sampling?

I just started volunteering with a small organization that wants to estimate the average and total number environmental trouble spots in a large US city. They have a clear definition of an ...
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How to project video viewcount based on historicals?

My goal is to create a formula that can give an indication of how a YouTube channel's video will perform in the first 30 days of its lifespan and eliminate viral video / "lightening in a bottle" ...
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UnReSolved Mean Adjust DataSet to achieve .5 Mean [duplicate]

Update So I've done some of my own work on transformational methods, and the best I can get is what I call an s transform as detailed in this workbook; however, various attempts at trying to mean ...
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Is it random and representative of all Australians if 200 people are interviewed from the the Sydney area Phone book?

1000 people selected, 200 replies those were taken in as data. Is this representative of Australian even though it's just in the sydney area. Is it random?
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Summarizing a lognormal distribution with geometric mean and standard deviation

I have some data that I strongly suspect are lognormally distributed, and I'd like to summarize the distribution using the mean and standard deviation. I've read that with lognormal distributions the ...
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Visually summarising a mess of directed line segments

I have a data set of millions of directed line segments. The line segments are sequential - it's a climatic variable (sensible heat), with observed and simulated values at half-hourly intervals. I'm ...
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Calculate odds ratio and confidence interval from p-value

I am working with summary statistics from a genome-wide association study (p-values, odds ratio, standard error). The test statistic in the dataset was inflated, so I have had to correct for this ...
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how to calculate a summary value and statistical error in time series

I have a set of data that comes for empirical measurements over a number of days. From the beginning of the experiment to the end of it, every five minutes temperature was measured inside (Ti) and ...
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How do I perform a statistical analysis on an intervention based study?

I am trying to get my head around the best way to analyse a study. The study comprises of persons that get given a number of up to 10 different interventions, whereby hospital admission frequency is ...
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Sum of Variance or Standard Error?

My end goal is to present the average travel time for a corridor and the standard deviation (or standard error) of that travel time. I'm not sure what to present to be statistically correct, here is ...
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Hierarchical clustering of repeated measures in a few locations

I have a water quality data (value) measured 10 times (every month - data) on three depths (shallow, medium, deep) in five location (A, B, C, D, E): I want to find in which location values are ...
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What advantages should a weekly latency report give me over a daily report

We have a daily report that takes the days p90 website latency data and compares it with the same day over the past four weeks and tells whether the p90 latency has gone up or down for a particular ...
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Determine concrete important factors in pca

after using the R function pcromp () I get how many factors might be important. How to determine what are these factors? Which statistical tool could I use? I appreciate your reply!
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$t$ test vs $\chi^{2}$ once sample is split into two groups?

I would appreciate some guidance regarding the use of a t test vs $\chi^{2}$. I am looking at some small set of demographic data (n only 13). I have divided up the sample into two sets, those with ...
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Is it Poisson distributed, and if so, what's its meaning?

I've collected data from my website. The website is about cars. The data are about user reviews and the cars. what we see in the graphs is the probability of some car type (Ford Focus 2008) to have X ...
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Weighting on tables

I have a question about terminology. Suppose I have data categorized by three factors A, B, and C, with cell means $\bar{y}_{ijk}$ and cell frequencies $n_{ijk}$, where $i$, $j$, and $k$ index A, B, ...
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Better estimator of expected sum than mean

I am trying to find the optimal estimator for the maximal expected $\Sigma X_i$ where $X_i$ is sampled from an unknown distribution which is chosen to be maximal. To clarify and simplify, there are ...
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What is the z-value of glm model parameters?

I know what the z-value of a single observation is, that is explained in Wikipedia. But what is the z-value of a parameter in a glm model?
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Comparing salaries in different countries

I have a number of salary figures for roles that I want to compare across various countries. Obviously each country has their own currency and living costs. A simple way of comparing would be to use ...
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Variation within and between groups

So in my data, I have parameters(~800) and each parameter has 14 different groups. I individually know the mean and standard deviation within each group for each parameter. The data within each group ...
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Variance of sample mean in a binomial distribution

I'm trying to derive that the variance of phat = pq/n. I'm unfortunately not getting that. Please tell me where I'm going wrong... ...
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Computation of parameters of truncated normal distribution

I have a numeric data sample with mean $\mu$ and standard deviation $\sigma$. I believe that this data has a normal distribution truncated to $[0,1]$. Is there a reasonably simple formula for ...
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selecting the bins for extremely skewed data

I have a data that exhibits nearly a power law distribution, and I want to know a good binning technique to summarize the statistics. For example consider the following data: $$ \begin{array}{rr} ...
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Descriptive statistics show more than 100%

I have race as a variable in my model and my measurement reflects the executives' race in the company's management (score 1 if any specific race is in the management). The problem is that managements ...
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What statistical model can be used to find how following variables relate?

I want to find the relationship between a disease incidence in a region and a number of other environmental factors such as temperature, elevation etc. I have tables containing this data for a ...
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Bootstrap hypothesis testing with small sample sizes

I have 2 campaigns (a control and a test campaign), the data are like this: ...
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Probability of a sale in a given month based on past activity including order frequency

The sales history for customer A looks like this: Jan : $500 (4 sales) Feb : $200 (2 sales) Mar : $0 (0 sales) etc.. I want to know: The probability of ...
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Can I use Empirical Cumulative Distribution Function to derive standardized values of various data sets?

I have an idea to use ECDF conversion of data to their uniform distribution of equal sample sizes. So, for say 1000 pieces of data, each value should more or less correlate with a .1% representative ...
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Reference to the formula for sample variance of combined samples

One can prove it by a straightforward computation that the sample variance of two samples combined is $\sigma^2=\frac{N_1-1}{N-1}\sigma_1^2+\frac{N_1}{N-1}\mu_1^2+ ...
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Can you compare two groups with only partial summary information?

I have to group $A$ ($\bar X_1 =20, N_1=10$) and group $B$ ($\bar X_2 = 25, N_2=15$). Is there a way I can compare these two groups and get some statistical significance? I was thinking about using ...
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Is there any MOOCS on statistical analysis of Applied behavioral economics?

I couldn't find a single MOOCs on Applied behavioral economics and statistics, on how can we used statistical analysis in behavioral economics. If someone can point me in the right direction, it would ...
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Confused about the basic maths in Incremental/Uplift modelling

I have recently gotten to study Incremental modelling, which is used in Marketing to study the incremental impact of a certain action on a treatment group against a control group. However, I am very ...