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What is your favorite “data analysis” cartoon?

This is one of my favorites: One entry per answer. (This is in the vein of the Stack Overflow question What’s your favorite “programmer” cartoon?.) P.S. Do not hotlink the cartoon without the site's ...
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How can a regression be significant yet all predictors be non-significant? [duplicate]

My multiple regression analysis model has a statistically significant F value however all beta values are statistically non-significant. All the regression assumptions are met. No multicollinearity ...
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Why is it possible to get significant F statistic (p<.001) but non-significant regressor t-tests?

In a multiple linear regression, why is it possible to have a highly significant F statistic (p<.001) but have very high p-values on all the regressor's t tests? In my model, there are 10 ...
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Simulation of logistic regression power analysis - designed experiments

This question is in response to an answer given by @Greg Snow in regards to a question I asked concerning power analysis with logistic regression and SAS ...
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Multiple linear regression for hypothesis testing

I am familiar with using multiple linear regressions to create models of various variables. However, I was curious if regression tests are ever used to do any sort of basic hypothesis testing. If so, ...
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multiple regression and multiple comparisons

Say I fit a multiple regression of p explanatory variables. The t-test will allow me to check if any single one of those is significant ($H_0: \beta_i = 0$). I can do a partial F-test to check if some ...
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How can you have a non-significant multiple regression model w/ significant predictors? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Not-significant F but a significant coefficient in multiple linear regression How can a regression be significant yet all predictors be non-significant? Significance of ...
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Non-significant group effect, but LSD post hoc is significant. Why? [closed]

I am performing repeated ANOVAs in SPSS and came across something I don't understand. Basically, the main effect of group (I have three groups) is not significant (p = .062), but the LSD post hoc ...
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Not-significant F but a significant coefficient in multiple linear regression

I have a regression with two continuous predictors and one dichotomous predictor in Model 1 and two interactions of each of the continuous predictors with the dichotomous predictor in Model 2. The ...
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F test fails but t-test does not? [duplicate]

I'm a bit confused about this. I have a model with multiple variables trying to explain the dependent variable. When I use the F test, I don't pass the critical value. But when I seperate the ...
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Categorical variables in multinomial logistic regression end up converted into binary variables

When I run multinomial logistic regression with some of the explanatory variables as categorical, my algo (glm) turns them in binary variables, automatically. For examples if one categorical variable ...
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If the f-test is insignificant but coefficients are significant, can I use it?

If the linear regression's f-test is insignificant but its coefficients are significant in t-test, can I use this regression and its coefficients? In academic journals, I find people use linear ...
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If you know a factor is significant, what is a reason why R might think it's not? [duplicate]

I'm running a logistic regression model where anecdotally I expected age to be a very large factor. If you see from the charts I made in Excel before running the model through R, this is how the ...
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Why R is not significant (and very low), while all predictors are significant? [duplicate]

I used a network logistic regression to regress five predictors against a dependent. They are all significant, instead the R is not significant and it's even very low. I can understand that it may be ...
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p-value of t-test versus F-test(joint hypothesis) [duplicate]

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