# Questions tagged [reporting]

Guidelines for presenting results of a statistical analysis in a research manuscript, presentation, or for general public.

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### Report glmer.nb - degrees of Freedom for the F-Statistics?

So far I fitted a glmer.nb Model for count data and would like to report the results. In some papers I have seen the F-Statistics as an option - but here I am not sure about the degrees of freedom ...
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### Lognormal model: reporting median or geometric mean

I have a bayesian lognormal model as follows (brms package): m = brm(y ~ 1, data = df, family = lognormal) Model was run with default priors. This is model's ...
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### Lognormally distributed outcome variable: regression results are way higher than crude data medians

Sorry if this is trivial for you, but it's a "problem" that I am facing. I have a lognormally distributed, extremely skewed, outcome variable. Thus, I report its value using the median ...
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### Defining statistical significance under methods: using alpha or p?

Two options: Statistical significance was defined as alpha = 0.05, and all tests were 2-sided. Statistical significance was defined as p < 0.05, and all tests were 2-sided. Are both of them ...
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### Q: Dividing maximum value by minimum value and reporting the difference “in times”

I found this plot good for presenting regional disparities; however, which terms should I use with such figure? This graph shows differences in mean salary between country regions by study year. ...
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### Reporting: using bayesian and frequentist statistics interchangeably in a study

What would you expect to read in a work's "data analysis" or "statistics" section if this used Bayesian and frequentist methods interchangeably? I used Bayesian regression, since ...
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### Questions about post-hoc correlations and their legitimacy

I have a questions regarding correlations. Let me start with a quick background. I have conducted a Master research project. We recruited high trait anger men which we divided into two groups. One ...
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### Reporting the difference of two probabilities: as “times” OR as odds-ratios

I work with probabilities in my article and I need to report the difference between two probabilities. Group A has a happening probability of 0.7 Group B has a happening probability of 0.35 Solution 1 ...
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### Write-up for lme model with multiple random factors

I have an lme() model with 2 random factors. I have significant results for one fixed factor and am writing up the results. However, I cannot seem to find how you can write up such results to include ...
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### Report results of scales with an unusual range

I have a questionnaire based instrument resulting in a "score" value ranged between 1 and 28. So each of my subjects/cases can have a results between 1 and 28. The problem is: This range &...
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### Regression models' results: reporting them as means or medians?

I have a zero-inflated and extremely positively-skewed outcome variable - lottery wins in dollars. Thus, I use two-part analysis, since adjusting is also needed: one for positive values (lognormal ...
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### Reporting confidence intervals equal to zero, should they precede a minus sign given by R?

I have an effect size as follows: 0.0 [-0.0; 0.1] Should I report minus sign or not here?
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### How are bootstrap predictions properly reported?

I'm presently working on a paper in which bootstrapping is to be used. We plan to bootstrap our model's predictions and present these, as well as confidence intervals for the model predictions. When I ...
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### Reporting results when using Holm-Bonferroni or Benjamini-Hochberg

Ive submitted a paper in which we have done a lot of correlations (simple bivariate correlations). As Ive understood it, one is not always required to use multiple comparisons corrections on multiple ...
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### Two-way fixed effects and the F-test

I have two questions regarding the reporting of scientific results. I was reading the following paper by Grinols and Mustard (2006) which can be downloaded here for free. Their main specification is a ...
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### How to write fitted model using data from R?

I don't know how to write a fitted model. What I did was: Y hat = (1.222 * e^1) + (3.938 * e^-4 * sqft_living) This is for the fitted model for waterfront = 0 group. However, I don't know how to do it ...
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### Are there standards for reporting non-parametric test results?

pretty basic question here. I'm pretty sure similar questions have been asked before (if you have any references that may help, you can send them too). Thanks in advance! I conducted some Wilcoxon ...
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### reporting results of a multivariate logistic regression using the glm function in R

I would like to use the glm() function in R to run a multivariate logistic regression. I have also run bi-variate statistics for each variable but want a test that controls for all variables at once (...
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### Ideas how to report/emphasize a non-linear effect in abstract as text in case of no p-values?

I have a result that needs to be noted in abstract as this is important. I use Bayesian regression modelling and I have non-linear? effects as shown on plots below, what is a good way for reporting it ...
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### Using alternative words for 'hypothesis', ways of reporting hypothesis testing results

I'm writing a report which features a great deal of hypothesis testing. I'm just wondering whether there are alternate, but still correct, ways of phrasing the results of such testing. I am writing ...
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### How to do randomization check?

I am struggling to find the most effective way to check randomization within my experiment. I have a single factor design with two moderators and two DVs. My IV is type of persuasion (0 direct ...
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### Model averaging: predictor significance vs importance

What is the correct way to report the results of model averaging? I’m using MuMin in R, results include a p-value. It’s also possible to get the importance of each predictor. Example results below. ...
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### How to report results from a multinomial logistic regression?

I have run a multinomial logistic regression and am interested in reporting the results in a scientific journal. Would it be alright to include a model summary table with the coefficients, standard ...
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### Interpreting glm intercept and estimates

First off I will state that I have looked at similar threads (such as this (referenced later) and this) yet I still don't fully understand. My situation is as follows, I am trying to report the ...
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### How to get the standardized z-statistic from dunn.test-package in R?

Sorry if this is a trivial question, but I couldn't find anything on it. I am running a Dunn-test with the dunn.test-package: ...
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### How to Report a General Linear Model

I am currently analyzing whether several variables (age, gender, formal schooling, etc.) predict adults' understanding of the mathematical aspects of COVID-19 news coverage (n = 421). When I run a ...
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### Moving away from p-values

I have seen some guides on how to craft your language when reporting statistical results (e.g., Smith (2020) https://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-019-00679-y) but does anyone know how to report multiple ...
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### Report and Interpret Odds Ratios

I need to interpret odds ratios from a multiple logistic regression predicting self esteem ("SelfEsteemHigh")from 2 predictor variables (agreeableness & conscientiousness). ...
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### Scientifi notation in CI vaue - how to present it [duplicate]

I have a question on scientific notation in a calculated CI and how to present it. The value of my CI is: 1.623497e+01. So when I write that out do I say that the CI for that variable is 1.62... or is ...
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### Why report test statistics in a publication?

When reporting the results of a hypothesis test, it is fairly common to include the test statistic and/or degrees of freedom. For example, APA Style suggests t(DOF)=...
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### anova and tukey reporting

I have an ANOVA with a numerical score as the DP and a category as an IV: model = aov(score~group, data = dat) And then I run a Tukey: ...
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### How to report results for generalised linear mixed model (glmmTMB) with beta distribution and logit link?

I am currently analysing the effect of canopy cover on the proportion of birds scavenging on carrion left out in nature. The data comes from several national parks, which I included as a random factor....
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### How to report significance of a Fischer's C-statistic test

I'm writing a piece about Phylogenetic Path Analysis. Following Shipley 2014 I wrote: "...if the data is generated according to a given causal graph, then probabilities of each independence claims ...
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### How to report the results of a glm from R in a scientific paper

Say I have the following results from a glm (gaussian distribution) in R: ...
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### How to phrase the results of a t-test?

At work, a team I'm on is researching the differences between majority-African American census tracts and all other census tracts in my county. Here is an example of one of the T-tests that I ran in ...
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### p values and confidence intervals

I have run partial correlations with bootstrapping to get confidence intervals. In my SPSS output I am getting significant p values with CI's that include 0 (for example: r = -.58, 95% CI [-.886, .054]...
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### Seeking suggestions for data display for table with supercategories, sections and bold-heatmap? dartboard?

I'm trying to visually display the results of a table where we used vote counting to categorically summarize (in many ways) multiple outcomes from a list of studies and compare to how they were ...
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### Can the null hypothesis of a t-test of “no significant difference” be used as a result?

I am not so familiar with statistics, since I am a computer science student. I hope it is alright to ask this question here. I am currently working towards the end of a thesis. I compared the User ...
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### Whither multivariate regression?

I've been handed someone else's data (again). It's measurements of six proteins' levels from 20 human brain samples, 5 each of different stages of a disorder. I'd like to run a multivariate regression,...
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### Recommended terminology 'statistically significant'

Following the recent ASA and other comments on p-values and not using the term "statistically significant" what is the recommendation for presenting the results of an analysis? For example if I ...
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### how I can report the result of binary logistic regression?

We are conducting research to examine a relationship between some triggers and migraine with aura. therefore, we conduct logistic regression for the significant relationships to know the adjusted odd ...
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### Classification of Bayesian posterior probabilities

I have run a series of Bayesian models with flat priors in which I obtain a posterior probability distribution for my coefficient of interest. The reviewer of my paper wishes us to classify these ...
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### Appropriate way to report cox proportional hazards model

I have a dataset of 150 patients and 10 variables. I wanted to run a survival analysis, so I did the following: Univariate test (log-rank for my categorical variables, univariate Cox proportional ...
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### How can I report the results of a two-way ANOVA on a 3x4 factorial experiment?

I'm trying to generate some sort of table that shows statistical differences between my X1 and X2 variables, using a 2-way ANOVA test. I have a fertilizer experiment where I'm looking at the effect ...
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### How to report non-significant multiple regression?

I tested my main hypothesis with a multiple regression, which (unfortunately) turned out to be not significant at all. I am not sure in how to report the results now. Which parameters should I ...
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### Sample Size to Validate if Report is Pulling Correct Information

I am having a report written on very complex EHR data where the data needed comes from different formats, from different locations. I need to choose a sample from about 20,000 accounts to manually ...
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### Presenting logistical regression models results

I've built a predictive logistical regression model which predicts Gender based on different music genres listening times. I have three iterations of the model; one is a simple "everything in" GLM ...
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### Use of term 'likely' without log regression in corporate survey data

I work in the corporate research space producing white papers from survey data. When writing up results of these investigations, our writers are inclined to use the term 'likely' when referring to ...