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Checking model after convergence issues with glmer logistic regression

I'm running a logistic regression model where subject ID is nested within litter ID, using glmer. The equation is as follows: glmer(outcome ~ group * time + previousStatus + (1|litter/pup), data, ...
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Averaging classification metrics vs Direct infer

Suppose I have tensor X_test with this shape: (10,2,512) Where: 10 is num of ID 2 is num of Channel of every ID, let's say ...
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Reporting significance of fixed effects in clmms - when to use ANODE tables?

I am working on some mixed effects models for ordinal outcomes using clmm. I have settled on my final model, and now want to present the findings. On reading around, I see the use of ANODE tables both ...
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Representing growth in learning outcomes

The average score of my class of students at the beginning of the year was 50/100 and at the end of the year, it was 80/100. The percentage growth is 60%. Can I write there is 1.6x growth in average ...
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Notation to report the measurement of a parameter

The estimation of a parameter ($p$) is customary reported in Physics and other fields with, $ p = \hat{p} \pm \Delta p$, where $\hat{p}$ is an estimator, and $[\hat{p} - \Delta p, \hat{p} + \Delta p]$ ...
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How to report ANOVA results when comparing to negative binomial models?

I want to report the results of an ANOVA test used to compare two negative binomial models in R: anova(model1, model2, test = "Chi") I receive the ...
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Can/should a scientific paper simultaneously perform one-sided hypothesis testing and a two-sided confidence interval?

Let's say you wish to perform a one-sided hypothesis test in which you want to reject $H_0: \Delta \leq 0$ in favor of $H_1: \Delta >0$. You select this hypothesis test specifically because you are ...
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Reporting results for time-invariant predictors in latent growth curve models

I am results for reporting a time invariant predictor of the intercept and slope factors within a latent growth model, adjusted for covariates such as age and sex. My dependent variables and ...
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Statistical Modelling Research Papers

My task was to make a logistic regression model for a dataset to predict a binary variable (0/1). During this process I went through all of the stages of model building, from scratch given unprocessed ...
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How to report results from the likelihood ratio test of two lme models?

I am trying to find an appropriate way to report the results of the likelihood ratio test in a paper. I wrote: The likelihood ratio tests reported a significant main effect of FE (χ²(1)=6.06, p < 0....
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Necessary diagnostics of multiple quantile regression

I am wondering what are necessary statistics for multiple quantile regression model. I am considering creating a model e.g. using the quantreg R package: ...
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When is it appropriate to report the results of a within-subjects contrasts table of a repeated measures ANOVA?

I've just run a repeated measures ANOVA in SPSS, with one 3-level within-subjects variable, and one 3-level between-subjects variable. Is it correct to assume that one should be reporting the main ...
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How to report participant number with missing times?

I have used a linear mixed model for a set of data with children participating in experiments 1-4 times. The number of times they participated varies. Some kids skipped or participated in one or two ...
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Report standard errors and exact p-value

Is it necessary to include both standard errors and exact $p$ values in a result table? Or is an exact $p$ value enough?
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Is it correct to report R^2 value for simple time series trend analyses?

I am wondering if it makes sense to report an R^2 value for a simple trend analysis. For example, trends in temperature or stream flow over time. I understand that for linear regression R^2 makes ...
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Train/validate/test subsets of the data; which one do we use?

We are writing a scientific paper using a large dataset of healthcare data. We split our data into three sets: a train set (60%), a validation set (20%), and a test set (20%). My question is what do ...
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What are the benefits of classical ANOVA F compared to Welch's F?

Is there a reason to report classical ANOVA F values (Fisher's F), instead of Welch's F-tests? I know Welch's F test is corrected, so that it's robust against heterogeneity of variance. This leaves me ...
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How to report my log transformed (+1) data?

Say that I have a variable with lots of 0 values that needs log-transforming so I do log(variable+1) to transform it. How do I write that in my methods section as opposed to just 'the data was log-...
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Calculating 95% confidence intervals for Cramér's V?

I'd like some advice an analysis I calculated an effect size for using Cramér's V in SPSS, which I'd like to report along with its upper and lower 95% CIs. Would someone be able give me some guidance ...
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The "detectseparation" package. How to interpret its results?

I am running a logistic regression on financial data of several companies. The dependent variable is the company to be a smoother (binary variable: 0, 1), and there are several independent variables: ...
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Beta regression coefficient interpretation

I'm trying to use beta regression on a data set where the response variable is in percentage (i.e. between 0 and 1), so let's say it's the unemployment rate. I'm having trouble wrapping my head around ...
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Mixed effects model for repeated measures approach in R

I'm using mixed effects models for repeated measures (MMRM) in R with the nlme package for the first time as part of a research project and have read lots of posts ...
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Translate feature_importances_ to nontechnical stakeholders

Lets say nontechnical C-suite wants you to predict what the revenue would be for a certain customer base. And so you train a random forest model and it achieves high accuracy. You want to figure out ...
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Reporting multinomial regression results to a non-stat audience

I would appreciate a little bit of advice on reporting. I've run a set of multinomial regression models, done my model testing, all that good stuff. Now I am waffling on how I want to report the ...
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What is an “independent” effect?

According to one study by Wang and colleagues (2013), smoking cigars has “a positive and independent” effect on testosterone. What is an independent effect and what is the significance of one?
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How to report a difference in means - Demographics

First of all sorry for the question, I'm having a hard time with statistics :) I have conducted a survey for my thesis and am currently analyzing and reporting the results. At the end of my survey, I ...
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Reporting AIC values for model fits with multiple runs - report the min or the average?

I have a model that I fit with NLL minimization. I fit that model n times with random starting values, to try to avoid local minima. When reporting the results, it seems reasonable to me to report the ...
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Best approach to report multiple t-test results in an abstract

Abstracts require a comprehensive summary of a paper's contents, usually within a 150-250 word limit. In my study, I used the paired t-test to compare the mean height of two groups from two different ...
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Reporting results from a GLMER

I have conducted a generalized linear mixed model (GLMM). For the output, see below. Normally (when reporting results from an ANOVA), I write something like this: $F(1, 116) = 6.09$, $p = .015$, $η2 = ...
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Most efficient way of converting a Quarto document to a presentation [closed]

I currently have a large body of statistics lecture notes that I wrote in Rmarkdown/Quarto document format, and I am looking to convert these notes to Quarto presentations in the simplest way possible....
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Chi-square test of association reporting in APA

Hello I'm really confused as to wether I'm reporting my data correctly. Independent variable : expert or non-expert Dependent variable: agreement with statement (strongly disagree, disagree, neither, ...
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How to interpret interaction effects in a cox regression?

How would I interpret and report the highlighted boxes? The variables: Injury (0=uninjured, 1=injured) Sex (0=male, 1=female) Diet(1=10%EA, 2=50%EA, 3=100%EA, 4=150%EA, 5=200%EA) (note: the “event” is ...
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Reporting effects of interest with and without a confounder: Is it reasonable?

Suppose that we have the following situation. With a predictor $X$ and a response variable $Y$, plus a confounder $C$, we consider two models: one is $Y \sim N(\alpha_0+\beta_0 X, ~\sigma_0^2)$ and ...
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Should I report df, SSQ, F and p, or should I report estimate, std error, t and p for my linear model?

Im using multiple linear models/regressions and wondering whats the best way to report a model in a scientific manuscript? I see so many versions. Should i go for the info in summary() or anova()? If ...
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How should I write the units for MSE in its formula and in a plot axis?

I am trying to write a paper for IEEE and would like to know if for MSE, which can have any units, it correct to write "MSE (error^2)" in its formula (i.e. MSE (error^2) = ) and in a plot ...
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What to report with the Kruskal Wallis?

I am analyzing a dataset, where I have 3 categories (independent variable), and one continuous value (dependent variable). I am studying if the continuous value is significantly different between the ...
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Do's and don'ts when presenting data in tables [duplicate]

When presenting data under the form of a table, an error can be to omit mentioning the unit of measure, leading to possible misinterpretation. What are some other possible mistakes to avoid? ...
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Good references on communicating the results of a statistical analysis to laypeople or non-expert stakeholders?

I was wondering if there were some good references on communicating the results of data/statistical analysis to stakeholders or laypeople. I'm not looking necessarily for references related to data ...
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How to report on model selection

I have run model selection and have been advised to use the BIC value to determine the best model for my purposes. However, having looked around online I cannot seem to find a standard way to report ...
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Presenting DAGs in Journal-Quality Research

One of the benefits of DAGs is that they openly state the causal assumptions a researcher is making, allowing for greater transparency. This is nice in theory. However, in practice, the DAGs I have ...
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What exactly does the P value when reporting a Mann-Whitney test mean?

I'm performing some Mann-Whitney U tests on datasets for a project, and I'm a little confused about what the P value as shown in this question means. Where it states for example "(Mann–Whitney U =...
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How to report performance of a Deep Learning Model (RMSE, R2) when lots of variation

please bear with me because I'm a beginner. I have created an LSTM Model to solve a regression problem. The metrics that I am reporting are RMSE, MAE and R2. Unfortunately, my model might not be ...
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How to interpret the model fit of multiple indices in an EFA?

In a multi group exploratory factor analysis (MG-EFA), we have analysed CFI and RMSEA. A decision has been made to use the criteria from Marsch et al (1) of acceptable fit when CFI > 0.90 and RMSEA ...
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Showing names of levels in glmer R [duplicate]

I have a simple question that would help me a lot in interpreting my results I ran a glmer model in R with the following variables: a binary DV that is dummy coded a categorical IV1 named "...
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Do I need to include the information (Pvalue) of confounders in the final table?

I was wondering if I need to provide a regression table including the estimation of all main varibales + confounders? Can I just present the final result (coefficeint and pvalues) of the main ...
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Levels of significance for a publication

I hope this is not outside the scope of this community - in case, just sorry me. I am going through adapting my manuscript to some author guidelines. Regarding p values, they say: p values should be ...
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Report non-linear term in a full regression model

Simple question about statistical reporting best practices. I was asked to report the full model as a supplementary material of my paper. With the help of a toy example, let's say I have two variables ...
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How do we report a regression with categorical * continouns interaction?

I was wondering how would be the best way to report this model ? ...
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Correct reporting of percentages comparisons

I am struggling to find a clear answer somewhere else. So, when we have two percentage values, what are correct ways to compare these and formulate the comparison in a report? ...
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chi square, greek or roman?

I would like to report a chi square statistic evaluated from an experimental population in a manuscript. Do I use (1) the lower case Greek letter ($\chi^2$), (2) the upper case Greek letter ($X^2$), ...
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