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Questions tagged [reporting]

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

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How to report t statistic from R

I'm wondering how to report the result of a t-test from R given that the degrees of freedom change when the lengths of the vectors are the same. For example ...
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Logistic Regression with categorical predictors - how to report?

Hello Stack Exchange. I need to run a logistic regression to determine the significance of the effect of 5 categories of one variable on my dependent variable. I just can't find online anywhere how ...
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Do I report the pvalue of the standardized or unstandardized factor loading in CFA/SEM?

Using lavaan, for a simple CFA or SEM with measurement tools, you can use parameterEstimates(fit, standardized=TRUE) to get the standardized factor loadings for the ...
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Reporting of Bootstrapping Results

I'm fairly new to the statistics world and need to report my results I got from a bootstrapped regression! As I ran quite a few regressions on different data sets and I only got limited space to ...
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Is reporting the sample size useful?

I was browsing Reddit (r/science) and noticed that most submissions put the sample size in the headline, e.g. N=100. The same goes for many news sites. Is this information actually useful on its own? ...
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Dealing with Complete Separation in Logistic Regression when Reporting [duplicate]

I have a question regarding how one would deal with complete separation in logistic regression when reporting the outcome for statistical analysis. For a study, we have group participants into 4 ...
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How to write up a Tukey Post Hoc Finding- please

How do I interpret these results into a Post Hoc Tukey HSD? TIA.
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How to report robust anovas (WRS2::t2way and t3way): no df

I have done experiments with a parasitic wasp species, comparing its life table parameters (response variables: longevity (in days), number of offspring and development time of offspring (in days)) ...
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How to report the results of the Tukey HSD syntactically/formally correct?

For the ANOVA i use this form: F(2, 1279) = 6.15, p = .002, w^2 = .010. Let's say i did some post hoc testing and the result is this: ...
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Reporting insignificant results using mean ranks

I have a number of non-significant results from a Kruskal-Wallis test and wondering the best way to report them. My independent variable is 3 categories: Group A: Uses product A; Group B: Uses ...
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How to compute (and report correctly) the signifiance of interaction effect on categorical data, using logistic regression

I want to study the odds of success and failure at some test, depending on gender and some other categorical variables. I calculated the Odds Ratios (OR) of success using Logistic Regression, with « ...
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Reasons for reporting Pearson's r for / alongside standardized mean difference effect size (Cohen's d)

What are the practical use-cases and / or reasons for reporting Pearson's r alongside Cohen's d? This question is a followup to this post where the conversion itself is discussed. Since r calculated ...
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How to report Logistic Regression Pseudo-R^2 in publication or reports?

I have a Logisitc Regression model with a McFadden Pseudo-$R^2=0.7113$. Based on the answers to this question: McFadden's Pseudo-R2 Interpretation, it seems my model has a good fit. However if I ...
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How to report results from Leave One Out Method

I have a question regarding Leave One Out Cross Validation (LOOCV): When I use the method, I will have several regression outputs, one for each individual in my sample. How is this usually reported? ...
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reporting regression results with categorical variables and interactions

Several sources recommend reporting regression coefficients in a table for every mixed-effects model. For continuous predictors that's fine because I only get one coefficient for that predictor. But ...
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Presentation of mixed model results

I have been supporting the statistical assessment of a clinical study in which we have used a mixed models approach. For reference, the study looked at the error in subjects pointing at different ...
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Nested model failing to converge - how to make decisions about random intercept only model?

I have two models: modela <- lmer(perception~1+self+actual+(1|id/rid),data=data) modelb <- lmer(perception~1+self+actual+(1+self+actual|id/rid),data=data) ...
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Discussing regression results in a frequentist framework

There have been excellent debates about how to discuss treatment effects in a frequentist framework, for example: Language for communicating frequentist results about treatment effects What about ...
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Reporting glmer.nb Results

I'm running a mixed negative binomial GLM that looks like this: Niche2 <- glmer.nb(log_density ~ height * factor(Year) + (1 | Grouping), data = NicheData2) ...
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How to report percentage change in proportions?

I want to compare changes in the proportion of fruit purchases over time for a household. For example, in year 1, 4/40 (10%) fruit were apples, in year 2, 12/80 (15%) fruit were apples. When ...
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Discussing R-squared of log-log model with a non-technical audience

I have been asked to report on the relationship between two right-skew financial variables using R-squared e.g. "market cap explain ?% of the variance in CEO compensation". The purpose of the ...
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Bonferroni correction and discussion of the results

In a study in which I analyze several biomarkers through logistic and linear regressions, should I discuss in the discussion of the paper the results with p <0.05 (they only have a nominal ...
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Is it correct to report result like this?

I often encounter (what I think is) incorrect reporting of confidence as 'probability'. This is possibly the single most common source of confusion regarding frequentist significance testing that a ...
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Report GLM and Posthoc with emmeans in APA format

This is the results of my anova(glm()) and the post-hoc analyses emmeans() :       ...
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can you report both a mean and a median for same variable

I have a variable that is not normally distributed. The two groups are statistically significantly different using a non-parametric test. However, they do not "look" different when reporting the ...
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How to report negative binomial regression results from R

I have fit a negative binomial model in R, and would like to report the findings, but I'm unsure how (or if) I should convert the estimates to reportable coefficients. Here is my output: ...
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How to quantify improvements in business process?

I'm not sure how to ask this question, so please forgive if I'm vague. I'm new to DS and don't speak the language yet. :) Business process A (bpA) assigns accounts to handlers based on existing logic....
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“FDR<0.05”, or “FDR 0.05”?

I thought FDR is a threshold that we set, so we should speak about it without a < (or ) sign. For example, in a manuscript I ...
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Reporting the effect size for Welch's ANOVA

I ran a Welch's ANOVA test with Alpha= 0.05 between 3 groups od data (n=7 for each) followed by a Games Howell test. The Welch's test is not significant (p-value=0.104). I believe I need to report the ...
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How do I report a Welch's test?

I ran a Welch's test with Alpha= 0.05 followed by a Games Howell test. The Welch's test is not significant (p-value=0.104) Is it enough to just mention that the groups were not significantly different ...
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Metrics for reporting the fit of a model with a multinomial response

When running a linear model, I like to report the R^2 values to give a simple overview of how well it fits the data. At the moment, I'm working on an analysis with a multinomial response (response ...
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how to report marginal effects of variables omitted due to perfect separation?

i have a few variables that come up as omitted in a probit model but are necessary for a later heckman model, when i write up my results what is the custom for reporting the missing coefficients in ...
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Terminology for 'prevalence' when it's number of people and not a proportion?

'Prevalence' is usually used to describe a proportion or rate, e.g. '5% $\pm$ 2% of the population are Blue'. What do you call this when you estimate the actual number of people in a population with a ...
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How to report the R output of a LME using lmerTest - how exactly to use anova()?

I fitted a linear mixed-effects model in R, and now I would like to report my findings. I’m using lmerTest to get p values for each term in a given model, and that works great for continuous or binary ...
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The more important statistic: '90 percent of all women survived' or '90 percent of all those who survived were women'?

Consider the following statements w.r.t the Titanic: Assumption 1: Only men and women were on the ship Assumption 2: There were a large number of men as well as women Statement 1: 90 percent of all ...
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Reporting insignificant results for more complex regression models when simpler models are significant

I have run a logistic regression model with 5 explanatory variables that I hypothesized to predict the outcome variable. It turns out that in this model (...
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Measures of precision for Monte Carlo estimates

I am trying to estimate the population near subway stations in major US cities. I am working off the populations of zip codes near those stations. Using the zip code's shape files, I randomly generate ...
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Approach to Statistical Analysis and Reporting Results in R [closed]

I am curious to learn how others approach statistical analysis and reporting when using R. Do most just start coding in the R Session, do you start in the R session and move to R Markdown after you ...
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R Report Anova for scientific papers

How do you report ANOVA for thesis or Papers from R? My question is for the degree of freedom. Here is one picture from SPSS I guess But in R it looks different, is it the same?:
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How to report multiclassification results?

This isn't a programming question but rather a "research paper reporting" question. I've searched through this site and can't find a re-useable answer. I also tried to find similar research papers, ...
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Infinite values

I am going to log transform a scale due to extreme skewness; I am using RStudio for my analyses (linear regression). Some of the values computed are "-Inf" or infinite values. To address this, I was ...
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Reporting correct CFA figure

I am trying to understand what exactly to report in my final Confirmatory Factor Analysis figure. I plan on reporting standardised estimates with Squared multiple correlations. I am unsure what to ...
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When using multiple imputation, is it more informative to report descriptive statistics for the imputed dataset, the original dataset or both?

My understanding is that multiple imputation is a method for dealing with bias/lack of power that results from missing data. However, it is not a method for replacing individual values. As a result, I ...
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Logistic Regression coefficients (in real life!)

I'm aware that Logistic Regression works in odds, not probabilities. More specifically, it reports the variables in how they increase or decrease the odds. That makes sense, but when I think about it ...
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Cronbach's alpha: how many digits to report?

I submitted my first paper to a peer-reviewed journal and got lots of feedback, questions and criticism back. One point was related to the number of digits I report for estimated values (e.g. for ...
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How to report a binom.test

I'm sorry for asking such a simple question but I am at a loss here; I have searched everywhere. Essentially, how do I properly report the results of an R language ...
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What is the most appropriate way for popular publications to report on statistics?

I've been thinking about the [base rate fallacy][1], and other statistical reasoning fallacies that are easy to make. I also read a fair about of science and health news stories, and there are lots of ...
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Should I use q-values or p-values when presenting results?

I am presenting an analysis in which I performed a number of tests for N variables. The variables which are significant at q < 0.05 are presented in a table (q is the Benjamini-Hochberg corrected p-...
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Reporting results of linear mixed model with transformed data

How do I report results of a linear mixed model analysis if the data have been transformed? Does it still make sense to report coefficients and standard errors?
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No interaction in a two-way ANOVA, only one main effect significant, do i need to do further analysis?

In testing the influence of gender and frequency of internet use (high v low) on self-esteem, we found no interaction or difference between internet frequency; but a difference between gender. Given ...