# Questions tagged [reporting]

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

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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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