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

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Bootstrapped bias corrected and accelerated 95% confidence intervals

I found an article and they described different characteristics in table without using common variability measures like SD, IQR, 25-75th precentile but Bootstrapped bias corrected and accelerated 95%...
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How do I report box-plots for k-fold data?

I'm working on a keypoint detection task and I am plotting a boxplot (25th-75th percentile = box) showing the error (i.e. distance) between the predicted keypoint and actual keypoint. I've gotten the ...
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When should I report multiple r-squared versus adjusted r-squared in a linear regression?

I am trying to report the r-squared value for the results of a linear regression in R using the lm package. I noticed that the ...
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How many significant figures should I report for a regression equation?

I have a regression equation that I am trying to include as part of a study predicting a variable of interest using a linear proxy using a simple ordinary least squares function. I did the regression ...
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Indicating significant differences between a subsample and two “sub subsamples” of another subsample

I have a sample A (N=500) of companies from 7 different industries. Sample A gets split into two subsamples B (N=400) for companies from Country 1 and C (N=100) for companies from Country 2. Subsample ...
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Convention for reporting 95% confidence interval for 100% success proportion

In a clinical trial, if a successful endpoint is achieved by the entire population, what is the convention for reporting the exact confidence interval? Eg, if 50/50 achieved success would it be most ...
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In estimating a posterior mean, should one use the entire density or the HPDI?

Recognizing that HPDIs are analogous to confidence intervals in frequentist statistics, if one calculates an HPDI for a posterior distribution and then wants to report a posterior mean, does it make ...
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Which is better to report in model RMSE, MAE, MAPE?

all I`m really confuse which metric it is better to report, because they are really different comparing to make for example, it is a unique time series and the results are: naive: RMSE - 9.928029 MAE ...
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Visualizing regional disparities by three connected parameters

I have a research topic (regional index) which must be described by three parameters. These three parameters should not be presented separately as they are closely related (an important part of a ...
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Why is variance specifically important?

Usually in every statistics summary variance as well as st. deviation are included. Is there a reason why just variance would give a meaningful information, that st. deviation doesn't yield?
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Explaining the link-function in regression

I am writing a medical paper, which provides a methodological strategy for analysing non-transformed, non-normal (zero-inflated, extremely positively skewed) outcome variables. As I am not a ...
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How to report findings from regression model chosen using stepwise AIC

I want to test the effect of several explanatory variables on an independent. I am using stepwise AIC to chose the best model. Given that I have found the 'best model' how would you recommend I report ...
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Conjoint measure of estimators' precission

I'm iterating some R code to get a simulation of the results from a quantitative survey. I've 18 different simulations (survey designs) so far, and I've iterated each simulation 100 times to avoid ...
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Discussing the discrepancy between crude data calculations and hierarchical modelling

My data has a nested structure, thus temporal trends were calculated using hierarchical modelling. sex ~ year + (1 | town) Males proportion increased by 5% [95% CI:...
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Reporting marginal/borderline/almost not significant, yet significant effects

I have a figure as follows. Confidence intervals are only slightly bounded away from each other at the edges. Thus, $x$ seems to have an association with $y$. How would you describe such an effect? ...
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Reporting, figures: good practice to cut y-axes or not? [duplicate]

Figure 1 is easier for identifying the difference. However, sometimes the practice of cutting y-axes is not recommended. Which one to report?
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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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