# 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 coefficients for main effects?

Suppose I run an OLS regression as follows: Y = γ1 + γ2*X + γ3*(D*X) where D is a dummy variable. I excluded one dummy variable, so the effect is in γ2 and γ3 must ...
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### Scientific reporting of time-varying covariates at different time frequencies

Say I have the following model: $$y_{it} = \gamma_i + \delta {T}_{it} + \zeta Z_{i(k)} + \epsilon_{it}$$ where $y$ is some outcome for household $i$ in month $t$. $\gamma_i$ denotes household fixed ...
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### How to report a P-value?

I am writing the results of my thesis, and I have a few questions on how to report P-values. When is it appropriate to give the exact P-value, instead of writing e.g. P<0.05 (also in case of non-...
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### Is there a certain method to communicate the results of earnings without logging the variable?

I am investigating whether earnings differences have widened between different social classes in several European countries by comparing two different periods. The picture below shows the findings of ...
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### Report power if result is statistically significant

We have submitted a paper reporting a statistically significant result. One reviewer asks us to report what is the power to detect a significant association. As there was a previous paper on this ...
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### How to report results from linear mixed models: interaction terms changing significance

I've used linear mixed models to test if factors genotype and sex influence colon length, while including batch as a random effect. I first ran the test...
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### Non-significant logistic regression model - Are all coefficients non-significant, or are all coefficients equal to 1?

I've got a couple of non-significant logistic regression models, and am figuring out how to word it appropriately. Before that, I want to confirm the implication. Most questions/websites I have gone ...
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### Logistic Regression Outcomes - How to report

I'm reporting my logistic regression results - I have a few, and I wanted to 'double check' and see if I'm getting the verbiage right. Would anyone be able to advise on the below? Response to toffee-...
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### Understanding the idx column in h2o metrics [closed]

h2o model metrics results report generated like this. ...
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### Interpret and assess the output of MCMC in high dimension?

In one of my recent presentations I used MCMC to generate 50,000 samples from a 13-dimensional random variable. And the audience of this presentation is largely made up of layperson that has no ...
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### Univariate after stepwise regression?

My aim is to understand and describe the effect that independent variables (ordered and unordered factors and continuous) have on a continuous dependent variable. First, I thought about using a ...
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### Reporting multiple one-way ANOVAs concisely

I am writing a report on my findings. I have used an ANOVA test on 15 different dependent variables. The dependent variables are execution times of some processes. I considered the variables ...
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### Muticategorical predictor Model 1 PROCESS

I am trying to find resources on how to interpret and write up the results of analyses using PROCESS Model 1 with a multicategorical predictor (X) and a continuous moderator (M) and continuous outcome ...
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### Back transforming standard errors in a GLMM with a log-link

I'm using lme4 and have a GLMM with a log link and gaussian variance structure. I would like to report my fixed effect estimates with their standard errors, as well as the standard deviation of my ...
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### How to write the formulas for logistic & ordinal logistic regression models

In my thesis I am using logistic regression models (either binomial or ordinal, depending on the type of the dependent variable) to analyse the association between environmental quality and socio-...
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### How much detail do I need to report on the model-building process for a mixed effect growth curve analysis?

I am a data analyst on a health research team and I wondering whether I need to report process results and highly detailed process information from the step-by-step model building process for an ...
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### Reporting the best test accuracy in a research paper?

I am running a random forest classifier for binary classification. I have split the dataset into training and testing. From training data, I select 70% of the data for hyperparameter tuning, I used 5 ...
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### Presenting mixed effects logistic regression to a non-technical audience

I'm presenting an analysis of readmissions to an executive audience within my hospital organization. They are decisively non-technical in terms of stats. My data consists of 2,600 admissions from a ...
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### Appropriate decimal places and significant digits for baseline characteristics table in medical journal

I have read the guidelines written by Cole regarding the use of decimal places and significant digits when reporting in a medical journal. However, after reading the report, some matters are still ...
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### Reporting an SEM with path analysis from lavaan

I have been using the lavaan package to run my SEM (Path analysis) with two mediations (A -> M1 -> Y; B -> M2 -> Y). I have been looking for good ...
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My question is relatively simple, and has to do with reporting seemingly contradictory results from statistical tests. This is the problem. There are two independent groups, and two research questions ...
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### Why is the generalized DiD not reported as the Variance Weighted Average Treatment Effect on the Treated (VWATT)?

Normally, when dealing with the staggered implementation of laws we normally use generalized difference-in-differences. I saw that Dasgupta, 2019, p. 2596-2597 did not mention the VWATT which is ...
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### When is it acceptable to compute (conditional) subset-averaged coefficients?

I'm running an ecological study and I have 4 dependent variables (DVs) that I would like to explain (my interest thus lies in inference and not in prediction). For each one of these variables, I built ...
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### How can I visualize decision tree leaves in tabular form effectively?

I have a decision tree from a classification model that is 6 levels deep and has about 30 different leaf nodes. In a table, I want to sort each leaf node by training probability, and capture ...
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### Reporting random effects in mixed models - what is the correct choice?

I have a question regarding the relevance of reporting (various) estimates of random effects in mixed models. Having read multiple papers and forum threads on the issue, I don't feel any closer to ...
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### What is the correct way to report the results of a penalized (Ridge, LASSO, ElasticNet) logistic regression model?

I was wondering what would be a sensible way to report the results of a penalized logistic regression model in a scientific article (in terms of coefficients, metrics, diagnostics, hyperparameters, ...
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### Variance of a derived magnitude

I'm wondering about how to present results on a report (and how to interpret it). Let $Y = f(\mathbf{X})$ be a random variable. Of course, if we derive its PDF $f_{Y}(y)$, we could present it on the ...
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### Should I report z-score, p-value or both for Mann-Whitney U test under APA guidelines?

As titled, I ran a MWU test on my test results but I'm not sure what I'm supposed to report. My results section currently looks like this. Help?