+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: reporting statistical results

  1. #1
    Points: 5,320, Level: 46
    Level completed: 85%, Points required for next Level: 30

    Posts
    35
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    reporting statistical results




    I am wondering if this is the correct way of reporting significnat differences between correlations:
    "Conversely, males’ self-serving cognitive distortions, r = .65, n = 163, p =.001, were more highly and significantly associated with externalizing problems than self-debasing cognitive distortions, r = .27, n = 158, p =.001." Do I need to add the bold data?
    Do i need to supply the statistical information when reporting non-significant results? E.g.,
    "The results showed that there were no significant differences between the association of self-debasing, r = .58, n = 182, p =.08, or self-serving cognitive distortions r = .44, n = 184, p =.08 with internalizing problems."

  2. #2
    Points: 3,448, Level: 36
    Level completed: 66%, Points required for next Level: 52

    Location
    Indiana
    Posts
    27
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Reporting statistics

    Where are you reporting your data? If it's a journal, look to see what their style guide requires. Google the style guide to see what turns up (e.g. APA styles for reporting statistics can be googled, http://my.ilstu.edu/~mshesso/apa_stats_format.html). Look at other scholarly writing as well.

  3. #3
    Points: 2,630, Level: 31
    Level completed: 20%, Points required for next Level: 120

    Posts
    5
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Depends.


    It depends on what you are trying to say and what your research hypothesis / hypotheses are. Sometimes it is helpful other times a n.s. will suffice. Not much help I know, but with stats there are often no hard and fast ways to conduct, report, etc. Several ways to say and do the same thing. The key is finding the "BEST" for your purpose. More like an artist creating a masterpiece...be it a n.s. or sig. masterpiece

+ Reply to Thread

           




Similar Threads

  1. Reporting pairwise results when the initial test is N.S.
    By Nidulariales in forum Psychology Statistics
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-30-2010, 09:03 AM
  2. Contrasts - reporting results
    By jj09 in forum Statistics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-23-2010, 09:20 AM
  3. reporting results
    By ktmrphy in forum Statistics
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-23-2010, 06:33 AM
  4. Reporting Results APA style
    By ne883 in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-03-2009, 09:34 PM
  5. Reporting ANOVA Results
    By lindyk1018 in forum Statistics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-06-2009, 07:21 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts






Advertise on Talk Stats