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Member Training: Interrupted Time Series

February 28th, 2022 by

Interrupted time series analysis is a useful and specialized tool for understanding the impact of a change in circumstances on a long-term trend. The data for interrupted time series is a specific type of longitudinal data and must meet two criteria.


Member Training: Heterogeneity in Meta-analysis

January 31st, 2022 by

Meta-analysis allows us to synthesize the results of separate studies. The goal is to assess the mean effect size and also heterogeneity – how much the effect size varies across studies.  (more…)

Member Training: R for Menu Users Software Tutorial

December 30th, 2021 by

In this nearly 6-hour tutorial you will learn menu-based R libraries so you can use R without having to fuss with R code. These libraries don’t cover everything R can do, but they do quite a bit and can set you up to make running R much easier.


Member Training: ANOVA Post-hoc Tests: Practical Considerations

October 1st, 2021 by

Stage 2Post-hoc tests, pairwise or other linear contrasts, are typical in an analysis of variance (ANOVA) setting to understand which group means differ. They incorporate p-value adjustments to avoid concluding that group means differ when they actually do not. There are several adjustments that can be considered for conducting multiple post-hoc tests, including single-step and stepwise adjustments. (more…)

Member Training: Moving to a World Beyond p<0.05

August 2nd, 2021 by

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For nearly a hundred years the concept of “statistical significance” has been fundamental to statistics and to science. And for nearly that long, it has been controversial and misused as well. (more…)

Member Training: A (Gentle) Introduction to k-Nearest Neighbor

July 1st, 2021 by

Missing data is a common problem in data analysis. One of the successful approaches is k-Nearest Neighbor (kNN), a simple approach that leverages known information to impute unknown values with a relatively high degree of accuracy. (more…)