5 Practical Issues to Consider in Choosing a Statistical Analysis

March 9th, 2009 by

There are 4 questions you must answer to choose an appropriate statistical analysis.

1. What is your Research Question?
2. What is the scale of measurement of the variables used to answer the research question?
3. What is the Design? (between subjects, within subjects, etc.)
4. Are there any data issues? (missing, censored, truncated, etc.)

If you have not already, read about these in more detail.