Analysis of Research Report

ANALYSIS OF RESEARCH REPORT PAPER EXAMPLES for HCS 438 Statistical Applications Course


Example 1

Analysis of Research Reports

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Excerpts aren't necessarily from the first page of these research papers.

Excerpt from this paper: The findings are statistically significant because of the false discovery rate that was revealed by the non-uniform distribution of the p-values. If the p-values are not uniformly distributed, then it can be assumed that the hypothesis test is “rendered meaningless” (Czwan et al., 2010, p. 6).

Example 2

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Excerpt from this paper: However, only forty-one of these subjects attended follow-up appointments. The median follow up time was thirty-six months however the mean was thirty-nine months, which makes the distribution asymmetrical.

Example 3

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Excerpt from this paper: The results were then compared to the 2005 US Census and it showed that those surveyed had a higher average rate of education vs. the census, 48% and 33%, respectively (Kellett et al., 2010). All other aspects of the surveyed population rated closely with the Connecticut census.

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Excerpt from this paper: By doing this, they were able to set latitude and longitude of the sites. The participants were then asked to identify how many times they would go to different counties in a 12-month span.

Example 5

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Excerpt from this paper: Data were categorized based on five cohorts of leadership positions: senior leaders/directors, managers, leaders in operational roles, leaders in collaborative roles and junior supervisors. The data was collected using...

Example 6

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Excerpt from this paper: In the research, it was discovered that by 2003, 559 of the original 4,857 members had died. Only 166 had died from reasons related to medical problems.

Example 7

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Excerpt from this paper: Independent T-tests to compare means for variable outcomes among categorical variables and bivariate relationships (bivariate data is data that shows two variables for each observation) were used using the Pearson Product Moment Correlation. This is a correlational procedure that shows strength as well as direction of the relationship.

Example 8

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Excerpt from this paper: In this study, the paired t test was used to compare before and after BP measurements between the two groups; those who consumed a polyphenol-rich [dark] chocolate (PRC) diet versus those who consumed a polyphenol-free [milk, white] chocolate (PFC) diet.

Example 9

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Excerpt from this paper: They also established that neither antiseptic agent was responsible for any critical adverse events (Darouiche et al., 2010). The research team has provided ample evidence to support their claim that chlorhexidine alcohol skin preparation protects patients from SSIs better than povidoneiodine.

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