Seven Critical Components
That determine the soundness of statistical studies
- Source of funding: Why was the research done?
- Researcher contact: Who collected the data? What
was the contact between researcher and the individuals like?
- Individuals studied and how they
- Measurements made (questions asked)
- Setting in which the data were collected
- Extraneous differences and other explanations
- Magnitude of claimed effect
Source: Modified from list given in
Seeing Through Statistics, 2nd ed. by Jessica Utts
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