e-Articles (Chapter 1)
Here are 3 full-length articles that illustrate nicely the typical format of formal research reports. To view an article, simply click on its title. (NOTE: No claim is made that these articles are perfect in all respects. By carefully reviewing them, you will hone your skills at being able both to decipher and to critique statistically-based research reports.)
This article displays the usual headings that divide a research report into sections. These labeled sections help readers focus here on the goals, methods, and findings of this interesting investigation of eating sensibly in restaurants.
This article's headings, both in the abstract and in the full article, make it easy to understand the researchers' reasons for conducting this study, the methodology used, the results obtained, and the conclusions drawn.
The information presented in this research report is well-organized and presented nicely with helpful headings and subheadings. Results are conveyed via passages of text, 5 easy-to-understand tables, and 1 figure (a bargraph). Be sure to note the useful information located at the end of the article following the "References."
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Schuyler W. Huck