e-Articles (Chapter 2)
Here are some full-length research articles that illustrate the presentation of descriptive statistics. To view any 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.)
Results of a survey are summarized entirely via percentages. (See the 4 paragraphs of the "Results" section as well as Tables 1, 2, and 3.)
Descriptive statistics are presented for 436 male wrestlers. Used in this article are picture techniques (grouped frequency distribution, frequency polygon,), measures of central tendency (mean, mode), and measures of variability (range, SD),
This interesting investigation, with study's data describing people in TV shows, used simply the quantitative techniques of frequency counts and percentages.
The vast majority of this research report's statistics are descriptive in nature. Included are percentages, frequency distributions, means, and standard deviations. See the "Results" section, as well as Tables 1 and 2.
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