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A case study from neuroscience involving stereology and multivariate analysis

Luis M. Cruz-Orive, Ana M. Insausti, Ricardo Insausti, and Dámaso Crespo

in Quantitative Methods in Neuroscience: A Neuroanatomical Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198505280
eISBN:
9780191723766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505280.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Downs syndrome is characterized by a triplication of chromosome 21 (HSA-21), and is the most frequent cause of mental retardation in the newborn. A special trisomic mouse (Ts65Dn) is a well known ... More


Making Sense of Associations

J. H. Abramson and Z. H. Abramson

in Making Sense of Data: A Self-Instruction Manual on the Interpretation of Epidemiological Data

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195145250
eISBN:
9780199864775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145250.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The exercises in this section deal with the assessment of associations between variables, with special reference to possible effects of shortcomings in the study methods, the strength and other ... More


Basic Statistics in Multivariate Analysis

Karen A. Randolph and Laura L. Myers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199764044
eISBN:
9780199332533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764044.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The complexity of social problems necessitates that social work researchers utilize multivariate statistical methods in their investigations. Having a thorough understanding of basic statistics can ... More


Basic Concepts and Assumptions

Patrick Dattalo

in Analysis of Multiple Dependent Variables

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199773596
eISBN:
9780199332564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773596.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter begins with an introduction to multivariate procedures, which allow social workers and other human services researchers to analyze multidimensional social problems and interventions in ... More


Chance variation

J. Mark Elwood

in Critical Appraisal of Epidemiological Studies and Clinical Trials

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198529552
eISBN:
9780191723865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529552.003.07
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the effects of chance variation that can be assessed by applying statistical tests. It is divided into three parts: the application of statistical tests and confidence limits ... More


A Multivariate Approach to Continuity, Contact, and Leveling

Ricardo Otheguy and Ana Celia Zentella

in Spanish in New York: Language Contact, Dialectal Leveling, and Structural Continuity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737406
eISBN:
9780199918621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737406.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Grouping categories are reconceptualized as independent variables. Pronoun rate is the dependent variable. The need for multivariate regression analysis is explained. The independent variables are ... More


An overview of models and methods for life course analysis

Andrew Pickles and Bianca De Stavola

in Epidemiological Methods in Life Course Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528487
eISBN:
9780191723940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528487.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins by considering the range of different aspects of the disease process that life course analysis must address. Given the essential longitudinal nature of much life course analysis, ... More


The Discrete-Time Models

Guo Shenyang

in Survival Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337518
eISBN:
9780199864256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337518.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter reviews the first type of multivariate model analyzing time-to-event data: the discrete-time models. The primary feature of this type of model is its approximation of hazard rate by ... More


Introduction

Karen A. Randolph and Laura L. Myers

in Basic Statistics in Multivariate Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199764044
eISBN:
9780199332533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764044.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter 1 defines important terms including basic statistics, multivariate analysis, and inferential statistics, as a way to introduce readers to the book’s premise—that a thorough understanding of ... More


Bivariate and Multivariate Analyses

Arend Lijphart

in Electoral Systems and Party Systems: A Study of Twenty-Seven Democracies, 1945-1990

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273479
eISBN:
9780191684050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273479.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the result of the bivariate and multivariate analyses of the seventy electoral systems used in major democratic parliamentary elections in different countries. It explains the ... More


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