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Statistical Methods of Mobility Research

Richard Breen

in Social Mobility in Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199258451
eISBN:
9780191601491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Introduces and explains, in a fairly non-technical fashion, the main quantitative methods employed in the study of intergenerational mobility. These include methods for modelling mobility tables, in ... More


Statistical Power Analysis

Patrick Dattalo

in Determining Sample Size: Balancing Power, Precision, and Practicality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195315493
eISBN:
9780199865475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315493.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provides a brief description of the rationale and limitations of statistical power analysis, and presents important issues related to determining sample size for both commonly used and ... More


Worked Examples

Patrick Dattalo

in Determining Sample Size: Balancing Power, Precision, and Practicality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195315493
eISBN:
9780199865475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315493.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter demonstrates a priori sample size determination strategies presented in previous chapters. Specifically, for each procedure, minimum sample size are estimated with power analysis and ... More


Measurement of Trend (a 2 by c Table)

Steve Selvin

in Epidemiologic Analysis: A Case-Oriented Approach

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195146189
eISBN:
9780199864720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146189.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter compares the frequency of infants with a single congenital malformation to that of infants with multiple congenital malformations, focusing on evaluating changes over time. Extensive ... More


Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847144
eISBN:
9780191882074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847144.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book is the first to make chi-squared model testing, one of the data analysis methods used to discover the Higgs boson and gravitational waves, accessible to undergraduate students in ... More


Respiratory Scoring Systems and Statistics

Caroline Patterson and Meg Coleman

in Revision Notes for the Respiratory Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199693481
eISBN:
9780191918407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199693481.003.0019
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Respiratory scoring systems Health status St Georges Respiratory Questionnaire: Validated in patients with airway obstruction and bronchiectasis. 50-item questionnaire assessing 3 domains: ... More


Introduction

Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel

in Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847144
eISBN:
9780191882074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847144.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Model testing and parameter estimation are inextricably linked but often done separately. Chi-squared analysis combines model testing with parameter estimation, improving on both and providing ... More


Two–Parameter Chi-squared Analysis

Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel

in Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847144
eISBN:
9780191882074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847144.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The chi-squared parameter estimation and model testing methodology is extended to the two-parameter case of a line with a slope and an intercept. Chi-squared is shown to be a paraboloid and is ... More


Case Study 1: Falling Chains

Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel

in Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847144
eISBN:
9780191882074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847144.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The one-parameter chi-squared methodology for parameter estimation and model testing is applied to an introductory physics lab experiment involving a falling chain. Data collection details along with ... More


Organization of Genetic Variation

Daniel L. Hartl

in A Primer of Population Genetics and Genomics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198862291
eISBN:
9780191895074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862291.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Chapter 2 deals with the manner in which genetic variation is organized in random-mating populations, including such basics as the Hardy–Weinberg principle, multiple alleles and DNA typing, and ... More


Bivariate Statistical Methods

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/9780199764044.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter 4 reviews bivariate statistical methods used to determine the probability that a relationship found between two variables is based on sampling error. The focus of this review is on the ... More


Doing your Statistics in R: Getting Started

Andrew P. Beckerman and Owen L. Petchey

in Getting Started with R: An introduction for biologists

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199601615
eISBN:
9780191774539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601615.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter presents a workflow for implementing and interpreting t-tests, chi-square tests, and general linear models. It begins by looking at how to implement a chi-square contingency table ... More


Efficiency, Sufficiency, and Optimality

Amos Golan

in Foundations of Info-Metrics: Modeling, Inference, and Imperfect Information

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199349524
eISBN:
9780199349555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199349524.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In this chapter I provide additional rationalization for using the info-metrics framework. This time the justifications are in terms of the statistical, mathematical, and information-theoretic ... More


One Parameter Chi-squared Analysis

Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel

in Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847144
eISBN:
9780191882074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847144.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The chi-squared method for parameter estimation and model testing is developed for the one-parameter case of a line with a slope but no intercept. Curve fitting is motivated, and several methods for ... More


Case Study 2: Modeling Air Resistance on Falling Coffee Filters

Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel

in Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847144
eISBN:
9780191882074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847144.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The two-parameter chi-squared methodology for parameter estimation and model testing is applied to an introductory physics lab experiment to model air resistance on falling coffee filters. Data ... More


Advanced Topics

Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel

in Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847144
eISBN:
9780191882074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847144.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

A variety of advanced topics are introduced to offer greater challenge for beginners and to answer thorny questions often asked by early researchers who are just starting to use chi-squared analysis. ... More


Quantitative Legal Research

P. Ishwara Bhat

in Idea and Methods of Legal Research

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199493098
eISBN:
9780199098316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493098.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Study of statistical data becomes inevitable because of the far-reaching socio-economic dimensions, demographic factors, and political implications of law’s operation. Quantitative legal research ... More


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