# statistical methods

1. ### Which statistical test to use to compare 3 measure instruments?

Hello everybody! I have to compare two fitnesstrackers: W1 and W2 and select the most accurate one, the most performant one in measuring HeartRate data. For that, I measured for each of my 10 participants their heartrate using: an Electrocardiogramm (ECG), W1 and W2. Now for each of my...
2. ### What statistical method should I use to comapare variables over time?

For my final project I am analyzing a data set of my choice and using the statistical methods I learned in the course. However the project I chose requires me to do some research on statistical methods for time-dependent variables as we did not learn them in the course (the professor approved my...
3. ### How to analyze this data

Hello, I need guidance in analyzing the outcome. I have 4 independent variables, and 2 dependent variables. The sample size is ~600. I have two groups: Treatment A and Treatment B. I want to determine if treatment B is better than A in achieving superior outcomes. The independent...
4. ### Seek for Statistical Test of Variability Contribution Percentage of Multiple Factors

Hi, I need statistical test which would tell me which percent of variability in dependent variable is from given independent set of variables and which of unknown ones. Example: Model: Y = Model (X1, X2, X3, ....) Measurements of Y, X1 and X2 are given. I need test which tells me the portion...
5. ### Methods for data sample consistency

Hello, I would like to ask you for your opinion: I have one data sample, let´s say with 600 units used for calculating some statistics (for example mean, std. deviation, q-o-q changes etc.) between the years 2006 and 2016. But from 2017 I would like to extend this data sample to let´s say 700...
6. ### Making sense of the data...Data analysis

Dear Experts, I have data for a 12 months study done on 2 wastewater (Plant A and Plant B—Final Effluent and Discharge Point) treatment plants. Physiochemical (13 parameters tested) and Microbiological(bacterial) data were collected. Also there is the recommended standards against which all...
7. ### Chi squared Test

Hello, I have the following data set: Watersheds: 0 1 2 3 Autism: 10 4 1 0 15 Total: 213 146 25 24 408 The data represents search and rescue cases and how many watersheds away people are usually...
8. ### How to answer such interview questions?

Hi All, I recently had an interview for a position of a Statistical analyst, and I got asked a very interesting and unusual question, that I had not anticipated at all. I was asked: "How many people use the Internet in [insert any country name]?" As I was told, such questions are only...
9. ### Question about model validation.

I'm working on a problem on my own (not for class or work) and I just wanted to get some outside opinions before I progress further. As far as my background, I've taken some introductory statistics courses for psychology majors, and an intro probability and statistics course for engineers...
10. ### Statistical methods to determine the proportion to min. value of depandant variable

I am new to this forum, but heard alot about it from my classmates. I am basically doing an internship in a company. The company is using various channels for recruitment where it is incurring some cost and also facing varying degrees of attrition. I have last three years, month-wise data with...
11. ### [FAQ] Which test should I use?

This is often a dramatically difficult task for those who have little experience in statistics. Luckily there are some good online resources to help you choose. A quick general overview can be found here and here (the latter is an interactive system). Here is a great resource from the...