 # Stats carousel resources

Here you can download all the stats resources that are available in the MASH workspace carousels.

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General
Number Title Description
1 Data Types Describes ways of classifying data, including the most common data types used.
2 Displaying data Discusses various basic chart types, the types of data that they are applicable for and gives some guidance on good practice in designing charts.
3 Boxplots Explains what a boxplot is and how to read one.
4 What graph do I use to interpret my data Explains what types of graph can be used for different data types. Describes the most common graph types.
4b Graphics Principles cheat sheet Graphics principles cheat sheet produced by Novartis, to be used as an aid to different graph types and how to use them to communicate clearly.
5a Mean, Median and Mode Describes the three different measures of central tendency: mean, median and mode. Includes some exercises to work through.
5b Mean How to calculate the mean from a frequency table and from a grouped frequency table. Includes exercises to work through.
6a Variance and standard deviation of ungrouped data Describes what the variance and standard deviation are and how to calculate them for ungrouped data. Includes exercises for practive.
6b Variance and standard deviation of grouped data Describes how to calculate the variance and standard deviation for grouped data. Includes exercises for practive.
11 Common distributions used in statistics Table of the most common distributions used in statistics. Includes their pdfs and other useful information such as parameters, usage and notation.
13 Transformations Some of the more common data transformations that can be applied to data.
15 Statistical hypothesis testing Describes the process of setting and testing a statistical hypothesis test.
18a Paired t-test Describes the paired t-test and how to conduct one both by hand and in SPSS.
18b Unpaired t-test Describes the unpaired t-test and how to conduct one both by hand and in SPSS.
26 What statistical test do I need? Describes the questions to be asked when deciding on an appropriate statistical test for different data types.
27a What test flowcharts: one independent and one dependent variable Flow charts for deciding what test to use when there is a single independent variable and a single dependent variable.
27b What test flowcharts: comparing two groups Flowcharts for comparing two groups, both when the data are paired and when the groups are unpaired.
28 What test tables Two tables, one for deciding on what statistical method to use when there are two variables measured on the same group of subjects, and one for comparing means or investigating relationships.
29 Exploratory data analysis Guide to exploratory two-way data analysis using graphs to facilitate what test to use.
30 Bayesian statistics Brief introduction to the principles of Bayesian Statistics.
Medical Statistics
Number Title Description
32 Medical statistics definitions Definitions of basic concepts in medical statistics.
33 Power-based sample size calculations Describes how to calculate a sample for studies.
34 An introduction to sample size calculations A short introduction to both power-based and precision-based sample size calculations.
35 Types of research studies Describes the different types of research studies that are commonly used in medical research.
36 Randomisation Describes the different methods for randomising patients in clinical studies.
36b Statistical analysis plan The key components in a statistical analysis plan.
40 Diagnostic tests Describes the key statistical measures used in assessing the quality of diagnostic tests.
43 Survival analysis The analysis of survival data in medicine.
Excel resources
Number Title Description
44a EXCEL shortcuts List of useful shortcuts for EXCEL.
44b EXCEL functions List of useful functions in EXCEL.
45 Summarising data Describes how EXCEL can be used to summarise data using both basic summary measures and charts.
46 Pivot tables Introduction to the use of pivot tables in EXCEL.
47 Independent t-test Describes how to undertake an independent t-test in EXCEL.
48 Checking normality Describes how to check normality for a set of data in EXCEL.
49 Scatterplots and correlation Describes how to construct a scatterplot and calculate a correlation coefficient between two variables in EXCEL.
50 Analysis ToolPak Introduction to the EXCEL add-in: Analysis ToolPak.
118 Histograms Describes how to draw a histogram in EXCEL.
SPSS resources
Number Title Description
51 Transferring data from EXCEL to SPSS Describes how to transfer data from EXCEL to SPSS.
52 Grouping and recoding variables A short guide to grouping and recoding variables in SPSS.
53 Analysing a subset of cases A short guide to selecting and analysing a subset of cases in SPSS.
56 Summarising categorical variables A guide to summarising categorical variables using tables and charts.
56a Simple barcharts A short guide to producing and editing simple barcharts in SPSS.
56b Panelled barcharts A short guide to producing and editing panelled barcharts in SPSS.
56c Clustered barcharts A short guide to producing and editing clustered barcharts in SPSS.
56d Stacked barcharts A short guide to producing and editing stacked barcharts in SPSS.
57 Summarising continuous data A guide to summarising continuous variables, including how to calculate summary measures and produce charts.
58 Chi-squared test for association How to conduct a chi-squared test for association between two categorical variables in SPSS.
59 Chi-squared test for two-way tables How to conduct a chi-squared test for association between two categorical variables by hand and in SPSS.
60 McNemar's test Introduction to McNemar's test for testing for differences in a categorical variable between two related groups.
61 Checking for normality Guide to checking normality of continuous data and where to find non-parametric tests in SPSS.
62 Paired t-test How to conduct a paired t-test in SPSS.
63 Sign test Short guide to the wilcoxon sign rank test, including details of how to undertake one in SPSS.
64 Wilcoxon sign rank test How to undertake the Wilcoxon sign rank test in SPSS.
65a Independent samples t-test How to undertake an independent samples t-test in SPSS (also known as the unpaired t-test).
65b Independent samples t-test How to undertake the independent samples t-test in SPSS (also known as the unpaired t-test).
66 Mann-Whitney U test How to undertake the Man-Whitney U test in SPSS.
67 One-way (between groups) analysis of variance How to undertake a one-way (between groups) analysis of variance in SPSS.
68 Kruskall-Wallis test How to undertake a Kruskall-Wallis test in SPSS.
69 Two-way (between groups) analysis of variance How to undertake a two-way (between groups) analysis of variance in SPSS.
70 Interactions Dealing with interactions between variables in SPSS, when there is a single continuous outcome variable and two categorical independent variables.
71 Analysis of covariance A guide to undertaking an analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) in SPSS.
72 Repeated measures (within-subject) analysis of variance A guide to undertaking a repeated measures (within-subjects) analysis of variance in SPSS.
73 Friedman test The Friedman test in SPSS.
74 Scatterplots and correlation A guide to producing scatterplots and correlation coefficients in SPSS.
75 Simple linear regression A guide to undertaking a simple linear regression in SPSS.
76 Reliability of predictions This guide explains how to check the reliability of predictions from a simple linear regression.
77 Multiple linear regression This guide outlines how to undertake a multiple regression in SPSS including checking the goodness of fit and model diagnostics.
78 Outliers, Durbin-Watson statistic and interactions in regression A guide to detecting outliers, the Durbin-Watson statistic and interactions in regression in SPSS.
79 Logistic regression A guide to undertaking a logistic regression in SPSS.
80 Multinomial logistic regression A guide to undertaking a multinomial logistic regression in SPSS.
80b Ordinal logistic regression A guide to undertaking an ordinal regression in SPSS.
81 Multilevel modelling A short guide to multilevel modelling, including how to fit it in SPSS.
82 Decision Tree analysis A guide to decision tree analysis in SPSS.
83 ROC curve analysis A guide to receiver operating characteristic curve analysis in SPSS.
84 Cluster analysis A short introduction to cluster analysis and how to undertake one in SPSS.
85 Factor analysis A short introduction to factor analysis and how to undertake one in SPSS.
86 Principal components analysis A short introduction to principal components analysis and how to undertake one in SPSS.
87 Survival analysis A guide to undertaking a survival analysis in SPSS.
88 Measuring agreement using the kappa statistic A guide to using the kappa statistic to measure agreement in SPSS.
89 Reliability analysis Measuring reliability for continuous outcomes: Bland- Altman analysis and intraclass correlation coefficient analysis in SPSS.
90 Moderation and mediation A guide to moderation and mediation in analysis.
119 SPSS AMOS: measures of goodness of fit A table for the goodness of fit measures used in SPSS AMOS.
R resources
Number Title Description
91 Inputting data and opening datasets in R A short guide to inputting data and opening datasets in R.
92 Summarising categorical variables Summarising categorical variables using charts and tables in R.
93 Chi-squared test for association Chi-squared test for association between two categorical variables in R.
94 Summarising continuous data Summarising continuous data using summary measures and charts in R.
95 Checking normality Guide to checking Normality using plots and tests in R.
96 Paired t-test How to undertake the paired t-test in R.
97 Wilcoxon (matched pairs) signed rank test Guide to undertaking the Wilcoxon (matched pairs) signed rank test in R.
98 Independent samples t-test Guide to undertaking the independent samples t-test in R.

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