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As a researcher your area of expertise is not statistics. Yet the preparation of a successful article involves conducting effective research, analyzing data and presenting the resultsâ€¦ all of which require a high level of mathematical and statistical expertise.
Hiring a statistical consultant lets you focus on becoming an expert in your field of study rather than try to master statistics. .I can help you develop a successful article from initial idea to submission to a journal and can offer assistance with any or all of these steps:
 Research Methodology  get your research started on the right track and you'll save yourself loads of time and energy later on in the process. I can show you how to avoid common mistakes and assumptions.
 Research Design  the reliability of you results is crucial to your success. I can show you the best ways to design research to test your hypothesis
 Variables are the basis of the predetermined theory being tested. They must also be operationalized. I'll be there to give you experienced guidance and the necessary statistical expertise.
 Sample Size Calculation and justification  It is often difficult to select the right sample size. Too small a sample  and you may not be able to give good evidence for your hypothesis. Too large a sample, and you waste time, effort and money collecting data. I can work with you to do an appropriate power analysis so that you select an appropriate sample size and can justify it to your committee.
 Statistical techniques  there are many statistical methods that serve a wide variety of purposes I'll work with you to select the one that answers your questions, so that your substantive questions drive the statistical analysis, rather than the other w around. These methods include:
 Linear regression
 Dichotomous logistic regression
 Ordinal logistic regression
 Multinomial logistic regression
 Quantile regression
 Poisson regression and other methods for count data
 Various types of survival analysis
 Multilevel models of various kinds
 LogLinear models
 Factor analysis
 Principal component analysis
 Multidimensional scaling
 Cluster analysis
 Additve models
 Multiple imputation
 An extensive array of graphical procedures
 Validity and Reliability of Results  valid research requires much more that simply collecting data and conducting statistical analysis. I can help you determine the reliability and validity of your instruments.
 Interpretation of Results  Accurate interpretation of results and presentation of results in an appropriate format can make or break your article. I can help you pull your research together into a compelling presentation that is reliable and valid.
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