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Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 08:15

(To the tune of: There's a hole in my bucket)
Me: I've done a correlation matrix (grid), using Pearson's correlation coefficient (r), for a selection of variables, using my statistical software SPSS.
Statistician: Yes, but having done that, some of the variables are not continuous, so you should use Spearman's correlation coefficient (rho).
Yes, but having said that, SPSS just uses Pearson's coefficient anyway, if the sample size is as large as this one.

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 09:12

Free service from #SHEUres ...
 
Links to research about children and young people's health and wellbeing
 
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Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:11

To receive a #SHEUres email with links to research about young people's health and wellbeing please visit this link
 
"Can use of healthcare services among 15–16-year-olds predict an increased level of high school dropout?" is one of the research links about young people provided by SHEU.
 
To read the above research and discover more please visit this link

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 09:31

The latest issue of the journal Education and Health 31:3, 2013 contains an eclectic mix of articles including -

Monday, September 9, 2013 - 10:57

The September issue of SHEUNEWS shows how SHEU surveys are supporting local authorities to reduce risky behaviour among teenagers ...
 
"Findings from the recent survey show that schools, the local authority and its partners have made great strides over the last three years in:

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 15:20

From the early 1980s, SHEU have asked children and young people questions about visiting the doctor.
 
Responses from over 400,000 12-15 year olds cover issues about frequency of visits and feeling at ease ...
 
Fewer young people are now feeling at ease when visiting the doctor
 
 

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 10:00

Ten years ago, I thought we would be doing everything online by now!

But I fairly often get told something like:

"There's 2 year groups to get through, 6 classes each, so we need to book the IT suite for 12 slots, and it's already booked up, and the classes are 30 but the IT suite has just 25 computers, 24 of which work... Just send us a parcel of questionnaire booklets, and we can do it all in one morning!"

Also, the best-laid plans of a school can oft gang agley because of power failure, sulky networks, flooding, winter vomiting, or ...

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 08:54

False ... but almost right - 96% 10-11 year old boys (n=9445) and 98% 10-11 year old girls (n=9271) say they have never smoked at all.
 
If that grabs your attention then find more here
 
 
 

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 15:17

In order to help journalists and others find some good news about young people's health and wellbeing, we have highlighted some via the following link ...
 
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