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Writing up Your Quantitative Results Section
Writing up your quantitative results section
Objectives

On reading this chapter you should:

  • understand the structure of the results section;
  • understand how to present your results in the body of your text; and
  • be able to streamline your results.
Overview

Chapter 15 deals with writing up your results section. Section 15.1 deals with the structure that your results section should take. There is far more agreement on what should be included in quantitative results sections as opposed to qualitative, so this makes the task somewhat easier. Section 15.2 deals with the first section of your results, which involves reviewing your aims and hypotheses. Next, Section 15.3 deals with your descriptive statistics, which act to summarise your data in an easy format. Your inferential statistics are then ...

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