Graphical presentation of data, best practices

Show the data, don’t conceal them was the elementary article from a series of articles published in the British Journal of Pharmacology that deals by the best practices to be followed in statistical reporting. The current note of articles in this series can be obtained at

“Show the data…” deals through the graphical presentation of data. The paper urges authors to present data in its ‘crude form’, that would show all the characteristics of the facts distribution. The use of the for a like rea~n-called ‘dynamite plunger plot’ is discouraged. In a ‘dynamite plunger plot’ the mean of the facts is represented by a bar and there is a ‘T’ at the head of the bar to show variability. It is argued that dynamite diver plots can give a false universal idea of symmetry in the data. The end of the article is that facts can be better presented and compared using plain dotplots.

For those interested, the foregoing post in this blog was also on the graphical representation of premises and included simple R code as being generating different ‘types’ of dotplots.

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