Missing data, writing homework help

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Creating a report can be tedious if individual pieces of information cannot be located. Suppose you want to report all of your charitable donations for a year. You know that you donate some amount of money every month, but you cannot find your records for August. How might you handle this missing data so you could come up with a total dollar amount for the year? Justify your method so the IRS would understand that you are following a procedure that would be acceptable in research when screening data.

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School: Rice University



Missing data
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Doing analysis has some missing data. Missing data are questions without
answers or variables without observations. In most cases, a small percent of missing data
results to a serious problem with an analysis leading you to draw wrong conclusions.
Missing data can cause serious problems (Little & Rubin, 2014). For instance, most
statistical procedures automatically eliminate cases with missing data. In...

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