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Statistics

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Citing Tables & Figures using APA citation style

For more extensive information provided by APA go here: Tables & Figures

1. A table you create from your own data

  • Number all tables consecutively in Arabic numerals, put it on top of the table, e.g.: Table 1
  • Put a brief, clear title under the table number; italicize it
  • Include headings for all columns, including the leftmost column
  • Include general, specific and/or probability notes below the table
  • Example:

 

Table 2
Coffee Purchases by Promotional Discount

  Coffee Type    With 15 % discount   With 10 % discount No discount
  Drip Coffee 12252 11385 10210
  Americano 9854 8571 7456
  Latte 11597 10122 8535
  Mocha 9925 8793 6958

Note. control variables included statutory holidays and equipment breakdown.

 

2. A table you copied exactly as you found it or that you adapted to suit your needs

  • Put a table number on top of the table, e.g.: Table 1
  • Put a brief, clear title under the table number; italicize it
  • In a note below the table indicate where the table is from and who the copyright holder is
  • Use From if you copied the table as is; use Adapted from if you made changes to it
  • Include a full reference in the reference list
  • Copyright: If your assignment is going to be published in any way (for example, if you put it on an openly accessible website), you will need to get copyright permission from the copyright holder to reproduce the table, unless the item explicitly says that you can use it freely or if it is in the public domain. You would then start your note with "From..." and say "Reprinted with permission" at the end of your note.

Table taken from a journal article:

Note. From "Affect Spin and the Emotion Regulation Process at Work," by D. J. Beal, J. P. Trougakos, H. M. Weiss, and R. S. Dalal, 2013, Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, p. 598. Copyright 2013 by the American Psychological Association.

Table taken from a book:

Note. Adapted from Managing Therapy-Interfering Behavior: Strategies From Dialectical Behavior Therapy (p. 172), by A. L. Chapman and M. Z. Rosenthal, 2016, Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Copyright 2016 by the American Psychological Association.

Table taken from a website:

Note. Adapted from "Table 111-0004: Neighbourhood income and demographics, summary table, annual" by Statistics Canada, n. d., (http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a26?lang=eng&retrLang=eng&id=1110004&pattern=demographics&tabMode=dataTable&srchLan=-1&p1=1&p2=-1). Copyright by Statistics Canada.

 

3. A table you create from various information you found

  • Put a table number on top of the table, e.g.: Table 1
  • Put a brief, clear title under the table number; italicize it
  • In a note below the table indicate all sources you used to create the table (author and date are sufficient)
  • Include full references for your sources in the reference list
  • Example:

Table 3
Dangerous dog facts for North America 2014

  % of total number of dogs Total attacks Deaths
Pit Bull 6% 283 12
Rottweiler 4% 158 8
Presa Canario 1% 72 3
German Shepherd 3% 28 1

Note. The percentage of total number of dogs is from Saunders (2014); and the number of total attacks and deaths are from Clifton (2014).

 

For more extensive information provided by APA go here: Tables & Figures

 1. A figure you create yourself

  • Put a numbered Caption underneath your figure. The caption serves as the figure title and is also used to explain the figure. Like this:

Figure 1. Street map showing current points of congestion and options for traffic redirection.

 

2. A figure you copied exactly as you found it or that you adapted to suit your needs

  • Put a numbered Caption underneath your figure and give a brief description of the figure; then indicate where it is from and who the copyright holder is (see example below)
  • Use From if you copied the figure as is; use Adapted from if you made changes to it
  • Include a full reference for the figure in the reference list
  • If your assignment is going to be published in any way, you will need to get copyright permission from the copyright holder to reproduce the figure. You would then say "Reprinted with permission" at the end of your caption.

 

Figure taken from a journal article:

Figure 2. Graph showing responses to the question whether the price of water influences consumption rates in Sydney, Australia. From "Attitudes to Conservation and Water Consumption," by B. Randolph, and P. Troy, 2008, Environmental Science & Policy, 98(5), p. 449. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2008.03.003. Copyright 2008 by Elsevier.

Figure taken from a book:

Figure 3. Graph showing member states and the NATO pecking order. From International pecking orders: The politics and practice of multilateral diplomacy (p. 234), by V. Pouliot, 2016, Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. Copyright 2016 by Vincent Pouliot.

Figure taken from a website:

Figure 4. Graph showing the most common non-official-language mother tongues as per 2011 Census. From "Visual Census – Language, Canada" by Statistics Canada, n. d., (https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/vc-rv/index.cfm?Lang=ENG&VIEW=C&CFORMAT=jpg&GEOCODE=01&TOPIC_ID=4). Copyright by Statistics Canada.

 

3. A figure you create from various information you found

  • Put a numbered Caption underneath your figure and give a brief description of the figure
  • indicate all sources you used to create the figure (author and date are sufficient)
  • Include full references in the reference list
  • Example:

Figure 5. Graph showing water consumption rates in several developed countries. Data for Canada is from author (date), for the United States from author (date), for Australia from author (date), for China from author (date), and for Japan from author (date).

 

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