Which hypothesis test should I use? A flowchart

A flowchart to decide what hypothesis test to use.
hypothesis testing

Rebecca Barter


December 4, 2018

Many years ago I taught a stats class for which one of the topics was hypothesis testing. Many of the students had a hard time remembering what situation each test was designed for, so I made a flowchart to help piece together the wild world of hypothesis tests.

While the flowchart isn’t pretty (if I made it today, it would be much more attractive), I feel like it might be useful for others, so here it is:

(if you all like it - I’ll make a pretty version!)