The APA style manual devotes an entire chapter, Chapter 5, pages 125 - 167, on using tables and figures to display results. Place tables as close to their reference in the text as possible.
Use Arabic numbers (page 127 of APA manual)
Number tables and figures in the order they are first mentioned in the text
Number tables and figures separately
If reproducing -- you must give credit to the original; may also require permission to use
Refer to Tables and Figures in your text by their number -- do not say things like "the table above" or "the table below" or even "the table on page 32"
See pages 131-150 in the APA manual for specific table layouts and explanations of notes
*Remember, a table supplements the text. Do not refer to each element of a table in your text.
A good figure is:
See pages 151-167 of the APA manual for examples and explanations of figures.