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More Pressure To Improve Statistical Rigor In Biomedical Journals

The American Statistical Association has recently issued a statement on statistical significance and p-values.

Chavalarias et al used text mining to analyze statistical reporting (p-values, confidence intervals, effect size, Bayes factor) in biomedical papers 1990 to 2015.

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The editorial is available here.

Comment: The purpose of this site is medical education. The reader is urged to carefully read and critically analyze the papers kinked to both personally and in groups such as Journal Clubs.  The recent statistical concerns in the era of big data only reinforce the need for careful, thoughtful analysis.

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  1. October 13, 2016 at 1:04 am

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