Statistical tests, P-values, confidence intervals, and power: a guide to misinterpretations

Last modified: May 22, 2017

Misinterpretations of statistical tests, confidence intervals and statistical power dominate much of the scientific literature. The authors of this essay explain the problem, list common made mistakes and provide guidelines for improving statistical interpretation and reporting.


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Title: Statistical tests, P-values, confidence intervals, and power: a guide to misinterpretations
Authors: Greenland S, Senn SJ, Rothman KJ, Carlin JB, Poole C, Goodman SN, Altman DG
doi:10.1007/s10654-016-0149-3 (2016)

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