Common pitfalls in statistical analysis: "P" values, statistical significance and confidence intervals

In the second part of a series on pitfalls in statistical analysis, we look at various ways in which a statistically significant study result can be expressed. We debunk some of the myths regarding the ′P′ value, explain the importance of ′confidence intervals′ and clarify the importance of includin...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Priya Ranganathan, C S Pramesh, Marc Buyse
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2015-01-01
Series:Perspectives in Clinical Research
Online Access:;year=2015;volume=6;issue=2;spage=116;epage=117;aulast=Ranganathan