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Title: Why proper understanding of confidence intervals and statistical significance is important.
Author: Hurley, James C.
Issue Date: 2021
Publication Title: Medical Journal of Australia
Volume: 215
Issue: 4
Start Page: 190
End Page: 190.e1
Abstract: To the Editor: The explanation of inference from confidence intervals by Hemming and Taljaard is interesting but unfortunately incorrect. The authors may have fallen for the confidence interval variation of the P value fallacy — the mistaken idea that the P value (or confidence interval) can capture both the long term outcomes of an experiment, as commonly reflected in the phrase “a trend to significance (P = 0.06)”, and the evidential meaning of a single result...
Internal ID Number: 01795
Health Subject: PROBABILITY
Type: Journal Article
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