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|Title:||Why proper understanding of confidence intervals and statistical significance is important.|
|Author:||Hurley, James C.|
|Publication Title:||Medical Journal of Australia|
|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|
|Appears in Collections:||Research Output|
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