Mind Your p Values

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In a medical study, the goal is to convince readers that a compelling argument has been made to prove the investigators' case. The logic of how this proof is provided in medical studies can be confusing, and is discussed here in simple terms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)138-139
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Null hypothesis
  • Occam's razor
  • Probability
  • Statistical significance
  • Student's t test

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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