Strange Data: When the Numbers Just Aren't Normal

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Many statistical tests assume that the populations from which we draw our data samples roughly follow a given probability distribution. Here, I review what these assumptions mean, why they are important, and how to deal with situations where the assumptions are not met.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1216-1217
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2015


  • Kruskal-Wallis test
  • Nonparametric statistical test
  • Parametric statistical test
  • Wilcoxon test

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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