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 1 2015


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

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
    • Surgery


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