Turning a negative into a positive

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A lack of significant difference between populations is often misinterpreted as demonstrating equivalence between the populations. I discuss how this confusion comes about and hint at a future discussion of analyses designed to show equivalence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)556-557
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Equivalence
  • Statistical significance
  • Type II error

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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