Research Pearls: The Significance of Statistics and Perils of Pooling

Aman Dhawan, Jefferson C. Brand, Matthew T. Provencher, Michael J. Rossi, James H. Lubowitz

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A series of articles on statistics are intended for an audience of clinicians, as well as statisticians and authors. Statistical significance is different than clinical significance. Understanding of clinical outcomes, value, quality, or generalizability requires critical analysis of medical research literature to ensure that statistical analyses have been properly applied and interpreted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1099-1101
Number of pages3
JournalArthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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