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Data Transformation, Multiple Comparisons, and Interpreting Statistical Methods Sections

Tom Lang Communications and Training International

This workshop is an extension of workshop 1a, Interpreting and Reporting Descriptive Statistics, Estimates, and Hypothesis Tests. Two new topics are introduced: data transformation and the problem of multiple statistical comparisons. Most of the workshop, however, is devoted to discussing how to interpret the statistical methods sections of scientific journals.  

The workshop is based on Chapters 1 and 5 of How to Report Statistics in Medicine