Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Primer in statistics part 1

This series of 2 articles aim to introduce dental researchers to 9 essential topics in statistics to conduct EBD with intuitive examples. The part I of the series includes the first 5 topics

(1) statistical graph

(2) how to deal with outliers

(3) p-value and confidence interval

(4) testing equivalence

(5) multiplicity adjustment.

Part II will follow to cover the remaining topics including

(6) selecting the proper statistical tests

(7) repeated measures analysis

(8) epidemiological consideration for causal association

(9) analysis of agreement.

J Prosthodont Res. 2014 Jan;58(1):11-6