Quality of Life Research

, Volume 18, Issue 5, pp 527–530

How to guarantee finding a statistically significant difference: the use and abuse of subgroup analyses


    • Institute of Applied Health SciencesUniversity of Aberdeen Medical School
    • Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of MedicineNorwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Madeleine T. King
    • Quality of Life Office, Psycho-Oncology Cooperative Research Group, School of PsychologyUniversity of Sydney

DOI: 10.1007/s11136-009-9473-3

Cite this article as:
Fayers, P.M. & King, M.T. Qual Life Res (2009) 18: 527. doi:10.1007/s11136-009-9473-3

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