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


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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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Applied Health SciencesUniversity of Aberdeen Medical SchoolAberdeenUK
  2. 2.Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of MedicineNorwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway
  3. 3.Quality of Life Office, Psycho-Oncology Cooperative Research Group, School of PsychologyUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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