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Errors and Sample Size

  • David Marchevsky

Abstract

In chapter 1 we point out that when we use inductive inferential arguments we can never be certain of their conclusions. In most pieces of medical research we use inductive arguments to make statements about research questions. Such statements can be seen as decisions about obtained study results.

Keywords

Null Hypothesis Medical Literature Sampling Distribution Real Difference Wrong Decision 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Marchevsky
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  1. 1.Milton Keynes Community NHS TrustMilton KeynesEngland

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