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Patients, Patience, and P Values

  • Lemuel A. Moyé

Abstract

This chapter is written for physicians from the perspective of a physician, in recognition that, of all professionals, we as physicians have the greatest philosophical difficulty coming to grips with the concepts of p values and sampling error. This is nothing to be ashamed of, however, because we were designed for this confusion.

Keywords

Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Sampling Error Total Mortality Alpha Error Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lemuel A. Moyé
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  1. 1.School of Public HealthUniversity of TexasHoustonUSA

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