Analysis of the Trial Results
Several authors have reviewed the statistical analyses appearing in reputable medical journals. The reports reveal an appalling record of error and incompetence [183–188]. This chapter considers these problems but it is beyond the scope of this book to describe in any detail the statistical methods required to analyse the results of randomised controlled trials. The reader is referred to standard texts such as the books by Armitage , Snedecor and Cochran , and Petrie .
KeywordsConfidence Limit Life Table Experimental Unit Plasma Urea Proportional Data
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