Most clinical investigators approach statistics in one of three ways: (1) total avoidance; (2) mindless “number crunching” often facilitated by ready access to microcomputers with statistical software packages; or (3) blind faith in the advice of statistical consultants. Unfortunately, none of these approaches is particularly conducive to research of high quality and utility.
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