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Nicholas J Horton, Suzanne S Switzer “Statistical methods in the journal” (2005) // New England Journal of Medicine. Publisher: Mass Medical Soc. Vol. 353. No 18. Pp. 1977–1979. DOI: 10.1056/NEJM200511033531823


  title = {Statistical methods in the journal},
  author = {Horton, Nicholas J and Switzer, Suzanne S},
  journal = {New England Journal of Medicine},
  volume = {353},
  number = {18},
  pages = {1977--1979},
  year = {2005},
  publisher = {Mass Medical Soc},
  doi = {10.1056/NEJM200511033531823}

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The Statistical Accessibility of Medical Papers

Similarly, if a reader had knowledge of t-tests, contingency tables, nonparametric tests, epidemiologic statistics, Pearson’s correlation, simple linear regression, analysis of variance, transformations, and nonparametric correlation (topics typically included in introductory statistics courses), then 21 percent of the articles would be accessible.