Understanding Common Statistical Methods, Part I: Descriptive Methods, Probability, and Continuous Data
Source: Military Medicine, Volume 176, Number 1, January 2011 , pp. 99-102(4)
Abstract:ABSTRACTStatistical methods are pervasive in medical research and general medical literature. Understanding general statistical concepts will enhance our ability to critically appraise the current literature and ultimately improve the delivery of patient care. This article intends to provide an overview of the common statistical methods relevant to medicine.
Document Type: Research article
Affiliations: 1: Department of Emergency Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis Washington, Bldg 9040 Fitzsimmons Drive, Tacoma, WA 98431. 2: Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1648 Pierce Drive NE, Suite 231, Atlanta, GA 30322. 3: Department of Emergency Medicine, Tripler Army Medical Center, 1 Jarrett White Road, Honolulu, HI 96859.
Publication date: 2011-01-01
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