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Misleading p-values showing up more often in biomedical journal articles
Date: March 15, 2016
Source: Stanford University Medical Center

"It's usually a suboptimal technique, and then it's used in a biased way, so it can become very misleading," said John Ioannidis, MD, DSc, professor of disease prevention and of health research and policy and co-director of the Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford.

The Ioannidis team used automated text mining to search the biomedical databases MEDLINE and PubMed Central for the appearance of p-values in millions of abstracts. Представил!!!

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