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Linking statistical significance to clinical importance of trial data: A paradigm shift

Dhriti Bhattacharyya | Nov 22, 2017 | 4,859 views
Linking statistical significance to clinical importance of trial data: A paradigm shift

In evidence-based medicine, statistical information is critical for investigators to interpret observations and make treatment recommendations. A voice of dissent opposing over-reliance on p-value based decision making — the widely accepted and overly practiced method for analyzing clinical trial data — is becoming stronger in the research fraternity. Several recent publications in reputed journals are questioning the popularity of the concept of ‘’statistical significance.”

P-value controversy

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