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Beware – statistics may deceive you

Jaykaran Charan.

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Statistics is a tool by which a researcher analyzes the data in his research. Sometimes statistics tend to be manipulated to get desired results. This article explains some methods researchers use to get results they desire, why these methods are incorrect and how they can be taken care of. Readers should be aware of these tricks and watch out for such instances of manipulation when analyzing a research paper.

Key words: Statistics; Multiple Endpoints; Type 1 Error; Conversion of Data

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American Journal of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology


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