Campus Units

Statistics

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Accepted Manuscript

Publication Date

8-2019

Journal or Book Title

Significance

Volume

16

Issue

4

First Page

20

Last Page

22

DOI

10.1111/j.1740-9713.2019.01298.x

Abstract

Convincing practitioners of the inadequacy of significance testing can employ a two‐step approach. First, explain the difference between statistical significance and practical importance. Then, at least in many situations, use an appropriate statistical interval to quantify the statistical uncertainty.

Comments

This is the peer-reviewed version of the following article: Hahn, Gerald J., Necip Doganaksoy, and William Q. Meeker. "Statistical intervals, not statistical significance." Significance 16, no. 4 (2019): 20-22., which has been published in final form at 10.1111/j.1740-9713.2019.01298.x. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.

Copyright Owner

The Royal Statistical Society

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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