Campus Units

Statistics

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

11-2017

Journal or Book Title

Quality Progress

Volume

50

Issue

11

First Page

56

Last Page

62

Abstract

Statistical significance (or hypothesis) tests, and the related concept of p-values, are popular tools in statistical data analysis. Unfortunately, the practical implications of statistical significance often turn out to be limited and are frequently misinterpreted and overstated, or even stated incorrectly.

Comments

This article is published as Doganaksoy, N., Hahn, G.J., and Meeker, W.Q., (2017), Fallacies of Statistical Significance, Quality Progress, 50, December, 56–62. Posted with permission.

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The Authors

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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