Recommendation: How confidence intervals become confusion intervals.

Steve Simon

2013-12-03

Categories: Recommendation Tags: Confidence intervals

The desire among researchers for a black and white dichotomy between “significant” and “not significant” results leads to a lot of unnecessary confusion.

McCormack J, Vandermeer B, Allan GM. How confidence intervals become confusion intervals. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2013;13(1):134. doi:10.1186/1471-2288-13-134. Available at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/13/134.