Some statistical methods useful in circulation research

S Wallenstein, C L Zucker, J L Fleiss
1980 Circulation Research  
Some statistical techniques for analyzing the kinds of studies typically reported in Circulation Research are described. Particular emphasis is given to the comparison of means from more than two populations, the joint effect of several experimentally controlled variables, and the analysis of studies with repeated measurements on the same experimental units. Circ Res 47: 1-9, 1980 GLANTZ (1980), in an examination of papers published in Circulation Research and Circulation, found that
more » ... ly half the studies that used statistical methodology did so incorrectly. He describes the causes and consequences of such misuse and presents methods to minimize the frequency of such errors, including an approach adopted by the
doi:10.1161/01.res.47.1.1 pmid:7379260 fatcat:y62by5w2enfmfcwlx44r7pjwq4