Sampling uncertainty in medical research.

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OBJECTIVE: Statistical analysis is ubiquitous in medical research, but fundamental statistical principles are not always well understood, which has negative effects for both authors and readers of scientific papers. The purpose of this brief review is to provide a methodological overview on populations, samples, analysis units and sampling uncertainty to facilitate an increased understanding of statistical concepts.

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  • Rheumatology and Autoimmunity
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1416-1419
JournalOsteoarthritis and Cartilage
Volume17
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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