Statistical errors can also cause a large number of deaths

Abhaya Indrayan

Overview

Wrong or incomplete methods of statistical analysis can lead to false results. When applied to a large section of the population, life and health of many can be jeopardized.

Summary

To save life and health by avoiding statistical errors.

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Dr. Abhaya Indrayan, PhD
Dr. Abhaya Indrayan, PhD
University College of Medical Sciences and Max Healthcare
Professor and Head (Retd.) and Biostatistics Consultant
Medical Biostatistics
Delhi, Delhi | India
A surgeon is trained for years, yet is held responsible for one death on the table. Statistical methods are indiscriminately used by inexperts. Thus errors do occur. These can cause health issues for a big section of the population.Dr. Abhaya Indrayan, PhD

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6396556/

Statistical fallacies & errors can also jeopardize life & health of many.

Authors:
Dr. Abhaya Indrayan, PhD
Dr. Abhaya Indrayan, PhD
University College of Medical Sciences and Max Healthcare
Professor and Head (Retd.) and Biostatistics Consultant
Medical Biostatistics
Delhi, Delhi | India

Indian J Med Res 2018 Dec;148(6):677-679

Biostatistics Consultant, Max Healthcare, Saket, New Delhi 110 017 & Former Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi 110 095, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_853_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6396556PMC
December 2018
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