p-values (or not)?

Much has been debated about the validity of p-values in determining statistical relationships between data elements. Here is a long list of 402 Citations Questioning the Indiscriminate Use of Null Hypothesis Significance Tests in Observational Studies. And here is a current and measured contribution to the debate appearing over at the Simply Statistics blog. How do you weigh in? Do you feel the use of p-values produces the kind of false positives we always see in the mainstream press?

The p-value conundrum


Posted on February 23, 2013, in Opinion, Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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