Elements of Clinical Study Design, Biostatistics & Research

Inferential Statistics

Author(s): S.S. Patel and Aditya Patel

Pp: 31-54 (24)

DOI: 10.2174/9789815123791123010006

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Probability could be objective or subjective. Byestherom is a formula to calculate conditional Probability. The sample methods of random sampling are simple random sampling, systematic random sampling, Stratified random sampling, and cluster random sampling. Use of hypothesis testing, if used as inferential statistics, definite steps are required to be followed. Using confidence intervals as inferential statistics provide more useful information in clinical research. This chapter incorporates a discussion on these aspects. 

Keywords: Annova, Confidence interval, Dunnet’s test, Hypothesistesting, Inferential statistics, Probability, Randomsampling, Random variables, Students test, Turkey’s HSD test.

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