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A primer that is not likely to be readily understood by physicians naive about statistics. The few examples of data and how they can be considered statistically are drawn mainly from epidemiologic and socioeconomic sources. This is not a primer that will help readers of medical journals understand statistical assessments of treatments or diagnostic tests. Much better primers are readily available.
Measuring Medical Practice: Statistics for the Physician. Ann Intern Med. 1990;113:813. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-113-10-813_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1990;113(10):813.
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