The use and misuse of p-values

Back in 2019, the President of the American Statistical Association (ASA) launched a task-force into p-values. This task-force started after an editorial in The American Statistician, an ASA journal. People may have mistaken that editorial for official ASA policy.

An informal definition of a p-value is:

the probability under a specified statistical model that a statistical…

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Anthony B. Masters

Anthony B. Masters

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This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.