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BMJ statistical errors

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EDITOR—Abbasi in his Editor's choice discusses a study that found statistical errors in 25% of papers published by the BMJ in 2001.1 As statistical advisers to the BMJ we aim to improve the quality of published papers by ensuring that their conclusions are consistent with the data. To this end we hope to identify important errors that affect the interpretation of the findings, but care less about more minor errors. Any stricter policy would be impossibly time consuming. That said, we recognis...

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British Medical Journal (BMJ)
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2004
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