Statistics: are we related?

Scott, E.M. , Flaherty, D. and Currall, J. (2013) Statistics: are we related? Journal of Small Animal Practice, 54(3), pp. 124-128. (doi:10.1111/jsap.12029)

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Abstract

This short addition to our series on clinical statistics concerns relationships, and answering questions such as “are blood pressure and weight related?” In a later article, we will answer the more interesting question about how they might be related. This article follows on logically from the previous one dealing with categorical data, the major difference being here that we will consider two continuous variables, which naturally leads to the use of a Pearson correlation or occasionally to a Spearman rank correlation coefficient.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Currall, Dr James and Scott, Professor E Marian and Flaherty, Professor Derek
Authors: Scott, E.M., Flaherty, D., and Currall, J.
College/School:University Services > IT Services > Computing Service
College of Science and Engineering > School of Mathematics and Statistics > Statistics
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Veterinary Medicine
Journal Name:Journal of Small Animal Practice
ISSN:0022-4510
ISSN (Online):1748-5827
Published Online:04 March 2013

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