The statistical interpretation of pilot trials: should significance thresholds be reconsidered?

Lee, E.C., Whitehead, A.L., Jacques, R.M. et al. (1 more author) (2014) The statistical interpretation of pilot trials: should significance thresholds be reconsidered? BMC MedIcal Research Methodology, 14 (1). 41 .

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Authors/Creators:
  • Lee, E.C.
  • Whitehead, A.L.
  • Jacques, R.M.
  • Julious, S.A.
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2014 Lee et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly credited. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.
Keywords: Pilot trial, Power, Type I error, Confidence interval, Significance, Bayesian methods
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  • Published: 2014
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > School of Health and Related Research (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2014 09:44
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2018 08:09
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-14-41
Status: Published
Publisher: BioMed Central
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-14-41
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