How to spot a statistical problem: advice for a non-statistical reviewer

Greenwood, DC and Freeman, JV (2015) How to spot a statistical problem: advice for a non-statistical reviewer. BMC Medicine, 13. 270. ISSN 1741-7015



  • Greenwood, DC
  • Freeman, JV
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Keywords: Completeness of reporting; Editorial policy; Peer review; Presentation; Professional competence; Publishing; Recommendations to reviewers; Reporting guidelines; Statistics
  • Published: November 2015
  • Accepted: 18 September 2015
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Medicine and Health (Leeds) > School of Medicine (Leeds) > Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics (LIGHT) > Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2015 14:19
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2015 10:16
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Status: Published
Publisher: BioMed Central
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