Applications of global statistics in analysing quality of life data.

  title={Applications of global statistics in analysing quality of life data.},
  author={Pavan Tandon},
  journal={Statistics in medicine},
  volume={9 7},
Quality of life (QOL) instruments usually consist of a number of components, each of which deals specifically with a particular functionally related dysfunction. In a clinical trial whose primary aim is the evaluation of the treatment by means of QOL instruments, analysis of each of the components usually consists of either univariate analysis of variance (ANOVA) or some non-parametric methods. This multiple testing approach can produce an increase in false positive findings. One attempt to… CONTINUE READING

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