Correlation coefficients in medical research: from product moment correlation to the odds ratio.

@article{Kraemer2006CorrelationCI,
  title={Correlation coefficients in medical research: from product moment correlation to the odds ratio.},
  author={Helena C. Kraemer},
  journal={Statistical methods in medical research},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={525-45}
}
OBJECTIVE Presentation of effect sizes that can be interpreted in terms of clinical or practical significance is currently urged whenever statistical significance (a 'p-value') is reported in research journals. However, which effect size and how to interpret it are not yet clearly delineated. The present focus is on effect sizes indicating strength of correlation, that is, effect sizes that describe the strength of monotonic association between two random variables X and Y in a population… CONTINUE READING

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