How should data on murine spontaneous abortion rates be expressed and analyzed?

@article{Clark2008HowSD,
  title={How should data on murine spontaneous abortion rates be expressed and analyzed?},
  author={David A Clark and Marie Petitbarat and G{\'e}rard Chaouat},
  journal={American journal of reproductive immunology},
  year={2008},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={
          192-6
        }
}
PROBLEM Spontaneous abortions in the CBA x DBA/2 model are normally reported as number of resorptions/total number of implantations (R/T), pooling data from individual mice. The significance of differences between groups has been determined using non-parametric statistics (e.g. chi-square or Fisher's Exact test) based on a priori predictions. Recently, it has been argued that medians with box plots should replace the accepted standard, but this deprives readers of data needed to verify P-values… CONTINUE READING
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