Medicine residents' understanding of the biostatistics and results in the medical literature.

@article{Windish2007MedicineRU,
  title={Medicine residents' understanding of the biostatistics and results in the medical literature.},
  author={Donna M Windish and Stephen J. Huot and Michael H. L. Green},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2007},
  volume={298 9},
  pages={1010-22}
}
CONTEXT Physicians depend on the medical literature to keep current with clinical information. Little is known about residents' ability to understand statistical methods or how to appropriately interpret research outcomes. OBJECTIVE To evaluate residents' understanding of biostatistics and interpretation of research results. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Multiprogram cross-sectional survey of internal medicine residents. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Percentage of questions correct on a… CONTINUE READING

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