The Importance of Predefined Rules and Prespecified Statistical Analyses: Do Not Abandon Significance.

@article{Ioannidis2019TheIO,
  title={The Importance of Predefined Rules and Prespecified Statistical Analyses: Do Not Abandon Significance.},
  author={John P. A. Ioannidis},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2019}
}
For decades, statisticians and clinicians have debated the meaning of statistical and clinical significance. In general, most journals remain married to the frequentist approach to statistical testing and using the term statistical significance. A recent proposal to ban statistical significance gained campaign-level momentum in a commentary with 854 recruited signatories.1 The petition proposes retaining P values but abandoning dichotomous statements (significant/nonsignificant), suggests… 
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