medical tests

medical tests

Postby JohnP » Mon May 18, 2009 8:00 am
A great new way to search and I hope the engine will "learn"
Have a look at "C-reactive protein" in the Health section - the lower limit of one standard deviation below the mean is a negative concentration. Obviously impossible. This test like many in medicine are not normally distributed. Better to display Median with inter-quartile ranges.
Good luck!
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Re: medical tests

Postby sindark » Tue May 19, 2009 12:48 am
Good point. One must always be careful when using normal curves for statistical analysis. They certainly don't work for all distributions.
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Postby Zippie98 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 7:22 am
thanks, that helped me a lot!
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