Monthly Archives: August 2011

Alternatives to some statistical conventions

As I have developed my ability to read the epidemiological literature and explain the methods and controversies over methods to others, I have taken note of approaches or perspectives that depart from statistical conventions. The attached file includes some items … Continue reading

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Alternatives to some statistical conventions II: Visual exploration of data

The plot below allows risk to be displayed in relation to two variables. The contours on this plot are derived from a non-linear model fit to the data. What we see is that there are regions where slightly below average … Continue reading

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