Basics of Statistics
Many research studies involve the use of quantitative statistical tests. Researchers who understand how statistical tests work — including what they can and cannot do — will be better poised to critically review medical literature and design and execute studies. Originally released July 1, 2012; renewed May 6, 2013; credit expires Dec. 31, 2017.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Differentiate between statistical significance and clinical relevance
- Utilize confidence intervals and p-values to assess statistical significance
Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™