Statistical significance

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In statistical hypothesis testing, a result has statistical significance when it is very unlikely to have occurred given the null hypothesis. The significance level for a study is chosen before data collection, and is typically set to 5% or much lower—depending on the field of study.


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A statistical hypothesis is a hypothesis that is testable on the basis of observed data modelled as t...

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It is common to summarize statistical comparisons by declarations of statistical significance or nons...