Explaining a positive test result to a patient

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Abstract

Clinically clear, statistically sound and easy-to-understand interpretation of a screening result for a serious disease to a patient is very important.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)76-77
Number of pages2
JournalTeaching Statistics
Volume32
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010

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Keywords

  • Bayes’ rule
  • Sensitivity
  • Specificity
  • Teaching

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Education

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Explaining a positive test result to a patient. / Xie, Xian Jin.

In: Teaching Statistics, Vol. 32, No. 3, 01.01.2010, p. 76-77.

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