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Quote: Glantz on Medical Journal Statistics

"Approximately half the articles published in medical journals that use statistical methods use them incorrectly." A quote by American Cardiologist and anti-smoking crusader Stanton A. Glantz. The quote appeared as the first line of the abstract in the paper "Biostatistics: How to Detect, Correct and Prevent Errors in the Medical Literature" that appeared in Circulation page 1 of volume 61, number 1 (1980). The quote also appears in Statistically Speaking: A dictionary of quotations compiled by Carl Gaither and Alma Cavazos-Gaither.
Date Of Record Creation 2008-09-12 12:39:13
Date Of Record Release 2008-09-12 12:39:13
Date Last Modified 2008-09-12 12:39:13
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Author's Name Stanton A Glantz
Author's Organization University of California at San Francisco
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