Is it possible for a research study to have statistically significant results but limited clinical value? Defend your position.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 15, 2018, 8:15 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/psychology/abnormal-psychology/566520
Hi and thank you for using BrainMass. The solution below should get you started. I suggest using this simple outline to answer these questions:
1. Your position - 100 words
2. Your defense - 150 words
It shouldn't be longer than this as it appears to be a straightforward question in relation to research. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification.
Statistically Significant Results & Clinical Value
First off, when we say statistically significant, it means that in the testing of a hypothesis in research the studies show that the outcome is not due to chance alone. Conceptualized by English mathematician Ronald Fisher (who is also the brain behind analysis of variance/ANOVA), results are said to be statistically significant if the P values are less 0.05% so that it is possible to reject the null hypothesis of the study. I believe however ...
The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the relationship between statistical significance in terms of clinical value. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.