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Iran South Med J 2017, 20(1): 90-103 Back to browse issues page
Basic Principles of Reporting Results of Conventional Statistical Tests in Scientific Biomedical Articles
Maliheh Rezaie1, Afshin Ostovar *2
1- The Persian Gulf Tropical Medicine Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
2- The Persian Gulf Tropical Medicine Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran , a.ostovar@bpums.ac.ir
Abstract:   (605 Views)

A scientific article is written to convey information to the reader. The results section is the core component of an article and its objective is to report the findings obtained from statistical analyses for testing hypotheses. For multiple reasons, articles published in medical journals are statistically poor; however, few biomedical journals describe the basics of statistical results presentation to authors. As regards, the writing and presentation of statistical results are as important as statistical results finding. The objective of present article is providing an instruction for reporting the results obtained from data analyses by using some common statistical methods. This article contains two parts: general principles about the structure of results section and basic principles related to how to report descriptive and analytical statistics.

Keywords: Scientific article, results, statistical analysis, scientific writing
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: General
Received: 2017/03/15 | Accepted: 2017/03/15 | Published: 2017/03/15
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Rezaie M, Ostovar A. Basic Principles of Reporting Results of Conventional Statistical Tests in Scientific Biomedical Articles . Iran South Med J. 2017; 20 (1) :90-103
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