Statistics

posted by .

Can a hypothesis test yield a statistically significant (say p<=0.05), yet practically meaningless result? Give an example of how this might happen.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Statistics

    An agricultural field trial compares the yield of two varieties of tomatoes for commercial use. The researchers divide in half each of 10 small plots of land in different locations and plant each tomato variety on one half of each …
  2. Statistics

    Can a hypothesis test yield a statistically significant (say p<=0.05), yet practically meaningless result?
  3. Statistical application

    Can a hypothesis test yield a statistically significant (say p<=0.05), yet practically meaningless result?
  4. statistics

    Can a hypothesis test yield a statistically significant (say p<=0.05), yet practically meaningless result?
  5. Statistics

    What are the steps espoused by Applied Statistics in Business and Economics for formal hypothesis testing?
  6. pomona

    Can a hypothesis test yield a statistically significant (say p<=0.05), yet practically meaningless result?
  7. Statistics

    Please help me understand this question. Can a hypothesis test yield a statistically significant (say p<=0.05), yet practically meaningless result?
  8. STATISTICS

    A study examining the relationship between fetal X-ray exposure and a particular type of childhood blood cancer found the following odds ratio (and 95% confidence interval) for the association: 2.44 (0.95 to 6.33). This result would …
  9. statistics

    In a simple random sample of 250 father-son pairs taken from a large population of such pairs, the mean height of the fathers is 68.5 inches and the SD is 2.5 inches; the mean height of the sons is 69 inches and the SD is 3 inches; …
  10. STATISTICS

    A study examining the relationship between fetal X-ray exposure and a particular type of childhood blood cancer found the following odds ratio (and 95% confidence interval) for the association: 2.44 (0.95 to 6.33). This result would …

More Similar Questions