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R: R: R: st: multile comparison among incidence rates


From   "Carlo Lazzaro" <carlo.lazzaro@tin.it>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   R: R: R: st: multile comparison among incidence rates
Date   Fri, 4 Apr 2008 10:48:26 +0200

Dear Maarten,

thanks a lot again^2 (especially for the BMJ reference) and enjoy your W-E.

Kind Regards,

Carlo
-----Messaggio originale-----
Da: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Per conto di Maarten buis
Inviato: venerd́ 4 aprile 2008 10.33
A: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Oggetto: Re: R: R: st: multile comparison among incidence rates 

--- Carlo Lazzaro <carlo.lazzaro@tin.it> wrote:
> thnks a lot for your kind reply and for pointing out the feasibiliy
> of Bonferroni correection for tests involving dichotomous variables.
> BTW, have you got any reference about that?

The logic behind the Bonferroni correction is general, and applies to
all statistical tests. See for instance:

J Martin Bland and Douglas G Altman, "Multiple significance tests: the
Bonferroni method", BMJ 1995;310:170 

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/310/6973/170
 
Hope this helps,
Maarten


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