Separation test

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A separation test is a statistical procedure for early-phase research, to decide whether or not to pursue further research. It is designed to avoid the prevalent situation in early-phase research, when a statistically underpowered test gives a negative result.

Readings

  • Aickin M. Separation tests for early-phase CAM research. Evidence-Based Integrative Medicine 2004;1(4):225-231
  • http://www.ergologic.us