13. Basic Principles of Statistical Analysis

  1. Stuart J. Pocock
  1. Stuart J. Pocock

Published Online: 19 JUL 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118793916.ch13

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials

How to Cite

Pocock, S. J. (2013) Basic Principles of Statistical Analysis, in Clinical Trials, John Wiley & Sons Ltd,., West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9781118793916.ch13

Author Information

  1. Professor of Medical Statistics and Director of Clinical Trials Research Group London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine University of London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 JUL 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JUL 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471901556

Online ISBN: 9781118793916



  • Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (GGTP);
  • Haematologic toxicity;
  • Hypertension;
  • Hypocalcaemia and thrombocytopenia;
  • Lymphocytic lymphoma;
  • Maternal steroid therapy;
  • Metoclopramide and placebo;
  • Myocardial infarction;
  • Tuberculosis;
  • Wilcoxon test


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Describing the Data

  • Significance Tests

  • Estimation and Confidence Limits