Presenting data: can you follow a recipe?


  • This article is being published in The Journal of Physiology, Experimental Physiology, the British Journal of Pharmacology, Advances in Physiology Education, Microcirculation, and Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology.

  • Gordon Drummond is Senior Statistics Editor for The Journal of Physiology.

  • Brian Tom is in the MRC Biostatistics Unit of the Institute of Public Health in Cambridge, and an affiliated lecturer in the University of Cambridge Statistical Laboratory.

  • This article is the fifth in a series of articles on best practice in statistical reporting.

Dr Gordon B Drummond, Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4HA, UK. E-mail: