Demystifying type I and type II errors

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• For diagnostic test results and for research study results, type I and type II errors are an expression of the possibility that the test result or the research conclusion does not reflect the true condition. In both instances, it is important to have an understanding of the likelihood of these types of errors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)209-210
Number of pages2
JournalPediatrics in review
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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