SMACC Dublin Workshop. Stats for people who hate stats…….part 1

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Are you one of those people who gets to the stats section of a paper and goes errmmmmmm, seems OK?!??? If so then you are in the majority. All that stats stuff we were taught at Uni is long gone and unless you are a nerd it’s probably not something that you think about every day. However, that’s not going to pass muster if you want to call yourself an evidence based emergency/critical care physician. You really DO need to know the basics.


  • You don’t need to be a stats whizz
  • You don’t need to know how to do an analsis
  • You do need to be able to spot a crap analysis when you seen one.


This short presentation takes you through the basics.





Cite this article as: Simon Carley, "SMACC Dublin Workshop. Stats for people who hate stats…….part 1," in St.Emlyn's, February 4, 2014,

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