Assessing the validity of a statistical distribution: some illustrative examples from dermatological research


SÜRÜCÜ B. , Koc E.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL DERMATOLOGY, vol.33, no.3, pp.239-242, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2230.2007.02629.x
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL DERMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.239-242

Abstract

Background. Assuming a statistical distribution is one of the key points before conducting a statistical analysis. Goodness-of-fit tests are used to assess the validity of an assumed statistical distribution. In dermatological research, the goodness-of-fit tests used are less powerful.