CorrelationBMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b1804 (Published 14 May 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1804
- John Fletcher, clinical epidemiologist
- 1BMJ, London WC1H 9JR
A study finds a correlation between two variables (r=0.06), but this outcome is not statistically significant. Which, if any, of the following could be correctly used to describe the data?
a) High values of one variable are associated with low values of the other …