Endgames: Relative risks and statistical significance

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 18 August 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c4541

In this statistical question by Philip Sedgwick and Louise Marston (BMJ 2010;341:c4265, doi:10.1136/bmj.c4265) a second “not” was missing from option b, which should have read: “Alternative hypothesis: in the population of children with acute respiratory tract infection, the risk of antibiotic resistance at two weeks in children prescribed antibiotics does not equal that of children not prescribed antibiotics.”


Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c4541

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