We are receiving a lot of questions about relevant analyses in the Analyse-it Method Validation edition to help in evaluating new diagnostic tests in the fight against COVID-19. Below are some quick links that will help, but contact us if you have questions - we are working as normal.
Also see our latest blog post: Sensitivity/Specificity and The Importance of Predictive Values for a COVID-19 test
Before summarizing data with descriptive statistics or making inferences about
parameters it is important to look at the data. It is hard to see any patterns by looking
at a list of hundreds of numbers. Equally, a single descriptive statistic in isolation can
be misleading and give the wrong impression of the data. A plot of the data is therefore
The histogram of the data shows a normal distribution except for two