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New Guidelines for Statistical Reporting

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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Source Name: The New England Journal of Medicine


David Harrington, Ralph B. D’Agostino, Sr, Constantine Gatsonis, Joseph W. Hogan, David J. Hunter, Sharon-Lise T. Normand, Jeffrey M. Drazen, Mary Beth Hamel

In this editorial, Harrington and coauthors introduce the updated guidelines for statistical reporting in the New England Journal of Medicine, which can be accessed at

The authors went into detail about the requirement to replace P values with estimates of effects or association and 95% confidence intervals when neither the protocol nor the statistical analysis plan has specified methods used to adjust for multiplicity.

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