# Clinical Significance vs. Statistical Significance

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### Dr. Smith is designing an experiment to test whether a new drug is effective at easing anxiety. He finds that his results are significant at a p-value of .05. What does this mean?

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### 2. Dr. Martin conducted an experiment to test whether a new therapeutic intervention was better than existing ones and he found a p-value of .05 after conducting experiments but it does not seem like clinicians are using his new technique. This could be due to the fact that _____

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## About This Quiz & Worksheet

How does clinical significance differ from statistical significance? Test your knowledge of these differences as well as different statistical terms by using the quiz/worksheet combo. Some questions will feature scenarios that include p-value and ADHD.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these materials helps you check your understanding of:

• What a researcher needs to perform an experiment
• The meaning of clinical significance
• What statistical significance is
• Types of samples
• P-values

## Skills Practiced

• Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the meaning of a p-value
• Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what an experiment needs and interpret it correctly
• Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as clinical significance and statistical significance

## Additional Learning

Review more about these statistical topics by going through the lesson named Clinical Significance vs. Statistical Significance. These topics can also be reviewed:

• What statistical significance is used for
• Finding the p-value
• Characteristics of different types of samples
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