Assessing the validity of a statistical distribution: some illustrative examples from dermatological research

Background. Assuming a statistical distribution is one of the key points before conducting a statistical analysis. Goodness-of-fit tests are used to assess the validity of an assumed statistical distribution. In dermatological research, the goodness-of-fit tests used are less powerful.


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Background. The purposes of this study were to determine the quantitative characteristics of the articlespublished in sports and exercise psychology journals in four quartiles of Web of Science and to understand whetherthese characteristics had any effect on citation.Methods. Sport and exercise psychology journals indexed under the Sport Sciences subject category wereincluded in the study. A total of 172 articles published in 2017, which was the most recent date meeting inclusioncriteria, were collected fro...
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B. Sürücü, “Assessing the validity of a statistical distribution: some illustrative examples from dermatological research,” CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL DERMATOLOGY, pp. 239–242, 2008, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: