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The Magic of Pharmaceutical Statistical Butchering

Many physicians are misled because they have no idea the pharmaceutical companies are allowed to manipulate statistics. Pharmaceutical companies shockingly, yet legally, get to remove the sample size. Again, when is one patient event in a million (drug) compared to two patient events in a million (placebo) equal to 50% improvement instead of the statistically correct 1 in 1,000,000 or 0.0001%? Answer: with the fanciful “pharmaceutical endpoint method,”also termed “relative risk,” as Professor of Medicine Stanton Glantz so aptly put in his book. (Glantz SA. Primer of Biostatistics. 5th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2002, 149-156.)

Learn more by downloading “Relative Risk – Absolue Deception, Why Studies are Misleading” from www.brianpeskin.com, today.

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  1. February 23, 2011 at 6:12 am

    I once heard a professor say “Statistics are like a bikini; what they reveal is titillating—but what they conceal is crucial…”

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