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Associations and correlations are perhaps the most used of all statistical techniques. Consequently, they are possibly also the most misused.

The problem is that the majority of people that work with association and correlation tests are not statisticians and have little or no statistical training. That's not a criticism, but simply an acknowledgement that most researchers, scientists, healthcare practitioners, and other investigators are specialists in things other than statistics and have limited – if any – access to statistical professionals for assistance.

Therefore, they turn to statistical textbooks and perceived knowledge among their ...

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