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Term: Pairwise Multiple Comparisons

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


The pair-wise comparison of three or more means or rates. Multiple comparisons are performed when the null hypothesis for the group of means or rates is rejected, and determine which pairs of means differ significantly.

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