2021-12-04

False Positive: A Year of Error, Omission, and Political Correctness in the New England Journal of Medicine

The false positive rate is the proportion of all negatives that still yield positive test outcomes, i.e., the conditional probability of a positive test result given an event that was not present.. The false positive rate is equal to the significance level.The specificity of the test is equal to 1 minus the false positive rate.. In statistical hypothesis testing, this fraction is given the ...


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False Positive: A Year of Error, Omission, and Political Correctness in the New England Journal of Medicine
Theodore Dalrymple
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1641770465