International Journal of Academic Medicine

BIOSTATISTICS
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27--28

Student's t-test for independent samples


Jill C Stoltzfus 
 The Research Institute, Temple University/St. Luke's University Health Network School of Medicine, 801 Ostrum Street, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, USA

Correspondence Address:
Jill C Stoltzfus
Temple University/St. Luke's University Health Network School of Medicine, 801 Ostrum Street, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015
USA

When analyzing data for two independent groups (e.g., males vs. females), the Student's t-test is commonly used for normally distributed data measured on a continuous/interval scale (e.g., body mass index). The mathematical formula for the Student's t-test includes the mean between-group difference in the numerator and between-group variability in the denominator. The following core competencies are addressed in this article: Medical knowledge.


How to cite this article:
Stoltzfus JC. Student's t-test for independent samples.Int J Acad Med 2015;1:27-28


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Stoltzfus JC. Student's t-test for independent samples. Int J Acad Med [serial online] 2015 [cited 2019 Aug 20 ];1:27-28
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