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To P or Not to P

Most Six Sigma statistics rely on p values. But statisticians have been raising alarm about the problems with p values. Here’s what’s going on:

“Hi, I’m Jay Arthur, author of “Lean Six Sigma For Hospitals” and the QI Macros [software].

“I get these emails about different courses that are being offered (I think one on Coursera) but it was one on statistics and it was “To P or Not to P That is the Question.”

“Have you been watching anything in the statistics world? Statisticians think that P values can be misleading and potentially dangerous.

Posted by Jay Arthur in Improvement Insights, Jay Arthur Blog.