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April 22nd, 2017, 04:27 AM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2015 From: london Posts: 121 Thanks: 0  pvalue significance
The following is a solution to a practice question I have just attempted. pvalue = 0.0237. Method A performs a onetailed test. The result is significant at the 1% but not the 5% level. Some evidence that the yoga group have a lower mean age.  Is it just me, or are the significance levels mixed up? For example I would of thought the following is correct: 0.0237 < 0.05, therefore significant at 5% 0.0237 > 0.01, therefore NOT significant at 1% 

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