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Title_Biostatistics_Ethics_Case_Study Re-analysis refutes published analysis
Name_Case_Contributor Shelley Hurwitz
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Case_Presentation The Committee on Publication Ethics posts a number of interesting anonymous case studies on their website. I chose \x93Concerns about the reliability of findings following re-analysis of a dataset from a published article\x94 to include here:

After some difficulty, a reader obtained a dataset from an author and re-analyzed it. The re-analysis refuted the original report. In our professional environment, with increasing attention to reproducibility, I expect this will occur with increasing frequency. How would you handle the situation as (a) the original author? (b) the reader with the re-analysis? (c) the editor? Do you agree with the actions and advice described on the C.O.P.E. website?
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Topic revision: 14 May 2013, ShelleyHurwitz
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