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Query about calculations

Posted by kiricat on 26 Jan 2012 at 20:00 GMT

The percentage calculations don't add up in the following paragraph (for example, 14 out of 24 patients is not 39%):

"Of the 24 case-patients with scores suggesting clinically significant somatic complaints, 14 (39%) had evidence of co-existing depression, 10 (37%) evidence of other co-existing neuropsychiatric conditions, and 12 (50%) had T scores >87, suggesting severe impairment arising from the somatic complaints. Four (24%) had evidence of clinically significant past or present drug or alcohol use."

The authors might want to double check all their published calculations.

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