Statistics review 10: further nonparametric methods

Crit Care. 2004 Jun;8(3):196-9. doi: 10.1186/cc2857. Epub 2004 Apr 16.


This review introduces nonparametric methods for testing differences between more than two groups or treatments. Three of the more common tests are described in detail, together with multiple comparison procedures for identifying specific differences between pairs of groups.

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Trials as Topic / methods*
  • Clinical Trials as Topic / statistics & numerical data
  • Data Interpretation, Statistical
  • Humans
  • Research Design
  • Statistics, Nonparametric*