Article Abstract

How to describe univariate data

Authors: Stefania Canova, Diego Luigi Cortinovis, Federico Ambrogi

Abstract

Univariate analysis has the purpose to describe a single variable distribution in one sample. It is the first important step of every clinical trial. In this short review, we focus on this analysis, the methods that authors should use to report this type of data, information that they should not miss and mistakes that they must avoid.