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Bob O'H



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(Permalink) Posted: Mar. 11 2011,07:06   

A practical suggestion: if the subset is a small subset of the full data, don't worry and treat it as independent.

Means usually become normally distributed very quickly, so bog standard t- and z- tests are fine.

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