The Dictionary of Health Economics, Third Edition
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The Dictionary of Health Economics, Third Edition

Anthony J. Culyer

This third edition of Anthony Culyer’s authoritative The Dictionary of Health Economics brings the material right up to date as well as adding plentiful amounts of new information, with a number of revised definitions. There are now nearly 3,000 entries in this comprehensive work. This third edition includes 250 new references as sources for definitions and examples of practice and the bibliography comprises roughly 1,400 items. Anthony Culyer has refined and made the system of cross-references and internet links even more comprehensive than in previous editions. This Dictionary is as complete a statement as exists anywhere of what it is that every health economist ought to know.
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Significance

Anthony J. Culyer

Statistical significance is defined under those headwords. Other forms of significance include clinical and policy significance. A result may be statistically significant but, for example, too small or rare to be of major clinical or policy significance. In general, statistical significance probably ought to be regarded as a necessary precondition for results to have either of the other kinds of significance.