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Understanding 'effect size' to explain results of a study

Journalists covering medical research need to quantify the results of a study, which means they rely on effect size — the magnitude of difference between groups. 

There aren’t hard and fast rules for how much an effect size is needed to determine an intervention’s or exposure’s clinical significance, but there are very clearly defined ways to measure effect size. 

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