Jul 03, 2008
I'd like to share this interesting article with you that I found in Time Magazine.
"Researchers can gather all the hard-nosed evidence they want about the effectiveness of a particular drug or treatment. But there's one figure doctors don't much talk about despite its importance. It's called Number Needed to Treat, or NNT, a new measure developed in the past 20 years that's one of the best-kept statistical secrets in medicine."
The full article can be read here: