Table 2

Statistical comparison of accuracies of scoring criteria

Scoring Criterion

p-value


1

scoreα = 15

NA


2

scoreα = 12

0.996


3

scoreα = 18

0.076


4

scoreα = 9

0.046


5

scoreα = 21

4.086 × 10-8


6

scoreα = 6

3.468 × 10-14


7

scoreMML1

1.200 × 10-20


P-values obtained by comparing the accuracy of the highest ranking scoring criterion (scoreα = 15) with the next six highest ranking scoring criteria using the McNemar chi-square test. Each p-value is obtained by comparing the accuracies for 28,000 data sets.

Jiang et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2011 12:89   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-12-89

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