Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screening Attitudes and Multiple Hypothesis Testing
The recent study by Cunningham, Lewis, Curnow, Glazner, and Massie  on the attitudes of respiratory physicians and clinic coordinators towards cystic fibrosis (CF) carrier screening drew several unsupported conclusions because the α level of 0.05 was not corrected for the large number of hypothesis tests conducted, leading to a Type 2 error and the acceptance of hypotheses that were likely false .
Jenkins, Bradlee A.; and Glenn, L. Lee. 2014. Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screening Attitudes and Multiple Hypothesis Testing. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. Vol.13(2). 240. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcf.2013.12.005 ISSN: 1569-1993