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Table 1

Summary table of possible NHST results. Columns indicate the true situation in the population, rows indicate the decision based on a statistical test. The true positive probability is also called power and sensitivity, whereas the true negative rate is also called specificity.

Population

 
Decision H0’ H0
1 – α
True negative 
H1
β
False negative [Type II error] 
 H1’ α
False positive [Type I error] 
1 – β
True positive 
Population

 
Decision H0’ H0
1 – α
True negative 
H1
β
False negative [Type II error] 
 H1’ α
False positive [Type I error] 
1 – β
True positive 
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