draw firm conclusions

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  • Thus the equation cannot be used to draw firm conclusions of any kind.
  • There is still insufficient evidence to draw firm conclusions on this subject.
  • "It's difficult to draw firm conclusions from these samples."
  • Still another limitation is that the available findings are often contradictory, which makes it hard to draw firm conclusions about the causes of happiness.
  • Analysis of strokes is limited by the fact that damage often crosses into multiple regions of the brain, not along clear-cut borders, making it difficult to draw firm conclusions.
  • The study suggests that soil composition effects mineral content of crops, but due to the large numbers of unexplored variables it is difficult to draw firm conclusions.
  • The net result is that the equation cannot be used to draw firm conclusions of any kind, and the resulting margin of error is huge, far beyond what some consider acceptable or meaningful.
  • Although sample sizes are too small to draw firm conclusions, one study suggests that females are less likely than males over the long-term to marry, have families, go to college, have a job, and live on their own.
  • While mandible fractures have similar complication rates whether treated immediately or days later, older fractures are believed to have higher non-union and infection rates although the data on this makes it difficult to draw firm conclusions.
  • Prior to the Neoproterozoic, evidence of temperature changes and glaciation is usually too scattered and sporadic to draw firm conclusions though it seems likely that temperature fluctuations were also substantial during this period.
  • The mealy redpoll is larger and paler than the lesser redpoll with which it often mixes, apparently without significant interbreeding though sympatry was established too recently to draw firm conclusions.
  • Although it is difficult to draw firm conclusions, there is some evidence that prenatal exposure to marijuana is associated with deficits in language, attention, cognitive performance, and delinquent behaviors.
  • The authors of a related study note the general problem with statistical approaches: due to the rarity of suicidal events in clinical trials, it is hard to draw firm conclusions with a sample smaller than two million patients.
  • A 2009 review of all published clinical evidence concluded that, while available data suggest that balneotherapy may be truly associated with improvement in several rheumatological diseases, existing research is not sufficiently strong to draw firm conclusions.
  • A 2012 systematic review found that existing RCTs of acupuncture were insufficient to draw firm conclusions regarding acupuncture's effectiveness to treat tinnitus.
  • The lesser redpoll co-occurs with the mealy redpoll (subspecies flammea of the common redpoll) in southern Norway, apparently without significant interbreeding though sympatry was established too recently to draw firm conclusions.
  • A 2011 overview of systematic reviews of clinical trials concluded that "the effectiveness of qigong is based mostly on poor quality research" and "therefore, it would be unwise to draw firm conclusions at this stage".
  • A 2012 systematic review found although it was difficult to draw firm conclusions, there was some evidence that prenatal exposure to cannabis was associated with "deficits in language, attention, areas of cognitive performance, and delinquent behavior in adolescence".
  • Mayo concluded that productivity partly depended on the informal social patterns of interaction in the work group; Parsons, however, showed that the Hawthorne studies, which were not really experiments, were too confounded to enable researchers to draw firm conclusions.

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