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(D) Statistical testing of two group means yields a t-value, not a p-value

(C) The results are suggestive of a true treatment effect, but the study has limited power to detect the effect due to the relatively small number of study subjects

(B) The treatment group and placebo groups have unequal numbers of participants, and therefore the statistical test results are not interpretable

(A) The p-value is greater than 0.05, indicating that there is no true treatment effect upon total days of post-operative hospitalization

In reporting the results from a clinical study of a new anti-inflammatory drug for the treatment of post-operative pain, the study's authors present data comparing the total days of hospitalization for comparable groups of patients who have received either the investigative anti-inflammatory drug or a placebo. The attached table appears in their report. Which of the following would be a valid interpretation of the data presented in this table?

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