A researcher for a pharmaceutical company wants to compare the effects of three treatments on 35 patients. The researcher assigns a treatment to each patient. The researcher wants to determine whether the treatment assignments are random.
To determine whether the treatment assignments are random, the researcher performs a runs test.
The p-value is approximately 0.93, which is greater than the significance level of 0.05. The researcher does not have enough evidence to conclude that the data are not in random order.