Control arm consists of 22+2 = 24 people.
Therapy arm consists of 20+1=21 people.
How many people were randomized?
Calculate the mean increase in EF in the active arm.
Suppose the MEAN amount drunk is 7.0 glasses.
If i listed the individual number of glasses drunk, what would the mean be?
Imagine they are the number of glasses of orange juice drunk by ORBITA HQ revellers.
What will she say?
Is there any (any, ANY, A N Y) possibility that their mean is 7.0?
I guess they are arguing a 7 percentage point increase from about 27 points is about 25%.
Cheeky but defensible.
But not if even the 7 is a lie.
It's the fault of the authors for submitting incorrect stuff.
And the fault of the journal for not resolving the situation once pointed out.
The company kept the investors money though, and changed its name.