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Table 1 Jeffreys’ scale for interpreting the Bayes factor and rejecting hypothesis 2 compared to hypothesis 1

From: Incorporating prior knowledge improves detection of differences in bacterial growth rate

\(2\ln \mathcal {B}_{12}\) Evidence against hypothesis 2 (H 2)
0–2 Hardly worth mentioning
2–6 Has some substance
6–10 Strong
>10 Very strong