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Table 2 Aggregated results of simulations that evaluate Type I error of different tree building algorithms

From: Decision trees in epidemiological research

Type MSE Type I error
Mean SD Mean
CART 0.65 0.07 1
Pruned CART 0.99 0.091 0.0559
Pruned CART (1-SE) 1 0.089 0.0003
CTree 0.99 0.089 0.0513
Linear regression 0.97 0.088