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Besides, significance isn't everything. Another important factor is effect size. Sometimes a p-value of 0.051 is much more exciting than one of 0.001, if the first has a big effect size and the second a small one.

Depending on your field of research, you might consider reporting the p size you got, but noting that it is not significant but close to significance. This is called marginal significance. You can usually do this with p-values of up to 0.075 or 0.1, again, depending on your field of research.

Besides, significance isn't everything. Another important factor is effect size. Sometimes a p-value of 0.051 is much more exciting than one of 0.001, if the first has a big effect size and the second a small one.