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Sample size and power estimates

Curtis L. Meinert and Susan Tonascia

in Clinical Trials

Published in print September 1986 | ISBN: 9780195035681
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864478 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195035681.003.0009

Series: Monographs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Sample size and power estimates

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This chapter discusses the role of sample size and power estimates in planning a trial. It details the methods for making such calculations in trials involving fixed sample designs.

Keywords: clinical trials; sample size; power estimates; fixed sample designs

Chapter.  9553 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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