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Randomized Trials

Thomas D. Koepsell and Noel S. Weiss

in Epidemiologic Methods

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780195150780
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865161 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150780.003.0013
 Randomized Trials

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This chapter discusses randomized trials. Topics covered include when a randomized trial design can be used, explanatory vs. pragmatic aims, treatment aims, selection of study subjects, randomization, data collection, analysis, and design variations. Exercises are provided at the end of the chapter.

Keywords: epidemiology; epidemiological research; randomized trials; treatment aims; study subjects

Chapter.  15048 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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