147- vocabulary - MATH 147 Chapter 1 & 2 Vocabulary...

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MATH 147 Treatment o Drug to be tested Comparison o Basic method for assessing effectiveness of treatment Treatment group o Those subjects receiving treatment Control group o Those subjects not receiving treatment Assigned at random o Subjects have equal chance of assignment to either group Double blind o Neither Doctors evaluating progress nor subjects know who is in which group Confounded o Effect of treatment is confused with other factors Randomized Controlled Experiment o Impartial chance mechanism is used to assign subjects to treatment & controls with equal likelihood Placebo o Neutral substance given to control group Control o is a subject who did not Get the treatment Controlled Study o Investigators decide which subjects go in which group Association o A link between two factors Adherers o Subjects who took more than 80% of their medicine
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MATH 147 Chapter 3 Vocabulary Qualitative Variable o
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2008 for the course MATH 147 taught by Professor Klimko during the Fall '07 term at Binghamton University.

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147- vocabulary - MATH 147 Chapter 1 & 2 Vocabulary...

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