TITLE

Designs in partially controlled studies: messages from a review

AUTHOR(S)
Fan Li; Frangakis, Constantine E.
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Statistical Methods in Medical Research;Aug2005, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p417
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The ability to evaluate effects of factors on outcomes is increasingly important for studies that control some but not all of the factors. Although important advances have been made in methods of analysis for such partially controlled studies, work on designs has been limited. To help understand why, we review the main designs that have been used for such partially controlled studies. Based on the review, we give two complementary reasons that explain the limited work on such designs, and suggest a new direction in this area.
ACCESSION #
17644725

 

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