Greater knowledge and appreciation of commonly-used research study designs
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UMass Chan AffiliationsMeyers Primary Care Institute
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences
Document TypeJournal Article
Epidemiologic Research Design
Health Services Research
Medicine and Health Sciences
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AbstractIn this article we provide an overview of the different study designs commonly utilized in carrying out clinical and public health research and of the points to consider in reviewing these study designs. The design and conduct of cross-sectional health surveys, case-control, prospective, and case-crossover observational studies, and randomized controlled trials, are discussed in this review article. It is hoped that careful attention to the concerns we have raised will lead to the design and conduct of high-quality research projects and their write-up.
Am J Med. 2013 Feb;126(2):169.e1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2012.09.011. Link to article on publisher's site
Permanent Link to this Itemhttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.14038/46603
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