Choosing an appropriate unit of analysis in trials of interventions that attempt to influence practice.
The choice of an appropriate unit of analysis in evaluations in health policy is problematic and errors are frequently made which may undermine study conclusions.
This paper describes the structure of randomized trials, issues concerning randomization and replication, and the factors that should be considered when deciding upon the appropriateness of a unit of analysis.
Mots-clés Pascal : Médecin, Pratique professionnelle, Bibliographie, Documentation
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Physician, Professional practice, Bibliography, Documentation
Notice produite par :
ORS Auvergne - Observatoire Régional de la Santé d'Auvergne
Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 31/05/1999.