Health Services Research (HSR) Methods
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Experimental Quantitative Research
Related Terms: Experiment; Control Group

Studies that make use of both experimental approaches and statistical analyses of quantitative data. This includes comparison of experimental and control groups, and formal, systematic measurement of quantities, with the aim of determining the relationship between variables.

Further Reading
Last, J. 1983. A Dictionary of Epidemiology, New York, NY: Oxford Medical Publications.

Marczyk, G.R. et al. 2005. Essentials of Research Design and Methodology, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Berger, M. et al. 2003. Health Care, Cost, Quality, and Outcomes: ISPOR Book of Terms, Lawrenceville, NJ: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research.