Health Services Research (HSR) Methods
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Factorial Design
Related Terms: Single Factor Design

A complex study design used to test treatments (e.g. two independent variables). Must assume that the two treatments are different and independent of one another.


Further Reading
Gordis, L. 2000. Epidemiology, 2nd ed., Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Science.

Gliner, J.A. and G.A. Morgan. 2000. Research Methods in Applied Settings, Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Campbell, D. and J. Stanley. 1963. Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs for Research, Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company.