Design and data analysis 1 study design

Karthik Suresh, Geetha Suresh, Sanjeev V. Thomas

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Abstract

This article is intended to give the reader guidance in evaluating different study designs used in medical research for better scientific quality, reliability and validity of their research. This article explains three main types of study designs with understanding examples. Care and caution with skills and experience needed to design suitable studies and appropriate design coupled with reliable sampling techniques and appropriate statistical analysis, supported by clear objectives with decent communication of the findings, are essential for good research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)76-80
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of Indian Academy of Neurology
Volume15
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2012

Keywords

  • Data analysis
  • study design
  • trials

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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