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How to Measure the Effectiveness of Intervention Trials

  • F. H. Bonjer
  • A. P. M. van der Lee
  • A. H. Jonkers
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 11)

Summary

A method for the quantitative assessment of intervention effects in the absence of a conventional control group is presented. It is based on the assumption that confounding influences can be estimated from the group below the level where intervention started. The statistical problems which still await solving are discussed.

Keywords

Regression Line Serum Cholesterol Intervention Trial Left Part High Serum Cholesterol 
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Reference

  1. Cook ThD, Campbell DT. Quasi-experimentation, design and analysis issues for field settings. Chicago. Rand Mc.Nally college publishing company. 1979. The regression-discontinuity design, page 137–142.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. H. Bonjer
    • 1
  • A. P. M. van der Lee
    • 1
  • A. H. Jonkers
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of CardiologyUniversity HospitalLeidenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Netherlands Institute for Preventive MedicineLeidenThe Netherlands

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