Randomized Controlled Studies

Mar 2014

What Is a Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)?

The goal of conducting a RCT is to test whether an intervention works. It is often referred to as the gold standard of research designs. This is because it creates two groups that should be equivalent in every way, except that one group receives the experimental intervention while the other does not. Any differences between the two groups should be attributable to the intervention.

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