Measurements in Clinical Trials
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When clinical trials are conducted, medical details of participants (but not their identities) are collected for the purpose of statistical analyses in a computer database together with the results of any measurements made*. Statistical analyses are then conducted to formally assess the outcomes of the trial. These analyses cover three areas of interest:
- Descriptive statistics:
- Demographic and baseline information.
- Inferential statistics: