About this Session
In this session you will explore how trials are analyzed and consider threats to internal validity because of non-compliance and attrition.
Preparing for Class
- RRE Threats
- Patil, S. R., Arnold, B. F., Salvatore, A. L., Briceno, B., Ganguly, S., Colford Jr, J. M., & Gertler, P. J. (2014). The effect of India’s total sanitation campaign on defecation behaviors and child health in rural Madhya Pradesh: a cluster randomized controlled trial. PLoS Med, 11(8), e1001709.
- Review the application activity that we will complete in class
- Pre-class readiness assessment
Posted here after class
Follow this link to get started on an activity designed to help you understand threats to RCTs.
Review Patil et al. (2014). How did non-compliance impact this trial?