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Analyzing data from nonrandomized group studies

Publication

  • Report

2008

Researchers evaluating prevention and early intervention programs must often rely on diverse study designs that assign groups to various study conditions (e.g., intervention versus control). Although the strongest designs randomly assign these...

The relationship between individual life events and preterm delivery

Publication

  • Report

2008

Stressful life events have been associated with preterm delivery in some studies but not in others. One cause of this inconsistency may be that different life events have different effects. The author used data collected by the Pregnancy Risk...

A practical guide to opportunity assessment methods

Publication

  • Report

2008

Based on the authors' experience, a gap is apparent between technology managers' needs and opportunity assessment resources. Many organizations need a tool for evaluating seed funding or small business investment opportunities, but they lack a...