In this study, statistically significant differences occurred between treatment and comparison groups
on intent to perform BSE.
As a result of the pair-wise matching procedures, the contemporaneous and historical comparison groups
had the same size (N = 672).
About 78% and 93% of the mothers in the intervention and comparison groups
respectively continued breastfeeding during illnesses of their children, such as in diarrhoea and acute respiratory infections (ARI) (Table 7).
It is essential in the debate over the usefulness of the value-added assessment approach that the unit of observation and the comparison group
be specified, If, as has been the case in a number of places, the comparison group
is all the teachers in a given grade in the school district--with, say, the top 15 percent of the 4th grade teachers receiving an award--what is the significance of a big or small school?
A received the list of words grouped randomly into three groups of seven.
In order to make relative wage comparisons to RNs, I define two comparison groups
Repeated-measures multivariate analyses of variance (MANOVA) were performed to determine if differences existed between the intervention and comparison groups
on any of the dependent measures across both session 1 (pretest) and session 2 (posttest).
I reasoned that a person who is trying to associate or identify with a group above himself or herself will spend more, all other things being equal, than someone who has chosen a comparison group
of people with less money.
Participants in the treatment and comparison groups
appeared similar in terms of age, ethnicity, education, marital status, and number of children.
The offending of both Ilderton and comparison groups
, prior to Ilderton or the reference offence, shows a high degree of specialization.
The mean number of trials to criterion did not suffer significantly in the dyslexic and comparison groups
Prior to the intervention, both the treatment and comparison groups
were administered the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale[19,20] by telephone.