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Term: Intention-to-Treat Analysis

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2015-01-29


A method of analyzing the effect of a treatment performed in randomized control trial studies. This method considers all participants who meet the inclusion criteria and are assigned to the control and treatment groups, regardless of whether participants in the treatment group received the treatment or not (Last, 2001).

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  • Last JM. A Dictionary of Epidemiology. 4th Edition. In: Spasoff, RA, et. al. (eds). New York, New York: Oxford University Press; 2001. 0-0.(View)

Term used in 

  • Chateau D, Enns M, Ekuma O, Koseva I, McDougall C, Kulbaba C, Allegro E. Evaluation of the Manitoba IMPRxOVE Program. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2015. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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