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Review of Recent Methodological Developments in Group-Randomized Trials: Part 1-Design.

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In 2004, Murray et al. reviewed methodological developments in the design and analysis of group-randomized trials (GRTs). We have highlighted the developments of the past 13 years in design with a companion article to focus on developments in analysis. As a pair, these articles update the 2004 review. We have discussed developments in the topics of the earlier review (e.g., clustering, matching, and individually randomized group-treatment trials) and in new topics, including constrained randomization and a range of randomized designs that are alternatives to the standard parallel-arm GRT. These include the stepped-wedge GRT, the pseudocluster randomized trial, and the network-randomized GRT, which, like the parallel-arm GRT, require clustering to be accounted for in both their design and analysis. (Am J Public Health. Published online ahead of print April 20, 2017: e1-e9. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2017.303706).

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Name: American journal of public health
ISSN: 1541-0048
Pages: e1-e9

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