Synonyms in health services research methodology.


Journal Article

There are often multiple discipline-specific terms for a given statistical concept, which can sow confusion in multidisciplinary teams or study sections if researchers are not aware of the synonyms from other disciplines. This article incorporates synonyms and a uniform definition of terminology related to study designs, elements of an equation, and types of bias. Greater multidisciplinary collaboration and exploration of new methods can be facilitated by this methods thesaurus.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Maciejewski, ML; Weaver, EM; Hebert, PL

Published Date

  • April 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 68 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 156 - 176

PubMed ID

  • 20675352

Pubmed Central ID

  • 20675352

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1552-6801

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1077-5587

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/1077558710372809


  • eng