con’founding, adj.That which confounds; destroying, confusing, perplexing, amazing, etc.: see the verb.
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The Guardian has published a note by Nick Axford on when a charity might wish to carry out a randomised controlled trial. Axford works for a charity which promotes the use of evidence in designing services for children and families. … Continue reading
I’ve been reading up on the available (UK) time use data on volunteering and found a short technical paper produced by Kimberley Fisher from the Centre for Time Use Research. The paper’s interesting in its own right, but here’s what … Continue reading
A thought occurs. Longitudinal data allows change to be studied within individuals was well as within populations. This is ‘a good thing’. You can look at whether a training programme affected an individual’s employment status, for example. Or whether breakfast … Continue reading
My take-home message from today was slightly depressing. Sure, women do indeed live longer than men – but they live nearly all of those extra years with a disability. Sigh… I have a lingering interest in long-term care (for which … Continue reading
My division runs a reading group. The subject is always methodological – this semester it’s a textbook on longitudinal data analysis (“Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence” by Singer and Willett, for those who are interested). The … Continue reading