Perspectives in Clinical Research

STATISTICS
Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 184--186

Study designs: Part 1 – An overview and classification


Priya Ranganathan1, Rakesh Aggarwal2 
1 Department of Anaesthesiology, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Priya Ranganathan
Department of Anaesthesiology, Tata Memorial Centre, Ernest Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
India

There are several types of research study designs, each with its inherent strengths and flaws. The study design used to answer a particular research question depends on the nature of the question and the availability of resources. In this article, which is the first part of a series on “study designs,” we provide an overview of research study designs and their classification. The subsequent articles will focus on individual designs.


How to cite this article:
Ranganathan P, Aggarwal R. Study designs: Part 1 – An overview and classification.Perspect Clin Res 2018;9:184-186


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Ranganathan P, Aggarwal R. Study designs: Part 1 – An overview and classification. Perspect Clin Res [serial online] 2018 [cited 2019 Oct 14 ];9:184-186
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