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2005 HSR&D National Meeting Abstract

2004 — Avoiding Statistical Blunder: Methods for Recognizing and Adjusting for Measurement Error

Author List:
Hayward RA (VA Center for Practice Management & Outcomes Research)
Hofer TP

Workshop Objectives:
1. Demonstrate, using esamples from the literature, how even moderate amounts of measurement error can lead to dramatic errors in statistical estimation;

1. discussion of case examples

Target Audience:
Researchers interested in advances in measurement science as it relates to health services research, especially with regard to measuring quality of care.

Assumed Audience Familiarity with Topic:
Workshop designed as introductory, with advanced information to be distributed but not discussed in detail.

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