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Control Groups MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Control Groups
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.370.074
E05.581.500.149
Unique ID
D035061
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D035061
Annotation
do not use routinely for the presence of control groups in a study design; reserve for discussions about control groups.
Scope Note
Groups that serve as a standard for comparison in experimental studies. They are similar in relevant characteristics to the experimental group but do not receive the experimental intervention.
Previous Indexing
Research Design (1973-2002)
See Also
Controlled Clinical Trials as Topic
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2018/06/29

No Qualifiers
Control Groups Preferred
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