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Spanish translation: tamaño de la randomización (o aleatorización) en bloque

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English term or phrase:forcing block size
Spanish translation:tamaño de la randomización (o aleatorización) en bloque
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14:19 Dec 19, 2003
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Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals / Pharmaceutical
English term or phrase: forcing block size
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A statistician at Pharmacia Biostatistics & Data Management provided the forcing block size and defined the patient distribution between treatment groups.
Hammersley
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tamaño de la randomización (o aleatorización) en bloque
Explanation:
Hi Hammersley

You can also say "tamaño de la randomización forzada en bloque", although the word "forzada" (forcing) is unnecessary, since all block randmizations are forced.

"Block randomization" is a statistical technique in clinical trials in which a block size (e.g., 4 patients, 6 patients) is chosen, and the number of pts. assigned to each treatment is proportional (1:1; 2:1; 3:1) within the block size chosen.

This technique is used when the total number of pts. needed for a trial may be difficult to enroll. Block randmization assures a balanced number of pts. per arm treatment.

Good luck
Elena


...**aleatorización en bloque**, no detallada Sí, **aleatorización 1:1 en bloque de seis** ... Frazier,1999(18) Consta el número completo y flujo de pacientes por grupo ...




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Note added at 2003-12-19 19:04:51 (GMT)
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Tamaño del bloque randomizado
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Gracias Elena.
¡Saludos y muy felices fiestas!
Francisco
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tamaño de la randomización (o aleatorización) en bloque


Explanation:
Hi Hammersley

You can also say "tamaño de la randomización forzada en bloque", although the word "forzada" (forcing) is unnecessary, since all block randmizations are forced.

"Block randomization" is a statistical technique in clinical trials in which a block size (e.g., 4 patients, 6 patients) is chosen, and the number of pts. assigned to each treatment is proportional (1:1; 2:1; 3:1) within the block size chosen.

This technique is used when the total number of pts. needed for a trial may be difficult to enroll. Block randmization assures a balanced number of pts. per arm treatment.

Good luck
Elena


...**aleatorización en bloque**, no detallada Sí, **aleatorización 1:1 en bloque de seis** ... Frazier,1999(18) Consta el número completo y flujo de pacientes por grupo ...




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Note added at 2003-12-19 19:04:51 (GMT)
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............ También:

Tamaño del bloque randomizado


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Gracias Elena.
¡Saludos y muy felices fiestas!
Francisco
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