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Following the last question, if we have an intervention program for the live-alone elderly and we want to assess the effectiveness of it, shall we use the experimental design or quasi-experimental design?

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Sasa
28 November 2020
Following the last question, if we have an intervention program for the live-alone elderly and we want to assess the effectiveness of it, shall we use the experimental design or quasi-experimental design?

Following the last question, if we have an intervention program for the live-alone elderly and we want to assess the effectiveness of it, shall we use the experimental design or quasi-experimental design?

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Kate Chan
28 November 2020

Glad to hear.

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Sasa
28 November 2020

OK, that makes sense.

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Kate Chan
28 November 2020

It depends on your sampling method. If you use a random control trial completely, it is an experimental design; otherwise, it is a quasi-experimental design. In social services, the quasi-experimental design is more common due to the difficulty in implementing randomization.

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