Problem 909

Consider an experiment designed to determine the effectiveness of a new drug. The drug is given to participants in the treatment group, while participants in the control group receive a placebo. For the set of results described, discuss whether there appears to be evidence that the treatment is effective.

75% of those in the treatment group showed improvement; 26% of those in the placebo group showed improvement.

 

Solution:-

 

Is there good evidence that the treatment is effective?

Yes

 

 

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