What is a treatment group?

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Shanaya Sawhney

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In the design of experiments, treatments are applied to experimental units in a treatment group. In comparative experiments, members of a control group receive a standard treatment, a placebo, or no treatment at all. There may be more than one treatment group, more than one control group, or both.

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Atiksh Pradhan

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Treatment groups are the sets of participants in a research study that are exposed to some manipulation or intentional change in the independent variable of interest. They are an integral part of experimental research design that helps to measure effects as well as establish causality.

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Pahal Bal

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In the design of experiments, treatments are applied to experimental units in a treatment group. In comparative experiments, members of a control group receive a

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Hiya Sankar

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Control groups in experiments · The treatment group (also called the experimental group) receives the treatment whose effect the researcher is

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