Community Web Version Now Available
Denis
Study vs. Trial What is the difference between study and trial?
12 giu 2013 05:05
2
0
Answers · 2
A trial is a type of study - study is the general term, and trial is a more specific term. That is because any type of research can be called a "study," including observational studies, cohort studies, case-control studies, etc. However, a trial must involve an experiment/intervention. E.g. - an investigation of the eating habits of Americans at fast food restaurants is an "observational study" if no intervention is involved. However, a drug company that tests different compounds on humans is conducting a "trial."
12 giugno 2013
Denis
Language Skills
English, German, Russian
Learning Language
English, German