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ex·per·i·men·tal group

a group of subjects exposed to the variable of an experiment, as opposed to the control group.

experimental group

a set of items or people under study to determine the effect of an event, a substance, or a technique. Compare control group.

ex·per·i·men·tal group

(eks-per'i-men'tăl grūp)
The group of subjects exposed to the variable of an experiment, as opposed to the control group.

ex·per·i·men·tal group

(eks-per'i-men'tăl grūp)
Group of subjects exposed to variable of an experiment, vs. to control group.

experimental group,

n the group of participants in a clinical study who receive the actual drug or treatment being studied. See also controlled clinical trial.
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Simple main effect testing and post hoc comparison of the significant associations between drug and blood glucose self-monitoring revealed that the experimental group had significantly higher scores for drug and blood glucose self-monitoring in the posttest (M = 4.
Ho3: Mean scores of high achievers of experimental group and control group do not significantly differ on previous achievement test.
In order to form the teams, the researchers arranged the participants of the experimental groups on the basis of pre-test scores ranking from high to low.
The statistical analysis of the data recorded in the testing of the somatic and motrical parameters did not show the existence of statistically significant differences, both in terms of comparing the values obtained at the initial testing, against the final one, as well as the results of the experimental group compared to the control group (p > 0.
Moreover, during brief post session interview the students of experimental group showed positive perception towards innovative learning approach.
The thickness of right ventricular and left atrial wall of experimental group B1 was more than that of control group A1.
A one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) was conducted to determine if there was a significant difference between the experimental group and the control group on pre-test scores of mathematics anxiety.
Informed written consent was taken from participants and pretest was taken by using the self-rating questionnaire from both experimental group and control group in Assamese version.
After adjustment for demographic characteristics, the severity of depressive and anxiety symptoms, and baseline values of the corresponding measures using ANCOVA, the differences between the CBT+antidepressant experimental group and the antidepressant-only control group at the end of 12 weeks treatment and at the end of 52 weeks of posttreatment follow-up remained statistically significant for almost all of the assessed measures.
Quality of life scores of subjects in the pre-test showed that mean scores and SD of experimental group in terms of psychological aspect were 9.
The surgical blood loss incision length length of stay patient satisfaction and health care costs in the experimental group were significantly better than those in the control group with differences statistically significant (P less than 0.

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