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Parametric analyses of summative scores may lead to conflicting inferences when comparing groups: A simulation study

Asaduzzaman Khan, Chi-Wen Chien, Karl S. Bagraith

Objective: To investigate whether using a parametric statistic in comparing groups leads to different conclusions when using summative scores from rating scales compared with using their corresponding Rasch-based measures. Methods: A Monte Carlo simulation study was designed to examine between-group differences in the change scores derived from summative scores from rating scales, and those deri ...


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Effectiveness of physiotherapy and costs in patients with clinical signs of shoulder impingement syndrome: One-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial
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The effectiveness of working wrist splints in adults with rheumatoid arthritis: A mixed methods systematic review
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A meta-analysis of constraint-induced movement therapy after stroke
Gyrd Thrane, Oddgeir Friborg , Audny Anke, Bent Indredavik

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Correlates of participation in meaningful activities among people with multiple sclerosis
Matthew A. Plow, Marcia Finlayson, Douglas Gunzler, Allen W. Heinemann

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Psychological factors and mental health in persons with spinal cord injury: An exploration of change or stability
Christel M.C. van Leeuwen, Yvette Edelaar-Peeters , Claudio Peter , Anne M. Stiggelbout , Marcel W.M. Post

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Floor transfer test for assessing people with chronic stroke
Shamay S. M. Ng, Shirley S.M. Fong , Carrie W.L. Chan , Fiona M.C. Fung , Peter K.W. Pang, Nancy N.L. Tsang , Carson L.H. Yeung, Patrick W.H. Kwong , Mimi M.Y. Tse , Eric W.C. Tam

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