Random Allocation

The illusion of nonmediation in telecommunication: voice intensity biases distance judgments to a communication partner.

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Apr 07, 2015

The illusion of nonmediation is an experience in mediated communication where individuals respond as if the medium is not there. It is frequently associated with advanced media technology, such as virtual environments and teleconference systems.

Tobacco smoking surveillance: is quota sampling an efficient tool for monitoring national trends? A comparison with a random cross-sectional survey.

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Nov 06, 2013

OBJECTIVES: It is crucial for policy makers to monitor the evolution of tobacco smoking prevalence. In France, this monitoring is based on a series of cross-sectional general population surveys, the Health Barometers, conducted every five years and based on random samples.

Assessing the feasibility and sample quality of a national random-digit dialing cellular phone survey of young adults.

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Dec 17, 2013

The majority of adults aged 18-34 years have only cellular phones, making random-digit dialing of landline telephones an obsolete methodology for surveillance of this population. However, 95% of this group has cellular phones.

Feasibility and utility of momentary sampling of sex events in young couples.

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Aug 09, 2013

Research on couples' sexual behaviors is limited because most studies collect data from only one person, rely on retrospective recall, and lack ecological validity.

Occurrence of household mold and efficacy of sodium hypochlorite disinfectant.

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Sep 28, 2012

The occurrence and distribution of mold on household surfaces and the efficacy of bleach-based (sodium hypochlorite, NaOCl) disinfectants on mold viability and allergenicity was documented. Household microenvironments prone to increased moisture were specifically targeted.

Clinician use of a palmtop drug reference guide.

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Apr 24, 2002

OBJECTIVE: Problems involving drug knowledge are one of the most common causes of serious medication errors. Although the information that clinicians need is often available somewhere, retrieving it expeditiously has been problematic.

An evaluation of the relationship between mood and binge eating in the natural environment using ecological momentary assessment.

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Sep 04, 2002

Although many current theories of disordered eating focus on affective mechanisms, relatively little is known about the covariation of mood and eating in peoples' natural environments. This study examined the relationship between mood and binge eating behavior in the natural environment.

Race and emotion in computer-based HIV prevention videos for emergency department patients.

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Apr 26, 2011

Computer-based video provides a valuable tool for HIV prevention in hospital emergency departments. However, the type of video content and protocol that will be most effective remain underexplored and the subject of debate.