Better way to test drug btw control and non-control
Variable: expdesgn
Module:
Science Knowledge & Attitudes
Subject:
Knowledge
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Science
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

Now, please think about this situation. Two scientists want to know if a certain drug is effective against high blood pressure. The first scientist wants to give the drug to one thousand people with high blood pressure and see how many of them experience lower blood pressure levels. The second scientist wants to give the drug to five hundred people with high blood pressure, and not give the drug to another five hundred people with high blood pressure, and see how many in both groups experience lower blood pressure levels. Which is the better way to test this drug?

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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 All 1000 get the drug
2 500 get the drug 500 dont
8 Dont know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018
314 279 99 134 215 233 222
1476 1115 571 791 952 1098 903
70 93 36 66 67 49 39
4 18 10 11 5 10 11
2646 518 1328 972 1299 1477 1173
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 7277
Missing cases 55189