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design

(Construction plan), noun blueprint, chart, delineation, depiction, descriptio, diagram, draft, drawing, forma, graph, layout, lineamenta, map, model, outline, picture, plan, preliminary drawing, projection, proof, rendering, representation, rough cast, rough copy, rough representation, skeleton, sketch, treatment

design

(Intent), noun aim, ambition, animus, approach, aspiration, bent, consilium, consulto, course of action, desire, destination, determination, direction, end, end in view, expectation, fixed purpose, forethought, goal, hope, inclination, intention, meaning, mission, motive, object, objective, plan, plan of attack, predetermination, projected goal, proposed accion, proposed sequence of action, purport, purpose, purrose in view, pursuit, resolve, scheme, set purpose, settled purpose, stratagem, strategy, target, ultimate end, view, way of doing things, will
Associated concepts: common design, formed design, preeeditated design
See also: animus, arrange, arrangement, array, artifice, attempt, basis, blueprint, building, cabal, calculate, campaign, cause, composition, conceive, configuration, conspire, contemplation, content, contrivance, contrive, course, criterion, delineation, device, devise, direction, end, expedient, forethought, form, formulate, frame, function, goal, guidance, intend, intent, intention, invent, machination, maneuver, meaning, mission, mode, model, motif, motive, object, objective, order, organization, pattern, plan, plot, point, premeditation, program, project, proposal, proposition, purpose, purview, reason, ruse, scheme, strategy, structure, suggestion, system, target, treatment, trick, undertaking
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A matched cohort design was used to estimate endometriosis in two cohorts.
The cohort design yields data on how the intervention influences changes in individuals' risk behavior over time.
Using a Longitudinal Cohort Design to Study Markers for Diagnosis
Scholten that he undertake a case-control or cohort design study of his patients to test his hypothesis about toothbrushes; it would likely be publishable however the results turn out.
Selected studies were restricted to case-control trials or those with randomized controlled or cohort design.
STUDY DESIGN AND VALIDITY The incidence of adverse birth outcomes was assessed through a retrospective cohort design.
Especially when the absolute risk for disease occurrence is small, a cohort design requires a large cohort to reach adequate numbers of events with sufficient power to estimate the association between exposure and disease, whereas a case-control design obtains approximately the same confidence interval by using all available cases but only a sample of the excessive number of potential controls from the source population.