Interactive conference voting

Goldsmith, C.H., Duku, E., Brooks, P.M., Boers, M., Tugwell, P.S.L., & Baker, P.R. (1995) Interactive conference voting. Journal of Rheumatology, 22(7), pp. 1420-1430.

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Abstract

We describe and analyze opinion polling results from interactive voting procedures undertaken before and after presentations during the Outcome Measures in Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Trials Conference (OMERACT II) in Ottawa, Canada, June 30-July 2, 1994. The scoring procedure was a matched voting design; when a participant used the same keypad at the beginning and end of voting, change within a participant could be estimated. Participants, experienced in the rheumatic diseases included clinicians, researchers, methodologists, regulators, and representatives of the pharmaceutical industry. Patients under consideration were those with any rheumatic diseases. Questions were constructed to evaluate the change in voting behavior expected from the content of the presentation. Statistically significant and substantively important changes were evident in most questions.

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ID Code: 55749
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Cited By (since 1996): 1
Export Date: 13 December 2012
Source: Scopus
Keywords: clicker, Evaluation, Remote voting, conference voting
ISSN: 0315-162X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (010000) > STATISTICS (010400)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OTHER MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (119900)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1995 Journal of Rheumatology Publishing Co. Ltd.
Deposited On: 12 Mar 2013 22:58
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2013 20:35

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