List of holidays for the year 2018

Below are the list of holidays we will be following for the year 2018. DAY DATE NAME Monday 1-Jan-18 New Year’s Day Friday 26-Jan-18 Republic Day Friday 2-Mar-18 Holi Wednesday 15-Aug-18 Independence Day Wednesday 22-Aug-18 Id-ul-Zuha(Bakrid) Saturday 26-Aug-18 Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Tuesday 2-Oct-18 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Friday 19-Oct-18 Dussehra Wednesday 7-Nov-18 Diwali (Deepavali) Thursday 8-Nov-18 […]

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Importance of statistics in randomised controlled trials (RCT)

Quantitative studies are those that rely on measures that can be represented by discrete numbers, such as age, weight or body temperature. Epidemiological studies too can be quantitative in nature. A quantitative epidemiological study can be broadly classified as ‘observational’ or ‘experimental’. It depends upon the extent of intervention by the researcher in the subject’s exposure or actions.