Definitions for "Control group"
In a Phase III cancer prevention clinical trial of a study agent, the group that receives either a placebo or a standard agent that is being compared to a new agent.
A group of key or highly compensated employees in a company whose proportion of benefits is limited under the qualification requirements of certain benefit plans (e.g., §125 or §401(k) plans). Also, employers may not use the commuting valuation method for such employees when determining the value of their personal use of a company-provided vehicle.
In an experiment, the control group is the group of subjects (people or objects) that exist in the same conditions as the experimental group, but do not undergo the treatment or factor being studied. In an experiment on how plants react to limited light, the control plant and the experimental plant would receive the same amount of water and plant food. However, the experimental plant would sit in a windowless room to keep out sunlight, while the control plant would sit by a window and receive normal levels of light.
an essential element of the scientific process
an extremely important part of the scientific process, which they chose to omit for some reason that is not clear to me
a collection of multiple corporations with overlapping ownership, which the Internal Revenue Code views as a single employer for various plan testing purposes
a random sample of the customers targeted for some kind of test program
a random sample of your list that is excluded from the change you are testing
A cycle counting procedure that establishes a given set of parts that will be counted each time a cycle count is performed, usually daily, until each item attains 100% accuracy. Done to uncover procedural and system problems that lead to inventory errors for that family or type of part.
a critical element in the process of determining differences between children who have been promoted and children who have been retained or placed in transition classes
a set of persons carefully matched to the set of persons who are being observed for the problem