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LEON-ALVAREZ, Alba Luz; BETANCUR-GOMEZ, Jorge Iván; JAIMES, Fabián  and  GRISALES-ROMERO, Hugo. Clinical and epidemiological round: Interrupted time series. Iatreia [online]. 2017, vol.30, n.3, pp.344-351. ISSN 0121-0793.

In quasi-experimental research, it is commonly used the interrupted time series analysis, which measures the effect of an intervention from a specific time point. This technique integrates longitudinal data and allows to discover detailed trends before and after such intervention. It is considered an important tool to understand the patterns of change after any event, it is applicable in different disciplines and have a great potential to draw conclusions in research with long follow-up periods that require objective evaluation of interventions.

Keywords : Quasi-Experimental; Level; Trend; Interrupted Time Series.

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