A randomized field trial in Oakland, California.

@article{Mazerolle2000ARF,
  title={A randomized field trial in Oakland, California.},
  author={Lorraine Green Mazerolle and John F. Price and Jan Roehl},
  journal={Evaluation review},
  year={2000},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={212-41}
}
This study evaluates the impact of a civil remedy program (Beat Health) on drug and disorder problems under experimental field trial conditions. Using calls for service data, the authors find statistically significant differences between the control and experimental groups, when drug problem calls prior to the start of the intervention were compared to drug calls during a 12-month follow-up period. The Beat Health sites, especially the residential sites, improved relative to the control sites… CONTINUE READING