View definitions of terms used throughout the Pathways Clearinghouse.

L

Long-term

For this review, a period lasting between 18 months and 5 years after participants are first offered services.

Low

The quality of the study is low, meaning we cannot have much confidence in the study findings. Other important factors could have influenced the study findings, and the study did not account for them. Study findings that do not meet the high or moderate ratings criteria receive the low rating.