The Case-Control Method: Design and Applications

Hardcover | April 4, 2009

EditorHaroutune Armenian

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Over the past fifty years, the case-control method, and to a lesser extent its case-based variants, have become the most important tools for the investigator of health problems. The case control method is the study of persons with the disease and a suitable control group of persons who do nothave the disease. The book helps readers address a number of general and specific questions dealing with the case-control and other case-based methods, including questions of how to design and implement a case-control study that minimizes biases, how to analyze the data to appropriately deal withconfounding variables and help identify reactions, and how to interpret data and present the results from a case-control study.

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Over the past fifty years, the case-control method, and to a lesser extent its case-based variants, have become the most important tools for the investigator of health problems. The case control method is the study of persons with the disease and a suitable control group of persons who do nothave the disease. The book helps readers add...

Haroutune Armenian is a Professor of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.98 inPublished:April 4, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195187113

ISBN - 13:9780195187113

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