Timothy L. Lash,Matthew P. Fox,Aliza K. Fink's Applying Quantitative Bias Analysis to Epidemiologic Data PDF

By Timothy L. Lash,Matthew P. Fox,Aliza K. Fink

ISBN-10: 0387879609

ISBN-13: 9780387879604

ISBN-10: 1441927743

ISBN-13: 9781441927743

this article offers the first-ever compilation of bias research tools to be used with epidemiologic facts. It courses the reader throughout the making plans phases of bias research, together with the layout of validation experiences and the gathering of validity information from different assets. 3 chapters current equipment for corrections to deal with choice bias, out of control confounding, and class error. next chapters expand those ways to multidimensional bias research, probabilistic bias research, and a number of bias research. The textual content concludes with a bankruptcy on presentation and interpretation of bias research results.
Although thoughts for bias research were on hand for many years, those tools are thought of tricky to enforce. this article not just gathers the tools into one cohesive and arranged presentation, it additionally explains the equipment in a constant type and offers customizable spreadsheets to enforce the options. via downloading the spreadsheets (available at hyperlinks supplied within the text), readers can stick to the examples within the textual content after which alter the spreadsheet to accomplish their very own bias analyses. Readers with out adventure utilizing quantitative bias research might be capable of layout, enforce, and comprehend bias analyses that deal with the key threats to the validity of epidemiologic study. more matured analysts will price the compilation of bias research tools and hyperlinks to software program instruments that facilitate their projects.

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