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Confounding

David A. Savitz

in Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence

Published in print July 2003 | ISBN: 9780195108408
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865765 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108408.003.0007
Confounding

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This chapter begins with a discussion of definition and theoretical background of confounding. It then focuses on the quantification of potential confounding, evaluation of confounding, and integrated assessment of potential confounding.

Keywords: epidemiological research; epidemiological studies; confounding; integrated assessment

Chapter.  11049 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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