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Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data$
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Steve Selvin

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195172805

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.001.0001

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Cohort Data: Description and Illustration

Cohort Data: Description and Illustration

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(p.93) 4 COHORT DATA: DESCRIPTION AND ILLUSTRATION
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Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data
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Steve Selvin

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.003.04

This chapter discusses cohort data. The term cohort often refers to a group of individuals classified by levels of a risk factor to investigate its influence on the incidence of a disease. The cohort effect, birth cohort effect and proportional mortality data, median polish analysis, and mean polish analysis are discussed.

Keywords:   statistical analysis, cohort effect, epidemiologic data analysis, polish analysis

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