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The Case-Control Method
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The Case-Control Method: Design and Applications

Haroutune Armenian

Abstract

The case-control method, and to a lesser extent its case-based variants, have become a most important tool in the armamentarium of today's investigator of health problems. This book addresses a number of general and specific questions dealing with the case-control and other case-based methods, including how to design and implement a case-control study that minimizes biases; how to analyze the data to deal appropriately with confounding and to help identify interactions; how to interpret data from a case-control study; and how to use the method in a variety of problem solving situations. The bo ... More

Keywords: case-control method, information, bias, investigation, evaluation, applications, problem-solving

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195187113
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187113.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Haroutune Armenian, editor
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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