the focus of a highly effective intervention in terms of these risks.
Imagine different scenarios – high prevalence, low morbidity and mortality
vs. low prevalence, high morbidity and mortality.
Review the following:
Randomized controlled trials
Case control study
These refer to the various study types and factors that
influence the quality of the evidence presented in these studies.
are the differences between the study designs?
factors may influence the choice in study designs?
is the measurement of risk for cohort studies? - case control studies?
these studies can be done prospectively?
can you avoid the ecologic fallacy?
a confounding factor strengthen or weaken your apparent measure of risk?
are some methods to control for confounding variables?
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