We have cohort data and a rare exposure which we are matching to controls in a large epidemiologic dataset. The matching variable is a deidentified neighborhood indicator (cluster) which guarantees ...
I recently started to ask myself how to measure the impact of education on indexes like GDP: what is the outcome of mathematics or computer science on GDP, at the country level for instance. In this ...
Is it possible to have a variable that acts as both an effect (measurement) modifier and a confounder for a given pair of risk-outcome associations? I'm still a little unsure of the distinction. I've ...
Normally when somebody finds an association in an epidemiological study people are quick to point out that it doesn't prove causality, that there are problems of missing co-founders, that it is at ...
In logistic regression with an N of 40,000, purchase decision is unrelated to price. However, with certain demographic variables controlled, price can show a positive coefficient of meaningful ...