B.Sc. in Applied Statistics: Measuring Association in Health Sciences

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Which indicator is used to compare the risk of suffering a given disease when a given exposure is present or absent?

What can be used to assess the association between having been exposed to a given condition and suffering a given disease?

What does Population Attributable Risk measure?

Under what conditions are Relative Risk, Odds Ratio, and Attributable Risk estimable?

Which measure is used to compare risks under different study designs?

What is the proper measure to compare the risk of a disease between two exposure groups in cohort studies?

What is the main purpose of Attributable Fractions?

What is the interpretation of RR = 1.50 in a cohort study?

What is used to estimate P(D|E) in case-control studies?

Which transformation of probability is used to compare the prevalence of exposure in case-control studies?

What measure of association is used in cross-sectional studies to compare the prevalence of disease between two exposure groups?

What does an OR = 1.71 indicate in a case-control study?

When comparing two groups, why could using ratios lead to different results than using differences?

What can happen if PR1 > PR2 while PD1 < PD2 in a given study?

Why are ratios more widely used than differences in studies?

Which measure of association is used to compare cumulative incidence in cohort studies?

What does an OR = 1 indicate in a case-control study?


Test your knowledge of measuring the association between exposure and disease in the field of health sciences with this quiz. Explore concepts such as measures of association and impact, attributable fraction, and more.

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