By Timothy L. Lash,Matthew P. Fox,Aliza K. Fink
Although ideas for bias research were on hand for many years, those tools are thought of tough to enforce. this article not just gathers the tools into one cohesive and arranged presentation, it additionally explains the equipment in a constant model and offers customizable spreadsheets to enforce the recommendations. through downloading the spreadsheets (available at hyperlinks supplied within the text), readers can stick with the examples within the textual content after which adjust the spreadsheet to accomplish their very own bias analyses. Readers with out event utilizing quantitative bias research might be capable of layout, enforce, and comprehend bias analyses that deal with the key threats to the validity of epidemiologic learn. more matured analysts will price the compilation of bias research equipment and hyperlinks to software program instruments that facilitate their projects.
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