case control

case control

A form of research in which patients with a disease are compared with closely matched individuals who do not have the disease. It is used to uncover risk factors or exposures that may produce illness.
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The relationship between maternal periodontal status of and preterm and low birth weight infants in Iran: A case control study.
Firstly, the authors mention the design of their study as prospective case control.
When Bautista affirm that "none of the cases in 13-18 year old women was treated with CC+CLA" there is a misinterpretation of the fourfold table in case control studies.
Use of a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) in combination with the SSRI appears to amplify the risk (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, meta-analysis of cohort and case control studies).
The matched case control design is an approach commonly used to study the potential impact of new biomarkers and genetic factors.
Mahapatra in his oration highlighted the importance of case control studies in health research.
Mannetje, et al16 investigated the occupational risk factors of bladder cancer in women by pooling the data of eleven case control studies in 6 European countries which, were conducted from 1976 to 1996.
A case control study of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: association with physical injuries.
Green tea and the prevention of breast cancer: a case control study in southeast China.
Case control studies (level 3 evidence) compare subjects who have a specific condition with matched "controls," retrospectively analyzing differences between the groups.
Environmental, medical, and family history risk factors for Parkinson's disease: a New England-based case control study.
The focus of these individuals is the daily operation of DSS's Case Control Management System (CCMS), a software application that supports the processing of all military, civilian and private sector security clearances and related actions.