strength of association

strength of association

the degree of relationship between a causal factor and the occurrence of a disease, usually expressed in terms of a relative risk ratio.
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We also studied the multivariate model (using the variables that were significant in the univariate analysis) to assess the influence of independent factor on strength of association between detection rate of IFNAR1 and response rate to therapy.
There are several different types of studies which may be conducted, the selection of which depends on the study question(s) being addressed, the frequency of the exposure(s), and outcome(s) of interest, as well as the expected strength of association between them, the current state of knowledge related to the topic at hand, issues regarding efficiency and validity, and matters of practicality and ethical considerations.
While the study is still ongoing, the investigators called for more research to assess other potential risk factors and to confirm the strength of association in a larger sample size, as well as to gauge the significance and role of previous dengue infections in the mothers.
Then he determined the strength of association between each form and each function, and used the patterns he found to determine which category--tense, aspect, or modality--most probably accords with the Qumran Hebrew verbal system.
The strength of association increased with longer exposure and with use of long-acting benzodiazepines rather than short-acting ones.
The strength of association is relatively small, with a hazard ratio of 1.
However, the strength of association was weak between the selected variables OSCC was most common of all oral malignancies of which most were in the older age group.
Thus, it gives an objective estimate of the strength of association between the outcome and intervention/treatment.
However, the strength of association between maltreatment and self-reported symptoms was found to be comparable in both groups, Pamela DeRosse, Ph.
The strength of association between the two variables diminished after discontinuation of the medication, which suggests a causative, rather than simply a correlative relationship.
I will quantify the strength of association of each chorotype with its species~ dispersal centre(s) and with environmental factors, to infer the responsiveness of each species to environmental change and, thus, the predicted efficacy of environmental models.