case control study

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case con·trol stud·y

an epidemiologic method that begins by identifying people with the disease or condition of interest (the cases) and compares their past history of exposure to identified or suspected risk factors with the past history of similar exposures among those who resemble the cases but do not have the disease or condition of interest (the controls).
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Iron status and febrile seizure-a case control study in children less than 3 years.
Iron deficiency as a risk factor for simple febrile seizures - a case control study. Indian Pediatr 2012; 49: 17-9.
In this case report, the authors referred to our article2 and stated that lamotrigine was found to be ineffective in post poliosyndrome in a case control study. However, there seems to be two major mistakes.
Exposure Assessment Methodology Development in Support of a Pilot Study of the Long-Term Neuropsychological Impact of Methemoglobinemia and High Nitrate Exposure in Infants of Transylvania, Romania, with an added Case Control Study of MGH Risk Factors..
Risk factors for trichiasis in women in Kongwa, Tanzania: a case control study. Int J Epidemiol.
EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER Healthy women who urinate within 15 minutes of sexual inter course may be slightly less likely to develop a urinary tract infection (UTI) than women who do not urinate afterward (grade of recommendation: D, extrapolation of single case control study with nonsignificant findings).
A case control study of congenital malformations and occupational exposure to low-level ionizing radiation.