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General Considerations in Epidemiologic Research

  • Bryan Kestenbaum
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Abstract

Fundamental considerations in human research studies include the study design, study population, measurements of the study data, and procedures for follow-up. These characteristics bear directly on the ability of a study to answer the proposed question of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bryan Kestenbaum
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  1. 1.Division of Nephrology, Department of MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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