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Epidemiological considerations in the design of controlled clinical trials. Part I: Introduction

  • R. B. Haynes

Abstract

There is no agreed definition of ‘analytical epidemiology’ so I will suggest my own ad hoc one, borrowing from the traditional definition of epidemiology:

Analytical epidemiology is the study of disease in defined groups of humans, for the purposes of ascertaining the relationships of various characteristics of these groups to the diagnosis, course or prognosis, and causes of their disorders.

Keywords

Carotid Stenosis Analytical Epidemiology Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial Veteran Administration Cooperative Study Agreed Definition 
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