Secondary Analysis of Case-Control Data

Authored by: Norman E. Breslow , Noel Weiss

Handbook of Statistical Methods for Case-Control Studies

Print publication date:  July  2018
Online publication date:  June  2018

Print ISBN: 9781498768580
eBook ISBN: 9781315154084
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315154084-14

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Abstract

Case-control studies often collect data on large numbers of variables. This can make their data a treasure trove to mine subsequently for inexpensive additional research (secondary research studies) involving secondary outcomes; outcomes other than the disease outcome that defined case-control status in the original (primary) study. The analyses done are called secondary analyses.

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