TITLE

Re: “The ‘Case-Chaos Study’ l Adjunct or Alternative to Conventional Case-Control Study Methodology”

AUTHOR(S)
Pulliam, Juliet R. C.; Dushoff, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
American Journal of Epidemiology;Jan2014, Vol. 179 Issue 2, p261
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article about a proposed permutation-based method for identification of risk factors in outbreak illnesses which can also serve as alternative to case-control studies.
ACCESSION #
93398656

 

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