Case-control Study Slides - Hair Dye use and Risk of Acute...

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1 Hair Dye use and Risk of Acute Adult Leukemia Rauscher GH, Shore D. Sandler DP. Am J Epidemiol 2004;160:19-25 • Who were the cases? • How did they identify the cases? • Who were the controls? • How were the controls selected? • How many cases and how many controls were included in the study? Hair Dye use and Risk of Acute Adult Leukemia Rauscher GH, Shore D. Sandler DP. Am J Epidemiol 2004;160:19-25 Who were the cases? incident cases of adult acute leukemia aged 15-79 enrolled Jan 1 1986-June 1989 (or Sept 1990?) in US and Canada How did they identify the cases? Participants (or not?) in a clinical trial of a multi-institutional cooperative cancer treatment group Who were the controls? community members How were the controls selected? Random digit dialing - two stage sampling-same telephone area codes and first 3 digits as cases. Frequency matched by 10 year age group, sex, race and region of residence How many cases and how many controls were included in the study?
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