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Unformatted text preview: with the appropriate dataset (Vol II, Appendix VII)). Focus on the lung cancer deaths as the outcome of interest (not nasal cancer). Fit models to examine the impact of exposure on the number of deaths, including the expected number of lung cancer deaths as an oﬀset, adjusting for other factors as appropriate. (Note: the expected number of deaths is constructed from the person years of follow-up and standardized rates.) How should we then interpret the regression coeﬃcients? What do you conclude? Is there evidence of overdispersion? If so, make an appropriate adjustment (or ﬁt an appropriate model) and compare results....
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2012 for the course STA 7249 taught by Professor Daniels during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '08