nuances between immigrant population for developing VDD and SVDD Descriptive analysis again because no RR, OR, hazard ratio o No measure of association here o Similar to table 1 Not important if youre from West Africa or E. Europe (p values unsignificant) Important if from East Africa, other or S.E asia (significant p value) The more strata you put, the smaller your sample size is, the smaller the sample size is, you can’t do significant tests and get results when you have smaller data o Losing Power—ability to detect a stat significant result between E & O if there is one Confounding Factor Confounding o Distortion of association between an intervention and a response brought about by an extraneous cofactor/confounder o Mixing of effects between an exposure and an outcome and a 3 rd variable known as a confounder o Variable in secondary pathway that may help us explain relationship on main pathway, or it may not—secondary pathway variable 18
oDoes eating ice cream more make folks want to commit murder, or does killing result in a desire to eat ice cream?
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