Types of data and study design, and measures of disease frequency and association
Keywords:measures of disease frequency, types of data, study design
Knowledge of statistics is both examinable in the final college fellowship examination and is a key skill for all practising clinicians. To be able to conduct and critique research, it is important that registrars have a working understanding of statistical principles, tests, and models. This review will cover types of data and study design found in medical literature and will explain measures of disease frequency and association.
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