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This e-book comprises the content material of the ActivEpi CD-ROM pages plus extra routines and an appendix on computing device programs.

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V. ” vi. “An association between cancers of the human nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses and cigarette smoking has been described in recent studies in the United States and China. To date, limited evidence from two studies conducted in Japan suggests that exposure to environmental tobacco smoke is also a risk factor for nasal sinus cancer. The study reported here was designed to test the hypothesis that exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in the home increases the risk for cancer of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses in pet dogs ...

Epidemiologic Research: An Overview In the Sydney Beach Users Study, all 3 sources of bias were considered. For example, to avoid selection bias, subjects were excluded from the analysis if they were already ill on the day of the interview. This ensured that the sample represented only those healthy enough to go swimming on the day of interview. Sometimes selection bias cannot be avoided. For example, subjects had to be excluded from the study if they did not complete the follow-up interview. This non-response bias may affect how representative the sample is.

An intention-to-treat analysis compared the originally randomized treatment groups with regard to the occurrence of retinopathy. 7% of the 348 subjects on intensive therapy developed retinopathy. These data and more complicated analyses that controlled for several other important predictors indicated that intensive therapy had a much lower risk than standard therapy for retinopathy. Summary A clinical trial involving 726 subjects conducted in 1993 compared standard insulin therapy with intensive insulin therapy.

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