Accession Number : ADP007180

Title :   Optimal Allocation for the Estimation of Attributable Risk,

Corporate Author : MEMORIAL UNIV OF NEWFOUNDLAND ST JOHN'S

Personal Author(s) : Jain, R. K.

Report Date : 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : This paper derives an expression for the optimum sampling allocation under the minimum variance criterion of the estimated attributable risk for case-control studies. Various optimal strategies are examined using alternative exposure-specific disease rates. Odd Ratio, Relative Risk and Attributable Risk.

Descriptors :   *DISEASES, ALLOCATIONS, CONTROL, PAPER, RATES, RATIOS, RISK, SAMPLING, STRATEGY.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE