Training Program Title
Bias and Confounding in Clinical Research
Digital Commons Disciplines
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Scientific Concepts and Research Design
Define the major types of epidemiologic bias – confounding, selection bias, and information bias Identify ways to prevent bias Explain the differences between precision and validity Discuss the framework for assessing valid statistical association using alternative explanations of chance, bias and confounding Interpret p-values and confidence intervals to assess the role of chance Distinguish between external validity (generalizability) and internal validity Identify strategies to control for potential confounders.