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Selection of the primary end point in an observational cohort study

Author
Gómez Melis, Guadalupe; Plana, O.; Dafni, U.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Date of publication
2016-04-12
Volume
70
Number
10
First page
950
Last page
953
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1136/jech-2015-206656 Open in new window
Project funding
Métodos avanzados en estudios de seguimiento: diseño de ensayos clínicos, datos longitudinales y censura en un intervalo
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/102379 Open in new window
URL
http://jech.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/jech-2015-206656 Open in new window
Abstract
Any study exploring specific research questions requires to test well-defined hypotheses that efficiently translate these questions into measurable quantities. To attribute differences in outcomes between two or more groups to their respective different exposure levels, the flagship comparative approach is the randomised clinical trial (RCT). One of the most important decisions to be made during the design of a study is the choice of the main endpoint that would best express the effect of intere...
Citation
Gomez, G., Plana, O., Dafni, U. Selection of the primary end point in an observational cohort study. "Journal of epidemiology and community health", 12 Abril 2016, vol. 70, núm. 10, p. 1-4.
Keywords
Composite endpoints, Logrank, Proportional Hazards model, Sample Size, observational studies
Group of research
GRBIO - Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Research Group

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