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date: 08 March 2021

Case-Specular Study 

Source:
A Dictionary of Epidemiology
Author(s):

Miquel Porta

A type of Case-only study that obtains the actual distribution of exposure among the dwellings of the cases and a reflected or “specular” exposure distribution, which is what the exposure distribution would have been if the dwellings had been placed on the opposite side of the street. From these two distributions (i.e., the actual and the specular distribution) and some assumptions, including a ... ...

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