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A Dictionary of Epidemiology

Miquel Porta

The relation of causes to the effects they produce. The property of being causal. The presence of cause. Ideas about the nature of the relations of cause and effect. The potential for changing an outcome by changing the cause. Most of clinical, epidemiological, and public health research concerns forms of causality. In the health and life sciences, causality is often approached by ... ...

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