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  1. Reliability of interviewer ans subject assessments of nevus counts in a study of melanoma.

    Article - En anglais

    Several types of data are presented concerning the reliability of counting or estimating the density of nevi (moles), a major risk factor for melanoma, using methods typically employed in epidemiologic studies.

    First, interviewer-derived counts of nevi on the arm produced estimates of inter-observer, inter-subject, temporal and random variability, and their interactions.

    Second, interviewer-derived arm counts and respondent self-reports of whole body nevus density were compared.

    Finally, we compared male and female cases and controls with respect to their reported rates of having a relative with a malignant mole.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Naevus, Autoévaluation, Méthodologie, Entretien, Comparaison interindividuelle, Comparaison intraindividuelle, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Homme, Mélanome, Accord interjuge, Tumeur maligne, Peau pathologie, Canada

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : North America, America, Nevus, Self evaluation, Methodology, Interview, Interindividual comparison, Intraindividual comparison, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Human, Melanoma, Interrater agreement, Malignant tumor, Skin disease, Canada

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 91-0572958

    Code Inist : 002B08A. Création : 199406.