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  1. Effect of variation in probability of ascertainment by sources ( variable catchability ) upon capture-recapture estimates of prevalence.

    Article - En anglais

    Capture-recapture methods in epidemiology analyze data from overlapping lists of cases from various sources of ascertainment to generate estimates of missing cases and the total affected.

    Applications of these methods usually recognize the possibility of, and attempt to adjust for, nonindependent ascertainment by the various sources used.

    However, separate from the issue of dependencies between sources is the complexity of within source variation in probability of ascertainment of cases, e.g., variation in ascertainment by population subgroups, such as socioeconomic classes, races, or other subdivisions.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Méthode statistique, Homme, Incidence, Prévalence, Méthodologie, Capture recapture

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Statistical method, Human, Incidence, Prevalence, Methodology

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

    Cote : 93-0538189

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A1. Création : 199406.