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  1. Assessment of ecologic regression in the study of lung cancer and indoor radon.

    Article - En anglais

    Ecologic regression studies conducted to assess the cancer risk of indoor radon to the general population are subject to methodological limitations, and they have given seemingly contradictory results.

    The authors use simulations to examine the effects of two major methodological problems that affect these studies: measurement error and misspecification of the risk model.

    In a simulation study of the effect of measurement error caused by the sampling process used to estimate radon exposure for a geographic unit, both the effect of radon and the standard error of the effect estimate were underestimated, with greater bias for smaller sample sizes.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Bronchopulmonaire, Epidémiologie, Toxicité, Pollution intérieur, Radon, Méthodologie, Biais méthodologique, Modèle statistique, Analyse régression, Homme, Appareil respiratoire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Bronchopulmonary, Epidemiology, Toxicity, Indoor pollution, Radon, Methodology, Methodological bias, Statistical model, Regression analysis, Human, Respiratory disease

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

    Cote : 94-0280618

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A1. Création : 199406.