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CASE-CONTROL STUDY.

Bible DictionaryNCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
A study that compares two groups of people: those with the disease or condition under study (cases) and a very similar group ofpeople who do not have the disease or condition (controls). Researchers study the medical and lifestyle histories of the people in each group to learn what factors may be associated with the disease or condition. For example, one group may have been exposed to a particular substance that the other was not. Also called a retrospective study.  
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Bible DictionaryHepatitis Central (TM) Liver Disease Medical Glossary
A study in which the risk factors of people with a disease are compared with those without a disease
Bible DictionaryEpidemiology Terms
A type of observational analytic study. Enrollment into the study is based on presence (``case'') or absence (``control'') of disease. Characteristics such as previous exposure are then compared between cases and controls.
Bible DictionaryToxicology Dictionary
A type of epidemiology study to investigate the cause of the toxicity. It compares the exposure histories of humans who have a particular toxic effect with that of normal individuals.
Bible DictionaryEUFIC Nutrition Glossary
A study design in which persons with a disease (cases) are compared with those without the disease (controls) to see how their exposures to causative factors may have differed.
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