Stats related to epidemology


1. Why and in what manner are CI estimates superior to point estimates?

2. Suppose that a 95% CI for the odds ratio for a disease event given exposure compared with nonexposure is (0.95, 3.53). What does this tell you about a formal statistical test of the hypothesis that the OR is 1.0 (at what level of significance?). Suppose a 90% CI is (1.05, 3.17).

6. In judging risky behavior, which is more informative: relative risk or attributable risk? Think of this in terms of making a decision about yourself or advising someone considering engaging in risky behavior.

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