Learn smart - Learn online. Upto 88% off on courses for a limited time. View Courses

Securing Higher Grades Costing Your Pocket? Book Your Assignment at The Lowest Price Now!
Add File

Error goes here

Files Missing!

Please upload all relevant files for quick & complete assistance.

Guaranteed Higher Grade!

SPH696-Attributable Risks For Bladder Cancer

tag 0 Download 5 Pages / 1,121 Words tag 21-03-2020
  • Course Code: SPH696
  • University: University Of Alberta
    icon is not sponsored or endorsed by this college or university

  • Country: Canada


1. D’Avanzo et al. indicate that in their study, odds ratios were calculated “as estimators of [not or: this is a typo] relative risks” (page 428, paragraph 2 of “Data Analysis”). The authors could actually have been more specific and have used the term “incidence rate ratio”.
a) Explain why the incidence rate ratio would be of interest in a study such as this one? 

b) Indicate the type of case-control study that was conducted.

c) Which key design characteristic must be present to allow the estimation of the incidence rate ratio in a case-control study such as this one?
2.Explain why the distribution of the variables presented in Table 1 was similar between cases and controls?
3. The title of the paper refers to the estimation of attributable risks; the “Data Analysis” section (paragraph 3) mentions attributable risks and also population attributable risks; tables 3 and 4 show attributable risks percent.
a) What specific parameter was actually estimated?
b) Give the formula (do not carry out any calculations) defining this parameter:

(i) in the context of cohort studies, and
(ii) in the context of case-control studies.  
4. Using odds ratio estimates given in table 2:
a) estimate the attributable risk percent (etiologic fraction) of bladder cancer, in relationship to history of cystitis
Download Sample Now

Earn back the money you have spent on the downloaded sample by uploading a unique assignment/study material/research material you have. After we assess the authenticity of the uploaded content, you will get 100% money back in your wallet within 7 days.

Unique Document

Under Evaluation

Get Money
into Your Wallet

Total 5 pages

Cite This Work

To export a reference to this article please select a referencing stye below:

My Assignment Help. (2020). Attributable Risks For Bladder Cancer. Retrieved from

"Attributable Risks For Bladder Cancer." My Assignment Help, 2020,

My Assignment Help (2020) Attributable Risks For Bladder Cancer [Online]. Available from:
[Accessed 12 August 2022].

My Assignment Help. 'Attributable Risks For Bladder Cancer' (My Assignment Help, 2020) <> accessed 12 August 2022.

My Assignment Help. Attributable Risks For Bladder Cancer [Internet]. My Assignment Help. 2020 [cited 12 August 2022]. Available from:

We Can Help!

Get top notch assistance from our best tutors !
Excel in your academics & career in one easy click!


Other Samples

Content Removal Request

If you are the original writer of this content and no longer wish to have your work published on then please raise the content removal request.


5% Cashback

On APP - grab it while it lasts!

Download app now (or) Scan the QR code

*Offer eligible for first 3 orders ordered through app!

callback request mobile
Have any Query?