CLIO Learning Modules
Study DesignSelectionSample SizeData Collection and AnalysisHuman Subjects

Modules
Hypothesis
'Me too studies'
Target Population
Exposure
Outcome
Rate
Experiment
Attributable Risk
Relative Risk
Data Sources
Study Time
Case Control
Nested Case-Control
Prospective Cohort
Retrospective Cohort
Randomized Clinical Trial
Study Design
This section guides you through the selection of a study design. At the end of it, you should be able to:
  • Articulate a research question (exposure, outcome, and operator).
  • Justify novelty of research question.
  • Define a study population.
  • Estimate frequency of events in the study population.
  • Select a study design feasible for research question.

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