An epidemiologist found five cases of “big toe cancer” in the Yukon Territory.
Because there were only a few cases, the epidemiologist decided to conduct
a matched case-control study to determine whether shoe size larger than 9 is
a risk factor for big toe cancer. Cases were individually matched to one
control for daily activity, history of athlete’s foot, and history of ingrown
toenails. The following data were gathered:
Shoe size > 9
Pair Case Control
Interpret your results.
If you were to investigate a rare cancer in Lynchburg, where might you look
What would be necessary legally and ethically to be able to utilize this data
Compute the proper measure of association.