The finding that the association disappears after fully adjusting for genetics and familial confounders
in identical twins suggests that "genetics is the main confounder
" of the relationship between depression and back pain.
One obvious possible confounder
is that males and females often have different operations (e.
A sensitivity analysis determines the magnitude of a potential unmeasured confounder
that could erase the observed association or would need to be present to materially alter the conclusions of a study.
The conclusion that nonsedating antihistamines and antibiotics contribute to CRS-related fatigue rests, as noted in the article, on the variable chosen as a control for the confounder
of disease symptomatic severity.
That particular confounder
was the whole reason the Ranch Hand study could even be done.
If we didn't know where all of this was going from the first frame, ``Kikujiro'' would be an expectation confounder
of the first order.
The IDMC asked that the data be unblinded and additional analysis be undertaken to assess whether the observed differences were due to randomization failure, a treatment confounder
, or a possible study drug effect.
il*] is lth community-level confounder
at ith location, and [[epsilon].
One possible confounder
is what might have preceded the fracture.
Robinson of the department of psychiatry administration at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, proposed that some of the excess mortality among the TBI patients might be attributable to personality--something the study authors cited as a potential confounder
Table 3: Standardized Differences among Confounders
by Propensity Score Method Unweighted No Early Early Childhood Childhood Therapy Therapy Standardized Confounder
Mean (SE) Mean (SE) Differences * Birth weight (g) 1,030.
Effect of covariates on gastrointestinal pathogen associations * Covariate Pathogens Age Season Gender Vibrio cholerae/rotavirus Confounder
Interaction No effect V.