Lesson 5 - Case Control Studies

Lesson 5 Objectives

Upon completion of this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the case-control study design, and settings where it is useful
  • Apply different methods for defining exposures
  • Differentiate between direct and indirect methods for measuring exposure
  • Be familiar with sources to use for defining cases
  • Create the appropriate 2x2 table and calculate an odds ratio for data from a case-control study
  • Distinguish between matching and non-matching methods to select controls