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Confounder

“Confounding refers to a situation in which a measure of the effect of an intervention or exposure is distorted because of the association of exposure with other factor(s) that influence the outcome under investigation. This can lead to erroneous conclusions being drawn, particularly in observational studies”.

http://www.medicine.ox.ac.uk/bandolier/booth/glossary/confound.html



			
			

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