Implication for epidemiology of disease registers

E. Lynge*

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    Abstrakt

    The existence of population and disease registers is crucial for epidemiologic research. Continuous registration over many years provides a particular advantage. The example of abestos and lung cancer is used to illustrate the importance of register-based studies for the assessment of an association between an exposure and a clinical disease. It is an important challenge for epidemiologists in the ongoing debate on data confidentiality constantly to convince the public about the benefits of our work.

    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    Sider (fra-til)263-270
    Antal sider8
    TidsskriftPublic Health Reviews
    Vol/bind21
    Udgave nummer3-4
    StatusUdgivet - 1 dec. 1993

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