Article of the Week

The article of the week is “Improving the measurement of neighbourhood characteristics through systematic observation: Inequalities in smoking as a case study” by Martine Shareck, ClĂ©ment Dassa and Katherine Frohlich. Abstract“Systematic observation...

Smoke?

In a study entitled “Do Medical Marijuana Laws Increase Marijuana Use? Replication Study and Extension?” published last week in the Annals of Epidemiology Sam Harper, Erin Strumpf and Jay Kaufman used some fun causal modelling techniques to estimate the...

Article of the Week

The article of the week this week is “Damned if you do, damned if you don’t: subgroup analysis and equity.” The authors discuss the problems with and potential benefits of subgroup analysis in trials. This topic was hotly debated at a conference on...