Matching in Case-Control Designs. EPID 712 Lecture 13 02/23/00 Megan O’Brien. Objectives. Discuss methods of matching in case-control studies Discuss advantages and disadvantages of matching in case-control studies Discuss methods of analyzing matched case-control data.
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Matching in Case-Control Designs
Are these two groups really comparable?
Note that each cell contains pairs. So the OR is a ratio of the discordant pairs.
See pg. 280 for the derivation of this formula.
How do you interpret the MH OR?
Just as usual.
Cases are 6.76 times more likely to be exposed than controls.