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Term: Matching Cases and Controls

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2008-09-09


Matching cases and controls involves matching a study participant with a particular condition or treatment (i.e., case) to a study participant without that condition or treatment (i.e., control).

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  • Mandrekar JN, Mandrekar SJ. An introduction to matching and its application using SAS (Proceedings of the Twenty-ninth Annual SAS Users Group International Conference, 29, 208 'Statistics and Data Analysis'). 2004. [Abstract] (View)

Term used in 

  • Finlayson G, Ekuma O, Yogendran M, Burland E, Forget E. The Additional Cost of Chronic Disease in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2010. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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