Objectives:This course will cover the general principles of epidemiological research using case-control designs, providing the skill for the design, conduction, analysis and interpretation of results in this type of study. Programme: Case-control studies: evolution, basic principles and relation with cohort studies; the concept of study base; population-based and hospital-based case control designs. Selection of cases, selection of controls and matching. Most frequent biases in case-control designs. Measures of association in case-control studies and sample size estimation. Variants of case-control design. STROBE presentation of results in case-control studies.
*ECTS: to obtain, the inscription must be done in the \"Serviços Académicos\" of the Medical School of Porto University.
20th May from 9am to 7pm; 21st May from 9:00am to 4pm and 22nd May from 3pm to 7pm