After adjusting for various potential confounding factors such as age, sex, body mass index, smoking, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, diabetes, family history of cardiovascular disease and adherence to the Mediterranean diet, results confirmed that those occupied in progressively less physically demanding jobs (that is, for each unit increase of the scale) were associated with a 20 percentlower likelihood of acute coronary events (a statistically significant odds ratio of 0.
What does PCF stand for?
PCF stands for Potential Confounding Factor (statistics)
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Many potential confounding factors were adjusted for in their analysis such as socio-economic status, low birth weight, infant mortality, etc.
The BCSC offers several advantages for studying these associations relative to other studies, including the prospective follow-up of a large number of breast cancer patients with detailed information regarding potential confounding factors, including BMI, as well as on screening history, tumor characteristics, and treatment," Dr.
Although the animal data also suggest an effect, EPA should weigh the positive and negative results more rigorously, evaluate study quality more critically, and consider carefully potential confounding factors.
After adjustment for potential confounding factors, particularly maternal IQ and educational attainment, IQ differences between children in the breastmilk and unfortified formula groups were severely attenuated, but children fed DHA-fortified formula had full-scale and verbal IQ scores that were higher than those fed unfortified formula.
After adjusting for potential confounding factors, statistical analysis revealed that those with the lowest blood levels of vitamin E were 60% more likely to suffer physical decline over the three-year follow-up period.
Methodologically strong in terms of accurate measurement of contraceptive use, identification of the timing of HIV infection relative to hormonal contraceptive use, rigorous and successful follow-up of study participants (who were tested for HIV infection every 12 weeks until they became infected or had been followed for 15 to 24 months, with an overall retention rate of 91 percent), confirmation of the study outcome (HIV incidence) data via stringent algorithms and laboratory audits, and careful measurement of and adjustment for many potential confounding factors.
The strong relationship between TVOC exposure and health symptoms should be considered a potential confounding factor in the relationship between exposure to odor emission and physical symptoms and should be adjusted for in the analysis.