Epi

Alexis Bartschi
Quiz by Alexis Bartschi, updated more than 1 year ago
Alexis Bartschi
Created by Alexis Bartschi about 3 years ago
8
2

Description

Epidemiology Quiz on Epi, created by Alexis Bartschi on 26/09/2017.

Resource summary

Question 1

Question
What aspects are needed to declare a real true association?
Answer
  • Check for confounding or effect modification
  • Check for Bias
  • Check for statistical significance

Question 2

Question
What elements impact bias?
Answer
  • Source/type
  • Magnitude/strength
  • Direction

Question 3

Question
Those that wish to participate/volunteer may be different in some way to those that don't volunteer or self-select (refusal/non-response) to participate
Answer
  • Self-selection bias
  • Recall/reporting bias
  • contamination bias
  • expectation bias

Question 4

Question
Exposed/diseased patients may remember better or amplify/exaggerate their responses is an example of the [blank_start]Hawthorne effect[blank_end]
Answer
  • Hawthorne effect

Question 5

Question
Blind interviews, training the staff alike, and conducting surveys electronically are all examples of ways to prevent [blank_start]interviewer/proficiency bias[blank_end]
Answer
  • interviewer/proficiency bias

Question 6

Question
Early detection and treatment of a disease skews the results, this is called [blank_start]Lead-time bias[blank_end]
Answer
  • Lead-time bias

Question 7

Question
A study on the relationship of running and average BMI is conducted. Participants are all on a volunteer basis. There is likely to be [blank_start]self-selection or participant responder[blank_end] bias.
Answer
  • self-selection or participant responder

Question 8

Question
Blinding or masking and allocating observers or interviewers are examples of [blank_start]controlling for biases[blank_end]
Answer
  • controlling for biases

Question 9

Question
All of the following are part of Hills guidelines except
Answer
  • Strength
  • Consistency
  • Temporality
  • Biologic gradient
  • Plausibility
  • Causality

Question 10

Question
Hard-and-fast rules of evidence can be generated by which we can judge the likelihood of causation.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 11

Question
Rheumatoid arthritis leading to physical inactivity is a [blank_start]non-causal[blank_end] association
Answer
  • non-causal

Question 12

Question
Tuberculosis is an example of a disease that may or may not cause the development for disease in other people. This is an example of [blank_start]necessary cause[blank_end] (a type of causal relationship)
Answer
  • necessary cause

Question 13

Question
Patients who smoke have an increased risk of developing lung cancer. Which of the following describes the smoking risk?
Answer
  • sufficient cause
  • component cause
  • necessary cause

Question 14

Question
Patients who have chronic back pain are more likely to remember days or incidences where their pain is more pronounced better than non-chronic pain patients. What is this an example of
Answer
  • Compliance bias
  • Diagnosis bias
  • Recall bias

Question 15

Question
What are the key principles of bioethics?
Answer
  • Autonomy
  • Beneficience
  • Justice
  • Non maleficence
  • Respect
  • Consent
Show full summary Hide full summary

Similar

General epi flashes
Sno
VET EPI EXAM GENERAL
Sno
Epidemiology
Danielle Richardson
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Matthew Coulson
Epidemiology Test 1- 5th Year PMU
Med Student
Produções transnacionais e globalização
Liih Albuquerque
Epidemiology
Courtney Keating
1.EPIDEMIOLOGY INTRO
cristian velez
4. CONFIDENCE INTERVALS
cristian velez
Control of communicable diseases
Ashutosh Kumar
Epidemiology Review
Ashutosh Kumar