Causal diagrams and multivariate analysis II: Precision work

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    In this Investigators' Corner, I continue my discussion of when and why we researchers should include variables in multivariate regression. My examination focuses on studies comparing treatment groups and situations for which we can either exclude variables from multivariate analyses or include them for reasons of precision.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)829-831
    Number of pages3
    JournalJournal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
    Issue number6
    StatePublished - Nov 1 2014


    • Confounder
    • Multivariate analysis
    • Precision variable

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Surgery
    • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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