# Content Tagged “Lurking Variable”

## Causation and Observational Studies

Published: Sep 12th, 2013

View Lecture Slides with Transcript – Causation and Observational Studies Video (3:09) This document is linked from Causation and Observational Studies.

## Causation

Published: Sep 12th, 2013

View Lecture Slides with Transcript -Causation – All Parts Part A (5:03) Part B (3:42) Starts with Simpson’s Paradox This document is linked from Causation.

## Causation and Observational Studies

Published: Dec 29th, 2012

CO-3: Describe the strengths and limitations of designed experiments and observational studies. LO 3.2: Explain how the study design impacts the types of conclusions that can be drawn. Video: Causation and […]

## Little Handbook – Causality: Cause & Effect

Published: Dec 26th, 2012

View the Reading (≈ 1700 words) From the online version of Little Handbook of Statistical Practice, this reading contains a discussion of causality. This document is linked from Causation.

## Did I Get This – Simpson’s Paradox

Published: Dec 26th, 2012

http://phhp-faculty-cantrell.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/files/2013/01/qzDIG_new_causation.swf This document is linked from Causation.

## Learn By Doing – Causation and Lurking Variables

Published: Dec 25th, 2012

Recall that an instance of Simpson’s paradox occurs whenever including a lurking variable causes you to rethink the direction of an association. In this activity, we will reinforce our understanding […]

## Learn By Doing – Causation

Published: Dec 25th, 2012

http://phhp-faculty-cantrell.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/files/2012/12/qzLBD_New_Causation1.swf Hint When we practiced exploring the relationship between two categorical variables, we looked at a study in which the type of light in young children’s rooms when […]

## Causation

Published: Aug 21st, 2012

Introduction Simpson’s Paradox A Final Example – Gaining a Deeper Understating of the Relationship Let’s Summarize CO-1: Describe the roles biostatistics serves in the discipline of public health. Video: Causation (8:45) Introduction LO […]