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Case-Control Studies

"Case-Control Studies" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Case-Control Studies" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Case-Control Studies" was a major or minor topic of these publication.