The authors state that the objective of this study was to “To determine the associations of dietary cholesterol or egg consumption with incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality” What are the independent and dependent variables in this case?
What are some potential confounders of the relationship between consumption of eggs/dietary cholesterol and incident cardiovascular disease? Check all that may apply.
The study population included men and women of varying ages, smoking status, alcohol consumption habits, and ethnicities. Let’s assume that the authors want to perform matching in this study. Which of the following best describes the way to do this?
In the previous question, let’s say that people were matched on their age, smoking status, and gender. Which of the following variables can be eliminated as potential confounders in the study? Check all that may apply.
Let’s assume that the authors of this study claim that they are the first ones to establish that eating eggs increases incident CVD. Which of the following would best describe the results of this study? Check all that may apply.
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