Recommendation on unbiased estimation of population attributable fraction calculated in “prevalence and risk factors of active pulmonary tuberculosis among elderly people in China: a population based cross-sectional study”

Abstract Population attributable fraction (PAF) refers to the proportion of all cases with a particular outcome in a population that could be prevented by eliminating a specific exposure. The authors of a recent paper evaluated the prevalence and estimated the PAFs for risk factors of TB among elder...

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Main Authors: Ahmad Khosravi, Mohammad Ali Mansournia
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-08-01
Series:Infectious Diseases of Poverty
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