Case-control studies and Bayesian inference.

  title={Case-control studies and Bayesian inference.},
  author={Marvin Zelen and Richard A. Parker},
  journal={Statistics in medicine},
  volume={5 3},
We outline the methods of Bayesian inference for applications to case-control studies. These methods appear as the natural way of making inferences, since much of the controversy that surrounds a specific case-control study is subjective. We derive conjugate prior distributions of exposure, posterior distributions of the ratio of the odds of being incident… CONTINUE READING