Invited commentary: the action in the interaction and exposure modification.

  title={Invited commentary: the action in the interaction and exposure modification.},
  author={D. Christiani},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={175 7},
  • D. Christiani
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • American journal of epidemiology
The study of disease variability in populations is a goal of modern epidemiology. Because most common diseases arise out of a combination of factors and events (exposures, heritability, comorbidities, and chance), developing simple models of characterizing joint events is a daunting task. Dr. Weinberg argues successfully in this issue of the Journal (Am J Epidemiol. 2012;175(7):602-605) that additive null models can capture pure forms of independent causal effects in studies of rare conditions… Expand


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