On the equivalence of case-crossover and time series methods in environmental epidemiology

@inproceedings{Yun2007OnTE,
  title={On the equivalence of case-crossover and time series methods in environmental epidemiology},
  author={Lu Yun},
  year={2007}
}
The case-crossover design was introduced in epidemiology 15 years ago as a method for studying the effects of a risk factor on a health event using only cases. The idea is to compare a case’s exposure immediately prior to or during the case-defining event with that same person’s exposure at otherwise similar “reference” times. An alternative approach to the analysis of daily exposure and case-only data is time series analysis. Here, log-linear regression models express the expected total number… CONTINUE READING
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