• Corpus ID: 53417309

Primer on Disproportionality Analysis

  title={Primer on Disproportionality Analysis},
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
This primer explains meaning, calculation and uses of various methods for assessing disproportionality in pharmacovigilance data by observed-expected ratios. Disproportionality can stimulate further research whether an adverse event (AE) should be considered an adverse drug reaction (ADR). Disproportionality analysis is thus only suited for hypothesis generation, not for hypothesis testing. Note the cave-at documents from OpenVigil, FDA and WHO before drawing any conclusions from the ratios… 

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