Proof of Causality: Deduction from Epidemiological Observation

@article{Doll2002ProofOC,
  title={Proof of Causality: Deduction from Epidemiological Observation},
  author={R. Doll},
  journal={Perspectives in Biology and Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={45},
  pages={499 - 515}
}
  • R. Doll
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
499 IT IS A PARTICULAR PLEASURE to have the honor of giving a Fisher memorial lecture, for it gives me the opportunity to acknowledge the formative influence that Sir Ronald’s book, Statistical Methods for Research Workers (1934) had on my career. [...] Key Result Fisher’s book led me to Pearson’s 2 test, which showed that with the numbers observed as big or bigger differences would have been expected toExpand
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