Reproducible epidemiologic research.

@article{Peng2006ReproducibleER,
  title={Reproducible epidemiologic research.},
  author={Roger D. Peng and Francesca Dominici and Scott Zeger},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={163 9},
  pages={783-9}
}
The replication of important findings by multiple independent investigators is fundamental to the accumulation of scientific evidence. Researchers in the biologic and physical sciences expect results to be replicated by independent data, analytical methods, laboratories, and instruments. Epidemiologic studies are commonly used to quantify small health effects of important, but subtle, risk factors, and replication is of critical importance where results can inform substantial policy decisions… CONTINUE READING
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