Selection of neighborhood controls for a population-based Lyme disease case-control study by using a commercial marketing database.


The selection of controls is an important methodological consideration for case-control studies. Neighborhood-matched control selection is particularly crucial for studies of vector-borne disease, such as Lyme disease, for which risk is intrinsically linked to geographical location. The matching of case-control pairs on neighborhood can help control for… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/aje/kws464

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