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September 20, 2018

CAUSATION VS. CORRELATION: THAT IS THE QUESTION!

In the early 1990s large scale studies demonstrated that patient’s undergoing vasectomies had a higher risk of prostate cancer. The common explanation was that there was some statistical correlation between these two findings (perhaps stemming from a younger population exposed to a urologist, i.e. those undergoing vasectomies, were more likely to engage in prostate cancer...
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