Posted by DANIELLE on Thursday, April 10, 2008 at 2:10am.
In a populationbased cohort study, an entire community was interviewed regarding smoking habits and then followed for one year. All lung cancer deaths were ascertained and the following data were available:
• Fifteen (15) lung cancer deaths occurred among 24,500 smokers
• Two (2) lung cancer deaths occurred among 10,500 nonsmokers
Calculate the following and interpret your results in each case.
1. Calculate the proper measure of association of smoking and lung cancer.
2. Calculate the population risk difference.
3. Calculate the population attributable risk for smoking and lung cancer.

statistics  drwls, Thursday, April 10, 2008 at 3:18am
You did not provide the data nor any question

statistics  DANIELLE, Thursday, April 10, 2008 at 6:39pm
Here is the rest of the problem.
In a populationbased cohort study, an entire community was interviewed regarding smoking habits and then followed for one year. All lung cancer deaths were ascertained and the following data were available:
Fifteen (15) lung cancer deaths occurred among 24,500 smokers
Two (2) lung cancer deaths occurred among 10,500 nonsmokers
Calculate the following and interpret your results in each case.
Calculate the proper measure of association of smoking and lung cancer.
Calculate the population risk difference.
Calculate the population attributable risk for smoking and lung cancer
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