Which of these things is not like the others?
Article first published online: 10 SEP 2013
© 2013 American Cancer Society
Volume 119, Issue 24, pages 4216–4222, 15 December 2013
How to Cite
Kaufman, J. S. and MacLehose, R. F. (2013), Which of these things is not like the others?. Cancer, 119: 4216–4222. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28359
- Issue published online: 3 DEC 2013
- Article first published online: 10 SEP 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 9 AUG 2013
- Manuscript Revised: 6 AUG 2013
- Manuscript Received: 14 JUN 2013
Many published reports in cancer epidemiology assert subgroup-specific effects without adequate justification. Heterogeneity tests play an important role in justifying claims that an exposure has an effect only on one or another subgroup.