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    Selection biases and the effects on HMOs

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    Explain the problem presented by selection bias for research on the effects of HMOs.

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    Problem: Explain the problem presented by selection bias for research on the effects of HMOs.

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    Selection bias in research refers to the selection of research participants that are not representative of the general population. When selection bias occurs results of the research may indicate a trend, pattern, or statistical data about the population that does not actually exist and does not accurately reflect occurrences within the general population (Ettner, 2004).

    Selection bias can effect HMOs, as decisions about coverages and costs may be based on research which is supposed to reflect occurrences within the general population, even when that population is ...

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    Selection biases and the effects on HMOs are clearly addressed and referenced. The explanation is given in 385 words. Please include a reference in the solution.

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