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A study of tobacco quitting was done. The authors concluded that a significant preictor of maintaining cessation was forbidding smoking in the house, and gave the following supportive statistics: OR 1.95; C.I. 1.05-3.6; p<0.01
What is the exposure?
What is the outcome?
What does OR stand for?
What does CI stand for?
State what an OR of 1.95 means in the above context?
Is an OR of 1.95 significant? Why or Why not?
What does p<0.01 mean?
is an OR with a p<0.01 more or less believable than an OR with a p<0.05?

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A study of tobacco quitting was done. The authors concluded that a significant predictor of maintaining cessation was forbidding smoking in the house, and gave the following supportive statistics: OR 1.95; C.I. 1.05-3.6; p<0.01
What is the exposure?
What is the outcome?
What does OR stand for?
What does CI stand for?
State what an OR of 1.95 means in the above context?
Is an OR of 1.95 significant? Why or Why not?
What does p<0.01 mean?
is an OR with a p<0.01 more or less believable than an OR with a p<0.05?

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