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angle-left Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - GUEST Speaker Seminar (May 29, 2019)
Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - GUEST Speaker Seminar (May 29, 2019)

Where: 5252 Boulevard de Maisonneuve West, 3rd Floor (3B kitchen)

When: Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at noon

Presenter: Maarten van Smeden, MSc, PhD
Department of clinical epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center
Leiden, Netherlands

5 myths about measurement error

Health researchers are often confronted with data to analyze that contain measurement error due to, for instance, mistaken data entries, inaccurate recordings, or procedural errors. It is well known that measurement error can have a strong negative impact on the validity of health research studies when measurement error is ignored or misjudged. In this talk, I’ll present five common measurement error myths that contribute to misjudgments about the impact of measurement error on study results and solutions to mitigate measurement error bias.

Information: CORE 514-934-1934 ext. 48292 or Core.mailer@rimuhc.ca

The presentation will be delivered in English.