Does this study have a disease status variable?

s oncology program reported an increased number of cases of pancreatic cancer Show more A large medical centers oncology program reported an increased number of cases of pancreatic cancer during a certain month. The hospitals epidemiologist decided to research the problem. Tumor registry records were searched to identify all cases of pancreatic cancer during a five-year period. Cancer patients were matched with patients treated for other diseases during the same five-year period. All subjects in the study were questioned about lifestyle factors including alcohol tea and coffee consumption. The resulting data are as follows: DATA DATA DATA DATA DATA Cancer Patients Cancer Patients Other Patients Other Patients Men Women Men Women LIFESTYLE VARIABLE Alcohol 185 120 270 260 Tea Drinking 140 110 230 225 Coffee Drinking 190 140 270 240 Total number of male cancer patients = 200. Total number of female cancer patients = 150. Total number of male patients (other diseases) = 300. Total number of female patients (other diseases) = 300. Does this study have a disease status variable? No Yes lifestyle Yes cancer Yes sex of patient Insufficient information to answer the question Show less

 

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