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WHY MEDICAL CORRELATION IS “STILL” NOT CAUSATION

WHY MEDICAL CORRELATION IS “STILL” NOT CAUSATION!

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CORRELATION: The degree and relationship between two variables which vary together over time. Correlation can vary from +1 to -1. Values close to +1 indicate a high-degree of positive correlation, and values close to -1 indicate a high degree of negative correlation.

CAUSATION: The”causal relationship between conduct and result”. It connects conduct with effect. Causation, often confused with correlation, indicates the extent to which two variables increase or decrease in parallel. However, correlation by itself does not imply causation. There may be a third factor, for example, responsible for the fluctuations in both variables. LINK: https://lnkd.in/eJNz355

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Assessment: Now, “correlation does not imply causation” is a phrase to emphasize that correlation between two variables does not imply that one causes the other. But – what about evidence and applications in medicine? Colleague Steve Novella explains.

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