case

(redirected from Case-control study)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Case-control study: cross-sectional study, Cohort study
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Synonyms for case

Synonyms for case

one that is representative of a group or class

a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

a course of reasoning

Synonyms for case

a special set of circumstances

Synonyms

Related Words

a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

the actual state of things

Related Words

a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures

a problem requiring investigation

Related Words

a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument

Related Words

the quantity contained in a case

Synonyms

Related Words

nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence

a specific state of mind that is temporary

a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)

an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part

the housing or outer covering of something

the enclosing frame around a door or window opening

(printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers

bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow

a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home

look over, usually with the intention to rob

Related Words

enclose in, or as if in, a case

References in periodicals archive ?
Researchers conducted a matched case-control study that included 112 Korean men and women with colorectal adenomas and 112 controls who underwent colonoscopy between August 2011 and September 2012.
To investigate this possibility, researchers in Taiwan performed a nationwide population-based case-control study using information from a health insurance database covering virtually 100% of the country's population.
The final case-control study reported that young adolescents with enuresis were more likely to suffer "angry distress.
Li and coinvestigators conducted a nested case-control study looking at the use of bisphosphonates for the prevention of CBC.
Data source: Nested case-control study of 1,102 women aged 20-49 years diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, compared with 21,755 controls.
If this finding from a 198-subject case-control study is confirmed by others, early stool pattern could provide a simple indicator of increased risk for the most common gastrointestinal emergency occurring in neonates.
A case-control study was conducted in the United States14 to investigate the risk of bladder cancer in 2160 cases and 3979 controls in relation to their occupation tobacco use.
In an analysis of data from a previous case-control study of Campylobacter infection (3), Stafford et al.
Risk of ovarian cancer in women with symptoms in primary care: population based case-control study.
Use of bisphosphonates among women and risk of atrial fibrillation and flutter: population-based case-control study.
A case-control study of 43 patients with current CFS and 60 nonfatigued controls, identified from a general population sample of 56,146 adults of Wichita, Kansas, completed questionnaires regarding self-reported childhood trauma (sexual, physical, and emotional abuse and emotional and physical neglect) and psychopathology (depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder) by CFS status.
In 2005, the Molecular Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer study, a population-based case-control study of patients who received a diagnosis of CRC in northern Israel between 1998 and 2004, and controls, was published and the authors concluded that the use of statins for at least 5 years, compared with no statins, was associated with a 47% reduction in the risk of CRC [odds ratio, 0.
Vegetables, fruit, and antioxidant-related nutrients and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a National Cancer Institute-Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results population-based case-control study.
1) In a population-based case-control study conducted in California, women who currently used this type of pill had odds of venous thromboembolism that were four times those of women who did not; their odds were three times those of women who had never used such pills.