Categories
Uncategorized

Using a computer software program, the epidemiologists have analyzed

Using a computer software program, the epidemiologists have analyzed the food history data from the questionnaires and have constructed the […]

Using a computer software program, the epidemiologists have analyzed the food history data from the questionnaires and have constructed the following attack rate table.  
ATTACK RATE TABLE

FOOD ITEMS

PERSONS WHO ATE SPECIFIED FOOD
PERSONS WHO DID NOT EAT SPECIFIED FOOD

95% Confidence Interval

Ill

Not Ill
Total

Attack Rate

Ill
Not Ill
Total
Attack Rate

Chicken
36

30

66
55%
4
30
34
12%
1.2 – 17.7

Potato Salad
32
40
72
44%
8
20
28
29%
0.6 – 3.9

Potato Chips
20
4
24
83%
20
56
76
26%
1.8 – 5.7

Ice Cream
24
0
24
100%
16
60
76
21%
2.6 – 8.8

Pie
32
4
36
89%
8
56
64
13%
2.8 – 18.0

Pepsi
36
40
76
47%
4
20
24
17%
0.8 – 10.5

To identify the contaminated food item you need to identify the food items that have significant confidence intervals and pick the food with the highest relative risk.  For more information, refer to “Interpretation of Odds Ratios and Relative Risk” on the Module homepage.
 
 
Assignment Expectations, in order to earn full credit:
Please write your paper in your own words. That is the only way I can evaluate your level of understanding. Quotes are rarely needed; if necessary, they should comprise less than 10% of a paper and must be properly cited.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE SOLUTION!!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *