2020 JClub

January 15, 2020
Huitfeldt A, Swanson SA, Stensrud MJ, Suzuki E. Effect heterogeneity and variable selection for standardizing causal effects to a target population. European journal of epidemiology. 2019 Dec;34(12):1119-29. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10654-019-00571-w 

February 19, 2020
Christodoulou E, Ma J, Collins GS, Steyerberg EW, Verbakel JY, Van Calster B. A systematic review shows no performance benefit of machine learning over logistic regression for clinical prediction models. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2019 Jun 1;110:12-22. https://www.jclinepi.com/article/S0895-4356(18)31081-3/abstract 

March 18, 2020
Blum MR, Tan YJ, Ioannidis JP. Use of E-values for addressing confounding in observational studies—an empirical assessment of the literature. International journal of epidemiology. 2020 Oct;49(5):1482-94.

May 20, 2020
Griffith G, Morris TT, Tudball M, Herbert A, Mancano G, Pike L. Collider bias undermines our understanding of COVID-19 disease risk and severity. medRxiv. Published online. 2020. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.05.04.20090506v1

June 17, 2020 
Hafeman DM, Schwartz S. Opening the Black Box: a motivation for the assessment of mediation. International journal of epidemiology. 2009 Jun 1;38(3):838-45. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19261660/

July 15, 2020
Sauerbrei W, Perperoglou A, Schmid M, Abrahamowicz M, Becher H, Binder H, Dunkler D, Harrell FE, Royston P, Heinze G. State of the art in selection of variables and functional forms in multivariable analysis—outstanding issues. Diagnostic and prognostic research. 2020 Dec;4(1):1-8. https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.00786

September 16, 2020
Vickers AJ, Elkin EB. Decision curve analysis: a novel method for evaluating prediction models. Medical Decision Making. 2006 Nov;26(6):565-74. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17099194/ 

October 21, 2020
Vieira V, Webster T, Weinberg J, Aschengrau A, Ozonoff D. Spatial analysis of lung, colorectal, and breast cancer on Cape Cod: an application of generalized additive models to case-control data. Environmental Health. 2005 Dec;4(1):1-8. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15955253/

November 18, 2020 
Pearl J. Lord’s paradox revisited–(oh Lord! Kumbaya!). Journal of Causal Inference. 2016 Sep 1;4(2). https://ftp.cs.ucla.edu/pub/stat_ser/r436.pdf

December 16, 2020
Poole C. A history of the population attributable fraction and related measures. Annals of epidemiology. 2015 Mar 1;25(3):147-54. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25721747/