Table 1

Comparison of posterior means and credible intervals of the ORs

OR

95% Cred. Int.

Adjusted OR

95% Cred. Int.


Naive analysis


PFOA

0.905

(0.661, 1.209)

0.828

(0.584, 1.127)


PFOS

0.802

(0.495, 1.214)

0.752

(0.445, 1.181)


PFHxS

1.315

(0.964, 1.755)

1.302

(0.934, 1.779)


Measurement error analysis


PFOA

0.904

(0.656, 1.212)

0.821

(0.568, 1.131)


PFOS

0.794

(0.482, 1.221)

0.743

(0.431, 1.191)


PFHxS

1.333

(0.960, 1.816)

1.329

(0.938, 1.856)


Posterior means and 95% equal-tailed credible intervals of the ORs for the simple model and the model adjusted for confounding variables. Results are presented for the Bayesian naive analysis and for the Bayesian method proposed to correct for measurement error.

Espino-Hernandez et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2011 11:67   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-11-67

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