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Hey everyone! Here’s a #tweetorial on our new paper on why we often can’t make #causalinference using #distancetocare as an exposure or instrument! cc: @epiellie
There are 3 problems with #distancetocare as an exposure for estimating causal effects. Let’s walk through them.
The first problem that probably comes to mind is #confounding 🙀Choices about where to live and where to locate care facilities are complicated and depend on a lot of things we might not be able to measure (e.g. socioeconomic status).
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The #RevokeArticle50 #RevokeArticle50Petition is the petition that has seen broadest support of any parliamentary petition in UK's political history if I am not wrong. It is inconceivable that among the signatories there are only individuals who voted #Remain in 2016...
Yet, most opinion polls still suggest only a small swing to #Remain. How can we make sense of this?
A remarkable observation from online polls such as the British Election study @besresearch (using @YouGov) is that among participants in these polls, self-reported turnout in the EU referendum is huge -- 92.5% of BES panel wave participants stated that they voted in the #EURef
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The SER Communications Committee is starting #TwitterTakeovers (approximately monthly), whereby established #epidemiologists will be in charge of the SER twitter handle for the day.

Don't miss this opportunity to ask questions & get advice from the scientists you admire!
.@MariaGlymour will kick things off with the #GlymourTwitterTakeover on Thursday, Nov 1.

Dr. Glymour is the Director of the PhD program @UCSF_Epibiostat, and is especially happy to answer questions about applying to #Epidemiology #phd programs.

#phdchat #phdadvice #phdlife
Maria also has expertise on #SocialDeterminantsOfHealth, #CausalInference, #DAGs, #SelectionBias, #stroke, #CognitiveAging, & being an #ExcellentMentor (among other areas).

Start preparing your questions now and use #AskMaria & #GlymourTwitterTakeover so we see your questions!
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