Epidemiological Methods and Measurements

This week we are comparing and contrasting epidemiological methods of research; case-control and cohort study methods. **Select either, the case-control or cohort study method and compare its features, the methodology, to a randomized controlled trial using the following questions.

Please format, organize, your responses using each question below:

1. What is the fundamental difference between the method you have chosen (either the case-control or cohort method) AND the randomized controlled trial?

2. What are the advantages AND disadvantages of the study method you chose (case-control or cohort study)?

3. What are the characteristics of a correlational study?

4. Where does the method you chose (case-control or cohort study) fall on the research pyramid? and What does where it is on the research pyramid mean?