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Changing the environment to improve population health: a framework for considering exposure in natural experimental studies

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There is renewed optimism regarding the use of natural experimental studies to generate evidence as to the effectiveness of population health interventions. Natural experimental studies capitalise on environmental and policy events that alter exposure to certain social, economic or environmental factors that influence health. Natural experimental studies can be useful for examining the impact of changes to “upstream” determinants, which may not be amenable to controlled experiments. However, ...

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10.1136/jech-2015-206381

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Social Policy and Intervention
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UK Clinical Research Collaboration
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UK Clinical Research Collaboration
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Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health Journal website
Publication date:
2016-01-01
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1470-2738
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uuid:0f6ee090-28c3-4771-83e1-b7ff6061f11a
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611245
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