Example sentences for: peds

How can you use “peds” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • All participants completed the Patient Epidemiology Data System (PEDS) questionnaire, which is offered to all new patients as part of the admission process, and is returned by approximately 50 percent of new patients.

  • Only about 50 percent of eligible cases and controls agreed to complete the PEDS questionnaire.

  • Nevertheless, previous studies that utilized the PEDS data base and faced the same methodological issue, consistently replicated established epidemiological associations for a variety of cancer sites, including ovary [ 34 35 ] , colon [ 36 ] , breast [ 37 ] , prostate [ 38 ] , and lung [ 39 ] . Recall bias is always a problem in case-control studies of cancer.

  • Only about 50% of eligible cases and controls completed the PEDS questionnaire, likely to further introduce a selection bias.

  • Despite these limitations, it should be pointed out that numerous previous studies that have utilized the PEDS database, and faced the same methodological issue, have consistently replicated established epidemiological associations for a variety of cancer sites [ 31 32 33 34 35 ] . Further, as mentioned above, smoking and family history of pancreatic cancer are two of the few established risk factors for pancreatic cancer [ 36 ] , and they were found to be associated with disease risk in our data.


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