HILL, Sir Austin Bradford
A study of 1,465 cases of lung cancer and 1,465 matched controls, which confirmed and extended the studies of Wynder and Graham, and others. See also later papers by the same authors in Brit. med. J., 1952, 2,1271-86; 1956, 2, 1071-81; 1964, 1, 1399-1410.
Subjects: EPIDEMIOLOGY, ONCOLOGY & CANCER › Carcinoma, RESPIRATION › Respiratory Diseases, TOXICOLOGY › Drug Addiction
Proc. roy. Soc. Med., 58, 295-300., 1965.
"In 1965, the English statistician Sir Austin Bradford Hill proposed a set of nine criteria to provide epidemiologic evidence of a causal relationship between a presumed cause and an observed effect. (For example, he demonstrated the connection between cigarette smoking and lung cancer.) The list of the criteria is as follows: