Index of relationship

Ilija Barukčić
2021 Zenodo  
Aim. Adding another measure of relationship to the numerous already known measures of relationship makes only sense if the new one measure of relationship brings some advantages over the already known one. Methods. A new statistical method, the index of relationship (IOR), is developed which goes far beyond the odds ratio. As an example, the study of Loeb et al. has been re-analysed. Results. Evidence from different studies on the relationship between testosterone and prostate cancer has been
more » ... e cancer has been inconsistent. Especially an exposure to testosterone and prostate cancer risk is very controversial. However, the data of the study of Loeb et al. support the hypothesis: without sexual activity no prostate cancer. Conclusion. Human prostate cancer is a sexually transmitted disease.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4727521 fatcat:ddanoxyfgvhqrlh6t7o5o2764i