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Building Theories from Case Study Research (article abstract)
This paper describes the process of inducting theory using case studies-from specifying the research questions to reaching closure.

Conducting Primary Research: Creating Good Interview and Survey Questions
A guide to help eliminate bias when creating survery questions.

Diabetes and cardiovascular disease: The Framingham Study
A summary of a portion of the Framingham Study based on 20 years of observations finds evidence of diabetes to leads to a twofold to threefold increased risk of clinical atherosclerotic disease was reported.

Impact of Atrial Fibrillation on the Risk of Death: The Framingham Heart Study
A section of the Framingham study to assess mortality risks in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Incidence of coronary heart disease and lipoprotein cholesterol levels: The Framingham Study
A summary of the original Framingham Study and articles that have cited its findings.

Statistical Surveys (Wikipedia)
The Wikipedia entry for statistical surverys describes the basis of collecting statistical data, inclusing different methodologies of data collection.

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