"age-period-cohort models; cohort effects; health disparities; heart disease; racial inequality"

Invited Commentary: A-P-C... It's Easy as 1-2-3!

Investigations of age, period, and cohort effects are difficult because the 3 factors are linearly dependent. In a novel application, Kramer et al. (Am J Epidemiol. 2015;182(4):302-312) have used graphical analysis and statistical models to estimate …