Discuss the differences between the concepts of correlation and causality. Why is it critically important to make sure that the differences are understood?

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Discuss the differences between the concepts of correlation and causality. Why is it critically important to make sure that the differences are understood?

Introduction to Health Research Methods: A Practical Guide

Jacobsen, K. H. (2017). Introduction to health research methods: A practical guide (2nd ed.) Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. ISBN-13: 9781284094381