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In addition, selection of cases should include only those for whom the reasonable possibility exists that the disease or health condition existed prior to the study (dos SantosSilva, 1999a). Ensuring that cases comprise a relatively homogeneous group will increase the possibility of detecting important etiological relations. It is less important to be able to generalize results to the entire population than to establish an etiologicalecausal relation even when this 31 relation only applies for a small group of the population (dos Santos-Silva, 1999a).