Letters

Risk function had peculiar properties

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7013.1167 (Published 28 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1167
  1. John Duffy,
  2. Geoff Cohen
  1. Director of statistics Alcohol Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH10 5HF
  2. Lecturer in medical statistics Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG

    EDITOR,--Morten Gronbaek and colleagues' study of mortality associated with moderate intakes ofwine, beer, or spirits presents relative risks of death as functions of consumption of each type of beverage.1 Apparently none of the first order interactionsbetween levels of consumption of different beverages were significant. …

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