The urge to sprinkle statistics is irresistibleBMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39136.470139.FA (Published 01 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:440
- James Penston ([email protected])
- Scunthorpe General Hospital, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN15 7BH
Reading the article by Glasziou et al, we might be forgiven for believing that they had discovered some hitherto unknown method of causal inference.1 Instead, of course, they have merely stumbled across the way in which causes have been identified in everyday life and science throughout …
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