Methodological considerations and differences according to sex and stroke subtypesBMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b1305 (Published 31 March 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1305
- Tobias Kurth, senior researcher
- 1INSERM Unit 708—Neuroepidemiology, 75651 Paris Cedex, France
The finding reported by Myint et al that lifestyle habits have beneficial effects on stroke occurrence is very reassuring and support previous results of large scale, US based cohort studies.1 2 3 Several points merit further comment.
Firstly, while the authors show several multivariable models, their main relative risk estimates come from a model that also controlled …