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Inflation in epidemiology: “The proof and measurement of association between two things” revisited

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7047.1659 (Published 29 June 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1659

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