Study was not designed to measure prevalence

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7052.299c (Published 03 August 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:299
  1. Sheila Jones,
  2. Ian Jones
  1. Research associate Department of Clinical Dental Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX
  2. General practitioner 639 Chorley New Road, Lostock, Bolton BL6 4AA

    EDITOR,—Media coverage of Pamela W Ewan's study of peanut and nut allergy1—for example, in BBC Radio 4's PM programme—highlighted the conclusion in the abstract that “peanut and nut allergy is becoming common”; we note that in the key message this statement has …

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