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- Jayant Sharad Vaidya, specialist registrar (email@example.com)
- Department of Surgery, Whittington and Middlesex Hospitals, University College London, London W1W 7EJ
Editor–The study by Enstrom and Kabat has a major flaw,1 and I urge the editors of the BMJ to consider a retraction. The study assumes a considerable difference in the exposure to environmental tobacco smoke of never smokers' spouses compared to ever smokers' spouses. This is obviously wrong.
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