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New term may be needed for data categorisation

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 18 May 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1216
  1. Charles Normand (, Edward Kennedy professor of health policy and management
  1. Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland

    EDITOR—Altman and Royston have done a great service in discouraging the categorisation of continuous data in health research.1

    A particularly bad case of this is …

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