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The debate is complex, but what adds needlessly to this complexity in this report is the total lack of accessible risk communication. Relative risk reduction may serve a population perspective, but absolute risk measures and NNT are easier to grasp at the individual level, and should be used to report size effect of the intervention. Both harms and benefits should be expressed as absolute measures and mismatched framing avoided. When this is done, even the results of major studies (e.g. the SPRINT study published in the NEJM) do not appear all that impressive any longer.