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Relative risk rather than absolute risk reduction should be preferred to sensitise the public to preventive actions
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  • Nicolas Chapelle Institut des Maladies de l'appareil digestif, CHU Nantes Unité de gastroentérologie, Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France UMR1064, CRTI, Université de Nantes, Faculté de Médecine, Nantes, France PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Myriam Martel Division of Gastroenterology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Québec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alan N Barkun Division of Gastroenterology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Québec, Canada Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational health, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marc Bardou UMR INSERM 1231, Université de Bourgogne UFR des Sciences de Santé, Dijon, Bourgogne, France INSERM-Centre d'Investigations cliniques 1432 (CIC-1432), CHU Dijon-Bourgogne, Dijon, France PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Marc Bardou, INSERM-Centre d’Investigations Cliniques 1432 (CIC 1432), CHU Dijon, Dijon BP 77908, Bourgogne, France; marc.bardou{at}u-bourgogne.fr
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Chapelle N, Martel M, Barkun AN, et al
Relative risk rather than absolute risk reduction should be preferred to sensitise the public to preventive actions

Publication history

  • Received March 18, 2021
  • Revised March 24, 2021
  • Accepted March 28, 2021
  • First published April 2, 2021.
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May 05, 2022

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