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In reporting their findings of an association between statin use and fracture risk reduction, Scranton et al1 acknowledged that they did not consider the use of thiazide diuretics as a confounding variable. In explaining why they did not statistically adjust for thiazide diuretic use, the authors erroneously state, “the evidence of their association is limited.”1(p2011)
Geller JL, Adams JS. Statins and Fracture: Are All Variables Accounted For?. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166(9):1041–1042. doi:10.1001/archinte.166.9.1041-a
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