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Editor's Correspondence
March 13, 2000

Is Taking a Siesta Really a Health Hazard?—Reply

Arch Intern Med. 2000;160(5):711-712. doi:

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In response to letters regarding our article in the ARCHIVES,1 Goldstein raises the important question whether treatment with β-blockers or aspirin could explain the lack of association of the siesta with mortality in patients with prior myocardial infarction (MI). The risk odds ratios (RORs) and the 95% confidence intervals (CIs) of these treatments for our cohort are shown in Table 1.

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