To the Editor Fralick and colleagues1 provide a summary and meta-analysis of the association between concussion and suicide outcomes. This study summated the evidence on suicidality following concussion, and we commend the authors on their comprehensive review. The authors reported a relative risk of suicide associated with a history of concussion of 2.03 (95% CI, 1.47-2.80; P < .001).1 To our knowledge, absolute risk increases were not reported or interpreted in this article.1
Lawrence DW, Hutchison MG. Absolute Risk Estimates of the Association Between Concussion and Suicide. JAMA Neurol. Published online June 10, 201976(7):870–871. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.1449
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