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Friday, October 27, 2006

"Relative risk" and NNT (number needed to treat) with particular regard to STATINS

Now here's a very interesting article I invite you to paste into your address bar: http://www.slate.com/id/2150354/?nav=ais - It explains 'relative risk' and in particular considers whether the prescribing of statins as treatment for high cholesterol levels is justified. - A statistical tool you may never have heard of is NNT - the 'number needed to treat'.

Go on! - Read it! - I feel sure that you'll be glad you did!