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Unformatted text preview: complication (odds ratio 1.1 rates of prior use of aspirin by cases and controls were almost identical (odds ratio 1.2 anti-inflammatory drugs nor aspirin were associated with increased case fatality rates from peptic ulcer complications. In contrast, corticosteroids were associated with an increased mortality (odds ratio 4.2 0.9 to 25.6). Although this increase in the estimated relative risk was not statistically significant, a review of the case records indicated that most deaths in steroid users were due to serious sepsis, indicating that there might be a causal association between use of the drugs and the mode of death. PMCID: PMC1248302 PMID: 3120956 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Sheet1 Page 2 295(6608):1227-9. 95% confidence interval 0.6 to 2.1). Similarly, the 95% confidence interval 0.5 to 1.9). Thus neither nonsteroidal 95% confidence interval...
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2010 for the course NSA 1010 taught by Professor Ahobaishi during the Spring '09 term at ND State.
- Spring '09