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The use of relative incidence ratios in self-controlled case series studies: an overview

BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:126

Received: 1 April 2016

Accepted: 14 September 2016

Published: 23 September 2016

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14 Sep 2016 Editorially accepted
23 Sep 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12874-016-0225-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Department of Medicine, Winnipeg, Canada