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External adjustment of unmeasured confounders in a case-control study of benzodiazepine use and cancer risk.

Authors
  • Thygesen, Lau Caspar1
  • Pottegård, Anton2, 3
  • Ersbøll, Annette Kjaer1
  • Friis, Søren4
  • Stürmer, Til5
  • Hallas, Jesper2, 3
  • 1 National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark. , (Denmark)
  • 2 Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacy, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, Denmark. , (Denmark)
  • 3 Department of Clinical Chemistry & Pharmacology, Odense University Hospital, Odense C, Denmark. , (Denmark)
  • 4 Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark. , (Denmark)
  • 5 Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2017
Volume
83
Issue
11
Pages
2517–2527
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/bcp.13342
PMID: 28599067
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

We conclude that the increased risk observed in the solely register-based study could partly be attributed to unmeasured confounding.

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