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    Multilevel models do not always a solution

    Dear Editor,

    In the BMJ Robert J Glynn (Associate Professor of Medicine, Biostatistics) and Julie E Buring (Associate Professor of Ambulatory Care and Prevention) discussed the problem of recurrent events and the need of special methods when analysing correlated or dependent data (Education and debate. Ways of measuring rates of recurrent events. 1996;312:364-367; 10 February). They agreed however to prefer the nega...

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