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A cautionary note regarding count models of alcohol consumption in randomized controlled trials

Nicholas J Horton1*, Eugenia Kim1 and Richard Saitz234

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Smith College, Northampton, MA, USA

2 Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

3 Youth Alcohol Prevention Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

4 Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

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BMC Medical Research Methodology 2007, 7:9  doi:10.1186/1471-2288-7-9

Published: 15 February 2007

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Appendix. Stata code and results for count models.

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