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Evidence-based patient information programme in early multiple sclerosis: a randomised controlled trial
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    Re:"Correction to odds ratio"
    • Sascha K?pke
    • Other Contributors:
      • Eik Vettorazzi and Christoph Heesen

    Dear Editor,

    We thank Dr. Solari for pointing out an aspect of possible misunderstanding, but surely not incorrectness. We agree that the reverse odds ratio of 5.63 (95% CI 2.87 to 11.05, p<0.001) would more clearly refer to the odds of achieving informed choice. Still the reported odds ratio of 0.18 (95% CI 0.09 to 0.35, p<0.001) gives exactly the same information and is probably more intuitively underst...

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    "Correction to odds ratio"

    I enjoyed reading the paper of Sascha Kopke et al. [1] on the efficacy of an evidence-based information program for people with recently diagnosed multiple sclerosis. I noticed, however that the odds ratio (OR) for the primary endpoint (achieving 'informed choice') is incorrect, both in the Abstract and in the Results.

    Abstract: 'For the primary endpoint, a significant difference was shown with 50 of 85 (59%) pa...

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