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In the Relative Risk calculation in the Clinical Practice
Guideline(1), I have noticed that the relative risk of DDH for breech
presentation (of all kinds) is mentioned initially as being 6.3, but later
in the same sentence is referred to as 7.0. Also the accompanying table
(Table 1) refers to this risk as being 7.0.
Kindly clarify this discrepancy.
1) Clinical practice guidel...
1) Clinical practice guideline: early detection of developmental dysplasia
of the hip. Committee on Quality Improvement, Subcommittee on
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip. American Academy of Pediatrics.
Pediatrics. 2000 Apr;105(4 Pt 1):896-905
Dr Habib A Raza
I know this is an old statement, but it bugs me everytime I review
the topic with students or residents.
Is the statment in the text:
"...rate for boys with a positive family history is 1.7 × 4.1 =
6.4/1000 boys, and for girls with a positive family history, 1.7 × 19 =
32/1000 girls" really correct or is the 6.4 a typo? I get 6.97 as the
product of 1/7 x 4.1...
I don't see...
I don't see that any erratum was ever published regarding this. Is
there another factor I'm not considering?
I apologize if you have already addressed this somewhere that I just
Thanks- Sharon Busey
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