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BACKGROUND Nonresponse bias is a concern in any epidemiologic survey in which a subset of selected individuals declines to participate. METHODS We reviewed multiple imputation, a widely applicable and easy to implement Bayesian methodology to adjust for nonresponse bias. To illustrate the method, we used data from the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis(More)
INTRODUCTION Many studies have found inequities in health among income groups in Canada. We report the variations in the major chronic disease risks among low-income populations, by province of residence, as a proxy measure of social environment. METHODS We used estimates from the 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey to study residents who were aged 45(More)
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