Communicating the benefits of breast feeding

Ong, Ken K.; Forouhi, Nita
June 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jun2007, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p471
Academic Journal
The article comments on the paper "Assessing the population impact of low rates of breast feeding on asthma, coeliac disease and obesity: the use of a new statistical method," by A.K. Akobeng and R.F. Heller. According to the author, healthcare providers should benefit from "population impact number of eliminating a risk factor over a time period" and the summary epidemiological data reported by the researchers to compute the number of disease.


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