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STROBE—A checklist to STrengthen the Reporting of OBservational studies in Epidemiology

      We encourage readers of JCE to read the short paper [
      • Egger M.
      • von Elm E.
      • Altman D.G.
      • Pocock S.J.
      • Gøtzsche P.C.
      • Vandenbroucke J.P.
      The Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) Statement: guidelines for reporting observational studies.
      ], which is published in this issue of the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology as well as in a number of other journals describing the new checklist for reporting of observational studies in epidemiology.
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