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Influence of alcohol use on mortality and expenditure during hospital admission: a cross-sectional study
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    Questions for adjusting confounding factors and definition of BAC-negative patients
    • Junichi Danjo, Assistant professor
    • Other Contributors:
      • Seiya Hagiwara, Takashi Shima, and Junji Kumasawa

    We read the study "Influence of alcohol use on mortality and expenditure during hospital admission: a cross-sectional study" by Y et al. with great interest and appreciate the authors' efforts. The authors demonstrated that patients with alcohol intoxication incurred significantly higher expenditure of hospitalization than those without, even after adjusting for several confounders including sex, age, and comorbidities....

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