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‘Blue Sky’ epidemiology: definition, examples and a plea for understanding


  • Funding: David Whiteman is supported by a Future Fellowship (ID FT0990987) from the Australian Research Council.

  • Disclaimer: the genesis of this essay lies in a plenary presentation to the Public Health Association of Australia, Canberra, ACT, Australia in September 2009.

Correspondence to: David Whiteman, Cancer Control Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, 300 Herston Rd, Herston, Queensland 4006; e-mail: David.Whiteman@qimr.edu.au

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