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Validation of the Hasford score in a demographic study in chronic granulocytic leukaemia
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    [Error figure 1] Sokal Score Formula
    • Jim CANET, Epidemiologist intern niversity of Bordeaux, ISPED, Centre INSERM U1219-Bordeaux Population Health Research, Bordeaux, France.

    Good Morning,

    I just want to put out a typo in figure (1) : the sokal score formula should be : exp(0.0116*(age - 43.4 ) + ... and not exp(0.0116*(age - 4.34 ) +... .

    If you use 4.34 all you patients will be in "High Risk Group".

    source : Sokal JE, Cox EB, Baccarani M, Tura S, Gomez GA, Robertson JE, et al. Prognostic discrimination in « good-risk » chronic granulocytic leukemia. Blood. 1 avr 1984;63(4):789‑99.
    http://www.bloodjournal.org/content/63/4/789.long?sso-checked=true

    Sincerely

    Jim Canet

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