Reply to post: Correlation vs Causation

Good news, everyone! Two pints a day keep heart problems at bay

Nick Kew Silver badge

Correlation vs Causation

Sorry, the study as quoted here and elsewhere I've encountered only addresses correlation. No suggestion that drinking is actually good for you (causation). It leaves open alternative hypotheses, like the teetotallers sampled including disproportionately many who where teetotal precisely because they were (already) too ill to drink.

Unless someone knows more than has been reported?

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