Face mask and Covid-19 (DANMASK study): a Bayesian interpretation

In the famous study, DANMASK, the authors conclude that wearing surgical mask together with social distancing practice did not reduce the risk of SARS-Cov-2 infection. However, using a Bayesian inference, I show that their result is consistent with a risk reduction of up to 28%.

Rarely a scientific study generates a lot of controversies, but that is the case for the DANMASK study [1]. In this study, the authors found that face mask wearing did not reduce the risk of infection with SARS-Cov-2 (odds ratio, 0.82; 95% CI…

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Tuan Nguyen

osteoporosis | epidemiology | genetics | biostatistics | data enthusiast