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Nondisclosure Cited in Iraq Casualties Study

February 03, 2009

In a highly unusual rebuke, the American Association for Public Opinion Research said this morning that the author of a widely debated survey on "excess deaths" in Iraq had violated its code of professional ethics by refusing to disclose details of his work.

In an eight-month investigation, Gilbert Burnham, a faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, "repeatedly refused to make public essential facts about his research on civilian deaths in Iraq," AAPOR said in a statement.

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