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February 27, 1987

Incorrect Formula

JAMA. 1987;257(8):1051. doi:10.1001/jama.1987.03390080041025

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An error occurred in the COMMENTARY entitled "The Fetal Tobacco Syndrome," published in the May 24/31 issue of The Journal (1985;253:2998-2999). On page 2999, the formula for the ponderal index given in the fourth complete paragraph in column 1 should have read as follows: "[([weight in g]/[length in cm]3) × 100]."