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July 4, 1990

Incorrect Values

JAMA. 1990;264(1):38. doi:10.1001/jama.1990.03450010042027

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Two errors occurred in the Original Contribution entitled "Validation of Screening Tools for Identifying Hearing-Impaired Elderly in Primary Care," published in the May 20, 1988, issue of The Journal (1988;259:2875-2878). In Table 5 on page 2878, the sensitivity and specificity values given in columns 2 and 3 for a Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Eldery—Screening Version score greater than 24 should have read as follows: 24% [not 41%] and 98% [not 92%], respectively.