January 16, 1991

Incorrect Values in Table

JAMA. 1991;265(3):358. doi:10.1001/jama.1991.03460030064029

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Errors occurred in the Original Contribution entitled "Methods Used to Quit Smoking in the United States: Do Cessation Programs Help?" published in the May 23/30,1990 issue of The Journal (1990;263:2760-2765). In Table 2 on page 2762, the percentages indicating that succeeders had ever been advised by a physician to quit smoking should have been 30.5% (not 74.1%) for "Yes" and 69.5% (not 25.9%) for "No/unknown"; for relapsers the percentages should have been 50.0% (not 69.3%) for "Yes" and 50.0% (not 30.7%) for "No/unknown."

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