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September 16, 1992

Errors in Table.

JAMA. 1992;268(11):1414. doi:10.1001/jama.1992.03490110052028

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—In the article entitled "Mortality Among Workers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Evidence of Radiation Effects in Follow-up Through 1984," published in the March 20, 1991, issue of The Journal (1991;265:1397-1402), a number of errors occurred in the three bottom rows in the "Leukemia" category in Table 4, on page 1399. The values under the "Leukemia" heading in the first column should be 0, 5, and 10 (not 0,10, and 20); the values under "Increase, %" in the second column should be 2.60,2.93, and 3.75 (not 6.38, 6.88, and 9.15); the values under "SE" in the third column should be 3.95, 4.01, and 4.05 (not 10.71,10.93, and 11.07); the values under "χ2 (1 df)" in the fourth column should be 0.4, 0.5, and 0.7 (not 0.0, 0.0, and 0.6); and the values under "P value" in the fifth column should be.53,.48, and.40 (not 1.0,1.0, and.44). The leukemia results reported in