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Article
October 21, 1992

Incorrect Statements.

JAMA. 1992;268(15):2034. doi:10.1001/jama.1992.03490150086029

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Abstract

—Some incorrect statements occurred in the Original Contribution entitled "RJR Nabisco's Cartoon Camel Promotes Camel Cigarettes to Children," published in the December 11, 1991, issue of The JOURNAL (1991;266:3149-3153). On page 3150, the sentence that begins in the last line of the first column should have read, "Children were considered to be smokers if they considered themselves to be smokers, or if they indicated that they smoked once a month or more frequently [not 'Children were considered to be smokers if they had smoked one or more cigarettes during the previous week.']." The results reported in JAMA were derived from a questionnaire that defined a smoker as a child who either self-designated as a smoker or reported he or she smoked once a month or more frequently. The results and conclusions in the study remain the same. On page 3152, in the middle column, the sentence that begins in the

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