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August 11, 1993

Error in Calculation.

JAMA. 1993;270(6):710. doi:10.1001/jama.1993.03510060056033

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Abstract

—In the Original Contribution entitled "HIV Infection as Leading Cause of Death Among Young Adults in US Cities and States," published in the June 16, 1993, issue of THE JOURNAL (1993;269:2991-2994), an error occurred in determining the number of states in which human immunodeficiency virus infection was the leading cause of death among persons aged 25 to 44 years in certain minority racial/ethnic groups. On page 2993, beginning with the third sentence of the second paragraph under "States," the text should read as follows: "Among young black men, HIV infection was the leading cause of death in nine [not eight] of 36 states.... Among young Hispanic men, HIV infection was the leading cause of death in eight [not seven] of 25 states.... Among young Hispanic women, HIV infection was the leading cause of death in four [not two] of 12 states, causing 23% (nine of 39) of deaths in Connecticut,

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