June 12, 1995

Statistical Errors in Text and in Table 2.

Arch Intern Med. 1995;155(11):1184. doi:10.1001/archinte.1995.00430110096010

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In the article titled "Flavonoid Intake and Long-term Risk of Coronary Heart Disease and Cancer in the Seven Countries Study," published in the February 27, 1995, Archives (1995;155:381-386), on page 383, left-hand column, the first sentence should read as follows: Mean flavonoid intake was positively associated with percentage of smokers (r=.54, P=.03), with the logarithm of alcohol intake (r=.39, P=.14), and with the intake of β-carotene (r=.30, P=.26), and inversely with the intake of saturated fat (r=-.49, P=.06), dietary fiber (r=-.48, P=.06), ascorbic acid (r=-.42, P=.10), and vitamin E (r=-.32, P=.23). In Table 2, the SFA intake was 21.8 g/d in the cohort in Corfu, Greece; 28.0 g/d in Crete, Greece; 28.4 g/d in Rome railroad, Italy; 39.9 g/d in Dalmatia, Croatia; and 69.1 g/d in Slavonia, Croatia. In addition, Dr Menotti was affiliated with the Laboratory of

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