October 1975

Paragraph and Table Omitted.

Am J Dis Child. 1975;129(10):1191. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1975.02120470041010

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In the artide, "Survival and Physical Growth in Infancy and Early Childhood: Study of Birth Weight and Gestational Age in a Guatemalan Indian Village," published in the May Journal (129:561-566, 1975), two omissions occurred.

On page 563, the following should have appeared as the first paragraph after the centerhead "Survival": "A direct correlation was noted between birth weight and survival in the first year of life. Whereas only one half of the infants of less than 2,000 gm birth weight survived the first year of life, all those of 3,000 gm or more lived through that period. Survival during the neonatal period seemed to be associated with large weights (< 2,750 gm, Table 3). There were two deaths in infants of more than 2,750 gm, precipitated by infectious diseases."

In the seventh line of the copy in the next paragraph, the parenthetical reference to Table 3, should have been to

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