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April 9, 2018

Correcting Errors That Modify Descriptive Statistics

Author Affiliations
  • 1Corporal Michael Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 2Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 3Division of General Internal Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
JAMA Intern Med. Published online April 9, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.1447

To the Editor Our article titled “Association of Rideshare-Based Transportation Services and Missed Primary Care Appointments: A Clinical Trial”1 was published in the March 2018 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine. It showed that Medicaid patients offered rideshare-based transportation services did not have significantly different missed appointment rates compared with controls. We are writing to inform readers that we have identified 2 errors.2

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