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In the Original Investigation titled “Implementation of Lung Cancer Screening in the Veterans Health Administration,”1 published in the March 6, 2017, issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, there was language reporting false-positive findings that must be clarified. In the Results section, first paragraph of the Patient Outcomes subsection, the phrase “The rate of false-positive test results for lung cancer was 97.5%” should more correctly read “The proportion of all positive tests that were falsely positive was 97.5%.” This article has been corrected online. This article was also corrected on March 6, 2017, to fix a typographical error in the Patient Outcomes subsection of the Results section.
Clarification of False-Positive Reporting Language in an Original Investigation. JAMA Intern Med. 2020;180(2):338. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7033
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