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March 8, 2021

Error in Results Data

JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(5):727. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.0340

In the Research Letter titled “Association of Smoking and Cumulative Pack-Year Exposure With COVID-19 Outcomes in the Cleveland Clinic COVID-19 Registry,”1 published online January 25, 2021, there was an error in data reported in the Results section. For heavy smokers who were 1.89 times more likely to die following a coronavirus disease 2019 diagnosis, the correct 95% CI is 1.29 to 2.76. The article has been corrected online.

Lowe  KE, Zein  J, Hatipoğlu  U, Attaway  A.  Association of smoking and cumulative pack-year exposure with COVID-19 outcomes in the Cleveland Clinic COVID-19 registry.   JAMA Intern Med. Published online January 25, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.8360PubMedGoogle Scholar