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June 14, 1999

Error in Cutoff Points

Arch Intern Med. 1999;159(11):1176. doi:10.1001/archinte.159.11.1176

In the article titled "Price of Adaptation–Allostatic Load and Its Health Consequences" by Seeman et al published in the October 27, 1997, issue of the ARCHIVES (1997;157:2259-2268), the lowest cutoff points listed on page 2261 were incorrect. The correct cutoff points are as follows:

Lowest HDL cholesterol level (≤1.45 mmol/L [≤37 mg/dL]) DHEA-S level (≤2.5 µmol/L [≤350 ng/mL])

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