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April 2003

Error in Percentage Presented

Arch Ophthalmol. 2003;121(4):588. doi:10.1001/archopht.121.4.588

In the editorial titled "Economic Analysis in Eye Disease, " published in the January issue of the ARCHIVES (2003;121:115-116), an incorrect percentage was given in the first sentence of the article. The sentence should have read:"Health care expenditures in the United States will have approached 14% of the gross domestic product in 2002, with the costs of pharmaceuticals and hospital costs among the fastest growing segments of health care costs in the last 5 years.1-3"