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August 1988

Errata Corrected

Author Affiliations

Department of Psychiatry University of Iowa 500 Newton Rd Iowa City, IA 52242
Department of Psychiatry The Jewish Hospital PO Box 14109 216 S Kingshighway St Louis, MO 63110
New York State Psychiatric Institute 722 West 168th St New York, NY 10032
Department of Psychiatry University of Minnesota Box 393 Mayo Memorial Building 420 Delaware St SE Minneapolis, MN 55455

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1988;45(8):776. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1988.01800320094015

To the Editor.—  Dr Jonathan Stewart of the New York State Psychiatric Institute has brought to our attention an error that appeared in our article.1 In Table 7, there was a misprint; the P value produced when unipolar depression is defined as need for hospitalization should have been.0931 rather than.0031. In addition, in that table, a colon was inadvertently inserted for a period in the typesetting process. The numbers in the last column of that table should have read 1.2, 1.4, etc, rather than 1:2, 1:4, etc. The insertion of colons erroneously gives the impression of higher unipolar-bipolar ratios than actually exist.We appreciate having an opportunity to clarify these points.

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