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July 2018

Clarifications in Abstract and Key Points

JAMA Psychiatry. 2018;75(7):759. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.1696

In the Original Investigation titled “Individual and Area-Based Socioeconomic Factors Associated With Dementia Incidence in England: Evidence From a 12-Year Follow-up in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing,”1 published online May 16, 2018, there were ambiguous statements in the Abstract and Key Points that affected the interpretation of findings. In the Results section of the Abstract, the third sentence should read, “In the cohort born between 1926 and 1943, the hazard of developing dementia was 1.68 times higher ….” In the Findings section of the Key Points, the first sentence should read, “This longitudinal cohort study found that lower wealth in late life ….” This article was corrected online.

Cadar  D, Lassale  C, Davies  H, Llewellyn  DJ, Batty  GD, Steptoe  A.  Individual and area-based socioeconomic factors associated with dementia incidence in England: evidence from a 12-year follow-up in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing  [published online May 16, 2018].  JAMA Psychiatry. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.1012Google Scholar