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Errata: MMWR Vol. 59, No. 1

In the report, "'Choking Game' Awareness and Participation Among 8th Graders --- Oregon, 2008," on page 5, errors occurred in the ordering of the reference list. The list should read as follows:

References

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  3. Urkin J, Merrick J. The choking game or suffocation roulette in adolescence. Int J Adolesc Med Health 2006;18:207--8.
  4. CDC. Unintentional strangulation deaths from the "choking game" among youths aged 6--19 years---United States, 1995--2007. MMWR 2008;57:141--4.
  5. Ullrich NJ, Bergin AM, Goodkin HP. "The choking game": self-induced hypoxia presenting as recurrent seizurelike events. Epilepsy Behav 2008;12:486--8
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  7. Le D, Macnab AJ. Self strangulation by hanging from cloth towel dispensers in Canadian schools. Inj Prev 2001;7:231--3.
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