Errata: Vol. 65, No. 19
Weekly / May 27, 2016 / 65(20);524
In the report, “Prevalence of Doctor-Diagnosed Arthritis at State and County Levels — United States, 2014,” multiple errors occurred.
On page 491, the third sentence of the second paragraph should have read, “In 2014, 47 states, DC, and Puerto Rico had an age-standardized prevalence of doctor-diagnosed arthritis of ≥20%, and four states had an age-standardized prevalence of arthritis of ≥30% (Table 2).”
On page 491, the first sentence under Discussion should have read, “In 2014 doctor-diagnosed arthritis was common in the 50 states and DC (age-standardized median prevalence = 24.0%), affecting at least one in five adults in 47 states, DC, and Puerto Rico and nearly one in three adults in four states.”
On page 492, in “TABLE 2. Weighted unadjusted and age-standardized prevalence of doctor-diagnosed arthritis* among adults aged ≥18 years, by state/area — Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, United States,† 2014,” the values for Guam and Puerto Rico should have read as follows:
|State/Area||No.||Weighted no. in population (in 1,000s)§||Unadjusted
% (95% CI)
% (95% CI)
|Guam||432||17||15.7 (13.9–17.6)||18.0 (16.2–20.0)|
|Puerto Rico||1,990||689||24.6 (23.3–5.8)||22.4 (21.3–23.5)|
Suggested citation for this article: Errata: Vol. 65, No. 19. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:524. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6520a7external icon.
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