Erratum: Vol. 65, Nos. 50 & 51

Article Metrics
Altmetric:
Related Materials

In the report “Increases in Drug and Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths — United States, 2010–2015” in both “TABLE 1. Number and age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths* involving natural and semisynthetic opioids and methadone,§,¶ by sex, age group, race/ethnicity,** U.S. Census region, and selected states†† — United States, 2014 and 2015,” and in “TABLE 2. Number and age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths* involving synthetic opioids other than methadone and heroin,§,¶ by sex, age group, race/ethnicity,** U.S. Census region, and selected states†† — United States, 2014 and 2015,” the seventh footnote (§§) should have read as follows: “Statistically significant at p<0.05 level. Nonoverlapping confidence intervals based on the gamma method were used if the number of deaths was <100 in 2014 or 2015, and z-tests were used if the number of deaths was ≥100 in both 2014 and 2015.”


Suggested citation for this article: Erratum: Vol. 65, Nos. 50 & 51. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2017;66:35. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6601a10External.

MMWR and Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report are service marks of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Use of trade names and commercial sources is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
References to non-CDC sites on the Internet are provided as a service to MMWR readers and do not constitute or imply endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CDC or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CDC is not responsible for the content of pages found at these sites. URL addresses listed in MMWR were current as of the date of publication.

All HTML versions of MMWR articles are generated from final proofs through an automated process. This conversion might result in character translation or format errors in the HTML version. Users are referred to the electronic PDF version (https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr) and/or the original MMWR paper copy for printable versions of official text, figures, and tables.

Questions or messages regarding errors in formatting should be addressed to mmwrq@cdc.gov.

View Page In:Cdc-pdf
Page last reviewed: January 12, 2017