Correction and Republication: Abortion Surveillance — United States, 2014
Weekly / November 23, 2018 / 67(46);1302
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On November 24, 2017, MMWR published “Abortion Surveillance — United States, 2014” (1). On August 6, 2018, the authors informed MMWR about inadvertent errors in the data that resulted in publication of some erroneous numbers for gestational ages and abortion ratios throughout the report. The authors have corrected these errors and confirm that the interpretation or the conclusions of the original report have not changed. Additional text has been added to clarify how CDC adjusts gestational age data. In accordance with December 2017 guidance from the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (2), MMWR is republishing the corrected report. The republished report has supplementary materials that include the original report with these corrections and additional text clearly marked (3).
- Jatlaoui TC, Shah J, Mandel MG, et al. Abortion surveillance—United States, 2014. MMWR Surveill Summ 2017;66(No. SS-24). CrossRefexternal icon PubMedexternal icon
- International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). Corrections, retractions, republications and version control. Vancouver, British Columbia: International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE); 2017. http://www.icmje.org/recommendations/browse/publishing-and-editorial-issues/corrections-and-version-control.htmlexternal icon
- Jatlaoui TC, Shah J, Mandel MG, et al. Abortion surveillance—United States, 2014. MMWR Surveill Summ 2018;66(No. SS-25). CrossRefexternal icon PubMedexternal icon
Suggested citation for this article: Correction and Republication: Abortion Surveillance — United States, 2014. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2018;67:1302. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6746a5external icon.
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