2004 Surgeon General's Report: Errata Notice



The Web version has been corrected and subsequent printed copies will be correct.

The Health Consequences of Smoking: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2004.

Page 75

Page 75 (Table 2.3), under the column “Risk estimates (95% CI)”, the section headed Cigarettes/day should read:

1–10 cigarettes/day
11–20 cigarettes/day
RR=3.5 (2.6–4.8)
≥21 cigarettes/day
RR=6.6 (4.2–10.3)

Page 527

Left column, last complete sentence in the first paragraph should read: “LBW is a leading cause of infant deaths (Martin et al. 2002).”

Page 858

Right column, first sentence in last paragraph should read: “Smoking caused an estimated total of 263,600 deaths in males and 176,500 deaths in females (total of 440,100) in the United States each year from 1995-1999 (Table 7.3).”


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