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Doubeni CA, Laiyemo AO, Major JM, Schootman M, Lian M, Park Y, Graubard BI, Hollenbeck AR, and Sinha R. Socioeconomic status and the risk of colorectal cancer: An analysis of more than a half million adults in the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study. Cancer doi: 10.1002/cncr.26677.

There were a number of errors in this article, within the text, Figure 1, and Table 4. The changes are noted below and the corrected figure and table also appear below.

Table  . 
Where in the paperOld text (change from)New (Change to)
Abstract -1st line in RESULTS 46.6%44.6%
Page 6 -3rd line below the Figures 35763420
-3rd line below the Figures 0.8% (n = 59)2.8% (n = 215)
Page 6 - last paragraph under Association with CRC Incidence -Line 8IRR, 1.27; 95% CI, 1.10-1.46IRR, 1.23; 95% CI, 1.07-1.42
-Line 131.19 (95% CI, 1.03-1.37)1.16 (95% CI, 1.00-1.34)

Table 4 Changes

Table  . 
 Old New
 Right Colon, 3576 Cases Right Colon, 3420 Cases
Education  
Postgraduate, ref  
College degree1.05 (0.94-1.17)No change
Some college1.02 (0.92-1.14)1.03 (0.93-1.15)
Posthigh school1.08 (0.95-1.22)1.06 (0.93-1.21)
High school1.00 (0.89-1.11)1.00 (0.89-1.12)
<12 years1.07 (0.93-1.24)1.06 (0.91-1.23)
P for trend0.7700.724
Neighborhood deprivation  
Q1, least deprived, ref  
Q20.93 (0.85-1.02)0.93 (0.84-1.02)
Q31.02 (0.93-1.12)1.01 (0.91-1.11)
Q41.02 (0.92-1.14)0.99 (0.89-1.11)
Q5, most deprived1.08 (0.94-1.25)1.06 (0.92-1.23)
P for trend0.1700.304

The authors regret these errors.

Figure 1 Changes

Table  . 
 OldNew
Figure 1a bottom row 6.5, 7.3, 7.3, 8.1, 7.7, 9.86.2, 6.9, 6.9, 7.5,7.2, 9.1
Figure 1b bottom row 6.8, 6.5, 7.4, 7.3, 8.0
Table 4. Adjusted Association Between Neighborhood Deprivation, Education, and Colorectal Cancer Incidence by Tumor Location, National Institutes of Health-AARP Study, 1995-2006
Socioeconomic MeasureIncidence Rate Ratio (95% CI) by Tumor Locationa
Right Colon, 3420 CasesLeft Colon, 2050 CasesRectum, 1991 Cases
  • Abbreviations: CI, confidence interval; Q, quintile; ref, referent.

  • a

    Estimates were obtained from Poisson regression models that simultaneously adjusted for age, sex, race and ethnicity, family history of colorectal cancer, state of residence, behavioral factors, neighborhood socioeconomic status, and education.

Education   
Postgraduate, ref
College degree1.05 (0.94-1.17)1.16 (1.00-1.35)1.02 (0.87-1.19)
Some college1.03 (0.93-1.15)1.19 (1.03-1.37)1.30 (1.12-1.50)
Posthigh school1.06 (0.93-1.21)1.36 (1.15-1.61)1.26 (1.06-1.51)
High school1.00 (0.89-1.12)1.30 (1.12-1.51)1.40 (1.21-1.63)
<12 years1.06 (0.91-1.23)1.29 (1.06-1.56)1.36 (1.11-1.65)
P for trend0.724<0.001<0.001
Neighborhood deprivation   
Q1, least deprived, ref
Q20.93 (0.84-1.02)1.01 (0.89-1.14)1.11 (0.98-1.26)
Q31.01 (0.91-1.11)1.14 (1.00-1.29)1.10 (0.96-1.26)
Q40.99 (0.89-1.11)0.99 (0.86-1.15)1.20 (1.04-1.39)
Q5, most deprived1.06 (0.92-1.23)1.18 (0.98-1.43)1.31 (1.08-1.59)
P for trend0.3040.1500.060