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Hautala L., Junnila J., Helenius H., Väänänen A.-M., Liuksila P.-R., Räihä H., Välimäki M. and Saarijärvi S. (2008) Adolescents with fluctuating symptoms of eating disorders: a 1-year prospective study. Journal of Advanced Nursing 62(6), 674–680.

In the above article, incorrect data were published in Table 3. The corrected data are presented in bold in Table 1 below.

Table 1. Characteristics and comparisons of the noEDS, EDS12, EDS1 and EDS2 groups at time 2 (P value) based on Fisher's exact test
FactornoEDSEDS12EDS1EDS2Comparisons
(n = 306)(n = 19)(n = 23)(n = 24) noEDS vs.EDS12 vs.
n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)EDS12EDS1EDS2EDS1EDS2
  1. noEDS, no self-reported eating disorder symptoms at time 1 or at time 2; EDS12, self-reported eating disorder symptoms both at time 1 and at time 2; EDS1, self-reported eating disorder symptoms only at time 1; EDS2, self-reported eating disorder symptoms only at time 2; RW, relative weight.

Biological factors
Relative weight
Normal weight218 (72)12 (63)14 (61)9 (43)0·4630·2890·0141·0000·225
Underweight1 (<1)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
Overweight82 (27)7 (37)9 (39)12 (57)
Change in RW
Within ± 10%259 (86)17 (89)15 (68)15 (71)0·0290·0420·0380·0260·204
Decrease > 10% 5 (2)2 (11)1 (5)2 (10)
Increase > 10% 35 (12)0 (0)6 (27)4 (19)
Psychological factors
Depressiveness
Yes13 (4)4 (22)1 (4) 4 (18)0·010 1·000 0·021 0·1501·000
No291 (96)14 (78)22 (96)18 (82)
Anxiety
Yes35 (12)8 (42)4 (17) 7 (30)0·0010·4990·0170·0980·525
No270 (88)11 (58)19 (83)16 (70)
Dissatisfaction with appearance
Yes19 (6)7 (39)1 (4)9 (41) <0·0011·000<0·0010·0131·000
No287 (94)11 (61)22 (96) 13 (59)
Dissatisfaction with weight
Yes35 (18)10 (77)5 (29)9 (75)<0·0010·325<0·0010·0251·000
No163 (82)3 (23)12 (71)3 (25)
Loneliness
Yes6 (3)1 (8)0 (0)3 (25)0·3521·0000·0090·4330·322
No200 (97)12 (92)17 (100)9 (75)
Stress
Yes25 (12)3 (23)3 (17)5 (42)0·2240·4800·0140·6760·411
No180 (88)10 (77)15 (83)7 (58)
Health complaints
None128 (62)4 (31) 10 (56)4 (33)0·0330·6930·0040·4940·463
One or two 67 (33)7 (54)7 (39)4 (33)
Three or more 10 (5)2 (15)1 (5)4 (33)

The authors apologize for this error.