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Dear Readers, Please note that in Table 1 of the Clinical Investigation section of the paper, Sakamoto Y, Ebihara S, Ebihara T, et al. Fall prevention using olfactory stimulation with lavender odor in elderly nursing home residents: A randomized controlled trial. J Am Geriatr Soc 2012;60:1005–1011, there were errors in the number and percent of females in the placebo and the lavender groups, and for those taking five or more medications in the lavender group, there was an error in the percent calculation. The correct Table 1 is as follows:

Table 1. Baseline Characteristics of Participants (n = 145)
CharacteristicPlacebo, n = 72Lavender, n = 73P-value
  1. SD, standard deviation.

  2. a

    Mann-Whitney U-test.

  3. b

    Chi-square test.

  4. c

    Fisher exact test.

  5. d

    Moving to the bathroom.

Age
Mean ± SD84.1 ± 7.784.2 ± 7.8.93a
≥75 years, n (%)62(86.1)64(87.7).81b
Female, n (%)59(81.9)59(80.8)>.99b
Comorbidity, n (%)
History of stroke23(31.9)24(32.9)>.99b
Diabetes mellitus12(16.7)18(24.7).31b
Osteoarthritis1(1.4)1(1.4)>.99c
Parkinson's disease1(1.4)1(1.4)>.99c
Visual impairment6(8.3)10(13.7).42b
Barthel Index, mean ± SD49.6 ± 19.250.3 ± 18.5.82a
Mini-Mental State Examination
Score, mean ± SD14.6 ± 8.115.3 ± 8.4.51a
<24, n (%)59(81.9)60(82.2)>.99b
Cohen-Mansfield AgitationInventory
Score, mean ± SD24.6 ± .924.2 ± .2.61a
≥23, n (%)18(25.0)23(31.5).46b
Vitality Index, mean ± SD8.1 ± 1.98.1 ± 2.0.73a
History of falls, n%30(41.7)31(42.5)>.99b
History of recurrent falls, n(%)11(15.3)10(13.7).49b
Transfer risk, n (%)34(47.2)41(56.1).32b
Mobility statusd, n (%)
Walk without aids52(72.2)53(72.6).88b
Walk with aids16(22.2)17(23.3)
Use a wheelchair4(5.6)3(4.1)
Number of medications,
Mean ± SD4.9 ± 2.75.0 ± 2.3.85a
≥5, n (%)37(51.4)37(50.7)>.99b
Prescription medication, n (%)
Tranquilizer15(20.8)10(13.7).28b
Antidepressant1(1.4)2(2.7)>.99c
Yokukansan6(8.3)5(6.8).77b
Diuretics11(15.3)15(20.5).52b
Antihypertensive43(59.7)45(61.6).87b
Antidiabetic drugs7(9.7)11(15.1).45b