BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 08 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:911

Relative mortality from overdose from antidepressants

A printer's error, an editorial error, and an authors' error occurred in this article by John A Henry and colleagues (28 January, pp 221-4). In table II the figure for deaths per million prescriptions for tricyclic drugs 1987-92 should have read 34.14 (32.47 to 35.86), and all groups of antidepressants were significant at P<0.001. Table III should have appeared as follows.


Fatal poisonings and deaths per million defined daily doses for deaths from single antidepressants, by groups of drug. Values in parentheses are 95% confidence intervals

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Childhood leukaemia and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma near large rural construction sites, with a comparison with Sellafield nuclear site

An editorial error occurred in this paper by L J Kinlen and colleagues (25 March, pp 763-8). In table VI the heading for the last four columns should be “% Of population resident in parishes [not families] with:”.

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