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Depression as a risk factor for ischaemic heart disease in men: population based case-control study

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 18 July 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:185

Two errors occurred in this article by Julia Hippisley-Cox and colleagues (6 June, pp 1714-9). The fourth sentence of the results in the abstract should have read: “Men with ischaemic heart disease had a higher risk of subsequent depression [not ischaemic heart disease] than men without ischaemic heart disease (adjusted 2.34; 1.34 to 4.10; P=0.003).” The first line of the footnotes to tables 3 and 4 should have read: “Model adjusted for smoking status, hypertension, diabetes, and deprivation score [not depression score].”


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