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Heterogeneity of coronary heart disease risk factors in Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, and European origin populations; cross sectional study

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 28 August 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:546

Several errors occurred in table 6 of the paper by R Bhopal et al (24 July, pp 215-20) because of an editorial mistake. The correct table appears below. The authors would also like to point out that the first key message (which was inserted editorially as a background statement) is not a finding of their study and that their results undermine the statement.

Table 6.

Ethnic group with highest risk profile for various coronary heart disease risk factors: comparison of Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, and Europeans separately and of South Asians combined with Europeans

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