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Editor's choice

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 08 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:82

Some errors in the BMJ lie dormant for quite some time before detection, as has happened with a reference cited in Editor's Choice from 10 April 1999 (vol 318). In the first paragraph the image of the “champagne glass of world poverty” was wrongly attributed to a World Bank report. In fact, it can be found in the United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Report 1992 at


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