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Why do children have chronic abdominal pain, and what happens to them when they grow up? Population based cohort study

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 28 August 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:500

An error we made five years ago has just surfaced. In this article by Matthew Hotopf and colleagues (BMJ 1998;316: 1196-2000), we got a number wrong in the Results section. The final sentence of the first paragraph should start: “Of the risk set, 52 [not 32] were followed up to the age of 36 years.”


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