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Preventing childhood obesity by reducing consumption of carbonated drinks: cluster randomised controlled trial

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 20 May 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1236

Two errors crept into table 2 of the full version (on only) of this paper by Janet James and colleagues (22 May, p 1237). Firstly, the parentheses should be around the second set of values (which are the percentages) not the first set of values (which are the numbers). Secondly, the control girls consumed 95 (not 5) glasses of carbonated drinks in three days. The authors also want to make clear that data in the table relate to overweight children who fall between the 91st and 98th centiles and to obese children above the 98th centile.


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