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Cutaneous melanoma attributable to sunbed use: systematic review and meta-analysis

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 13 December 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8503

Corruption of a data file led to the publication of an incorrect summary estimate in this Research paper by Boniol and colleagues (BMJ 2012;345:e4757, doi:10.1136/bmj.e4757). The summary relative risk for first exposure to sunbed use starting before age 35 years is 1.59 (95% confidence interval 1.36 to 1.85) [not 1.87 (1.41 to 2.48)] with no evidence of heterogeneity (I²=3% [not 0%]). The conclusions and the estimation of the burden of sunbed use in Europe remain unchanged.


Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8503

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