Corrigendum to “Morbidity and mortality of very low birth weight infants in Taiwan—Changes in 15 years: A population based study” [Journal of the Formosan Medical Association 115 (2016) 1039–1045](S0929664616303461)(10.1016/j.jfma.2016.10.011)

Taiwan Premature Infant Follow-up Network

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In the sentence “The mortality rate steadily increased with time among all birth body weight and all GA groups during the study period (Table 3). Overall, the mortality rates of VLBW infants at discharge were 76.4%, 81.5%, and 85.1% in the three successive periods” under the section head Neonatal morbidity and mortality, the terms ‘mortality rates’ and ‘mortality rate’ should be replaced by ‘survival rates’ and ‘survival rate’. The correct sentence should read as “The survival rate steadily increased with time among all birth body weight and all GA groups during the study period (Table 3). Overall, the survival rates of VLBW infants at discharge were 76.4%, 81.5%, and 85.1% in the three successive periods.” The authors apologize for the error and inconvenience caused.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)494
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of the Formosan Medical Association
Volume116
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jun

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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