In the AHA Statistical Update by Rosamond et al, “Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2007 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee,” which published ahead of print on December 28, 2006, and appeared in the February 6, 2007, online issue of the journal (Circulation. 2007;115:e69–e171), several corrections were needed.
On page e69 in the author list and on page e171 in the Writing Group Disclosure table, Dr Kissela’s first name was misspelled as Bret. The correct spelling is Brett.
In Chapter 12, the data in chart 12-3 on page e142 were incorrect when published.
For the data in the 6–11 range, 1971–74 was 4.3 and should have been 4; 1976–80 was 6.6 and should have been 6.5; 1988–94 was 11.6 and should have been 11.3; and 2001–2004 was 18.7 and should have been 17.5.
For the data in the 12–19 range, 1971–74 was 3.6 and should have been 6.1; 1976–80 was 6.4 and should have been 5; 1988–94 was 11 and should have been 10.5; and 2001–2004 was 16.3 and should have been 17.