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Correction to: HbA1c versus oral glucose tolerance test as a method to diagnose diabetes mellitus in vascular surgery patients

The original article was published in Cardiovascular Diabetology 2013 12:79

Correction to: Cardiovasc Diabetol (2013) 12:79

The authors found errors in Table 1 after publication of the original article [1].

The correct values for medical history of coronary artery disease (CAD) at baseline are 110 (40%) of all patients, 54(35.5%) of patients categorized as having normoglycaemia, 42(46.7%) of patients categorized as having intermediate hyperglycaemia, and 14 (42.4%) of patients categorized as having DM.

All presented numbers and calculations in Table 1 are checked. No other errors were found. The presented errors did not affect results, scientific content or conclusions.

The corrected Table 1 is presented in this erratum.

Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study population

The authors apologize for having presented this error in the original article.


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    Hjellestad ID, Astor MC, Nilsen RM, Softeland E, Jonung T. HbA1c versus oral glucose tolerance test as a method to diagnose diabetes mellitus in vascular surgery patients. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2013;12:79.

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