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Correction: Iron deficiency was not the major cause of anemia in rural women of reproductive age in Sidama zone, southern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study

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Correction: Iron deficiency was not the major cause of anemia in rural women of reproductive age in Sidama zone, southern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study

  • The PLOS ONE Staff
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There is an error in Table 3. The “Mean” value for “Maize (frequency per week)” is missing. Please see the correct Table 3 here.

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Table 3. Frequency of consumption by women of foods commonly available in Sidama zone, southern Ethiopia (n = 202).

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0189553.t001

There are a number of errors in Table 4. The “Median” values for “Plasma iron (μg/L)”, “Ferritin (μg/L)”, and “Transferrin saturation (%)” are missing. The “Percent” values for “< 8.3” under “sTfR (mg/L)”, “≤ 1.0” under “AGP (g/L)”, and “< 125” under “Hemoglobin (g/L)” are missing. Please see the correct Table 4 here.

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Table 4. Iron status biomarkers and inflammation indicators (CRP and AGP) of rural women from Sidama zone, southern Ethiopia (n = 189–202).

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0189553.t002

The publisher apologizes for the errors.

Reference

  1. 1. Gebreegziabher T, Stoecker BJ (2017) Iron deficiency was not the major cause of anemia in rural women of reproductive age in Sidama zone, southern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE12(9): e0184742. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0184742 pmid:28898272