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Correction: Long-Term Benefits of Smoking Cessation on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Health-Related Quality of Life

  • Yukie Kohata,
  • Yasuhiro Fujiwara,
  • Takanori Watanabe,
  • Masanori Kobayashi,
  • Yasuhiko Takemoto,
  • Noriko Kamata,
  • Hirokazu Yamagami,
  • Tetsuya Tanigawa,
  • Masatsugu Shiba,
  • Toshio Watanabe,
  • Kazunari Tominaga,
  • Taichi Shuto,
  • Tetsuo Arakawa

Correction: Long-Term Benefits of Smoking Cessation on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Health-Related Quality of Life

  • Yukie Kohata, 
  • Yasuhiro Fujiwara, 
  • Takanori Watanabe, 
  • Masanori Kobayashi, 
  • Yasuhiko Takemoto, 
  • Noriko Kamata, 
  • Hirokazu Yamagami, 
  • Tetsuya Tanigawa, 
  • Masatsugu Shiba, 
  • Toshio Watanabe
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There is an error in the Results subsection of the Abstract as well as third paragraph of the Results section. In both of these instances, 43.9% should be 43.1%.

There is an error in the caption of Fig 3. The authors have provided a corrected caption for Fig 3 here.

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Fig 3. Prevalence of GERD at baseline and 1 year after attempted smoking cessation.

The number of patients that experienced improvement in GERD was significantly higher in the success group (43.1%) than in the failure group (18.2%). Seven (7.8%) of the patients within the success group and 2 (7.1%) of the 28 patients within the failure group newly developed GERD at 1 year after the treatment.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150554.g001

Reference

  1. 1. Kohata Y, Fujiwara Y, Watanabe T, Kobayashi M, Takemoto Y, Kamata N, et al. (2016) Long-Term Benefits of Smoking Cessation on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Health-Related Quality of Life. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0147860. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147860. pmid:26845761