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%.
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.
Citation: Kohata Y, Fujiwara Y, Watanabe T, Kobayashi M, Takemoto Y, Kamata N, et al. (2016) Correction: Long-Term Benefits of Smoking Cessation on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Health-Related Quality of Life. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0150554. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150554
Published: March 1, 2016
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