Erratum: Waist circumference and body mass index in Chinese children: cutoff values for predicting cardiovascular risk factors

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Correction to: International Journal of Obesity advance online publication, 5 September 2006; doi:10.1038/sj.ijo.0803452

Since the above publication the authors have noticed an error in the legend of Figure 3. The following sentence should appear in the legend of Figure 4, ‘Bogalusa data (US White and US Black) and HK (Chinese) data from the present study-both using three of the six risk factors and other quintiles’.

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50th percentile for WC. (a) Girls and (b) boys.

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WC thresholds for predicting high CV risk (a) girls and (b) boys. Bogalusa data (US White and US Black)34 and HK (Chinese) data from the present study-both using three of the six risk factors and outer quintiles.

The correct versions of Figure 3 and Figure 4 and their legends are shown here:

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Sung, R., Yu, C., Choi, K. et al. Erratum: Waist circumference and body mass index in Chinese children: cutoff values for predicting cardiovascular risk factors. Int J Obes 31, 567 (2007) doi:10.1038/sj.ijo.0803540

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