Correction to: British Journal of Cancer (2006) 95, 87–90. doi:10.1038/sj.bjc.6603175

Owing to an author error, the final paragraph within the results section of this paper quoted erroneous P-values. The final sentence of the Results section should read:

‘Rates were somewhat higher in deprived areas, but this trend is only significant for females (P-values for trend: 0.199 and 0.043, for males and females, respectively).’