Correction to: Genetics in Medicine 19:2017; https://doi.org/10.1038/gim.2016.182; published online 08 December 2016
This is not a correction for some minor errors in the paper. This was caused by a coding error revealed by the statistical review of a later paper of the same study. The corrections are as follows: The odds ratio (OR) in the text for the effect of enrollment type on compliance with counseling is 2.26 (the p value is unchanged, p = 0.01). For factors affecting response to the first questionnaire (Q1), the ORs that were indicated as ~1 are 1.29 for suggestive family history, and 1.62 for type of enrollment (this is alluded to in the Discussion). The p values are unchanged (0.03 and <0.001 respectively). In Table 4, the likelihood of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) affected Impact of Events Scale (IES) score by 1.5 points (p value = 0.01). There are no changes to the level of statistical significance nor to the conclusions of the paper.
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Lieberman, S., Tomer, A., Ben-Chetrit, A. et al. Correction: Population screening for BRCA1/BRCA2 founder mutations in Ashkenazi Jews: proactive recruitment compared with self-referral. Genet Med 22, 672 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41436-019-0734-4