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Research Article

Combined Impact of Health Behaviours and Mortality in Men and Women: The EPIC-Norfolk Prospective Population Study

  • Kay-Tee Khaw mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: kk101@medschl.cam.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Nicholas Wareham,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council, Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Sheila Bingham,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council, Dunn Nutrition Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Ailsa Welch,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Robert Luben,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Nicholas Day

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: January 08, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050012

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Author's response to "reported plasma vitamin C levels are too high " (Brighenti)

Posted by plosmedicine on 31 Mar 2009 at 00:19 GMT

Author: Kay-Tee Khaw
Position: Professor
Institution: University of Cambridge, Public Health and Primary Care, Clinical Gerontology Unit,
E-mail: kk101@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Submitted Date: February 04, 2008
Published Date: February 4, 2008
This comment was originally posted as a “Reader Response” on the publication date indicated above. All Reader Responses are now available as comments.

I thank the reader for spotting this error; they are absolutely correct. It should indeed be micromoles/L not millimole/lL for the vitamin C and this should be corrected throughout the manuscript.

Note from Editors: we will issue a formal correction of this error.

Competing interests declared: I am the corresponding author of this paper.