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Occupation and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Meta-analysis Erratum

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine: January 2018 - Volume 60 - Issue 1 - p e74
doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001219

In the article by Schwartz et al in the June issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the references cited in Figures 2 and 3 were omitted from the article and are being published via this erratum.1

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1. Schwartz DA, Vinnikov D, Blanc PD. Occupation and obstructive sleep apnea: a meta-analysis. J Occup Environ Med 2017; 59:502–508.
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