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Firearm-Related Hunting Accidents in Denmark

Therbo, Matthias MD; Von Der Osten, Christian MD

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The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care: December 2009 - Volume 67 - Issue 6 - p 1265-1269
doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3181b00f6c



The authors of an article in the December 2009 issue of The Journal of Trauma would like to correct the odds ratio value cited in a table.

In the original article, indicates that the odds-ratio calculated risk of being witness to or directly involved in a hunting-related accident when consuming more than two units of alcohol is 0.47. However, this value is incorrect, due to use of the wrong reference category in the logistic regression analysis.

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After manually recalculating this odds ratio, the authors have since found that increased alcohol intake significantly increases risk of involvement with a hunting-related accident (OR: 2.11, CL: 1.12–3.76, 95% CI). The relevant section of in the published article should read:

This error has been noted in the online version of the article, which is available at

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 74(6):1608, June 2013.

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.