Incorrect graph and wording: In “Avoidable hospitalisation in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory” in the 18 May 2009 issue of the Journal (Med J Aust 2009; 190: 532-536), there was an error in Box 4 (Li et al). In the panels headed “25–44 years” and “45 years and over”, the lines representing Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal rates were transposed. The correct version of Box 4 appears here.
“Although total average avoidable hospitalisation rates were higher in Aboriginal than non-Aboriginal people in the NT, the largest differences were observed in the age groups 25–44 and 45–64 years (Box 1).”
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