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Shufelt CL, Bairey Merz CN. Contraceptive hormone use and cardiovascular disease. J Am Coll Cardiol 2009;53:221–31.
In this article, on page 221, third paragraph, first sentence: “Conversely, recently published data on mortality from cardiovascular disease has shown that since the year 2000, mortality rates have increasedin women between the ages of 35 and 44 years compared with decreases in all other age groups” should have included the below reference:
Ford ES, Capewell S. Coronary heart disease mortality among young adults in the U.S. from 1980 through 2002: concealed leveling of mortality rates. J Am Coll Cardiol 2007;50:2128–32.
The authors apologize for this error.
- American College of Cardiology Foundation