Lee JM, Herman WH, McPheeters ML, Gurney JG: An epidemiologic profile of children with diabetes in the U.S. (Brief Report). Diabetes Care 29:420–421, 2006

In the last sentence of the results section of the above-listed article, the odds ratios are reversed. The sentence should therefore read as follows: “Children who were obese (BMI ≥95th percentile for age and sex) had more than twice the odds of having diabetes compared with those who were not overweight (BMI <85th percentile), with a similar magnitude of association in the 6- to 11-year-old age-group (odds ratio [OR] 2.45 [95% CI 1.31–4.60]) and in the 12- to 17-year-old age-group (2.67 [1.57–4.56]).”