Skip to main content

Erratum to: Horizontal equity in health care utilization in Brazil, 1998-2008

The Original Article was published on 21 June 2012

Abstract

No abstract

Erratum

While the article entitled Horizontal equity in health care utilization in Brazil, 1998-2008 [1] was being prepared for publication, a typographical error was introduced in the methods section. The sentence The HI ranges from 2 to 2 and is positive if there are inequities favoring the more advantaged members (richer) of society, which in these models is measured by family income. should have read: The HI ranges from 1 to 1 and is positive if there are inequities favoring the more advantaged members (richer) of society, which in these models is measured by family income.

References

  1. Macinko J, Lima-Costa MF: Horizontal equity in health care utilization in Brazil, 1998-2008. Int J Equity Health. 2012, 11: 33-10.1186/1475-9276-11-33.

    PubMed Central  PubMed  Article  Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to James Macinko.

Additional information

The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1186/1475-9276-11-33

Rights and permissions

This article is published under license to BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly credited.

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Macinko, J., Lima-Costa, M.F. Erratum to: Horizontal equity in health care utilization in Brazil, 1998-2008. Int J Equity Health 13, 101 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-014-0101-7

Download citation

  • Published:

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-014-0101-7