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

International Journal for Equity in HealthThe official journal of the International Society for Equity in Health201413:101

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

Published: 13 November 2014

The original article was published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:33

Abstract

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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.

Notes

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Nutrition, Food Studies & Public Health, New York University
(2)
Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz and School of Medicine, Federal University of Minas Gerais

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 CentralPubMedView ArticleGoogle Scholar

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