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Erratum to: Inequity in waiting for cataract surgery - an analysis of data from the Swedish National Cataract Register

  • Goldina Smirthwaite1Email author,
  • Mats Lundström2,
  • Barbro Wijma3,
  • Nina Lykke4 and
  • Katarina Swahnberg1
International Journal for Equity in HealthThe official journal of the International Society for Equity in Health201615:63

Received: 5 April 2016

Accepted: 6 April 2016

Published: 11 April 2016

The original article was published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2016 15:10

Unfortunately, after publication of this article [1], it was noticed that Figure 3 (Fig. 1 here) contained an error. The axis labels for the x axis allowed overlapping of the groups of data. The corrected figure can be seen below and the original article has been updated to reflect this change.
Fig. 1

Average time on waiting list Women and men in groups defined by income



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Health and Caring Sciences, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Linnaeus University
Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University
Department of Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Linköping University


  1. Smirthwaite G, Lundström M, Wijma B, Lykke N, Swahnberg K. Inequity in waiting for cataract surgery - an analysis of data from the Swedish National Cataract Register. Int J Equity Health. 2016;15:10. doi:10.1186/s12939-016-0302-3.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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