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        In an article entitled “Delivery Rates for Preventive Services in 44 Midwestern Clinics,” which was published in the June 1997 issue of the Nlayo Clinic Proceedings (Mayo Clin Proc 1997; 72: 515-523), a few numbers in Table 5 were incorrect. The corrected table is reprinted below (corrected numbers are shown in boldface type).
        Table 5Clinic Proportions of Patients Up-to-Date on Preventive Services at Beginning of Visit, Proportions of Patients Advised to Have a Service if Not Up-to-Date, and Proportions of Patients Who Were Offered Service or Were Up-to-Date at End of Visit
        Data are shown as mean ± standard deviation. Source of data is patient self-report. Rates among age- and gender-eligible patients weighted to the US white population age and gender distribution.
        Preventive serviceUp-to-date at beginning of visit
        See Table 1 for definitions of up-to-date for specific preventive services.
        Offered service if not up-to-date
        At or after last visit except for influenza immunization, which includes the entire prior year.
        Offered service or up-to-date (or both) at end of visit
        Assess blood pressure0.81 ±0.050.88 ± 0.090.88 ± 0.09
        Measure cholesterol level0.65 ± 0.080.08 ± 0.050.68 ± 0.08
        Queried about smoking
        Smokers only.
        0.53 ± 10.140.53 ± 0.14
        Advised to quit smoking §0.47 ± 0.120.47 ± 0.12
        Breast examination0.67 ± 0.060.15 ± 0.090.72 ± 0.06
        Mammogram0.60 ± 0.090.22 ±0.110.68 ± 0.09
        Papanicolaou testing0.77 ± 0.060.28 ± 0.120.84 ± 0.05
        Influenza immunization0.62 ± 0.070.25 ± 0.150.72 ± 0.08
        Pneumococcus immunization0.33 ± 0.100.05 ± 0.050.36 ± 0.11
        * Data are shown as mean ± standard deviation. Source of data is patient self-report. Rates among age- and gender-eligible patients weighted to the US white population age and gender distribution.
        See Table 1 for definitions of up-to-date for specific preventive services.
        At or after last visit except for influenza immunization, which includes the entire prior year.
        § Smokers only.

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