Open Access Correction

Correction: Emotional impact of screening: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Ruth E Collins1, Laureen M Lopez2 and Theresa M Marteau1*

Author Affiliations

1 Kings College London, Department of Psychology, Health Psychology Section, 5th Floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy's Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK

2 Clinical Sciences FHI, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA

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BMC Public Health 2011, 11:752  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-752

Published: 30 September 2011

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After the publication of this work [1], we became aware that two of the twelve studies included in the review [refs 25 and 30] were erroneously described as not having presented outcomes by randomisation (ie those randomised to screening vs those randomised not to be screened). Instead they were described as having presented outcomes according to those who were randomised and who attended vs those randomised not to be screened).