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Correction: Consequences of hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, healthcare-seeking behaviors of patients, and responses of the health system: a population-based cross-sectional study in Bangladesh

Md Jasim Uddin1*, Nurul Alam1, Tracey P Koehlmoos2, Haribondhu Sarma1, Muhammad Ashique Haider Chowdhury1, Dewan S Alam1 and Louis Niessen3

Author Affiliations

1 International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh (icddr,b), Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh

2 Headquarter Marine Corps, Pentagon, Washington, DC 20530-3000, USA

3 Centre for Applied Health Research and Delivery, Suite 1966–206, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine/Medical School, University of Warwick Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK

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BMC Public Health 2014, 14:823  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-823

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Received:4 August 2014
Accepted:4 August 2014
Published:9 August 2014

© 2014 Uddin et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

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Correction

The authors would like to apologise for not including Tracey P. Koehlmoos as an author on this work [1]. She was involved in the conception and design of the study and should have been included in the author list. This has now been corrected and the author list, authors’ contribution and competing interests sections have been updated as below:

Competing interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Authors’ contributions

JU, TK, NA, and DSA were involved in developing the concept and designing of the study. JU, LN, NA, and DSA involved in implementation of the study, analysis of data, and writing of the manuscript. HS was involved in analysis of qualitative data and writing of the manuscript. JU and AHC were also involved in the collection and processing of data. All the authors read and approved the final manuscript.

References

  1. Uddin MJ, Alam N, Sarma H, Chowdhury MAH, Alam DS, Niessen L: Consequences of hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, healthcare-seeking behaviors of patients, and responses of the health system: a population-based cross-sectional study in Bangladesh.

    BMC Public Health 2014, 14:547. OpenURL

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