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Correction to: The prevalence and risk factors of peripheral neuropathy among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; the case of Jordan

The original article was published in Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2018 10:8

Correction to: Diabetol Metab Syndr (2018) 10:8 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13098-018-0309-6

It has been highlighted that the original article [1], published 21 February 2018, contained some errors in Table 3. This correction article shows the correct version of Table 3 and the changes that were made.

Table 3 The prevalence of peripheral neuropathy among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Jordan according to relevant socio-demographic, clinical and laboratory characteristics

Changes:

  1. 1.

    A labeling error in Table 3 was corrected (Neuropathy status was replaced by Peripheral neuropathy).

  2. 2.

    [Without DPN n = 607 (100%)] was replaced by (Yes n = 396).

  3. 3.

    [With DPN n = 396 (100%)] was replaced by (No n = 607).

  4. 4.

    [Age group (year): (mean ± SD)] was replaced by [Age (year)], and the mean age was removed from the table.

  5. 5.

    [Body mass index (BMI) (kg/m2): (mean ± SD)] was replaced by [Body mass index (kg/m2)] and the mean BMI was removed.

  6. 6.

    [Duration of diabetes (year): (mean ± SD)] was replaced by [Duration of diabetes (year)] and the mean duration was removed.

  7. 7.

    SBP mmHg (mean ± SD) DBP mmHg (mean ± SD) was removed.

  8. 8.

    All these were removed TC (mean ± SD), LDL (mean ± SD), HDL (mean ± SD).

  9. 9.

    [HbA1C (%): (mean ± SD)] was replaced by [HbA1c (%)], and the mean HbA1c was removed from the table.

Reference

  1. 1.

    Khawaja N, Abu-Shennar J, Saleh M, Dahbour SS, Khader YS, Ajlouni KM. The prevalence and risk factors of peripheral neuropathy among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; the case of Jordan. Diabetol Metab Syndr. 2018;10:8. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13098-018-0309-6.

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