Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology

, Volume 44, Issue 4, pp 341–341

The Tachikawa cohort of motor vehicle accident study investigating psychological distress: design, methods and cohort profiles

  • Yutaka Matsuoka
  • Daisuke Nishi
  • Satomi Nakajima
  • Naohiro Yonemoto
  • Kenji Hashimoto
  • Hiroko Noguchi
  • Masato Homma
  • Yasuhiro Otomo
  • Yoshiharu Kim
Erratum

DOI: 10.1007/s00127-009-0496-4

Cite this article as:
Matsuoka, Y., Nishi, D., Nakajima, S. et al. Soc Psychiat Epidemiol (2009) 44: 341. doi:10.1007/s00127-009-0496-4

When we published the article

“Matsuoka Y et al. (2008) The Tachikawa cohort of motor vehicle accident study investigating psychological distress: design, methods and cohort profiles. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol (published online first 25.9.2008)” [The online version of the article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00127-008-0438-6]

the author asked us to correct the values in the “Employment status” section of his table 3. You may find the corrected table below:
Table 3

Baseline demographics of 300 cohort members

Characteristic

No

%

Age, mean years ± SD, range

36.5 ± 15.0 (18–69)

 

Gender

 Men

233

77.7

 Women

67

22.3

Status during MVA

 Vehicle driver

70

23.3

 Motorcycle driver

136

45.3

 Passenger

17

5.7

 Bicyclist

42

14.0

 Pedestrian

29

9.7

Highest level of education

 Junior high school

63

21.0

 High school

111

37.0

 Junior or technical college

78

26.0

 University or higher

48

16.0

Marital status

 Married or having a partner

131

43.7

 Never married

142

47.3

 Divorced or widowed

27

8.0

 Living alone

71

23.7

Employment status

 Paid worker (full- or part-time)

230

76.7

 Student

43

14.3

 Unpaid work (homemaker, retired)

26

8.7

 Unknown

1

0.3

Annual income (JPY)

 Less than five million

150

50.0

 Five to ten million

88

29.3

 More than ten million

15

5

 Unknown

47

15.7

SD standard deviation, MVA motor vehicle accident

The publisher apologises for any inconvenience caused by this mistake.

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© Steinkopff Verlag Darmstadt 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yutaka Matsuoka
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Daisuke Nishi
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Satomi Nakajima
    • 1
    • 3
  • Naohiro Yonemoto
    • 3
    • 4
  • Kenji Hashimoto
    • 3
    • 5
  • Hiroko Noguchi
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Masato Homma
    • 6
  • Yasuhiro Otomo
    • 7
  • Yoshiharu Kim
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of Adult Mental HealthNational Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and PsychiatryTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Dept. of Psychiatry and Clinical Research InstituteNational Disaster Medical CenterTokyoJapan
  3. 3.CREST, Japan Science and Technology AgencySaitamaJapan
  4. 4.Dept. of PsychogeriatricsNational Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and PsychiatryTokyoJapan
  5. 5.Division of Clinical NeuroscienceChiba University Center for Forensic Mental HealthChibaJapan
  6. 6.Dept. of Critical Care and TraumatologyNational Disaster Medical CenterTokyoJapan
  7. 7.Dept. of Acute Critical Care and Disaster MedicineTokyo Medical and Dental UniversityTokyoJapan