, Volume 25, Issue 9, pp 1241-1242
Date: 20 Jun 2014

Erratum to: Exposure to household painting and floor treatments, and parental occupational paint exposure and risk of childhood brain tumors: results from an Australian case–control study

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Erratum to: Cancer Causes Control (2014) 25:283–291 DOI 10.1007/s10552-013-0330-x

After publication, it was noted by the authors that the dataset used for the analyses of occupational exposures in this study accidentally used incomplete occupational histories for 94 control fathers and 104 control mothers recruited in 2006, and these control parents were all treated as unexposed to occupational painting.

Results in Tables 1–5 were unaffected by this error as they concerned household rather than occupational paint exposure. The conclusions regarding the association with household exposure to paint and floor treatments are consequently unaffected.

However, for occupational exposure, 15 control fathers and 1 control mother were mistakenly classified as being unexposed when they should have been classified as exposed (any time before the child’s birth). The analyses presented in Table 6 in the published article were rerun using the complete dataset to ensure correct exposure assignment (5 cas ...

The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1007/s10552-013-0330-x.
The online version of the original article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10552-013-0330-x.