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Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health

, Volume 18, Issue 5, pp 1253–1255 | Cite as

Erratum to: Duration of US Residence and Obesity Risk in NYC Chinese Immigrants

  • Aimee AfableEmail author
  • Ming-Chin Yeh
  • Tushar Trivedi
  • Erin Andrews
  • Judith Wylie-Rosett
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Erratum to: J Immigrant Minority Health DOI 10.1007/s10903-015-0216-y

The footnote to address the correspondence in the original copy of the article is an error. The contact information and affiliation only correspond to the first author, Aimee Afable. The correct affiliations for the other coauthors are mentioned below.

Also, there are changes in the values of Tables 1 and 2. The corrected tables are listed below:
Table 1

Characteristics of the sample population (n = 2072)

Characteristics

Overall (%)

Male (%)

Female (%)

Total sample

 

47.25

52.75

Age, mean (SE)

52.69 (0.30)

54.21 (0.45)

51.32 (0.40)

Mean age at migration (SE)

39.44 (0.30)

40.38 (0.44)

38.60 (0.41)

Age at migration

 <13 years

1.40

1.02

1.74

 ≥13 years

98.60

98.98

98.76

Employment status

 Employed

55.55

58.63

52.79

 Unemployed

11.20

15.32

7.50

 Retired

12.35

25.64

19.40

 Housewife

10.91

0.41

20.31

Education

 No school

1.25

0.51

1.92

 Elementary (1–6 yr)

13.85

12.61

15.37

 High school (7–12 yr)

51.16

50.66

51.60

 College and above (>12 yr)

33.74

36.67

31.11

Health insurance

 None

38.13

39.63

36.78

 Government

41.99

42.80

41.26

 Private

15.97

14.50

17.29

 Others

3.52

2.76

4.21

 Unknown

0.39

0.31

0.46

BMI, mean (SE)

23.94 (0.07)

24.55 (0.09)

23.39 (0.09)

Total MET minutes /week, mean (SE)

3400.78 (113.86)

4097.78 (196.10)

2767.85 (121.10)

Leisure time physical activity

 Active

39.41

44.74

34.13

 Inactive

60.81

55.26

65.87

Work-related physical activity

 Yes

24.66

32.28

17.84

 No

75.34

67.72

82.16

Travel-related physical activity

 Yes

80.16

78.55

81.61

 No

19.84

21.45

18.39

Obesity (BMI ≥ 27.5)

 Yes

16.12

19.61

12.99

 No

83.88

80.39

87.01

Years lived in the USA

 ≤5 years

29.01

24.62

32.94

 6–15

36.73

38.51

35.13

 >15

34.27

36.87

31.93

KCAL, mean (SE)

1797.54 (17.00)

1946.81 (25.58)

1663.84 (21.89)

Table 2

Characteristics of the sample population by years lived in the USA (n = 2072)

 

≤5 years

6–15 years

>15 years

p value

Age, mean (SE)

48.22 (0.54)

50.20 (0.48)

59.13 (0.45)

<0.001

Total MET minutes /week, mean (SE)

3556.89 (223.8)

3735.09 (221.8)

2928.27 (137.6)

0.007

Leisure time physical activitya

   

<0.001

 Active

34.28

36.79

45.77

 

 Inactive

65.72

63.21

54.23

 

Work-related physical activity

   

0.004

 Yes

27.79

26.15

20.42

 

 No

72.21

73.85

79.58

 

Travel-related physical activity

   

0.385

 Yes

79.37

79.24

81.83

 

 No

20.63

20.76

18.17

 

KCAL, mean (SE)

1815.93 (31.4)

1833.84 (28.5)

1743.07 (28.5)

0.060

BMI, mean (SE)

23.58 (0.12)

23.93 (0.1)

24.26 (0.12)

<0.001

Obesity (BMI ≥ 27)

   

0.006

 Yes

12.81

15.77

19.30

 

 No

87.19

84.23

80.70

 

Employment status

   

<0.001

 Employed

58.90

64.52

43.10

 

 Unemployed

15.47

11.17

7.61

 

 Retired

12.81

13.27

40.14

 

 Housewife

12.81

11.04

9.15

 

Education

   

<0.001

 No school

1.16

1.18

1.41

 

 Elementary (1–6 yr)

8.15

11.56

21.13

 

 High school (7–12 yr)

50.42

52.83

50.00

 

 College and above (>12 yr)

40.27

43.43

27.46

 

Health insurance

   

<0.001

 None

48.42

48.09

18.73

 

 Government

38.77

33.77

53.52

 

 Private

9.32

14.32

23.38

 

 Others

2.66

3.42

4.37

 

 Unknown

0.83

0.39

0.00

 

aLeisure time physical activity; those who replied Yes to the question: “Do any moderate or vigorous PA for more than 10 minutes causing increase in heart rate or breathing” were categorized as Active, and those who answered No were categorized as Inactive

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aimee Afable
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ming-Chin Yeh
    • 2
  • Tushar Trivedi
    • 1
  • Erin Andrews
    • 1
  • Judith Wylie-Rosett
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Community Health SciencesSUNY Downstate School of Public HealthBrooklynUSA
  2. 2.Nutrition ProgramCUNY School of Public HealthNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of Epidemiology and Population HealthAlbert Einstein College of MedicineBronxUSA

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