Erratum to: Radiat Environ Biophys DOI 10.1007/s00411-013-0508-3

During the revision of the manuscript, errors had been introduced in confidence intervals for the estimated prevalence (last column in Table 1). The correct values are shown in the table below. Correspondingly, the prevalence value for the first screening campaign should read as “…0.027 % (95 % CI 0.007 %; 0.069 %) …” in the abstract, in the first paragraph of “Results”, and in the last sentence of the section “Thyroid cancer prevalence” in the “Discussion”.

Table 1 Expected prevalence of confirmed thyroid cancer among screened population groups targeted for the Fukushima Health Management Survey before April 2012, for the period from April 2012 to March 2013, and in the non-contaminated prefectures of Aomori, Yamanashi, and Nagasaki (Taniguchi et al. 2013)