Erratum.
Article Type: Nota de correccion
Subject: Malformaciones congenitas (Investigacion cientifica)
Malformaciones congenitas (Analisis de casos)
Pub Date: 09/01/2009
Publication: Name: Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal Publisher: Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Ciencias Medicas Language: Spanish Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2009 Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Ciencias Medicas ISSN: 0738-0658
Issue: Date: Sept, 2009 Source Volume: 28 Source Issue: 3
Geographic: Geographic Name: Puerto Rico
Accession Number: 206864577
Full Text: The following correction should be noted for the article by Alberto de la Vega, MD, FACOG, RDMS and Ronald Lopez-Cepero, BS, MS; entitled Seasonal Variations in the Incidence of some Congenital Anomalies in Puerto Rico based on the Timing of Conception, that appeared in the Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, Volume 28, Number 2, June 2009: Table 3 (Seasonal Variations in the Incidence of Open Neural Tube Defects in Puerto Rico from 1995 through 2005) should be as follows:
Table 3. Seasonal Variations in the Incidence of Open Neural
Tube Defects in Puerto Rico from 1995 through 2005

                           Cases
            Conceptions    of Open   Incidence/   Relative   95%
Season      resulting in   Neural    1000 live    Risk       confidence
            live Births    Tube      births                  interval
                           Defects

Winter      116804         91        0.78         1(ref.)
Spring      108363         86        0.79         1.02       0.76-1.37
Summer      102193         106       1.03         1.33       1.01-1.76
Autumn      113885         94        0.82         1.06       0.79-1.41
Total       441245         377       0.85
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