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Erratum to: ‘The educational gradient of obesity increases among Swedish pregnant women: a register-based study’

BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:513

  • Received: 26 May 2016
  • Accepted: 26 May 2016
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The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2015 15:315

Unfortunately, the original version of this article [1] contained an error. The presentation of Fig. 1 was incorrect. The numbers on the Y-axis are incorrect and need modification. The correct version is provided below.
Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Time trends in relative risks of overweight and obesity between Swedish nulliparous women with low vs high education. BMI was assessed at the first visit to the antenatal-care clinic. aRelative risk (95 % confidence interval) for overweight/obesity among women with low education compared to higher educated women, adjusted for maternal age



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Authors’ Affiliations

Unit of Child and Adolescent Health, Centre for Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Stockholm County Council, Box 1497, SE-171 29 Solna, Sweden
Child and Adolescent Public Health Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, SE-171 77 Stockholm, Sweden


  1. Bjermo H, Lind S, Rasmussen F. The educational gradient of obesity increases among Swedish pregnant women: a register-based study. BMC Public Health. 2015;15:315.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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