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Erratum to: Trend of determinants of birth interval dynamics in Bangladesh

  • Jahidur Rahman Khan1Email author,
  • Wasimul Bari2 and
  • A. H. M. Mahbub Latif1, 3
BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:1088

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3753-y

Received: 7 October 2016

Accepted: 7 October 2016

Published: 17 October 2016

The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2016 16:934

Erratum

During the processing of this article [1], the following typographical error occurred on page 3: , ui was incorrectly introduced:

  1. 1.
    inside the exponent in the definition of S ij (t|X ij , u i ) following Eq. 3; this should read:
    $$ {S}_{ij}\left(t\left|{X}_{ij},{u}_i\right.\right)= \exp \left\{-{\mathit{\int}}_0^t{h}_{ij}\left(x\left|{X}_{ij}\right.,{u}_i\right)\kern0.1em dx\right\}= \exp \left(-{H}_{\mathrm{o}}(t){u}_i\beta \mathit{\hbox{'}}\kern0.1em {X}_{ij}\right) $$
     
  1. 2.
    inside the exponent in Eq. 4; this should read:
    $$ {L_m}_{,i}\left(\phi, \theta, \beta \right)={\displaystyle \prod_{j=1}^{n_i}{\mathit{\int}}_0^{\infty}\kern0.5em }{\left[{h}_{\mathrm{o}}\left({t}_{ij}\right){u}_i \exp \left(\beta \mathit{\hbox{'}}\kern0.1em {X}_{ij}\right)\right]}^{\delta_{ij}}\times {S}_{ij}\left({t}_{ij}\left|{X}_{ij},{u}_i\right.\right)\kern0.1em \mathit{\mathsf{g}}\kern0.1em \left({u}_i;\theta \right)d{u}_i $$
     
  1. 3.
    Twice in Eq. 5; this should read:
    $$ \begin{array}{l}{l}_m\left(\phi, \theta, \beta \right)={\displaystyle \sum_{i=1}^K\kern0.1em \left[ \log \varGamma \left\{\left(1/\theta \right)+{d}_i\right\}+{\displaystyle \sum_{j=1}^{n_i}{\delta}_{ij}}\left(\beta \mathit{\hbox{'}}\kern0.1em {X}_{ij}+ \log \left(\upgamma {t}_{ij}^{\upgamma -1}/{\alpha}^{\upgamma}\right)\right)- \log \varGamma \left(1/\theta \right)\right.}\\ {}\left.+{d}_i \log \theta -\left\{\left(1/\theta \right)+{d}_i\right\}\times \log \kern0.5em \left(1+\theta {\displaystyle \sum_{j=1}^{n_i}{\left({t}_{ij}/\alpha \right)}^{\upgamma}} \exp \left(\beta \mathit{\hbox{'}}\kern0.1em {X}_{ij}\right)\right)\right]\end{array} $$
     

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Institute of Statistical Research and Training (ISRT), University of Dhaka
(2)
Department of Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics, University of Dhaka
(3)
Center for Clinical Epidemiology, St. Luke’s International University

References

  1. Khan JR et al. Trend of determinants of birth interval dynamics in Bangladesh. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:934. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3577-9.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar

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