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Erratum to: Health literacy in childhood and youth: a systematic review of definitions and models

  • Janine Bröder1Email author,
  • Orkan Okan1,
  • Ullrich Bauer1,
  • Dirk Bruland1,
  • Sandra Schlupp1,
  • Torsten M. Bollweg1,
  • Luis Saboga-Nunes2,
  • Emma Bond3,
  • Kristine Sørensen4,
  • Eva-Maria Bitzer5,
  • Susanne Jordan6,
  • Olga Domanska6,
  • Christiane Firnges6,
  • Graça S. Carvalho7,
  • Uwe H. Bittlingmayer5,
  • Diane Levin-Zamir8,
  • Jürgen Pelikan9,
  • Diana Sahrai10,
  • Albert Lenz11,
  • Patricia Wahl11,
  • Malcolm Thomas12,
  • Fabian Kessl13 and
  • Paulo Pinheiro1
BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:419

Received: 3 May 2017

Accepted: 4 May 2017

Published: 9 May 2017

The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:361


Following publication of this article [1], it has come to our attention that one of the authors has had their name misspelt. “Ullich Bauer” should actually be read as “Ullrich Bauer”. The original article has been updated to reflect this.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Centre for Prevention and Intervention in Childhood and Adolescence CPI, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
National School of Public Health, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
University of Suffolk, Ipswich, UK
Global Health Literacy Academy, Urmond, The Netherlands
University of Education, Freiburg i.Br, Germany
Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
CIEC, Institute of Education, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Austrian Public Health Institute, Gesundheit Österreich GmbH, Wien, Austria
School of Education, Basel, Switzerland
Katholische Hochschule Nordrhein-Westfalen, Paderborn, Germany
School of Education and Lifelong Learning, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, UK
University Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany


  1. Bröder J, Okan O, Bauer U, Bruland D, Schlupp S, Bollweg T, et al. Health literacy in childhood and youth: a systematic review of definitions and models. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:1. doi:10.1186/s12889-017-4267-y.View ArticleGoogle Scholar


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