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Correction to: Health effects of nutrients and environmental pollutants in Baltic herring and salmon: a quantitative benefit-risk assessment

Correction to: BMC Public Health (2020) 20:64

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-8094-1

It was highlighted that the original article [1] contained a formatting error in the equations. These were all erroneously captured as Eq. 1. This Correction article shows the correct Eqs. 14. The original article has been updated.

Equation 1 (infant’s exposure)

$$ {C}_{s,i}=\frac{I_{a,m}\ast {t}_{1/2,m}\ast {f}_m\ast FE}{\mathit{\ln}2\ast B{F}_i}, $$
(1)

Equation 2 (probability of not getting pregnant)

$$ P(a)={\left(1-0.65\left(1+\frac{-0.39c}{c+10 pg/g}\right)\right)}^{2a} $$
(2)

Equation 3 (disease burden)

$$ Bo{D}_i= BoD\ast PA{F}_i= BoD\ast {f}_i\frac{R{R}_i-1}{f_i\left(R{R}_i-1\right)+1}, or $$
(3)
$$ Bo{D}_i={N}_i\ast L\ast Dw=P\ast {f}_i\ast U{R}_i\ast {E}_i\ast L\ast Dw $$
(4)

Equation 4 (value of information)

$$ VOI=E\left( ma{x}_i\left(U\left({d}_i\right)\right)\right)- ma{x}_i\left(E\left(U\left({d}_i\right)\right)\right), $$
(5)

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    Tuomisto JT, et al. Health effects of nutrients and environmental pollutants in Baltic herring and salmon: a quantitative benefit-risk assessment. BMC Public Health. 2020;20:64. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-8094-1.

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Tuomisto, J.T., Asikainen, A., Meriläinen, P. et al. Correction to: Health effects of nutrients and environmental pollutants in Baltic herring and salmon: a quantitative benefit-risk assessment. BMC Public Health 20, 389 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-08501-2

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