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Erratum to: Effects of 7 days on an ad libitum low-fat vegan diet: the McDougall Program cohort

  • John McDougall1Email author,
  • Laurie E. Thomas2,
  • Craig McDougall3,
  • Gavin Moloney1,
  • Bradley Saul4,
  • John S. Finnell5,
  • Kelly Richardson6 and
  • Katelin Mae Petersen1
Nutrition Journal201716:12

DOI: 10.1186/s12937-017-0234-9

Received: 2 February 2017

Accepted: 2 February 2017

Published: 10 February 2017

The original article was published in Nutrition Journal 2014 13:99

Erratum

After the publication of this article [1] it was noticed that in Table 2 in the second to last row the data needs to be changed. Please see the updated Table 2 below.
Table 2

Comparison of baseline and day 7 biomarker values (N=1615)

Variable

Baseline, median (IQR a )

Day 7, median (IQR)

Change, median (IQR b )

P-value

Weight, kg

    

 Overall

84.4 (31.4)

82.6 (30.4)

-1.4 (1.8)

<.001

 Men

93.2 (32.2)

92.5 (30.8)

-1.5 (2.2)

<.001

 Women

79.2 (29.0)

78.0 (28.5)

-1.4 (1.6)

<.001

Total cholesterol, mg/dL

    

 Overall

184 (56)

162 (49)

-22 (29)

<.001

 <150 at baseline

133 (20)

126 (127)

-8 (23)

<.001

 150-179 at baseline

165 (16)

146 (25)

-20 (24)

<.001

 180-209 at baseline

193 (14)

169 (25)

-25 (26)

<.001

 210-239 at baseline

221 (15)

188 (28)

-34 (27)

<.001

 ≥240 at baseline

261 (31)

222 (43)

-39 (29)

<.001

HDL cholesterol, mg/dL (N=1092)

49 (19)

40 (16)

-8 (8)

<.001

LDL cholesterol, mg/dL (N=1091)

107 (49)

92 (41)

-16 (23)

<.001

Systolic blood pressure, mm Hg

    

 Overall

128 (26)

120 (23)

-8 (18)

<.001

 Elevated (≥140) at baseline

150 (23)

136 (18)

-18 (18)

<.001

 Normal (<140) at baseline

120 (18.5)

114 (20)

-4 (16)

<.001

Diastolic blood pressure, mm Hg

    

 Overall

80 (16)

74 (12)

-4 (10)

<.001

 Elevated (≥90) at baseline

94 (10)

83 (12)

-11 (11)

<.001

 Normal (<90) at baseline

76 (10)

70 (13)

-3 (10)

<.001

Triglycerides, mg/dL

    

 Overall

118 (89)

118 (86)

+2 (48)

.344

 Normal (<150)

92 (49)

98 (53)

+8 (34)

<.001

 Borderline high (150-199)

169 (22)

157.5 (73.5)

-11.5 (70.5)

.004

 High (200-499)

247 (81)

216 (102)

-46 (100)

<.001

 Very high (≥500)

569 (109)

360 (98)

-294 (131)

<.001

Glucose, mg/dL

    

 Overall

92 (19)

89 (15)

-3 (11)

<.001

 <100

88 (9)

86 (9)

-1 (7)

<.001

 100 to 126

107 (10)

99 (13)

-8 (18)

<.001

 >126

156 (72)

149 (84)

-17 (45)

<.001

Blood urea nitrogen, mg/dL

    

 Overall

12 (5)

9 (4)

-3 (4)

<.001

 <10

8 (2)

7 (3)

-1 (2)

<.001

 10 to 20

13 (4)

9 (3)

-4 (3)

<.001

 >20

23 (6)

14 (7)

-10 (5)

<.001

Creatinine, mg/dL

    

 Overall

0.8 (0.3)

0.8 (0.3)

0 (0.1)

<.001

 <1

0.8 (0.2)

0.8 (0.2)

0 (0.1)

0.100

 1 to 1.4

1.0 (0.2)

1.0 (0.1)

0 (0.1)

<.001

 >1.4

1.6 (0.3)

1.5 (0.3)

0.1 (0.2)

0.002

10-year risk for hard ASCVD, % (N=1092)

4.4 (11.4)

3.9 (9.9)

-0.2 (1.6)

<.001

 Patients with elevated risk at baseline, percentage points (N=403)

18.0 (17.5)

16.2 (16)

-2.0 (4.1)

<.001

a IQR = interquartile range

b Notice that the change column is not the difference between the baseline and day 7 medians. The change score provided by the Wilcoxon signed rank test reflects the paired difference in the 2 scores

Notes

Declarations

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Dr. McDougall’s Health and Medical Center
(2)
(3)
Healthy Living Program, Northwest Permanente
(4)
Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina
(5)
AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine
(6)
Richardson Statistical Consulting

Reference

  1. McDougall J, Thomas LE, McDougall C, Moloney G, Saul B, Finnell JS, et al. Effects of 7 days on an ad libitum low-fat vegan diet: the McDougall Program cohort. Nutr J. 2014;13:99.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar

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