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Erratum to: Metabolic syndrome and its predictors in an urban population in Kenya: a cross sectional study

The original article was published in BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:37

Erratum

The original article [1] was updated to correct a mistake in the third sentence of the conclusions section:

‘There is also a need to adopt gender specific MetS TG cut-offs to avoid over diagnosing hypertriglyceridaemia in black African women who have a lower TG level compared to the 1.7 mmol/L cut-off.’

Has been changed to:

‘There is also a need to adopt gender specific MetS TG cut-offs to avoid under diagnosing hypertriglyceridaemia in black African women who have a lower TG level compared to the 1.7 mmol/L cut-off.’

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    Omuse G, Maina D, Hoffman M, Mwangi J, Wambua C, Kagotho E, Amayo A, Ojwang P, Premji Z, Ichihara K, Erasmus R. Metabolic syndrome and its predictors in an urban population in Kenya: a cross sectional study. BMC Endocr Disord. 2017;17:37. doi:10.1186/s12902-017-0188-0.

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Correspondence to Geoffrey Omuse.

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The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1186/s12902-017-0188-0

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