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J Korean Med Sci. 2010 June; 25(6): 984.
Published online 2010 May 24. doi:  10.3346/jkms.2010.25.6.984
PMCID: PMC2877217

Erratum: Correction of References

To the Editor:

We found an error in our published article:

Myung SK, McDonnell DD, Kazinets G, Seo HG, Moskowitz JM. Relationships between household smoking restrictions and intention to quit smoking among Korean American male smokers in California. J Korean Med Sci 2010; 25: 245-50.

The published references on pages 249-250 are identical with pages 238-239. It was a mistake that occurred during the editing process of references by the editorial staff. We have attached a corrected version of the references of the above article.

Corrected References

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