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Erratum to: Involvement in emergency situations by primary care doctors on-call in Norway – a prospective population-based observational study
BMC Emergency Medicine volume 12, Article number: 5 (2012)
We have discovered that the regression analyses presented in Tables 1 and 2 in our original study  were not correct. The dependent variables were coded opposite of what intended. Below we present correct Tables 1 and 2. When comparing the original printed tables with the new ones, the reader will see that almost all odds ratios are inverted. For the interpretation of the results this means that some statements in the original paper should be changed to:
Alerting the primary care doctor was less likely if the event was not life-threatening and the primary care doctor was situated in a remote municipality.
Adjusted regression analyses showed that high severity score on NACA were associated with a higher possibility of call-out as the response among primary care doctors, but call-outs were less likely in remote municipalities.
Air ambulance mission was associated with a statistically significant increased risk of a call-out from the primary care doctor to the same patient.
Larger population in the primary care district was associated with less call-out as the response among the primary care doctors in all three areas.
Zakariassen E, Hunskaar S: Involvement in emergency situations by primary care doctors on-call in Norway–a prospective population-based observational study. BMC Emerg Med. 2010, 10: 5-10.1186/1471-227X-10-5.
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The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1186/1471-227X-10-5
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Zakariassen, E., Hunskaar, S. Erratum to: Involvement in emergency situations by primary care doctors on-call in Norway – a prospective population-based observational study. BMC Emerg Med 12, 5 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-227X-12-5