In the Original Contribution entitled "Sodium Reduction and Weight Loss
in the Treatment of Hypertension in Older Persons," published in the March
18, 1998, issue of THE JOURNAL (1998;279:839-846), there was an incorrect
number in the abstract, a misspelled word in the footnotes, and incorrect
phrasing in the "Methods" section. On page 839, in the abstract, under the
heading "Participants," the sentence should start "A total of 975 men and
women . . . ." On page 839, in column 2, the last sentence in the first footnote
should read "A complete list of the participating institutions and principal
staff of the TONE Collaborative Research Group is given at the end of this
article." On page 841, in column 1, the third sentence under the heading "Data
Collection Procedures" should read "Outcome information was obtained by staff
members who were blind to the participants' intervention assignment, at different
times and different locations from those used for the intervention visits."
On page 846, in column 2, in the first paragraph of the acknowledgments, starting
with the fifth line, the rest of the paragraph should read "the National Heart,
Lung, and Blood Institute, and by General Clinical Research Center grant 5MO1RR00722
from the National Center for Research Resources, National Institutes of Health,
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