It has been called to our attention that in the article on Typhoid in the Large Cities of the United States in 1928 (The Journal, May 18) the data in regard to Erie, Pa., are erroneous. The health department of Erie by mistake gave us the number of deaths from typhoid in that city in 1928 as seven, and all our data were based on that figure, whereas in reality only one typhoid death occurred. The following changes should therefore be made in the reading of the article:
Table 2: Change Erie rate for 1928 from 5.3 to 0.8, and move Erie from bottom of table to sixth place (between Albany and Philadelphia).
Table 9: Insert Erie (0.8) on honor roll between Canton and New Bedford. Delete Erie from second rank.
Table 10: Change in last line 8 (second rank) to 7, and 16 (honor roll, 0.1 to 0.9) to