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Erratum to: Cancer mortality inequalities in urban areas: a Bayesian small area analysis in Spanish cities

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International Journal of Health Geographics201110:27

  • Received: 15 April 2011
  • Accepted: 15 April 2011
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The original article was published in International Journal of Health Geographics 2011 10:6

After publication of this work [1] it was brought to our attention that the map of Barcelona in Figure two (figure 1 here) was reversed. The final correct Figure is presented here.
Figure 1
Figure 1

(Figure two in original manuscript): Cancer mortality (smoothed Standardized Mortality Ratios) by census tract in men (top) and women (bottom) in Barcelona, Madrid, Sevilla, Córdoba and Vigo.

We regret any inconvenience that this inaccuracy may have caused.



Authors’ Affiliations

Servei de Sistemes d'Informació Sanitaria, Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Parc de Recerca Biomédica de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Departament de Salut Pública, Facultat de Medicina, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Estudios e investigación Sanitaria, Departamento de Sanidad y Consumo. Gobierno Vasco, Vitoria-Gasteiz,, Spain
Observatorio de Salud y Medio Ambiente de Andalucía (OSMAN), Area de Salud Pública y Protección de la Salud, Escuela Andaluza de Salud Pública, Granada, Spain
Servicio de Informes de Salud y Estudios, Instituto de Salud Pública, Dirección General de Salud Pública y Alimentación,Consejería de Sanidad, Comunidad de Madrid
Servicio de Epidemiologia, Dirección General de Atención Primaria, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
Area de Epidemiología Ambiental y Cáncer, Centro Nacional de Epidemiología, Madrid, Spain
Area de Desigualdades en Salud, Centro Superior de Investigación en Salud Pública de Valencia, Spain
Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud, Aragón, Spain
Departamento de Medicina Preventiva e Saude Pública, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Unitat d'Investigació en Anàlisi de la Mortalitat i Estadística Sanitaria, Departament d'Infermeria Comunitària, Medecina Preventiva i Salut Pública i Història de la Ciencia,Universitat d'Alacant, Spain
Research Group on Statistics, Applied Economics and Health (GRECS), University of Girona, Spain


  1. Puigpinós-Riera : Cancer mortality inequalities in urban areas: a Bayesian small area analysis in Spanish cities. International Journal of Health Geographics. 2011, 10: 6-10.1186/1476-072X-10-6.PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar


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