Flores G and Tomany-Korman SC. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Medical and Dental Health, Access to Care, and Use of Services in US Children. Pediatrics. 2008;121(2):e286–e298

Errors appeared in this article by Flores and Tomany-Korman (doi: 10.1542/peds.2007-1243). The publicly available 2003 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH) dataset was analyzed for this paper. Although publicly available NSCH data provide nationally representative estimates for most racial/ethnic groups, they do not do so for Asian/Pacific Islander and Native American children, as Asian/Pacific Islander race was not reported for children living in 46 states, and Native American race was not reported for 44 states.

To rectify these errors, analyses for Asian/Pacific Islander and Native American children were re-run using the non-public NSCH dataset, which does provide nationally representative estimates for both groups. These revised analyses did not alter any of the major study conclusions; a brief textual summary of changes is provided below...

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