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Incorrect Figure Key

Incorrect Figure Key Letters RESEARCH LETTER (Figure 1), compared with a 1.5-fold increase in deaths caused by infective endocarditis in general. The proportion of infec- Changes in the Association of Rising Infective tive endocarditis deaths in PWID increased from 249 of 2636 Endocarditis With Mortality in People patients (9.4%) in 1999 to 746 of 3944 (18.9%) in 2016 (P < .001). Who Inject Drugs Among PWID who died of infective endocarditis, the propor- Deaths from opioid abuse have increased markedly among an tion of patients younger than 35 years rose from 12.4% (n = 31/ otherwise young and healthy population. Approximately a mil- 249) in 1999 to 37.4% (n = 279/746) in 2016 (P < .001; Figure 2), lion people used heroin in the United States in 2016, 2 times and the proportion of white individuals rose from 60.2% more than the number who used heroin in the entire period (n = 150/249) in 1999 to 88.9% (n = 663/746) in 2016 (P < .001). between 2002 and 2013. Because people who inject drugs The underlying cause of death was infective endocarditis (PWID) are at risk for bacteremia, we hypothesized that their (n = 1319; 23.5%), drug use (n = 3037; 54.2%), http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Cardiology American Medical Association

Incorrect Figure Key

JAMA Cardiology , Volume 3 (8) – Aug 1, 2018

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2018 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
2380-6583
eISSN
2380-6591
DOI
10.1001/jamacardio.2018.2412
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Abstract

Letters RESEARCH LETTER (Figure 1), compared with a 1.5-fold increase in deaths caused by infective endocarditis in general. The proportion of infec- Changes in the Association of Rising Infective tive endocarditis deaths in PWID increased from 249 of 2636 Endocarditis With Mortality in People patients (9.4%) in 1999 to 746 of 3944 (18.9%) in 2016 (P < .001). Who Inject Drugs Among PWID who died of infective endocarditis, the propor- Deaths from opioid abuse have increased markedly among an tion of patients younger than 35 years rose from 12.4% (n = 31/ otherwise young and healthy population. Approximately a mil- 249) in 1999 to 37.4% (n = 279/746) in 2016 (P < .001; Figure 2), lion people used heroin in the United States in 2016, 2 times and the proportion of white individuals rose from 60.2% more than the number who used heroin in the entire period (n = 150/249) in 1999 to 88.9% (n = 663/746) in 2016 (P < .001). between 2002 and 2013. Because people who inject drugs The underlying cause of death was infective endocarditis (PWID) are at risk for bacteremia, we hypothesized that their (n = 1319; 23.5%), drug use (n = 3037; 54.2%),

Journal

JAMA CardiologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 1, 2018

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