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Erratum to: Standardizing effect size from linear regression models with log-transformed variables for meta-analysis

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BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:91

  • Received: 7 June 2017
  • Accepted: 7 June 2017
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The original article was published in BMC Medical Research Methodology 2017 17:44


Since the publication of our article [1], it has come to our attention that the legend to Fig. 1 did not acknowledge that this figure had been adapted from a published source. The legend to Fig. 1 should read as follows:

Relationship between X and Y changes in a linear model with logarithmic transformations. Adapted with permission from eFigure 1 in Barrera-Gómez J and Basagaña X, Models with Transformed Variables: Interpretation and Software. Epidemiology. 2015; 26 (2): e16–17,, copyright © 2015 Wolters Kluwer Health Inc. [3].”



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Authors’ Affiliations

Andalusian School of Public Health (EASP), Campus Universitario de Cartuja, c/Cuesta del Observatorio 4, 18080 Granada, Spain
Instituto de Investigación Biosanitaria ibs.GRANADA, University Hospitals of Granada/ University of Granada, Granada, Spain
CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA), Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain


  1. Rodríguez-Barranco M, Tobías A, Redondo D, Molina-Portillo E, José Sánchez M. Standardizing effect size from linear regression models with log-transformed variables for meta-analysis. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2017;17:44.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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