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Correction to: Self-reported race/ethnicity in the age of genomic research: its potential impact on understanding health disparities

The Original Article was published on 07 January 2015

Correction to: Hum Genomics 9, 1 (2015)

https://doi.org/10.1186/s40246-014-0023-x

Following the publication of the original article [1], an error for reference 69 citation was identified. Reference 69 (Salas A, Carracedo A, Richards M, Macaulay V. Charting the ancestry of African Americans. Am J Hum Genet. 2005;77(4):676–80) referred to a wrong article and was replaced by the following citation:

Kodaman N, Aldrich MC, Smith JR, et al. A small number of candidate gene SNPs reveal continental ancestry in African Americans. Ann Hum Genet. 2013;77(1):56-66.

Also, in the Conclusion section, the word “more” before "accurately" was missing and should be read as: Genetic ancestry can describe genetic relatedness more accurately than race and ethnicity.

The original article [1] has been corrected.

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    Mersha TB, Abebe T. Self-reported race/ethnicity in the age of genomic research: its potential impact on understanding health disparities. Hum Genomics. 2015;9:1. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40246-014-0023-x.

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Mersha, T.B., Abebe, T. Correction to: Self-reported race/ethnicity in the age of genomic research: its potential impact on understanding health disparities. Hum Genomics 15, 35 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40246-021-00322-7

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