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Erratum: New GOLD classification: longitudinal data on group assignment

  • Ciro Casanova1Email author,
  • Jose M Marin2, 23,
  • Cristina Martinez-Gonzalez3,
  • Pilar de Lucas-Ramos4,
  • Isabel Mir-Viladrich5,
  • Borja Cosio6, 23,
  • German Peces-Barba7, 23,
  • Miryam Calle-Rubio8,
  • Ingrid Solanes-García9,
  • Ramón Agüero10,
  • Alfredo de Diego-Damia11,
  • Nuria Feu-Collado12,
  • Inmaculada Alfageme13,
  • Rosa Irigaray14,
  • Eva Balcells15,
  • Antonia Llunel16,
  • Juan Bautista Galdiz-Iturri17,
  • Margarita Marín18,
  • Juan José Soler19, 23,
  • Jose Luis Lopez-Campos20, 23,
  • Joan B Soriano21,
  • Juan P de-Torres22 and
  • the COPD History Assessment In SpaiN (CHAIN) cohort
Respiratory Research201415:140

Received: 27 October 2014

Accepted: 27 October 2014

Published: 11 December 2014

The original article was published in Respiratory Research 2014 15:3


No abstract.


After publication of this work [1], regrettably we noted that there were two errors in the illustrations, which were added when the paper was under revision and inadequately checked.

In Table 1, when describing the BODE data, the median value was 2, so instead of BODE index† 4 (0-6), the correct one is BODE index† 2 (0-6).

Figure two was plotted with incorrect percentages. The correct Figure two is shown next (see Figure 1).
Figure 1

Distribution of patients with COPD at baseline according to GOLD 2007 and GOLD 2013 classification.



Authors’ Affiliations

Pulmonary Department, Hospital Universitario Ntra. Sra. de La Candelaria
Pulmonary Department, Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet
Pulmonary Department, Hospital Central de Asturias
Pulmonary Department I, Hospital Gregorio Marañón
Pulmonary Department, Hospital Son Llátzer
Pulmonary Department, Hospital Son Dureta
Pulmonary Department, Fundación Jimenez Diaz
Pulmonary Department, Hospital Clinico San Carlos
Pulmonary Department, Hospital San Pablo y la Santa Cruz
Pulmonary Department, Hospital Marques de Valdecilla
Pulmonary Department, Hospital Universitario de la Fe
Pulmonary Department, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía
Pulmonary Department, Hospital Universitario de Valme
Pulmonary Department, Hospital de Manacor
Pulmonary Department, Hospital del Mar
Pulmonary Department, Hospital de Tarrasa
Pulmonary Department, Hospital de Cruces
Pulmonary Department, Hospital General de Castellon
Pulmonary Department, Hospital General de Requena
Unidad Médico-Quirúrgica de Enfermedades Respiratorias. Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla (IBiS), Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío
Epidemiology and Clinical Research, CIMERA
Pulmonary Department, Clínica Universitaria de Navarra
CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Instituto de Salud Carlos III


  1. Casanova C, Marin JM, Martinez-Gonzalez C, de Lucas-Ramos P, Mir-Viladrich I, Cosio B, Peces-Barba G, Calle-Rubio M, Solanes-García I, Agüero R, de Diego-Damia A, Feu-Collado N, Alfageme I, Irigaray R, Balcells E, Llunell A, Galdiz JB, Marín M, Soler-Cataluña JJ, Lopez-Campos JL, Soriano JB, de-Torres JP: New GOLD classification: longitudinal data on group assignment. Respir Res. 2014, 15: 3-10. doi:10.1186/1465-9921-15-3View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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