In a letter in the May issue (1), a change made in the editorial office altered the meaning of the first sentence. This sentence should read: "In their recent article, Ettinger and colleagues  state that in untreated women or women given calcium supplements, a mean decrease in spinal trabecular mineral content by quantitative computed tomography (QCAT) occurred 9.0% and 10.5% respectively over the two-year study."
Correction: Mean Loss of Spinal Trabecular Mineral Content. Ann Intern Med. 1987;107:265. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-107-2-265_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1987;107(2):265.
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