Correction to: Do Words Matter? Stigmatizing Language and the Transmission of Bias in the Medical Record
Correction to: Journal of General Internal Medicine
In the HTML version of this paper, Ms. Goddu was incorrectly listed. The correct citation should be AP Goddu.
In the abstract, several results were not updated to match the manuscript. The correct values for the abstract are: Exposure to the stigmatizing language note was associated with more negative attitudes towards the patient (20.3 stigmatizing vs. 25.1 neutral, p < 0.001). Reading the stigmatizing language note was associated with less aggressive management of the patient’s pain (4.7 stigmatizing vs. 5.3 neutral, p < 0.001).