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Erratum to: Maternal intake of seafood and supplementary long chain n-3 poly-unsaturated fatty acids and preterm delivery

  • Anne Lise Brantsæter1Email author,
  • Linda Englund-Ögge2,
  • Margareta Haugen1,
  • Bryndis Eva Birgisdottir3,
  • Helle Katrine Knutsen1,
  • Verena Sengpiel2,
  • Ronny Myhre4,
  • Jan Alexander5,
  • Roy M. Nilsen6,
  • Bo Jacobsson4, 7 and
  • Helle Margrete Meltzer1
BMC Pregnancy and ChildbirthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:61

Received: 25 January 2017

Accepted: 31 January 2017

Published: 10 February 2017

The original article was published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:41


In the original publication of this article [1], the categories for lean and fatty fish in Fig. 2 should have been listed as servings per week and not per day. Please see updated figure below.
Fig. 2

Associations (hazard ratio (HR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI)) between intakes of lean fish, fatty fish and marine long chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCn-3PUFA) from supplements and preterm delivery. Intakes are mutually adjusted and adjusted for maternal age, pre-pregnancy BMI, height, parity, energy intake, maternal education, smoking, marital status, household income and previous preterm delivery. N = 67,007 women in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) 2002–2008



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Environmental Exposure and Epidemiology, Domain of Infection Control and Environmental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and University of Iceland
Department of Genetics and Bioinformatics, Domain of Health Data and Digitalisation, Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Office of the Director-General, Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Department of Health and Social Sciences, Bergen University College
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University


  1. Brantsæter AL, et al. Maternal intake of seafood and supplementary long chain n-3 poly-unsaturated fatty acids and preterm delivery. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2017;17:41. doi:10.1186/s12884-017-1225-8.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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