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Erratum to: The burden of smoking in Israel–attributable mortality and costs (2014)

Israel Journal of Health Policy Research20165:5

Received: 21 January 2016

Accepted: 5 February 2016

Published: 10 February 2016

The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2014 3:28

After publication of this study [1], the authors noticed an error in the Conclusions. It should be 3600 million NIS instead of 3.6 million NIS. Please see the correct Conclusions below:


Smoking causes a considerable burden in Israel, both in terms of the expected 7847 lives lost and the financial costs of around 3600 million NIS ($1030 million or 0.42 % of GNP).



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Authors’ Affiliations

Medical Technology Assessment Sector, Ministry of Health
Department of Health Promotion, Ministry of Health


  1. Ginsberg GM, Geva H. The burden of smoking in Israel–attributable mortality and costs (2014). Isr J Health Policy Res. 2014;3:28.PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar


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