Journal of Obesity & Metabolic Syndrome



J Obes Metab Syndr 2020; 29(3): 240-240

Published online September 30, 2020

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Erratum: Perceptions, Attitudes, Behaviors, and Barriers to Effective Obesity Care in South Korea: Results from the ACTION-IO Study

Soo Lim1, Bumjo Oh2, Seung-Hwan Lee3, Yang-Hyun Kim4, Yousun Ha5, Jae-Heon Kang6,*

1Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seongnam; 2Department of Family Medicine, SMG-SNU Boramae Medical Center, Seoul; 3Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul; 4Department of Family Medicine, Korea University Anam Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul; 5Novo Nordisk, Seoul; 6Department of Family Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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J Obes Metab Syndr 2020;29:133-142

In the article titled “Perceptions, attitudes, behaviors, and barriers to effective obesity care in South Korea: results from the ACTION-IO study”, there were some errors in Figure 2. In Figure 2A, the range of values was incorrectly indicated. And, in Figure 2A-C, figure legends should be corrected. The correct figures are as follows.

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Fig. 1. Serious weight loss efforts made and people with obesity (PwO) response to weight loss efforts in Korea. (A) Number of serious past weight loss efforts as reported by PwO in Korea. (B) Proportion of patients who have made serious weight loss efforts as reported by healthcare professionals (HCPs) in Korea. (C) Proportion of PwO in Korea who reported a weight loss of at least 10% in the last 3 years and who maintained the weight loss for at least 1 year. Q, survey question.