Ampac campaign contributions to congress — A correction

Joshua Sharfstein, Steven Sharfstein

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To the Editor: We have become aware of two minor errors in the data we used in our article on contributions from the American Medical Political Action Committee (AMPAC) to members of Congress (Jan. 6, 1994, issue).1 The first error occurred when we counted a contribution to a Republican named Jones as a contribution to his Democratic opponent, also named Jones. The second was an error in which we counted a small contribution to a representative when no such contribution was made. In our Table 1, 91.1 percent of House members supporting tobacco-export promotion received AMPAC funds in 1989 and.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1450
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number21
StatePublished - May 25 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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