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Direct healthcare costs of sedentary behaviour in the UK
  1. Leonie Heron1,
  2. Ciaran O'Neill1,
  3. Helen McAneney1,
  4. Frank Kee1,
  5. Mark A Tully2
  1. 1 Centre for Public Health, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK
  2. 2 School of Health Sciences, Ulster University, Newtownabbey, UK
  1. Correspondence to Leonie Heron, Centre for Public Health, Queen's University Belfast Centre for Public Health, Belfast BT12 6BA, UK; lheron01{at}qub.ac.uk

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  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it first published. Changes to the data in the sentence starting 'More realistically, if levels of sedentary behaviour were 10%, 30% or 50% lower in 2016…' in the Results section have been made.

  • Contributors CO, FK, LH and MAT developed the research question. LH did the analysis, with methodological guidance from CO. HM provided statistical expertise. LH drafted the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding LH is funded by a Department for the Economy (Northern Ireland) studentship.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it first published. Changes to the data in the sentence starting 'More realistically, if levels of sedentary behaviour were 10%, 30% or 50% lower in 2016…' in the Results section have been made.

  • Contributors CO, FK, LH and MAT developed the research question. LH did the analysis, with methodological guidance from CO. HM provided statistical expertise. LH drafted the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding LH is funded by a Department for the Economy (Northern Ireland) studentship.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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