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Correction: Association between ultraviolet radiation exposure dose and cataract in Han people living in China and Taiwan: A cross-sectional study.

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Summary of "Correction: Association between ultraviolet radiation exposure dose and cataract in Han people living in China and Taiwan: A cross-sectional study."

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0222679

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[This corrects the article DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0215338.].

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