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Correction: Heart rate variability helps to distinguish the intensity of menopausal symptoms: A prospective, observational and transversal study

In the Funding section, the following information is missing: This study was supported by a grant under Institutional Agreement number 007/2015 between Faculdade de Medicina do ABC and Secretaria de Saúde do Estado do Acre.

The citation style of the eleventh author is incorrect on PubMed. The correct name is: Abreu LC.

There are errors in references 6, 8–10, 12, 15, 26, 28, 32, 36, and 38. The correct references are:

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Publication date: 06/02/2020

Author: Patrícia Merly Martinelli,  Isabel Cristina Esposito Sorpreso,  Rodrigo Daminello Raimundo,  Osvaldo de Souza Leal Junior,  Juliana Zangirolami-Raimundo,  Marcos Venicius Malveira de Lima, 



This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 870292.