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Neighbourhood socioeconomic inequalities in incidence of acute myocardial infarction: a cohort study quantifying age- and gender-specific differences in relative and absolute terms

  • Carla Koopman1,
  • Aloysia AM van Oeffelen1,
  • Michiel L Bots1,
  • Peter M Engelfriet2,
  • WM Monique Verschuren1, 2,
  • Lenie van Rossem1,
  • Ineke van Dis3,
  • Simon Capewell4 and
  • Ilonca Vaartjes1, 3Email author
BMC Public Health201212:617

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-617

Received: 23 December 2011

Accepted: 31 July 2012

Published: 7 August 2012

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Original Submission
23 Dec 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Shaun Scholes
7 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gastón Perman
29 Jun 2012 Author responded Author comments - Carla Koopman
Resubmission - Version 3
29 Jun 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
31 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
7 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-617

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Authors’ Affiliations

Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht (STR 6.131)
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Dutch Heart Foundation
Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool