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Multimorbidity and comorbidity in the Dutch population – data from general practices

  • Sandra H van Oostrom1Email author,
  • H Susan J Picavet1,
  • Boukje M van Gelder1,
  • Lidwien C Lemmens1,
  • Nancy Hoeymans2,
  • Christel E van Dijk3,
  • Robert A Verheij3,
  • François G Schellevis3, 4 and
  • Caroline A Baan1
BMC Public Health201212:715

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-715

Received: 5 March 2012

Accepted: 10 August 2012

Published: 30 August 2012

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Original Submission
5 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
11 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Luis García-Olmos
30 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Concepcion Violan-Fors
26 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Sandra Helena van Oostrom
Resubmission - Version 4
26 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 4
2 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Concepcion Violan-Fors
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
10 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
30 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-715

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Authors’ Affiliations

Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Centre for Public Health Forecasting, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Department of General Practice, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research
Department of General Practice/EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre