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Prevalence of hypertension in overweight and obese children from a large school-based population in Shanghai, China

BMC Public Health201313:24

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-24

Received: 6 August 2012

Accepted: 7 January 2013

Published: 11 January 2013

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
6 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hirohito Metoki
14 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Chunming Chen
8 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Xi Lu
Resubmission - Version 3
8 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
22 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Chunming Chen
1 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hirohito Metoki
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
7 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
11 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-24

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Authors’ Affiliations

Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention & Shanghai Institutes of Preventive Medicine
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Children’s Hospital of Fudan University