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Application of the COOP/WONCA charts to aged patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a comparison between Japanese and Chinese populations

  • Midori Yamaguchi1,
  • Motoyuki Nakao1,
  • Hideto Obata2,
  • Hideki Ikeda3,
  • Tetsuro Kanda3,
  • Qiao Wang4,
  • Yoriko Hara1,
  • Hisamitsu Omori5 and
  • Yoko Ishihara1Email author
BMC Public Health201313:754

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-754

Received: 12 January 2013

Accepted: 12 August 2013

Published: 15 August 2013

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Original Submission
12 Jan 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
17 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Yoko Ishihara
Resubmission - Version 3
17 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
12 Mar 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ian Pagano
28 May 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mariko Makino
3 Jun 2013 Author responded Author comments - Yoko Ishihara
Resubmission - Version 4
3 Jun 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 4
8 Jul 2013 Author responded Author comments - Yoko Ishihara
Resubmission - Version 5
8 Jul 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
12 Aug 2013 Editorially accepted
15 Aug 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-754

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Kurume University
(2)
Yamaguchi-Ken Saiseikai Shimonoseki General Hospital
(3)
Nagasaki Goto Chuoh Hospital
(4)
Institute of Population and Labor Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
(5)
Department of Public Health, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University

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