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Asthma prevalence, knowledge, and perceptions among secondary school pupils in rural and urban coastal districts in Tanzania

  • Meshack Shimwela1,
  • Julius Chacha Mwita2Email author,
  • Michael Mwandri2,
  • Godfrey Mutashambara Rwegerera2,
  • Yohana Mashalla2 and
  • Ferdinand Mugusi3
BMC Public Health201414:387

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-387

Received: 14 July 2013

Accepted: 15 April 2014

Published: 23 April 2014

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Original Submission
14 Jul 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
18 Nov 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Philippa Ellwood
26 Feb 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sveinung Berntsen
25 Mar 2014 Author responded Author comments - Julius Mwita
Resubmission - Version 3
25 Mar 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 3
13 Apr 2014 Author responded Author comments - Julius Mwita
Resubmission - Version 4
13 Apr 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 4
15 Apr 2014 Editorially accepted
23 Apr 2014 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-14-387

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Authors’ Affiliations

Amana Municipal Hospital
University of Botswana
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences