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A mixed ecologic-cohort comparison of physical activity & weight among young adults from five populations of African origin

  • Amy Luke1Email author,
  • Pascal Bovet2,
  • Jacob Plange-Rhule3,
  • Terrence E Forrester4,
  • Estelle V Lambert5,
  • Dale A Schoeller6,
  • Lara R Dugas1,
  • Ramon A Durazo-Arvizu1,
  • David A Shoham1,
  • Guichan Cao1,
  • Soren Brage7,
  • Ulf Ekelund7, 8 and
  • Richard S Cooper1
Contributed equally
BMC Public Health201414:397

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-397

Received: 11 October 2013

Accepted: 30 March 2014

Published: 24 April 2014

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Original Submission
11 Oct 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Dec 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mweete Nglazi
9 Jan 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Klaas Westerterp
14 Jan 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Virginia Quick
12 Feb 2014 Author responded Author comments - Lara Dugas
Resubmission - Version 3
12 Feb 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 3
24 Feb 2014 Author responded Author comments - Lara Dugas
Resubmission - Version 4
24 Feb 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 4
17 Mar 2014 Author responded Author comments - Lara Dugas
Resubmission - Version 5
17 Mar 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
30 Mar 2014 Editorially accepted
24 Apr 2014 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-14-397

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago
(2)
Institute of Social & Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Ministry of Health, Republic of Seychelles
(3)
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
(4)
Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies
(5)
Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town
(6)
University of Wisconsin
(7)
MRC Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrooke’s Hospital
(8)
Department of Sport Medicine, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences

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