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Scaling up community-based obesity prevention in Australia: Background and evaluation design of the Health Promoting Communities: Being Active Eating Well initiative

  • Andrea M de Silva-Sanigorski1, 4Email author,
  • Kristy Bolton1,
  • Michelle Haby2,
  • Peter Kremer3,
  • Lisa Gibbs4,
  • Elizabeth Waters4 and
  • Boyd Swinburn1
BMC Public Health201010:65

Received: 19 January 2010

Accepted: 12 February 2010

Published: 12 February 2010

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19 Jan 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
7 Feb 2010 Author responded Author comments - Andrea de Silva-Sanigorski
Resubmission - Version 2
7 Feb 2010 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Feb 2010 Editorially accepted
12 Feb 2010 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-10-65

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Authors’ Affiliations

WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University
Victorian Department of Health
School of Psychology, Deakin University
Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne