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Occupational and leisure time physical activity in contrasting relation to ambulatory blood pressure

  • Els Clays1Email author,
  • Dirk De Bacquer1,
  • Koen Van Herck1,
  • Guy De Backer1,
  • France Kittel2 and
  • Andreas Holtermann3
BMC Public Health201212:1002

Received: 10 July 2012

Accepted: 14 November 2012

Published: 20 November 2012

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Original Submission
10 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
12 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Els Clays
7 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marcio Sommer Bittencourt
Resubmission - Version 2
12 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
20 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-1002

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital
Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Université Libre de Bruxelles
National Research Centre for the Working Environment