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The impact of the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) on the recording of smoking targets in primary care medical records: cross-sectional analyses from The Health Improvement Network (THIN) database

  • Jaspal S Taggar1Email author,
  • Tim Coleman1,
  • Sarah Lewis2 and
  • Lisa Szatkowski2
BMC Public Health201212:329

Received: 21 September 2011

Accepted: 4 May 2012

Published: 10 July 2012

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21 Sep 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
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9 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Philip Hannaford
16 Apr 2012 Author responded Author comments - Jaspal Taggar
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16 Apr 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
4 May 2012 Editorially accepted
10 Jul 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-329

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Authors’ Affiliations

National School for Primary Care Research and UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham, Medical School, Queen’s Medical Centre
Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies