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Investigating maternal risk factors as potential targets of intervention to reduce socioeconomic inequality in small for gestational age: a population-based study

  • Irene Hayward1,
  • Lorraine Halinka Malcoe1,
  • Lesley A Cleathero1,
  • Patricia A Janssen2,
  • Bruce P Lanphear1, 3,
  • Michael V Hayes4,
  • Andre Mattman5,
  • Robert Pampalon6 and
  • Scott A Venners1Email author
BMC Public Health201212:333

Received: 28 October 2011

Accepted: 8 May 2012

Published: 13 June 2012

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Original Submission
28 Oct 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
12 Dec 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ilona Koupil
13 Dec 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Yvonne Kelly
16 Feb 2012 Author responded Author comments - Scott A. Venners
Resubmission - Version 2
16 Feb 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 May 2012 Editorially accepted
13 Jun 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-333

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Authors’ Affiliations

Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University
School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
Child & Family Research Institute, BC Children’s Hospital
School of Public Health and Social Policy, Faculty of Human and Social Development, University of Victoria
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, St Paul’s Hospital
Institut National de Santé Publique du Québec