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Prevalence of sexual activity and associated factors in hypertensive males and females in China: A cross-sectional study

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BMC Public Health201212:364

Received: 20 March 2012

Accepted: 18 May 2012

Published: 18 May 2012

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Original Submission
20 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
2 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Abdulbari Bener
8 May 2012 Author responded Author comments - Xiaojun Chen
Resubmission - Version 2
8 May 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
18 May 2012 Editorially accepted
18 May 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-364

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College
Department of Preventive Medicine, Shantou University Medical College