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A national study of socioeconomic status and tuberculosis rates by country of birth, United States, 1996–2005

  • Nicole A Olson1,
  • Amy L Davidow2,
  • Carla A Winston3,
  • Michael P Chen3,
  • Julie A Gazmararian4 and
  • Dolores J Katz3Email author
BMC Public Health201212:365

Received: 2 February 2012

Accepted: 18 May 2012

Published: 18 May 2012

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2 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
11 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Matthew McKenna
14 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Clare French
18 Apr 2012 Author responded Author comments - Dolores Katz
Resubmission - Version 2
18 Apr 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
18 May 2012 Editorially accepted
18 May 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-365

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Authors’ Affiliations

California Department of Public Health, STD Control Branch
Department of Preventive Medicine, New Jersey Medical School
Division of TB Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health