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The cost of child health inequalities in Aotearoa New Zealand: a preliminary scoping study

BMC Public Health201212:384

Received: 24 November 2011

Accepted: 28 May 2012

Published: 28 May 2012

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
24 Nov 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Danny Dorling
2 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - tim mccreanor
30 Apr 2012 Author responded Author comments - Clair Mills
Resubmission - Version 2
30 Apr 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 May 2012 Editorially accepted
28 May 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-384

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Authors’ Affiliations

Te Kupenga Hauora Māori, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland
Department of Economics, The University of Auckland Business School
Northland District Health Board