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Towards condom skills: a cross-sectional study of the association between condom proficiency, condom problems and STI risk amongst MSM

BMC Public Health201212:747

Received: 9 May 2012

Accepted: 30 August 2012

Published: 6 September 2012

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Original Submission
9 May 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jesse Clark
9 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Frances Shiely
9 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Lisa Goodall
Resubmission - Version 2
9 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
30 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
6 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-747

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Authors’ Affiliations

Chalmers Centre
School of Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University