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The factor structure of the Turkish version of the Revised Illness Perception Questionnaire (IPQ-R) in patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease

  • Patrick Brzoska1Email author,
  • Yüce Yilmaz-Aslan1,
  • Eda Sultanoglu1,
  • Bülent Sultanoglu2 and
  • Oliver Razum1
BMC Public Health201212:852

Received: 16 February 2012

Accepted: 4 October 2012

Published: 9 October 2012

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Original Submission
16 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Martyn Jones
21 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - Patrick Brzoska
Resubmission - Version 2
21 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Theda Borde
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
4 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
9 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-852

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Epidemiology & International Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld
25 Aralık Government Hospital