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Association between neighborhood deprivation and fruits and vegetables consumption and leisure-time physical activity: a cross-sectional multilevel analysis

  • Luís Alves1, 2, 3Email author,
  • Susana Silva1, 2,
  • Milton Severo1, 2,
  • Diogo Costa1, 2,
  • Maria Fátima Pina1, 2, 4,
  • Henrique Barros1, 2 and
  • Ana Azevedo1, 2
BMC Public Health201313:1103

Received: 17 August 2013

Accepted: 26 November 2013

Published: 1 December 2013

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Original Submission
17 Aug 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Sep 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jephat Chifamba
2 Oct 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Malgorzata Schlegel-Zawadzka
6 Oct 2013 Author responded Author comments - Luis Alves
Resubmission - Version 2
6 Oct 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Nov 2013 Editorially accepted
1 Dec 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1103

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Public Health, University of Porto
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health, University of Porto Medical School, Alameda Prof. Hernâni Monteiro
St. André de Canidelo Family Health Unit
Institute of Biomedical Engineering