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Intention to voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT) among health professionals in Jimma zone, Ethiopia: the theory of planned behavior (TPB) perspective

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BMC Public Health201313:140

Received: 16 August 2012

Accepted: 13 February 2013

Published: 15 February 2013

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Original Submission
16 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Francis Mulekya Bwambale
7 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mutemba Charles
3 Feb 2013 Author responded Author comments - Eshetu Girma
Resubmission - Version 2
3 Feb 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
15 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-140

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Authors’ Affiliations

College of Health Sciences, Mizan-Tepi University
Department of Sociology, Jimma University
Department of Health Education and Behavioral Sciences, Jimma University