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Factors influencing the decision to participate in medical premarital examinations in Hubei Province, Mid-China

BMC Public Health201313:217

Received: 19 September 2012

Accepted: 21 November 2012

Published: 11 March 2013

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Original Submission
19 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - Tyler VanderWeele
Resubmission - Version 2
28 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
11 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-217

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of public health, Wuhan University
School of Basic Medical Science, Wuhan University
Harvard School of Public Health