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Is asthma a vanishing disease? A study to forecast the burden of asthma in 2022

  • Teresa To1, 2, 3Email author,
  • Sanja Stanojevic1, 3,
  • Rachel Feldman1,
  • Rahim Moineddin2, 3,
  • Eshetu G Atenafu4,
  • Jun Guan2,
  • Andrea S Gershon2, 3 and
  • the RESPONSE Team
BMC Public Health201313:254

Received: 18 June 2012

Accepted: 31 January 2013

Published: 21 March 2013

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Original Submission
18 Jun 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
10 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nelson Rosario
15 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jose Rizzo
16 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - May Nawal Lutfiyya
15 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Teresa To
Resubmission - Version 2
15 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
21 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-254

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Authors’ Affiliations

Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
University of Toronto
University Health Network