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Effects of secondhand smoke on the birth weight of term infants and the demographic profile of Saudi exposed women

  • Hayfaa A Wahabi1Email author,
  • Rasmieh A Alzeidan1,
  • Amel A Fayed3, 4,
  • Ahmed Mandil2,
  • Ghadeer Al-Shaikh5 and
  • Samia A Esmaeil1
BMC Public Health201313:341

Received: 7 January 2013

Accepted: 11 April 2013

Published: 15 April 2013

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Original Submission
7 Jan 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
7 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Amel Al-Makoshi
12 Mar 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sean Semple
22 Mar 2013 Author responded Author comments - hayfaa wahabi
Resubmission - Version 2
22 Mar 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Apr 2013 Editorially accepted
15 Apr 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-341

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Authors’ Affiliations

Sheikh Bahamdan Research Chair of Evidence-based Healthcare and Knowledge translation, College of Medicine, King Saud University
Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University
King Saud Ben Abdul Aziz University for Health Sciences
High Institute of Public Health Alexandria University
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital