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A cross-sectional observational study of unmet health needs among homeless and vulnerably housed adults in three Canadian cities

  • Niran Argintaru1Email author,
  • Catharine Chambers1,
  • Evie Gogosis1,
  • Susan Farrell2,
  • Anita Palepu3,
  • Fran Klodawsky4 and
  • Stephen W Hwang1
Contributed equally
BMC Public Health201313:577

Received: 14 September 2012

Accepted: 28 May 2013

Published: 13 June 2013

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Original Submission
14 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anton Kunst
25 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bernadette Pauly
3 Apr 2013 Author responded Author comments - Niran Argintaru
Resubmission - Version 2
3 Apr 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Apr 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anton Kunst
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
28 May 2013 Editorially accepted
13 Jun 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-577

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Authors’ Affiliations

Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital
Institute of Mental Health Research, University of Ottawa
Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia
School of Geography and Environmental studies, Carlton University