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Socioeconomic variation in the burden of chronic conditions and health care provision – analyzing administrative individual level data from the Basque Country, Spain

  • Juan F Orueta1, 2Email author,
  • Arturo García-Álvarez3,
  • Edurne Alonso-Morán1,
  • Laura Vallejo-Torres4, 5, 6 and
  • Roberto Nuño-Solinis1
BMC Public Health201313:870

Received: 9 May 2013

Accepted: 17 September 2013

Published: 22 September 2013

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Original Submission
9 May 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
16 Jun 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anne Kavanagh
25 Jul 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Alison Beauchamp
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Aug 2013 Author responded Author comments - Juan Fco Orueta
Resubmission - Version 3
26 Aug 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
17 Sep 2013 Editorially accepted
22 Sep 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-870

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Authors’ Affiliations

Oberri (The Basque Institute for Health Innovation)
Centro de Salud de Astrabudua, Osakidetza (The Basque Health Service)
Kronikgune (The International Centre of Excellence in Research into Chronicity)
Clinical Trials Unit, University College London
Departamento de Economía de las Instituciones, Estadística Económica y Econometría, Universidad de la Laguna
Centro de Investigaciones Biomédicas de Canarias (CIBICAN)