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Association of blood pressure with development of metabolic syndrome components: a five-year Retrospective Cohort study in Beijing

  • Da Huo1, 2, 3,
  • Lixin Tao1, 2,
  • Xia Li1, 2, 4,
  • Wei Wang5,
  • Zhaoping Wang6,
  • Dongning Chen6,
  • Huiping Zhu1, 2,
  • Xinghua Yang1, 2,
  • Yanxia Luo1, 2 and
  • Xiuhua Guo1, 2Email author
BMC Public Health201313:912

Received: 24 June 2013

Accepted: 25 September 2013

Published: 2 October 2013

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24 Jun 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
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15 Jul 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Altan Onat
17 Jul 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Chun-Hsien Hsu
8 Sep 2013 Author responded Author comments - Xiuhua Guo
Resubmission - Version 4
8 Sep 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 4
25 Sep 2013 Editorially accepted
2 Oct 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-912

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Public Health, Capital Medical University
Beijing Municipal Key Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology
Institute for Infectious Disease and Endemic Disease Control, Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College Cork
Department of Integrated Early Childhood Development, Capital Institute of Pediatrics
Physical Examination Department, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University