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The response to receiving phenotypic and genetic coronary heart disease risk scores and lifestyle advice – a qualitative study

  • Guy Shefer1Email author,
  • Barbora Silarova1,
  • Juliet Usher-Smith2 and
  • Simon Griffin2
BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:1221

Received: 17 June 2016

Accepted: 23 November 2016

Published: 3 December 2016

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17 Jun 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
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Resubmission - Version 2
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23 Nov 2016 Editorially accepted
3 Dec 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12889-016-3867-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

MRC- Epidemiology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Department of Public Helath and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK