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Social Exclusion Index-for Health Surveys (SEI-HS): a prospective nationwide study to extend and validate a multidimensional social exclusion questionnaire

  • Addi P. L. van Bergen1, 4Email author,
  • Stella J. M. Hoff2,
  • Hanneke Schreurs1,
  • Annelies van Loon3 and
  • Albert M. van Hemert4
BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:253

Received: 6 August 2016

Accepted: 7 March 2017

Published: 14 March 2017

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Original Submission
6 Aug 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Aug 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Laura Wray-Lake
1 Sep 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lena Dahlberg
4 Oct 2016 Author responded Author comments - Addi P. L. van Bergen
Resubmission - Version 2
4 Oct 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
14 Mar 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12889-017-4175-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Public Health, Municipality of Utrecht
Department of Labour and Public Services, The Netherlands Institute of Social Research|SCP
Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Public Health Service of Amsterdam
Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Centre