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Development and effectiveness of a mobile phone application conducting health behavioral intervention among men who have sex with men, a randomized controlled trial: study protocol

  • Jin Yan1Email author,
  • Aidi Zhang1,
  • Liang Zhou2,
  • Zhulin Huang3,
  • Pan Zhang1 and
  • Guoli Yang1
BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:355

Received: 22 February 2017

Accepted: 6 April 2017

Published: 24 April 2017

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22 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Mar 2017 Author responded Author comments - Jin Yan
Resubmission - Version 2
29 Mar 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
24 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12889-017-4235-6

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Authors’ Affiliations

The Third Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, China
Guangzhou Brain Hospital, Guangzhou, China
Changsha Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Changsha, China