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Open Peer Review Reports for: Using maximum weight to redefine body mass index categories in studies of the mortality risks of obesity

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Original Submission
7 Dec 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
8 Jan 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lennert Veerman
18 Jan 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Abdullah Mamun
15 Feb 2014 Author responded Author comments - Andrew Stokes
Resubmission - Version 2
15 Feb 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Mar 2014 Editorially accepted
17 Mar 2014 Article published 10.1186/1478-7954-12-6

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