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Identifying potential differences in cause-of-death coding practices across Russian regions

  • Inna Danilova1, 2Email author,
  • Vladimir M. Shkolnikov1, 3,
  • Dmitri A. Jdanov1, 3,
  • France Meslé4 and
  • Jacques Vallin4
Population Health Metrics201614:8

Received: 4 November 2015

Accepted: 15 March 2016

Published: 22 March 2016

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Original Submission
4 Nov 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Nov 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carla Abouzahr
24 Dec 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Martin Mckee
28 Dec 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - David Phillips
9 Feb 2016 Author responded Author comments - Inna Danilova
Resubmission - Version 2
9 Feb 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Mar 2016 Editorially accepted
22 Mar 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12963-016-0078-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
New Economic School, Moscow, Russia
Institut national d’études démographiques, Paris, France