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Prevalence and risk factors for anemia severity and type in Malawian men and women: urban and rural differences

  • Aishatu L. Adamu1Email author,
  • Amelia Crampin2, 3,
  • Ndoliwe Kayuni3,
  • Alemayehu Amberbir2, 3,
  • Olivier Koole2, 3,
  • Amos Phiri3,
  • Moffat Nyirenda2, 3 and
  • Paul Fine2
Population Health MetricsAdvancing innovation in health measurement201715:12

Received: 12 June 2016

Accepted: 20 March 2017

Published: 29 March 2017

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Original Submission
12 Jun 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tilahun Haregu
22 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nicholas Kassebaum
27 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Aishatu Adamu
Resubmission - Version 2
27 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
29 Mar 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12963-017-0128-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Bayero University Kano, Community Medicine
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Malawi Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit