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Evolution of the “fourth stage” of epidemiologic transition in people aged 80 years and over: population-based cohort study using electronic health records

Population Health MetricsAdvancing innovation in health measurement201715:18

Received: 16 November 2016

Accepted: 4 May 2017

Published: 12 May 2017

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Original Submission
16 Nov 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
3 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Martin Mckee
27 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Viviana Egidi
6 Mar 2017 Author responded Author comments - Nisha C Hazra
Resubmission - Version 2
6 Mar 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 May 2017 Editorially accepted
12 May 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12963-017-0136-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King’s College London
NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust