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Comparing trends in mortality from cardiovascular disease and cancer in the United Kingdom, 1983–2013: joinpoint regression analysis

Population Health MetricsAdvancing innovation in health measurement201715:23

Received: 28 July 2016

Accepted: 25 June 2017

Published: 1 July 2017

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Original Submission
28 Jul 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
27 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Martin O'Flaherty
20 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pamela Groenewald
27 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Lauren Wilson
Resubmission - Version 2
27 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
25 Jun 2017 Editorially accepted
1 Jul 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12963-017-0141-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Nuffield Department of Public Health, British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK