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Open Peer Review Reports for: Investigating linkage rates among probabilistically linked birth and hospitalization records

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Original Submission
29 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
13 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Merran Smith
5 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Shiliang Liu
6 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Christine Roberts
Resubmission - Version 2
6 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Merran Smith
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
28 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
25 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2288-12-149

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