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Open Peer Review Reports for: To test or not to test: Preliminary assessment of normality when comparing two independent samples

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Original Submission
27 Dec 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
10 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gabriela Vazquez Benitez
3 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Derek Smolenski
27 Apr 2012 Author responded Author comments - Justine Rochon
Resubmission - Version 2
27 Apr 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 May 2012 Editorially accepted
19 Jun 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2288-12-81

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