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New methods for estimating follow-up rates in cohort studies

BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:155

Received: 19 July 2017

Accepted: 21 November 2017

Published: 1 December 2017

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Original Submission
19 Jul 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
2 Nov 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sujata Patil
15 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Xiaonan Xue
Resubmission - Version 2
15 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
1 Dec 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12874-017-0436-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Epidemiology & Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, USA
Department of Urology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, USA