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A comprehensive assessment of urinary iodine concentration and thyroid hormones in New Zealand schoolchildren: a cross-sectional study

  • Sheila A Skeaff1Email author,
  • Christine D Thomson1,
  • Noela Wilson2 and
  • Winsome R Parnell1
Nutrition Journal201211:31

Received: 10 February 2012

Accepted: 8 May 2012

Published: 8 May 2012

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Original Submission
10 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
27 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Lean
7 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tim Green
12 Apr 2012 Author responded Author comments - Sheila Skeaff
Resubmission - Version 2
12 Apr 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 May 2012 Editorially accepted
8 May 2012 Article published 10.1186/1475-2891-11-31

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago
LINZ Activity Unit, University of Otago