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Validity of self-measured waist and hip circumferences: results from a community study in Malaysia

  • Daniel D Reidpath1Email author,
  • Julius Chee-Ho Cheah1,
  • Fui-Ching Lam1,
  • Shahjahan Yasin1,
  • Ireneous Soyiri1 and
  • Pascale Allotey1
Nutrition Journal201312:135

Received: 18 July 2013

Accepted: 3 October 2013

Published: 5 October 2013

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Original Submission
18 Jul 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
15 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Joshua Barzilay
13 Sep 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Luenda Charles
30 Sep 2013 Author responded Author comments - Daniel Reidpath
Resubmission - Version 2
30 Sep 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Oct 2013 Editorially accepted
5 Oct 2013 Article published 10.1186/1475-2891-12-135

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Authors’ Affiliations

South East Asia Community Observatory (SEACO), School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University