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A comparison of DALYs for periodontal disease in China between 1990 and 2013: insights from the 2013 global burden of disease study

  • Qi Zhang1,
  • Zhixin Li1,
  • Chunxiao Wang1,
  • Yunning Liu1,
  • Yang Yang1,
  • Scottie Bussell2,
  • Maigeng Zhou1 and
  • Linhong Wang1Email author
BMC Oral HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:74

Received: 28 September 2016

Accepted: 3 March 2017

Published: 11 April 2017

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Original Submission
28 Sep 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Malini Chari
25 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kristina Wanyonyi
17 Nov 2016 Author responded Author comments - qi zhang
Resubmission - Version 2
17 Nov 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
11 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12903-017-0356-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

National Center for Chronic and Non--Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Parker Indian Health Center