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Does neighborhood environment influence girls' pubertal onset? findings from a cohort study

  • Julianna Deardorff1Email author,
  • Molly Fyfe1,
  • J Paul Ekwaru1,
  • Lawrence H Kushi2,
  • Louise C Greenspan2 and
  • Irene H Yen3
BMC Pediatrics201212:27

Received: 20 October 2011

Accepted: 13 March 2012

Published: 13 March 2012

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Original Submission
20 Oct 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
24 Dec 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Julie Lumeng
22 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Paul Kaplowitz
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Mar 2012 Editorially accepted
13 Mar 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2431-12-27

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Public Health, University of California
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California
School of Medicine, University of California