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Health-related quality of life and associated factors in functionally independent older people

  • Mónica Machón1, 2, 3Email author,
  • Isabel Larrañaga4, 3,
  • Miren Dorronsoro5, 6, 3,
  • Kalliopi Vrotsou1, 2, 3 and
  • Itziar Vergara1, 2, 3
BMC GeriatricsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:19

Received: 9 November 2016

Accepted: 31 December 2016

Published: 14 January 2017

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Original Submission
9 Nov 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
1 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sandhiran Patchay
16 Dec 2016 Author responded Author comments - Mónica Machón
Resubmission - Version 2
16 Dec 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 Dec 2016 Editorially accepted
14 Jan 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12877-016-0410-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

Unidad de Investigación de Atención Primaria-OSIS Gipuzkoa, Osakidetza, San Sebastián, Spain
Red de Investigación en Servicios de Salud en Enfermedades Crónicas (REDISSEC), Bilbao, Spain
Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Biodonostia, San Sebastián, Spain
Departamento de Salud, Delegación Territorial de Gipuzkoa, Gobierno Vasco, San Sebastián, Spain
Dirección de Salud Pública y Adicciones, Gobierno Vasco, Vitoria, Spain
CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Madrid, Spain