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Health-related quality of life in migrant preschool children

Jardena Puder1*, Ana Margarida Pinto12*, Antoine Bonvin3, Patrick Bodenman4, Simone Munsch5, Susi Kriemler6 and Pedro Marques-Vidal78*

Author Affiliations

1 Service of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

2 Institute of Preventive Medicine; Medical Faculty of Lisbon, University of Lisbon, Avenida Professor Egas Moniz, Lisbon, 1649-028, Portugal

3 Institute of Sport Sciences, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

4 Policlinique Médicale Universitaire, Unité des populations Vulnérables (UPV), Rue du Bugnon 44, Lausanne, CH-1011, Switzerland

5 Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland

6 Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (STPH), University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

7 Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP), University of Lausanne, Route de la Corniche 10, Lausanne, Switzerland

8 Institut Universitaire de Médecine Sociale et Préventive, Bâtiment Biopôle 2, Route de la Corniche 10, Lausanne, CH-1010, Switzerland

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:384  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-384

Published: 25 April 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Quality of life scores according to the duration of stay in Switzerland. Table S2: Effect on quality of life of having both versus no parent migrants compared to selected diseases.

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