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Urban-rural differences in the association between blood lipids and characteristics of the built environment: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  1. Rosa de Groot1,2,
  2. Katja van den Hurk1,
  3. Linda J Schoonmade3,
  4. Wim L A M de Kort1,4,
  5. Johannes Brug5,
  6. Jeroen Lakerveld2
  1. 1 Department of Donor Medicine – Donor Studies, Sanquin Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  2. 2 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Amsterdam Public Health research institute, Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  3. 3 Department of Medical Library, Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  4. 4 Department of Public Health, Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  5. 5 Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR), University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  1. Correspondence to Rosa de Groot; rosa.degroot{at}sanquin.nl

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  • Handling editor Seye Abimbola

  • Contributors RdG, KvdH, WLAMdK, JB and JL conceived and designed the study. RdG, LJS and JL developed the search strategy. RdG and JL screened and performed the assessment of bias. RdG extracted the data. RdG, KvdH, WLAMdK, JB and JL interpreted the data. All authors gave final approval of the version to be published and have contributed to the manuscript. RdG is the guarantor.

  • Funding This study was financially supported by a Product and Process Development Grant (PPOC-14-028) from Sanquin Blood Supply Foundation and by the VU University Medical Center.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Data sharing statement The datasets generated and analysed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.

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Footnotes

  • Handling editor Seye Abimbola

  • Contributors RdG, KvdH, WLAMdK, JB and JL conceived and designed the study. RdG, LJS and JL developed the search strategy. RdG and JL screened and performed the assessment of bias. RdG extracted the data. RdG, KvdH, WLAMdK, JB and JL interpreted the data. All authors gave final approval of the version to be published and have contributed to the manuscript. RdG is the guarantor.

  • Funding This study was financially supported by a Product and Process Development Grant (PPOC-14-028) from Sanquin Blood Supply Foundation and by the VU University Medical Center.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Data sharing statement The datasets generated and analysed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.

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