Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is not associated with a lower health perception
Liat Mlynarsky, Roni Lotan, Muriel Webb, Zamir Halpern, Erwin Santo, Oren Shibolet, Shira Zelber-Sagi, Department of Gastroenterology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel-Aviv 6423906, Israel
Liat Mlynarsky, Roni Lotan, Muriel Webb, Zamir Halpern, Erwin Santo, Oren Shibolet, The Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel
Dalit Schlesinger, Shira Zelber-Sagi, School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Haifa 3498838, Israel
Author contributions: Zelber-Sagi S conceived and designed the study; Schlesinger D and Zelber-Sagi S analyzed the data; Lotan R, Webb M and Zelber-Sagi S performed the data collection; Halpern Z, Santo E and Shibolet O conducted on data collection; Mlynarsky L, Shibolet O and Zelber-Sagi S wrote the manuscript; all authors critically reviewed the manuscript and approved it.
Institutional review board statement: The study was approved by the institutional review board of Tel Aviv medical center.
Informed consent statement: All participants signed an informed consent.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
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Correspondence to: Shira Zelber-Sagi, RD, PhD, Head of Nutrition and Behavior Program, School of Public Health, the University of Haifa and the Tel-Aviv Medical Center, 6 Weizman Street, Tel-Aviv 64239, Israel. email@example.com
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Received: December 18, 2016
Peer-review started: December 20, 2016
First decision: January 13, 2016
Revised: February 9, 2016
Accepted: March 2, 2016
Article in press: March 2, 2016
Published online: May 7, 2016