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Retraction Note: Al Kharj diabetic patients’ perception about diabetes mellitus using revised-illness perception questionnaire (IPQ-R)

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The original article was published in BMC Family Practice 2018 19:21

Retraction Note: BMC Fam Pract (2018) 19:21

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-018-0713-x

The editors have retracted this article [1] because it contains extensive overlap with an article published by the same authors in the Journal of Family & Community Medicine [2] and is therefore redundant. The authors have not responded to correspondence from the editor about this retraction.

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    Al-Ghamdi S, Ahmad G, Ali AH, Bahakim N, Alomran S, Alhowikan W, et al. Al Kharj diabetic patients’ perception about diabetes mellitus using revised-illness perception questionnaire (IPQ-R). BMC Family Practice. 2018;19:21

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    Al-Ghamdi SH, Ahmad GAU, Ali AH, Bahakim NO, Alomran SI, Alhowikan WK, et al. How do Saudi diabetic patients perceive their illness? A multicenter survey using revised-illness perception questionnaire. Journal of Family & Community Medicine, 2018;25:2,75–81

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    Al-Ghamdi S, Ahmad G, Ali AH, Bahakim N, Alomran S, Alhowikan W, et al. Al Kharj diabetic patients’ perception about diabetes mellitus using revised-illness perception questionnaire (IPQ-R). BMC Fam Pract. 2018;19:21.

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    Al-Ghamdi SH, Ahmad GAU, Ali AH, Bahakim NO, Alomran SI, Alhowikan WK, et al. How do Saudi diabetic patients perceive their illness? A multicenter survey using revised-illness perception questionnaire. J Fam Community Med. 2018;25:2,75–81.

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Correspondence to Sameer Al-Ghamdi.

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The original article can be found online at https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-018-0713-x

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Al-Ghamdi, S., Ahmad, G., Ali, A.H. et al. Retraction Note: Al Kharj diabetic patients’ perception about diabetes mellitus using revised-illness perception questionnaire (IPQ-R). BMC Fam Pract 20, 150 (2019) doi:10.1186/s12875-019-1043-3

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