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BMC Public Health

BMC Public Health 1/2013

Ausgabe 1/2013

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 1240 Artikel )

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention by primary care nurses to increase walking in patients aged 60–74 years: protocol of the PACE-Lift (Pedometer Accelerometer Consultation Evaluation - Lift) trial

Tess Harris, Sally Kerry, Christina Victor, Ulf Ekelund, Alison Woodcock, Steve Iliffe, Peter Whincup, Carole Beighton, Michael Ussher, Lee David, Debbie Brewin, Fredrika Adams, Annabelle Rogers, Derek Cook

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evidence for cervical cancer mortality with screening program in Taiwan, 1981–2010: age-period-cohort model

Shih-Yung Su, Jing-Yang Huang, Chien-Chang Ho, Yung-Po Liaw

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health-related quality of life, depression, and self-esteem in adolescents with leprosy-affected parents: results of a cross-sectional study in Nepal

Nobuko Yamaguchi, Krishna C Poudel, Masamine Jimba

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Repository on maternal child health: Health portal to improve access to information on maternal child health in India

Rajesh Khanna, N Karikalan, Anil Kumar Mishra, Anchal Agarwal, Madhulekha Bhattacharya, Jayanta K Das

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Internet-based interventions for disordered gamblers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of online self-directed cognitive-behavioural motivational therapy

David C Hodgins, Gordon H Fick, Robert Murray, John A Cunningham

01.12.2013 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A commentary on studies presenting projections of the future prevalence of dementia

Sam Norton, Fiona E Matthews, Carol Brayne

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Current experience with applying the GRADE approach to public health interventions: an empirical study

Eva A Rehfuess, Elie A Akl

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effectiveness of home visiting programs on child outcomes: a systematic review

Shelley Peacock, Stephanie Konrad, Erin Watson, Darren Nickel, Nazeem Muhajarine

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Epidemiology of smoking among Malaysian adult males: prevalence and associated factors

Hock Kuang Lim, Sumarni Mohd Ghazali, Cheong Chee Kee, Kuay Kuang Lim, Ying Ying Chan, Huey Chien Teh, Ahmad Faudzi Mohd Yusoff, Gurpreet Kaur, Zarihah Mohd Zain, Mohamad Haniki Nik Mohamad, Sallehuddin Salleh

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Chronic disease prevalence from Italian administrative databases in the VALORE project: a validation through comparison of population estimates with general practice databases and national survey

Rosa Gini, Paolo Francesconi, Giampiero Mazzaglia, Iacopo Cricelli, Alessandro Pasqua, Pietro Gallina, Salvatore Brugaletta, Daniele Donato, Andrea Donatini, Alessandro Marini, Carlo Zocchetti, Claudio Cricelli, Gianfranco Damiani, Mariadonata Bellentani, Miriam CJM Sturkenboom, Martijn J Schuemie

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact of plain packaging of tobacco products on smoking in adults and children: an elicitation of international experts’ estimates

Rachel Pechey, David Spiegelhalter, Theresa M Marteau

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Adverse childhood experiences and frequent insufficient sleep in 5 U.S. States, 2009: a retrospective cohort study

Daniel P Chapman, Yong Liu, Letitia R Presley-Cantrell, Valerie J Edwards, Anne G Wheaton, Geraldine S Perry, Janet B Croft

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence, risk factors and co-morbidities of diabetes among adults in rural Saskatchewan: the influence of farm residence and agriculture-related exposures

Roland Dyck, Chandima Karunanayake, Punam Pahwa, Louise Hagel, Josh Lawson, Donna Rennie, James Dosman

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Midlife women, bone health, vegetables, herbs and fruit study. The Scarborough Fair study protocol

Caroline A Gunn, Janet L Weber, Marlena C Kruger

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Wide Awake Parenting: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of a parenting program for the management of post-partum fatigue

Melissa Dunning, Monique Seymour, Amanda Cooklin, Rebecca Giallo

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Gamified physical activation of young men – a Multidisciplinary Population-Based Randomized Controlled Trial (MOPO study)

Riikka Ahola, Riitta Pyky, Timo Jämsä, Matti Mäntysaari, Heli Koskimäki, Tiina M Ikäheimo, Maija-Leena Huotari, Juha Röning, Hannu I Heikkinen, Raija Korpelainen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Motives for participating in a clinical research trial: a pilot study in Brazil

Solange A Nappo, Giovanna B Iafrate, Zila M Sanchez

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health impacts of the July 2010 heat wave in Québec, Canada

Ray Bustinza, Germain Lebel, Pierre Gosselin, Diane Bélanger, Fateh Chebana

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Enhancing Buruli ulcer control in Ghana through social interventions: a case study from the Obom sub-district

Collins K Ahorlu, Eric Koka, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Isaac Lamptey, Edwin Ampadu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of hypertension in overweight and obese children from a large school-based population in Shanghai, China

Xi Lu, Peng Shi, Chun-Yan Luo, Yue-Fang Zhou, Hui-Ting Yu, Chang-Yi Guo, Fan Wu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Local level epidemiological analysis of TB in people from a high incidence country of birth

Peter D Massey, David N Durrheim, Nicola Stephens, Amanda Christensen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Outdoor advertising, obesity, and soda consumption: a cross-sectional study

Lenard I Lesser, Frederick J Zimmerman, Deborah A Cohen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Age at menarche and its relationship to body mass index among adolescent girls in Kuwait

Nora Al-Awadhi, Nouf Al-Kandari, Teebah Al-Hasan, Daliah AlMurjan, Salhah Ali, Abdullah Al-Taiar

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Management of acute diarrhea in adults in China: a cross-sectional survey

Feng-Qin Hou, Yan Wang, Jun LI, Gui-Qiang Wang, Ying Liu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Ascertainment of chronic diseases using population health data: a comparison of health administrative data and patient self-report

Elizabeth Muggah, Erin Graves, Carol Bennett, Douglas G Manuel

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Understanding contextual barriers, supports, and opportunities for physical activity among Mexican-origin children in Texas border colonias: A descriptive study

M Renée Umstattd Meyer, Joseph R Sharkey, Megan S Patterson, Wesley R Dean

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Efficacy of ‘Tailored Physical Activity’ or ‘Chronic Pain Self-Management Program’ on return to work for sick-listed citizens: design of a randomised controlled trial

Lotte Nygaard Andersen, Birgit Juul-Kristensen, Kirsten Kaya Roessler, Lene Gram Herborg, Thomas Lund Sørensen, Karen Søgaard

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Joint predictability of health related quality of life and leisure time physical activity on mortality risk in people with diabetes

Chia-Lin Li, Hsing-Yi Chang, Chih-Cheng Hsu, Jui-fen Rachel Lu, Hsin-Ling Fang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Smoking cessation among diabetes patients: results of a pilot randomized controlled trial in Kerala, India

KR Thankappan, GK Mini, Meena Daivadanam, G Vijayakumar, PS Sarma, Mark Nichter

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Changes in alcohol consumption after a natural disaster: a study of Norwegian survivors after the 2004 Southeast Asia tsunami

Astri Nordløkken, Hilde Pape, Tore Wentzel-Larsen, Trond Heir

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Illness experience of adults with cervical spinal cord injury in Japan: a qualitative investigation

Ayako Ide-Okochi, Yoshihiko Yamazaki, Etsuko Tadaka, Kazumi Fujimura, Toshie Kusunaga

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors associated with skipping breakfast among Inner Mongolia Medical students in China

Juan Sun, He Yi, Zhiyue Liu, Yan Wu, Jiang Bian, Yanyan Wu, Yuki Eshita, Gaimei Li, Qing Zhang, Ying Yang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Convenience stores are the key food environment influence on nutrients available from household food supplies in Texas Border Colonias

Joseph R Sharkey, Wesley R Dean, Courtney C Nalty, Jin Xu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Association between perceived insufficient sleep, frequent mental distress, obesity and chronic diseases among US adults, 2009 behavioral risk factor surveillance system

Yong Liu, Janet B Croft, Anne G Wheaton, Geraldine S Perry, Daniel P Chapman, Tara W Strine, Lela R McKnight-Eily, Letitia Presley-Cantrell

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A qualitative exploration of Malaysian cancer patients’ perceptions of cancer screening

Maryam Farooqui, Mohamed Azmi Hassali, Aishah Knight, Asrul Akmal Shafie, Muhammad Aslam Farooqui, Fahad Saleem, Noman-ul Haq, Hisham Aljadhey

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

BMI and psychological distress in 68, 000 Swedish adults: a weak association when controlling for an age-gender combination

Susanne Brandheim, Ulla Rantakeisu, Bengt Starrin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Organizational stressors associated with job stress and burnout in correctional officers: a systematic review

Caitlin Finney, Erene Stergiopoulos, Jennifer Hensel, Sarah Bonato, Carolyn S Dewa

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Exploring the gap between hand washing knowledge and practices in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional comparative study

Sifat E Rabbi, Nepal C Dey

01.12.2013 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Harnessing the power of the grassroots to conduct public health research in sub-Saharan Africa: a case study from western Kenya in the adaptation of community-based participatory research (CBPR) approaches

Allan Kamanda, Lonnie Embleton, David Ayuku, Lukoye Atwoli, Peter Gisore, Samuel Ayaya, Rachel Vreeman, Paula Braitstein

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessment of the health care waste generation rates and its management system in hospitals of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2011

Mesfin Kote Debere, Kassahun Alemu Gelaye, Andamlak Gizaw Alamdo, Zemedu Mehamed Trifa

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Further validation that claims data are a useful tool for epidemiologic research on hypertension

Baylah Tessier-Sherman, Deron Galusha, Oyebode A Taiwo, Linda Cantley, Martin D Slade, Sharon R Kirsche, Mark R Cullen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of the prevalence and risk factors for hypertension in rural Nepali women

Rumana J Khan, Christine P Stewart, Parul Christian, Kerry J Schulze, Lee Wu, Steven C LeClerq, Subarna K Khatry, Keith P West Jr

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Determinants in adolescence for adult sickness absence in women and men: a 26-year follow-up of a prospective population based cohort (Northern Swedish cohort)

Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz, Gunnel Hensing, Hugo Westerlund, Magnus Backheden, Anne Hammarström

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors affecting unmet need for family planning in Eastern Sudan

Abdel Aziem A Ali, Amira Okud

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Does the local food environment around schools affect diet? Longitudinal associations in adolescents attending secondary schools in East London

Dianna Smith, Steven Cummins, Charlotte Clark, Stephen Stansfeld

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Willingness and acceptability of cervical cancer screening among HIV positive Nigerian women

Oliver C Ezechi, Chidinma V Gab-Okafor, Per Olof Ostergren, Karen Odberg Pettersson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

High coverage needle/syringe programs for people who inject drugs in low and middle income countries: a systematic review

Don C Des Jarlais, Jonathan P Feelemyer, Shilpa N Modi, Abu Abdul-Quader, Holly Hagan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The impact of the Cyprus comprehensive smoking ban on air quality and economic business of hospitality venues

Costas A Christophi, Martha Paisi, Despina Pampaka, Martha Kehagias, Constantine Vardavas, Gregory N Connolly

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Changes in screen time activity in Norwegian children from 2001 to 2008: two cross sectional studies

Nina C Øverby, Knut-Inge Klepp, Elling Bere

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Disparities in attendance at diabetes self-management education programs after diagnosis in Ontario, Canada: a cohort study

Karen Cauch-Dudek, J Charles Victor, Marianne Sigmond, Baiju R Shah

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Fertility and contraceptive decision-making and support for HIV infected individuals: client and provider experiences and perceptions at two HIV clinics in Uganda

Rhoda K Wanyenze, Glenn J Wagner, Nazarius M Tumwesigye, Maria Nannyonga, Fred Wabwire-Mangen, Moses R Kamya

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Beliefs and attitudes towards participating in genetic research – a population based cross-sectional study

Samantha M Kerath, Gila Klein, Marlena Kern, Iuliana Shapira, Jennifer Witthuhn, Nicole Norohna, Myriam Kline, Farisha Baksh, Peter Gregersen, Emanuela Taioli

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevention of Alcohol-Related Crime and Trauma (PACT): brief interventions in routine care pathway – a study protocol

Rama Jayaraj, Megan Whitty, Mahiban Thomas, David Kavangh, Didier Palmer, Valerie Thomson, Carolyn Griffin, Luke Mayo, Peter D’Abbs, Tricia Nagel

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Trends and risk factors of hyperglycemia and diabetes among Kuwaiti adults: National Nutrition Surveillance Data from 2002 to 2009

Faruk Ahmed, Carol Waslien, Mona A Al-Sumaie, Prasanna Prakash, Ahmad Allafi

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A randomized trial to evaluate the effectiveness of an individual, education-based safe transport program for drivers aged 75 years and older

Lisa Keay, Kristy Coxon, Julie Brown, Elizabeth Clarke, Soufiane Boufous, Anita Bundy, Serigne Lo, Rebecca Ivers

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A theory-based online health behavior intervention for new university students: study protocol

Tracy Epton, Paul Norman, Paschal Sheeran, Peter R Harris, Thomas L Webb, Fabio Ciravegna, Alan Brennan, Petra Meier, Steven A Julious, Declan Naughton, Andrea Petroczi, Aba-Sah Dadzie, Jen Kruger

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Adiponectin in eutrophic and obese children as a biomarker to predict metabolic syndrome and each of its components

Miguel Klünder-Klünder, Samuel Flores-Huerta, Rebeca García-Macedo, Jesús Peralta-Romero, Miguel Cruz

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Determinants of HPV vaccination intentions among Dutch girls and their mothers: a cross-sectional study

Hilde M van Keulen, Wilma Otten, Robert AC Ruiter, Minne Fekkes, Jim van Steenbergen, Elise Dusseldorp, Theo WGM Paulussen

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

High risk prescribing in older adults: prevalence, clinical and economic implications and potential for intervention at the population level

Danijela Gnjidic, David G Le Couteur, Sallie-Anne Pearson, Andrew J McLachlan, Rosalie Viney, Sarah N Hilmer, Fiona M Blyth, Grace Joshy, Emily Banks

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Social factors related to the clinical severity of influenza cases in Spain during the A (H1N1) 2009 virus pandemic

José María Mayoral, Jordi Alonso, Olatz Garín, Zaida Herrador, Jenaro Astray, Maretva Baricot, Jesús Castilla, Rafael Cantón, Ady Castro, Miguel Delgado-Rodríguez, Alicia Ferri, Pere Godoy, Fernando Gónzález-Candelas, Vicente Martín, Tomás Pumarola, José María Quintana, Núria Soldevila, Sonia Tamames, Ángela Domínguez, and the CIBERESP Cases and Controls in Pandemic Influenza Working Group, Spain

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Auditory dysfunction associated with solvent exposure

Adrian Fuente, Bradley McPherson, Louise Hickson

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Design and methods for evaluating an early childhood obesity prevention program in the childcare center setting

Ruby Natale, Stephanie Hapeman Scott, Sarah E Messiah, Maria Mesa Schrack, Susan B Uhlhorn, Alan Delamater

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Traumatic experiences and mental health consequences among child survivors of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake: a community-based follow-up study

Zhaobao Jia, Lizheng Shi, Guangfeng Duan, Weizhi Liu, Xiao Pan, Yingyao Chen, Wenhua Tian

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The interplay between structure and agency in shaping the mental health consequences of job loss

Julia Anaf, Frances Baum, Lareen Newman, Anna Ziersch, Gwyneth Jolley

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Does neighbourhood social capital aid in levelling the social gradient in the health and well-being of children and adolescents? A literature review

Veerle Vyncke, Bart De Clercq, Veerle Stevens, Caroline Costongs, Giorgio Barbareschi, Stefán Hrafn Jónsson, Sara Darias Curvo, Vladimir Kebza, Candace Currie, Lea Maes

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The impact of an employee wellness programme in clothing/textile manufacturing companies: a randomised controlled trial

Naila Edries, Jennifer Jelsma, Soraya Maart

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The prevalences of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis infections among female sex workers in China

Xiang-Sheng Chen, Yue-Ping Yin, Guo-Jun Liang, Qian-Qiu Wang, Ning Jiang, Qiao Liu, Geng-Feng Fu, Bin Yang, Yu-Jiao Zhou, Mei-Qin Shi, Baoxi Wang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Food, fizzy, and football: promoting unhealthy food and beverages through sport - a New Zealand case study

Mary-Ann Carter, Louise Signal, Richard Edwards, Janet Hoek, Anthony Maher

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sustainable development and public health: rating European countries

Kristina Seke, Natasa Petrovic, Veljko Jeremic, Jovanka Vukmirovic, Biljana Kilibarda, Milan Martic

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effectiveness of the physical activity promotion programme on the quality of life and the cardiopulmonary function for inactive people: Randomized controlled trial

Rocío Martín-Valero, Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas, María Teresa Labajos-Manzanares

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The performance of the K10, K6 and GHQ-12 to screen for present state DSM-IV disorders among disability claimants

Bert LR Cornelius, Johan W Groothoff, Jac JL van der Klink, Sandra Brouwer

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Lifestyle change in Kerala, India: needs assessment and planning for a community-based diabetes prevention trial

Meena Daivadanam, Pilvikki Absetz, Thirunavukkarasu Sathish, K R Thankappan, Edwin B Fisher, Neena Elezebeth Philip, Elezebeth Mathews, Brian Oldenburg

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

First national survival data for colorectal cancer among Saudis between 1994 and 2004: what’s next?

Mahmoud S Al-Ahwal, Yasmin H Shafik, Hazem M Al-Ahwal

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Fertility desire and intention of people living with HIV/AIDS in Tanzania: a call for restructuring care and treatment services

Elia J Mmbaga, Germana H Leyna, Mangi J Ezekiel, Deodatus C Kakoko

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Burden of childhood diseases and malnutrition in a semi-urban slum in southern India

Rajiv Sarkar, Prabhu Sivarathinaswamy, Bhuvaneshwari Thangaraj, Kulandaipalayam Natarajan Chella Sindhu, Sitara Swarna Rao Ajjampur, Jayaprakash Muliyil, Vinohar Balraj, Elena N Naumova, Honorine Ward, Gagandeep Kang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Determinants of skilled attendance for delivery in Northwest Ethiopia: a community based nested case control study

Zelalem Birhanu Mengesha, Gashaw Andargie Biks, Tadesse Awoke Ayele, Gizachew Assefa Tessema, Digsu Negesse Koye

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Study protocol: fit for delivery - can a lifestyle intervention in pregnancy result in measurable health benefits for mothers and newborns? A randomized controlled trial

Linda Reme Sagedal, Nina C Øverby, Hilde Lohne-Seiler, Elling Bere, Monica K Torstveit, Tore Henriksen, Ingvild Vistad

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Compliance and enforcement of a partial smoking ban in Lisbon taxis: an exploratory cross-sectional study

Sofia B Ravara, Miguel Castelo-Branco, Pedro Aguiar, Jose M Calheiros

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Japan Diabetes Outcome Intervention Trial-1(J-DOIT1), a nationwide cluster randomized trial of type 2 diabetes prevention by telephone-delivered lifestyle support for high-risk subjects detected at health checkups: rationale, design, and recruitment

Naoki Sakane, Kazuhiko Kotani, Kaoru Takahashi, Yoshiko Sano, Kokoro Tsuzaki, Kentaro Okazaki, Juichi Sato, Sadao Suzuki, Satoshi Morita, Kazuo Izumi, Masayuki Kato, Naoki Ishizuka, Mitsuhiko Noda, Hideshi Kuzuya

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effectiveness of a minimal psychological intervention to reduce mild to moderate depression and chronic fatigue in a working population: the design of a randomized controlled trial

Ed Aelfers, Hans Bosma, Inge Houkes, Jacques ThM van Eijk

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cluster randomised trial of a school-based intervention to prevent decline in adolescent physical activity levels: study protocol for the ‘Physical Activity 4 Everyone’ trial

Rachel Sutherland, Elizabeth Campbell, David R Lubans, Philip J Morgan, Anthony D Okely, Nicole Nathan, Luke Wolfenden, Jannah Jones, Lynda Davies, Karen Gillham, John Wiggers

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Community-level risk factors for notifiable gastrointestinal illness in the Northwest Territories, Canada, 1991-2008

Aliya Pardhan-Ali, Jeff Wilson, Victoria L Edge, Chris Furgal, Richard Reid-Smith, Maria Santos, Scott A McEwen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The impact of pre- and postnatal exposures on allergy related diseases in childhood: a controlled multicentre intervention study in primary health care

Christian Kvikne Dotterud, Ola Storrø, Melanie Rae Simpson, Roar Johnsen, Torbjørn Øien

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Exploring the potential for using results-based financing to address non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries

Chelsey R Beane, Suzanne Havala Hobbs, Harsha Thirumurthy

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Understanding critical health literacy: a concept analysis

Susie Sykes, Jane Wills, Gillian Rowlands, Keith Popple

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections among highland and lowland dwellers in Gamo area, South Ethiopia

Teklu Wegayehu, Tsegaye Tsalla, Belete Seifu, Takele Teklu

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effectiveness of alcohol brief intervention delivered by community pharmacists: study protocol of a two-arm randomised controlled trial

Ranjita Dhital, Ian Norman, Cate Whittlesea, Jim McCambridge

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A case-control study of physical activity patterns and risk of non-fatal myocardial infarction

Jian Gong, Hannia Campos, Joseph Mark A Fiecas, Stephen T McGarvey, Robert Goldberg, Caroline Richardson, Ana Baylin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in adolescents with screening-detected celiac disease, before and one year after diagnosis and initiation of gluten-free diet, a prospective nested case-referent study

Katrina Nordyke, Fredrik Norström, Lars Lindholm, Hans Stenlund, Anna Rosén, Anneli Ivarsson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A survey of how patient-perceived empathy affects the relationship between health literacy and the understanding of information by orthopedic patients?

Cheng-I Chu, Chia-Chih Alex Tseng

01.12.2013 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Using intervention mapping to develop a work-related guidance tool for those affected by cancer

Fehmidah Munir, Katryna Kalawsky, Deborah J Wallis, Emma Donaldson-Feilder

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cross-sectional survey on knowledge and perceptions of health risks associated with arsenic and mercury contamination from artisanal gold mining in Tanzania

Elias Charles, Deborah SK Thomas, Deborah Dewey, Mark Davey, Sospatro E Ngallaba, Eveline Konje

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Rationale and design of South Asian Birth Cohort (START): a Canada-India collaborative study

Sonia S Anand, Anil Vasudevan, Milan Gupta, Katherine Morrison, Anura Kurpad, Koon K Teo, Krishnamachari Srinivasan, The START Cohort Study Investigators

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Malaria burden and case management in the Republic of Congo: limited use and application of rapid diagnostic tests results

Francine Ntoumi, Jeannhey C Vouvoungui, Rod Ibara, Miguel Landry, Anissa Sidibé

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sexually transmitted infections based on the syndromic approach in Gondar town, northwest Ethiopia: a retrospective study

Beyene Moges, Gizachew Yismaw, Afework Kassu, Berihun Megabiaw, Shitaye Alemu, Bemnet Amare, Dagnachew Muluye

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Trends in HIV infection surveillance data among men who have sex with men in Norway, 1995-2011

Irena Jakopanec, Andrej M Grjibovski, Øivind Nilsen, Hans Blystad, Preben Aavitsland

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A systematic review of intervention effects on potential mediators of children’s physical activity

Helen Brown, Clare Hume, Natalie Pearson, Jo Salmon

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Racial differences in cigarette brand recognition and impact on youth smoking

Amanda L Dauphinee, Juliana R Doxey, Nina C Schleicher, Stephen P Fortmann, Lisa Henriksen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

High prevalence of overweight among adolescents in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Phuong Van Ngoc Nguyen, Tang Kim Hong, Truong Hoang, Dung The Nguyen, Annie R Robert

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Patterns and determinants of breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices of Emirati Mothers in the United Arab Emirates

Hadia Radwan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Gender difference in the characteristics of and high-risk behaviours among non-injecting heterosexual methamphetamine users in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China

Dianchang Liu, Zhenhong Wang, Tongsheng Chu, Shumin Chen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Healthcare seeking for diarrhoea, malaria and pneumonia among children in four poor rural districts in Sierra Leone in the context of free health care: results of a cross-sectional survey

Theresa Diaz, Asha S George, Sowmya R Rao, Peter S Bangura, John B Baimba, Shannon A McMahon, Augustin Kabano

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Ethnic differences in alcohol and drug use and related sexual risks for HIV among vulnerable women in Cape Town, South Africa: implications for interventions

Bronwyn Myers, Tracy L Kline, Felicia A Browne, Tara Carney, Charles Parry, Kim Johnson, Wendee M Wechsberg

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Change of urinary fluoride and bone metabolism indicators in the endemic fluorosis areas of southern china after supplying low fluoride public water

Shaoxian Chen, Boling Li, Shao Lin, Yixiang Huang, Xinhua Zhao, Min Zhang, Yuan Xia, Xiaoheng Fang, Junyi Wang, Syni-An Hwang, Shouyi Yu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effectiveness of Australia’s Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service®: maintenance of self-reported anthropometric and behavioural changes after program completion

Blythe J O’Hara, Philayrath Phongsavan, Elizabeth G Eakin, Elizabeth Develin, Joanne Smith, Mark Greenaway, Adrian E Bauman

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Gait speed correlates in a multiracial population of community-dwelling older adults living in Brazil: a cross-sectional population-based study

Cintia Regina Ruggero, Tereza Lofredo Bilton, Luiza Faria Teixeira, Juliane de Lemos Armada Ramos, Sandra Regina Alouche, Rosangela Correa Dias, Monica Rodrigues Perracini

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

HIV testing practices among black primary care physicians in the United States

Eric Y Wong, Wilbert C Jordan, David J Malebranche, Lori L DeLaitsch, Rebecca Abravanel, Alisha Bermudez, Bryan P Baugh

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Community embedded reproductive health interventions for adolescents in Latin America: development and evaluation of a complex multi-centre intervention

Peter Decat, Erica Nelson, Sarah De Meyer, Lina Jaruseviciene, Miguel Orozco, Zoyla Segura, Anna Gorter, Bernardo Vega, Kathya Cordova, Lea Maes, Marleen Temmerman, Els Leye, Olivier Degomme

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Psychosocial work environment factors and weight change: a prospective study among Danish health care workers

Helle Gram Quist, Ulla Christensen, Karl Bang Christensen, Birgit Aust, Vilhelm Borg, Jakob B Bjorner

01.12.2013 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Australian news media framing of medical tourism in low- and middle-income countries: a content review

Michelle Imison, Stephen Schweinsberg

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Maternal HIV disclosure to HIV-uninfected children in rural South Africa: a pilot study of a family-based intervention

Tamsen J Rochat, Ntombizodumo Mkwanazi, Ruth Bland

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Efficacy of a smoking cessation program in a population of adolescent smokers in vocational schools: a public health evaluative controlled study

Laetitia Minary, Linda Cambon, Hervé Martini, Nathalie Wirth, Dovi S Acouetey, Francine Thouvenot, Céline Maire, Yves Martinet, Abraham Bohadana, Denis Zmirou-Navier, François Alla

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Perinatal mortality in non-western migrants in Norway as compared to their countries of birth and to Norwegian women

Zainab Naimy, Jostein Grytten, Lars Monkerud, Anne Eskild

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Hypertension in Northern Angola: prevalence, associated factors, awareness, treatment and control

João E Pires, Yuri V Sebastião, António J Langa, Susana V Nery

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Socioeconomic factors from midlife predict mobility limitation and depressed mood three decades later; Findings from the AGES-Reykjavik Study

Daniëlle AI Groffen, Annemarie Koster, Hans Bosma, Marjan van den Akker, Thor Aspelund, Kristín Siggeirsdóttir, Gertrudis IJM Kempen, Jacques ThM van Eijk, Gudny Eiriksdottir, Pálmi V Jónsson, Lenore J Launer, Vilmundur Gudnason, Tamara B Harris, Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibility-Reykjavik Study Investigators

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Positive psychology interventions: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies

Linda Bolier, Merel Haverman, Gerben J Westerhof, Heleen Riper, Filip Smit, Ernst Bohlmeijer

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Knowledge of tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and perception about provider initiated HIV testing and counselling among TB patients attending health facilities in Harar town, Eastern Ethiopia

Ayichew Seyoum, Mengistu Legesse

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Perceived risks and benefits of cigarette smoking among Nepalese adolescents: a population-based cross-sectional study

Umesh Raj Aryal, Max Petzold, Alexandra Krettek

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Increased cancer awareness among British adolescents after a school-based educational intervention: a controlled before-and-after study with 6-month follow-up

Richard G Kyle, Liz Forbat, Petra Rauchhaus, Gill Hubbard

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Joint association of physical activity and body weight with subsequent physical and mental functioning: a follow-up study

Vivian Lindholm, Jouni Lahti, Ossi Rahkonen, Eero Lahelma, Tea Lallukka

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Association of Mediterranean diet, dietary supplements and alcohol consumption with breast density among women in South Germany: a cross-sectional study

Olga Voevodina, Christian Billich, Birke Arand, Gabriele Nagel

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Predictors of the number of under-five malnourished children in Bangladesh: application of the generalized poisson regression model

Mohammad Mafijul Islam, Morshed Alam, Md Tariquzaman, Mohammad Alamgir Kabir, Rokhsona Pervin, Munni Begum, Md Mobarak Hossain Khan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Determinants of vitamin a deficiency in children between 6 months and 2 years of age in Guinea-Bissau

Niels Danneskiold-Samsøe, Ane Bærent Fisker, Mathias Jul Jørgensen, Henrik Ravn, Andreas Andersen, Ibraima Djogo Balde, Christian Leo-Hansen, Amabelia Rodrigues, Peter Aaby, Christine Stabell Benn

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of knowledge of sex partner serostatus among high-risk Peruvian men who have sex with men and transgender women: implications for HIV prevention

Sharita Nagaraj, Eddy R Segura, Jesus Peinado, Kelika A Konda, Patricia Segura, Martin Casapia, Abner Ortiz, Silvia M Montano, Jesse L Clark, Jorge Sanchez, Javier R Lama, for the Peruvian HIV Sentinel Surveillance Working Group

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Exploring the ideal combination of activity satisfaction and burden among health promotion volunteers: a cross-sectional study in Japan

Hiroshi Murayama, Atsuko Taguchi, Sachiyo Murashima

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

HIV antibody testing and its correlates among heterosexual attendees of sexually transmitted disease clinics in China

Qiaoqin Ma, Xiaohong Pan, Gaofeng Cai, Jiezhe Yan, Masako Ono-Kihara, Masahiro Kihara

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Population based case–control study of serious non-fatal motorcycle crashes

Lesley Day, Michael G Lenné, Mark Symmons, Peter Hillard, Stuart Newstead, Trevor Allen, Rod McClure

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Compliance with different physical activity recommendations and its association with socio-demographic characteristics using an objective measure

Tineke Scheers, Renaat Philippaerts, Johan Lefevre

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Pre-pregnancy predictors of hypertension in pregnancy among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in north Queensland, Australia; a prospective cohort study

Sandra K Campbell, John Lynch, Adrian Esterman, Robyn McDermott

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cross-sectional study to assess knowledge about HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention measures in company workers in Ecuador

María C Cabezas, Marco Fornasini, Nadia Dardenne, Teresa Borja, Adelin Albert

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Intention to voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT) among health professionals in Jimma zone, Ethiopia: the theory of planned behavior (TPB) perspective

Fira Abamecha, Ameyu Godesso, Eshetu Girma

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Developing social capital in implementing a complex intervention: a process evaluation of the early implementation of a suicide prevention intervention in four European countries

Fiona M Harris, Margaret Maxwell, Rory C O’Connor, James Coyne, Ella Arensman, András Székely, Ricardo Gusmão, Claire Coffey, Susana Costa, Zoltan Cserháti, Nicole Koburger, Chantal van Audenhove, David McDaid, Julia Maloney, Peeter Värnik, Ulrich Hegerl

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

High prevalence of obesity among women who enrolled in HIV prevention trials in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: healthy diet and life style messages should be integrated into HIV prevention programs

Handan Wand, Gita Ramjee

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Geographic and urban–rural disparities in the total prevalence of neural tube defects and their subtypes during 2006–2008 in China: a study using the hospital-based birth defects surveillance system

Xiaohong Li, Jun Zhu, Yanping Wang, Dezhi Mu, Li Dai, Guangxuan Zhou, Qi Li, He Wang, Mingrong Li, Juan Liang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence and comorbidity of diabetes mellitus among non-institutionalized older adults in Germany - results of the national telephone health interview survey ‘German Health Update (GEDA)’ 2009

Yong Du, Christin Heidemann, Antje Gößwald, Patrick Schmich, Christa Scheidt-Nave

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Predictors of perinatal mortality in rural population of Northwest Ethiopia: a prospective longitudinal study

Gashaw Andargie, Yemane Berhane, Alemayehu Worku, Yigzaw Kebede

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The social ecology of water in a Mumbai slum: failures in water quality, quantity, and reliability

Ramnath Subbaraman, Shrutika Shitole, Tejal Shitole, Kiran Sawant, Jennifer O’Brien, David E Bloom, Anita Patil-Deshmukh

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A motivational interviewing intervention to PREvent PAssive Smoke Exposure (PREPASE) in children with a high risk of asthma: design of a randomised controlled trial

Sasha G Hutchinson, Ilse Mesters, Gerard van Breukelen, Jean WM Muris, Frans JM Feron, S Katharine Hammond, Constant P van Schayck, Edward Dompeling

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

HIV risk perception and distribution of HIV risk among African, Caribbean and other Black people in a Canadian city: mixed methods results from the BLACCH study

Shamara Baidoobonso, Greta R Bauer, Kathy Nixon Speechley, Erica Lawson, The BLACCH Study Team

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Which outcome expectancies are important in determining young adults’ intentions to use condoms with casual sexual partners?: a cross-sectional study

Katie V Newby, Katherine E Brown, David P French, Louise M Wallace

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of cardiovascular risk management by practice nurses in primary care

Ans H Tiessen, Karin M Vermeulen, Jan Broer, Andries J Smit, Klaas van der Meer

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Second-stage non-response in the Swiss health survey: determinants and bias in outcomes

Thomas Volken

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health literacy of Dutch adults: a cross sectional survey

Iris van der Heide, Jany Rademakers, Maarten Schipper, Mariël Droomers, Kristine Sørensen, Ellen Uiters

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of sexual, physical and emotional abuse in the Norwegian mother and child cohort study

Marie Flem Sørbø, Hilde Grimstad, Johan Håkon Bjørngaard, Berit Schei, Mirjam Lukasse

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The personal and national costs of lost labour force participation due to arthritis: an economic study

Deborah J Schofield, Rupendra N Shrestha, Richard Percival, Megan E Passey, Emily J Callander, Simon J Kelly

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Home-based chlamydia and gonorrhoea screening: a systematic review of strategies and outcomes

Muhammad S Jamil, Jane S Hocking, Heidi M Bauer, Hammad Ali, Handan Wand, Kirsty Smith, Jennifer Walker, Basil Donovan, John M Kaldor, Rebecca J Guy

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effectiveness of the trivalent influenza vaccine in Navarre, Spain, 2010–2011: a population-based test-negative case–control study

Iván Martínez-Baz, Víctor Martínez-Artola, Gabriel Reina, Marcela Guevara, Manuel García Cenoz, Julio Morán, Fátima Irisarri, Maite Arriazu, Esther Albeniz, Jesús Castilla, The Primary Health Care Sentinel Network of Navarre

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Recruitment and retention of participants in a pragmatic randomized intervention trial at three community health clinics: Results and lessons learned

Erica T Warner, Russell E Glasgow, Karen M Emmons, Gary G Bennett, Sandy Askew, Bernard Rosner, Graham A Colditz

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effectiveness of guideline-based care by occupational physicians on the return-to-work of workers with common mental disorders: design of a cluster-randomised controlled trial

Karlijn M van Beurden, Evelien P M Brouwers, Margot C W Joosen, Berend Terluin, Jac J L van der Klink, Jaap van Weeghel

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A blind area of family planning services in China: unintended pregnancy among unmarried graduate students

Yuanzhong Zhou, Chengliang Xiong, Jinwen Xiong, Xuejun Shang, Guohui Liu, Meimei Zhang, Pin Yin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The association between accelerometer-measured patterns of sedentary time and health risk in children and youth: results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey

Rachel C Colley, Didier Garriguet, Ian Janssen, Suzy L Wong, Travis J Saunders, Valerie Carson, Mark S Tremblay

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sexual orientation and self-reported mood disorder diagnosis among Canadian adults

Basia Pakula, Jean A Shoveller

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Improving occupational health care for construction workers: a process evaluation

Julitta S Boschman, Henk F van der Molen, Judith K Sluiter, Monique HW Frings-Dresen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

External validation of two prediction models identifying employees at risk of high sickness absence: cohort study with 1-year follow-up

Corné AM Roelen, Ute Bültmann, Willem van Rhenen, Jac JL van der Klink, Jos WR Twisk, Martijn W Heymans

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Parent smoker role conflict and planning to quit smoking: a cross-sectional study

Joan Friebely, Nancy A Rigotti, Yuchiao Chang, Nicole Hall, Victoria Weiley, Janelle Dempsey, Bethany Hipple, Emara Nabi-Burza, Sybil Murphy, Heide Woo, Jonathan P Winickoff

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Hypertension and hypertension-related disease in Mongolia; findings of a national knowledge, attitudes and practices study

Alessandro R Demaio, Dugee Otgontuya, Maximilian de Courten, Ib C Bygbjerg, Palam Enkhtuya, Dan W Meyrowitsch, Janchiv Oyunbileg

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health coaching to promote healthier lifestyle among older people at moderate risk for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and depression: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial in Sweden

Klas-Göran Sahlen, Helene Johansson, Lennarth Nyström, Lars Lindholm

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Symptoms of common mental disorder and cognitive associations with seropositivity among a cohort of people coming for testing for HIV/AIDS in Goa, India: a cross-sectional survey

Rosie Mayston, Vikram Patel, Melanie Abas, Priya Korgaonkar, Ramesh Paranjape, Savio Rodrigues, Martin Prince

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Breaking the habit: a qualitative exploration of barriers and facilitators to smoking cessation in people with enduring mental health problems

Susan Kerr, Charlotte Woods, Christina Knussen, Hazel Watson, Robert Hunter

01.12.2013 | Software | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Using relative survival measures for cross-sectional and longitudinal benchmarks of countries, states, and districts: the BenchRelSurv- and BenchRelSurvPlot-macros

Christian O Jacke, Iris Reinhard, Ute S Albert

01.12.2013 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Target prioritization and strategy selection for active case-finding of pulmonary tuberculosis: a tool to support country-level project planning

Nobuyuki Nishikiori, Catharina Van Weezenbeek

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Are healthcare workers’ intentions to vaccinate related to their knowledge, beliefs and attitudes? a systematic review

Raúl Herzog, Mª José Álvarez-Pasquin, Camino Díaz, José Luis Del Barrio, José Manuel Estrada, Ángel Gil

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reproducibility of physical activity recall over fifteen years: longitudinal evidence from the CARDIA study

Ashley Wilder Smith, Kathleen A Cronin, Heather Bowles, Gordon Willis, David R Jacobs, Rachel Ballard-Barbash, Richard P Troiano

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of electronic cigarettes versus nicotine patch for smoking cessation

Chris Bullen, Jonathan Williman, Colin Howe, Murray Laugesen, Hayden McRobbie, Varsha Parag, Natalie Walker

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

“Young people, adult worries”: RCT of an internet-based self-support method “Feel the ViBe” for children, adolescents and young adults exposed to family violence, a study protocol

Karin AWL van Rosmalen-Nooijens, Judith B Prins, Marianne Vergeer, Sylvie H Lo Fo Wong, Antoine LM Lagro-Janssen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Association between obesity and atopic disorders in Chinese adults: an individually matched case–control study

Xiao Luo, Jing Xiang, Xiaohui Dong, Fuwen Cai, Jianing Suo, Zhiqiang Wang, Meina Liu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Dietary patterns and risk of colorectal cancer in Tehran Province: a case–control study

Akram Safari, Zalilah Mohd Shariff, Mirnalini Kandiah, Bahram Rashidkhani, Foroozandeh Fereidooni

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Study on public perceptions and protective behaviors regarding Lyme disease among the general public in the Netherlands: implications for prevention programs

Desirée Jacqueline Mathieu Angélique Beaujean, Marloes Bults, Jim Everardus van Steenbergen, Hélene Antoine Claire Marie Voeten

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evaluation of a community intervention program in Japan using Framingham risk score and estimated 10-year coronary heart disease risk as outcome variables: a non-randomized controlled trial

Bing Zhu, Yasuo Haruyama, Takashi Muto, Akiko Yamasaki, Fumiko Tarumi

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sitting time in Germany: an analysis of socio-demographic and environmental correlates

Birgit Wallmann-Sperlich, Jens Bucksch, Sylvia Hansen, Peter Schantz, Ingo Froboese

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Correlates of prolonged television viewing time in older Japanese men and women

Hiroyuki Kikuchi, Shigeru Inoue, Takemi Sugiyama, Neville Owen, Koichiro Oka, Teruichi Shimomitsu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cross sectional study: latrine coverage and associated factors among rural communities in the District of Bahir Dar Zuria, Ethiopia

Worku Awoke, Semahegn Muche

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact of instrument error on the estimated prevalence of overweight and obesity in population-based surveys

Anna Biehl, Ragnhild Hovengen, Haakon E Meyer, Jøran Hjelmesæth, Jørgen Meisfjord, Else-Karin Grøholt, Mathieu Roelants, Bjørn Heine Strand

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Exploring knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to alcohol in Mongolia: a national population-based survey

Alessandro R Demaio, Otgontuya Dugee, Maximillian de Courten, Ib C Bygbjerg, Palam Enkhtuya, Dan W Meyrowitsch

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Economic analysis of pandemic influenza mitigation strategies for five pandemic severity categories

Joel K Kelso, Nilimesh Halder, Maarten J Postma, George J Milne

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Interventions to reduce suicides at suicide hotspots: a systematic review

Georgina R Cox, Christabel Owens, Jo Robinson, Angela Nicholas, Anne Lockley, Michelle Williamson, Yee Tak Derek Cheung, Jane Pirkis

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Work capacity and health-related quality of life among individuals with multiple sclerosis reduced by fatigue: a cross-sectional study

Gullvi Flensner, Anne-Marie Landtblom, Olle Söderhamn, Anna-Christina Ek

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Exploring knowledge, attitudes and practices related to diabetes in Mongolia: a national population-based survey

Alessandro R Demaio, Dugee Otgontuya, Maximilian de Courten, Ib C Bygbjerg, Palam Enkhtuya, Janchiv Oyunbileg, Dan W Meyrowitsch

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Oral rehydration salt use and its correlates in low-level care of diarrhea among children under 36 months old in rural Western China

Wenlong Gao, Hong Yan, Duolao Wang, Shaonong Dang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Relationship between children’s oral health-related behaviors and their caregiver’s sense of coherence

Rong Min Qiu, May CM Wong, Edward CM Lo, Huan Cai Lin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Epidemiological investigation of two parallel gastroenteritis outbreaks in school settings

Kassiani Mellou, Theologia Sideroglou, Maria Potamiti-Komi, Petros Kokkinos, Panos Ziros, Theano Georgakopoulou, Apostolos Vantarakis

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Yellow fever vaccination coverage following massive emergency immunization campaigns in rural Uganda, May 2011: a community cluster survey

James Bagonza, Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Malimbo Mugaga, Nathan Tumuhamye, Issa Makumbi

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Persistent household food insecurity, HIV, and maternal stress in Peri-Urban Ghana

Jonathan Garcia, Amber Hromi-Fiedler, Robert E Mazur, Grace Marquis, Daniel Sellen, Anna Lartey, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cross-cultural adaptation of the short-form condom attitude scale: validity assessment in a sub-sample of rural-to-urban migrant workers in Bangladesh

Tapash Roy, Claire Anderson, Catrin Evans, Mohammad Shafiqur Rahman, Mosiur Rahman

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Better learning in schools to improve attitudes toward abstinence and intentions for safer sex among adolescents in urban Nepal

Rachana Manandhar Shrestha, Keiko Otsuka, Krishna C Poudel, Junko Yasuoka, Medin Lamichhane, Masamine Jimba

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Individual- and provider-level factors associated with colorectal cancer screening in accordance with guideline recommendation: a community-level perspective across varying levels of risk

Ryan J Courtney, Christine L Paul, Robert W Sanson-Fisher, Finlay A Macrae, Mariko L Carey, John Attia, Mark McEvoy

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Family burden, family health and personal mental health

Edel Ennis, Brendan P Bunting

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Alcohol, betel-nut and cigarette consumption are negatively associated with health promoting behaviors in Taiwan: A cross-sectional study

Su-Er Guo, Tung-Jung Huang, Jui-Chu Huang, Ming-Shyan Lin, Rei-Mei Hong, Chia-Hao Chang, Mei-Yen Chen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Vitamin D deficiency among healthy adolescents in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Shamma J Muhairi, Aaesha E Mehairi, Aysha A Khouri, Muna M Naqbi, Fatima A Maskari, Juma Al Kaabi, Ayesha S Al Dhaheri, Nico Nagelkerke, Syed M Shah

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

How has the flu virus infected the Web? 2010 influenza and vaccine information available on the Internet

Loredana Covolo, Silvia Mascaretti, Anna Caruana, Grazia Orizio, Luigi Caimi, Umberto Gelatti

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Trends in procedures for infertility and caesarean sections: was NICE disinvestment guidance implemented? NICE recommendation reminders

Charlotte A Chamberlain, Richard M Martin, John Busby, Rebecca Gilbert, David J Cahill, William Hollingworth

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A randomized control trial: training program of university students as health promoters

Víctor Manuel Mendoza-Núñez, Cecilia Mecalco-Herrera, Cosme Ortega-Ávila, Laura Mecalco-Herrera, Juan Luis Soto-Espinosa, Mario Alfredo Rodríguez-León

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Warm homes for older people: aims and methods of a randomised community-based trial for people with COPD

Helen Viggers, Philippa Howden-Chapman, Tristram Ingham, Ralph Chapman, Gina Pene, Cheryl Davies, Ann Currie, Nevil Pierse, Helen Wilson, Jane Zhang, Michael Baker, Julian Crane

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Making the links: do we connect climate change with health? A qualitative case study from Canada

Francesca S Cardwell, Susan J Elliott

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors influencing the decision to participate in medical premarital examinations in Hubei Province, Mid-China

Peigang Wang, Xiao Wang, Min Fang, Tyler J Vander Weele

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A systematic review of qualitative findings on factors enabling and deterring uptake of HIV testing in Sub-Saharan Africa

Maurice Musheke, Harriet Ntalasha, Sara Gari, Oran Mckenzie, Virginia Bond, Adriane Martin-Hilber, Sonja Merten

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

An indigenous approach to explore health-related experiences among Māori parents: the Pukapuka Hauora asthma study

Bernadette Jones, Tristram R Ingham, Fiona Cram, Sarah Dean, Cheryl Davies

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effects of timing of initiation and planning on smoking cessation outcomes: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Ron Borland, James Balmford, Elena Swift

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Knowledge of, attitudes toward, and preventive practices relating to cholera and oral cholera vaccine among urban high-risk groups: findings of a cross-sectional study in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Tasnuva Wahed, Sheikh Shah Tanvir Kaukab, Nirod Chandra Saha, Iqbal Ansary Khan, Farhana Khanam, Fahima Chowdhury, Amit Saha, Ashraful Islam Khan, Ashraf Uddin Siddik, Alejandro Cravioto, Firdausi Qadri, Jasim Uddin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in a cohort of Chinese schoolchildren: comparison of two definitions and assessment of adipokines as components by factor analysis

Qiaoxuan Wang, Jinhua Yin, Lu Xu, Hong Cheng, Xiaoyuan Zhao, Hongding Xiang, Hugh Simon Lam, Jie Mi, Ming Li

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health system delay in pulmonary tuberculosis treatment in a country with an intermediate burden of tuberculosis: a cross-sectional study

Anamarija Jurcev-Savicevic, Rosanda Mulic, Karlo Kozul, Bozica Ban, Jasna Valic, Ljiljana Bacun-Ivcek, Ivan Gudelj, Gordana Popijac-Cesar, Snjezana Marinovic-Dunatov, Aleksandar Simunovic

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Multiple socioeconomic determinants of weight gain: the Helsinki Health Study

Tina Loman, Tea Lallukka, Mikko Laaksonen, Ossi Rahkonen, Eero Lahelma

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Drowning deaths in Sweden with emphasis on the presence of alcohol and drugs – a retrospective study, 1992–2009

Kristin Ahlm, Britt-Inger Saveman, Ulf Björnstig

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The influence of neighbourhood formality status and socio-economic position on self-rated health among adult men and women: a multilevel, cross sectional, population study from Aleppo, Syria

Balsam Ahmad, Vicky Ryan, Wasim Maziak, Tanja Pless-Mulloli, Martin White

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Design of a randomized controlled trial for multiple cancer risk behaviors among Spanish-speaking Mexican-origin smokers

Yessenia Castro, Karen Basen-Engquist, Maria E Fernandez, Larkin L Strong, Elizabeth G Eakin, Ken Resnicow, Yisheng Li, David W Wetter

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Brief oral health promotion intervention among parents of young children to reduce early childhood dental decay

Peter Arrow, Joseph Raheb, Margaret Miller

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Heavy episodic drinking and soccer practice among high school students in Brazil: the contextual aspects of this relationship

André Bedendo, Emérita S Opaleye, André Luiz Monezi Andrade, Ana Regina Noto

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The Fit for School health outcome study - a longitudinal survey to assess health impacts of an integrated school health programme in the Philippines

Bella Monse, Habib Benzian, Ella Naliponguit, Vincente Belizario, Alexander Schratz, Wim van Palenstein Helderman

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Feasibility of community-based screening for cardiovascular disease risk in an ethnic community: the South Asian Cardiovascular Health Assessment and Management Program (SA-CHAMP)

Charlotte A Jones, Alykhan Nanji, Shefina Mawani, Shahnaz Davachi, Leanne Ross, Ardene Vollman, Sandeep Aggarwal, Kathryn King-Shier, Norman Campbell

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Changes in metabolic profiles after the Great East Japan Earthquake: a retrospective observational study

Masaharu Tsubokura, Morihito Takita, Tomoko Matsumura, Kazuo Hara, Tetsuya Tanimoto, Kazuhiko Kobayashi, Tamae Hamaki, Giichiro Oiso, Masahiro Kami, Tadaichi Okawada, Hidekiyo Tachiya

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Correlates of tobacco quit attempts and cessation in the adult population of India: secondary analysis of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 2009–10

Swati Srivastava, Sumit Malhotra, Anthony D Harries, Pranay Lal, Monika Arora

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Gaps in detailed knowledge of human papillomavirus (HPV) and the HPV vaccine among medical students in Scotland

Sarah M McCusker, Ishbel Macqueen, Graham Lough, Alasdair I MacDonald, Christine Campbell, Sheila V Graham

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Culturally sensitive care for elderly immigrants through ethnic community health workers: design and development of a community based intervention programme in the Netherlands

Ilona Verhagen, Wynand JG Ros, Bas Steunenberg, Niek J de Wit

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Tobacco control in the Russian Federation- a policy analysis

Karsten Lunze, Luigi Migliorini

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Access to syringes for HIV prevention for injection drug users in St. Petersburg, Russia: syringe purchase test study

Ekaterina V Fedorova, Roman V Skochilov, Robert Heimer, Patricia Case, Leo Beletsky, Lauretta E Grau, Andrey P Kozlov, Alla V Shaboltas

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

HPV knowledge and impact of genital warts on self esteem and sexual life in Colombian patients

Marion Piñeros, Gustavo Hernández-Suárez, Liliana Orjuela, Juan Carlos Vargas, Gonzalo Pérez

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Protocol of a randomized controlled trial of sun protection interventions for operating engineers

Sonia A Duffy, David L Ronis, Andrea H Waltje, Seung Hee Choi

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Perceived physical activity barriers related to body weight status and sociodemographic factors among Malaysian men in Klang Valley

Suraya Ibrahim, Norimah A Karim, Ng Lai Oon, Wan Zurinah Wan Ngah

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Late presenters among persons with a new HIV diagnosis in Italy, 2010–2011

Laura Camoni, Mariangela Raimondo, Vincenza Regine, Maria Cristina Salfa, Barbara Suligoi, the regional representatives of the HIV Surveillance System

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A community pharmacy weight management programme: an evaluation of effectiveness

David Morrison, Philip McLoone, Naomi Brosnahan, Louise McCombie, Andrea Smith, Janie Gordon

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Football Fans in Training: the development and optimization of an intervention delivered through professional sports clubs to help men lose weight, become more active and adopt healthier eating habits

Cindy M Gray, Kate Hunt, Nanette Mutrie, Annie S Anderson, Jim Leishman, Lindsay Dalgarno, Sally Wyke

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Community mobilization, empowerment and HIV prevention among female sex workers in south India

Andrea K Blanchard, Haranahalli Lakkappa Mohan, Maryam Shahmanesh, Ravi Prakash, Shajy Isac, Banadakoppa Manjappa Ramesh, Parinita Bhattacharjee, Vandana Gurnani, Stephen Moses, James F Blanchard

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Type 2 diabetes prevalence varies by socio-economic status within and between migrant groups: analysis and implications for Australia

Marian Abouzeid, Benjamin Philpot, Edward D Janus, Michael J Coates, James A Dunbar

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The role of nicotine replacement therapy for temporary abstinence in the home to protect children from environmental tobacco smoke exposure: a qualitative study with disadvantaged smokers

Olesya Atkinson, Tim Coleman, Ann McNeill, Sarah Lewis, Laura L Jones

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Scaling up prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programs in sub-Saharan African countries: a multilevel assessment of site-, program- and country-level determinants of performance

Etienne Audureau, James G Kahn, Marie-Hélène Besson, Joseph Saba, Joël Ladner

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Poor mental health in Ghana: who is at risk?

Heather Sipsma, Angela Ofori-Atta, Maureen Canavan, Isaac Osei-Akoto, Christopher Udry, Elizabeth H Bradley

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Pathways through which health influences early retirement: a qualitative study

Astrid de Wind, Goedele A Geuskens, Kerstin G Reeuwijk, Marjan J Westerman, Jan Fekke Ybema, Alex Burdorf, Paulien M Bongers, Allard J van der Beek

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections and risk factors among schoolchildren at the University of Gondar Community School, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Aschalew Gelaw, Belay Anagaw, Bethel Nigussie, Betrearon Silesh, Atnad Yirga, Meseret Alem, Mengistu Endris, Baye Gelaw

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Work resumption at the price of distrust: a qualitative study on return to work legislation in the Netherlands

Nicole Hoefsmit, Angelique de Rijk, Inge Houkes

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The double task of preventing malnutrition and overweight: a quasi-experimental community-based trial

José I Navarro, Dirce M Sigulem, Alexandre A Ferraro, Juan J Polanco, Aluísio JD Barros

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Rates of immunization against pandemic and seasonal influenza in persons at high risk of severe influenza illness: a cross-sectional study among patients of the French Sentinelles general practitioners

Ludivine Privileggio, Alessandra Falchi, Marie-Lise Grisoni, Cécile Souty, Clément Turbelin, Laure Fonteneau, Thomas Hanslik, Solen Kernéis

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Determinants of health literacy and health behavior regarding infectious respiratory diseases: a pathway model

Xinying Sun, Yuhui Shi, Qingqi Zeng, Yanling Wang, Weijing Du, Nanfang Wei, Ruiqian Xie, Chun Chang

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Risk of cancer associated with cardiac catheterization procedures during childhood: a cohort study in France

Helene Baysson, Jean Luc Réhel, Younes Boudjemline, Jerôme Petit, Brigitte Girodon, Bernard Aubert, Dominique Laurier, Damien Bonnet, Marie-Odile Bernier

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prospects for progress on health inequalities in England in the post-primary care trust era: professional views on challenges, risks and opportunities

Daniel Turner, Sarah Salway, Ghazala Mir, George TH Ellison, John Skinner, Lynne Carter, Bushara Bostan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Current manufactured cigarette smoking and roll-your-own cigarette smoking in Thailand: findings from the 2009 Global Adult Tobacco Survey

Sarunya Benjakul, Lakkhana Termsirikulchai, Jason Hsia, Mondha Kengganpanich, Hataichanok Puckcharern, Chitrlada Touchchai, Areerat Lohtongmongkol, Linda Andes, Samira Asma

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Spatial-temporal variations of Schistosoma japonicum distribution after an integrated national control strategy: a cohort in a marshland area of China

Yi-Biao Zhou, Song Liang, Geng-Xin Chen, Chris Rea, Shi-Min Han, Zong-Gui He, Yuan-Pei Li, Jian-Guo Wei, Gen-Ming Zhao, Qing-Wu Jiang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sexual relationships among men who have sex with men in Hanoi, Vietnam: a qualitative interview study

Linus Bengtsson, Anna Thorson, Vu Pham Nguyen Thanh, Peter Allebeck, Rebecca Popenoe

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Serum γ-glutamyltransferase and uric acid levels are associated with impaired fasting glucose in adults from Inner Mongolia, China

Jie Wu, Ling Qiu, Wen-hua Yan, Xin-qi Cheng, Wei Wu, Xiu-zhi Guo, Hai-tao Ding, Hui-juan Han, Shao-mei Han, Guang-jin Zhu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Gender differences in HIV disease progression and treatment outcomes among HIV patients one year after starting antiretroviral treatment (ART) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Fausta Mosha, Victor Muchunguzi, Mecey Matee, Raphael Z Sangeda, Jurgen Vercauteren, Peter Nsubuga, Eligius Lyamuya, Anne-Mieke Vandamme

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Study protocol: A cluster randomised controlled trial of implementation intentions to reduce smoking initiation in adolescents

Mark Conner, Sarah Grogan, Rebecca Lawton, Christopher Armitage, Robert West, Kamran Siddiqi, Brenda Gannon, Carole Torgerson, Keira Flett, Ruth Simms-Ellis

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

EDCTP regional networks of excellence: initial merits for planned clinical trials in Africa

George M Miiro, Odile Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer, Ousmane Sarr, Maerangis Rahmani, Francine Ntoumi, Keertan Dheda, Alexander Pym, Souleymane Mboup, Pontiano Kaleebu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Does feeling respected influence return to work? Cross-sectional study on sick-listed patients’ experiences of encounters with social insurance office staff

Niels Lynöe, Maja Wessel, Daniel Olsson, Kristina Alexanderson, Gert Helgesson

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Local public health response to vaccine-associated measles: case report

Monica Hau, Kevin L Schwartz, Crystal Frenette, Isabelle Mogck, Jonathan B Gubbay, Alberto Severini, Joanne Hiebert, Shelley L Deeks, Shaun K Morris

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Is a perceived supportive physical environment important for self-reported leisure time physical activity among socioeconomically disadvantaged women with poor psychosocial characteristics? An observational study

Verity J Cleland, Kylie Ball, David Crawford

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cost effective interventions for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in low and middle income countries: a systematic review

Amir Shroufi, Rajiv Chowdhury, Raghupathy Anchala, Sarah Stevens, Patricia Blanco, Tha Han, Louis Niessen, Oscar H Franco

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Higher n3-fatty acid status is associated with lower risk of iron depletion among food insecure Canadian Inuit women

Jennifer A Jamieson, Harriet V Kuhnlein, Hope A Weiler, Grace M Egeland

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Substance use, risky sexual behaviors, and their associations in a Chinese sample of senior high school students

Shenghui Li, Hong Huang, Gang Xu, Yong Cai, Fengrong Huang, Xiuxia Ye

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The First National Survey of Indigenous People’s Health and Nutrition in Brazil: rationale, methodology, and overview of results

Carlos EA Coimbra, Ricardo Ventura Santos, James R Welch, Andrey Moreira Cardoso, Mirian Carvalho de Souza, Luiza Garnelo, Elias Rassi, Maj-Lis Follér, Bernardo L Horta

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The interface between the national tuberculosis control programme and district hospitals in Cameroon: missed opportunities for strengthening the local health system –a multiple case study

Basile Keugoung, Jean Macq, Anne Buve, Jean Meli, Bart Criel

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Mortality among British Columbians testing for hepatitis C antibody

Amanda Yu, John J Spinelli, Darrel A Cook, Jane A Buxton, Mel Krajden

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Burden of disease due to dementia in the elderly population of Korea: present and future

Jae-Hyun Park, Jin-Hee Eum, Bolor Bold, Hae-Kwan Cheong

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Gender differences in personality patterns and smoking status after a smoking cessation treatment

Bárbara Piñeiro, Ana López-Durán, Elena Fernández del Río, Úrsula Martínez, Elisardo Becoña

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Community knowledge, attitude and practice about malaria in a low endemic setting of Shewa Robit Town, northeastern Ethiopia

Andargie Abate, Abraham Degarege, Berhanu Erko

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Time trend analysis of the prevalence and incidence of diagnosed type 2 diabetes among adults in Taiwan from 2000 to 2007: a population-based study

Cheng-Chieh Lin, Chia-Ing Li, Chih-Yi Hsiao, Chiu-Shong Liu, Sing-Yu Yang, Cheng-Chun Lee, Tsai-Chung Li

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors influencing mode of transport in older adolescents: a qualitative study

Dorien Simons, Peter Clarys, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Bas de Geus, Corneel Vandelanotte, Benedicte Deforche

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Correlates of opium use: retrospective analysis of a survey of tribal communities in Arunachal Pradesh, India

Himanshu K Chaturvedi, Jagadish Mahanta, Ram C Bajpai, Arvind Pandey

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cumulative incidence of sickness absence and disease burden among the newly sick-listed, a cross-sectional population-based study

Brynja Ármannsdóttir, Ann-Charlotte Mårdby, Inger Haukenes, Gunnel Hensing

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Similar decline in mortality rate of older persons with and without type 2 diabetes between 1993 and 2004 the Icelandic population-based Reykjavik and AGES-Reykjavik cohort studies

Elin Olafsdottir, Thor Aspelund, Gunnar Sigurdsson, Rafn Benediktsson, Bolli Thorsson, Tamara B Harris, Lenore J Launer, Gudny Eiriksdottir, Vilmundur Gudnason

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Local perceptions of cholera and anticipated vaccine acceptance in Katanga province, Democratic Republic of Congo

Sonja Merten, Christian Schaetti, Cele Manianga, Bruno Lapika, Claire-Lise Chaignat, Raymond Hutubessy, Mitchell G Weiss

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Determinants of poor adherence to secondary antibiotic prophylaxis for rheumatic fever recurrence on Lifou, New Caledonia: a retrospective cohort study

Brunelle Gasse, Noémie Baroux, Bernard Rouchon, Jean-Michel Meunier, Isabelle De Frémicourt, Eric D’Ortenzio

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence and predictors of over-the-counter medication use among pregnant women: a cross-sectional study in the Netherlands

Gwenny MPJ Verstappen, Elise J Smolders, Janna M Munster, Jan G Aarnoudse, Eelko Hak

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Beverage consumption and individual-level associations in South Korea

Euna Han, Tae Hyun Kim, Lisa M Powell

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Is asthma a vanishing disease? A study to forecast the burden of asthma in 2022

Teresa To, Sanja Stanojevic, Rachel Feldman, Rahim Moineddin, Eshetu G Atenafu, Jun Guan, Andrea S Gershon, the RESPONSE Team

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evidence of emerging hookah use among university students: a cross-sectional comparison between hookah and cigarette use

Tracey E Barnett, Thalia Smith, Ying He, Eric K Soule, Barbara A Curbow, Scott L Tomar, Christopher McCarty

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Physical activity and academic achievement across the curriculum (A + PAAC): rationale and design of a 3-year, cluster-randomized trial

Joseph E Donnelly, Jerry L Greene, Cheryl A Gibson, Debra K Sullivan, David M Hansen, Charles H Hillman, John Poggio, Matthew S Mayo, Bryan K Smith, Kate Lambourne, Stephen D Herrmann, Mark Scudder, Jessica L Betts, Jeffery J Honas, Richard A Washburn

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Visual impairment and spectacle coverage rate in Baoshan district, China: population-based study

Mengjun Zhu, Xiaowei Tong, Rong Zhao, Xiangui He, Huijuan Zhao, Meiling Liu, Jianfeng Zhu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

High dietary diversity is associated with obesity in Sri Lankan adults: an evaluation of three dietary scores

Ranil Jayawardena, Nuala M Byrne, Mario J Soares, Prasad Katulanda, Bijesh Yadav, Andrew P Hills

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Chronic back problems and labor force participation in a national population survey: impact of comorbid arthritis

Lauren Churcher, Christina H Chan, Elizabeth M Badley

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Increasing trends in central obesity among Chinese adults with normal body mass index, 1993–2009

Tingting Du, Xingxing Sun, Ping Yin, Rui Huo, Chaochao Ni, Xuefeng Yu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

An observational study to assess changes in social inequality in smoking-attributable upper aero digestive tract cancer mortality among Canadian males between 1986 and 2001

Sonica Singhal, Carlos R Quiñonez, Prabhat Jha

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Determination of the social related factors of suicide in Iran: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Milad Nazarzadeh, Zeinab Bidel, Erfan Ayubi, Khirollah Asadollahi, Kristin V Carson, Kourosh Sayehmiri

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

What stresses men? predictors of perceived stress in a population-based multi-ethnic cross sectional cohort

Timothy R Rebbeck, Anita L Weber, Elaine Spangler, Charnita M Zeigler-Johnson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Trends in hospital discharges, management and in-hospital mortality from acute myocardial infarction in Switzerland between 1998 and 2008

Charlène Insam, Fred Paccaud, Pedro Marques-Vidal

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Canadian national surveys on pandemic influenza preparations: pre-pandemic and peri-pandemic findings

Paul Ritvo, Daniel F Perez, Kumanan Wilson, Jennifer L Gibson, Crissa L Guglietti, C Shawn Tracy, Cecile M Bensimon, Ross EG Upshur, University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics – Pandemic Ethics Working Group

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Physical activity and beverage consumption in preschoolers: focus groups with parents and teachers

Marieke De Craemer, Ellen De Decker, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Benedicte Deforche, Carine Vereecken, Kristin Duvinage, Evangelia Grammatikaki, Violeta Iotova, Juan Miguel Fernández-Alvira, Kamila Zych, Yannis Manios, Greet Cardon

01.12.2013 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Strategies to sustain and scale up youth friendly health services in the Republic of Moldova

Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, Valentina Baltag, Luwam Ogbaselassie

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Declining trends in early warning indicators for HIV drug resistance in Cameroon from 2008–2010: lessons and challenges for low-resource settings

Joseph Fokam, Serge C Billong, Bissek Anne C ZK, Etienne Kembou, Pascal Milenge, Ibile Abessouguie, Armand S Nkwescheu, Zephirin Tsomo, Avelin F Aghokeng, Grace D Ngute, Peter M Ndumbe, Vittorio Colizzi, Jean BN Elat

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Distribution and determinants of functioning and disability in aged adults - results from the German KORA-Age study

Ralf Strobl, Martin Müller, Rebecca Emeny, Annette Peters, Eva Grill

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Depression as a psychosocial consequence of occupational injury in the US working population: findings from the medical expenditure panel survey

Jaeyoung Kim

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Blacks and whites in Cuba have equal prevalence of hypertension: confirmation from a new population survey

Pedro Ordúñez, Jay S Kaufman, Mikhail Benet, Alain Morejon, Luis C Silva, David A Shoham, Richard S Cooper

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Neonatal mortality in Sudan: analysis of the Sudan household survey, 2010

Amal O Bashir, Ghada H Ibrahim, Igbal A Bashier, Ishag Adam

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Association of vitamin D status with socio-demographic factors in Calgary, Alberta: an ecological study using Census Canada data

Christopher Naugler, Jianguo Zhang, Dan Henne, Paul Woods, Brenda R Hemmelgarn

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The relationship between self-rated health and objective health status: a population-based study

Shunquan Wu, Rui Wang, Yanfang Zhao, Xiuqiang Ma, Meijing Wu, Xiaoyan Yan, Jia He

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Changing mobility patterns and road mortality among pre-license teens in a late licensing country: an epidemiological study

Divera Twisk, Niels Bos, Jean T Shope, Gerjo Kok

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

[More] evidence to support oral health promotion services targeted to smokers calling tobacco quitlines in the United States

Jennifer B McClure, Karin Riggs, Jackie St John, Sheryl L Catz

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Mental health status among Burmese adolescent students living in boarding houses in Thailand: a cross-sectional study

Takeshi Akiyama, Thar Win, Cynthia Maung, Paw Ray, Kayako Sakisaka, Aya Tanabe, Jun Kobayashi, Masamine Jimba

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

School food policy at Dutch primary schools: room for improvement? Cross-sectional findings from the INPACT study

Wilke JC van Ansem, Carola TM Schrijvers, Gerda Rodenburg, Albertine J Schuit, Dike van de Mheen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Understanding the school community’s response to school closures during the H1N1 2009 influenza pandemic

Annette Braunack-Mayer, Rebecca Tooher, Joanne E Collins, Jackie M Street, Helen Marshall

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact of smoking and smoking cessation on overweight and obesity: Scotland-wide, cross-sectional study on 40,036 participants

Daniel F Mackay, Linsay Gray, Jill P Pell

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A case-control study of medium-term exposure to ambient nitrogen dioxide pollution and hospitalization for stroke

Julie YM Johnson, Brian H Rowe, Ryan W Allen, Paul A Peters, Paul J Villeneuve

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessment of maternal anemia in rural Western China between 2001 and 2005: a two-level logistic regression approach

Leilei Pei, Lin Ren, Duolao Wang, Hong Yan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Determinants of better health: a cross-sectional assessment of positive deviants among women in West Bengal

Katelyn NG Long, Lisa H Gren, Chris A Rees, Joshua H West, Parley Cougar Hall, Bobbi Gray, Benjamin T Crookston

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Preventive home visits and health – experiences among very old people

Lina Behm, Synneve Dahlin Ivanoff, Lena Zidén

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors of hepatitis B and C virus infections among the general population and blood donors in Morocco

Warda Baha, Abderrahim Foullous, Noureddine Dersi, Thierry Paluku They-they, Khadija El alaoui, Nadia Nourichafi, Bouchra Oukkache, Fatiha Lazar, Soumaya Benjelloun, My Mustapha Ennaji, Abdelouhad Elmalki, Hassan Mifdal, Abdelouaheb Bennani

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Nondisclosure prosecutions and population health outcomes: examining HIV testing, HIV diagnoses, and the attitudes of men who have sex with men following nondisclosure prosecution media releases in Ottawa, Canada

Patrick O’Byrne, Jacqueline Willmore, Alyssa Bryan, Dara S Friedman, Andrew Hendriks, Cynthia Horvath, Dominique Massenat, Christiane Bouchard, Robert S Remis, Vera Etches

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A survey to assist in targeting the adults who undertake risky behaviours, know their health behaviours are not optimal and who acknowledge being worried about their health

Anne W Taylor, Kay Price, Simon Fullerton

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Educational differences in self-rated physical fitness among Finns

Kaisa R Pulkkinen, Tomi Mäkinen, Heli Valkeinen, Ritva Prättälä, Katja Borodulin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Weight patterns and perceptions among female university students of Karachi: a cross sectional study

Zubaida Sirang, Hassaan Hasan Bashir, Bilal Jalil, Sarah Haroon Khan, Samia Altaf Hussain, Aneeqa Baig, Maryam Taufeeq, Kashif Samad, Muhammad Masood Kadir

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessment of voluntary counseling and testing service utilization and associated factors among Debre Markos University Students, North West Ethiopia: a cross-sectional survey in 2011

Girmay Tsegay, Melkie Edris, Solomon Meseret

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Morbid obesity in women on the rise: an observational, population-based study

Julie A Pasco, Sharon L Brennan, Mark A Kotowicz

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development of a scale to measure stigma related to podoconiosis in Southern Ethiopia

Hannah Franklin, Abebayehu Tora, Kebede Deribe, Ayalu A Reda, Gail Davey

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Work ability assessment in a worker population: comparison and determinants of Work Ability Index and Work Ability score

Mehdi El Fassi, Valery Bocquet, Nicole Majery, Marie Lise Lair, Sophie Couffignal, Philippe Mairiaux

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors associated with the rapid implementation process of the fixed-dose combination RHZE tuberculosis regimen in brazil: an ecological study

José Ueleres Braga, Deborah Araújo da Conceição, Anete Trajman

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Interventions to reduce neonatal mortality from neonatal tetanus in low and middle income countries - a systematic review

Adeel Ahmed Khan, Aysha Zahidie, Fauziah Rabbani

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Characteristics of non-fatal self-poisoning in Sri Lanka: a systematic review

Thilini Rajapakse, Kathleen Margaret Griffiths, Helen Christensen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Contraband tobacco on post-secondary campuses in Ontario, Canada: analysis of discarded cigarette butts

Meagan Barkans, Kelli-an Lawrance

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Time series analysis comparing mandatory and voluntary notification of newly diagnosed HIV infections in a city with a concentrated epidemic

Juliana M Reyes-Urueña, Patricia García de Olalla, Santiago Perez-Hoyos, Joan A Caylà

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effects of secondhand smoke on the birth weight of term infants and the demographic profile of Saudi exposed women

Hayfaa A Wahabi, Rasmieh A Alzeidan, Amel A Fayed, Ahmed Mandil, Ghadeer Al-Shaikh, Samia A Esmaeil

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Social acceptability and perceived impact of a community-led cash transfer programme in Zimbabwe

Morten Skovdal, Phyllis Mushati, Laura Robertson, Shungu Munyati, Lorraine Sherr, Constance Nyamukapa, Simon Gregson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Give It Up For Baby: outcomes and factors influencing uptake of a pilot smoking cessation incentive scheme for pregnant women

Andrew Radley, Paul Ballard, Douglas Eadie, Susan MacAskill, Louise Donnelly, David Tappin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Time perspective as a predictor of smoking status: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Surveys in Scotland, France, Germany, China, and Malaysia

Genevieve Sansone, Geoffrey T Fong, Peter A Hall, Romain Guignard, François Beck, Ute Mons, Martina Pötschke-Langer, Hua-Hie Yong, Mary E Thompson, Maizurah Omar, Yuan Jiang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Air pollution and hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in South Korea: an ecological correlation study

Seung Seok Han, Sunhee Kim, Yunhee Choi, Suhnggwon Kim, Yon Su Kim

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Chronic kidney disease in Nicaragua: a qualitative analysis of semi-structured interviews with physicians and pharmacists

Oriana Ramirez-Rubio, Daniel R Brooks, Juan Jose Amador, James S Kaufman, Daniel E Weiner, Madeleine Kangsen Scammell

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Geographic patterns of hepatocellular carcinoma mortality with exposure to iron in groundwater in Taiwanese population: An ecological study

Horng-Jeng Shyu, Chia-Chi Lung, Chien-Chang Ho, Yi-Hua Iris Sun, Pei-Chieh Ko, Jing-Yang Huang, Chia-Chen Pan, Yi-Chen Chiang, Shih-Chang Chen, Yung-Po Liaw

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Screening for latent tuberculosis in Norwegian health care workers: high frequency of discordant tuberculin skin test positive and interferon-gamma release assay negative results

Gerd Gran, Jörg Aßmus, Anne Ma Dyrhol-Riise

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The role of community conversations in facilitating local HIV competence: case study from rural Zimbabwe

Catherine Campbell, Mercy Nhamo, Kerry Scott, Claudius Madanhire, Constance Nyamukapa, Morten Skovdal, Simon Gregson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors associated with HIV infection among men who have sex with men in Henan Province, China: a cross-sectional study

Jie Liu, Bo Qu, Ezeakile Moses C, Yang Zhang, Shijie Liang

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial to improve cancer prevention behaviors in adolescents and adults using a web-based intervention supplemented with SMS

Alberto Lana, Maria Olivo del Valle, Santiago López, Goretti Faya-Ornia, Maria Luisa López

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Age-appropriate vaccination against measles and DPT-3 in India – closing the gaps

Niyi Awofeso, Anu Rammohan, Kazi Iqbal

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A strengths based method for homeless youth: Effectiveness and fidelity of Houvast

Manon AM Krabbenborg, Sandra N Boersma, Judith RLM Wolf

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Exploring variations in childhood stunting in Nigeria using league table, control chart and spatial analysis

Victor T Adekanmbi, Olalekan A Uthman, Oludare M Mudasiru

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Smoking cessation and the risk of cardiovascular disease outcomes predicted from established risk scores: Results of the Cardiovascular Risk Assessment among Smokers in Primary Care in Europe (CV-ASPIRE) Study

Pablo Mallaina, Christos Lionis, Hugo Rol, Renzo Imperiali, Andrew Burgess, Mark Nixon, Franco Mondello Malvestiti

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Watch Me Grow: A garden-based pilot intervention to increase vegetable and fruit intake in preschoolers

Rebecca J Namenek Brouwer, Sara E Benjamin Neelon

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The impact of education programs on smoking prevention: a randomized controlled trial among 11 to 14 year olds in Aceh, Indonesia

Teuku Tahlil, Richard J Woodman, John Coveney, Paul R Ward

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Time to care? Health of informal older carers and time spent on health related activities: an Australian survey

Tanisha Jowsey, Ian McRae, James Gillespie, Michelle Banfield, Laurann Yen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Diabetes duration and health-related quality of life in individuals with onset of diabetes in the age group 15—34 years – a Swedish population-based study using EQ-5D

Vibeke Sparring, Lennarth Nyström, Rolf Wahlström, Pia Maria Jonsson, Jan Östman, Kristina Burström

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Coexisting social conditions and health problems among clients seeking treatment for illicit drug use in Finland: The HUUTI study

Ifeoma N Onyeka, Caryl M Beynon, Hanna Uosukainen, Maarit Jaana Korhonen, Jenni Ilomäki, J Simon Bell, Mika Paasolainen, Niko Tasa, Jari Tiihonen, Jussi Kauhanen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessing parents’ knowledge and attitudes towards seasonal influenza vaccination of children before and after a seasonal influenza vaccination effectiveness study in low-income urban and rural Kenya, 2010–2011

Prisca Adhiambo Oria, Geoffrey Arunga, Emmaculate Lebo, Joshua M Wong, Gideon Emukule, Philip Muthoka, Nancy Otieno, David Mutonga, Robert F Breiman, Mark A Katz

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Using geographic methods to inform cancer screening interventions for South Asians in Ontario, Canada

Aisha K Lofters, Piotr Gozdyra, Rebecca Lobb

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Mother-to-child transmission of HIV and its predictors among HIV-exposed infants at a PMTCT clinic in northwest Ethiopia

Digsu Negese Koye, Berihun Megabiaw Zeleke

01.12.2013 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Rome consensus conference - statement; human papilloma virus diseases in males

Andrea Lenzi, Vincenzo Mirone, Vincenzo Gentile, Riccardo Bartoletti, Vincenzo Ficarra, Carlo Foresta, Luciano Mariani, Sandra Mazzoli, Saverio G Parisi, Antonio Perino, Mauro Picardo, Carla Maria Zotti

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence and factors associated with syphilis in parturient women in Northeast, Brazil

Maria Alix Leite Araújo, Silvio Carlos Rocha de Freitas, Heber José de Moura, Ana Paula Soares Gondim, Raimunda Magalhães da Silva

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sharing good NEWS across the world: developing comparable scores across 12 countries for the neighborhood environment walkability scale (NEWS)

Ester Cerin, Terry L Conway, Kelli L Cain, Jacqueline Kerr, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Neville Owen, Rodrigo S Reis, Olga L Sarmiento, Erica A Hinckson, Deborah Salvo, Lars B Christiansen, Duncan J MacFarlane, Rachel Davey, Josef Mitáš, Ines Aguinaga-Ontoso, James F Sallis

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and long-term care needs among elderly individuals living alone: a cross-sectional study in rural areas of Shaanxi Province, China

Ning Liu, Lingxia Zeng, Zhe Li, Jue Wang

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Study protocol for iQuit in Practice: a randomised controlled trial to assess the feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness of tailored web- and text-based facilitation of smoking cessation in primary care

Stephen Sutton, Susan Smith, James Jamison, Sue Boase, Dan Mason, A Toby Prevost, James Brimicombe, Melanie Sloan, Hazel Gilbert, Felix Naughton

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

INTEROCC case–control study: lack of association between glioma tumors and occupational exposure to selected combustion products, dusts and other chemical agents

Aude Lacourt, Elisabeth Cardis, Javier Pintos, Lesley Richardson, Laurel Kincl, Geza Benke, Sarah Fleming, Martine Hours, Daniel Krewski, Dave McLean, Marie-Elise Parent, Siegal Sadetzki, Klaus Schlaefer, Brigitte Schlehofer, Jerome Lavoue, Martie van Tongeren, Jack Siemiatycki

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Physical activity and its correlates in children: a cross-sectional study (the GINIplus & LISAplus studies)

Sandra Ortlieb, Gabriel Schneider, Sibylle Koletzko, Dietrich Berdel, Andrea von Berg, Carl-Peter Bauer, Beate Schaaf, Olf Herbarth, Irina Lehmann, Barbara Hoffmann, Joachim Heinrich, Holger Schulz, GINIplus and LISAplus Study Groups

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of Multisystemic Therapy for adolescents with antisocial behaviour: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Danielle EMC Jansen, Karin M Vermeulen, Annemieke H Schuurman-Luinge, Erik J Knorth, Erik Buskens, Sijmen A Reijneveld

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Dental neglect as a marker of broader neglect: a qualitative investigation of public health nurses’ assessments of oral health in preschool children

Caroline Bradbury-Jones, Nicola Innes, Dafydd Evans, Fiona Ballantyne, Julie Taylor

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A population-based survey of prevalence of diabetes and correlates in an urban slum community in Nairobi, Kenya

Richard Ayah, Mark D Joshi, Rosemary Wanjiru, Elijah K Njau, C Fredrick Otieno, Erastus K Njeru, Kenneth K Mutai

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Population-based incidences of non-fatal injuries - results of the German-wide telephone survey 2004

Anke-Christine Sass, Andreas Stang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cross-country comparison of tobacco consumption among youths from selected South-Asian countries

Mohammad Alamgir Kabir, Kim-Leng Goh, Mobarak Hossain Khan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Knowledge, attitude and practices related to visceral leishmaniasis among residents in Addis Zemen town, South Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia

Agersew Alemu, Abebe Alemu, Nuraini Esmael, Yared Dessie, Kedir Hamdu, Biniam Mathewos, Wubet Birhan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in migrant preschool children

Jardena Puder, Ana Margarida Pinto, Antoine Bonvin, Patrick Bodenman, Simone Munsch, Susi Kriemler, Pedro Marques-Vidal

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The influence of self-reported leisure time physical activity and the body mass index on recovery from persistent back pain among men and women: a population-based cohort study

Tony Bohman, Lars Alfredsson, Johan Hallqvist, Eva Vingård, Eva Skillgate

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

An analysis of the economic impact of smoking cessation in Europe

David Cohen, M Fasihul Alam, Paul S Jarvis

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The role of action planning and plan enactment for smoking cessation

Hein de Vries, Sander M Eggers, Catherine Bolman

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Predictors of tuberculosis (TB) and antiretroviral (ARV) medication non-adherence in public primary care patients in South Africa: a cross sectional study

Pamela Naidoo, Karl Peltzer, Julia Louw, Gladys Matseke, Gugu Mchunu, Bomkazi Tutshana

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Determinants of infant mortality in community of Gilgel Gibe Field Research Center, Southwest Ethiopia: a matched case control study

Lamessa Dube, Mohammed Taha, Henok Asefa

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal sexually transmitted infections and blood borne virus notification rates in Western Australia: using linked data to improve estimates

Rochelle E Watkins, Donna B Mak, Carolien M Giele, Sharon Clews

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health economics of rubella: a systematic review to assess the value of rubella vaccination

Joseph B Babigumira, Ian Morgan, Ann Levin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Exposure to public natural space as a protective factor for emotional well-being among young people in Canada

Quynh Huynh, Wendy Craig, Ian Janssen, William Pickett

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Parental knowledge of alcohol consumption: a cross sectional survey of 11–17 year old schoolchildren and their parents

Michela Morleo, Penny A Cook, Gill Elliott, Penelope A Phillips-Howard

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Neighbourhood safety and area deprivation modify the associations between parkland and psychological distress in Sydney, Australia

Shanley Chong, Elizabeth Lobb, Rabia Khan, Hisham Abu-Rayya, Roy Byun, Bin Jalaludin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Long distance travelling and financial burdens discourage tuberculosis DOTs treatment initiation and compliance in Ethiopia: a qualitative study

Takele Tadesse, Meaza Demissie, Yemane Berhane, Yigzaw Kebede, Markos Abebe

01.12.2013 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Can Brazil play a more important role in global tuberculosis drug production? An assessment of current capacity and challenges

Andre Gemal, Joel Keravec, Alexandre Menezes, Anete Trajman

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cell-type specificity of lung cancer associated with low-dose soil heavy metal contamination in Taiwan: An ecological study

Hsien-Hung Huang, Jing-Yang Huang, Chia-Chi Lung, Chih-Lung Wu, Chien-Chang Ho, Yi-Hua Sun, Pei-Chieh Ko, Shih-Yung Su, Shih-Chang Chen, Yung-Po Liaw

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Thyroid disease awareness is associated with high rates of identifying subjects with previously undiagnosed thyroid dysfunction

Gay J Canaris, Thomas G Tape, Robert S Wigton

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

“Thinking on your feet”: A qualitative evaluation of sit-stand desks in an Australian workplace

Anne Carolyn Grunseit, Josephine Yuk-Yin Chau, Hidde Pieter van der Ploeg, Adrian Bauman

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence and complications of diabetes mellitus in Northern Africa, a systematic review

Manouk Bos, Charles Agyemang

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Unravelling the impact of ethnicity on health in Europe: the HELIUS study

Karien Stronks, Marieke B Snijder, Ron JG Peters, Maria Prins, Aart H Schene, Aeilko H Zwinderman

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Completeness and accuracy of crash outcome data in a cohort of cyclists: a validation study

Sandar Tin Tin, Alistair Woodward, Shanthi Ameratunga

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Hydration status of underground miners in a temperate Australian region

Benjamin G Polkinghorne, Vinodkumar Gopaldasani, Susan Furber, Brian Davies, Victoria M Flood

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Alcohol use and HIV serostatus of partner predict high-risk sexual behavior among patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in South Western Uganda

Francis Bajunirwe, David R Bangsberg, Ajay K Sethi

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Contextualising migrants’ health behaviour - a qualitative study of transnational ties and their implications for participation in mammography screening

Linnea Lue Kessing, Marie Norredam, Ann-Britt Kvernrod, Anna Mygind, Maria Kristiansen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Dengue in peri-urban Pak-Ngum district, Vientiane capital of Laos: a community survey on knowledge, attitudes and practices

Mayfong Mayxay, Wanyuan Cui, Sounthone Thammavong, Khamphong Khensakhou, Viengnakhone Vongxay, Latdaphone Inthasoum, Vanphanom Sychareun, Gregory Armstrong

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The associations of perceived neighborhood disorder and physical activity with obesity among African American adolescents

Akilah Dulin-Keita, Herpreet Kaur Thind, Olivia Affuso, Monica L Baskin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cross-sectional assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice among Hepatitis-B patients in Quetta, Pakistan

Noman ul Haq, Mohamed Azmi Hassali, Asrul Akmal Shafie, Fahad Saleem, Maryam Farooqui, Abdul Haseeb, Hisham Aljadhey

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cyclical iron supplementation to reduce anemia among Brazilian preschoolers: a randomized controlled trial

Geraldo GPL Coutinho, Patrícia M Cury, José A Cordeiro

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Promoting occupational health interventions in early return to work by implementing financial subsidies: a Swedish case study

Christian Ståhl, Allan Toomingas, Carl Åborg, Kerstin Ekberg, Katarina Kjellberg

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Implementation of a smoke-free policy in a high secure mental health inpatient facility: staff survey to describe experience and attitudes

Angela M Hehir, Devon Indig, Shani Prosser, Vicki A Archer

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Preventing the preventable through effective surveillance: the case of diphtheria in a rural district of Maharashtra, India

Revati K Phalkey, Rajesh V Bhosale, Abhijeet P Joshi, Sushil S Wakchoure, Muralidhar P Tambe, Pradip Awate, Michael Marx

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Alcohol use and spousal mental distress in a population sample: the nord-trøndelag health study

Kamilla Rognmo, Fartein Ask Torvik, Espen Røysamb, Kristian Tambs

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effectiveness of an intensive E-mail based intervention in smoking cessation (TABATIC study): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Laura Díaz-Gete, Elisa Puigdomènech, Elena Mercedes Briones, Mireia Fàbregas-Escurriola, Soraya Fernandez, Jose Luis del Val, Jose Luis Ballvé, Marc Casajuana, Jessica Sánchez-Fondevila, Lourdes Clemente, Carmen Castaño, Carlos Martín-Cantera, Grupo estudio TABATIC

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

School-based promotion of cessation support: reach of proactive mailings and acceptability of treatment in smoking parents recruited into cessation support through primary schools

Kathrin Schuck, Roy Otten, Marloes Kleinjan, Jonathan B Bricker, Rutger CME Engels

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A family-centered lifestyle intervention to improve body composition and bone mass in overweight and obese children 6 through 8 years: a randomized controlled trial study protocol

Tamara R Cohen, Tom J Hazell, Catherine A Vanstone, Hugues Plourde, Celia J Rodd, Hope A Weiler

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Diabetes in the workplace - diabetic’s perceptions and experiences of managing their disease at work: a qualitative study

Annmarie Ruston, Alison Smith, Bernard Fernando

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

BMI mediates the association between low educational level and higher blood pressure during pregnancy in Japan

Seung Chik Jwa, Takeo Fujiwara, Akira Hata, Naoko Arata, Haruhiko Sago, Yukihiro Ohya

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Characteristics and related factors of nonfatal injuries among adolescents and college students in Shenzhen city of China

Li Zhou, Dingyan Chen, Guoying Dong

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

“We wouldn’t of made friends if we didn’t come to Football United”:the impacts of a football program on young people’s peer, prosocial and cross-cultural relationships

Sally Nathan, Lynn Kemp, Anne Bunde-Birouste, Julie MacKenzie, Clifton Evers, Tun Aung Shwe

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Change in quality of life: a follow up study among patients with HIV infection with and without TB in Ethiopia

Amare Deribew, Kebede Deribe, Ayalu A Reda, Markos Tesfaye, Yohannes Hailmichael, Todd Maja, Robert Colebunders

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Meta-analyses of fertility desires of people living with HIV

Yifru Berhan, Asres Berhan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Relationship between participation in leisure activities and constraints on Taiwanese breastfeeding mothers during leisure activities

Hsueh-wen Chow, Yin-Han Dong

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Association between serum uric acid levels and cardiovascular risk among university workers from the State of Mexico: a nested case–control study

Patricia Cerecero, Bernardo Hernández-Prado, Edgar Denova, Roxana Valdés, Gilberto Vázquez, Eneida Camarillo, Gerardo Huitrón

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Predicting water consumption habits for seven arsenic-safe water options in Bangladesh

Jennifer Inauen, Robert Tobias, Hans-Joachim Mosler

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Antilock braking system effectiveness in prevention of road traffic crashes in Iran

Davoud Khorasani-Zavareh, Saeed Shoar, Soheil Saadat

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The over time development of chronic illness self-management patterns: a longitudinal qualitative study

Åsa Audulv

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The contribution of office work to sedentary behaviour associated risk

Sharon Parry, Leon Straker

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

No improvement in socioeconomic inequalities in birthweight and preterm birth over four decades: a population-based cohort study

Svetlana V Glinianaia, Rakesh Ghosh, Judith Rankin, Mark S Pearce, Louise Parker, Tanja Pless-Mulloli

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Older HIV-infected individuals present late and have a higher mortality: Brighton, UK cohort study

Collins C Iwuji, Duncan Churchill, Yvonne Gilleece, Helen A Weiss, Martin Fisher

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Services just for men? Insights from a national study of the well men services pilots

Flora CG Douglas, Joe Greener, Edwin van Teijlingen, Anne Ludbrook

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The forgotten smoker: a qualitative study of attitudes towards smoking, quitting, and tobacco control policies among continuing smokers

Navneet Uppal, Lion Shahab, John Britton, Elena Ratschen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of tuberculous lymphadenitis in Gondar University Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Dagnachew Muluye, Belete Biadgo, Eden Woldegerima, Andebet Ambachew

01.12.2013 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Easier said than done: challenges of applying the Ecohealth approach to the study on heavy metals exposure among indigenous communities of the Peruvian Amazon

Cynthia Anticona, Anna-Britt Coe, Ingvar A Bergdahl, Miguel San Sebastian

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A past Haff disease outbreak associated with eating freshwater pomfret in South China

Xi Huang, Yipeng Li, Qiong Huang, Junhua Liang, Chunsui Liang, Bifeng Chen, Lingling Lu, Xiaoling Deng, Zihui Chen, Yonghui Zhang, Yongning Wu, Bing Shao

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Physical activity in older people: a systematic review

Fei Sun, Ian J Norman, Alison E While

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Determinants of lifestyle behavior in type 2 diabetes: results of the 2011 cross-sectional survey on living with chronic diseases in Canada

Calypse B Agborsangaya, Marianne E Gee, Steven T Johnson, Peggy Dunbar, Marie-France Langlois, Lawrence A Leiter, Catherine Pelletier, Jeffrey A Johnson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Do residents’ perceptions of being well-placed and objective presence of local amenities match? A case study in West Central Scotland, UK

Laura Macdonald, Ade Kearns, Anne Ellaway

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Is central obesity associated with poorer health and health-related quality of life in primary school children? Cross-sectional results from the Baden-Württemberg Study

Dorothea Kesztyüs, Tamara Wirt, Susanne Kobel, Anja Schreiber, Sarah Kettner, Jens Dreyhaupt, Reinhold Kilian, Jürgen M Steinacker, The “Komm mit in das gesunde Boot - Grundschule” - Research Group

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Giving voice to food insecurity in a remote indigenous community in subarctic Ontario, Canada: traditional ways, ways to cope, ways forward

Kelly Skinner, Rhona M Hanning, Ellen Desjardins, Leonard JS Tsuji

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reasons for poor adherence to antiretroviral therapy postnatally in HIV-1 infected women treated for their own health: experiences from the Mitra Plus study in Tanzania

Matilda Ngarina, Rebecca Popenoe, Charles Kilewo, Gunnel Biberfeld, Anna Mia Ekstrom

01.12.2013 | Software | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

REGSTATTOOLS: freeware statistical tools for the analysis of disease population databases used in health and social studies

Laura Esteban, Ramon Clèries, Jordi Gálvez, Laura Pareja, Josep Maria Escribà, Xavier Sanz, Ángel Izquierdo, Jaume Galcerán, Josepa Ribes

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sexually transmitted infections among HIV-infected women in Thailand

Suvanna Asavapiriyanont, Rangsima Lolekha, Anuvat Roongpisuthipong, Amornpan Wiratchai, Surasak Kaoiean, Orapin Suksripanich, Amphan Chalermchockcharoenkit, Jaruensook Ausavapipit, Somporn Srifeungfung, Sarika Pattanasin, Kenneth A Katz

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The impact of a brief lifestyle intervention delivered by generalist community nurses (CN SNAP trial)

Mark F Harris, Bibiana C Chan, Rachel A Laws, Anna M Williams, Gawaine Powell Davies, Upali W Jayasinghe, Mahnaz Fanaian, Neil Orr, Andrew Milat

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cluster-randomised, controlled trial to assess the impact of a workplace osteoporosis prevention intervention on the dietary and physical activity behaviours of working women: study protocol

Ai May Tan, Anthony D LaMontagne, Rani Sarmugam, Peter Howard

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Methods for the evaluation of the Jamie Oliver Ministry of Food program,Australia

Anna Flego, Jessica Herbert, Lisa Gibbs, Boyd Swinburn, Catherine Keating, Elizabeth Waters, Marj Moodie

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Mental illness in metropolitan, urban and rural Georgia populations

William C Reeves, Jin-Mann S Lin, Urs M Nater

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evidence-informed recommendations for constructing and disseminating messages supplementing the new Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines

Amy E Latimer-Cheung, Ryan E Rhodes, Michelle E Kho, Jennifer R Tomasone, Heather L Gainforth, Kristina Kowalski, Gabriella Nasuti, Marie-Josée Perrier, Mary Duggan, The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines Messaging Recommendation Workgroup

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Parental bonding and personality characteristics of first episode intention to suicide or deliberate self-harm without a history of mental disorders

Ya-Fen Hsu, Po-Fei Chen, For-Wey Lung

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A framework for stakeholder identification in concept mapping and health research: a novel process and its application to older adult mobility and the built environment

Claire Schiller, Meghan Winters, Heather M Hanson, Maureen C Ashe

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

WALK 2.0 - Using Web 2.0 applications to promote health-related physical activity: A randomised controlled trial protocol

Gregory S Kolt, Richard R Rosenkranz, Trevor N Savage, Anthony J Maeder, Corneel Vandelanotte, Mitch J Duncan, Cristina M Caperchione, Rhys Tague, Cindy Hooker, W Kerry Mummery

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors associated with cervical cancer screening uptake among Inuit women in Nunavik, Quebec, Canada

Helen Cerigo, Francois Coutlée, Eduardo L Franco, Paul Brassard

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quantitative analysis of organizational culture in occupational health research: a theory-based validation in 30 workplaces of the organizational culture profile instrument

Alain Marchand, Victor Y Haines III, Julie Dextras-Gauthier

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Subhealth: definition, criteria for diagnosis and potential prevalence in the central region of China

Guolin Li, Fuxia Xie, Siyu Yan, Xiaofei Hu, Bo Jin, Jun Wang, Jinfeng Wu, Dazhong Yin, Qingji Xie

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Acculturation and obesity among migrant populations in high income countries – a systematic review

Maryam Delavari, Anders Larrabee Sønderlund, Boyd Swinburn, David Mellor, Andre Renzaho

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Proof firm downsizing and diagnosis-specific disability pensioning in Norway

Bjørgulf Claussen, Øyvind Næss, Leif Jostein Reime, Alastair H Leyland

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of secondhand smoke exposure and respiratory symptoms in non-current smokers in the U.S. trucking industry: SHS exposure and respiratory symptoms

Francine Laden, Yueh-Hsiu Chiu, Eric Garshick, S Katharine Hammond, Jaime E Hart

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validation of an information–motivation–behavioral skills model of self-care among Chinese adults with type 2 diabetes

Junling Gao, Jingli Wang, Yaocheng Zhu, Jinming Yu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Association between socioeconomic status and obesity in a Chinese adult population

Yuanyuan Xiao, Naiqing Zhao, Hao Wang, Jie Zhang, Qingfang He, Danting Su, Ming Zhao, Lixin Wang, Xinwei Zhang, Weiwei Gong, Ruying Hu, Min Yu, Gangqiang Ding, Liming Cong, Zhen Ye

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Burden of self-reported acute gastrointestinal illness in China: a population-based survey

Yan Chen, Wei-Xing Yan, Yi-Jing Zhou, Shi-Qi Zhen, Rong-Hua Zhang, Jiang Chen, Zhan-Hua Liu, Heng-Yi Cheng, Hong Liu, Sheng-Gang Duan, Zhen Lan, Ji-Chang Sun, Xing-Yong You, Jing-Guang Li, Yong-Ning Wu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Equivalency of risk for a modified health endpoint: a case from recreational water epidemiology studies

Larry J Wymer, Timothy J Wade, Alfred P Dufour

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Relationship between area-level socioeconomic characteristics and outdoor NO2concentrations in rural and urban areas of northern Spain

Ana Fernández-Somoano, Gerard Hoek, Adonina Tardon

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effectiveness of exercise intervention and health promotion on cardiovascular risk factors in middle-aged men: a protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Svetlana From, Helena Liira, Jenni Leppävuori, Taina Remes-Lyly, Heikki Tikkanen, Kaisu Pitkälä

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Comparison of the information provided by electronic health records data and a population health survey to estimate prevalence of selected health conditions and multimorbidity

Concepción Violán, Quintí Foguet-Boreu, Eduardo Hermosilla-Pérez, Jose M Valderas, Bonaventura Bolíbar, Mireia Fàbregas-Escurriola, Pilar Brugulat-Guiteras, Miguel Ángel Muñoz-Pérez

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Concomitant malaria among visceral leishmaniasis in-patients from Gedarif and Sennar States, Sudan: a retrospective case-control study

Erika van den Bogaart, Marieke MZ Berkhout, Ayman BYM Nour, Pètra F Mens, Al-Badawi A Talha, Emily R Adams, Hashim BM Ahmed, Samira H Abdelrahman, Koert Ritmeijer, Bakri YM Nour, Henk DFH Schallig

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The effectiveness of text messages support for diabetes self-management: protocol of the TEXT4DSM study in the democratic Republic of Congo, Cambodia and the Philippines

Josefien van Olmen, Grace Marie Ku, Maurits van Pelt, Jean Clovis Kalobu, Heang Hen, Christian Darras, Kristien Van Acker, Balthazar Villaraza, Francois Schellevis, Guy Kegels

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Adapting the SLIM diabetes prevention intervention to a Dutch real-life setting: joint decision making by science and practice

Sophia C Jansen, Annemien Haveman-Nies, Geerke Duijzer, Josien Ter Beek, Gerrit J Hiddink, Edith JM Feskens

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Systematic review on measurement properties of questionnaires assessing the neighbourhood environment in the context of youth physical activity behaviour

Anne K Reimers, Filip Mess, Jens Bucksch, Darko Jekauc, Alexander Woll

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effects of lifestyle education program for type 2 diabetes patients in clinics: a cluster randomized controlled trial

Misa Adachi, Kazue Yamaoka, Mariko Watanabe, Masako Nishikawa, Itsuro Kobayashi, Eisuke Hida, Toshiro Tango

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Disability associated with exposure to traumatic events: results from a cross-sectional community survey in South Sudan

Touraj Ayazi, Lars Lien, Arne Henning Eide, Rachel Jenkins, Rita Amok Albino, Edvard Hauff

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Exploring the adequacy of smoking cessation support for pregnant and postpartum women

Tracey Borland, Alexey Babayan, Saeeda Irfan, Robert Schwartz

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Predictors of hazardous drinking, tobacco smoking and physical inactivity in vocational school students

Severin Haug, Michael P Schaub, Corina Salis Gross, Ulrich John, Christian Meyer

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Exposure to HIV prevention programmes associated with improved condom use and uptake of HIV testing by female sex workers in Nagaland, Northeast India

Gregory Armstrong, Gajendra K Medhi, Michelle Kermode, Jagadish Mahanta, Prabuddhagopal Goswami, RS Paranjape

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Do socioeconomic inequalities in mortality vary between different Spanish cities? a pooled cross-sectional analysis

Miguel A Martinez-Beneito, Oscar Zurriaga, Paloma Botella-Rocamora, Marc Marí-Dell'Olmo, Andreu Nolasco, Joaquín Moncho, Antonio Daponte, M Felicitas Domínguez-Berjón, Ana Gandarillas, Carmen Martos, Imanol Montoya, Pablo Sánchez-Villegas, Margarita Taracido, Carme Borrell

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Neonatal mortality in Ethiopia: trends and determinants

Yared Mekonnen, Biruk Tensou, Daniel S Telake, Tedbabe Degefie, Abeba Bekele

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in resource-limited settings: assessment of 99 Viramune Donation Programmes in 34 countries, 2000–2011

Joël Ladner, Marie-Hélène Besson, Mariana Rodrigues, Kelley Sams, Etienne Audureau, Joseph Saba

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The potential for multi-disciplinary primary health care services to take action on the social determinants of health: actions and constraints

Frances E Baum, David G Legge, Toby Freeman, Angela Lawless, Ronald Labonté, Gwyneth M Jolley

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Smoking, mental illness and socioeconomic disadvantage: analysis of the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing

David Lawrence, Jennifer Hafekost, Philip Hull, Francis Mitrou, Stephen R Zubrick

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

ShopSmart 4 Health – Protocol of a skills-based randomised controlled trial promoting fruit and vegetable consumption among socioeconomically disadvantaged women

Kylie Ball, Sarah A McNaughton, Ha Le, Nick Andrianopoulos, Victoria Inglis, Briohny McNeilly, Irene Lichomets, Alba Granados, David Crawford

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

“Girls on the Move” intervention protocol for increasing physical activity among low-active underserved urban girls: a group randomized trial

Lorraine B Robbins, Karin A Pfeiffer, Amber Vermeesch, Kenneth Resnicow, Zhiying You, Lawrence An, Stacey M Wesolek

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessment of selection bias in a health survey of children and families – the IDEFICS Sweden-study

Susann Regber, Masuma Novak, Gabriele Eiben, Lauren Lissner, Sabrina Hense, Tatiana Zverkova Sandström, Wolfgang Ahrens, Staffan Mårild

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Baseline predictors of treatment outcome in Internet-based alcohol interventions: a recursive partitioning analysis alongside a randomized trial

Matthijs Blankers, Maarten WJ Koeter, Gerard M Schippers

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

HIV/AIDS stigma and utilization of voluntary counselling and testing in Nigeria

Clifford Odimegwu, Sunday A Adedini, Dorothy N Ononokpono

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Indigenous perspectives on active living in remote Australia: a qualitative exploration of the socio-cultural link between health, the environment and economics

Sharon L Thompson, Richard D Chenhall, Julie K Brimblecombe

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sociodemographic and health-related predictors of self-reported mammogram, faecal occult blood test and prostate specific antigen test use in a large Australian study

Marianne F Weber, Michelle Cunich, David P Smith, Glenn Salkeld, Freddy Sitas, Dianne O’Connell

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Meal frequencies in early adolescence predict meal frequencies in late adolescence and early adulthood

Trine Pagh Pedersen, Bjørn E Holstein, Esben Meulengracht Flachs, Mette Rasmussen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Lipid-lowering pharmacotherapy and socioeconomic status: atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) surveillance study

Joseph P Kitzmiller, Randi E Foraker, Kathy M Rose

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Predictors of suicidal behaviour in 36,304 individuals sickness absent due to stress-related mental disorders - a Swedish register linkage cohort study

Kazi Ishtiak-Ahmed, Aleksander Perski, Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Study protocol: the effect of vitamin D supplements on cardiometabolic risk factors among urban premenopausal women in a tropical country - a randomized controlled trial

Mazliza Ramly, Foong Ming Moy, Rokiah Pendek, Suhaili Suboh, Alexander Tan Tong Boon

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evidence of improving antiretroviral therapy treatment delays: an analysis of eight years of programmatic outcomes in Blantyre, Malawi

Derek J Sloan, Joep J van Oosterhout, Ken Malisita, Eddie M Phiri, David G Lalloo, Bernadette O’Hare, Peter MacPherson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Nonprescribed use of tranquilizers or sedatives by adolescents: a Brazilian national survey

Emerita S Opaleye, Ana R Noto, Zila M Sanchez, Tatiana C Amato, Danilo P Locatelli, Michael Gossop, Cleusa P Ferri

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice towards post exposure prophylaxis for HIV among health care workers in Gondar, North West Ethiopia

Biniam Mathewos, Wubet Birhan, Sebesbe Kinfe, Meaza Boru, Gemechu Tiruneh, Zelalem Addis, Agersew Alemu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Parental divorce in late adolescence does not seem to increase mental health problems: a population study from Norway

Henok Zeratsion, Madeleine Dalsklev, Espen Bjertness, Lars Lien, Ole R Haavet, Jon A Halvorsen, Cecilie B Bjertness, Bjørgulf Claussen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Mortality following unemployment in Canada, 1991–2001

Cameron A Mustard, Amber Bielecky, Jacob Etches, Russell Wilkins, Michael Tjepkema, Benjamin C Amick, Peter M Smith, Kristan J Aronson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The Saving and Empowering Young Lives in Europe (SEYLE) Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT): methodological issues and participant characteristics

Vladimir Carli, Camilla Wasserman, Danuta Wasserman, Marco Sarchiapone, Alan Apter, Judit Balazs, Julio Bobes, Romuald Brunner, Paul Corcoran, Doina Cosman, Francis Guillemin, Christian Haring, Michael Kaess, Jean Pierre Kahn, Helen Keeley, Agnes Keresztény, Miriam Iosue, Ursa Mars, George Musa, Bogdan Nemes, Vita Postuvan, Stella Reiter-Theil, Pilar Saiz, Peeter Varnik, Airi Varnik, Christina W Hoven

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Fear of crime and the environment: systematic review of UK qualitative evidence

Theo Lorenc, Mark Petticrew, Margaret Whitehead, David Neary, Stephen Clayton, Kath Wright, Hilary Thomson, Steven Cummins, Amanda Sowden, Adrian Renton

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Walking and cycling to work despite reporting an unsupportive environment: insights from a mixed-method exploration of counterintuitive findings

Cornelia Guell, Jenna Panter, David Ogilvie

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

High intensity interval running enhances measures of physical fitness but not metabolic measures of cardiovascular disease risk in healthy adolescents

Duncan S Buchan, Stewart Ollis, John D Young, Stephen-Mark Cooper, Julian PH Shield, Julien S Baker

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A qualitative study of health information technology in the Canadian public health system

Kate Zinszer, Robyn Tamblyn, David W Bates, David L Buckeridge

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Social determinants of health and seasonal influenza vaccination in adults ≥65 years: a systematic review of qualitative and quantitative data

Jason M Nagata, Isabel Hernández-Ramos, Anand Sivasankara Kurup, Daniel Albrecht, Claudia Vivas-Torrealba, Carlos Franco-Paredes

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Forecast analysis of the incidence of tuberculosis in the province of Quebec

Alexander Klotz, Abdoulaye Harouna, Andrew F Smith

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Predictors of HIV serostatus disclosure to partners among HIV-positive pregnant women in Morogoro, Tanzania

Elizabeth S Kiula, Damian J Damian, Sia E Msuya

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A systematic review of suicide prevention interventions targeting indigenous peoples in Australia, United States, Canada and New Zealand

Anton C Clifford, Christopher M Doran, Komla Tsey

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A home-based exercise intervention to increase physical activity among people living with HIV: study design of a randomized clinical trial

Jason R Jaggers, Wesley Dudgeon, Steven N Blair, Xuemei Sui, Stephanie Burgess, Sara Wilcox, Gregory A Hand

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The role of religious leaders in promoting acceptance of vaccination within a minority group: a qualitative study

Wilhelmina LM Ruijs, Jeannine LA Hautvast, Said Kerrar, Koos van der Velden, Marlies EJL Hulscher

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Marginalisation and cardiovascular disease among rural Sami in Northern Norway: a population-based cross-sectional study

Bent-Martin Eliassen, Marita Melhus, Ketil Lenert Hansen, Ann Ragnhild Broderstad

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Changes in age distribution of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome: an implication of China’s expanded program of immunization

Xiaozhou He, Shiwen Wang, Xiaoxia Huang, Xiaofang Wang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

No effect of weight cycling on the post-career BMI of weight class elite athletes

Laurie-anne Marquet, Morgan Brown, Muriel Tafflet, Hala Nassif, Rémy Mouraby, Samir Bourhaleb, Jean-François Toussaint, François-Denis Desgorces

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Pet husbandry and infection control practices related to zoonotic disease risks in Ontario, Canada

Jason W Stull, Andrew S Peregrine, Jan M Sargeant, J Scott Weese

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

What do patients think about HIV mass screening in France? A qualitative study

Marie Paule Fernandez-Gerlinger, Erik Bernard, Olivier Saint-Lary

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Double burden: a cross-sectional survey assessing factors associated with underweight and overweight status in Danang, Vietnam

Kiet A Ly, Thanh GN Ton, Quang V Ngo, Tung T Vo, Annette L Fitzpatrick

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Design and validation of a self-administered test to assess bullying (bull-M) in high school Mexicans: a pilot study

Arnulfo Ramos-Jimenez, Abraham Wall-Medrano, Oscar Esparza-Del Villar, Rosa P Hernández-Torres

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Do sexual health campaigns work? An outcome evaluation of a media campaign to increase chlamydia testing among young people aged 15–24 in England

Maya Gobin, Neville Verlander, Carla Maurici, Angie Bone, Anthony Nardone

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Nutritional status, biological maturation and cardiorespiratory fitness in Azorean youth aged 11–15 years

Manuel J Coelho-e-Silva, Enio R Vaz Ronque, Edilson S Cyrino, Rômulo A Fernandes, João Valente-dos-Santos, Aristides Machado-Rodrigues, Raul Martins, António J Figueiredo, Rute Santos, Robert M Malina

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health on the web: randomised trial of work-based online screening and brief intervention for hazardous and harmful drinking

Elizabeth Murray, Zarnie Khadjesari, Stuart Linke, Rachael Hunter, Nick Freemantle

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Modifiable exposures to air pollutants related to asthma phenotypes in the first year of life in children of the EDEN mother-child cohort study

Cailiang Zhou, Nour Baïz, Tuohong Zhang, Soutrik Banerjee, Isabella Annesi-Maesano, The EDEN Mother-Child Cohort Study Group

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact of micronutrient fortification of yoghurt on micronutrient status markers and growth – a randomized double blind controlled trial among school children in Bangladesh

Sunil Sazawal, AKM Ahsan Habib, Usha Dhingra, Arup Dutta, Pratibha Dhingra, Archana Sarkar, Saikat Deb, Jahangir Alam, Asmaul Husna, Robert E Black

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The influence of early exposure to vitamin D for development of diseases later in life

Ramune Jacobsen, Bo Abrahamsen, Marta Bauerek, Claus Holst, Camilla B Jensen, Joachim Knop, Kyle Raymond, Lone B Rasmussen, Maria Stougaard, Thorkild IA Sørensen, Allan A Vaag, Berit L Heitmann

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Enabling pathways to health equity: developing a framework for implementing social capital in practice

Christine Putland, Fran Baum, Anna Ziersch, Kathy Arthurson, Dorota Pomagalska

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Institutional incentives for altruism: gifting blood in China

Chengpu Yu, Eleanor Holroyd, Yu Cheng, Joseph Tak Fai Lau

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Urbanisation, urbanicity, and health: a systematic review of the reliability and validity of urbanicity scales

Sheila Cyril, John C Oldroyd, Andre Renzaho

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The effects of smoke-free legislation on acute myocardial infarction: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Hualiang Lin, Hongchun Wang, Wei Wu, Lingling Lang, Qinzhou Wang, Linwei Tian

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Gender differences in attitudes impeding colorectal cancer screening

Paul Ritvo, Ronald E Myers, Lawrence Paszat, Mardie Serenity, Daniel F Perez, Linda Rabeneck

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of chronic diseases by immigrant status and disparities in chronic disease management in immigrants: a population-based cohort study, Valore Project

Alessandra Buja, Rosa Gini, Modesta Visca, Gianfranco Damiani, Bruno Federico, Paolo Francesconi, Daniele Donato, Alessandro Marini, Andrea Donatini, Salvatore Brugaletta, Vincenzo Baldo, Mariadonata Bellentani, Valore Project

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

An analysis of problem gambling among the Finnish working-age population: a population survey

Sari Castrén, Syaron Basnet, Maiju Pankakoski, Jenni-Emilia Ronkainen, Satu Helakorpi, Antti Uutela, Hannu Alho, Tuuli Lahti

01.12.2013 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Modified social ecological model: a tool to guide the assessment of the risks and risk contexts of HIV epidemics

Stefan Baral, Carmen H Logie, Ashley Grosso, Andrea L Wirtz, Chris Beyrer

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Burden experienced by community health volunteers in Taiwan: a survey

Yueh-Mei Gau, Petra Buettner, Kim Usher, Lee Stewart

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Forecasting future prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Syria

Radwan Al Ali, Fawaz Mzayek, Samer Rastam, Fouad M Fouad, Martin O’Flaherty, Simon Capewell, Wasim Maziak

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

‘All those things together made me retire’: qualitative study on early retirement among Dutch employees

Kerstin G Reeuwijk, Astrid de Wind, Marjan J Westerman, Jan Fekke Ybema, Allard J van der Beek, Goedele A Geuskens

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effectiveness of a facebook-delivered physical activity intervention for post-partum women: a randomized controlled trial protocol

Jocelyn Kernot, Tim Olds, Lucy K Lewis, Carol Maher

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Can temperature explain the latitudinal gradient of ulcerative colitis? Cohort of Norway

Geir Aamodt, May-Bente Bengtson, Morten H Vatn

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Point-of-sale tobacco advertising in Beirut, Lebanon following a national advertising ban

Ramzi G Salloum, Rima T Nakkash, Allison E Myers, Kathryn A Wood, Kurt M Ribisl

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Exploring changes in open defecation prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa based on national level indices

Deise I Galan, Seung-Sup Kim, Jay P Graham

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact of a self-care education programme on patients with type 2 diabetes in primary care in the Basque Country

Estibaliz Gamboa Moreno, Álvaro Sánchez Perez, Kalliopi Vrotsou, Juan Carlos Arbonies Ortiz, Emma del Campo Pena, Lourdes Ochoa de Retana Garcia, María Ángeles Rua Portu, Koldo Piñera Elorriaga, Amaya Zenarutzabeitia Pikatza, Miren Nekane Urquiza Bengoa, Rosario Sanz Echave, Tomás Méndez Sampedro, Ana Oses Portu, Lourdes Gorostidi Fano, Miren Bakarne Aguirre Sorondo, Rafael Rotaeche Del Campo, In the name of the Osakidetza Active Patient Research Group

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The association between physical fitness and depressive symptoms among young adults: results of the Northern Finland 1966 birth cohort study

Kadri Suija, Markku Timonen, Maarit Suviola, Jari Jokelainen, Marjo-Riitta Järvelin, Tuija Tammelin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A qualitative study of the coverage of influenza vaccination on Dutch news sites and social media websites

Birthe A Lehmann, Robert AC Ruiter, Gerjo Kok

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Women and HIV in a moderate prevalence setting: an integrative review

Michelle L Redman-MacLaren, Jane Mills, Rachael Tommbe, David J MacLaren, Richard Speare, William JH McBride

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The influence of re-employment on quality of life and self-rated health, a longitudinal study among unemployed persons in the Netherlands

Bouwine E Carlier, Merel Schuring, Freek JB Lötters, Bernhard Bakker, Natacha Borgers, Alex Burdorf

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Can negative life events and coping style help explain socioeconomic differences in perceived stress among adolescents? A cross-sectional study based on the West Jutland cohort study

David J Glasscock, Johan H Andersen, Merete Labriola, Kurt Rasmussen, Claus D Hansen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Rice-eating pattern and the risk of metabolic syndrome especially waist circumference in Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study (KoGES)

Younjhin Ahn, Seon-Joo Park, Hye-kyoung Kwack, Mi Kyung Kim, Kwang-Pil Ko, Sung Soo Kim

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

An outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis associated with a secondary water supply system in a factory in south China

Yuan Li, Hongxiong Guo, Zhenghui Xu, Xiaotao Zhou, Hailong Zhang, Lijie Zhang, Jing Miao, Yi Pan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Associations between oral health-related impacts and rate of weight gain after extraction of pulpally involved teeth in underweight preschool Filipino children

Denise Duijster, Aubrey Sheiham, Martin H Hobdell, Gina Itchon, Bella Monse

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Increasing young adults’ condom use intentions and behaviour through changing chlamydia risk and coping appraisals: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial of efficacy

Katie V Newby, David P French, Katherine E Brown, Donna M Lecky

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessment of total cardiovascular risk using WHO/ISH risk prediction charts in three low and middle income countries in Asia

Dugee Otgontuya, Sophal Oum, Brian S Buckley, Ruth Bonita

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Patient and health system delay among patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Beira city, Mozambique

Abuchahama Saifodine, Paula Samo Gudo, Mohsin Sidat, James Black

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Family planning decisions, perceptions and gender dynamics among couples in Mwanza, Tanzania: a qualitative study

Idda Mosha, Ruerd Ruben, Deodatus Kakoko

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development and validation of a measure of health literacy in the UK: the newest vital sign

Gill Rowlands, Nina Khazaezadeh, Eugene Oteng-Ntim, Paul Seed, Suzanne Barr, Barry D Weiss

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The epidemiology and surveillance response to pandemic influenza A (H1N1) among local health departments in the San Francisco Bay Area

Wayne TA Enanoria, Adam W Crawley, Winston Tseng, Jasmine Furnish, Jeannie Balido, Tomás J Aragón

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Weight gain prevention in young adults: design of the study of novel approaches to weight gain prevention (SNAP) randomized controlled trial

Rena R Wing, Deborah Tate, Mark Espeland, Amy Gorin, Jessica Gokee LaRose, Erica Ferguson Robichaud, Karen Erickson, Letitia Perdue, Judy Bahnson, Cora E Lewis

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Experience of Lyme disease and preferences for precautions: a cross-sectional survey of UK patients

Afrodita Marcu, Julie Barnett, David Uzzell, Konstantina Vasileiou, Susan O’Connell

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Costs and outcome for serious hand and arm injuries during the first year after trauma – a prospective study

Hans-Eric Rosberg, Katarina Steen Carlsson, Ragnhild I Cederlund, Eva Ramel, Lars B Dahlin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact of a smoking ban in hospitality venues on second hand smoke exposure: a comparison of exposure assessment methods

Sarah Rajkumar, Cong Khanh Huynh, Georg F Bauer, Susanne Hoffmann, Martin Röösli

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Modeling predictors of risky drug use behavior among male street laborers in urban Vietnam

Van Huy Nguyen, Michael P Dunne, Joseph Debattista

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Using HPV vaccination for promotion of an adolescent package of care: opportunity and perspectives

Catherine MacPhail, Emilie Venables, Helen Rees, Sinead Delany-Moretlwe

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Perceptions of caregivers about health and nutritional problems and feeding practices of infants: a qualitative study on exclusive breast-feeding in Kwale, Kenya

Akiko Matsuyama, Mohamed Karama, Junichi Tanaka, Satoshi Kaneko

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

High incidence of prostate cancer metastasis in Afro-Brazilian men with low educational levels: a retrospective observational study

Alexandre Barbosa Câmara de Souza, Hugo Gonçalo Guedes, Victor Carbone Bernardes Oliveira, Fábio Aires de Araújo, Carlos Cesar Oliveira Ramos, Karina Carla Paula Medeiros, Raimundo Fernandes Araújo Jr

01.12.2013 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Traffic medicine–related research: a scientometric analysis

Beatrix Groneberg-Kloft, Doris Klingelhoefer, Simona E Zitnik, Cristian Scutaru

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reducing health inequities: the contribution of core public health services in BC

Bernadette (Bernie) Pauly, Marjorie MacDonald, Trevor Hancock, Wanda Martin, Kathleen Perkin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Level of awareness of mammography among women attending outpatient clinics in a teaching hospital in Ibadan, South-West Nigeria

Millicent O Obajimi, Ikeoluwapo O Ajayi, Abideen O Oluwasola, Babatunde O Adedokun, Adenike T Adeniji-Sofoluwe, Olushola A Mosuro, Titilola S Akingbola, Oku S Bassey, Eric Umeh, Temitope O Soyemi, Folasade Adegoke, Idiat Ogungbade, Chinwe Ukaigwe, Olufunmilayo I Olopade

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Multifactorial intervention for children with asthma and overweight (Mikado): study design of a randomised controlled trial

Maartje Willeboordse, Kim DG van de Kant, Maroeska N de Laat, Onno CP van Schayck, Sandra Mulkens, Edward Dompeling

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Hospitalization rates and cost in severe or complicated obesity: an Italian cohort study

Enrica Migliore, Eva Pagano, Dario Mirabelli, Ileana Baldi, Dario Gregori, Carlo Zocchetti, Cristina Tuzzi, Franco Balzola, Maria Letizia Petroni, Franco Merletti

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Explaining the social gradient in sickness absence: a study of a general working population in Sweden

Jesper Löve, Gunnel Hensing, Kristina Holmgren, Kjell Torén

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Socioeconomic disparity in cervical cancer screening among Korean women: 1998–2010

Minjee Lee, Eun-Cheol Park, Hoo-Sun Chang, Jeoung A Kwon, Ki Bong Yoo, Tae Hyun Kim

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The effectiveness of critical time intervention for abused women and homeless people leaving Dutch shelters: study protocol of two randomised controlled trials

Danielle AM Lako, Renée de Vet, Mariëlle D Beijersbergen, Daniel B Herman, Albert M van Hemert, Judith RLM Wolf

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

An exploratory study of associations of physical activity with mental health and work engagement

Jantien van Berkel, Karin I Proper, Annelies van Dam, Cécile RL Boot, Paulien M Bongers, Allard J van der Beek

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in overweight German children and adolescents: do treatment-seeking youth have lower quality of life levels? Comparison of a clinical sample with the general population using a multilevel model approach

Emily Finne, Thomas Reinehr, Anke Schaefer, Katrin Winkel, Petra Kolip

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

How do adolescents talk about self-harm: a qualitative study of disclosure in an ethnically diverse urban population in England

Emily Klineberg, Moira J Kelly, Stephen A Stansfeld, Kamaldeep S Bhui

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

HIV mortality in urban slums of Nairobi, Kenya 2003–2010: a period effect analysis

Samuel Oji Oti, Michael Mutua, George S Mgomella, Thaddaeus Egondi, Alex Ezeh, Catherine Kyobutungi

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Methods to increase participation in organised screening programs: a systematic review

Laura Camilloni, Eliana Ferroni, Beatriz Jimenez Cendales, Annamaria Pezzarossi, Giacomo Furnari, Piero Borgia, Gabriella Guasticchi, Paolo Giorgi Rossi, the Methods to increase participation Working Group

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Event-level association between alcohol use and unprotected sex during last sex: evidence from population-based surveys in sub-Saharan Africa

Susan M Kiene, SV Subramanian

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Parental physical activity, safety perceptions and children’s independent mobility

Maria Paula Santos, Andreia N Pizarro, Jorge Mota, Elisa A Marques

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

There’s more to food store choice than proximity: a questionnaire development study

Rebecca A Krukowski, Carla Sparks, Marisha DiCarlo, Jean McSweeney, Delia Smith West

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health coping strategies of the people vulnerable to climate change in a resource-poor rural setting in Bangladesh

Md Aminul Haque, Aji Budi, Ahmad Azam Malik, Shelby Suzanne Yamamoto, Valérie R Louis, Rainer Sauerborn

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The protective effect of taking care of grandchildren on elders’ mental health? Associations between changing patterns of intergenerational exchanges and the reduction of elders’ loneliness and depression between 1993 and 2007 in Taiwan

Feng-Jen Tsai, Sandrine Motamed, André Rougemont

01.12.2013 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Standardizing and scaling up quality adolescent friendly health services in Tanzania

Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, Elizabeth Mapella, Theopista John, Susannah Gibbs, Christina Hanna, Nagbandja Kampatibe, Paul Bloem

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evaluation of a workplace intervention to promote commuter cycling: A RE-AIM analysis

Veerle Dubuy, Katrien De Cocker, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Lea Maes, Jan Seghers, Johan Lefevre, Kristine De Martelaer, Greet Cardon

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Life experiences of patients who have completed tuberculosis treatment: a qualitative investigation in southeast Brazil

Ana Angélica Lima Dias, Daniela Maria Falcão de Oliveira, Egberto Ribeiro Turato, Rosely Moralez de Figueiredo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Body mass index and subjective well-being in young adults: a twin population study

Milla S Linna, Jaakko Kaprio, Anu Raevuori, Elina Sihvola, Anna Keski-Rahkonen, Aila Rissanen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Comparing short versions of the AUDIT in a community-based survey of young people

Anna L Bowring, Maelenn Gouillou, Margaret Hellard, Paul Dietze

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Can social dancing prevent falls in older adults? a protocol of the Dance, Aging, Cognition, Economics (DAnCE) fall prevention randomised controlled trial

Dafna Merom, Robert Cumming, Erin Mathieu, Kaarin J Anstey, Chris Rissel, Judy M Simpson, Rachael L Morton, Ester Cerin, Catherine Sherrington, Stephen R Lord

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reasons for and factors associated with issuing sickness certificates for longer periods than necessary: results from a nationwide survey of physicians

Richard Bränström, Britt Arrelöv, Catharina Gustavsson, Linnea Kjeldgård, Therese Ljungquist, Gunnar H Nilsson, Kristina Alexanderson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Internet safety education for youth: stakeholder perspectives

Megan A Moreno, Katie G Egan, Kaitlyn Bare, Henry N Young, Elizabeth D Cox

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of health-risk behaviours among Canadian post-secondary students: descriptive results from the National College Health Assessment

Matthew YW Kwan, Guy EJ Faulkner, Kelly P Arbour-Nicitopoulos, John Cairney

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A randomised controlled trial testing a web-based, computer-tailored self-management intervention for people with or at risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a study protocol

Viola Voncken-Brewster, Huibert Tange, Hein de Vries, Zsolt Nagykaldi, Bjorn Winkens, Trudy van der Weijden

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Monitoring the profile of cervical cancer in a developing city

Fábio Marques de Almeida, José Carlos de Oliveira, Edésio Martins, Maria Paula Curado, Ruffo de Freitas Jr, Marise Amaral Rebouças Moreira

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cost of specialized addiction treatment of clients with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in Canada

Svetlana Popova, Shannon Lange, Larry Burd, Karen Urbanoski, Jürgen Rehm

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Correlation between metabolic syndrome and knee osteoarthritis: data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES)

Chang Dong Han, Ik Hwan Yang, Woo Suk Lee, Yoo Jung Park, Kwan Kyu Park

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Understanding cervical cancer screening among lesbians: a national survey

J Kathleen Tracy, Nicholas H Schluterman, Deborah R Greenberg

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cross-sectional observational study of unmet health needs among homeless and vulnerably housed adults in three Canadian cities

Niran Argintaru, Catharine Chambers, Evie Gogosis, Susan Farrell, Anita Palepu, Fran Klodawsky, Stephen W Hwang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessment of the core and support functions of the Integrated Disease Surveillance system in Maharashtra, India

Revati K Phalkey, Sharvari Shukla, Savita Shardul, Nutan Ashtekar, Sapna Valsa, Pradip Awate, Michael Marx

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Long-term follow-up of a high- and a low-intensity smoking cessation intervention in a dental setting– a randomized trial

Eva Nohlert, John Öhrvik, Åke Tegelberg, Per Tillgren, Ásgeir R Helgason

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of controlled hypertension in a German population cohort

Neeltje van den Berg, Claudia Meinke-Franze, Thomas Fiss, Sebastian E Baumeister, Wolfgang Hoffmann

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

‘Roll-your-own’ cigarette smoking in South Africa between 2007 and 2010

Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf, Bukola G Olutola

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A qualitative exploration of young adult smokers’ responses to novel tobacco warnings

Janet Hoek, Anna Hoek-Sims, Philip Gendall

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of obesity and associated cardiovascular risk: the DARIOS study

Francisco Javier Félix-Redondo, María Grau, José Miguel Baena-Díez, Irene R Dégano, Antonio Cabrera de León, Maria Jesús Guembe, María Teresa Alzamora, Tomás Vega-Alonso, Nicolás R Robles, Honorato Ortiz, Fernando Rigo, Eduardo Mayoral-Sanchez, Maria José Tormo, Antonio Segura-Fragoso, Daniel Fernández-Bergés

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Advice about diet and smoking for people with or at risk of age-related macular degeneration: a cross-sectional survey of eye care professionals in the UK

John G Lawrenson, Jennifer R Evans

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Time characteristics of the effect of alcohol cessation on the risk of stomach cancer – a meta-analysis

Johan Jarl, Gawain Heckley, Julie Brummer, Ulf-G Gerdtham

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Depression- and anxiety-related sick leave and the risk of permanent disability and mortality in the working population in Germany: a cohort study

Felix Wedegaertner, Sonja Arnhold-Kerri, Nicola-Alexander Sittaro, Stefan Bleich, Siegfried Geyer, William E Lee

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of asthma and allergies in children from the Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot communities in Cyprus: a bi-communal cross-sectional study

Demetris Lamnisos, Maria Moustaki, Ourania Kolokotroni, Huseyin Koksoy, Muharrem Faiz, Kenan Arifoglu, Donald K Milton, Nicos Middleton, Panayiotis K Yiallouros

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Do support groups members disclose less to their partners? The dynamics of HIV disclosure in four African countries

Anita Hardon, Gabriela B Gomez, Eva Vernooij, Alice Desclaux, Rhoda K Wanyenze, Odette Ky-Zerbo, Emmy Kageha, Ireen Namakhoma, John Kinsman, Clare Spronk, Edgar Meij, Melissa Neuman, Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sharing experiences: towards an evidence based model of dengue surveillance and outbreak response in Latin America and Asia

Shiraz Badurdeen, David Benitez Valladares, Jeremy Farrar, Ernesto Gozzer, Axel Kroeger, Novia Kuswara, Silvia Runge Ranzinger, Hien Tran Tinh, Priscila Leite, Yodi Mahendradhata, Ronald Skewes, Ayesha Verrall

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Increasing girls’ knowledge about human papillomavirus vaccination with a pre-test and a national leaflet: a quasi-experimental study

Robine Hofman, Puck AWH Schiffers, Jan Hendrik Richardus, Hein Raat, Inge MCM de Kok, Marjolein van Ballegooijen, Ida J Korfage

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Trends in HIV counseling and testing uptake among married individuals in Rakai, Uganda

Joseph KB Matovu, Julie Denison, Rhoda K Wanyenze, Joseph Ssekasanvu, Fredrick Makumbi, Emilio Ovuga, Nuala McGrath, David Serwadda

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The utility of fat mass index vs. body mass index and percentage of body fat in the screening of metabolic syndrome

Pengju Liu, Fang Ma, Huiping Lou, Yanping Liu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Regional differences in diabetes prevalence and awareness between coastal and interior provinces in China: a population-based cross-sectional study

Shaoyong Xu, Jie Ming, Ying Xing, Bin Gao, Chunbao Yang, Qiuhe Ji, Gang Chen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Medicines and the media: news reports of medicines recommended for government reimbursement in Australia

Jane Robertson, Emily J Walkom, Marc D Bevan, David A Newby

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Intimate partner violence is associated with HIV infection in women in Kenya: A cross-sectional analysis

Chyun-Fung Shi, Fiona G Kouyoumdjian, Jonathan Dushoff

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Human H5N1 influenza infections in Cambodia 2005–2011: case series and cost-of-illness

Karen Humphries-Waa, Tom Drake, Anthony Huszar, Marco Liverani, Khieu Borin, Sok Touch, Teng Srey, Richard Coker

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Detection of Escherichia coli, Salmonella species, and Vibrio cholerae in tap water and bottled drinking water in Isfahan, Iran

Hassan Momtaz, Farhad Safarpoor Dehkordi, Ebrahim Rahimi, Amin Asgarifar

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact of exposure to conflict, tsunami and mental disorders on school absenteeism: findings from a national sample of Sri Lankan children aged 12–17 years

Chesmal Siriwardhana, Gayani Pannala, Sisira Siribaddana, Athula Sumathipala, Robert Stewart

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Risk factors for intimate partner violence in women in the Rakai Community Cohort Study, Uganda, from 2000 to 2009

Fiona G Kouyoumdjian, Liviana M Calzavara, Susan J Bondy, Patricia O’Campo, David Serwadda, Fred Nalugoda, Joseph Kagaayi, Godfrey Kigozi, Maria Wawer, Ronald Gray

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Challenges to evaluating complex interventions: a content analysis of published papers

Jessica Datta, Mark Petticrew

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The AMEL study, a cross sectional population-based survey on aging and malnutrition in 1200 elderly Lebanese living in rural settings: protocol and sample characteristics

Christa Boulos, Pascale Salameh, Pascale Barberger-Gateau

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Are environmental characteristics in the municipal eldercare, more closely associated with frequent short sick leave spells among employees than with total sick leave: a cross-sectional study

Christina Malmose Stapelfeldt, Claus Vinther Nielsen, Niels Trolle Andersen, Line Krane, Nils Fleten, Vilhelm Borg, Chris Jensen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Improving immunisation timeliness in Aboriginal children through personalised calendars

Penelope Abbott, Robert Menzies, Joyce Davison, Louise Moore, Han Wang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Investment case for improving maternal and child health: results from four countries

Eliana Jimenez Soto, Sophie La Vincente, Andrew Clark, Sonja Firth, Alison Morgan, Zoe Dettrick, Prarthna Dayal, Bernardino M Aldaba, Soewarta Kosen, Aleli D Kraft, Rajashree Panicker, Yogendra Prasai, Laksono Trisnantoro, Beena Varghese, Yulia Widiati, Investment Case Team for India, Indonesia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessment of primary health care received by the elderly and health related quality of life: a cross-sectional study

Vivian C Honorato dos Santos de Carvalho, Sinara L Rossato, Flávio D Fuchs, Erno Harzheim, Sandra C Fuchs

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Screen more or screen more often? Using mathematical models to inform syphilis control strategies

Ashleigh R Tuite, David N Fisman, Sharmistha Mishra

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Aboriginal birth cohort (ABC): a prospective cohort study of early life determinants of adiposity and associated risk factors among Aboriginal people in Canada

Gita Wahi, Julie Wilson, Ruby Miller, Rebecca Anglin, Sarah McDonald, Katherine M Morrison, Koon K Teo, Sonia S Anand

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effects of parenting practices on sexual risk-taking among young people in Cameroon

Estelle M Sidze, Barthelemy Kuate Defo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Self-perceived physical health predicts cardiovascular disease incidence and death among postmenopausal women

Nazmus Saquib, Robert Brunner, Jessica Kubo, Hilary Tindle, Candyce Kroenke, Manisha Desai, Martha L Daviglus, Norrina Allen, Lisa W Martin, Jennifer Robinson, Marcia L Stefanick

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development and validation of a food-based diet quality index for New Zealand adolescents

Jyh Eiin Wong, Winsome R Parnell, Anna S Howe, Katherine E Black, Paula ML Skidmore

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Associations of cardiorespiratory fitness, physical activity, and obesity with metabolic syndrome in Hong Kong Chinese midlife women

Ruby Yu, Forrest Yau, Suzanne C Ho, Jean Woo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) among People Living With HIV (PLHIV): a cross-sectional survey to measure in Lao PDR

Visanou Hansana, Pattara Sanchaisuriya, Jo Durham, Vanphanom Sychareun, Kongmany Chaleunvong, Suwanna Boonyaleepun, Frank Peter Schelp

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Off-label medicine use in children and adolescents: results of a population-based study in Germany

Hildtraud Knopf, Ingrid-Katharina Wolf, Giselle Sarganas, Wanli Zhuang, Wolfgang Rascher, Antje Neubert

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Disparities in reported psychosocial assessment across public and private maternity settings: a national survey of women in Australia

Nicole Reilly, Sheree Harris, Deborah Loxton, Catherine Chojenta, Peta Forder, Jeannette Milgrom, Marie-Paule Austin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Influenza vaccination coverage rates among adults before and after the 2009 influenza pandemic and the reasons for non-vaccination in Beijing, China: A cross-sectional study

Shuangsheng Wu, Peng Yang, Haiyue Li, Chunna Ma, Yi Zhang, Quanyi Wang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Meta-analysis of adverse health effects due to air pollution in Chinese populations

Hak-Kan Lai, Hilda Tsang, Chit-Ming Wong

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Socioeconomic variations in access to smoking cessation interventions in UK primary care: insights using the Mosaic classification in a large dataset of primary care records

Laura Douglas, Lisa Szatkowski

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The illusion of righteousness: corporate social responsibility practices of the alcohol industry

Sungwon Yoon, Tai-Hing Lam

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Association of socioeconomic and behavioral factors with adult mortality: analysis of data from verbal autopsy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Awoke Misganaw, Damen Haile Mariam, Tekebash Araya

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Social equity in Human Papillomavirus vaccination: a natural experiment in Calgary Canada

Richard Musto, Jodi E Siever, J Cyne Johnston, Judy Seidel, M Sarah Rose, Deborah A McNeil

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Individual and contextual factors of influence on adherence to antiretrovirals among people attending public clinics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Homaira Hanif, Francisco I Bastos, Monica Malta, Neilane Bertoni, Pamela J Surkan, Peter J Winch, Deanna Kerrigan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A systematic review of HIV interventions for black men who have sex with men (MSM)

Cathy Maulsby, Greg Millett, Kali Lindsey, Robin Kelley, Kim Johnson, Daniel Montoya, David Holtgrave

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Using web-based familial risk information for diabetes prevention: a randomized controlled trial

Miranda Wijdenes, Lidewij Henneman, Nadeem Qureshi, Piet J Kostense, Martina C Cornel, Danielle RM Timmermans

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evaluating an implementation strategy in cardiovascular prevention to improve prescribing of statins in Germany: an intention to treat analysis

Heidemarie Keller, Oliver Hirsch, Petra Kaufmann-Kolle, Tanja Krones, Annette Becker, Andreas C Sönnichsen, Erika Baum, Norbert Donner-Banzhoff

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sleep duration of underserved minority children in a cross-sectional study

William W Wong, Christina L Ortiz, Debra Lathan, Louis A Moore, Karen L Konzelmann, Anne L Adolph, E O’Brian Smith, Nancy F Butte

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Subjective quality of life in war-affected populations

Aleksandra Matanov, Domenico Giacco, Marija Bogic, Dean Ajdukovic, Tanja Franciskovic, Gian Maria Galeazzi, Abdulah Kucukalic, Dusica Lecic-Tosevski, Nexhmedin Morina, Mihajlo Popovski, Matthias Schützwohl, Stefan Priebe

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cluster randomized trial to evaluate the efficacy of a school-based behavioral intervention for health promotion among children aged 3 to 5

José L Peñalvo, Gloria Santos-Beneit, Mercedes Sotos-Prieto, Ramona Martínez, Carla Rodríguez, Manuel Franco, Pedro López-Romero, Stuart Pocock, Juliana Redondo, Valentín Fuster

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reforms: a quest for efficiency or an opportunity for vested interests’? a case study of pharmaceutical policy reforms in Tanzania

Amani Thomas Mori, Eliangiringa Amos Kaale, Peter Risha

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Study protocol for “Moving Bright, Eating Smart”– A phase 2 clinical trial on the acceptability and feasibility of a diet and physical activity intervention to prevent recurrence in colorectal cancer survivors

Judy WC Ho, Antoinette M Lee, Duncan J Macfarlane, Daniel YT Fong, Sharron Leung, Ester Cerin, Wynnie YY Chan, Ivy PF Leung, Sharon HS Lam, Aliki J Taylor, Kar-keung Cheng

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development and implementation of the Baltimore healthy carry-outs feasibility trial: process evaluation results

Seung Hee Lee-Kwan, Sonja Goedkoop, Rachel Yong, Benjamin Batorsky, Vanessa Hoffman, Jayne Jeffries, Mohamed Hamouda, Joel Gittelsohn

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a web-based and mobile stress-management intervention for employees: design of a randomized controlled trial

Elena Heber, David Daniel Ebert, Dirk Lehr, Stephanie Nobis, Matthias Berking, Heleen Riper

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

What should be done about policy on alcohol pricing and promotions? Australian experts’ views of policy priorities: a qualitative interview study

Andrea S Fogarty, Simon Chapman

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A pilot study comparing two weight loss maintenance interventions among low-income, mid-life women

Carmen D Samuel-Hodge, Larry F Johnston, Ziya Gizlice, Beverly A Garcia, Sara C Lindsley, Alison D Gold, Danielle F Braxton, Thomas C Keyserling

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Inequalities in self-rated health among 45+ year-olds in Almaty, Kazakhstan: a cross-sectional study

Akmaral K Abikulova, Kazbek A Tulebaev, Aikan A Akanov, Botagoz S Turdalieva, Sundetgali B Kalmahanov, Ainur B Kumar, Aigulsum K Izekenova, Bakhyt A Mussaeva, Andrej M Grjibovski

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The overall health and risk factor profile of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participants from the 45 and up study

Lina Gubhaju, Bridgette J McNamara, Emily Banks, Grace Joshy, Beverley Raphael, Anna Williamson, Sandra J Eades

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reasons for and against receiving influenza vaccination in a working age population in Japan: a national cross-sectional study

Tsubasa Iwasa, Koji Wada

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The grounded psychometric development and initial validation of the Health Literacy Questionnaire (HLQ)

Richard H Osborne, Roy W Batterham, Gerald R Elsworth, Melanie Hawkins, Rachelle Buchbinder

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Voluntary HIV testing and risky sexual behaviours among health care workers: a survey in rural and urban Burkina Faso

Fati Kirakoya-Samadoulougou, Seydou Yaro, Alain Deccache, Paulin Fao, Marie-Christine Defer, Nicolas Meda, Annie Robert, Nicolas Nagot

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact of risk factors, activities and psychological disorders on the health of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in China: a cross-sectional study

Lei Zhang, Peian Lou, Yanan Zhu, Peipei Chen, Pan Zhang, Jiaxi Yu, Ning Zhang, Na Chen, Hongmin Wu, Jing Zhao

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Increases in alcohol consumption in women and elderly groups: evidence from an epidemiological study

Lot M Geels, Jacqueline M Vink, Jenny HDA van Beek, Meike Bartels, Gonneke Willemsen, Dorret I Boomsma

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Human influenza A H5N1 in Indonesia: health care service-associated delays in treatment initiation

Wiku Adisasmito, Dewi Nur Aisyah, Tjandra Yoga Aditama, Rita Kusriastuti, Trihono, Agus Suwandono, Ondri Dwi Sampurno, Prasenohadi, Nurshanty A Sapada, MJN Mamahit, Anna Swenson, Nancy A Dreyer, Richard Coker

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Establishing the optimal body mass index - body esteem relationship in young adolescents

Michael J Duncan, Yahya al-Nakeeb, Alan, M Nevill

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of hyperuricemia and its related risk factors in healthy adults from Northern and Northeastern Chinese provinces

Ling Qiu, Xin-qi Cheng, Jie Wu, Jun-ting Liu, Tao Xu, Hai-tao Ding, Yan-hong Liu, Zeng-mei Ge, Ya-jing Wang, Hui-juan Han, Jing Liu, Guang-jin Zhu

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Towards a physically more active lifestyle based on one’s own values: study design of a randomized controlled trial for physically inactive adults

Anu Maarit Kangasniemi, Raimo Lappalainen, Anna Kankaanpää, Janne Kulmala, Harto Hakonen, Tuija Tammelin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Social capital, health behaviours and health: a population-based associational study

Tarja Nieminen, Ritva Prättälä, Tuija Martelin, Tommi Härkänen, Markku T Hyyppä, Erkki Alanen, Seppo Koskinen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health promotion in individuals with mental disorders: a cluster preference randomized controlled trial

Nick Verhaeghe, Els Clays, Carine Vereecken, Jan De Maeseneer, Lea Maes, Cornelis Van Heeringen, Dirk De Bacquer, Lieven Annemans

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Community experiences and perceptions of reproductive health vouchers in Kenya

Rebecca Njuki, Francis Obare, Charlotte Warren, Timothy Abuya, Jerry Okal, Wilson Mukuna, Lucy Kanya, Ian Askew, Piet Bracke, Ben Bellows

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Association of objectively measured physical activity with body components in European adolescents

David Jiménez-Pavón, Amaya Fernández-Vázquez, Ute Alexy, Raquel Pedrero, Magdalena Cuenca-García, Angela Polito, Jérémy Vanhelst, Yannis Manios, Anthony Kafatos, Dénes Molnar, Michael Sjöström, Luis A Moreno

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Can informal social distancing interventions minimize demand for antiviral treatment during a severe pandemic?

Amy L Greer

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Web-based cognitive bias modification for problem drinkers: protocol of a randomised controlled trial with a 2x2x2 factorial design

Denise S van Deursen, Elske Salemink, Filip Smit, Jeannet Kramer, Reinout W Wiers

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Plasmodium vivax associated severe malaria complications among children in some malaria endemic areas of Ethiopia

Tsige Ketema, Ketema Bacha

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

High prevalence of diagnosis of diabetes, depression, anxiety, hypertension, asthma and COPD in the total population of Stockholm, Sweden – a challenge for public health

Axel C Carlsson, Per Wändell, Urban Ösby, Ramin Zarrinkoub, Björn Wettermark, Gunnar Ljunggren

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Changes in school environment, awareness and actions regarding overweight prevention among Dutch secondary schools between 2006–2007 and 2010–2011

Saskia W van den Berg, Jochen Mikolajczak, Wanda JE Bemelmans

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effect of changes in a food frequency questionnaire: comparing data from two national dietary survey instruments among 12-month-old infants

Anne Lene Kristiansen, Inger Therese Laugsand Lillegaard, Lene Frost Andersen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Testing the association between social capital and health over time: a family-based design

Giuseppe N Giordano, Juan Merlo, Henrik Ohlsson, Maria Rosvall, Martin Lindström

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effectiveness of a prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission program in Guangdong province from 2007 to 2010

Bing Li, Qingguo Zhao, Xiaozhuang Zhang, Li Wu, Tingting Chen, Zhijiang Liang, Longchang Xu, Shouyi Yu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence and gender patterns of mental health problems in German youth with experience of violence: the KiGGS study

Robert Schlack, Franz Petermann

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Trends in sugar supply and consumption in Australia: is there an Australian Paradox?

Wavne Rikkers, David Lawrence, Katherine Hafekost, Francis Mitrou, Stephen R Zubrick

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cross sectional survey of attitudes, awareness and uptake of the parental pertussis booster vaccine as part of a cocooning strategy, Victoria, Australia

Ellen J Donnan, James E Fielding, Stacey L Rowe, Lucinda J Franklin, Hassan Vally

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Gender differences in predictors of colorectal cancer screening uptake: a national cross sectional study based on the health belief model

Reuben K Wong, Mee Lian Wong, Yiong Huak Chan, Zhu Feng, Chun Tao Wai, Khay Guan Yeoh

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Do computer use, TV viewing, and the presence of the media in the bedroom predict school-aged children’s sleep habits in a longitudinal study?

Teija Nuutinen, Carola Ray, Eva Roos

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

pH1N1 - a comparative analysis of public health responses in Ontario to the influenza outbreak, public health and primary care: lessons learned and policy suggestions

Paul Masotti, Michael E Green, Richard Birtwhistle, Ian Gemmill, Kieran Moore, Kathleen O’Connor, Adrienne Hansen-Taugher, Ralph Shaw

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Vitamin D and subsequent all-age and premature mortality: a systematic review

Lynne Rush, Gerry McCartney, David Walsh, Daniel MacKay

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sex knowledge, attitudes, and high-risk sexual behaviors among unmarried youth in Hong Kong

Paul SF Yip, Huiping Zhang, Tai-Hing Lam, Kwok Fai Lam, Antoinette Marie Lee, John Chan, Susan Fan

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Trust makers, breakers and brokers: building trust in the Australian food system

Annabelle Wilson, John Coveney, Julie Henderson, Samantha Meyer, Michael Calnan, Martin Caraher, Trevor Webb, Anthony Elliott, Paul Ward

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Influence of socioeconomic and demographic status on spirometry testing in patients initiating medication targeting obstructive lung disease: a population-based cohort study

Mette M Koefoed, Jens Søndergaard, René dePont Christensen, Dorte E Jarbøl

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Rural-urban disparities in child nutrition in Bangladesh and Nepal

Chittur S Srinivasan, Giacomo Zanello, Bhavani Shankar

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Glycemic control among patients in China with type 2 diabetes mellitus receiving oral drugs or injectables

Li-Nong Ji, Ju-Ming Lu, Xiao-Hui Guo, Wen-Ying Yang, Jian-Ping Weng, Wei-Ping Jia, Da-Jin Zou, Zhi-Guang Zhou, De-Min Yu, Jie Liu, Zhong-Yan Shan, Yu-Zhi Yang, Ren-Ming Hu, Da-Long Zhu, Li-Yong Yang, Li Chen, Zhi-Gang Zhao, Qi-Fu Li, Hao-Ming Tian, Qiu-He Ji, Jing Liu, Jia-Pu Ge, Li-Xin Shi, Yan-Cheng Xu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors associated with age at first sexual initiation among youths in Gamo Gofa, South West Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Marelign Tilahun, Gistane Ayele

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Schistosomiasis infection among primary school students in a war zone, Southern Kordofan State, Sudan: a cross-sectional study

Alaa H Abou-Zeid, Tigani A Abkar, Rashid O Mohamed

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A qualitative study exploring factors associated with mothers’ decisions to formula-feed their infants in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Kimberly Bonia, Laurie Twells, Beth Halfyard, Valerie Ludlow, Leigh Anne Newhook, Janet Murphy-Goodridge

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Serum calcium and risk of gastrointestinal cancer in the Swedish AMORIS study

Wahyu Wulaningsih, Karl Michaelsson, Hans Garmo, Niklas Hammar, Ingmar Jungner, Göran Walldius, Mats Lambe, Lars Holmberg, Mieke Van Hemelrijck

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Socio-demographic and behavioural correlates of physical activity perception in individuals with recently diagnosed diabetes: results from a cross-sectional study

Gráinne H Long, Søren Brage, Nicholas J Wareham, Esther MF van Sluijs, Stephen Sutton, Simon J Griffin, Rebecca K Simmons

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Familial correlation and aggregation of body mass index and blood pressure in Chinese Han population

Yang Hu, Liu He, Yangfeng Wu, Guansheng Ma, Liming Li, Yonghua Hu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Psychoactive substances use and associated factors among Axum university students, Axum Town, North Ethiopia

Measho Gebreslassie, Amsalu Feleke, Tesfahun Melese

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

HPV and cervical cancer related knowledge, awareness and testing behaviors in a community sample of female sex workers in China

Yan Hong, Chen Zhang, Xiaoming Li, Danhua Lin, Yingjie Liu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Developing population interventions with migrant women for maternal-child health: a focused ethnography

Anita J Gagnon, Franco Carnevale, Praem Mehta, Hélène Rousseau, Donna E Stewart

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Could a brief assessment of negative emotions and self-esteem identify adolescents at current and future risk of self-harm in the community? A prospective cohort analysis

Rhiannon Phillips, Melissa R Spears, Alan A Montgomery, Abigail Millings, Kapil Sayal, Paul Stallard

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A prospective cohort study of disability pension due to mental diagnoses: the importance of health factors and behaviors

Åsa Samuelsson, Annina Ropponen, Kristina Alexanderson, Pia Svedberg

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sickness absence due to otoaudiological diagnoses; a descriptive nationwide study

Emilie Friberg, Ulf Rosenhall, Kristina Alexanderson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development and feasibility testing of a smart phone based attentive eating intervention

Eric Robinson, Suzanne Higgs, Amanda J Daley, Kate Jolly, Deborah Lycett, Amanda Lewis, Paul Aveyard

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Oseltamivir use and outcomes during the 2009 influenza A H1N1 pandemic in Taiwan

Chia-Hung Liu, Jiun-Ling Wang, Chia-Ping Su, Jen-Hsiang Chuang, Chia-Hsuin Chang, Mei-Shu Lai

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cluster randomized controlled trial of the be the best you can be intervention: effects on the psychological and physical well-being of school children

Martyn Standage, Sean P Cumming, Fiona B Gillison

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evaluating the effectiveness of personal resilience and enrichment programme (PREP) for HIV prevention among female sex workers: a randomised controlled trial

Winnie Wing-Yan Yuen, William Chi-Wai Wong, Catherine So-Kum Tang, Eleanor Holroyd, Agnes Fung-Yee Tiwari, Daniel Yee-Tak Fong, Weng Yee Chin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among urban community residents in China

Guang-Rong Wang, Li Li, Yi-Hui Pan, Guo-Dong Tian, Wan-Long Lin, Zhe Li, Zheng-Yi Chen, You-Long Gong, George E Kikano, Kurt C Stange, Ke-Liang Ni, Nathan A Berger

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Promoting healthy weight in primary school children through physical activity and nutrition education: a pragmatic evaluation of the CHANGE! randomised intervention study

Stuart J Fairclough, Allan F Hackett, Ian G Davies, Rebecca Gobbi, Kelly A Mackintosh, Genevieve L Warburton, Gareth Stratton, Esther MF van Sluijs, Lynne M Boddy

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Knowledge, attitude and practice towards medicines among school teachers in Lalitpur district, Nepal before and after an educational intervention

Nisha Jha, Omi Bajracharya, P Ravi Shankar

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Determinants of government HIV/AIDS financing: a 10-year trend analysis from 125 low- and middle-income countries

Carlos Ávila, Dejan Loncar, Peter Amico, Paul De Lay

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The effects and costs of the universal parent group program – all children in focus: a study protocol for a randomized wait-list controlled trial

Lene Lindberg, Malin Ulfsdotter, Camilla Jalling, Eva Skärstrand, Maria Lalouni, Kajsa Lönn Rhodin, Anna Månsdotter, Pia Enebrink

01.12.2013 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Advancing maternal survival in the global context: are our strategies working?

Omar A Khan, Richard Derman, Nancy L Sloan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Screening and brief interventions for hazardous and harmful alcohol use among patients with active tuberculosis attending primary public care clinics in South Africa: results from a cluster randomized controlled trial

Karl Peltzer, Pamela Naidoo, Julia Louw, Gladys Matseke, Khangelani Zuma, Gugu Mchunu, Bomkazi Tutshana, Musawenkosi Mabaso

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 <