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BMC Public Health 1/2016

Ausgabe 1/2016

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01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Daily consumption of ready-to-use peanut-based therapeutic food increased fat free mass, improved anemic status but has no impact on the zinc status of people living with HIV/AIDS: a randomized controlled trial

Adama Diouf, Abdou Badiane, Noël Magloire Manga, Nicole Idohou-Dossou, Papa Salif Sow, Salimata Wade

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The role of repetition and reinforcement in school-based oral health education-a cluster randomized controlled trial

Abdul Haleem, Muhammad Khalil Khan, Shamta Sufia, Saima Chaudhry, Muhammad Irfanullah Siddiqui, Ayyaz Ali Khan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association between leisure time physical activity in adolescence and poor mental health in early adulthood: a prospective cohort study

Per Hoegh Poulsen, Karin Biering, Johan Hviid Andersen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Substance use patterns and unprotected sex among street-involved youth in a Canadian setting: a prospective cohort study

Tessa Cheng, Caitlin Johnston, Thomas Kerr, Paul Nguyen, Evan Wood, Kora DeBeck

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hungry for an intervention? Adolescents’ ratings of acceptability of eating-related intervention strategies

F. Marijn Stok, Denise T. D. de Ridder, Emely de Vet, Liliya Nureeva, Aleksandra Luszczynska, Jane Wardle, Tania Gaspar, John B. F. de Wit

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Awareness of energy drink intake guidelines and associated consumption practices: a cross-sectional study

Amy Peacock, Nicolas Droste, Amy Pennay, Peter Miller, Dan I. Lubman, Raimondo Bruno

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A comparison of sexual risk behaviours and HIV seroprevalence among circumcised and uncircumcised men before and after implementation of the safe male circumcision programme in Uganda

Simon Peter Sebina Kibira, Ingvild Fossgard Sandøy, Marguerite Daniel, Lynn Muhimbuura Atuyambe, Fredrick Edward Makumbi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence of percutaneous injuries and associated factors among health care workers in Hawassa referral and adare District hospitals, Hawassa, Ethiopia, January 2014

Gudeta Kaweti, Teferi Abegaz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What are the characteristics of ‘sexually ready’ adolescents? Exploring the sexual readiness of youth in urban poor Accra

Adriana A. E. Biney, F. Nii-Amoo Dodoo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An ecological analysis of food outlet density and prevalence of type II diabetes in South Carolina counties

Dana M. AlHasan, Jan Marie Eberth

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health promotion interventions in social economy companies in Flanders (Belgium)

Anne Hublet, Lea Maes, Jasmine Mommen, Benedicte Deforche, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acceptability of tick control interventions to prevent Lyme disease in Switzerland and Canada: a mixed-method study

Cécile Aenishaenslin, Pascal Michel, André Ravel, Lise Gern, Jean-Philippe Waaub, François Milord, Denise Bélanger

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Five years after the accident, whiplash casualties still have poorer quality of life in the physical domain than other mildly injured casualties: analysis of the ESPARR cohort

Charlène Tournier, Martine Hours, Pierrette Charnay, Laetitia Chossegros, Hélène Tardy

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does the public receive and adhere to boil water advisory recommendations? A cross-sectional study in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Andria Jones-Bitton, Diana L. Gustafson, Kelly Butt, Shannon E. Majowicz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The art of being mentally healthy: a study to quantify the relationship between recreational arts engagement and mental well-being in the general population

Christina Davies, Matthew Knuiman, Michael Rosenberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Space, body, time and relationship experiences of recess physical activity: a qualitative case study among the least physical active schoolchildren

Charlotte Skau Pawlowski, Henriette Bondo Andersen, Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, Jens Troelsen, Jasper Schipperijn

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An Internet-supported Physical Activity Intervention Delivered in Secondary Schools Located in Low Socio-economic Status Communities: Study Protocol for the Activity and Motivation in Physical Education (AMPED) Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial 

Chris Lonsdale, Aidan Lester, Katherine B. Owen, Rhiannon L. White, Ian Moyes, Louisa Peralta, Morwenna Kirwan, Anthony Maeder, Andrew Bennie, Freya MacMillan, Gregory S. Kolt, Nikos Ntoumanis, Jennifer M. Gore, Ester Cerin, Thierno M.O. Diallo, Dylan P. Cliff, David R. Lubans

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Trends in childhood obesity and central adiposity between 1998-2001 and 2010-2012 according to household income and urbanity in Korea

Jinwook Bahk, Young-Ho Khang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

National evaluation of strategies to reduce safety violations for working from heights in construction companies: results from a randomized controlled trial

Henk F. van der Molen, Aalt den Herder, Jan Warning, Monique H.W. Frings-Dresen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The usefulness of school-based syndromic surveillance for detecting malaria epidemics: experiences from a pilot project in Ethiopia

Ruth A. Ashton, Takele Kefyalew, Esey Batisso, Tessema Awano, Zelalem Kebede, Gezahegn Tesfaye, Tamiru Mesele, Sheleme Chibsa, Richard Reithinger, Simon J. Brooker

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effective strategies to reduce commercial tobacco use in Indigenous communities globally: A systematic review

Alexa Minichiello, Ayla R. F. Lefkowitz, Michelle Firestone, Janet K. Smylie, Robert Schwartz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Women’s health in the Lund area (WHILA) - Alcohol consumption and all-cause mortality among women – a 17 year follow-up study

Patrik Midlöv, Susanna Calling, Ashfaque A. Memon, Jan Sundquist, Kristina Sundquist, Sven-Erik Johansson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Investigating patients with an immigration background in Canada: relationships between individual immigrant attitudes, the doctor-patient relationship, and health outcomes

Amanda Whittal, Sonia Lippke

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Wealth-related versus income-related inequalities in dental care use under universal public coverage: a panel data analysis of the Japanese Study of Aging and Retirement

Keiko Murakami, Hideki Hashimoto

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Associations of mutually exclusive categories of physical activity and sedentary time with markers of cardiometabolic health in English adults: a cross-sectional analysis of the Health Survey for England

Kishan Bakrania, Charlotte L. Edwardson, Danielle H. Bodicoat, Dale W. Esliger, Jason M. R. Gill, Aadil Kazi, Latha Velayudhan, Alan J. Sinclair, Naveed Sattar, Stuart J. H. Biddle, Kamlesh Khunti, Melanie Davies, Thomas Yates

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The analysis of factors affecting municipal employees’ willingness to report to work during an influenza pandemic by means of the extended parallel process model (EPPM)

Carolin von Gottberg, Silvia Krumm, Franz Porzsolt, Reinhold Kilian

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with incomplete childhood immunization in Arbegona district, southern Ethiopia: a case – control study

Abel Negussie, Wondewosen Kassahun, Sahilu Assegid, Ada K. Hagan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Women’s communication self-efficacy and expectations of primary male partners’ cooperation in sexually transmitted infection treatment in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: a cross-sectional study

Ly Thi-Hai Tran, Thanh Cong Bui, Christine M. Markham, Michael D. Swartz, Quan Minh Tran, Alan G. Nyitray, Thuy Thi-Thu Huynh, Lu-Yu Hwang

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

New Zealand’s new alcohol laws: protocol for a mixed-methods evaluation

Brett Maclennan, Kypros Kypri, Jennie Connor, Tuari Potiki, Robin Room

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Overweight and obesity among women: analysis of demographic and health survey data from 32 Sub-Saharan African Countries

Subas Neupane, Prakash K.C., David Teye Doku

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The intersection of health and wealth: association between personal bankruptcy and myocardial infarction rates in Canada

Anamaria Savu, Donald Schopflocher, Barry Scholnick, Padma Kaul

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Lay perceptions of risk factors for Rift Valley fever in a pastoral community in northeastern Kenya

Caroline M. Ng’ang’a, Salome A. Bukachi, Bernard K. Bett

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Changes in abdominal obesity in Chilean university students stratified by body mass index

Marco Cossio-Bolaños, Catalina Vilchez-Avaca, Victor Contreras-Mellado, Cynthia Lee Andruske, Rossana Gómez-Campos

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validation and comparison study of three urbanicity scales in a Thailand context

Wiroj Jiamjarasrangsi, Wichai Aekplakorn, Thosporn Vimolkej

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predicting condom use in adolescents: a test of three socio-cognitive models using a structural equation modeling approach

José P. Espada, Alexandra Morales, Alejandro Guillén-Riquelme, Rafael Ballester, Mireia Orgilés

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sociocultural determinants of anticipated oral cholera vaccine acceptance in three African settings: a meta-analytic approach

Neisha Sundaram, Christian Schaetti, Sonja Merten, Christian Schindler, Said M. Ali, Erick O. Nyambedha, Bruno Lapika, Claire-Lise Chaignat, Raymond Hutubessy, Mitchell G. Weiss

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

One size does not fit all–qualitative process evaluation of the Healthy School Start parental support programme to prevent overweight and obesity among children in disadvantaged areas in Sweden

Åsa Norman, Gisela Nyberg, Liselotte Schäfer Elinder, Anita Berlin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparing the quality of pro- and anti-vaccination online information: a content analysis of vaccination-related webpages

Gabriele Sak, Nicola Diviani, Ahmed Allam, Peter J. Schulz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association of body image distortion with weight control behaviors, diet behaviors, physical activity, sadness, and suicidal ideation among Korean high school students: a cross-sectional study

Jounghee Lee, Youngmin Lee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Influences on eating: a qualitative study of adolescents in a periurban area in Lima, Peru

Jinan C. Banna, Opal Vanessa Buchthal, Treena Delormier, Hilary M. Creed-Kanashiro, Mary E. Penny

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The emergence of health inequalities in early adulthood: evidence on timing and mechanisms from a West of Scotland cohort

Helen Sweeting, Michael Green, Michaela Benzeval, Patrick West

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Determinants of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Henan province in China: a case control study

Chunxiao Zhang, Yongliang Wang, Guangcan Shi, Wei Han, Huayang Zhao, Huiqiang Zhang, Xiue Xi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sarcopenic obesity and physical performance in middle aged women: a cross-sectional study in Northeast Brazil

Mayle A. Moreira, Maria Victoria Zunzunegui, Afshin Vafaei, Saionara M. A. da Câmara, Tamyres S. Oliveira, Álvaro C. C. Maciel

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Unintended pregnancy, contraceptive use, and childbearing desires among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women in Botswana: across-sectional study

Gloria K. Mayondi, Kathleen Wirth, Chelsea Morroni, Sikhulile Moyo, Gbolahan Ajibola, Modiegi Diseko, Maureen Sakoi, Jane Dipuo Magetse, Kebaiphe Moabi, Jean Leidner, Joseph Makhema, Betsy Kammerer, Shahin Lockman

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Combining motivational and volitional approaches to reducing excessive alcohol consumption in pre-drinkers: a theory-based intervention protocol

Kim M. Caudwell, Barbara A. Mullan, Martin S. Hagger

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Estimating the potential contribution of stroke treatments and preventative policies to reduce the stroke and ischemic heart disease mortality in Turkey up to 2032: a modelling study

Duygu Islek, Kaan Sozmen, Belgin Unal, Maria Guzman-Castillo, Ilonca Vaartjes, Julia Critchley, Simon Capewell, Martin O’Flaherty

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with unprotected anal sex with multiple non-steady partners in the past 12 months: results from the European Men-Who-Have-Sex-With-Men Internet Survey (EMIS 2010)

Sarah C. Kramer, Axel Jeremias Schmidt, Rigmor C. Berg, Martina Furegato, Harm Hospers, Cinta Folch, Ulrich Marcus, for the EMIS Network

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development and evaluation of the Andhra Pradesh Children and Parent Study Physical Activity Questionnaire (APCAPS-PAQ): a cross-sectional study

Mika Matsuzaki, Ruth Sullivan, Ulf Ekelund, KV Radha Krishna, Bharati Kulkarni, Tim Collier, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Sanjay Kinra, Hannah Kuper

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Strategic planning for saving the lives of mothers, newborns and children and preventing stillbirths in KwaZulu-Natal province South Africa: modelling using the Lives Saved Tool (LiST)

Shelley-Ann McGee, Lumbwe Chola, Aviva Tugendhaft, Victoria Mubaiwa, Neil Moran, Neil McKerrow, Leonard Kamugisha, Karen Hofman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of exercise changes on body composition during the college years - a five year randomized controlled study

Wolfgang Kemmler, Simon von Stengel, Matthias Kohl, Julia Bauer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exposure to different lengths of sick leave and subsequent work absence among young adults

Magnus Helgesson, Bo Johansson, Lisa Wernroth, Eva Vingård

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Essential psychiatric medicines: wrong selection, high consumption and social problems

Izabela Fulone, Silvio Barberato-Filho, Michele Félix dos Santos, Carolina de Lima Rossi, Gordon Guyatt, Luciane Cruz Lopes

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

High road utilizers surveys compared to police data for road traffic crash hotspot localization in Rwanda and Sri Lanka

Catherine A. Staton, Vijitha De Silva, Elizabeth Krebs, Luciano Andrade, Stephen Rulisa, Badra Chandanie Mallawaarachchi, Kezhi Jin, Joao RicardoVissoci, Truls Østbye

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Medicine expenses and obesity in Brazil: an analysis based on the household budget survey

Daniela S. Canella, Hillegonda M. D. Novaes, Renata B. Levy

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors of Chlamydia Trachomatis testing: perceived norms, susceptibility, changes in partner status, and underestimation of own risk

Gill A. ten Hoor, Robert A. C. Ruiter, Jan E. A. M. van Bergen, Christian J. P. A. Hoebe, Nicole H. T. M. Dukers-Muijrers, Gerjo Kok

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension and sodium intake in Jiangsu Province, China: a baseline study in 2014

Zhang Yongqing, Wu Ming, Su Jian, Luo Pengfei, Pan Xiaoqun, Dong Meihua, Lou Peian, Dong Jianmei, Zhou Guoyu, Yang Jie, Lin Ping, Xu Yan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sexual violence and general functioning among formerly abducted girls in Northern Uganda: the mediating roles of stigma and community relations - the WAYS study

Kennedy Amone-P’Olak, Tlholego Molemane Lekhutlile, Emilio Ovuga, Rosemary Ann Abbott, Richard Meiser-Stedman, David Gage Stewart, Peter Brian Jones

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of additional follow-up telephone counseling in a smoking cessation clinic in Beijing and predictors of quitting among Chinese male smokers

Lei Wu, Yao He, Bin Jiang, Fang Zuo, Qinghui Liu, Li Zhang, Changxi Zhou, Miao Liu, Hongyan Chen, KK Cheng, Sophia S. C. Chan, Tai Hing Lam

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical surveillance for human astrovirus in Monastir region, Tunisia

Abir Monastiri, Mahjoub Aouni, Susana Guix, Badereddine Mechri, Marc Lopez-Roig, Nabil Ben Salem Abid, Neji Gueddiche, Sabeur Hamami, Lamjed Boughzala, Jordi Serra-Cobo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The correlates of after-school sedentary behavior among children aged 5–18 years: a systematic review

Lauren Arundell, Elly Fletcher, Jo Salmon, Jenny Veitch, Trina Hinkley

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are village health sanitation and nutrition committees fulfilling their roles for decentralised health planning and action? A mixed methods study from rural eastern India

Aradhana Srivastava, Rajkumar Gope, Nirmala Nair, Shibanand Rath, Suchitra Rath, Rajesh Sinha, Prabas Sahoo, Pavitra Mohan Biswal, Vijay Singh, Vikash Nath, HPS Sachdev, Jolene Skordis-Worrall, Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli, Anthony Costello, Audrey Prost, Sanghita Bhattacharyya

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Associations between self-perception of weight, food choice intentions, and consumer response to calorie information: a retrospective investigation of public health center clients in Los Angeles County before the implementation of menu-labeling regulation

Roch A. Nianogo, Tony Kuo, Lisa V. Smith, Onyebuchi A. Arah

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association of household income and education with eating behaviors in Japanese adults: a cross-sectional study

Saki Nakamura, Takayo Inayama, Kikuko Hata, Munehiro Matsushita, Masaki Takahashi, Kazuhiro Harada, Takashi Arao

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Associations between lifestyle behaviours and optimal wellbeing in a diverse sample of New Zealand adults

Kate B. Prendergast, Grant M. Schofield, Lisa M. Mackay

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An analysis of global youth tobacco survey for developing a comprehensive national smoking policy in Timor-Leste

Decio Ribeiro Sarmento, Degninou Yehadji

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A meta-analysis of the impacts of internal migration on child health outcomes in China

Xiaoyue Sun, Mengtong Chen, Ko Ling Chan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Active for Life Year 5 (AFLY5) school-based cluster randomised controlled trial: effect on potential mediators

Debbie A. Lawlor, Laura D. Howe, Emma L. Anderson, Ruth R. Kipping, Rona Campbell, Sian Wells, Catherine R. Chittleborough, Tim J. Peters, Russell Jago

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Physical activity guidelines and cardiovascular risk in children: a cross sectional analysis to determine whether 60 minutes is enough

L. M. Füssenich, L. M. Boddy, D. J. Green, L. E. F. Graves, L. Foweather, R. M. Dagger, N. McWhannell, J. Henaghan, N. D. Ridgers, G. Stratton, N. D. Hopkins

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors influencing mother’s participation in Posyandu for improving nutritional status of children under-five in Aceh Utara district, Aceh province, Indonesia

Cut Nazri, Chiho Yamazaki, Satomi Kameo, Dewi M.D. Herawati, Nanan Sekarwana, Ardini Raksanagara, Hiroshi Koyama

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validating survey measurement scales for AIDS-related knowledge and stigma among construction workers in South Africa

Paul Bowen, Rajen Govender, Peter Edwards

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cost- effectiveness of HPV vaccination regime: comparing twice versus thrice vaccinations dose regime among adolescent girls in Malaysia

Syed Aljunid, Namaitijiang Maimaiti, Amrizal M Nur, Mohd Rushdan Md Noor, Sharifa Ezat Wan Puteh

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cluster randomised-control trial for an Australian child protection education program: Study protocol for the Learn to be safe with Emmy and friends™

Codi White, Dianne C. Shanley, Melanie J. Zimmer-Gembeck, Katrina Lines, Kerryann Walsh, Russell Hawkins

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The descriptive epidemiology of total physical activity, muscle-strengthening exercises and sedentary behaviour among Australian adults – results from the National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey

Jason A. Bennie, Zeljko Pedisic, Jannique G. Z. van Uffelen, Joanne Gale, Lauren K. Banting, Ineke Vergeer, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Adrian E. Bauman, Stuart J. H. Biddle

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Text Reminders in Colorectal Cancer Screening (TRICCS): Protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Yasemin Hirst, Robert Kerrison, Lindsay C. Kobayashi, Nicholas Counsell, Natasha Djedovic, Josephine Ruwende, Mark Stewart, Christian von Wagner

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protocol for a cluster-randomised trial to determine the effects of advocacy actions on the salt content of processed foods

Helen Trevena, Anne Marie Thow, Elizabeth Dunford, Jason H. Y. Wu, Bruce Neal

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cancer mortality in the West Bank, Occupied Palestinian Territory

Niveen M. E. Abu-Rmeileh, Emilio Antonio Luca Gianicolo, Antonella Bruni, Suzan Mitwali, Maurizio Portaluri, Jawad Bitar, Mutaem Hamad, Rita Giacaman, Maria Angela Vigotti

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improvements in life expectancy among Australians due to reductions in smoking: Results from a risk percentiles approach

Haider Mannan, Andrea J Curtis, Andrew Forbes, Dianna J Magliano, Judy A Lowthian, Manoj Gambhir, John J McNeil

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Elevated blood pressure in adolescent girls: correlation to body size and composition

Ashley L. Devonshire, Erin R. Hager, Maureen M. Black, Marie Diener-West, Nicholas Tilton, Soren Snitker

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence, correlates, and associated psychological problems of substance use in Korean adolescents

Subin Park, Yeni Kim

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Understanding gambling related harm: a proposed definition, conceptual framework, and taxonomy of harms

Erika Langham, Hannah Thorne, Matthew Browne, Phillip Donaldson, Judy Rose, Matthew Rockloff

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Distribution of genital human papillomavirus genotypes in benign clinical manifestations among men from Northern Spain

L. Sara Arroyo, Miren Basaras, Elixabete Arrese, Silvia Hernáez, Valentín Esteban, Ramón Cisterna

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of body mass index (BMI) with the CUN-BAE body adiposity estimator in the prediction of hypertension and type 2 diabetes

Vicente Martín, Verónica Dávila-Batista, Jesús Castilla, Pere Godoy, Miguel Delgado-Rodríguez, Nuria Soldevila, Antonio J. Molina, Tania Fernandez-Villa, Jenaro Astray, Ady Castro, Fernando González-Candelas, José María Mayoral, José María Quintana, Angela Domínguez, CIBERESP Cases and Controls in Pandemic Influenza Working Group, Spain

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The acceptability and cost of a home-based chlamydia retesting strategy: findings from the REACT randomised controlled trial

K. S. Smith, J. M. Kaldor, J. S. Hocking, M. S. Jamil, A. M. McNulty, P. Read, C. S. Bradshaw, M. Y. Chen, C. K. Fairley, H. Wand, K. Worthington, S. Blake, V. Knight, W. Rawlinson, M. Saville, S. N. Tabrizi, S. M. Garland, B. Donovan, R. Guy

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Living at the edge of an interface area in Zimbabwe: cattle owners, commodity chain and health workers’ awareness, perceptions and practices on zoonoses

B. M. Gadaga, E.M.C. Etter, B. Mukamuri, K. J. Makwangudze, D. M. Pfukenyi, G. Matope

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Considering risk contexts in explaining the paradoxical HIV increase among female sex workers in Mumbai and Thane, India

Sunita V S Bandewar, Shalini Bharat, Anine Kongelf, Hemlata Pisal, Martine Collumbien

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Strong Hearts, healthy communities: a rural community-based cardiovascular disease prevention program

Rebecca A. Seguin, Galen Eldridge, Meredith L. Graham, Sara C. Folta, Miriam E. Nelson, David Strogatz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Why increasing availability of ART is not enough: a rapid, community-based study on how HIV-related stigma impacts engagement to care in rural South Africa

Sarah Treves-Kagan, Wayne T. Steward, Lebogang Ntswane, Robin Haller, Jennifer M. Gilvydis, Harnik Gulati, Scott Barnhart, Sheri A. Lippman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Interactions of problematic mobile phone use and psychopathological symptoms with unintentional injuries: a school-based sample of Chinese adolescents

Shuman Tao, Xiaoyan Wu, Yuhui Wan, Shichen Zhang, Jiahu Hao, Fangbiao Tao

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development and psychometric validation of a scoring questionnaire to assess healthy lifestyles among adolescents in Catalonia

Lluís Costa-Tutusaus, Myriam Guerra-Balic

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of home, work, and church environments on fat intake over time among rural residents: a longitudinal observational study

Regine Haardörfer, Iris Alcantara, Ann Addison, Karen Glanz, Michelle C. Kegler

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Shedding light on research participation effects in behaviour change trials: a qualitative study examining research participant experiences

Virginia MacNeill, Marian Foley, Alan Quirk, Jim McCambridge

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sensation seeking as a potential screening tool for suicidality in adolescence

Won Kyung Lee, Dohee Lim, Hye Ah Lee, Hyesook Park

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health (ELANS): rationale and study design

M. Fisberg, I. Kovalskys, G. Gómez, A. Rigotti, L. Y. Cortés, M. Herrera-Cuenca, M. C. Yépez, R. G. Pareja, V. Guajardo, I. Z. Zimberg, A. D. P. Chiavegatto Filho, M. Pratt, B. Koletzko, K. L. Tucker, the ELANS Study Group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence and associated factors of knee osteoarthritis in a rural Chinese adult population: an epidemiological survey

Yuan Liu, Haifeng Zhang, Ningxia Liang, Weimin Fan, Jun Li, Zuhu Huang, Zhijian Yin, Zhijun Wu, Jun Hu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improving the identification of priority populations to increase hepatitis B testing rates, 2012

Caroline van Gemert, Julie Wang, Jody Simmons, Benjamin Cowie, Douglas Boyle, Mark Stoove, Chris Enright, Margaret Hellard

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Socioeconomic status is associated with reduced lung function in China: an analysis from a large cross-sectional study in Shanghai

Adam W. Gaffney, Jing-qing Hang, Mi-Sun Lee, Li Su, Feng-ying Zhang, David C. Christiani

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Promoting community readiness for physical activity among older adults in Germany – protocol of the ready to change intervention trial

Tilman Brand, Dirk Gansefort, Heinz Rothgang, Sabine Röseler, Jochen Meyer, Hajo Zeeb

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

HIV/AIDS-related knowledge awareness and risk behaviors among injection drug users in Maanshan, China: a cross-sectional study

Baifeng Chen, Yu Zhu, Rui Guo, Shushu Ding, Zhen Zhang, Huaying Cai, Hongbin Zhu, Yufeng Wen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with high prevalence of diabetes in Kuwaiti adults: results from a national survey

Fang Fang Zhang, Suad Al Hooti, Sameer Al Zenki, Husam Alomirah, Kazi M Jamil, Aravinda Rao, Nasser Al Jahmah, Edward Saltzman, Lynne M. Ausman

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Psycho-social resilience, vulnerability and suicide prevention: impact evaluation of a mentoring approach to modify suicide risk for remote Indigenous Australian students at boarding school

Janya McCalman, Roxanne Bainbridge, Sandra Russo, Katrina Rutherford, Komla Tsey, Mark Wenitong, Anthony Shakeshaft, Chris Doran, Susan Jacups

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

No differences in clinical outcomes with the addition of viral load testing to CD4 cell count monitoring among HIV infected participants receiving ART in rural Uganda: Long-term results from the Home Based AIDS Care Project

Stephen Okoboi, Paul John Ekwaru, James D. Campbell, Aggrey Egessa, Racheal King, Celestin Bakanda, Emmy Muramuzi, Frank Kaharuza, Samuel Malamba, David M. Moore

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Concerns about covert HIV testing are associated with delayed presentation in Ethiopian adults with suspected malaria: a cross-sectional study

Frew Tadesse, Wakgari Deressa, Andrew W. Fogarty

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Missouri K-12 school collection and reporting of school-based syndromic surveillance data: a cross sectional study

Terri Rebmann, Allison K. Kunerth, Alan Zelicoff, Michael B. Elliott, Harper F. Wieldt

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness and micro-costing of the KiVa school-based bullying prevention programme in Wales: study protocol for a pragmatic definitive parallel group cluster randomised controlled trial

Suzy Clarkson, Nick Axford, Vashti Berry, Rhiannon Tudor Edwards, Gretchen Bjornstad, Zoe Wrigley, Joanna Charles, Zoe Hoare, Obioha C. Ukoumunne, Justin Matthews, Judy Hutchings

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence and factors associated with intestinal parasitic infections among food handlers of Southern Ethiopia: cross sectional study

Mohammedaman Mama, Getaneh Alemu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Insecticide treated nets use and its determinants among settlers of Southwest Ethiopia

Tsegaye Berkessa, D. Oljira, B. Tesfa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Simulating the impact on health of internalising the cost of carbon in food prices combined with a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages

Adam D. M. Briggs, Ariane Kehlbacher, Richard Tiffin, Peter Scarborough

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence, correlates and patterns of waterpipe smoking among secondary school students in southeast London: a cross-sectional study

Mohammed Jawad, Gerald Power

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Trends in childhood pneumococcal vaccine coverage in Shanghai, China, 2005–2011: a retrospective cohort study

Matthew L. Boulton, Nithin S. Ravi, Xiaodong Sun, Zhuoying Huang, Abram L. Wagner

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Estimating the magnitude of female genital mutilation/cutting in Norway: an extrapolation model

Mai M. Ziyada, Marthe Norberg-Schulz, R. Elise B. Johansen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The alcohol harm paradox: using a national survey to explore how alcohol may disproportionately impact health in deprived individuals

Mark A. Bellis, Karen Hughes, James Nicholls, Nick Sheron, Ian Gilmore, Lisa Jones

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Supporting Physical Activity in the Childcare Environment (SPACE): rationale and study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial

Patricia Tucker, Shauna M. Burke, Anca Gaston, Jennifer D. Irwin, Andrew M. Johnson, Brian W. Timmons, Leigh M. Vanderloo, Molly Driediger

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Vijana Vijiweni II: a cluster-randomized trial to evaluate the efficacy of a microfinance and peer health leadership intervention for HIV and intimate partner violence prevention among social networks of young men in Dar es Salaam

Lusajo Kajula, Peter Balvanz, Mrema Noel Kilonzo, Gema Mwikoko, Thespina Yamanis, Marta Mulawa, Deus Kajuna, Lauren Hill, Donaldson Conserve, Heathe Luz McNaughton Reyes, Sheila Leatherman, Basant Singh, Suzanne Maman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Why mothers still deliver at home: understanding factors associated with home deliveries and cultural practices in rural coastal Kenya, a cross-section study

Rodgers O. Moindi, Moses M. Ngari, Venny C. S. Nyambati, Charles Mbakaya

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mental health outcomes in times of economic recession: a systematic literature review

Diana Frasquilho, Margarida Gaspar Matos, Ferdinand Salonna, Diogo Guerreiro, Cláudia C. Storti, Tânia Gaspar, José M. Caldas-de-Almeida

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Screen-based sedentary behavior and associations with functional strength in 6–15 year-old children in the United States

Lisa R. Edelson, Kevin C. Mathias, Victor L. Fulgoni III, Leonidas G. Karagounis

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validation of the Breast Cancer Screening Beliefs Questionnaire among African Australian women

Cannas Kwok, Olayide Ogunsiji, Chun Fan Lee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Spatial analysis of HIV infection and associated individual characteristics in Burundi: indications for effective prevention

Emmanuel Barankanira, Nicolas Molinari, Théodore Niyongabo, Christian Laurent

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Second-hand smoke in four English prisons: an air quality monitoring study

Leah R. Jayes, Elena Ratschen, Rachael L. Murray, Suzy Dymond-White, John Britton

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are pit latrines in urban areas of Sub-Saharan Africa performing? A review of usage, filling, insects and odour nuisances

Anne Nakagiri, Charles B. Niwagaba, Philip M. Nyenje, Robinah N. Kulabako, John B. Tumuhairwe, Frank Kansiime

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Determinants of tetanus, pneumococcal and influenza vaccination in the elderly: a representative cross-sectional study on knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP)

Carolina J. Klett-Tammen, Gérard Krause, Linda Seefeld, Jördis J. Ott

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol for the Maule Cohort (MAUCO) of chronic diseases, Chile 2014–2024

Catterina Ferreccio, Juan Carlos Roa, Claudia Bambs, Alejandra Vives, Alejandro H. Corvalán, Sandra Cortés, Claudia Foerster, Johanna Acevedo, Andrea Huidobro, Alvaro Passi, Pablo Toro, Yerko Covacevich, Rolando de la Cruz, Jill Koshiol, Mauricio Olivares, Juan Francisco Miquel, Francisco Cruz, Raúl Silva, Andrew F. Quest, Marcelo J. Kogan, Pablo F. Castro, Sergio Lavandero

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The relationship between work stress and work ability among power supply workers in Guangdong, China: a cross-sectional study

Hualiang Li, Zhiting Liu, Runzhong Liu, Li Li, Aihua Lin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relationships of physical activity and sedentary time in obese parent-child dyads: a cross-sectional study

Robert G. McMurray, Diane C. Berry, Todd A. Schwartz, Emily G. Hall, Madeline N. Neal, Siying Li, Diana Lam

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

All-age hospitalization rates in coal seam gas areas in Queensland, Australia, 1995–2011

Angela K. Werner, Kerrianne Watt, Cate M. Cameron, Sue Vink, Andrew Page, Paul Jagals

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The importance of age, sex and place in understanding socioeconomic inequalities in allostatic load: Evidence from the Scottish Health Survey (2008–2011)

Tony Robertson, Eleanor Watts

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Attitudes and intended behaviour to mental disorders and associated factors in catalan population, Spain: cross-sectional population-based survey

Ignacio Aznar-Lou, Antoni Serrano-Blanco, Ana Fernández, Juan V. Luciano, Maria Rubio-Valera

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Absolute cardiovascular risk in a Fiji medical zone

Rajat Gyaneshwar, Swaran Naidu, Magdalena Z. Raban, Sheetal Naidu, Christine Linhart, Stephen Morrell, Isimeli Tukana, Richard Taylor

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Knowledge, attitude and practices: assessing maternal and child health care handbook intervention in Vietnam

Hirotsugu Aiga, Vinh Duc Nguyen, Cuong Dinh Nguyen, Tho Thi Thi Nguyen, Lien Thi Phuong Nguyen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Screen-based behaviour in school-aged children with long-term illness

Daniela Husarova, Andrea Madarasova Geckova, Lukas Blinka, Anna Sevcikova, Jitse P. van Dijk, Sijmen A. Reijneveld

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors of residential stability among homeless young adults: a cohort study

Élise Roy, Marie Robert, Louise Fournier, Émélie Laverdière, Djamal Berbiche, Jean-François Boivin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Epidemiology of diabetes and complications among adults in the Republic of Ireland 1998-2015: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Marsha L. Tracey, Michael Gilmartin, Kate O’Neill, Anthony P. Fitzgerald, Sheena M. McHugh, Claire M. Buckley, Ronan J. Canavan, Patricia M. Kearney

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

HIV risk and psychological distress among female entertainment workers in Cambodia: a cross-sectional study

Carinne Brody, Pheak Chhoun, Sovannary Tuot, Khuondyla Pal, Kolab Chhim, Siyan Yi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Work, eat and sleep: towards a healthy ageing at work program offshore

Vanessa Riethmeister, Sandra Brouwer, Jac van der Klink, Ute Bültmann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What is positive youth development and how might it reduce substance use and violence? A systematic review and synthesis of theoretical literature

Chris Bonell, Kate Hinds, Kelly Dickson, James Thomas, Adam Fletcher, Simon Murphy, G. J. Melendez-Torres, Carys Bonell, Rona Campbell

01.12.2015 | Software | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An online tool for obesity intervention and public health

Jason G. Su

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders and ergonomic risk factors in special education teachers and teacher’s aides

Hsin-Yi Kathy Cheng, Man-Ting Wong, Yu-Chung Yu, Yan-Ying Ju

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Variations in schools’ commitment to health and implementation of health improvement activities: a cross-sectional study of secondary schools in Wales

Graham F. Moore, Hannah J. Littlecott, Adam Fletcher, Gillian Hewitt, Simon Murphy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Message on a bottle: are alcohol warning labels about cancer appropriate?

Emma R. Miller, Imogen J. Ramsey, Genevieve Y. Baratiny, Ian N. Olver

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Facilitators for the development and implementation of health promoting policy and programs – a scoping review at the local community level

Daniel Weiss, Monica Lillefjell, Eva Magnus

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Receipt of evidence-based brief cessation interventions by health professionals and use of cessation assisted treatments among current adult cigarette-only smokers: National Adult Tobacco Survey, 2009–2010

Judy Kruger, Alissa O’Halloran, Abby C. Rosenthal, Stephen D. Babb, Michael C. Fiore

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal urinary manganese and risk of low birth weight: a case–control study

Wei Xia, Yanqiu Zhou, Tongzhang Zheng, Bin Zhang, Bryan A. Bassig, Yuanyuan Li, John Pierce Wise Sr., Aifen Zhou, Yanjian Wan, Youjie Wang, Chao Xiong, Jinzhu Zhao, Zhengkuan Li, Yuanxiang Yao, Jie Hu, Xinyun Pan, Shunqing Xu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Burden of stroke attributable to selected lifestyle risk factors in rural South Africa

Mandy Maredza, Melanie Y. Bertram, Xavier F. Gómez-Olivé, Stephen M. Tollman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A multilevel analysis to explain self-reported adverse health effects and adaptation to urban heat: a cross-sectional survey in the deprived areas of 9 Canadian cities

Diane Bélanger, Belkacem Abdous, Pierre Valois, Pierre Gosselin, Elhadji A. Laouan Sidi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk and protective factors associated with being bullied on school property compared with cyberbullied

Ray M. Merrill, Carl L. Hanson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Early detection of unhealthy behaviors, the prevalence and receipt of antiviral treatment for disabled adult hepatitis B and C carriers

Sui-Whi Jane, Ming-Shyan Lin, Wen-Nan Chiu, Li-Ju Lai, Po-Han Chen, Mei-Yen Chen

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

LInking EDCs in maternal Nutrition to Child health (LINC study) – protocol for prospective cohort to study early life exposure to environmental chemicals and child health

Marijke de Cock, Ilona Quaak, Eva J. Sugeng, Juliette Legler, Margot van de Bor

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are temporal patterns of sitting associated with obesity among blue-collar workers? A cross sectional study using accelerometers

Nidhi Gupta, David M. Hallman, Svend Erik Mathiassen, Mette Aadahl, Marie Birk Jørgensen, Andreas Holtermann

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mediators of repeat mammography in two tailored interventions for Iranian women

Fariba Farhadifar, Yamile Molina, Parvaneh Taymoori, Setareh Akhavan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Occupational injuries in times of labour market flexibility: the different stories of employment-secure and precarious workers

Massimiliano Giraudo, Antonella Bena, Roberto Leombruni, Giuseppe Costa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of parent and child behaviours on overweight and obesity in infants and young children from disadvantaged backgrounds: systematic review with narrative synthesis

Catherine Georgina Russell, Sarah Taki, Rachel Laws, Leva Azadi, Karen J. Campbell, Rosalind Elliott, John Lynch, Kylie Ball, Rachael Taylor, Elizabeth Denney-Wilson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reducing routine vaccination dropout rates: evaluating two interventions in three Kenyan districts, 2014

Adam Haji, S. Lowther, Z. Ngan’ga, Z. Gura, C. Tabu, H. Sandhu, Wences Arvelo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Current and future economic burden of diabetes among working-age adults in Asia: conservative estimates for Singapore from 2010-2050

May Ee Png, Joanne Yoong, Thao Phuong Phan, Hwee Lin Wee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Midlife work ability and mobility limitation in old age among non-disability and disability retirees - a prospective study

Monika E. von Bonsdorff, Taina Rantanen, Timo Törmäkangas, Jenni Kulmala, Timo Hinrichs, Jorma Seitsamo, Clas-Håkan Nygård, Juhani Ilmarinen, Mikaela B. von Bonsdorff

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A socio-ecological perspective of access to and acceptability of HIV/AIDS treatment and care services: a qualitative case study research

Bereket Yakob, Busisiwe Purity Ncama

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploring self-rated health among adolescents: a think-aloud study

Junia Joffer, Lars Jerdén, Ann Öhman, Renée Flacking

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A needle in the haystack – the dire straits of needle exchange in Hungary

V. Anna Gyarmathy, Róbert Csák, Katalin Bálint, Eszter Bene, András Ernő Varga, Mónika Varga, Nóra Csiszér, István Vingender, József Rácz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A cross sectional study of anemia and iron deficiency as risk factors for arsenic-induced skin lesions in Bangladeshi women

Molly L. Kile, Joycelyn M. Faraj, Alayne G. Ronnenberg, Quazi Quamruzzaman, Mahmudar Rahman, Golam Mostofa, Sakila Afroz, David C. Christiani

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Collaborating with a social housing provider supports a large cohort study of the health effects of housing conditions

Michael G. Baker, Jane Zhang, Tony Blakely, Julian Crane, Kay Saville-Smith, Philippa Howden-Chapman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patterns of treatment-seeking behaviors among caregivers of febrile young children: a Ugandan multiple case study

Rosemin Kassam, Richard Sekiwunga, Duncan MacLeod, Juliet Tembe, Eric Liow

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The first mile: community experience of outbreak control during an Ebola outbreak in Luwero District, Uganda

Daniel H. de Vries, Jude T. Rwemisisi, Laban K. Musinguzi, Turinawe E. Benoni, Denis Muhangi, Marije de Groot, David Kaawa-Mafigiri, Robert Pool

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: ‘Characteristics associated with the consumption of malted drinks among Malaysian primary school children: findings from the MyBreakfast study’

Hamid Jan Jan Mohamed, S. L. Loy, Mohd Nasir Mohd Taib, Norimah A. Karim, S. Y. Tan, M. Appukutty, Nurliyana Abdul Razak, F. Thielecke, S. Hopkins, M. K. Ong, C. Ning, E. S. Tee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review of correlates of sedentary behaviour in adults aged 18–65 years: a socio-ecological approach

Grainne O’Donoghue, Camille Perchoux, Keitly Mensah, Jeroen Lakerveld, Hidde van der Ploeg, Claire Bernaards, Sebastien F. M. Chastin, Chantal Simon, Donal O’Gorman, Julie-Anne Nazare, on behalf of the DEDIPAC consortium

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Searching for consensus among physicians involved in the management of sick-listed workers in the Belgian health care sector: a qualitative study among practitioners and stakeholders

Marc Vanmeerbeek, Patrick Govers, Nathalie Schippers, Stéphane Rieppi, Katrien Mortelmans, Philippe Mairiaux

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Inequalities in perceived health in the Russian Federation, 1994–2012

Pavitra Paul, Hannu Valtonen

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The extended Infant Feeding, Activity and Nutrition Trial (InFANT Extend) Program: a cluster-randomized controlled trial of an early intervention to prevent childhood obesity

Karen J. Campbell, Kylie D. Hesketh, Sarah A. McNaughton, Kylie Ball, Zoë McCallum, John Lynch, David A. Crawford

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Characterisation of exposure to non-ionising electromagnetic fields in the Spanish INMA birth cohort: study protocol

Mara Gallastegi, Mònica Guxens, Ana Jiménez-Zabala, Irene Calvente, Marta Fernández, Laura Birks, Benjamin Struchen, Martine Vrijheid, Marisa Estarlich, Mariana F. Fernández, Maties Torrent, Ferrán Ballester, Juan J Aurrekoetxea, Jesús Ibarluzea, David Guerra, Julián González, Martin Röösli, Loreto Santa-Marina

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Methamphetamine use is associated with high levels of depressive symptoms in adolescents and young adults in Rural Chiang Mai Province, Thailand

Lauren E. DiMiceli, Susan G. Sherman, Apinun Aramrattana, Bangorn Sirirojn, David D. Celentano

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What influences 11-year-olds to drink? Findings from the Millennium Cohort Study

Yvonne Kelly, Alice Goisis, Amanda Sacker, Noriko Cable, Richard G. Watt, Annie Britton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hypertension unawareness among Chinese patients with first-ever stroke

Qinqin Cao, Pei Pei, Jun Zhang, Jillian Naylor, Xinying Fan, Biyang Cai, Qiliang Dai, Wen Sun, Ruidong Ye, Ruifeng Shi, Keting Liu, Yongjun Jiang, Wenhua Liu, Fang Yang, Wusheng Zhu, Yunyun Xiong, Xinfeng Liu, Gelin Xu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Go!: results from a quasi-experimental obesity prevention trial with hospital employees

Lara J. LaCaille, Jennifer Feenstra Schultz, Ryan Goei, Rick A. LaCaille, Kim Nichols Dauner, Rebecca de Souza, Amy Versnik Nowak, Ronald Regal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors influencing completion of multi-dose vaccine schedules in adolescents: a systematic review

K. E. Gallagher, E. Kadokura, L. O. Eckert, S. Miyake, S. Mounier-Jack, M. Aldea, D. A. Ross, D. Watson-Jones

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Alcohol consumption among university students in Ireland and the United Kingdom from 2002 to 2014: a systematic review

Martin P. Davoren, Jakob Demant, Frances Shiely, Ivan J. Perry

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association between malaria and malnutrition among children aged under-five years in Adami Tulu District, south-central Ethiopia: a case–control study

Bilal Shikur, Wakgari Deressa, Bernt Lindtjørn

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Small-area spatio-temporal analyses of bladder and kidney cancer risk in Nova Scotia, Canada

Nathalie Saint-Jacques, Jonathan S. W. Lee, Patrick Brown, Jamie Stafford, Louise Parker, Trevor J. B. Dummer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence and patterns of traditional bullying victimization and cyber-teasing among college population in Spain

Francisco Caravaca Sánchez, María Falcón Romero, Javier Navarro-Zaragoza, Aurelio Luna Ruiz-Cabello, Oriali Rodriges Frantzisko, Aurelio Luna Maldonado

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Monitoring malaria using health facility based surveys: challenges and limitations

Abraham Rexford Oduro, Ernest Tei Maya, James Akazili, Frank Baiden, Kwadwo Koram, Kalifa Bojang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Community referral for presumptive TB in Nigeria: a comparison of four models of active case finding

A. O. Adejumo, B. Azuogu, O. Okorie, O. M. Lawal, O. J. Onazi, M. Gidado, O. J. Daniel, J. C. Okeibunor, E. Klinkenberg, E. M. H. Mitchell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence of binge drinking and associated behaviours among 3286 college students in France

Marie-Pierre Tavolacci, Eloïse Boerg, Laure Richard, Gilles Meyrignac, Pierre Dechelotte, Joël Ladner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Enabling relationship formation, development, and closure in a one-year female mentoring program at a non-governmental organization: a mixed-method study

Madelene Larsson, Camilla Pettersson, Therése Skoog, Charli Eriksson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development of suicide postvention guidelines for secondary schools: a Delphi study

Georgina R. Cox, Eleanor Bailey, Anthony F. Jorm, Nicola J. Reavley, Kate Templer, Alex Parker, Debra Rickwood, Sunil Bhar, Jo Robinson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Social network characteristics and cervical cancer screening among Quechua women in Andean Peru

John S. Luque, Samuel Opoku, Daron G. Ferris, Wendy S. Guevara Condorhuaman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Motivations to participate in a Phase I/II HIV vaccine trial: A descriptive study from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

E. A. M. Tarimo, M. Bakari, D. C. V. Kakoko, T. W. Kohi, F. Mhalu, E. Sandstrom, A. Kulane

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Niche modeling predictions of the potential distribution of Marmota himalayana, the host animal of plague in Yushu County of Qinghai

Liang Lu, Zhoupeng Ren, Yujuan Yue, Xiaotao Yu, Shan Lu, Guichang Li, Hailong Li, Jianchun Wei, Jingli Liu, You Mu, Rong Hai, Yonghai Yang, Rongjie Wei, Biao Kan, Hu Wang, Jinfeng Wang, Zuyun Wang, Qiyong Liu, Jianguo Xu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Participatory development of MIDY (Mobile Intervention for Drinking in Young people)

Cassandra J. C. Wright, Paul M. Dietze, Belinda Crockett, Megan S. C. Lim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence of influenza vaccination and its association with health conditions and risk factors among Kansas adults in 2013: a cross-sectional study

Jeanie Santaularia, Wei Hou, Ghazala Perveen, Ericka Welsh, Babalola Faseru

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health effects of smoke from planned burns: a study protocol

David O’Keeffe, Martine Dennekamp, Lahn Straney, Mahjabeen Mazhar, Tom O’Dwyer, Anjali Haikerwal, Fabienne Reisen, Michael J. Abramson, Fay Johnston

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An experimental study exploring the impact of vignette gender on the quality of university students’ mental health first aid for peers with symptoms of depression

E. Bethan Davies, John Wardlaw, Richard Morriss, Cris Glazebrook

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Lone parents, health, wellbeing and welfare to work: a systematic review of qualitative studies

Mhairi Campbell, Hilary Thomson, Candida Fenton, Marcia Gibson

01.12.2016 | Reviewer Acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reviewer acknowledgement 2015

Natalie Pafitis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluating the Heart Wise Exercise™ program: a model for safe community exercise programming

Jennifer L. Reed, Jennifer M. Harris, Liz Midence, Elizabeth B. Yee, Sherry L. Grace

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Modelling input-output flows of severe acute respiratory syndrome in mainland China

Li Wang, Jinfeng Wang, Chengdong Xu, Tiejun Liu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Gutenberg health study: associations between occupational and private stress factors and work-privacy conflict

Susan Garthus-Niegel, Janice Hegewald, Andreas Seidler, Matthias Nübling, Christine Espinola-Klein, Falk Liebers, Philipp S. Wild, Ute Latza, Stephan Letzel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health behavior change in advance care planning: an agent-based model

Natalie C. Ernecoff, Christopher R. Keane, Steven M. Albert

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association between social support and recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder after flood: a 13–14 year follow-up study in Hunan, China

Wenjie Dai, Long Chen, Hongzhuan Tan, Jieru Wang, Zhiwei Lai, Atipatsa C. Kaminga, Yan Li, Aizhong Liu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Principals’ reports of adults’ alcohol use in Australian secondary schools

Bernadette M. Ward, Rebecca Kippen, Penny Buykx, Geoffrey Munro, Nyanda McBride, John Wiggers

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cost and cost-effectiveness analysis of a community mobilisation intervention to reduce intimate partner violence in Kampala, Uganda

Christine Michaels-Igbokwe, Tanya Abramsky, Karen Devries, Lori Michau, Tina Musuya, Charlotte Watts

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

‘Everyone has a secret they keep close to their hearts’: challenges faced by adolescents living with HIV infection at the Kenyan coast

Amina Abubakar, Fons J. R. Van de Vijver, Ronald Fischer, Amin S. Hassan, Joseph K Gona, Judith Tumaini Dzombo, Grace Bomu, Khamis Katana, Charles R. Newton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relationship between social network, social support and health behaviour in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes: cross-sectional studies

Nana F. Hempler, Lene E. Joensen, Ingrid Willaing

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Physical fighting, fighting-related injuries and family affluence among Canadian youth

Maya Djerboua, Bingshu E. Chen, Colleen M. Davison

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection in adolescents in Northern Italy: an observational school-based study

Alberto Matteelli, Michela Capelli, Giorgia Sulis, Giuseppe Toninelli, Anna Cristina C. Carvalho, Sergio Pecorelli, Arnaldo Caruso, Carlo Bonfanti, Franco Gargiulo, Francesco Donato, (on behalf of the Clamigon Study Group)

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How is adults’ screen time behaviour influencing their views on screen time restrictions for children? A cross-sectional study

Stephanie Schoeppe, Amanda L. Rebar, Camille E. Short, Stephanie Alley, Wendy Van Lippevelde, Corneel Vandelanotte

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Electronic cigarette use among adolescents: a cross-sectional study in Hong Kong

Nan Jiang, Man Ping Wang, Sai Yin Ho, Lok Tung Leung, Tai Hing Lam

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Beneficial changes in food consumption and nutrient intake after 10 years of follow-up in a Mediterranean cohort: the SUN project

Carmen de la Fuente-Arrillaga, Itziar Zazpe, Susana Santiago, Maira Bes-Rastrollo, Miguel Ruiz-Canela, Alfredo Gea, Miguel Angel Martinez-Gonzalez

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A descriptive analysis of the spatio-temporal distribution of enteric diseases in New Brunswick, Canada

James E. Valcour, Dominique F. Charron, Olaf Berke, Jeff B. Wilson, Tom Edge, David Waltner-Toews

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of long-term school-based physical activity interventions on body mass index of primary school children – a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Hong Mei, Yuelin Xiong, Shuixian Xie, Siyu Guo, Yukun Li, Bingbing Guo, Jianduan Zhang

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

CardioBengo study protocol: a population based cardiovascular longitudinal study in Bengo Province, Angola

João M. Pedro, Edite Rosário, Miguel Brito, Henrique Barros

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal, fetal and perinatal alterations associated with obesity, overweight and gestational diabetes: an observational cohort study (PREOBE)

Staffan K. Berglund, Luz García-Valdés, Francisco J Torres-Espinola, Mª Teresa Segura, Cristina Martínez-Zaldívar, María J. Aguilar, Ahmad Agil, Jose A. Lorente, Jesús Florido, Carmen Padilla, Signe Altmäe, Acensión Marcos, M. Carmen López-Sabater, Cristina Campoy, on behalf of the PREOBE team

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Creating symbolic cultures of consumption: an analysis of the content of sports wagering advertisements in Australia

Emily G. Deans, Samantha L. Thomas, Mike Daube, Jeffrey Derevensky, Ross Gordon

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Individual-level predictors of inpatient childhood burn injuries: a case–control study

Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani, Reza Mohammadi, Shahrokh Amiri, Naeema Syedi, Aydin Tabrizi, Poupak Irandoost, Saeid Safiri

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Adolescent Girls Initiative-Kenya (AGI-K): study protocol

Karen Austrian, Eunice Muthengi, Joyce Mumah, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Caroline W. Kabiru, Benta Abuya, John A. Maluccio

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The HAPPY (Healthy and Active Parenting Programmme for early Years) feasibility randomised control trial: acceptability and feasibility of an intervention to reduce infant obesity

Rosemary R. C. McEachan, Gillian Santorelli, Maria Bryant, Pinki Sahota, Diane Farrar, Neil Small, Shaheen Akhtar, Judith Sargent, Sally E. Barber, Natalie Taylor, Gerry Richardson, Amanda J. Farrin, Raj S. Bhopal, Daniel D. Bingham, Sara M. Ahern, John Wright, on behalf of the BiB childhood obesity scientific group

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Bio-behavioural HIV and STI surveillance among men who have sex with men in Europe: the Sialon II protocols

Lorenzo Gios, Massimo Mirandola, Igor Toskin, Ulrich Marcus, Sandra Dudareva-Vizule, Nigel Sherriff, Michele Breveglieri, Martina Furegato, Cinta Folch, Laia Ferrer, Alexandra Montoliu, Christiana Nöstlinger, Wim Vanden Berghe, Sharon Kühlmann-Berenzon, Inga Velicko, Sónia Dias, Barbara Suligoi, Vincenza Regine, Danica Stanekova, Magdalena Rosińska, Saulius Caplinskas, Irena Klavs, Ivailo Alexiev, Alexandru Rafila

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Correlates of women’s intentions to be screened for human papillomavirus for cervical cancer screening with an extended interval

Gina S. Ogilvie, Laurie W. Smith, Dirk van Niekerk, Fareeza Khurshed, Heather N. Pedersen, Darlene Taylor, Katharine Thomson, Sandra B. Greene, Suzanne M. Babich, Eduardo L. Franco, Andrew J. Coldman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal profiles and social determinants of malnutrition and the MDGs: What have we learnt?

Edem M. A. Tette, Eric K. Sifah, Edmund T. Nartey, Peter Nuro-Ameyaw, Pricilla Tete-Donkor, Richard B. Biritwum

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Spatiotemporal patterns of particulate matter (PM) and associations between PM and mortality in Shenzhen, China

Fengying Zhang, Xiaojian Liu, Lei Zhou, Yong Yu, Li Wang, Jinmei Lu, Wuyi Wang, Thomas Krafft

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Awareness and knowledge about human papillomavirus vaccination and its acceptance in China: a meta-analysis of 58 observational studies

Yanru Zhang, Ying Wang, Li Liu, Yunzhou Fan, Zhihua Liu, Yueyun Wang, Shaofa Nie

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A transdisciplinary model to inform randomized clinical trial methods for electronic cigarette evaluation

Alexa A. Lopez, Caroline O. Cobb, Jessica M. Yingst, Susan Veldheer, Shari Hrabovsky, Miao-Shan Yen, Jonathan Foulds, Thomas Eissenberg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hazardous alcohol use and associated factors in a rural Ethiopian district: a cross-sectional community survey

Solomon Teferra, Girmay Medhin, Medhin Selamu, Arvin Bhana, Charlotte Hanlon, Abebaw Fekadu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Increasing incidence of anogenital warts with an urban–rural divide among males in Manitoba, Canada, 1990–2011

Laura H. Thompson, Zoann Nugent, James F. Blanchard, Carla Ens, Bo Nancy Yu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Optimal waist circumference cut-off points and ability of different metabolic syndrome criteria for predicting diabetes in Japanese men and women: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study

Huanhuan Hu, Kayo Kurotani, Naoko Sasaki, Taizo Murakami, Chii Shimizu, Makiko Shimizu, Tohru Nakagawa, Toru Honda, Shuichiro Yamamoto, Hiroko Okazaki, Satsue Nagahama, Akihiko Uehara, Makoto Yamamoto, Kentaro Tomita, Teppei Imai, Akiko Nishihara, Takeshi Kochi, Masafumi Eguchi, Toshiaki Miyamoto, Ai Hori, Keisuke Kuwahara, Shamima Akter, Ikuko Kashino, Isamu Kabe, Weiping Liu, Tetsuya Mizoue, Naoki Kunugita, Seitaro Dohi, the Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A multi-criteria decision analysis approach to assessing malaria risk in northern South America

Temitope O. Alimi, Douglas O. Fuller, Socrates V. Herrera, Myriam Arevalo-Herrera, Martha L. Quinones, Justin B. Stoler, John C. Beier

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relationships between adverse childhood experiences and adult mental well-being: results from an English national household survey

Karen Hughes, Helen Lowey, Zara Quigg, Mark A. Bellis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of activity outcome and measurement instrument on estimates of youth compliance with physical activity guidelines: a cross-sectional study

Paul R. Hibbing, Youngwon Kim, Pedro F. Saint-Maurice, Gregory J. Welk

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“I have surly passed a limit, it is simply too much”: women’s and men’s experiences of stress and wellbeing when living within a process of housework resignation

Lisa Harryson, Lena Aléx, Anne Hammarström

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of armed conflict on adolescent transitions: a systematic review of quantitative research on age of sexual debut, first marriage and first birth in young women under the age of 20 years

Sarah Neal, Nicole Stone, Roger Ingham

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Neighborhood clustering of non-communicable diseases: results from a community-based study in Northern Tanzania

John W. Stanifer, Joseph R Egger, Elizabeth L. Turner, Nathan Thielman, Uptal D. Patel, for the Comprehensive Kidney Disease Assessment for Risk factors, epidemiology, Knowledge, and Attitudes (CKD AFRiKA) Study

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Adherence to exercise referral schemes by participants – what do providers and commissioners need to know? A systematic review of barriers and facilitators

Fiona Morgan, Alysia Battersby, Alison L Weightman, Lydia Searchfield, Ruth Turley, Helen Morgan, James Jagroo, Simon Ellis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Job strain and resting heart rate: a cross-sectional study in a Swedish random working sample

Peter Eriksson, Linus Schiöler, Mia Söderberg, Annika Rosengren, Kjell Torén

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Severe maternal morbidity and near misses in tertiary hospitals, Kelantan, Malaysia: a cross-sectional study

Mohd Noor Norhayati, Nik Hussain Nik Hazlina, Zaharah Sulaiman, Mohd Yacob Azman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of economic recession on the association between youth unemployment and functional somatic symptoms in adulthood: a difference-in-difference analysis from Sweden

Anna Brydsten, Anne Hammarström, Miguel San Sebastian

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Creating opportunities through mentorship, parental involvement, and safe spaces (COMPASS) program: multi-country study protocol to protect girls from violence in humanitarian settings

Kathryn L. Falb, Sophie Tanner, Leora Ward, Dorcas Erksine, Eva Noble, Asham Assazenew, Theresita Bakomere, Elizabeth Graybill, Carmen Lowry, Pamela Mallinga, Amy Neiman, Catherine Poulton, Katie Robinette, Marni Sommer, Lindsay Stark

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Vitamin D level and its association with adiposity among multi-ethnic adults in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: a cross sectional study

I. S. Shafinaz, F. M. Moy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Intimate partner violence norms cluster within households: an observational social network study in rural Honduras

Holly B. Shakya, D. Alex Hughes, Derek Stafford, Nicholas A. Christakis, James H. Fowler, Jay G. Silverman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Estimating the severity distribution of disease in South Korea using EQ-5D-3L: a cross-sectional study

Minsu Ock, Min-Woo Jo, Young-hoon Gong, Hyeon-Jeong Lee, Jiho Lee, Chang Sun Sim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Do work-related factors contribute to differences in doctor-certified sick leave? A prospective study comparing women in health and social occupations with women in the general working population

Cecilie Aagestad, Reidar Tyssen, Tom Sterud

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cardiometabolic risk in young adults from northern Mexico: Revisiting body mass index and waist-circumference as predictors

Abraham Wall-Medrano, Arnulfo Ramos-Jiménez, Rosa P. Hernandez-Torres, Rafael Villalobos-Molina, Diana C. Tapia-Pancardo, J. Rafael Jiménez-Flores, A. René Méndez-Cruz, Miguel Murguía-Romero, Itzell A. Gallardo-Ortíz, René Urquídez-Romero

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Retrospective analysis of population-based causes of death and life expectancy in urban Western China from 2003 to 2012

Deng Shi-min, Rong Shun-kang, Yao Yuan-qing, Qian Jun, Huang Jing, Li Nan, Zhou Ren-jiang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Drug addiction stigma in relation to methadone maintenance treatment by different service delivery models in Vietnam

Bach Xuan Tran, Phuong Bich Vu, Long Hoang Nguyen, Sophia Knowlton Latkin, Cuong Tat Nguyen, Huong Thu Thi Phan, Carl A. Latkin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors influencing the uptake of voluntary HIV counseling and testing in rural Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Hailay D. Teklehaimanot, Awash Teklehaimanot, Mekonnen Yohannes, Dawit Biratu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Changes in mean serum lipids among adults in Germany: results from National Health Surveys 1997-99 and 2008-11

Julia Truthmann, Anja Schienkiewitz, Markus A. Busch, Gert B. M. Mensink, Yong Du, Anja Bosy-Westphal, Hildtraud Knopf, Christa Scheidt-Nave

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of weather factors on dengue fever incidence and implications for interventions in Cambodia

Youngjo Choi, Choon Siang Tang, Lachlan McIver, Masahiro Hashizume, Vibol Chan, Rabindra Romauld Abeyasinghe, Steven Iddings, Rekol Huy

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Federally mandating motorcycle helmets in the United States

Adam E. M. Eltorai, Chad Simon, Ariel Choi, Katie Hsia, Christopher T. Born, Alan H. Daniels

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal knowledge, outcome expectancies and normative beliefs as determinants of cessation of exclusive breastfeeding: a cross-sectional study in rural Kenya

Constance A. Gewa, Joan Chepkemboi

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Complementary school garden, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene interventions to improve children’s nutrition and health status in Burkina Faso and Nepal: a study protocol

Séverine Erismann, Akina Shrestha, Serge Diagbouga, Astrid Knoblauch, Jana Gerold, Ramona Herz, Subodh Sharma, Christian Schindler, Peter Odermatt, Axel Drescher, Ray-yu Yang, Jürg Utzinger, Guéladio Cissé

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sleep duration and risk of obesity among a sample of Victorian school children

Bridget Morrissey, Mary Malakellis, Jill Whelan, Lynne Millar, Boyd Swinburn, Steven Allender, Claudia Strugnell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Influence of internal migration on reproductive health in Myanmar: results from a recent cross-sectional survey

May Sudhinaraset, Nadia Diamond-Smith, May Me Thet, Tin Aung

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: ‘Updated prevalence rates of overweight and obesity in 11- to 17-year-old adolescents in Germany. Results from the telephone-based KiGGS Wave 1 after correction for bias in self-reports’

Anna-Kristin Brettschneider, Angelika Schaffrath Rosario, Ronny Kuhnert, Steffen Schmidt, Susanna Wiegand, Ute Ellert, Bärbel-Maria Kurth

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence and clinical characteristics of metabolically healthy obese individuals and other obese/non-obese metabolic phenotypes in a working population: results from the Icaria study

Albert Goday, Eva Calvo, Luis Alberto Vázquez, Elena Caveda, Teresa Margallo, Carlos Catalina-Romero, Jesús Reviriego

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Integrating acute malnutrition interventions into national health systems: lessons from Niger

Hedwig Deconinck, Mahaman Hallarou, Bart Criel, Philippe Donnen, Jean Macq

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A restaurant-based intervention to promote sales of healthy children’s menu items: the Kids’ Choice Restaurant Program cluster randomized trial

Guadalupe X. Ayala, Iana A. Castro, Julie L. Pickrel, Christine B. Williams, Shih-Fan Lin, Hala Madanat, Hee-Jin Jun, Michelle Zive

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A survey of the governance capacity of national public health associations to enhance population health

James Chauvin, Mahesh Shukla, James Rice, Laetitia Rispel

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development and evaluation of the efficacy of a web-based ‘social norms’-intervention for the prevention and reduction of substance use in a cluster-controlled trial conducted at eight German universities

Stefanie M. Helmer, Saskia Muellmann, Hajo Zeeb, Claudia R. Pischke

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

First nationwide web-based surveillance system for influenza-like illness in pregnant women: participation and representativeness of the French G-GrippeNet cohort

Paul Loubet, Caroline Guerrisi, Clément Turbelin, Béatrice Blondel, Odile Launay, Marc Bardou, Thierry Blanchon, Isabelle Bonmarin, François Goffinet, Pierre-Yves Ancel, Vittoria Colizza, Thomas Hanslik, Solen Kernéis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Actual sexual risk and perceived risk of HIV acquisition among HIV-negative men who have sex with men in Toronto, Canada

Maya A. Kesler, Rupert Kaul, Juan Liu, Mona Loutfy, Dionne Gesink, Ted Myers, Robert S. Remis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Long-term trends of suicide by choice of method in Norway: a joinpoint regression analysis of data from 1969 to 2012

Quirino Puzo, Ping Qin, Lars Mehlum

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Associations between non-discrimination and training policies and physicians’ attitudes and knowledge about sexual and gender minority patients: a comparison of physicians from two hospitals

Jennifer M. Jabson, Jason W. Mitchell, S. Benjamin Doty

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Socio-economic development and emotion-health connection revisited: a multilevel modeling analysis using data from 162 counties in China

Zonghuo Yu, Fei Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cross-sectional relations of race and poverty status to cardiovascular risk factors in the Healthy Aging in Neighborhoods of Diversity across the Lifespan (HANDLS) study

Shari R. Waldstein, Danielle L. Beatty Moody, Jessica M. McNeely, Allyssa J. Allen, Mollie R. Sprung, Mauli T. Shah, Elias Al’Najjar, Michele K. Evans, Alan B. Zonderman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association between weight control failure and suicidal ideation in overweight and obese adults: a cross-sectional study

Yeong Jun Ju, Kyu-Tae Han, Tae-Hoon Lee, Woorim Kim, Jeong Hun Park, Eun-Cheol Park

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Testing the validity of a stage assessment on health enhancing physical activity in a chinese university student sample

Yanping Duan, Sonia Lippke, Ru Zhang, Walter Brehm, Pak-Kwong Chung

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol: developing a decision system for inclusive housing: applying a systematic, mixed-method quasi-experimental design

Heidi Zeeman, Elizabeth Kendall, Jennifer A. Whitty, Courtney J. Wright, Clare Townsend, Dianne Smith, Ali Lakhani, Samantha Kennerley

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementation challenges and opportunities for HIV Treatment as Prevention (TasP) among young men in Vancouver, Canada: a qualitative study

Rod Knight, Will Small, Kim Thomson, Mark Gilbert, Jean Shoveller

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perceived benefits and negative consequences of alcohol consumption in women living with HIV: a qualitative study

Robert L. Cook, Christa L. Cook, Manju Karki, Kathleen M. Weber, Kathleen A. Thoma, Chelsea M. Loy, Lakshmi Goparaju, Bridgett Rahim-Williams

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Task shifting of frontline community health workers for cardiovascular risk reduction: design and rationale of a cluster randomised controlled trial (DISHA study) in India

Panniyammakal Jeemon, Gitanjali Narayanan, Dimple Kondal, Kashvi Kahol, Ashok Bharadwaj, Anil Purty, Prakash Negi, Sulaiman Ladhani, Jyoti Sanghvi, Kuldeep Singh, Deksha Kapoor, Nidhi Sobti, Dorothy Lall, Sathyaprakash Manimunda, Supriya Dwivedi, Gurudyal Toteja, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, On behalf of DISHA study investigators

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Resilience, tipping, and hydra effects in public health: emergent collective behavior in two agent-based models

Christopher Robert Keane

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Knowledge and perception about climate change and human health: findings from a baseline survey among vulnerable communities in Bangladesh

Md Iqbal Kabir, Md Bayzidur Rahman, Wayne Smith, Mirza Afreen Fatima Lusha, Syed Azim, Abul Hasnat Milton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How are the employed and unemployed affected by the economic crisis in Spain? Educational inequalities, life conditions and mental health in a context of high unemployment

Juan Antonio Córdoba-Doña, Antonio Escolar-Pujolar, Miguel San Sebastián, Per E. Gustafsson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploring synergistic interactions and catalysts in complex interventions: longitudinal, mixed methods case studies of an optimised multi-level suicide prevention intervention in four european countries (Ospi-Europe)

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

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessment of medical waste management in seven hospitals in Lagos, Nigeria

Olufunsho Awodele, Aishat Abiodun Adewoye, Azuka Cyril Oparah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Railway suicide in England and Wales 2000–2013: a time-trends analysis

Anna K. Taylor, Duleeka W. Knipe, Kyla H. Thomas

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of a knowledge broker to establish healthy public policies in a city district: a developmental evaluation

Kirsten Langeveld, Karien Stronks, Janneke Harting

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The health belief model and number of peers with internet addiction as inter-related factors of Internet addiction among secondary school students in Hong Kong

Yanhong Wang, Anise M. S. Wu, Joseph T. F. Lau

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol for a multi-component kindergarten-based intervention to promote healthy diets in toddlers: a cluster randomized trial

Sissel H. Helland, Elling Bere, Nina Cecilie Øverby

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The height-, weight- and BMI-for-age of preschool children from Nizhny Novgorod city, Russia, relative to the international growth references

Ekaterina Nazarova, Yury Kuzmichev

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Traumatic injuries among adult obese patients in southern Taiwan: a cross-sectional study based on a trauma registry system

Jung-Fang Chuang, Cheng-Shyuan Rau, Pao-Jen Kuo, Yi-Chun Chen, Shiun-Yuan Hsu, Hsiao-Yun Hsieh, Ching-Hua Hsieh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors of knowledge about tuberculosis: results from SANHANES I, a national, cross-sectional household survey in South Africa

Pamela Naidoo, Leickness Simbayi, Demetre Labadarios, Yoliswa Ntsepe, Nwabisa Bikitsha, Gadija Khan, Ronel Sewpaul, Sizulu Moyo, Thomas Rehle

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An examination of internet and land-based gambling among adolescents in three Canadian provinces: results from the youth gambling survey (YGS)

Tara Elton-Marshall, Scott T. Leatherdale, Nigel E. Turner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Awareness, treatment and control of type 2 diabetes among Chinese elderly and its changing trend for past decade

Miao Liu, Jianhua Wang, Yao He, Bin Jiang, Lei Wu, Yiyan Wang, Zhang Di, Jing Zeng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Text mining for identifying topics in the literatures about adolescent substance use and depression

Shi-Heng Wang, Yijun Ding, Weizhong Zhao, Yung-Hsiang Huang, Roger Perkins, Wen Zou, James J. Chen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health literacy and the determinants of obesity: a population-based survey of sixth grade school children in Taiwan

Shu-Fang Shih, Chieh-Hsing Liu, Li-Ling Liao, Richard H. Osborne

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The role of micro health insurance in providing financial risk protection in developing countries- a systematic review

Shifa Salman Habib, Shagufta Perveen, Hussain Maqbool Ahmed Khuwaja

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Spatial physical activity patterns among primary school children living in neighbourhoods of varying socioeconomic status: a cross-sectional study using accelerometry and Global Positioning System

Rahel Bürgi, Laura Tomatis, Kurt Murer, Eling D. de Bruin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Systematic examination of publicly-available information reveals the diverse and extensive corporate political activity of the food industry in Australia

Melissa Mialon, Boyd Swinburn, Steven Allender, Gary Sacks

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Increased risks of cardiovascular diseases and insulin resistance among the Orang Asli in Peninsular Malaysia

Tuan Azlin Tuan Abdul Aziz, Lay Kek Teh, Muhd Hanis Md Idris, Zakaria Bannur, Lydiatul Shima Ashari, Adzrool Idzwan Ismail, Aminuddin Ahmad, Kamarudzaman Md Isa, Fadzilah Mohd Nor, Thuhairah Hasrah Abdul Rahman, Syahrul Azlin Binti Shaari, Hamid Jan Jan Mohamed, Nornazliya Mohamad, Mohd Zaki Salleh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fish, food security and health in Pacific Island countries and territories: a systematic literature review

Karen E. Charlton, Joanna Russell, Emma Gorman, Quentin Hanich, Aurélie Delisle, Brooke Campbell, Johann Bell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review of the health and well-being impacts of school gardening: synthesis of quantitative and qualitative evidence

Heather Ohly, Sarah Gentry, Rachel Wigglesworth, Alison Bethel, Rebecca Lovell, Ruth Garside

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Poor awareness of syphilis prevention and treatment knowledge among six different populations in south China

Xiaobing Wu, Fuchang Hong, Lina Lan, Chunlai Zhang, Tiejian Feng, Yingzhou Yang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sex differences in the intellectual functioning of early school-aged children in rural China

Chao Li, Ni Zhu, Lingxia Zeng, Shaonong Dang, Jing Zhou, Yijun Kang, Yang Yang, Hong Yan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Social and clinical attributes of patients who restart antiretroviral therapy in central and Copperbelt provinces, Zambia: a retrospective longitudinal study

Chama Mulubwa, Oliver Mweemba, Patrick Katayamoyo, Hikabasa Halwindi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health professionals’ perceptions of the barriers and facilitators to providing smoking cessation advice to women in pregnancy and during the post-partum period: a systematic review of qualitative research

Kate Flemming, Hilary Graham, Dorothy McCaughan, Kathryn Angus, Lesley Sinclair, Linda Bauld

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Understanding the impact of area-based interventions on area safety in deprived areas: realist evaluation of a neighbour nuisance intervention in Arnhem, the Netherlands

Daniëlle Kramer, Janneke Harting, Anton E. Kunst

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of maximising the UK’s tobacco control score on inequalities in smoking prevalence and premature coronary heart disease mortality: a modelling study

Kirk Allen, Chris Kypridemos, Lirije Hyseni, Anna B. Gilmore, Peter Diggle, Margaret Whitehead, Simon Capewell, Martin O’Flaherty

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protective effect of vaccination against mumps complications, Czech Republic, 2007–2012

Hana Orlíková, Marek Malý, Pavla Lexová, Helena Šebestová, Radomíra Limberková, Lucie Jurzykowská, Jan Kynčl

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence, awareness, treatment, control and risk factors related to hypertension among urban adults in Inner Mongolia 2014: differences between Mongolian and Han populations

Guoju Li, Hailing Wang, Ke Wang, Wenrui Wang, Fen Dong, Yonggang Qian, Haiying Gong, Guodong Xu, Yanlong Li, Li Pan, Bin Wang, Guangjin Zhu, Guangliang Shan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A novel cutoff for the waist-to-height ratio predicting metabolic syndrome in young American adults

Adam D. Bohr, Kelly Laurson, Matthew B. McQueen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in mainland china: a meta-analysis of published studies

Ri Li, Wenchen Li, Zhijun Lun, Huiping Zhang, Zhi Sun, Joseph Sam Kanu, Shuang Qiu, Yi Cheng, Yawen Liu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Q fever is an old and neglected zoonotic disease in Kenya: a systematic review

J. Njeru, K. Henning, M. W. Pletz, R. Heller, H. Neubauer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with sickness certification of injured workers by General Practitioners in Victoria, Australia

Rasa Ruseckaite, Alex Collie, Maatje Scheepers, Bianca Brijnath, Agnieszka Kosny, Danielle Mazza

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Adherence to and acceptability of home fortification with vitamins and minerals in children aged 6 to 23 months: a systematic review

Samara Fernandes de Barros, Marly Augusto Cardoso

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Decline in physical activity during adolescence is not associated with changes in mental health

Martin L. Van Dijk, Hans H. C. M. Savelberg, Peter Verboon, Paul A. Kirschner, Renate H. M. De Groot

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Help-seeking intentions for early signs of mental illness and their associated factors: comparison across four kinds of health problems

Machi Suka, Takashi Yamauchi, Hiroki Sugimori

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Point-of-sale cigarette marketing and smoking-induced deprivation in smokers: results from a population-based survey

Mohammad Siahpush, Raees A. Shaikh, Regina Robbins, Melissa Tibbits, Asia Sikora Kessler, Ghada Soliman, Molly McCarthy, Gopal K. Singh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of adherence to statin therapy on cardiovascular mortality: quantification of unmeasured bias using falsification end-points

Maarten J. Bijlsma, Stijn Vansteelandt, Fanny Janssen, Eelko Hak

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial examining the effect of classroom-based physical activity on math achievement

Mona Have, Jacob Have Nielsen, Anne Kær Gejl, Martin Thomsen Ernst, Kjeld Fredens, Jan Toftegaard Støckel, Niels Wedderkopp, Sidsel Louise Domazet, Claire Gudex, Anders Grøntved, Peter Lund Kristensen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A qualitative study of factors related to cardiometabolic risk in rural men

Emily H. Morgan, Meredith L. Graham, Sara C. Folta, Rebecca A. Seguin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Is there a U-shaped relationship between physical activity in leisure time and risk of chronic low back pain? A follow-up in the HUNT Study

Ingrid Heuch, Ivar Heuch, Knut Hagen, John-Anker Zwart

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Making the invisible visible: a systematic review of sexual minority women’s health in Southern Africa

Alexandra Muller, Tonda L. Hughes

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Inpatient care burden due to cancers in Anhui, China: a cross-sectional household survey

Ting Zhao, Jing Cheng, Jing Chai, Rui Feng, Han Liang, Xingrong Shen, Rui Sha, Debin Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measles susceptibility in young Thai men suggests need for young adult measles vaccination: a cross sectional study

Siriphan Gonwong, Thippawan Chuenchitra, Patchariya Khantapura, Dilara Islam, Carl J. Mason

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relationship between e-cigarette point of sale recall and e-cigarette use in secondary school children: a cross-sectional study

Catherine Best, Farhana Haseen, Winfried van der Sluijs, Gozde Ozakinci, Dorothy Currie, Douglas Eadie, Martine Stead, Anne Marie MacKintosh, Jamie Pearce, Catherine Tisch, Andy MacGregor, Amanda Amos, John Frank, Sally Haw

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association of cigarette smoking and alcohol drinking with body mass index: a cross-sectional, population-based study among Chinese adult male twins

Chunxiao Liao, Wenjing Gao, Weihua Cao, Jun Lv, Canqing Yu, Shengfeng Wang, Bin Zhou, Zengchang Pang, Liming Cong, Zhong Dong, Fan Wu, Hua Wang, Xianping Wu, Guohong Jiang, Xiaojie Wang, Binyou Wang, Liming Li

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Theory-based formative research on oral rehydration salts and zinc use in Lusaka, Zambia

Katie Greenland, Jenala Chipungu, Roma Chilengi, Valerie Curtis

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A multilevel intervention to increase physical activity and improve healthy eating and physical literacy among young children (ages 3-5) attending early childcare centres: the Healthy Start-Départ Santé cluster randomised controlled trial study protocol

Mathieu Bélanger, Louise Humbert, Hassan Vatanparast, Stéphanie Ward, Nazeem Muhajarine, Amanda Froehlich Chow, Rachel Engler-Stringer, Denise Donovan, Natalie Carrier, Anne Leis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An epidemiological study of rates of illness in passengers and crew at a busy Caribbean cruise port

Cathy Ann Marshall, Euclid Morris, Nigel Unwin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Testing the price and affordability of healthy and current (unhealthy) diets and the potential impacts of policy change in Australia

Amanda J. Lee, Sarah Kane, Rebecca Ramsey, Elizabeth Good, Mathew Dick

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of providing patients with information on managing mild low-back symptoms in an occupational health setting

J. Rantonen, J. Karppinen, A. Vehtari, S. Luoto, E. Viikari-Juntura, M. Hupli, A. Malmivaara, S. Taimela

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Generating and predicting high quality action plans to facilitate physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption: results from an experimental arm of a randomised controlled trial

Dominique Alexandra Reinwand, Rik Crutzen, Vera Storm, Julian Wienert, Tim Kuhlmann, Hein de Vries, Sonia Lippke

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Compliance to the smoke-free law in Guatemala 5-years after implementation

Joaquín Barnoya, Jose C. Monzon, Paulina Briz, Ana Navas-Acien

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: ‘HIV prevalence in the Israeli tuberculosis cohort, 1999–2011’

Zohar Mor, Moshe Lidji, Daniel Chemtob, Noa Cedar, Itamar Grotto

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review of media parenting in the context of childhood obesity research

Alyssa Aftosmes-Tobio, Claudia Ganter, Selma Gicevic, Sami Newlan, Christine L. Simon, Kirsten K. Davison, Jennifer A. Manganello

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of pay for performance to improve quality of maternal and child care in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review

Ashis Das, Saji S. Gopalan, Daniel Chandramohan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A mixed-methods approach to understanding water use and water infrastructure in a schistosomiasis-endemic community: case study of Asamama, Ghana

Karen Claire Kosinski, Alexandra V. Kulinkina, Akua Frimpomaa Atakora Abrah, Michael N. Adjei, Kara Marie Breen, Hafsa Myedah Chaudhry, Paul E. Nevin, Suzanne H. Warner, Shalini Ahuja Tendulkar

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Execution of a participatory supportive return to work program within the Dutch social security sector: a qualitative evaluation of stakeholders’ perceptions

Lieke Lammerts, Frederieke G. Schaafsma, Willem van Mechelen, Johannes R. Anema

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Describing and comparing the characteristics of injured bicyclists and other injured road users: a prospective cohort study

Bamini Gopinath, Jagnoor Jagnoor, Ashley Craig, Annette Kifley, Michael Dinh, Rebecca Ivers, Soufiane Boufous, Ian D. Cameron

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Parental supply of alcohol to Australian minors: an analysis of six nationally representative surveys spanning 15 years

Adrian B. Kelly, Gary C. K. Chan, Megan Weier, Catherine Quinn, Matthew J. Gullo, Jason P. Connor, Wayne D. Hall

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Write, draw, show, and tell: a child-centred dual methodology to explore perceptions of out-of-school physical activity

Robert J. Noonan, Lynne M. Boddy, Stuart J. Fairclough, Zoe R. Knowles

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with secondhand smoke exposure in different settings: Results from the German Health Update (GEDA) 2012

Florian Fischer, Alexander Kraemer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Walkability around primary schools and area deprivation across Scotland

Laura Macdonald, Paul McCrorie, Natalie Nicholls, Anne Ellaway

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Same day ART initiation versus clinic-based pre-ART assessment and counselling for individuals newly tested HIV-positive during community-based HIV testing in rural Lesotho – a randomized controlled trial (CASCADE trial)

Niklaus Daniel Labhardt, Isaac Ringera, Thabo Ishmael Lejone, Phofu Masethothi, T’sepang Thaanyane, Mashaete Kamele, Ravi Shankar Gupta, Kyaw Thin, Bernard Cerutti, Thomas Klimkait, Christiane Fritz, Tracy Renée Glass

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Projected economic evaluation of the national implementation of a hypothetical HIV vaccination program among adolescents in South Africa, 2012

Nishila Moodley, Glenda Gray, Melanie Bertram

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with male involvement in the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV, Midlands Province, Zimbabwe, 2015 - a case control study

Annamercy Makoni, Milton Chemhuru, Cleopas Chimbetete, Notion Gombe, More Mungati, Donewell Bangure, Mufuta Tshimanga

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Smoking and environmental characteristics of smokers with a mental illness, and associations with quitting behaviour and motivation; a cross sectional study

Alexandra P. Metse, John Wiggers, Paula Wye, Lyndell Moore, Richard Clancy, Luke Wolfenden, Megan Freund, Tara Van Zeist, Emily Stockings, Jenny A. Bowman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Socioeconomic status and substance use among Swiss young men: a population-based cross-sectional study

Eleni Charitonidi, Joseph Studer, Jacques Gaume, Gerhard Gmel, Jean-Bernard Daeppen, Nicolas Bertholet

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Europeanisation of health systems: a qualitative study of domestic actors in a small state

Natasha Azzopardi-Muscat, Kristine Sorensen, Christoph Aluttis, Roderick Pace, Helmut Brand

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence and factors associated with occupational burnout among HIV/AIDS healthcare workers in China: a cross-sectional study

Zhengxue Qiao, Lu Chen, Mingqi Chen, Xin Guan, Lin Wang, Yang Jiao, Jiarun Yang, Qinghua Tang, Xiuxian Yang, Xiaohui Qiu, Dong Han, Jingsong Ma, Yanjie Yang, Xiuwei Zhai

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sense of coherence and associated factors among university students in China: cross-sectional evidence

Janet Junqing Chu, Mobarak Hossain Khan, Heiko J. Jahn, Alexander Kraemer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Labour market trajectories following sickness absence due to self-reported all cause morbidity—a longitudinal study

Pernille Pedersen, Thomas Lund, Louise Lindholdt, Ellen A. Nohr, Chris Jensen, Hans Jørgen Søgaard, Merete Labriola

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Objectively measured sedentary behavior and physical activity of Finnish 7- to 14-year-old children– associations with perceived health status: a cross-sectional study

Pauliina Husu, Henri Vähä-Ypyä, Tommi Vasankari

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ecological pathways to prevention: How does the SASA! community mobilisation model work to prevent physical intimate partner violence against women?

Tanya Abramsky, Karen M. Devries, Lori Michau, Janet Nakuti, Tina Musuya, Ligia Kiss, Nambusi Kyegombe, Charlotte Watts

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The ethnic gap in mobility: a comparison of Russian, Somali and Kurdish origin migrants and the general Finnish population

S. Rask, P. Sainio, A. E. Castaneda, T. Härkänen, S. Stenholm, P. Koponen, S. Koskinen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Do children report differently from their parents and from observed data? Cross-sectional data on fruit, water, sugar-sweetened beverages and break-time foods

V. M. van de Gaar, W. Jansen, M. J. J. van der Kleij, H. Raat

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effort-reward imbalance and perceived quality of patient care: a cross-sectional study among physicians in Germany

Adrian Loerbroks, Matthias Weigl, Jian Li, Peter Angerer

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Internet-based educational intervention to prevent risky sexual behaviors in Mexican adolescents: study protocol

Svetlana V. Doubova, Claudia Infante-Castañeda, Ricardo Pérez-Cuevas

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of a 3-year multi-centre community-based intervention on risk factors for chronic disease and obesity among free-living adults: the Healthy Alberta Communities study

Ellina Lytvyak, Dana Lee Olstad, Donald P. Schopflocher, Ronald C. Plotnikoff, Kate E. Storey, Candace I. J. Nykiforuk, Kim D. Raine

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Accessing and engaging women from socio-economically disadvantaged areas: a participatory approach to the design of a public health intervention for delivery in a Bingo club

Josie M. M. Evans, Gemma Ryde, Ruth Jepson, Cindy Gray, Ashley Shepherd, Dionne Mackison, Aileen V. Ireland, Marion E. T. McMurdo, Brian Williams

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Objectively measured physical activity levels and sedentary time in 7–9-year-old Estonian schoolchildren: independent associations with body composition parameters

Eva-Maria Riso, Merike Kull, Kerli Mooses, Aave Hannus, Jaak Jürimäe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Lean fish consumption is associated with lower risk of metabolic syndrome: a Norwegian cross sectional study

C. Tørris, M. Molin, M. Småstuen Cvancarova

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Particulate matter and atherosclerosis: a bibliometric analysis of original research articles published in 1973–2014

Feifei Wang, Xiaofeng Jia, Xianliang Wang, Yongdong Zhao, Weidong Hao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Process evaluation of the Bristol girls dance project

S. J. Sebire, M. J. Edwards, J. M. Kesten, T. May, K. J. Banfield, E. L. Bird, K. Tomkinson, P. Blair, J. E. Powell, R. Jago

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Lund University Checklist for Incipient Exhaustion–a cross–sectional comparison of a new instrument with similar contemporary tools

Roger Persson, Kai Österberg, Njördur Viborg, Peter Jönsson, Artur Tenenbaum

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence, awareness, treatment, control and socio demographic determinants of hypertension in Malaysian adults

Suraya Abdul-Razak, Aqil Mohammad Daher, Anis Safura Ramli, Farnaza Ariffin, Md Yasin Mazapuspavina, Krishnapillai S. Ambigga, Maizatullifah Miskan, Hasidah Abdul-Hamid, Nafiza Mat-Nasir, Mohamed Noor Khan Nor-Ashikin, Kien Keat Ng, Hapizah Nawawi, Khalid Yusoff, for the REDISCOVER Investigators

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing the effectiveness of Australian early childhood education and care experiences: study protocol

Collette Tayler, Daniel Cloney, Ray Adams, Karin Ishimine, Karen Thorpe, Thi Kim Cuc Nguyen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The role of business size in assessing the uptake of health promoting workplace initiatives in Australia

A. W. Taylor, R. Pilkington, A. Montgomerie, H. Feist

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Spatial modeling of HIV and HSV-2 among women in Kenya with spatially varying coefficients

Elphas Okango, Henry Mwambi, Oscar Ngesa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A population-based analysis of increasing rates of suicide mortality in Japan and South Korea, 1985–2010

Sun Y. Jeon, Eric N. Reither, Ryan K. Masters

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

HIV risk perception and behavior among medically and traditionally circumcised males in South Africa

N. P. Zungu, L. C. Simbayi, M. Mabaso, M. Evans, K. Zuma, N. Ncitakalo, S. Sifunda

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with pre-ART loss-to-follow up in adults in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a prospective cohort study

Michael Evangeli, Marie-Louise Newell, Nuala McGrath

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Lack of parental rule-setting on eating is associated with a wide range of adolescent unhealthy eating behaviour both for boys and girls

Jana Holubcikova, Peter Kolarcik, Andrea Madarasova Geckova, Jitse P. van Dijk, Sijmen A. Reijneveld

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing and understanding sedentary behaviour in office-based working adults: a mixed-method approach

Clarice N. Waters, Er Pei Ling, Anne H. Y. Chu, Sheryl H. X. Ng, Audrey Chia, Yee Wei Lim, Falk Müller-Riemenschneider

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Seasonal variations and shared latrine cleaning practices in the slums of Kampala city, Uganda

Japheth Kwiringira, Peter Atekyereza, Charles Niwagaba, Robert Kabumbuli, Charles Rwabukwali, Robinah Kulabako, Isabel Günther

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Safety voice for ergonomics (SAVE) project: protocol for a workplace cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce musculoskeletal disorders in masonry apprentices

Laurel D. Kincl, Dan Anton, Jennifer A. Hess, Douglas L. Weeks

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Modelling the impact of alcohol consumption on cardiovascular disease mortality for comparative risk assessments: an overview

Jürgen Rehm, Kevin D. Shield, Michael Roerecke, Gerrit Gmel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health capability of family caregivers: how different factors interrelate and their respective contributions using a Bayesian approach

Barbara Bucki, Elisabeth Spitz, Anne-Marie Etienne, Etienne Le Bihan, Michèle Baumann

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perceptions of body size, obesity threat and the willingness to lose weight among black South African adults: a qualitative study

Kufre Joseph Okop, Ferdinand C. Mukumbang, Thubelihle Mathole, Naomi Levitt, Thandi Puoane

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Testing the efficacy of a brief sexual risk reduction intervention among high-risk American Indian adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Rachel Chambers, Lauren Tingey, Anna Beach, Allison Barlow, Anne Rompalo

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness and efficiency of an 11-week exercise intervention for patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis: a protocol for a controlled study in the context of health services research

Inga Krauss, Gerhard Mueller, Georg Haupt, Benjamin Steinhilber, Pia Janssen, Nicola Jentner, Peter Martus

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Determinants of domestic violence against women in Ghana

Ebenezer S. Owusu Adjah, Isaac Agbemafle

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with late presentation for HIV/AIDS care in Harare City, Zimbabwe, 2015

Howard Nyika, Owen Mugurungi, Gerald Shambira, Notion Tafara Gombe, Donewell Bangure, More Mungati, Mufuta Tshimanga

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The health beliefs of mothers about preventing cervical cancer and their intention to recommend the Pap test to their daughters: a cross-sectional survey

Hae Won Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The weight-loss experience: a qualitative exploration

David Rogerson, Hora Soltani, Robert Copeland

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis associated with asymptomatic food handlers in Kinmen, Taiwan

Meng-Yu Chen, Wan-Chin Chen, Pei-Chen Chen, Shan-Wei Hsu, Yi-Chun Lo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Uptake and linkage into care over one year of providing HIV testing and counselling through community and health facility testing modalities in urban informal settlement of Kibera, Nairobi Kenya

Samuel Muhula, Peter Memiah, Lilian Mbau, Happiness Oruko, Bebora Baker, Geoffrey Ikiara, Margaret Mungai, Meshack Ndirangu, Dunstan Achwoka, Festus Ilako

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Quantitative evaluation of an information leaflet to increase prompt help-seeking for gynaecological cancer symptoms

Melanie Morris, Claire Friedemann Smith, Emily Boxell, Jane Wardle, Alice Simon, Jo Waller

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The influence of temperature on mortality and its Lag effect: a study in four Chinese cities with different latitudes

Junzhe Bao, Zhenkun Wang, Chuanhua Yu, Xudong Li

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A quasi-experimental study to mobilize rural low-income communities to assess and improve the ecological environment to prevent childhood obesity

Paula Peters, Abby Gold, Angela Abbott, Dawn Contreras, Ann Keim, Renee Oscarson, Sandra Procter, Valentina Remig, Carol Smathers, Amy R. Mobley

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Physical activity initiated by employer and its health effects; an eight week follow-up study

Marit Skogstad, Lars-Kristian Lunde, Øivind Skare, Asgeir Mamen, Jose Hernán Alfonso, Reidun Øvstebø, Bente Ulvestad

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mechanisms of change of a novel weight loss programme provided by a third sector organisation: a qualitative interview study

Naoimh E. McMahon, Shelina Visram, Louise A. Connell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test for Consumption (AUDIT-C) is more useful than pre-existing laboratory tests for predicting hazardous drinking: a cross-sectional study

Hideki Fujii, Naoki Nishimoto, Seiko Yamaguchi, Osamu Kurai, Masato Miyano, Wataru Ueda, Hiroko Oba, Tetsuya Aoki, Norifumi Kawada, Kiyotaka Okawa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence of and factors associated with anemia in school children from Maceió, northeastern Brazil

Haroldo da Silva Ferreira, Myrtis Katille de Assunção Bezerra, Monica Lopes de Assunção, Risia Cristina Egito de Menezes

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing the nutritional quality of diets of Canadian children and adolescents using the 2014 Health Canada Surveillance Tool Tier System

Mahsa Jessri, Stephanie K. Nishi, Mary R. L’Abbe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relationship between quality of life and unprotected anal intercourse among Chinese men who have sex with men: a cross-sectional study

Yaxin Zhu, Jie Liu, Bo Qu, Bingxue Hu, Yang Zhang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Disclosure and help seeking behavior of women exposed to physical spousal violence in Dhaka slums

Kausar Parvin, Naznin Sultana, Ruchira Tabassum Naved

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“Children get sick all the time”: A qualitative study of socio-cultural and health system factors contributing to recurrent child illnesses in rural Burkina Faso

Lise Rosendal Østergaard, Pia Juul Bjertrup, Helle Samuelsen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Determinants of vitamin D status in young adults: influence of lifestyle, sociodemographic and anthropometric factors

Rune Tønnesen, Peter Hambak Hovind, Lars Thorbjørn Jensen, Peter Schwarz

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The future excess fraction model for calculating burden of disease

Lin Fritschi, Jayzii Chan, Sally J. Hutchings, Tim R. Driscoll, Adrian Y. W. Wong, Renee N. Carey

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Brief advice and active referral for smoking cessation services among community smokers: a study protocol for randomized controlled trial

Yi Nam Suen, Man Ping Wang, William Ho Cheung Li, Antonio Cho Shing Kwong, Vienna Wai Yin Lai, Sophia Siu Chee Chan, Tai Hing Lam

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of a community-based salt reduction program in a regional Australian population

Mary-Anne Land, Jason H. Y. Wu, Adriana Selwyn, Michelle Crino, Mark Woodward, John Chalmers, Jacqui Webster, Caryl Nowson, Paul Jeffery, Wayne Smith, Victoria Flood, Bruce Neal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Substantial improvements not seen in health behaviors following corner store conversions in two Latino food swamps

Alexander N. Ortega, Stephanie L. Albert, Alec M. Chan-Golston, Brent A. Langellier, Deborah C. Glik, Thomas R. Belin, Rosa Elena Garcia, Ron Brookmeyer, Mienah Z. Sharif, Michael L. Prelip

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does wine glass size influence sales for on-site consumption? A multiple treatment reversal design

Rachel Pechey, Dominique-Laurent Couturier, Gareth J. Hollands, Eleni Mantzari, Marcus R. Munafò, Theresa M. Marteau

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A comparison of age-standardised event rates for acute and chronic coronary heart disease in metropolitan and regional/remote Victoria: a retrospective cohort study

Paul D. Xanthos, Brett A. Gordon, Stephen Begg, Voltaire Nadurata, Michael I. C. Kingsley

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Contraceptive use among HIV-infected women and men receiving antiretroviral therapy in Lusaka, Zambia: a cross-sectional survey

Nancy L. Hancock, Carla J. Chibwesha, Samuel Bosomprah, Jonathan Newman, Mwangelwa Mubiana-Mbewe, Elizabeth Siyama Sitali, Carolyn Bolton-Moore, Clara Mbwili-Muleya, Benjamin H. Chi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of a United Kingdom-wide campaign to tackle antimicrobial resistance on self-reported knowledge and behaviour change

Katerina Chaintarli, Suzanne M. Ingle, Alex Bhattacharya, Diane Ashiru-Oredope, Isabel Oliver, Maya Gobin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Social participation and mortality: does social position in civic groups matter?

Yoshiki Ishikawa, Naoki Kondo, Katsunori Kondo, Toshiya Saito, Hana Hayashi, Ichiro Kawachi, for the JAGES group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Socioeconomic and race/ethnic disparities in observed park quality

Jessa K. Engelberg, Terry L. Conway, Carrie Geremia, Kelli L. Cain, Brian E. Saelens, Karen Glanz, Lawrence D. Frank, James F. Sallis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of gargling with tea and ingredients of tea on the prevention of influenza infection: a meta-analysis

Kazuki Ide, Hiroshi Yamada, Yohei Kawasaki

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Injuries to Aboriginal populations living on- and off-reserve in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in British Columbia, Canada: Incidence and trends, 1986-2010

Mariana Brussoni, M. Anne George, Andrew Jin, Christopher E. Lalonde, Rod McCormick

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploring socio-contextual factors associated with male smoker’s intention to quit smoking

Minsoo Jung

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Internet use and electronic gaming by children and adolescents with emotional and behavioural problems in Australia – results from the second Child and Adolescent Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Wavne Rikkers, David Lawrence, Jennifer Hafekost, Stephen R. Zubrick

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Invasive pneumococcal disease rates linked to meteorological factors and respiratory virus circulation (Catalonia, 2006–2012)

Pilar Ciruela, Sonia Broner, Conchita Izquierdo, Sergi Hernández, Carmen Muñoz-Almagro, Roman Pallarés, Mireia Jané, Angela Domínguez, on behalf of the Working Group of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease of Catalonia

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The role of schools in children and young people’s self-harm and suicide: systematic review and meta-ethnography of qualitative research

Rhiannon Evans, Chloe Hurrell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Buckling up in Singapore: residency and other risk factors for seatbelt non-compliance – a cross-sectional study based on trauma registry data

Ting Hway Wong, Gek Hsiang Lim, Khuan Yew Chow, Nyi Nyi Zaw, Hai Van Nguyen, Hoong Chor Chin, Marcus Eng Hock Ong, Trauma Coordinators and Trauma Service Representatives

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Gender-specific linkages of parents’ childhood physical abuse and neglect with children’s problem behaviour: evidence from Japan

Takashi Oshio, Maki Umeda

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relationships between County Health Rankings and child overweight and obesity prevalence: a serial cross-sectional analysis

Karissa Peyer, Greg J. Welk, Lisa Bailey-Davis, Senlin Chen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Modelling the potential impact of a sugar-sweetened beverage tax on stroke mortality, costs and health-adjusted life years in South Africa

Mercy Manyema, Lennert J. Veerman, Aviva Tugendhaft, Demetre Labadarios, Karen J. Hofman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What are the risk factors for HIV in men who have sex with men in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam?- A cross-sectional study

Thi My Dung Le, Patricia C. Lee, Donald E. Stewart, Thanh Nguyen Long, Cuong Nguyen Quoc

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Projected heat-related mortality under climate change in the metropolitan area of Skopje

Gerardo Sanchez Martinez, Michela Baccini, Koen De Ridder, Hans Hooyberghs, Wouter Lefebvre, Vladimir Kendrovski, Kristen Scott, Margarita Spasenovska

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Socioeconomic differences in one-year survival after ischemic stroke: the effect of acute and post-acute care-pathways in a cohort study

Valeria Belleudi, Paolo Sciattella, Nera Agabiti, Mirko Di Martino, Riccardo Di Domenicantonio, Marina Davoli, Danilo Fusco

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Using short-message-service notification as a method to improve acute flaccid paralysis surveillance in Papua New Guinea

Siddhartha Sankar Datta, Berry Ropa, Gerard Pai Sui, Ramzi Khattar, Ravi Shankar Santhana Gopala Krishnan, Hiromasa Okayasu

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Critiquing the response to the Ebola epidemic through a Primary Health Care Approach

Vera Scott, Sarah Crawford-Browne, David Sanders

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The inner state differences of preterm birth rates in Brazil: a time series study

Rosana Rosseto de Oliveira, Emiliana Cristina Melo, Elizabeth Fujimori, Thais Aidar de Freitas Mathias

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Moving towards a new vision: implementation of a public health policy intervention

Ruta Valaitis, Marjorie MacDonald, Anita Kothari, Linda O’Mara, Sandra Regan, John Garcia, Nancy Murray, Heather Manson, Nancy Peroff-Johnston, Gayle Bursey, Jennifer Boyko

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Understanding help-seeking intentions in male military cadets: An application of perceptual mapping

Sarah Bauerle Bass, Javier Muñiz, Thomas F. Gordon, Laurie Maurer, Freda Patterson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Associations in the continuum of care for maternal, newborn and child health: a population-based study of 12 sub-Saharan Africa countries

Patrick Opiyo Owili, Miriam Adoyo Muga, Yiing-Jenq Chou, Yi-Hsin Elsa Hsu, Nicole Huang, Li-Yin Chien

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Change of government’s subsidization policy improves smoking cessation services: a cross-sectional study from the perspectives of physicians

Tai-Yin Wu, Ling-Yu Hung, Wei-Chu Chie, Tai-Yuan Chiu, Fei-Ran Guo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development of a novel walkability index for London, United Kingdom: cross-sectional application to the Whitehall II Study

Jemima C. Stockton, Oliver Duke-Williams, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Jennifer S. Mindell, Eric J. Brunner, Nicola J. Shelton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association between exposure and psychological health in earthquake survivors from the Longmen Shan Fault area: the mediating effect of risk perception

Jiuping Xu, Jiuzhou Dai, Renqiao Rao, Huaidong Xie

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessment of iodine concentration in dietary salt at household level in Morocco

Ahmed Zahidi, Meriem Zahidi, Jamal Taoufik

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How equitable are community health worker programmes and which programme features influence equity of community health worker services? A systematic review

Rosalind McCollum, Woedem Gomez, Sally Theobald, Miriam Taegtmeyer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A cross-sectional study examining predictors of visit frequency to local green space and the impact this has on physical activity levels

Elliott P. Flowers, Paul Freeman, Valerie F. Gladwell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors of time to claim closure following a non-catastrophic injury sustained in a motor vehicle crash: a prospective cohort study

Bamini Gopinath, Nieke A. Elbers, Jagnoor Jagnoor, Ian A. Harris, Michael Nicholas, Petrina Casey, Fiona Blyth, Christopher G. Maher, Ian D. Cameron

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Schistosoma mansoni and soil-transmitted helminths among preschool-aged children in Chuahit, Dembia district, Northwest Ethiopia: prevalence, intensity of infection and associated risk factors

Agersew Alemu, Yalewayker Tegegne, Demekech Damte, Mulugeta Melku

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The health gains and cost savings of dietary salt reduction interventions, with equity and age distributional aspects

Nhung Nghiem, Tony Blakely, Linda J. Cobiac, Christine L. Cleghorn, Nick Wilson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors influencing adults’ immunization practices: a pilot survey study of a diverse, urban community in central Ohio

Alexa M. Sevin, Cristina Romeo, Brittany Gagne, Nicole V. Brown, Jennifer L. Rodis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Decrease in tick bite consultations and stabilization of early Lyme borreliosis in the Netherlands in 2014 after 15 years of continuous increase

Agnetha Hofhuis, Sita Bennema, Margriet Harms, Arnold J. H. van Vliet, Willem Takken, Cees C. van den Wijngaard, Wilfrid van Pelt

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Undocumented migrant women in Denmark have inadequate access to pregnancy screening and have a higher prevalence Hepatitis B virus infection compared to documented migrants in Denmark: a prevalence study

Annika Wendland, Boje K. Ehmsen, Vibeke Lenskjold, Birgitte S. Astrup, Marlene Mohr, Christopher J. Williams, Susan A. Cowan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Access to mass media messages, and use of family planning in Nigeria: a spatio-demographic analysis from the 2013 DHS

Chukwuedozie K. Ajaero, Clifford Odimegwu, Ijeoma D. Ajaero, Chidiebere A. Nwachukwu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Parental smoking and cessation during pregnancy and the risk of childhood asthma

Maijakaisa Harju, Leea Keski-Nisula, Leena Georgiadis, Seppo Heinonen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“There’s a housing crisis going on in Sydney for Aboriginal people”: focus group accounts of housing and perceived associations with health

Melanie J. Andersen, Anna B. Williamson, Peter Fernando, Sally Redman, Frank Vincent

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of the 2012 extreme drought conditions on private well owners in the United States, a qualitative analysis

Michelle Murti, Ellen Yard, Rachel Kramer, Dirk Haselow, Mike Mettler, Rocky McElvany, Colleen Martin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Tailored message interventions versus typical messages for increasing participation in colorectal cancer screening among a non-adherent population: A randomized controlled trial

Kei Hirai, Yoshiki Ishikawa, Jun Fukuyoshi, Akio Yonekura, Kazuhiro Harada, Daisuke Shibuya, Seiichiro Yamamoto, Yuri Mizota, Chisato Hamashima, Hiroshi Saito

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Obsolete tobacco control themes can be hazardous to public health: the need for updating views on absolute product risks and harm reduction

Lynn T. Kozlowski, David B. Abrams

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A comparison of wearable fitness devices

Kanitthika Kaewkannate, Soochan Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An assessment study of CVD related risk factors in a tribal population of India

Vani Kandpal, M. P. Sachdeva, K. N. Saraswathy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Infant exposure to Chinese famine increased the risk of hypertension in adulthood: results from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study

Zhenghe Wang, Changwei Li, Zhongping Yang, Zhiyong Zou, Jun Ma

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Design and management of public health outreach using interoperable mobile multimedia: an analysis of a national winter weather preparedness campaign

Cesar Bandera

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A follow-up study to assess the determinants and consequences of physical activity in pregnant women of Cuenca, Spain

Raquel Poyatos-León, Gema Sanabria-Martínez, Jorge Cañete García-Prieto, Celia Álvarez-Bueno, Diana P. Pozuelo-Carrascosa, Iván Cavero-Redondo, Antonio García-Hermoso, Sagrario Gómez-Cantarino, Miriam Garrido-Miguel, Vicente Martínez-Vizcaíno

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Auditing the socio-environmental determinants of motivation towards physical activity or sedentariness in work-aged adults: a qualitative study

Richard Keegan, Geoff Middleton, Hannah Henderson, Mica Girling

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Screen Time Weight-loss Intervention Targeting Children at Home (SWITCH): process evaluation of a randomised controlled trial intervention

Louise Foley, Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Samantha Marsh, Leonard H. Epstein, Tim Olds, Ofa Dewes, Ihirangi Heke, Yannan Jiang, Ralph Maddison

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Gender relations, sexual behaviour, and risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections among women in union in Uganda

Olivia Nankinga, Cyprian Misinde, Betty Kwagala

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Quantifying the role of weather on seasonal influenza

Marion Roussel, Dominique Pontier, Jean-Marie Cohen, Bruno Lina, David Fouchet

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Alcohol in urban streetscapes: a comparison of the use of Google Street View and on-street observation

Chris Clews, Roza Brajkovich-Payne, Emily Dwight, Ayob Ahmad Fauzul, Madeleine Burton, Olivia Carleton, Julie Cook, Charlotte Deroles, Ruby Faulkner, Mary Furniss, Anahera Herewini, Daymen Huband, Nerissa Jones, Cho Wool Kim, Alice Li, Jacky Lu, James Stanley, Nick Wilson, George Thomson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The incidence risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in female nurses: a nationwide matched cohort study

Hsiu-Ling Huang, Cheng-Chin Pan, Shun-Mu Wang, Pei-Tseng Kung, Wen-Yu Chou, Wen-Chen Tsai

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fuel for Fun: a cluster-randomized controlled study of cooking skills, eating behaviors, and physical activity of 4th graders and their families

Leslie Cunningham-Sabo, Barbara Lohse, Stephanie Smith, Ray Browning, Erin Strutz, Claudio Nigg, Meena Balgopal, Kathleen Kelly, Elizabeth Ruder

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of a sport-for-health intervention (SmokeFree Sports) on smoking-related intentions and cognitions among 9-10 year old primary school children: a controlled trial

Ciara E. McGee, Joanne Trigwell, Stuart J. Fairclough, Rebecca C. Murphy, Lorna Porcellato, Michael Ussher, Lawrence Foweather

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Research protocol for an epidemiological study on estimating disease burden of pediatric HIV in Belgaum district, India

Anju Sinha, Anita Nath, Rajeev Sethumadhavan, Shajy Isac, Reynold Washington

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Spatial analysis of gender variation in the prevalence of hypertension among the middle-aged and elderly population in Zhejiang Province, China

Li Xu, Dejian Lai, Ya Fang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reducing the Strength: a mixed methods evaluation of alcohol retailers’ willingness to voluntarily reduce the availability of low cost, high strength beers and ciders in two UK local authorities

Colin Sumpter, Elizabeth McGill, Esther Dickie, Enes Champo, Ester Romeri, Matt Egan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Accidents and undetermined deaths: re-evaluation of nationwide samples from the Scandinavian countries

Ingvild Maria Tøllefsen, Ingemar Thiblin, Karin Helweg-Larsen, Erlend Hem, Marianne Kastrup, Ullakarin Nyberg, Sidsel Rogde, Per-Henrik Zahl, Gunvor Østevold, Øivind Ekeberg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Global healthcare use by immigrants in Spain according to morbidity burden, area of origin, and length of stay

Luis A. Gimeno-Feliu, Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga, Esperanza Diaz, Beatriz Poblador-Plou, Rosa Macipe-Costa, Alexandra Prados-Torres

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

‘Let’s Move It’ – a school-based multilevel intervention to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour among older adolescents in vocational secondary schools: a study protocol for a cluster-randomised trial

Nelli Hankonen, Matti T. J. Heino, Vera Araujo-Soares, Falko F. Sniehotta, Reijo Sund, Tommi Vasankari, Pilvikki Absetz, Katja Borodulin, Antti Uutela, Taru Lintunen, Ari Haukkala

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Peer engagement in harm reduction strategies and services: a critical case study and evaluation framework from British Columbia, Canada

Alissa M. Greer, Serena A. Luchenski, Ashraf A. Amlani, Katie Lacroix, Charlene Burmeister, Jane A. Buxton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association of missing paternal demographics on infant birth certificates with perinatal risk factors for childhood obesity

Erika R. Cheng, Summer Sherburne Hawkins, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Matthew W. Gillman, Elsie M. Taveras

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of an Australian health literacy training program for socially disadvantaged adults attending basic education classes: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial

Kirsten J. McCaffery, Suzanne Morony, Danielle M. Muscat, Sian K. Smith, Heather L. Shepherd, Haryana M. Dhillon, Andrew Hayen, Karen Luxford, Wedyan Meshreky, John Comings, Don Nutbeam

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Process evaluation of an environmental health risk audit and action plan intervention to reduce alcohol related violence in licensed premises

Annie Williams, Simon C. Moore, Claire Shovelton, Laurence Moore, Simon Murphy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal tea consumption and the risk of preterm delivery in urban China: a birth cohort study

Lei Huang, Catherine Lerro, Tao Yang, Jing Li, Jie Qiu, Weitao Qiu, Xiaochun He, Hongmei Cui, Ling Lv, Ruifeng Xu, Xiaoying Xu, Huang Huang, Qing Liu, Yawei Zhang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effectiveness bundling of zinc with Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) for improving adherence to acute watery diarrhea treatment in Ethiopia: cluster randomised controlled trial

Samson Gebremedhin, Girma Mamo, Henock Gezahign, Jacqueline Kung’u, Abdulaziz Adish

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The correlates and course of multiple health risk behaviour in adolescence

Daniel R. Hale, Russell M. Viner

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rationale, design and methods for the RIGHT Track Health Study: pathways from childhood self-regulation to cardiovascular risk in adolescence

Laurie Wideman, Susan D. Calkins, James A. Janssen, Cheryl A. Lovelady, Jessica M. Dollar, Susan P. Keane, Eliana M. Perrin, Lilly Shanahan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Direct comparisons of commercial weight-loss programs on weight, waist circumference, and blood pressure: a systematic review

Rachit M. Vakil, Ruchi S. Doshi, Ambereen K. Mehta, Zoobia W. Chaudhry, David K. Jacobs, Clare J. Lee, Sara N. Bleich, Jeanne M. Clark, Kimberly A. Gudzune

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Early mortality from external causes in Aboriginal mothers: a retrospective cohort study

Jenny Fairthorne, Roz Walker, Nick de Klerk, Carrington Shepherd

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perceived and objective neighborhood support for outside of school physical activity in South African children

Monika Uys, Stephanie T. Broyles, Catherine E. Draper, Sharief Hendricks, Dale Rae, Nirmala Naidoo, Peter T. Katzmarzyk, Estelle V. Lambert

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Migrant integration policies and health inequalities in Europe

Margherita Giannoni, Luisa Franzini, Giuliano Masiero

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association between psychosocial and structural-level stressors and HIV injection drug risk behavior among Malaysian fishermen: A cross-sectional study

Lynn Murphy Michalopoulos, Tina Jiwatram-Negrón, Martin K. K. Choo, Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Nabila El-Bassel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Immediate effects of alcohol marketing communications and media portrayals on consumption and cognition: a systematic review and meta-analysis of experimental studies

Kaidy Stautz, Kyle G. Brown, Sarah E. King, Ian Shemilt, Theresa M. Marteau

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A cluster-randomized, controlled trial of nutritional supplementation and promotion of responsive parenting in Madagascar: the MAHAY study design and rationale

Lia C. H. Fernald, Emanuela Galasso, Jumana Qamruddin, Christian Ranaivoson, Lisy Ratsifandrihamanana, Christine P. Stewart, Ann M. Weber

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Greek health professionals’ perceptions of the HPV vaccine, state policy recommendations and their own role with regards to communication of relevant health information

Christina Karamanidou, Kostas Dimopoulos

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Psychoactive substances use and associated factors among middle and high school students in the North Center of Morocco: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey

B. Zarrouq, B. Bendaou, A. El Asri, S. Achour, I. Rammouz, R. Aalouane, B. Lyoussi, S. Khelafa, A. Bout, N. Berhili, H. Hlal, A. Najdi, C. Nejjari, K. El Rhazi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of cycle proficiency training on cycle-related behaviours and accidents in adolescence: findings from ALSPAC, a UK longitudinal cohort

Alison Teyhan, Rosie Cornish, Andy Boyd, Mary Sissons Joshi, John Macleod

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Seasonality in diabetes in Yaounde, Cameroon: a relation with precipitation and temperature

Eric Lontchi-Yimagou, Maurice Tsalefac, Leonelle Monique Teuwa Tapinmene, Jean Jacques N. Noubiap, Eric Vounsia Balti, Jean-Louis Nguewa, Mesmin Dehayem, Eugene Sobngwi

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Alcohol prevention at sporting events: study protocol for a quasi-experimental control group study

Natalie Durbeej, Tobias H. Elgán, Camilla Jalling, Johanna Gripenberg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Glyphosate and adverse pregnancy outcomes, a systematic review of observational studies

Jessica S. A. de Araujo, Isabella F. Delgado, Francisco J. R. Paumgartten

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perceived influence and college students’ diet and physical activity behaviors: an examination of ego-centric social networks

Brook E. Harmon, Melinda Forthofer, Erin O. Bantum, Claudio R. Nigg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Gendered sexual uses of alcohol and associated risks: a qualitative study of Nigerian University students

Emeka W. Dumbili

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Findings from a comprehensive diarrhoea prevention and treatment programme in Lusaka, Zambia

Samuel Bosomprah, Lauren B. Beach, Laura K. Beres, Jonathan Newman, Kabwe Kapasa, Cheryl Rudd, Lungowe Njobvu, Brad Guffey, Sydney Hubbard, Karen Foo, Carolyn Bolton-Moore, Jeffrey Stringer, Roma Chilengi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risky and rushed public crack cocaine smoking: the potential for supervised inhalation facilities

Pauline Voon, Lianping Ti, Huiru Dong, M-J Milloy, Evan Wood, Thomas Kerr, Kanna Hayashi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence of high-risk human papillomavirus and abnormal pap smears in female sex workers compared to the general population in Antwerp, Belgium

Alex Vorsters, Tine Cornelissen, Elke Leuridan, Johannes Bogers, Davy Vanden Broeck, Ina Benoy, Herman Goossens, Niel Hens, Pierre Van Damme

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Estimating micro area behavioural risk factor prevalence from large population-based surveys: a full Bayesian approach

L. Seliske, T. A. Norwood, J. R. McLaughlin, S. Wang, C. Palleschi, E. Holowaty

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: ‘Point-of-sale cigarette marketing and smoking-induced deprivation in smokers: results from a population-based survey’

Mohammad Siahpush, Raees A. Shaikh, Regina Robbins, Melissa Tibbits, Asia Sikora Kessler, Ghada Soliman, Molly McCarthy, Gopal K. Singh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Survey nonresponse among informal caregivers: effects on the presence and magnitude of associations with caregiver burden and satisfaction

Marloes Oldenkamp, Rafael P. M. Wittek, Mariët Hagedoorn, Ronald P. Stolk, Nynke Smidt

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Modelling estimates of age-specific influenza-related hospitalisation and mortality in the United Kingdom

Gonçalo Matias, Robert J. Taylor, François Haguinet, Cynthia Schuck-Paim, Roger L. Lustig, Douglas M. Fleming

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Socioeconomic determinants of childhood obesity among primary school children in Guangzhou, China

Weijia Liu, Wei Liu, Rong Lin, Bai Li, Miranda Pallan, K. K. Cheng, Peymane Adab

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Disordered eating behavior, health and motives to exercise in young men: cross-sectional population-based MOPO study

Marjukka Nurkkala, Anna-Maria Keränen, Heli Koivumaa-Honkanen, Tiina M. Ikäheimo, Riikka Ahola, Riitta Pyky, Matti Mäntysaari, Raija Korpelainen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association between built environment features and physical activity in the Australian context: a synthesis of the literature

Belen Zapata-Diomedi, J. Lennert Veerman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Social disparities in parental smoking and young children’s exposure to secondhand smoke at home: a time-trend analysis of repeated cross-sectional data from the German KiGGS study between 2003-2006 and 2009-2012

Benjamin Kuntz, Thomas Lampert

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effectiveness of nutrition education for overweight/obese mothers with stunted children (NEO-MOM) in reducing the double burden of malnutrition in Indonesia: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Trias Mahmudiono, Triska Susila Nindya, Dini Ririn Andrias, Hario Megatsari, Richard R. Rosenkranz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Food, health, and complexity: towards a conceptual understanding to guide collaborative public health action

Shannon E. Majowicz, Samantha B. Meyer, Sharon I. Kirkpatrick, Julianne L. Graham, Arshi Shaikh, Susan J. Elliott, Leia M. Minaker, Steffanie Scott, Brian Laird

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach?: a mixed methods study on causal mechanisms through which cash and in-kind food transfers decreased intimate partner violence

Ana Maria Buller, Melissa Hidrobo, Amber Peterman, Lori Heise

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

‘It is just the way it was in the past before I went to test’: a qualitative study to explore responses to HIV prevention counselling in rural Tanzania

Caoimhe Cawley, Alison Wringe, Joyce Wamoyi, Shelley Lees, Mark Urassa

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of an affordable daycare program on health and economic well-being in Rajasthan, India: protocol for a cluster-randomized impact evaluation study

Arijit Nandi, Shannon Maloney, Parul Agarwal, Anoushaka Chandrashekar, Sam Harper

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

HIV provider and patient perspectives on the Development of a Health Department “Data to Care” Program: a qualitative study

Julia C. Dombrowski, James W. Carey, Nicole Pitts, Jason Craw, Arin Freeman, Matthew R. Golden, Jeanne Bertolli

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health inequalities in hypertension and diabetes management among the poor in urban areas: a population survey analysis in south Korea

Young-Jee Jeon, Chung Reen Kim, Joo-Sung Park, Kyung-Hyun Choi, Myoung Joo Kang, Seung Guk Park, Young-Jin Park

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Socioeconomic disparities in lung cancer mortality in Belgian men and women (2001-2011): does it matter who you live with?

Katrien Vanthomme, Hadewijch Vandenheede, Paulien Hagedoorn, Sylvie Gadeyne

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Magnitude and factors associated with intimate partner violence in mainland Tanzania

Method R. Kazaura, Mangi J. Ezekiel, Dereck Chitama

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparing the effect of a leaflet and a movie in preventing tick bites and Lyme disease in The Netherlands

Desirée Jacqueline Mathieu Angélique Beaujean, Rik Crutzen, Fedor Gassner, Caroline Ameling, Albert Wong, James Everard van Steenbergen, Dirk Ruwaard

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Dutch ‘Focus on Strength’ intervention study protocol: programme design and production, implementation and evaluation plan

G. A. Ten Hoor, G. Kok, G. M. Rutten, R. A. C. Ruiter, S. P. J. Kremers, A. M. J. W. Schols, G. Plasqui

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Occurrence of multiple mental health or substance use outcomes among bisexuals: a respondent-driven sampling study

Greta R. Bauer, Corey Flanders, Melissa A. MacLeod, Lori E. Ross

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

National survey of risk factors for non-communicable disease in Vietnam: prevalence estimates and an assessment of their validity

Tan Van Bui, Christopher Leigh Blizzard, Khue Ngoc Luong, Ngoc Le Van Truong, Bao Quoc Tran, Petr Otahal, Seana Gall, Mark R. Nelson, Thuy Bich Au, Son Thai Ha, Hai Ngoc Phung, Mai Hoang Tran, Michele Callisaya, Velandai Srikanth

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A life course perspective on working beyond retirement—results from a longitudinal study in the Netherlands

Astrid de Wind, Suzan van der Pas, Birgitte M. Blatter, Allard J. van der Beek

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Smoking and Socio-demographic correlates of BMI

Peizhi Wang, Edimansyah Abdin, Rajeswari Sambasivam, Siow Ann Chong, Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar, Mythily Subramaniam

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Behaviour change intervention for smokeless tobacco cessation: its development, feasibility and fidelity testing in Pakistan and in the UK

Kamran Siddiqi, Omara Dogar, Rukhsana Rashid, Cath Jackson, Ian Kellar, Nancy O’Neill, Maryam Hassan, Furqan Ahmed, Muhammad Irfan, Heather Thomson, Javaid Khan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association between depressive symptoms, use of antidepressant medication and the metabolic syndrome: the Maine-Syracuse Study

Georgina E. Crichton, Merrill F. Elias, Michael A. Robbins

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Level and determinants of food insecurity in East and West Gojjam zones of Amhara Region, Ethiopia: a community based comparative cross-sectional study

Achenef Motbainor, Alemayehu Worku, Abera Kumie

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of altering proximity on snack food intake in individuals with high and low executive function: study protocol

Jennifer A. Hunter, Gareth J. Hollands, Dominique-Laurent Couturier, Theresa M. Marteau

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A randomized controlled trial for families with preschool children - promoting healthy eating and active playtime by connecting to nature

Tanja Sobko, Michael Tse, Matthew Kaplan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Undernutrition and associated factors among children aged 6-59 months in East Belesa District, northwest Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Wagaye Fentahun, Mamo Wubshet, Amare Tariku

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Social context surrounding HIV diagnosis and construction of masculinity: a qualitative study of stigma experiences of heterosexual HIV positive men in southwest Nigeria

Titilayo Ainegbesua Okoror, Catherine Olufunke Falade, Ebunlomo Mary Walker, Adetayo Olorunlana, Agaptus Anaele

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Knowledge of the signs and symptoms and risk factors of lung cancer in Australia: mixed methods study

Melanie Crane, Nicola Scott, Blythe J. O’Hara, Sanchia Aranda, Mayanne Lafontaine, Ingrid Stacey, Megan Varlow, David Currow

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The prevalence of depressive symptoms among fathers and associated risk factors during the first seven years of their child’s life: findings from the Millennium Cohort Study

Selina Nath, Lamprini Psychogiou, Willem Kuyken, Tamsin Ford, Elizabeth Ryan, Ginny Russell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Asthma management in British South Asian children: an application of the candidacy framework to a qualitative understanding of barriers to effective and accessible asthma care

Nicky Hudson, Lorraine Culley, Mark Johnson, Melanie McFeeters, Noelle Robertson, Emma Angell, Monica Lakhanpaul

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association of adiponectin and socioeconomic status in African American men and women: the Jackson heart study

Sharon K. Davis, Ruihua Xu, Pia Riestra, Samson Y. Gebreab, Rumana J. Khan, Amadou Gaye, DeMarc Hickson, Mario Sims, Aurelian Bidulescu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

To what extent do Australian child and youth health policies address the social determinants of health and health equity?: a document analysis study

Clare Phillips, Matt Fisher, Fran Baum, Colin MacDougall, Lareen Newman, Dennis McDermott

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: ‘The educational gradient of obesity increases among Swedish pregnant women: a register-based study’

Helena Bjermo, Simon Lind, Finn Rasmussen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Closing the gap in Australian Aboriginal infant immunisation rates -- the development and review of a pre-call strategy

Patrick M. Cashman, Natalie A. Allan, Katrina K. Clark, Michelle T. Butler, Peter D. Massey, David N. Durrheim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Accelerometry and physical activity questionnaires - a systematic review

Stephanie Skender, Jennifer Ose, Jenny Chang-Claude, Michael Paskow, Boris Brühmann, Erin M. Siegel, Karen Steindorf, Cornelia M. Ulrich

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Understanding how perceptions of tobacco constituents and the FDA relate to effective and credible tobacco risk messaging: A national phone survey of U.S. adults, 2014–2015

Marcella H. Boynton, Robert P. Agans, J. Michael Bowling, Noel T. Brewer, Erin L. Sutfin, Adam O. Goldstein, Seth M. Noar, Kurt M. Ribisl

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of theory in computer-based interventions to reduce alcohol use among adolescents and young adults: a systematic review

Kathleen P. Tebb, Rebecca K. Erenrich, Carolyn Bradner Jasik, Mark S. Berna, James C. Lester, Elizabeth M. Ozer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessment of healthy behaviors for metabolic syndrome among Korean adults: a modified information-motivation-behavioral skills with psychological distress

Guna Lee, Sook Ja Yang, Yeon Kyung Chee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluating the effectiveness of the SMART contract-signing strategy in reducing the growth of Swedish Adolescents’ substance use and problem behaviors

Cristian Bortes, Susanna Geidne, Charli Eriksson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Proactive enrollment of parents to tobacco quitlines in pediatric practices is associated with greater quitline use: a cross-sectional study

Jeremy E. Drehmer, Bethany Hipple, Emara Nabi-Burza, Deborah J. Ossip, Yuchiao Chang, Nancy A. Rigotti, Jonathan P. Winickoff

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A multi-level intervention in subsidized housing sites to increase fruit and vegetable access and intake: Rationale, design and methods of the ‘Live Well, Viva Bien’ cluster randomized trial

Kim M. Gans, Gemma Gorham, Patricia M. Risica, Akilah Dulin-Keita, Laura Dionne, Tina Gao, Sarah Peters, Ludovica Principato

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Complementary school garden, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene interventions to improve children’s nutrition and health status in Burkina Faso and Nepal: a study protocol

Séverine Erismann, Akina Shrestha, Serge Diagbouga, Astrid Knoblauch, Jana Gerold, Ramona Herz, Subodh Sharma, Christian Schindler, Peter Odermatt, Axel Drescher, Ray-yu Yang, Jürg Utzinger, Guéladio Cissé

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Utilisation of health services and the poor: deconstructing wealth-based differences in facility-based delivery in the Philippines

Andrew Hodge, Sonja Firth, Raoul Bermejo III, Willibald Zeck, Eliana Jimenez-Soto

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Navigating HIV prevention policy and Islam in Malaysia: contention, compatibility or reconciliation? Findings from in-depth interviews among key stakeholders

Sima Barmania, Syed Mohamed Aljunid

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The health and well-being of men who have sex with men (MSM) in Britain: Evidence from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)

Catherine H. Mercer, Philip Prah, Nigel Field, Clare Tanton, Wendy Macdowall, Soazig Clifton, Gwenda Hughes, Anthony Nardone, Kaye Wellings, Anne M. Johnson, Pam Sonnenberg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Obesity status trajectory groups among elementary school children

Tzu-An Chen, Tom Baranowski, Jennette P. Moreno, Teresia M. O’Connor, Sheryl O. Hughes, Janice Baranowski, Deborah Woehler, Rachel T. Kimbro, Craig A. Johnston

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Process evaluation of the Walk Well study: a cluster-randomised controlled trial of a community based walking programme for adults with intellectual disabilities

Lynsay Matthews, Fiona Mitchell, Kirsten Stalker, Alex McConnachie, Heather Murray, Chris Melling, Nanette Mutrie, Craig Melville

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Economic interventions to improve population health: a scoping study of systematic reviews

Mishal S. Khan, Bernie Y. Guan, Jananie Audimulam, Francisco Cervero Liceras, Richard J. Coker, Joanne Yoong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Delayed entry into HIV care after diagnosis in two specialized care and treatment centres in Cameroon: the influence of CD4 count and WHO staging

Noah F. Takah, George Awungafac, Leopold N. Aminde, Innocent Ali, Juliana Ndasi, Patrick Njukeng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Viewing alcohol warning advertising reduces urges to drink in young adults: an online experiment

Kaidy Stautz, Theresa M Marteau

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Musculoskeletal pain and re-employment among unemployed job seekers: a three-year follow-up study

Chioma A. Nwaru, Clas-Håkan Nygård, Pekka Virtanen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Knowledge and use of unauthorized HIV self-test kits among men who have sex with men in Spain, following approval of an over-the-counter self-test in the U.S: a cross-sectional study

Konstantinos Koutentakis, María Elena Rosales-Statkus, Juan Hoyos, Sonia Fernández-Balbuena, Mónica Ruiz, Cristina Agustí, Luis de la Fuente, María José Belza, the Madrid HIV self-testing group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Changes in sport and physical activity participation for adolescent females: a longitudinal study

Rochelle M. Eime, Jack T. Harvey, Neroli A. Sawyer, Melinda J. Craike, Caroline M. Symons, Warren R. Payne

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of psychological distress, burnout, and the associated risk factors in hospital pharmacists in Japan

Yuji Higuchi, Masatoshi Inagaki, Toshihiro Koyama, Yoshihisa Kitamura, Toshiaki Sendo, Maiko Fujimori, Yosuke Uchitomi, Norihito Yamada

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are recent attempts to quit smoking associated with reduced drinking in England? A cross-sectional population survey

Jamie Brown, Robert West, Emma Beard, Alan Brennan, Colin Drummond, Duncan Gillespie, Matthew Hickman, John Holmes, Eileen Kaner, Susan Michie

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluating the effectiveness of a smartphone app to reduce excessive alcohol consumption: protocol for a factorial randomised control trial

Claire Garnett, David Crane, Susan Michie, Robert West, Jamie Brown

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B: extent of knowledge of physicians and midwives in Eastern region of Ghana

Charles Ampong Adjei, Richard Asamoah, Fidelis Atibila, Gilbert Nachinab Ti-enkawol, Michael Ansah-Nyarko

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Characterization of urinary cotinine in non-smoking residents in smoke-free homes in the Korean National Environmental Health Survey (KoNEHS)

Jeonghoon Kim, Kiyoung Lee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A qualitative evaluation of a novel intervention using insight into tobacco industry tactics to prevent the uptake of smoking in school-aged children

John Taylor, Amy Taylor, Sarah Lewis, Ann McNeill, John Britton, Laura L. Jones, Linda Bauld, Steve Parrott, Qi Wu, Lisa Szatkowski, Manpreet Bains

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Parental knowledge, attitudes and beliefs regarding fever in children: an interview study

Maria Kelly, Laura J. Sahm, Frances Shiely, Ronan O’Sullivan, Aoife McGillicuddy, Suzanne McCarthy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Provincial alcohol index and its relationship to alcohol-related harm in Thailand: implications for subnational alcohol policy development

Surasak Chaiyasong, Thaksaphon Thamarangsi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association between social capital and loneliness in different age groups: a population-based study in Western Finland

Fredrica Nyqvist, Christina R. Victor, Anna K. Forsman, Mima Cattan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reductions in biomarkers of exposure, impacts on smoking urge and assessment of product use and tolerability in adult smokers following partial or complete substitution of cigarettes with electronic cigarettes

Carl D. D’Ruiz, Donald W. Graff, Edward Robinson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing health impacts of the December 2013 Ice storm in Ontario, Canada

Nikhil Rajaram, Karin Hohenadel, Laera Gattoni, Yasmin Khan, Elizabeth Birk-Urovitz, Lennon Li, Brian Schwartz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How does an integrated primary care approach for patients in deprived neighbourhoods impact utilization patterns? An explorative study

Dionne S. Kringos, Jennifer R. van den Broeke, Arnold P. M. van der Lee, Thomas Plochg, Karien Stronks

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Overweight at four years of age in a Swedish birth cohort: influence of neighbourhood-level purchasing power

Josefine Roswall, Gerd Almqvist-Tangen, Anders Holmén, Bernt Alm, Stefan Bergman, Jovanna Dahlgren, Ulf Strömberg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence, barriers and factors associated with parental disclosure of their HIV positive status to children: a cross-sectional study in an urban clinic in Kampala, Uganda

Charles Peter Osingada, Monica Okuga, Rose Chalo Nabirye, Nelson Kaulukusi Sewankambo, Damalie Nakanjako

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How social representations of sexually transmitted infections influence experiences of genito-urinary symptoms and care-seeking in Britain: mixed methods study protocol

Fiona Mapp, Ford Hickson, Catherine H. Mercer, Kaye Wellings

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Workers’ perceptions of climate change related extreme heat exposure in South Australia: a cross-sectional survey

Jianjun Xiang, Alana Hansen, Dino Pisaniello, Peng Bi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A randomized controlled trial of directive and nondirective smoking cessation coaching through an employee quitline

Walton Sumner II, Mark S. Walker, Gabrielle R. Highstein, Irene Fischer, Yan Yan, Amy McQueen, Edwin B. Fisher

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Variations in area-level disadvantage of Australian registered fitness trainers usual training locations

Jason A. Bennie, Lukar E. Thornton, Jannique G. Z. van Uffelen, Lauren K. Banting, Stuart J. H. Biddle

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploratory study of the implications of research on the use of smart connected devices for prevention: a scoping review

Audrey Petit, Linda Cambon

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association between regular physical exercise and depressive symptoms mediated through social support and resilience in Japanese company workers: a cross-sectional study

Eisho Yoshikawa, Daisuke Nishi, Yutaka J. Matsuoka

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence and familial predictors of suicidal behaviour among adolescents in Lithuania: a cross-sectional survey 2014

Apolinaras Zaborskis, Dainora Sirvyte, Nida Zemaitiene

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of an exclusive breastfeeding intervention for six months on growth patterns of 4–5 year old children in Uganda: the cluster-randomised PROMISE EBF trial

Lars T. Fadnes, Victoria Nankabirwa, Ingunn M. Engebretsen, Halvor Sommerfelt, Nancy Birungi, Carl Lombard, Sonja Swanevelder, Jan Van den Broeck, Thorkild Tylleskär, James K. Tumwine, for the PROMISE-EBF Study Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Uptake of HIV testing and counseling, risk perception and linkage to HIV care among Thai university students

Thana Khawcharoenporn, Krongtip Chunloy, Anucha Apisarnthanarak

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sexual behaviour of women in rural South Africa: a descriptive study

Jan Henk Dubbink, Lisette van der Eem, James A. McIntyre, Nontembeko Mbambazela, Geoffrey A. Jobson, Sander Ouburg, Servaas A. Morre, Helen E. Struthers, Remco P. H. Peters

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Late presentation for diagnosis of HIV infection among HIV positive patients in South Tigray Zone, Ethiopia

Admassu Assen, Fantahun Molla, Abrham Wondimu, Solomon Abrha, Wondim Melkam, Ebisa Tadesse, Zewdu Yilma, Tadele Eticha, Hagos Abrha, Birhanu Demeke Workneh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A population based study of drowning in Canada

Tessa Clemens, Hala Tamim, Michael Rotondi, Alison K. Macpherson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Time trends: a ten-year comparison (2005–2015) of pedometer-determined physical activity and obesity in Czech preschool children

Erik Sigmund, Dagmar Sigmundová, Petr Badura, Lucie Trhlíková, Andrea Madarasová Gecková

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Lost in translation: a focus group study of parents’ and adolescents’ interpretations of underage drinking and parental supply

Sandra C. Jones, Kelly Andrews, Nina Berry

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The psychosocial determinants of the intention to avoid sexual engagement when intoxicated among young men in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Thabang Manyaapelo, Robert A. C. Ruiter, Anam Nyembezi, Bart van den Borne, Sibusiso Sifunda, Priscilla Reddy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with performing tuberculosis screening of HIV-positive patients in Ghana: LASSO-based predictor selection in a large public health data set

Susanne Mueller-Using, Torsten Feldt, Fred Stephen Sarfo, Kirsten Alexandra Eberhardt

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Outbreak of foodborne gastroenteritis in a senior high school in South-eastern Ghana: a retrospective cohort study

Donne K. Ameme, Holy Alomatu, Albert Antobre-Boateng, Adam Zakaria, Lilian Addai, Klutse Fianko, Bai Janneh, Edwin A. Afari, Kofi M. Nyarko, Samuel O. Sackey, Fred Wurapa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors of sun protection behaviours and sunburn among Australian adolescents

Simone Pettigrew, Michelle Jongenelis, Mark Strickland, Carolyn Minto, Terry Slevin, Geoffrey Jalleh, Chad Lin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Partnership capacity for community health improvement plan implementation: findings from a social network analysis

J. Mac McCullough, Eileen Eisen-Cohen, S. Bianca Salas

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reducing child abuse amongst adolescents in low- and middle-income countries: A pre-post trial in South Africa

Lucie Cluver, Franziska Meinck, Alexa Yakubovich, Jenny Doubt, Alice Redfern, Catherine Ward, Nasteha Salah, Sachin De Stone, Tshiamo Petersen, Phelisa Mpimpilashe, Rocio Herrero Romero, Lulu Ncobo, Jamie Lachman, Sibongile Tsoanyane, Yulia Shenderovich, Heidi Loening, Jasmina Byrne, Lorraine Sherr, Lauren Kaplan, Frances Gardner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of different types of parental support behaviours on child physical activity, healthy eating, and screen time: a cross-sectional study

Evelyn Pyper, Daniel Harrington, Heather Manson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors of physical activity and sedentary behaviours among 11-16 year olds: Multilevel analysis of the 2013 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study in Wales

Kelly Morgan, Britt Hallingberg, Hannah Littlecott, Simon Murphy, Adam Fletcher, Chris Roberts, Graham Moore

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The risk of falling into poverty after developing heart disease: a survival analysis

Emily J. Callander, Deborah J. Schofield

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Current and past smoking patterns in a Central European urban population: a cross-sectional study in a high-burden country

Narine K. Movsisyan, Ondrej Sochor, Eva Kralikova, Renata Cifkova, Hana Ross, Francisco Lopez-Jimenez

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of mHealth interventions against non-communicable diseases in developing countries

Victor Stephani, Daniel Opoku, Wilm Quentin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence of and factors associated with homebound status among adults in urban and rural Spanish populations

Laureano Negrón-Blanco, Jesús de Pedro-Cuesta, Javier Almazán, Carmen Rodríguez-Blázquez, Esther Franco, Javier Damián, on behalf of the DISCAP-ARAGON Research Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Socio-demographic caracteristics and prevalence of risk factors in a hypertensive and diabetics population: a cross-sectional study in primary health care in Brazil

Julio Baldisserotto, Luciane Kopittke, Fulvio Borges Nedel, Silvia Pasa Takeda, Claunara Schilling Mendonça, Sérgio Antonio Sirena, Margarita Silva Diercks, Lena Azeredo de Lima, Belinda Nicolau

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Self-reported acute pesticide intoxications in Ethiopia

Amare W. Nigatu, Magne Bråtveit, Bente E. Moen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Do socio-cultural factors influence medical students’ health status and health-promoting behaviors? A cross-sectional multicenter study in Germany and Hungary

Henna Riemenschneider, Péter Balázs, Erika Balogh, Axel Bartels, Antje Bergmann, Károly Cseh, Nora Faubl, Zsuzsanna Füzesi, Ferenc Horváth, István Kiss, Jörg Schelling, András Terebessy, Karen Voigt

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sustainable healthy eating behaviour of young adults: towards a novel methodological approach

Zuzanna Pieniak, Sylwia Żakowska-Biemans, Eliza Kostyra, Monique Raats

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of a novel two-desk sit-to-stand workplace (ACTIVE OFFICE) on sitting time, performance and physiological parameters: protocol for a randomized control trial

Bernhard Schwartz, Jay M. Kapellusch, Andreas Schrempf, Kathrin Probst, Michael Haller, Arnold Baca

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protocol for the SEED-trial: Supported Employment and preventing Early Disability

Vigdis Sveinsdottir, Torill Helene Tveito, Gary R. Bond, Astrid Louise Grasdal, Stein Atle Lie, Silje Endresen Reme

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol: a cluster randomized controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of a multi-pronged behavioural intervention to improve use of personal protective equipment among migrant workers exposed to organic solvents in small and medium-sized enterprises

Wen Chen, Tongyang Li, Guanyang Zou, Xudong Li, Leiyu Shi, Shanshan Feng, Jingrong Shi, Fangjing Zhou, Siqi Han, Li Ling

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Treatment outcome, treatment retention, and their predictors among clients of five outpatient alcohol treatment centres in Switzerland

Severin Haug, Michael P. Schaub

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Experiences with insecticide-treated curtains: a qualitative study in Iquitos, Peru

Valerie A. Paz-Soldan, Karin M. Bauer, Audrey Lenhart, Jhonny J. Cordova Lopez, John P. Elder, Thomas W. Scott, Philip J. McCall, Tadeusz J. Kochel, Amy C. Morrison

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Building Wealth and Health Network: methods and baseline characteristics from a randomized controlled trial for families with young children participating in temporary assistance for needy families (TANF)

Jing Sun, Falguni Patel, Rachel Kirzner, Nijah Newton-Famous, Constance Owens, Seth L. Welles, Mariana Chilton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Process evaluation and assessment of use of a large scale water filter and cookstove program in Rwanda

Christina K. Barstow, Corey L. Nagel, Thomas F. Clasen, Evan A. Thomas

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Air pollution, neighbourhood and maternal-level factors modify the effect of smoking on birth weight: a multilevel analysis in British Columbia, Canada

Anders C. Erickson, Aleck Ostry, Hing Man Chan, Laura Arbour

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An evaluation of the impact of a restrictive retail food environment intervention in a rural community pharmacy setting

Leia M. Minaker, Dana Lee Olstad, Graham MacKenzie, Nghia Nguyen, Sunday Azagba, Brian E. Cook, Catherine L. Mah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A faecal exposure assessment of farm workers in Accra, Ghana: a cross sectional study

Prince Antwi-Agyei, Adam Biran, Anne Peasey, Jane Bruce, Jeroen Ensink

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Feeling angry about current health status: using a population survey to determine the association with demographic, health and social factors

Tiffany K. Gill, K. Price, E. Dal Grande, A. Daly, A. W. Taylor

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: ‘Current and future economic burden of diabetes among working-age adults in Asia: conservative estimates for Singapore from 2010-2050’

May Ee Png, Joanne Yoong, Thao Phuong Phan, Hwee Lin Wee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of hypertension in Myanmar - a nationwide cross-sectional study

Marius B. Bjertness, Aung Soe Htet, Haakon E. Meyer, Maung Maung Than Htike, Ko Ko Zaw, Win Myint Oo, Tint Swe Latt, Lhamo Y. Sherpa, Espen Bjertness

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Understanding communication pathways to foster community engagement for health improvement in North West Pakistan

Monique Lhussier, Nicola Lowe, Elizabeth Westaway, Fiona Dykes, Mick McKeown, Akhtar Munir, Saba Tahir, Mukhtiar Zaman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal health care seeking behavior: the case of Haor (wetland) in Bangladesh

Md. Aminul Haque, Surjya Kanta Dash, Muhammad Abdul Baker Chowdhury

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Primary and secondary anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in Hitossa District of Arsi Zone, Oromia Regional State, Central Ethiopia

Shallo Daba Hamusse, Dejene Teshome, Mohammed Suaudi Hussen, Meaza Demissie, Bernt Lindtjørn

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sanitation investments in Ghana: An ethnographic investigation of the role of tenure security, land ownership and livelihoods

Y. Awunyo-Akaba, J. Awunyo-Akaba, M. Gyapong, K. Senah, F. Konradsen, T. Rheinländer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A cross sectional study of animal and human colonization with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in an Aboriginal community

Peter Daley, Janak Bajgai, Carla Penney, Karen Williams, Hugh Whitney, George R. Golding, Scott Weese

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Associations between health literacy and preventive health behaviors among older adults: findings from the health and retirement study

Dena M. Fernandez, Janet L. Larson, Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Design of a randomized controlled trial on the effect on return to work with coaching plus light therapy and pulsed electromagnetic field therapy for workers with work-related chronic stress

Antonius M. C. Schoutens, Monique H. W. Frings-Dresen, Judith K. Sluiter

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol of European Fans in Training (EuroFIT): a four-country randomised controlled trial of a lifestyle program for men delivered in elite football clubs

Femke van Nassau, Hidde P. van der Ploeg, Frank Abrahamsen, Eivind Andersen, Annie S. Anderson, Judith E. Bosmans, Christopher Bunn, Matthew Chalmers, Ciaran Clissmann, Jason M. R. Gill, Cindy M. Gray, Kate Hunt, Judith G.M. Jelsma, Jennifer G. La Guardia, Pierre N. Lemyre, David W. Loudon, Lisa Macaulay, Douglas J. Maxwell, Alex McConnachie, Anne Martin, Nikos Mourselas, Nanette Mutrie, Ria Nijhuis-van der Sanden, Kylie O’Brien, Hugo V. Pereira, Matthew Philpott, Glyn C. Roberts, John Rooksby, Mattias Rost, Øystein Røynesdal, Naveed Sattar, Marlene N. Silva, Marit Sorensen, Pedro J. Teixeira, Shaun Treweek, Theo van Achterberg, Irene van de Glind, Willem van Mechelen, Sally Wyke

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Unravelling the alcohol harm paradox: a population-based study of social gradients across very heavy drinking thresholds

Dan Lewer, Petra Meier, Emma Beard, Sadie Boniface, Eileen Kaner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Individual and population level impacts of illicit drug use, sexual risk behaviours on sexually transmitted infections among young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: results from the GOANNA survey

Handan Wand, James Ward, Joanne Bryant, Dea Delaney-Thiele, Heather Worth, Marian Pitts, John M. Kaldor

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol: combining experimental methods, econometrics and simulation modelling to determine price elasticities for studying food taxes and subsidies (The Price ExaM Study)

Wilma E. Waterlander, Tony Blakely, Nhung Nghiem, Christine L. Cleghorn, Helen Eyles, Murat Genc, Nick Wilson, Yannan Jiang, Boyd Swinburn, Liana Jacobi, Jo Michie, Cliona Ni Mhurchu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Using a positive deviance framework to identify Local Health Departments in Communities with exceptional maternal and child health outcomes: a cross sectional study

Tamar Klaiman, Athena Pantazis, Anjali Chainani, Betty Bekemeier

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validation of the comprehensive feeding practices questionnaire in parents of preschool children in Brazil

Sarah Warkentin, Laís Amaral Mais, Maria do Rosário Dias de Oliveira Latorre, Susan Carnell, José Augusto de Aguiar Carrazedo Taddei

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: ‘The analysis of factors affecting municipal employees’ willingness to report to work during an influenza pandemic by means of the extended parallel process model (EPPM)’

Carolin von Gottberg, Silvia Krumm, Franz Porzsolt, Reinhold Kilian

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does retirement mean more physical activity? A longitudinal study

Xiaoqi Feng, Karen Croteau, Gregory S. Kolt, Thomas Astell-Burt

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors that lead to changes in sexual behaviours after a negative HIV test: protocol for a prospective cohort study in Kinshasa

Silvia Carlos, Francis Nzakimuena, Gabriel Reina, Cristina Lopez-del Burgo, Eduardo Burgueño, Adolphe Ndarabu, Alfonso Osorio, Jokin de Irala

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Active Early: one-year policy intervention to increase physical activity among early care and education programs in Wisconsin

Tara L. LaRowe, Emily J. Tomayko, Amy M. Meinen, Jill Hoiting, Courtney Saxler, Bridget Cullen, the Wisconsin Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Initiative (WECOPI)

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barriers to HIV and sexual and reproductive health care for female sex workers in Tete, Mozambique: results from a cross-sectional survey and focus group discussions

Yves Lafort, Faustino Lessitala, Balthazar Candrinho, Letitia Greener, Ross Greener, Mags Beksinska, Jenni A. Smit, Matthew Chersich, Wim Delva

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Promoting physical activity with a school-based dance mat exergaming intervention: qualitative findings from a natural experiment

Duika Burges Watson, Jean Adams, Liane B. Azevedo, Catherine Haighton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A cross sectional evaluation of an alcohol intervention targeting young university students

Sharyn Burns, Jonine Jancey, Gemma Crawford, Jonathan Hallett, Linda Portsmouth, Janelle Longo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with knowledge, attitude and practice related to hepatitis B and C among international students of Universiti Putra Malaysia

Abdulrahman Ahmad, Lye Munn Sann, Hejar Abdul Rahman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Treatment outcomes of childhood tuberculosis in Addis Ababa: a five-year retrospective analysis

Genene Tilahun, Solomon Gebre-Selassie

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An analysis of three levels of scaled-up coverage for 28 interventions to avert stillbirths and maternal, newborn and child mortality in 27 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean with the Lives Saved Tool (LiST)

Lauren Arnesen, Thomas O’Connell, Luisa Brumana, Pablo Durán

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factor associated with experience of modern contraceptive use before pregnancy among women who gave birth in Kersa HDSS, Ethiopia

Abdulbasit Musa, Nega Assefa, Fitsum Weldegebreal, Habtamu Mitiku, Zelalem Teklemariam

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparative effectiveness of adding weight control simultaneously or sequentially to smoking cessation quitlines: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Terry Bush, Jennifer Lovejoy, Harold Javitz, Brooke Magnusson, Alula Jimenez Torres, Stacey Mahuna, Cody Benedict, Ken Wassum, Bonnie Spring

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness analysis of offering free leisure centre memberships to physically inactive members of the public receiving state benefits: a case study

Talitha I. Verhoef, Verena Trend, Barry Kelly, Nigel Robinson, Paul Fox, Stephen Morris

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Bicycling crashes on streetcar (tram) or train tracks: mixed methods to identify prevention measures

Kay Teschke, Jessica Dennis, Conor C. O. Reynolds, Meghan Winters, M. Anne Harris

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a physical activity loyalty scheme for behaviour change maintenance: a cluster randomised controlled trial

Ruth F. Hunter, Sarah F. Brennan, Jianjun Tang, Oliver J. Smith, Jennifer Murray, Mark A. Tully, Chris Patterson, Alberto Longo, George Hutchinson, Lindsay Prior, David P. French, Jean Adams, Emma McIntosh, Frank Kee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Is preference for mHealth intervention delivery platform associated with delivery platform familiarity?

Daniel Granger, Corneel Vandelanotte, Mitch J. Duncan, Stephanie Alley, Stephanie Schoeppe, Camille Short, Amanda Rebar

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Constructions and experiences of motherhood in the context of an early intervention for Aboriginal mothers and their children: mother and healthcare worker perspectives

Jane M. Ussher, Rosie Charter, Chloe Parton, Janette Perz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impacts of casinos on key pathways to health: qualitative findings from American Indian gaming communities in California

Stephen R. Kodish, Joel Gittelsohn, Vanessa M. Oddo, Jessica C. Jones-Smith

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing contraband tobacco in two jurisdictions: a direct collection of cigarette butts

Julie Stratton, Samantha Shiplo, Megan Ward, Alexey Babayan, Adam Stevens, Sarah Edwards

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of tobacco exposure on perinatal suicidal ideation, depression, and anxiety

Shu-Chuan Weng, Jian-Pei Huang, Ya-Li Huang, Tony Szu-Hsien Lee, Yi-Hua Chen

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Online interventions for problem gamblers with and without co-occurring mental health symptoms: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial

John A. Cunningham, David C. Hodgins, Kylie Bennett, Anthony Bennett, Marina Talevski, Corey S. Mackenzie, Christian S. Hendershot

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“As soon as you’ve had the baby that’s it…” a qualitative study of 24 postnatal women on their experience of maternal obesity care pathways

Sarah Dinsdale, Kay Branch, Lindsay Cook, Janet Shucksmith

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Promoting physical activity and health literacy: study protocol for a longitudinal, mixed methods evaluation of a cross-provider workplace-related intervention in Germany (The AtRisk study)

Andrea Schaller, Lea Dejonghe, Adrienne Alayli-Goebbels, Bianca Biallas, Ingo Froboese

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The relationship of tobacco and alcohol use with ageing self-perceptions in older people in Ireland

Amanda Villiers-Tuthill, Antoinette Copley, Hannah McGee, Karen Morgan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The concurrence of musculoskeletal pain and associated work-related factors: a cross sectional study

Rita de Cássia Pereira Fernandes, Silvana Maria da Silva Pataro, Roberta Brasileiro de Carvalho, Alex Burdorf

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Influence of physical and psychosocial work environment throughout life and physical and cognitive capacity in midlife on labor market attachment among older workers: study protocol for a prospective cohort study

Emil Sundstrup, Åse Marie Hansen, Erik Lykke Mortensen, Otto Melchior Poulsen, Thomas Clausen, Reiner Rugulies, Anne Møller, Lars Louis Andersen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of quadrivalent influenza vaccine on public health and influenza-related costs in Australia

Aurélien Jamotte, Chui Fung Chong, Andrew Manton, Bérengère Macabeo, Mondher Toumi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Social capital and healthy ageing in Indonesia

Junran Cao, Anu Rammohan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Time-constrained mother and expanding market: emerging model of under-nutrition in India

S. Chaturvedi, S. Ramji, N. K. Arora, S. Rewal, R. Dasgupta, V. Deshmukh, for INCLEN Study Group

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effectiveness of non-pyrethroid insecticide-treated durable wall lining to control malaria in rural Tanzania: study protocol for a two-armed cluster randomized trial

George Mtove, Joseph P. Mugasa, Louisa A. Messenger, Robert C. Malima, Peter Mangesho, Franklin Magogo, Mateusz Plucinski, Ramadhan Hashimu, Johnson Matowo, Donald Shepard, Bernard Batengana, Jackie Cook, Basiliana Emidi, Yara Halasa, Robert Kaaya, Aggrey Kihombo, Kimberly A. Lindblade, Geofrey Makenga, Robert Mpangala, Abraham Mwambuli, Ruth Mzava, Abubakary Mziray, George Olang, Richard M. Oxborough, Mohammed Seif, Edward Sambu, Aaron Samuels, Wema Sudi, John Thomas, Sophie Weston, Martin Alilio, Nancy Binkin, John Gimnig, Immo Kleinschmidt, Peter McElroy, Lawrence H. Moulton, Laura Norris, Trenton Ruebush, Meera Venkatesan, Mark Rowland, Franklin W. Mosha, William N. Kisinza

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of neighborhood resources on cardiovascular disease: a nationwide six-year follow-up

Susanna Calling, Xinjun Li, Naomi Kawakami, Tsuyoshi Hamano, Kristina Sundquist

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Too much sitting and all-cause mortality: is there a causal link?

Stuart J. H. Biddle, Jason A. Bennie, Adrian E. Bauman, Josephine Y. Chau, David Dunstan, Neville Owen, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Jannique G. Z. van Uffelen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Overweight and obesity and its socio-demographic correlates among urban Ethiopian women: evidence from the 2011 EDHS

Solomon Abrha, Solomon Shiferaw, Kedir Y. Ahmed

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Knowledge of complications of diabetes mellitus among patients visiting the diabetes clinic at Sampa Government Hospital, Ghana: a descriptive study

Yaa Obirikorang, Christian Obirikorang, Enoch Odame Anto, Emmanuel Acheampong, Emmanuella Nsenbah Batu, Agyemang Duah Stella, Omerige Constance, Peter Kojo Brenya

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Dental caries is negatively correlated with body mass index among 7-9 years old children in Guangzhou, China

Jing-jing Liang, Zhe-qing Zhang, Ya-jun Chen, Jin-cheng Mai, Jun Ma, Wen-han Yang, Jin Jing

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Healthy Primary School of the Future: study protocol of a quasi-experimental study

M. Willeboordse, M. W. Jansen, S. N. van den Heijkant, A. Simons, B. Winkens, R.H.M. de Groot, N. Bartelink, S. P. Kremers, P. van Assema, H. H. Savelberg, E. de Neubourg, L. Borghans, T. Schils, K. M. Coppens, R. Dietvorst, R. ten Hoopen, F. Coomans, S. Klosse, M.H.J. Conjaerts, M. Oosterhoff, M. A. Joore, I. Ferreira, P. Muris, H. Bosma, H. L. Toppenberg, C. P. van Schayck

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with self-reported health: implications for screening level community-based health and environmental studies

Jane E. Gallagher, Adrien A. Wilkie, Alissa Cordner, Edward E. Hudgens, Andrew J. Ghio, Rebecca J. Birch, Timothy J. Wade

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Incidence of tuberculosis among school-going adolescents in South India

Dharma Rao Uppada, Sumithra Selvam, Nelson Jesuraj, Esther L. Lau, T. Mark Doherty, Harleen M. S. Grewal, Mario Vaz, Bernt Lindtjørn, TB Trials Study Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with overweight: are the conclusions influenced by choice of the regression method?

Leidjaira Lopes Juvanhol, Raquel Martins Lana, Renata Cabrelli, Leonardo Soares Bastos, Aline Araújo Nobre, Lúcia Rotenberg, Rosane Härter Griep

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Behavioural intervention to increase physical activity in adults with coronary heart disease in Jordan

Eman Alsaleh, Richard Windle, Holly Blake

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Obesity in British children with and without intellectual disability: cohort study

Eric Emerson, Janet Robertson, Susannah Baines, Chris Hatton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Threat appeals in health communication: messages that elicit fear and enhance perceived efficacy positively impact on young male drivers

Rachel N. Carey, Kiran M. Sarma

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Medical costs and quality-adjusted life years associated with smoking: a systematic review

Shari P. Feirman, Allison M. Glasser, Lyubov Teplitskaya, David R. Holtgrave, David B. Abrams, Raymond S. Niaura, Andrea C. Villanti

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association between graduated driver licensing laws and travel behaviors among adolescents: an analysis of US National Household Travel Surveys

Motao Zhu, Peter Cummings, Songzhu Zhao, Thomas Rice

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Nutritional health attitudes and behaviors and their associations with the risk of overweight/obesity among child care providers in Michigan Migrant and Seasonal Head Start centers

Won O. Song, SuJin Song, Violeta Nieves, Andie Gonzalez, Elahé T. Crockett

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patterns of multimorbidity and their association with health outcomes within Yorkshire, England: baseline results from the Yorkshire Health Study

Jessica Li, Mark Green, Ben Kearns, Eleanor Holding, Christine Smith, Annette Haywood, Cindy Cooper, Mark Strong, Clare Relton

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rationale, design, and methods for Canadian alliance for healthy hearts and minds cohort study (CAHHM) – a Pan Canadian cohort study

Sonia S. Anand, Jack V. Tu, Philip Awadalla, Sandra Black, Catherine Boileau, David Busseuil, Dipika Desai, Jean-Pierre Després, Russell J. de Souza, Trevor Dummer, Sébastien Jacquemont, Bartha Knoppers, Eric Larose, Scott A. Lear, Francois Marcotte, Alan R. Moody, Louise Parker, Paul Poirier, Paula J. Robson, Eric E. Smith, John J. Spinelli, Jean-Claude Tardif, Koon K. Teo, Natasa Tusevljak, Matthias G. Friedrich, on behalf of the CAHHM Study Investigators

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Designing a Healthy Food Partnership: lessons from the Australian Food and Health Dialogue

Alexandra Jones, Roger Magnusson, Boyd Swinburn, Jacqui Webster, Amanda Wood, Gary Sacks, Bruce Neal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Adaptation and standardization of a Western tool for assessing child development in non-Western low-income context

Teklu Gemechu Abessa, Berhanu Nigussie Worku, Mekitie W