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BMC Public Health 1/2018

Ausgabe 1/2018

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01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Waterpipe and cigarette tobacco smoking among Palestinian university students: a cross-sectional study

Marina Tucktuck, Rula Ghandour, Niveen M. E. Abu-Rmeileh

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A population-based national estimate of the prevalence and risk factors associated with hypertension in Rwanda: implications for prevention and control

Marie-Rosette Nahimana, Alypio Nyandwi, Marie Aimee Muhimpundu, Olushayo Olu, Jeanine Umutesi Condo, Andre Rusanganwa, Jean Baptiste Koama, Candide Tran Ngoc, Jean Bosco Gasherebuka, Martin O. Ota, Joseph C. Okeibunor

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An account of the Ebola virus disease outbreak in Nigeria: implications and lessons learnt

Akaninyene Otu, Soter Ameh, Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, Enoma Alade, Susan Ekuri, Jide Idris

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Impact of large-scale distribution and subsequent use of free nicotine patches on primary care physician interaction

Vladyslav Kushnir, Beth A. Sproule, John A. Cunningham

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The Antibiotic Guardian campaign: a qualitative evaluation of an online pledge-based system focused on making better use of antibiotics

Joanna May Kesten, Alex Bhattacharya, Diane Ashiru-Oredope, Maya Gobin, Suzanne Audrey

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Design and methods for a cluster-controlled trial conducted at sixty-eight daycare facilities evaluating the impact of “JolinchenKids – Fit and Healthy in Daycare”, a program for health promotion in 3- to 6-year-old children

Berit Steenbock, Hajo Zeeb, Stefan Rach, Hermann Pohlabeln, Claudia R. Pischke

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Active children through individual vouchers – evaluation (ACTIVE): protocol for a mixed method randomised control trial to increase physical activity levels in teenagers

Michaela James, Danielle Christian, Samantha Scott, Charlotte Todd, Gareth Stratton, Sarah McCoubrey, Julian Halcox, Suzanne Audrey, Elizabeth Ellins, Sinead Brophy

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Volunteering and health benefits in general adults: cumulative effects and forms

Jerf W. K. Yeung, Zhuoni Zhang, Tae Yeun Kim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Involvement of Mitanins (female health volunteers) in active malaria surveillance, determinants and challenges in tribal populated malaria endemic villages of Chhattisgarh, India

Mehul Kumar Chourasia, Kamaraju Raghavendra, Rajendra Mohan Bhatt, Dipak Kumar Swain, G. D. P. Dutta, Immo Kleinschmidt

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cash transfers for HIV prevention: what do young women spend it on? Mixed methods findings from HPTN 068

Catherine MacPhail, Nomhle Khoza, Amanda Selin, Aimée Julien, Rhian Twine, Ryan G. Wagner, Xavier Goméz-Olivé, Kathy Kahn, Jing Wang, Audrey Pettifor

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Increasing students’ physical activity during school physical education: rationale and protocol for the SELF-FIT cluster randomized controlled trial

Amy S. Ha, Chris Lonsdale, David R. Lubans, Johan Y. Y. Ng

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Local professionals’ perceptions of health assets in a low-SES Dutch neighbourhood: a qualitative study

Lea Den Broeder, Ellen Uiters, Aafke Hofland, Annemarie Wagemakers, Albertine Jantine Schuit

01.12.2018 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

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

Takashi Oshio, Maki Umeda

01.12.2018 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Erratum to: 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

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Metabolic syndrome and its components in Polish women of childbearing age: a nationwide study

Dorota Szostak-Węgierek, Anna Waśkiewicz, Walerian Piotrowski, Urszula Stepaniak, Andrzej Pająk, Magdalena Kwaśniewska, Paweł Nadrowski, Arkadiusz Niklas, Aleksandra Puch-Walczak, Wojciech Drygas

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Associations between national viral hepatitis policies/programmes and country-level socioeconomic factors: a sub-analysis of data from the 2013 WHO viral hepatitis policy report

Jeffrey V Lazarus, Ida Sperle, Kelly Safreed-Harmon, Charles Gore, Beatriz Cebolla, Alexander Spina

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Feasibility of district wide screening of health care workers for tuberculosis in Zambia

Suzanne Verver, Nathan Kapata, Mathildah Kakungu Simpungwe, Seraphine Kaminsa, Mavis Mwale, Chitambeya Mukwangole, Bernard Sichinga, Sevim Ahmedov, Max Meis

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Who wants to be involved in health care decisions? Comparing preferences for individual and collective involvement in England and Sweden

Mio Fredriksson, Max Eriksson, Jonathan Tritter

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Area-based socioeconomic factors and Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among teen boys in the United States

Kevin A. Henry, Allison L. Swiecki-Sikora, Antoinette M. Stroup, Echo L. Warner, Deanna Kepka

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Putting women at the center: a review of Indian policy to address person-centered care in maternal and newborn health, family planning and abortion

Aradhana Srivastava, Devaki Singh, Dominic Montagu, Sanghita Bhattacharyya

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of selected socio-demographic characteristics on nutrition knowledge and eating behavior of elementary students in two provinces in China

Ling Qian, Fan Zhang, Ian M. Newman, Duane F. Shell, Weijing Du

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Rehabilitation access and effectiveness for persons with back pain: the protocol of a cohort study (REHAB-BP, DRKS00011554)

Matthias Bethge, Kerstin Mattukat, David Fauser, Wilfried Mau

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Illegal gold miners in French Guiana: a neglected population with poor health

Maylis Douine, Emilie Mosnier, Quentin Le Hingrat, Charlotte Charpentier, Florine Corlin, Louise Hureau, Antoine Adenis, Yassamine Lazrek, Florence Niemetsky, Anne-Laure Aucouturier, Magalie Demar, Lise Musset, Mathieu Nacher

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Impact of injury-related mortality on life expectancy in Zhejiang, China based on death and population surveillance data

Fang-Rong Fei, Jie-Ming Zhong, Min Yu, Wei-Wei Gong, Meng Wang, Jin Pan, Hai-bin Wu, Ru-Ying Hu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence and associated risk factors of malaria among adults in East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Frew Tadesse, Andrew W. Fogarty, Wakgari Deressa

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Stress Prevention@Work: a study protocol for the evaluation of a multifaceted integral stress prevention strategy to prevent employee stress in a healthcare organization: a cluster controlled trial

Rianne J. A. Hoek, Bo M. Havermans, Irene L. D. Houtman, Evelien P. M. Brouwers, Yvonne F. Heerkens, Moniek C. Zijlstra-Vlasveld, Johannes R. Anema, Allard J. van der Beek, Cécile R. L. Boot

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predictors of return to work among patients in treatment for common mental disorders: a pre-post study

Mattias Victor, Bjørn Lau, Torleif Ruud

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Long-term effectiveness of mailed nicotine replacement therapy: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial 5-year follow-up

Vladyslav Kushnir, Peter Selby, Laurie Zawertailo, Rachel F. Tyndale, Scott T. Leatherdale, John A. Cunningham

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Implementation-effectiveness trial of an ecological intervention for physical activity in ethnically diverse low income senior centers

Porchia Rich, Gregory A. Aarons, Michelle Takemoto, Veronica Cardenas, Katie Crist, Khalisa Bolling, Brittany Lewars, Cynthia Castro Sweet, Loki Natarajan, Yuyan Shi, Kelsie M. Full, Eileen Johnson, Dori E. Rosenberg, Melicia Whitt-Glover, Bess Marcus, Jacqueline Kerr

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A prolonged, community-wide cholera outbreak associated with drinking water contaminated by sewage in Kasese District, western Uganda

Benon Kwesiga, Gerald Pande, Alex Riolexus Ario, Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye, Joseph K. B. Matovu, Bao-Ping Zhu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Caretaker-adolescent communication on sexual and reproductive health: a cross-sectional study in Unguja-Tanzania Zanzibar

Saada A. Seif, Thecla W. kohi, Candida S. Moshiro

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Using the Uganda National Panel Survey to analyze the effect of staple food consumption on undernourishment in Ugandan children

Michelle M. Amaral, William E. Herrin, Grace Bulenzi Gulere

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The traditional lunch pattern is inversely correlated with body mass index in a population-based study in Brazil

Roberta de Oliveira Santos, Diva Aliete dos Santos Vieira, Andreia Alexandra Machado Miranda, Regina Mara Fisberg, Dirce Maria Marchioni, Valéria Troncoso Baltar

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Smoking-related general and cause-specific mortality in Estonia

Gea Kõks, Krista Fischer, Sulev Kõks

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cost-Effectiveness of isoniazid preventive therapy among HIV-infected patients clinicaly screened for latent tuberculosis infection in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: A prospective Cohort study

Grace A. Shayo, Dereck Chitama, Candida Moshiro, Said Aboud, Muhammad Bakari, Ferdinand Mugusi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between full service and fast food restaurant density, dietary intake and overweight/obesity among adults in Delhi, India

Opal Patel, Safraj Shahulhameed, Roopa Shivashankar, Mohammad Tayyab, Atiqur Rahman, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Nikhil Tandon, Lindsay M. Jaacks

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The 2016 HIGh Heels: Health effects And psychosexual BenefITS (HIGH HABITS) study: systematic review of reviews and additional primary studies

Max Barnish, Heather May Morgan, Jean Barnish

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Parents’ and caregivers’ experiences and behaviours when eating out with children with a food hypersensitivity

Fiona M. Begen, Julie Barnett, Miriam Barber, Ros Payne, M. Hazel Gowland, Jane S. Lucas

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring status and determinants of prenatal and postnatal visits in western China: in the background of the new health system reform

Xiaojing Fan, Zhongliang Zhou, Shaonong Dang, Yongjian Xu, Jianmin Gao, Zhiying Zhou, Min Su, Dan Wang, Gang Chen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Community-based initiatives improving critical health literacy: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative evidence

Liesbeth de Wit, Christine Fenenga, Cinzia Giammarchi, Lucia di Furia, Inge Hutter, Andrea de Winter, Louise Meijering

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Knowledge, attitudes and practices on malaria transmission in Mamfene, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa 2015

Pinky N. Manana, Lazarus Kuonza, Alfred Musekiwa, Hluphi D. Mpangane, Lizette L. Koekemoer

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Accuracy and determinants of perceived HIV risk among young women in South Africa

Brendan Maughan-Brown, Atheendar S. Venkataramani

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Alcohol use disorders and associated chronic disease – a national retrospective cohort study from France

Michaël Schwarzinger, Sophie Pascale Thiébaut, Sylvain Baillot, Vincent Mallet, Jürgen Rehm

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Associations between childhood overweight, obesity, abdominal obesity and obesogenic behaviors and practices in Australian homes

Seema Mihrshahi, Bradley A. Drayton, Adrian E. Bauman, Louise L. Hardy

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anthropometric indices for non-pregnant women of childbearing age differ widely among four low-middle income populations

K Michael Hambidge, Nancy F Krebs, Ana Garcés, Jamie E Westcott, Lester Figueroa, Shivaprasad S Goudar, Sangappa Dhaded, Omrana Pasha, Sumera Aziz Ali, Antoinette Tshefu, Adrien Lokangaka, Vanessa R Thorsten, Abhik Das, Kristen Stolka, Elizabeth M McClure, Rebecca L Lander, Carl L Bose, Richard J Derman, Robert L Goldenberg, Melissa Bauserman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health profile for Danish adults with activity limitation: a cross-sectional study

Nina Føns Johnsen, Michael Davidsen, Susan Ishøy Michelsen, Knud Juel

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An examination of Australian newspaper coverage of the link between alcohol and cancer 2005 to 2013

Jaklin Eliott, Andrew John Forster, Joshua McDonough, Kathryn Bowd, Shona Crabb

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association of adult tobacco use with household food access insecurity: results from Nepal demographic and health survey, 2011

Chandrashekhar T. Sreeramareddy, N. Ramakrishnareddy

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Validity and reliability of an adapted arabic version of the long international physical activity questionnaire

Khalil Helou, Nour El Helou, Maya Mahfouz, Yara Mahfouz, Pascale Salameh, Mireille Harmouche-Karaki

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The impact of indigenous cultural identity and cultural engagement on violent offending

Stephane M. Shepherd, Rosa Hazel Delgado, Juanita Sherwood, Yin Paradies

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring the determinants of health and wellbeing in communities living in proximity to coal seam gas developments in regional Queensland

Fiona Mactaggart, Liane McDermott, Anna Tynan, Christian A. Gericke

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mortality trends for ischemic heart disease in China: an analysis of 102 continuous disease surveillance points from 1991 to 2009

Xia Wan, Hongyan Ren, Enbo Ma, Gonghuan Yang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Caregiving burden and depression in paid caregivers of hospitalized patients: a pilot study in China

Yao-Dan Liang, Ya-Li Wang, Zhi Li, Li He, Ying Xu, Qing Zhang, Gui-Ying You, Xu-Hua Mi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A lifestyle intervention study targeting individuals with low socioeconomic status of different ethnic origins: important aspects for successful implementation

Dorit Teuscher, Andrea J. Bukman, Marleen A. van Baak, Edith J. M. Feskens, Reint Jan Renes, Agnes Meershoek

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Trends in smoking behaviour among Estonian physicians in 1982–2014

Kersti Pärna, Mariliis Põld, Inge Ringmets

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Child and parent perspectives on healthier side dishes and beverages in restaurant kids’ meals: results from a national survey in the United States

Eleanor T. Shonkoff, Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, Vanessa M. Lynskey, Grace Chan, Meaghan E. Glenn, Christina D. Economos

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Acceptability of lifelong treatment among HIV-positive pregnant and breastfeeding women (Option B+) in selected health facilities in Zimbabwe: a qualitative study

Addmore Chadambuka, Leila Katirayi, Auxilia Muchedzi, Esther Tumbare, Reuben Musarandega, Agnes I. Mahomva, Godfrey Woelk

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Hypertension prevalence and influence of basal metabolic rate on blood pressure among adult students in Bangladesh

Nurshad Ali, Shakil Mahmood, M. Manirujjaman, Rasheda Perveen, Abdullah Al Nahid, Shamim Ahmed, Farida Adib Khanum, Mustafizur Rahman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Running on a high: parkrun and personal well-being

Anne Grunseit, Justin Richards, Dafna Merom

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Oral health literacy and oral health outcomes in an adult population in Brazil

Marília Jesus Batista, Herenia Procopio Lawrence, Maria da Luz Rosário de Sousa

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Optimising decision making on illness absenteeism due to fever and common infections within childcare centres: development of a multicomponent intervention and study protocol of a cluster randomised controlled trial

K. K. B. Peetoom, R. Crutzen, J. M. H. A. Bohnen, R. Verhoeven, H. J. M. G. Nelissen-Vrancken, B. Winkens, G. J. Dinant, J. W. L. Cals

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Population-based prevalence survey of follicular trachoma and trachomatous trichiasis in the Casamance region of Senegal

Emma M. Harding-Esch, Julbert Kadimpeul, Boubacar Sarr, Awa Sane, Souleymane Badji, Mass Laye, Ansumana Sillah, Sarah E. Burr, David MacLeod, Anna R. Last, Martin J. Holland, David C. Mabey, Robin L. Bailey

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Self-reported oral and general health in relation to socioeconomic position

Magnus Hakeberg, Ulla Wide Boman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Knowledge of non-communicable diseases and practices related to healthy lifestyles among adolescents, in state schools of a selected educational division in Sri Lanka

A. U. Gamage, P. L. Jayawardana

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The process by which perceived autonomy support predicts motivation, intention, and behavior for seasonal influenza prevention in Hong Kong older adults

Pak-Kwong Chung, Chun-Qing Zhang, Jing-Dong Liu, Derwin King-Chung Chan, Gangyan Si, Martin S. Hagger

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A reversed gender pattern? A meta-analysis of gender differences in the prevalence of non-suicidal self-injurious behaviour among Chinese adolescents

Xueyan Yang, Marcus W. Feldman

01.12.2018 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Erratum to: cluster randomized evaluation of adolescent girls empowerment Programme (AGEP): study protocol

Paul C. Hewett, Karen Austrian, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Jere R. Behrman, Fiammetta Bozzani, Natalie A. Jackson-Hachonda

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pathways for scaling up public health interventions

Devon Indig, Karen Lee, Anne Grunseit, Andrew Milat, Adrian Bauman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Objectively measured physical activity patterns, sedentary time and parent-reported screen-time across the day in four-year-old Swedish children

Daniel Berglind, Per Tynelius

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Housing conditions of urban households with Aboriginal children in NSW Australia: tenure type matters

Melanie J Andersen, Anna B Williamson, Peter Fernando, Darryl Wright, Sally Redman

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Household preferences for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in four European high-income countries: Does health information matter? A mixed-methods study protocol

Alina Herrmann, Helen Fischer, Dorothee Amelung, Dorian Litvine, Carlo Aall, Camilla Andersson, Marta Baltruszewicz, Carine Barbier, Sébastien Bruyère, Françoise Bénévise, Ghislain Dubois, Valérie R. Louis, Maria Nilsson, Karen Richardsen Moberg, Bore Sköld, Rainer Sauerborn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Liquor licences issued to Australian schools

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

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The shrinking health advantage: unintentional injuries among children and youth from immigrant families

Natasha Ruth Saunders, Alison Macpherson, Jun Guan, Lisa Sheng, Astrid Guttmann

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Determinants of childhood stunting in the Democratic Republic of Congo: further analysis of Demographic and Health Survey 2013–14

Hallgeir Kismul, Pawan Acharya, Mala Ali Mapatano, Anne Hatløy

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A brief, trauma-informed intervention increases safety behavior and reduces HIV risk for drug-involved women who trade sex

Michele R. Decker, Catherine Tomko, Erin Wingo, Anne Sawyer, Sarah Peitzmeier, Nancy Glass, Susan G. Sherman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

‘The university should promote health, but not enforce it’: opinions and attitudes about the regulation of sugar-sweetened beverages in a university setting

Elly Howse, Becky Freeman, Jason H. Y. Wu, Kieron Rooney

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Yarning about fall prevention: community consultation to discuss falls and appropriate approaches to fall prevention with older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Caroline Lukaszyk, Julieann Coombes, Norma Jean Turner, Elizabeth Hillmann, Lisa Keay, Anne Tiedemann, Cathie Sherrington, Rebecca Ivers

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of the colorectal cancer screening Programme in the Basque Country (Spain) and its effectiveness based on the Miscan-colon model

I. Idigoras, A. Arrospide, I. Portillo, E. Arana-Arri, L. Martínez-Indart, J. Mar, H. J. de Koning, R. Lastra, M. Soto-Gordoa, M. van der Meulen, I. Lansdorp-Vogelaar

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Determinants of contraceptive use and future contraceptive intentions of women attending child welfare clinics in urban Ghana

Caroline Wuni, Cornelius A. Turpin, Edward T. Dassah

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A tailored within-community specimen collection strategy increased uptake of cervical cancer screening in a cross-sectional study in Ghana

Adolf K. Awua, Edwin K. Wiredu, Edwin A. Afari, Ahmad S. Tijani, Gabriel Djanmah, Richard M. K. Adanu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patterns of participation over four rounds of annual fecal immunochemical test-based screening for colorectal cancer: what predicts rescreening?

Joanne M. Osborne, Carlene Wilson, Amy Duncan, Stephen R. Cole, Ingrid Flight, Deborah Turnbull, Donna L. Hughes, Graeme P. Young

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Does depression moderate handwashing in children?

Jurgita Slekiene, Hans-Joachim Mosler

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring coronial determination of intent for poisoning-related deaths in Australia, 2001–2013

Kate Churruca, Rebecca Mitchell

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Informing tobacco control policy in Jordan: assessing the effectiveness of pictorial warning labels on cigarette packs

Rasha K. Bader, Rawan A. Shihab, Dalia H. Al-Rimawi, Feras I. Hawari

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correlates of physical activity and sitting time in adults with type 2 diabetes attending primary health care in Oman

Thamra S. Alghafri, Saud M. Alharthi, Yahya Al-farsi, Elaine Bannerman, Angela M. Craigie, Annie S. Anderson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Associations of cause-specific mortality with area level deprivation and travel time to health care in France from 1990 to 2007, a multilevel analysis

Walid Ghosn, Gwenn Menvielle, Stéphane Rican, Grégoire Rey

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

National policies for the promotion of physical activity and healthy nutrition in the workplace context: a behaviour change wheel guided content analysis of policy papers in Finland

Tuija Seppälä, Nelli Hankonen, Eveliina Korkiakangas, Johanna Ruusuvuori, Jaana Laitinen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Socio-cognitive correlates of intention to use Toombak: a cross-sectional study among students (13–16 years) in Khartoum State, Sudan

Hatim Mohammed Almahdi, Rouf Wahab Ali, Elwalid Fadul Nasir, Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Geographic Variations and Time Trends in Cancer Treatments in Taiwan

Jason C. Hsu, Sheng-Mao Chang, Christine Y. Lu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Early rigorous control interventions can largely reduce dengue outbreak magnitude: experience from Chaozhou, China

Tao Liu, Guanghu Zhu, Jianfeng He, Tie Song, Meng Zhang, Hualiang Lin, Jianpeng Xiao, Weilin Zeng, Xing Li, Zhihao Li, Runsheng Xie, Haojie Zhong, Xiaocheng Wu, Wenbiao Hu, Yonghui Zhang, Wenjun Ma

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Successive monitoring surveys of selected banned and restricted pesticide residues in vegetables from the northwest region of China from 2011 to 2013

Yan Yu, Senke Hu, Yuxuan Yang, Xiaodan Zhao, Jianjun Xue, Jinghua Zhang, Song Gao, Aimin Yang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cluster randomised trial of a school-community child health promotion and obesity prevention intervention: findings from the evaluation of fun ‘n healthy in Moreland!

Elizabeth Waters, Lisa Gibbs, Maryanne Tadic, Obioha C. Ukoumunne, Anthea Magarey, Anthony D. Okely, Andrea de Silva, Christine Armit, Julie Green, Thea O’Connor, Britt Johnson, Boyd Swinburn, Lauren Carpenter, Graham Moore, Hannah Littlecott, Lisa Gold

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Public health implications of changing patterns of recruitment into the South African mining industry, 1973–2012: a database analysis

Rodney Ehrlich, Alex Montgomery, Paula Akugizibwe, Gregg Gonsalves

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The incidence of acute myeloid leukemia in Calgary, Alberta, Canada: a retrospective cohort study

Andrea Christine Shysh, Leonard Tu Nguyen, Maggie Guo, Marcus Vaska, Christopher Naugler, Fariborz Rashid-Kolvear

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Epidemiology of Humanpapilloma virus infection among women in Fujian, China

Conglian Wu, Xianjin Zhu, Yanli Kang, Yinping Cao, Pingxia Lu, Wenjuan Zhou, Hong Zhou, Yang Zhang, Yanfang Song

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Metabolic syndrome and parental history of cardiovascular disease in young adults in urban Ghana

Kwame Yeboah, Kennedy Konlan Dodam, Patrick Kormla Affrim, Linda Adu-Gyamfi, Anormah Rashid Bado, Richard N. A. Owusu Mensah, Afua Bontu Adjei, Ben Gyan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Determinants of weight outcomes in type 2 diabetes prevention intervention in primary health care setting (the DE-PLAN project)

Aleksandra Gilis-Januszewska, Beata Piwońska-Solska, Jaana Lindström, Ewa Wójtowicz, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Peter E. H. Schwarz, Katarzyna Kissimova-Skarbek, Zbigniew Szybiński, Adam Windak, Alicja Hubalewska-Dydejczyk

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A survey of the knowledge, attitudes and practices on Zika virus in New York City

Gregory Samuel, Rianna DiBartolo-Cordovano, Insiya Taj, Audrey Merriam, Jean M. Lopez, Caroline Torres, Rafael A. Lantigua, Steven Morse, Bernard P. Chang, Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, Kiran T. Thakur

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The potential of task shifting selected maternal interventions to auxiliary midwives in Myanmar: a mixed-method study

Kyu Kyu Than, Khaing Nwe Tin, Thazin La, Kyaw Soe Thant, Theingi Myint, James G. Beeson, Stanley Luchters, Alison Morgan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effectiveness of employer financial incentives in reducing time to report worker injury: an interrupted time series study of two Australian workers’ compensation jurisdictions

Tyler J. Lane, Shannon Gray, Behrooz Hassani-Mahmooei, Alex Collie

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The UAE healthy future study: a pilot for a prospective cohort study of 20,000 United Arab Emirates nationals

Abdishakur Abdulle, Abdullah Alnaeemi, Abdullah Aljunaibi, Abdulrahman Al Ali, Khaled Al Saedi, Eiman Al Zaabi, Naima Oumeziane, Marina Al Bastaki, Mohammed Al-Houqani, Fatma Al Maskari, Ayesha Al Dhaheri, Syed M. Shah, Tom Loney, Mohamed El-Sadig, Abderrahim Oulhaj, Leila Abdel Wareth, Wael Al Mahmeed, Habiba Alsafar, Benjamin Hirsch, Fatme Al Anouti, Jamila Yaaqoub, Claire K. Inman, Aisha Al Hamiz, Ayesha Al Hosani, Muna Haji, Teeb Alsharid, Thekra Al Zaabi, Fatima Al Maisary, Divya Galani, Tim Sprosen, Omar El Shahawy, Jiyoung Ahn, Tomas Kirchhoff, Ravichandran Ramasamy, Ann Marie Schmidt, Richard Hayes, Scott Sherman, Raghib Ali

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Youth with chronic health problems: how do they fare in main-stream mentoring programs?

Ellen L. Lipman, David DeWit, David L. DuBois, Simon Larose, Gizem Erdem

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

LiST modelling with monitoring data to estimate impact on child mortality of an ORS and zinc programme with public sector providers in Bihar, India

Jayachandran A. Ayyanat, Catherine Harbour, Sanjeev Kumar, Manjula Singh

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Follow-up of a healthy lifestyle education program (the EdAl study): four years after cessation of randomized controlled trial intervention

Elisabet Llauradó, Lucia Tarro, David Moriña, Magaly Aceves-Martins, Montse Giralt, Rosa Solà

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between lifestyle factors and suboptimal health status among Chinese college freshmen: a cross-sectional study

Chenjin Ma, Wangli Xu, Long Zhou, Shuangge Ma, Yu Wang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anthrax outbreaks in the humans - livestock and wildlife interface areas of Northern Tanzania: a retrospective record review 2006–2016

Elibariki Reuben Mwakapeje, Sol Høgset, Robert Fyumagwa, Hezron Emmanuel Nonga, Robinson Hammerthon Mdegela, Eystein Skjerve

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Relationship between systolic blood pressure and all-cause mortality: a prospective study in a cohort of Chinese adults

Chunsheng Li, Youren Chen, Qiongbing Zheng, Weiqiang Wu, Zhichao Chen, Lu Song, Shasha An, Zhifang Li, Shuohua Chen, S. L. Wu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Heat and emergency room admissions in the Netherlands

Joris Adriaan Frank van Loenhout, Tefera Darge Delbiso, Anna Kiriliouk, Jose Manuel Rodriguez-Llanes, Johan Segers, Debarati Guha-Sapir

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The influence of maternal psychosocial circumstances and physical environment on the risk of severe wasting in rural Gambian infants: a mixed methods approach

Helen M. Nabwera, Sophie E. Moore, Martha K. Mwangome, Sassy C. Molyneux, Momodou K. Darboe, Nyima Camara-Trawally, Bakary Sonko, Alhagie Darboe, Seedy Singhateh, Anthony J. Fulford, Andrew M. Prentice

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Investigating the associations between productive housework activities, sleep hours and self-reported health among elderly men and women in western industrialised countries

Nicholas Kofi Adjei, Tilman Brand

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A decade of road traffic fatalities among the elderly in north-West Iran

Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani, Bahram Samadirad, Farnaz Moslemi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Common risk indicators for oral diseases and obesity in 12-year-olds: a South Pacific cross sectional study

Stéphanie Tubert-Jeannin, Hélène Pichot, Bernard Rouchon, Bruno Pereira, Martine Hennequin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Youth paying for sex: what are the associated factors? Findings from a cross-sectional study in Cambodia

Soaman Dizechi, Carinne Brody, Sovannary Tuot, Chhorvann Chhea, Vonthanak Saphonn, Kunthearith Yung, Sanh Kim, Siyan Yi

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium – a protocol for building a national environmental exposure data platform for integrated analyses of urban form and health

Jeffrey R. Brook, Eleanor M. Setton, Evan Seed, Mahdi Shooshtari, Dany Doiron, CANUE – The Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Ethnicity and socioeconomic status are related to dietary patterns at age 5 in the Amsterdam born children and their development (ABCD) cohort

Viyan Rashid, Marielle F. Engberink, Manon van Eijsden, Mary Nicolaou, Louise H. Dekker, Arnoud P. Verhoeff, Peter J. M. Weijs

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Socioeconomic determinants of accessibility to birth registration in Lao PDR

Marika Nomura, Phonepadith Xangsayarath, Kenzo Takahashi, Yusuke Kamiya, Latsamy Siengsounthone, Hina Ogino, Jun Kobayashi

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The coaching on lifestyle (CooL) intervention for obesity, a study protocol for an action-oriented mixed-methods study

Celeste E. van Rinsum, Sanne M. P. L. Gerards, Geert M. Rutten, Ien A. M. van de Goor, Stef P. J. Kremers

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Epidemiology and factors associated with amoebic liver abscess in northern Sri Lanka

Selvam Kannathasan, Arumugam Murugananthan, Thirunavukarasu Kumanan, Nilanthi Renuka de Silva, Nadarajah Rajeshkannan, Rashidul Haque, Devika Iddawela

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

App-technology to increase physical activity among patients with diabetes type 2 - the DiaCert-study, a randomized controlled trial

Stephanie E. Bonn, Christina Alexandrou, Kristin Hjörleifsdottir Steiner, Klara Wiklander, Claes-Göran Östenson, Marie Löf, Ylva Trolle Lagerros

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cash transfer interventions for sexual health: meanings and experiences of adolescent males and females in inner-city Johannesburg

Nomhle Khoza, Jonathan Stadler, Catherine MacPhail, Admire Chikandiwa, Heena Brahmbhatt, Sinead Delany-Moretlwe

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring the small-scale spatial distribution of hypertension and its association to area deprivation based on health insurance claims in Northeastern Germany

B. Kauhl, W. Maier, J. Schweikart, A. Keste, M. Moskwyn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Trends and correlates of overweight/obesity in Czech adolescents in relation to family socioeconomic status over a 12-year study period (2002–2014)

Erik Sigmund, Petr Badura, Dagmar Sigmundová, Jaroslava Voráčová, Jiří Zacpal, Michal Kalman, Jan Pavelka, Jana Vokacová, Vladimír Jr Hobza, Zdenek Hamrik

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of a culturally specific tobacco cessation intervention among African American Quitline enrollees: a randomized controlled trial

Monica Webb Hooper, Kelly Carpenter, Michael Payne, Ken Resnicow

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Long lasting insecticidal net use and its associated factors in Limmu Seka District, South West Ethiopia

Mitiku Teshome Hambisa, Tessema Debela, Yadeta Dessie, Tesfaye Gobena

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Brucellosis remains a neglected disease in the developing world: a call for interdisciplinary action

K. A. Franc, R. C. Krecek, B. N. Häsler, A. M. Arenas-Gamboa

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the daily mile on childhood obesity and wellbeing; the Birmingham daily mile protocol

Katie Breheny, Peymane Adab, Sandra Passmore, James Martin, Emma Lancashire, Karla Hemming, Emma Frew

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence and associated factors of wheezing illnesses of children aged three to five years living in under-served settlements of the Colombo Municipal Council in Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional study

Ruwanika Seneviratne, Nalika S. Gunawardena

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding cervical cancer and screening among women visiting primary health care Centres in Bahrain

Ghufran Jassim, Alaaeddin Obeid, Huda A. Al Nasheet

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Female genital mutilation/cutting in Italy: an enhanced estimation for first generation migrant women based on 2016 survey data

Livia Elisa Ortensi, Patrizia Farina, Els Leye

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Microcephaly epidemic related to the Zika virus and living conditions in Recife, Northeast Brazil

Wayner Vieira de Souza, Maria de Fátima Pessoa Militão de Albuquerque, Enrique Vazquez, Luciana Caroline Albuquerque Bezerra, Antonio da Cruz Gouveia Mendes, Tereza Maciel Lyra, Thalia Velho Barreto de Araujo, André Luiz Sá de Oliveira, Maria Cynthia Braga, Ricardo Arraes de Alencar Ximenes, Demócrito de Barros Miranda-Filho, Amanda Priscila de Santana Cabral Silva, Laura Rodrigues, Celina Maria Turchi Martelli

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Socio-demographic and lifestyle determinants of dietary patterns in French-speaking Switzerland, 2009–2012

Pedro Marques-Vidal, Gérard Waeber, Peter Vollenweider, Idris Guessous

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Environmental exposures and fetal growth: the Haifa pregnancy cohort study

Rachel Golan, Itai Kloog, Ronit Almog, Anat Gesser-Edelsburg, Maya Negev, Maya Jolles, Varda Shalev, Vered H. Eisenberg, Gideon Koren, Wiessam Abu Ahmad, Hagai Levine

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Long term unemployment, income, poverty, and social public expenditure, and their relationship with self-perceived health in Spain (2007–2011)

M. Puerto López del Amo González, Vivian Benítez, José J. Martín-Martín

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Digital Media-based Health Intervention on the promotion of Women’s physical activity: a quasi-experimental study

Nooshin Peyman, Majid Rezai-Rad, Hadi Tehrani, Mahdi Gholian-Aval, Mohammad Vahedian-Shahroodi, Hamid Heidarian Miri

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The surprising implications of familial association in disease risk

Morten Valberg, Mats Julius Stensrud, Odd O. Aalen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Consumption of sweetened-beverages and poverty in Colombia: when access is not an advantage

Oscar F. Herran, Gonzalo A. Patiño, Edna M. Gamboa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Adoption and diffusion of zoning bylaws banning fast food drive-through services across Canadian municipalities

Candace I. J. Nykiforuk, Elizabeth J. Campbell, Soultana Macridis, Daniel McKennitt, Kayla Atkey, Kim D. Raine

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A structural equation model of perceived and internalized stigma, depression, and suicidal status among people living with HIV/AIDS

Chengbo Zeng, Linghua Li, Yan Alicia Hong, Hanxi Zhang, Andrew Walker Babbitt, Cong Liu, Lixia Li, Jiaying Qiao, Yan Guo, Weiping Cai

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Factors associated with HIV positive sero-status among exposed infants attending care at health facilities: a cross sectional study in rural Uganda

Methuselah Muhindo Kahungu, Julius Kiwanuka, Frank Kaharuza, Rhoda K. Wanyenze

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Preventing suicidal behaviours with a multilevel intervention: a cluster randomised controlled trial

Sunny Collings, Gabrielle Jenkin, James Stanley, Sarah McKenzie, Simon Hatcher

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Alcohol marketing on YouTube: exploratory analysis of content adaptation to enhance user engagement in different national contexts

Himanshu Gupta, Tina Lam, Simone Pettigrew, Robert J. Tait

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cardiometabolic disorder reduces survival prospects more than suboptimal body mass index irrespective of age or gender: a longitudinal study of 377,929 adults in Taiwan

Chih-Cheng Hsu, Mark L. Wahlqvist, I-Chien Wu, Yu-Hung Chang, I-Shou Chang, Yi-Fen Tsai, Ting-Ting Liu, Chwen Keng Tsao, Chao A. Hsiung

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between the level of education and knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding dengue in the Caribbean region of Colombia

Fredi Alexander Diaz-Quijano, Ruth Aralí Martínez-Vega, Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales, Ronald Alexander Rojas-Calero, María Lucrecia Luna-González, Ronald Giovanny Díaz-Quijano

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of two health education interventions to improve the varicella vaccination: a randomized controlled trial from a province in the east China

Yu Hu, Qian Li, Yaping Chen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The Colombo Twin and Singleton Follow-up Study: a population based twin study of psychiatric disorders and metabolic syndrome in Sri Lanka

Kaushalya Jayaweera, Lisa Aschan, Gayani Pannala, Anushka Adikari, Nicholas Glozier, Khalida Ismail, Carmine M. Pariante, Fruhling Rijsdijk, Sisira Siribaddana, Helena M. S. Zavos, Patricia A. Zunszain, Athula Sumathipala, Matthew Hotopf

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health worker knowledge of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response standard case definitions: a cross-sectional survey at rural health facilities in Kenya

Mitsuru Toda, Dejan Zurovac, Ian Njeru, David Kareko, Matilu Mwau, Kouichi Morita

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Marketing messages accompanying online selling of low/er and regular strength wine and beer products in the UK: a content analysis

Milica Vasiljevic, Lucia Coulter, Mark Petticrew, Theresa M. Marteau

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Stage of cancer diagnoses among migrants from the former Soviet Union in comparison to the German population – are diagnoses among migrants delayed?

An Bin Cho, Philipp Jaehn, Bernd Holleczek, Heiko Becher, Volker Winkler

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Retrospectively assessed psychosocial working conditions as predictors of prospectively assessed sickness absence and disability pension among older workers

Emil Sundstrup, Åse Marie Hansen, Erik Lykke Mortensen, Otto Melchior Poulsen, Thomas Clausen, Reiner Rugulies, Anne Møller, Lars L. Andersen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The impact of age on the implementation of evidence-based medications in patients with coronary artery disease and its prognostic significance: a retrospective cohort study

Tian-li Xia, Fang-yang Huang, Yi-ming Li, Hua Chai, Bao-tao Huang, Yuan-Wei-Xiang Ou, Qiao Li, Xiao-bo Pu, Zhi-liang Zuo, Yong Peng, Mao Chen, De-jia Huang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The slowing pace of life expectancy gains since 1950

Carolina Cardona, David Bishai

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Alcohol use and sickness absence due to all causes and mental- or musculoskeletal disorders: a nationally representative study

Leena Kaila-Kangas, Aki Koskinen, Päivi Leino-Arjas, Marianna Virtanen, Tommi Härkänen, Tea Lallukka

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

From the day they are born: a qualitative study exploring violence against children with disabilities in West Africa

Janet Njelesani, Goli Hashemi, Cathy Cameron, Deb Cameron, Danielle Richard, Penny Parnes

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Impact of tobacco control policies on adolescent smokeless tobacco and cigar use: a difference-in-differences approach

Summer Sherburne Hawkins, Nicoline Bach, Christopher F. Baum

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A qualitative study of tobacco interventions for LGBTQ+ youth and young adults: overarching themes and key learnings

N. Bruce Baskerville, Katy Wong, Alanna Shuh, Aneta Abramowicz, Darly Dash, Aamer Esmail, Ryan Kennedy

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The role of hypoglycemia in the burden of living with diabetes among adults with diabetes and family members: results from the DAWN2 study in The Netherlands

Giesje Nefs, François Pouwer

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Characteristics of individuals receiving disability benefits in the Netherlands and predictors of leaving the disability benefit scheme: a retrospective cohort study with five-year follow-up

Ilse Louwerse, Maaike A. Huysmans, H. Jolanda van Rijssen, Allard J. van der Beek, Johannes R. Anema

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

MINDMAP: establishing an integrated database infrastructure for research in ageing, mental well-being, and the urban environment

Mariëlle A. Beenackers, Dany Doiron, Isabel Fortier, J. Mark Noordzij, Erica Reinhard, Emilie Courtin, Martin Bobak, Basile Chaix, Giuseppe Costa, Ulrike Dapp, Ana V. Diez Roux, Martijn Huisman, Emily M. Grundy, Steinar Krokstad, Pekka Martikainen, Parminder Raina, Mauricio Avendano, Frank J. van Lenthe

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Associations of land, cattle and food security with infant feeding practices among a rural population living in Manyara, Tanzania

Bailey Hanselman, Ramya Ambikapathi, Estomih Mduma, Erling Svensen, Laura E. Caulfield, Crystal L. Patil

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Social determinants of male health: a case study of Leeds, UK

Alan White, Amanda Seims, Ian Cameron, Tim Taylor

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk factors for first-time acute myocardial infarction patients in Trinidad

M. Bahall, T. Seemungal, G. Legall

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Theorizing the complexity of HIV disclosure in vulnerable populations: a grounded theory study

Subash Thapa, Karin Hannes, Anne Buve, Shivani Bhattarai, Catharina Mathei

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Implementation of health promotion programmes in schools: an approach to understand the influence of contextual factors on the process?

Emily Joan Darlington, Nolwenn Violon, Didier Jourdan

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An individually randomized controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of the Women for Women International Programme in reducing intimate partner violence and strengthening livelihoods amongst women in Afghanistan: trial design, methods and baseline findings

Andrew Gibbs, Julienne Corboz, Mohammed Shafiq, Frozan Marofi, Anna Mecagni, Carron Mann, Fazal Karim, Esnat Chirwa, Charlotte Maxwell-Jones, Rachel Jewkes

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dairy product consumption and risk of hip fracture: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Shanshan Bian, Jingmin Hu, Kai Zhang, Yunguo Wang, Miaohui Yu, Jie Ma

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Generic health literacy measurement instruments for children and adolescents: a systematic review of the literature

Orkan Okan, Ester Lopes, Torsten Michael Bollweg, Janine Bröder, Melanie Messer, Dirk Bruland, Emma Bond, Graça S. Carvalho, Kristine Sørensen, Luis Saboga-Nunes, Diane Levin-Zamir, Diana Sahrai, Uwe H. Bittlingmayer, Jürgen M. Pelikan, Malcolm Thomas, Ullrich Bauer, Paulo Pinheiro

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Family caregiver mistreatment of the elderly: prevalence of risk and associated factors

Francesc Orfila, Montserrat Coma-Solé, Marta Cabanas, Francisco Cegri-Lombardo, Anna Moleras-Serra, Enriqueta Pujol-Ribera

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Low use of artemisinin-based combination therapy for febrile children under five and barriers to correct fever management in Benin: a decade after WHO recommendation

B. G. Damien, B. Aguemon, D. Abdoulaye Alfa, D. Bocossa, A. Ogouyemi-Hounto, F. Remoue, J.-Y. Le Hesran

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Indian adolescents’ perceptions of the home food environment

Neha Rathi, Lynn Riddell, Anthony Worsley

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Interpreting population reach of a large, successful physical activity trial delivered through primary care

Sally M. Kerry, Katy E. Morgan, Elizabeth Limb, Derek G. Cook, Cheryl Furness, Iain Carey, Steve DeWilde, Christina R. Victor, Steve Iliffe, Peter Whincup, Michael Ussher, Ulf Ekelund, Julia Fox-Rushby, Judith Ibison, Tess Harris

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring the care provided to mothers and children by community health workers in South Africa: missed opportunities to provide comprehensive care

A. Wilford, S. Phakathi, L. Haskins, N. A. Jama, N. Mntambo, C. Horwood

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Healthy offshore workforce? A qualitative study on offshore wind employees’ occupational strain, health, and coping

Janika Mette, Marcial Velasco Garrido, Volker Harth, Alexandra M. Preisser, Stefanie Mache

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Access to public drinking water fountains in Berkeley, California: a geospatial analysis

Dylan C. Avery, Charlotte D. Smith

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The identification of risk factors associated with patient and healthcare system delays in the treatment of tuberculosis in Tabriz, Iran

Mohammad Ebrahimi Kalan, Hassan Yekrang Sis, Vinaya Kelkar, Scott H. Harrison, Gregory D. Goins, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Jian Han

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: electronic cigarette use behaviors and motivations among smokers and non-smokers

Thomas E. Sussan, Fatima G. Shahzad, Eefa Tabassum, Joanna E. Cohen, Robert A. Wise, Michael J. Blaha, Janet T. Holbrook, Shyam Biswal

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Study protocol: a randomised controlled trial of supervised resistance training versus aerobic training in Sri Lankan adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: SL-DART study

C. Ranasinghe, A. P. Hills, G. R. Constantine, G. Finlayson, P. Katulanda, N. A. King

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patterns and predictors of adherence to colorectal cancer screening recommendations in Alberta’s Tomorrow Project participants stratified by risk

Nathan M. Solbak, Jian-Yi Xu, Jennifer E. Vena, Ala Al Rajabi, Sanaz Vaseghi, Heather K. Whelan, S Elizabeth McGregor

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Breast cancer risk in a screening cohort of Asian and white British/Irish women from Manchester UK

D. Gareth Evans, Adam R. Brentnall, Michelle Harvie, Susan Astley, Elaine F. Harkness, Paula Stavrinos, Louise S. Donnelly, Sarah Sampson, Faiza Idries, Donna Watterson, Jack Cuzick, Mary Wilson, Anil Jain, Fiona Harrison, Anthony J. Maxwell, Anthony Howell

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The impact of a private sector living wage intervention on consumption and cardiovascular disease risk factors in a middle income country

David H. Rehkopf, Katharine Burmaster, John C. Landefeld, Sarah Adler-Milstein, Emily P. Flynn, Maria Cecilia Acevedo, Jessica C. Jones-Smith, Nancy Adler, Lia C. H. Fernald

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

HIV/AIDS workplace policy addressing epidemic drivers through workplace programs

Bridget Chatora, Harrington Chibanda, Linda Kampata, Mutale Wilbroad

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Reporting of pain by people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): comparative results from the HUNT3 population-based survey

Randi Andenæs, Astrid Momyr, Idunn Brekke

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Lifetime utilization of mammography among Maltese women: a cross-sectional survey

Danika Marmarà, Vincent Marmarà, Gill Hubbard

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Determinants of HIV infection among adolescent girls and young women aged 15–24 years in South Africa: a 2012 population-based national household survey

Musawenkosi Mabaso, Zinhle Sokhela, Neo Mohlabane, Buyisile Chibi, Khangelani Zuma, Leickness Simbayi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The challenges of interventions to promote healthier food in independent takeaways in England: qualitative study of intervention deliverers’ views

Louis Goffe, Linda Penn, Jean Adams, Vera Araujo-Soares, Carolyn D. Summerbell, Charles Abraham, Martin White, Ashley Adamson, Amelia A. Lake

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comprehensive economic evaluation of thermotherapy for the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Colombia

Jaiberth Antonio Cardona-Arias, Liliana López-Carvajal, Mery Patricia Tamayo-Plata, Iván Darío Vélez

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Interrupting seasonal transmission of Schistosoma haematobium and control of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in northern and central Côte d’Ivoire: a SCORE study protocol

Yves-Nathan T. Tian-Bi, Mamadou Ouattara, Stefanie Knopp, Jean T. Coulibaly, Eveline Hürlimann, Bonnie Webster, Fiona Allan, David Rollinson, Aboulaye Meïté, Nana R. Diakité, Cyrille K. Konan, Eliézer K. N’Goran, Jürg Utzinger

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Measurement of sexual health outcomes among people who inject drugs: pilot study in Catalonia, Spain and Barnaul, Russia

Cinta Folch, Lev Zohrabyan, Natalia Vagaitseva, Jordi Casabona, Igor Toskin, the local REDAN Group

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“I beg you…breastfeed the baby, things changed”: infant feeding experiences among Ugandan mothers living with HIV in the context of evolving guidelines to prevent postnatal transmission

Emma Dunkley, Scholastic Ashaba, Bridget Burns, Kasey O’Neil, Naomi Sanyu, Cecilia Akatukwasa, Jasmine Kastner, Nicole S. Berry, Christina Psaros, Lynn T. Matthews, Angela Kaida

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Tools for a systematic appraisal of integrated community-based approaches to prevent childhood obesity

K. Mantziki, C. M. Renders, M. J. Westerman, J. Mayer, J. M. Borys, J. C. Seidell

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Improving public health evaluation: a qualitative investigation of practitioners' needs

Sarah Denford, Rajalakshmi Lakshman, Margaret Callaghan, Charles Abraham

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Detecting frail, older adults and identifying their strengths: results of a mixed-methods study

Sarah Dury, Eva Dierckx, Anne van der Vorst, Michaël Van der Elst, Bram Fret, Daan Duppen, Lieve Hoeyberghs, Ellen De Roeck, Deborah Lambotte, An-Sofie Smetcoren, Jos Schols, Gertrudis Kempen, G.A. Rixt Zijlstra, Jan De Lepeleire, Birgitte Schoenmakers, Dominique Verté, Nico De Witte, Tinie Kardol, Peter Paul De Deyn, Sebastiaan Engelborghs, Liesbeth De Donder

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Identifying factors influencing contraceptive use in Bangladesh: evidence from BDHS 2014 data

MB Hossain, MHR Khan, F Ababneh, JEH Shaw

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Socio-demographic and sexual practices associated with HIV infection in Kenyan injection and non-injection drug users

Valentine Budambula, Charles Matoka, James Ouma, Aabid A. Ahmed, Michael F. Otieno, Tom Were

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cigarette smoking and smoking-attributable diseases among Estonian physicians: a cross-sectional study

Mait Raag, Kersti Pärna

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health-related physical fitness and physical activity in elementary school students

Weiyun Chen, Austin Hammond-Bennett, Andrew Hypnar, Steve Mason

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Under-vaccinated groups in Europe and their beliefs, attitudes and reasons for non-vaccination; two systematic reviews

N. Fournet, L. Mollema, W. L. Ruijs, I. A. Harmsen, F. Keck, J. Y. Durand, M. P. Cunha, M. Wamsiedel, R. Reis, J. French, E. G. Smit, A. Kitching, J. E. van Steenbergen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk factors of stunting among children living in an urban slum of Bangladesh: findings of a prospective cohort study

M. Munirul Islam, Kazi Istiaque Sanin, Mustafa Mahfuz, A. M. Shamsir Ahmed, Dinesh Mondal, Rashidul Haque, Tahmeed Ahmed

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Determinants of excellent/good self-rated health among HIV positive individuals in South Africa: evidence from a 2012 nationally representative household survey

M. L. H. Mabaso, N. P. Zungu, T. Rehle, S. Moyo, S. Jooste, K. Zuma

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Smoking behavior of males attending the quit tobacco clinics in Bahrain and their knowledge on tobacco smoking health hazards

Randah R. Hamadeh, Jamil Ahmed, Maha Al Kawari, Sharifa Bucheeri

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association of low blood pressure with suicidal ideation: a cross-sectional study of 10,708 adults with normal or low blood pressure in Korea

Kyung-in Joung, Sung-il Cho

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Assessing the feasibility of integration of self-care for filarial lymphoedema into existing community leprosy self-help groups in Nepal

Joseph Pryce, Hayley E. Mableson, Ramesh Choudhary, Basu Dev Pandey, Dambar Aley, Hannah Betts, Charles D. Mackenzie, Louise A. Kelly-Hope, Hugh Cross

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Factors influencing the use of contraceptives through the lens of teenage women: a qualitative study in Iran

Afrouz Mardi, Abbas Ebadi, Shirin Shahbazi, Sara Esmaelzade saeieh, Zahra Behboodi Moghadam

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluating the impact of DREAMS on HIV incidence among young women who sell sex: protocol for a non-randomised study in Zimbabwe

Bernadette Hensen, James R. Hargreaves, Tarisai Chiyaka, Sungai Chabata, Phillis Mushati, Sian Floyd, Isolde Birdthistle, Joanna Busza, Frances Cowan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“I’ve made this my lifestyle now”: a prospective qualitative study of motivation for lifestyle change among people with newly diagnosed type two diabetes mellitus

Simon J. Sebire, Zoi Toumpakari, Katrina M. Turner, Ashley R. Cooper, Angie S. Page, Alice Malpass, Robert C. Andrews

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Adherence to home fortification with micronutrient powders in Kenyan pre-school children: self-reporting and sachet counts compared to an electronic monitoring device

Emily M. Teshome, Veronica S. Oriaro, Pauline E. A. Andango, Andrew M. Prentice, Hans Verhoef

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effectiveness of active school transport interventions: a systematic review and update

Richard Larouche, George Mammen, David A. Rowe, Guy Faulkner

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Parents’ knowledge, attitudes and beliefs regarding sun protection in children: a qualitative study

Zoe Littlewood, Sheila Greenfield

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Interventions to reduce post-acute consequences of diarrheal disease in children: a systematic review

Patricia B. Pavlinac, Rebecca L. Brander, Hannah E. Atlas, Grace C. John-Stewart, Donna M. Denno, Judd L. Walson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Gender-specific differences in high-risk sexual behaviors among methamphetamine users in Myanmar-China border city, Muse, Myanmar: who is at risk?

Yu Mon Saw, Thu Nandar Saw, Nyein Chan, Su Myat Cho, Masamine Jimba

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Expanded HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) implementation in communities in New South Wales, Australia (EPIC-NSW): design of an open label, single arm implementation trial

Iryna B. Zablotska, Christine Selvey, Rebecca Guy, Karen Price, Jo Holden, Heather-Marie Schmidt, Anna McNulty, David Smith, Fengyi Jin, Janaki Amin, David A. Cooper, Andrew E. Grulich, on behalf of the EPIC-NSW study group

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Education and indoor smoking among parents who smoke: the mediating role of perceived social norms of smoking

Junko Saito, Akira Shibanuma, Junko Yasuoka, Naoki Kondo, Daisuke Takagi, Masamine Jimba

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Spousal age difference and associated predictors of intimate partner violence in Nigeria

Ayo Stephen Adebowale

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A qualitative analysis exploring preferred methods of peer support to encourage adherence to a Mediterranean diet in a Northern European population at high risk of cardiovascular disease

Christina M. Erwin, Claire T. McEvoy, Sarah E. Moore, Lindsay Prior, Julia Lawton, Frank Kee, Margaret E. Cupples, Ian S. Young, Katherine Appleton, Michelle C. McKinley, Jayne V. Woodside

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Equity and efficiency of medical service systems at the provincial level of China’s mainland: a comparative study from 2009 to 2014

Jingmei Ding, Xuejun Hu, Xianzhi Zhang, Lei Shang, Min Yu, Huoliang Chen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Is there a causal effect of parity on body composition: a birth cohort study

Bárbara Reis-Santos, Fernando C. Barros, Bernardo L. Horta

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Trial protocol: a parallel group, individually randomized clinical trial to evaluate the effect of a mobile phone application to improve sexual health among youth in Stockholm County

Anna Nielsen, Ayesha De Costa, Aspasia Bågenholm, Kristina Gemzell Danielsson, Gaetano Marrone, Jens Boman, Mariano Salazar, Vinod Diwan

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: Tracking physical activity in different settings from late childhood to early adulthood in Germany: the MoMo longitudinal study

Annette Rauner, Darko Jekauc, Filip Mess, Steffen Schmidt, Alexander Woll

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Personal social networks and organizational affiliation of South Asians in the United States

Namratha R. Kandula, Andrew J. Cooper, John A. Schneider, Kayo Fujimoto, Alka M. Kanaya, Linda Van Horn, Lawrence deKoning, Juned Siddique

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Design of a study evaluating the effects, health economics, and stakeholder perspectives of a multi-component occupational rehabilitation program with an added workplace intervention - a  study protocol

Marit B. Rise, Martin Skagseth, Nina E. Klevanger, Lene Aasdahl, Petter Borchgrevink, Chris Jensen, Hanne Tenggren, Vidar Halsteinli, Trym N. Jacobsen, Svein B. Løland, Roar Johnsen, Marius S. Fimland

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Identifying the social and environmental determinants of plague endemicity in Peru: insights from a case study in Ascope, La Libertad

Ana Rivière-Cinnamond, Alain Santandreu, Anita Luján, Frederic Mertens, John Omar Espinoza, Yesenia Carpio, Johnny Bravo, Jean-Marc Gabastou

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Disparities in severe shigellosis among adults — Foodborne diseases active surveillance network, 2002–2014

Lindsey S. McCrickard, Stacy M. Crim, Sunkyung Kim, Anna Bowen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Nutritional quality of new food products released into the Australian retail food market in 2015 – is the food industry part of the solution?

Sheree A. Spiteri, Dana Lee Olstad, Julie L. Woods

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health promotion initiatives at school related to overweight, insulin resistance, hypertension and dyslipidemia in adolescents: a cross-sectional study in Recife, Brazil

Myrtis Katille de Assunção Bezerra, Eduardo Freese de Carvalho, Juliana Souza Oliveira, Eduarda Ângela Pessoa Cesse, Pedro Israel Cabral de Lira, Jonathan Galvão Tenório Cavalcante, Vanessa Sá Leal

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Bi-directional association between sleep and outdoor active play among 10–13 year olds

Yingyi Lin, Michael M. Borghese, Ian Janssen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The role of venues in structuring HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and risk networks among men who have sex with men

Lydia N. Drumright, Sharon S. Weir, Simon D. W. Frost

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physical activity patterns across time-segmented youth sport flag football practice

Chelsey R. Schlechter, Justin M. Guagliano, Richard R. Rosenkranz, George A. Milliken, David A. Dzewaltowski

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Trained lay health workers reduce common mental disorder symptoms of adults with suicidal ideation in Zimbabwe: a cohort study

Epiphany Munetsi, Victoria Simms, Lloyd Dzapasi, Georgina Chapoterera, Nyaradzo Goba, Tichaona Gumunyu, Helen A. Weiss, Ruth Verhey, Melanie Abas, Ricardo Araya, Dixon Chibanda

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of a population-level strategy to promote tobacco treatment use among insured smokers: a pragmatic, randomized trial

Jennifer B. McClure, Melissa L. Anderson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The role of psychological factors in predicting latrine ownership and consistent latrine use in rural Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Fikralem Alemu, Abera Kumie, Girmay Medhin, Janvier Gasana

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Combined diet and physical activity is better than diet or physical activity alone at improving health outcomes for patients in New Zealand’s primary care intervention

Catherine Anne Elliot, Michael John Hamlin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Attitude and subjective wellbeing of non-compliant mothers to childhood oral polio vaccine supplemental immunization in Northern Nigeria

Gregory C. Umeh, Terna Ignatius Nomhwange, Anthony F. Shamang, Furera Zakari, Audu I. Musa, Paul M. Dogo, Victor Gugong, Neyu Iliyasu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of smoke-free air law on acute myocardial infarction hospitalization in Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana

Anne M. Weaver, Yi Wang, Katelin Rupp, Dennis P. Watson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Neighborhood-based PA and its environmental correlates: a GIS- and GPS based cross-sectional study in the Netherlands

Marijke Jansen, Carlijn B. M. Kamphuis, Frank H. Pierik, Dick F. Ettema, Martin J. Dijst

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Problem drinking among Flemish students: beverage type, early drinking onset and negative personal & social consequences

Sara De Bruyn, Edwin Wouters, Koen Ponnet, Joris Van Damme, Lea Maes, Guido Van Hal, and the Task Force substance use in Flemish universities and colleges

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Strengthening health data on a rare and heterogeneous disease: sarcoma incidence and histological subtypes in Germany

Meike Ressing, Eva Wardelmann, Peter Hohenberger, Jens Jakob, Bernd Kasper, Katharina Emrich, Andrea Eberle, Maria Blettner, Sylke Ruth Zeissig

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Ecological study of road traffic injuries in the eastern Mediterranean region: country economic level, road user category and gender perspectives

Mathilde Sengoelge, Lucie Laflamme, Ziad El-Khatib

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence, risk awareness and health beliefs of behavioural risk factors for cardiovascular disease among university students in nine ASEAN countries

Karl Peltzer, Supa Pengpid

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Community perspectives on persistent transmission of lymphatic filariasis in three hotspot districts in Ghana after 15 rounds of mass drug administration: a qualitative assessment

Collins S. K. Ahorlu, Eric Koka, Susan Adu-Amankwah, Joseph Otchere, Dziedzom Komi de Souza

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Suicide rates in China, 2004–2014: comparing data from two sample-based mortality surveillance systems

Feng Sha, Qingsong Chang, Yik Wa Law, Qi Hong, Paul S. F. Yip

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What does an enabling environment for infant and young child nutrition look like at implementation level? Perspectives from a multi-stakeholder process in the Breede Valley Sub-District, Western Cape, South Africa

L. M. Du Plessis, M. H. McLachlan, S. E. Drimie

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What matters most: protocol for a randomized controlled trial of breast cancer surgery encounter decision aids across socioeconomic strata

Marie-Anne Durand, Renata West Yen, A. James O’Malley, Mary C. Politi, Shubhada Dhage, Kari Rosenkranz, Katie Weichman, Julie Margenthaler, Anna N. A. Tosteson, Eloise Crayton, Sherrill Jackson, Ann Bradley, Robert J. Volk, Karen Sepucha, Elissa Ozanne, Sanja Percac-Lima, Julia Song, Jocelyn Acosta, Nageen Mir, Glyn Elwyn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Novel patterns of physical activity in a large sample of preschool-aged children

Rachel M. Ruiz, Evan C. Sommer, Dustin Tracy, Jorge A. Banda, Christina D. Economos, Megan M. JaKa, Kelly R. Evenson, Maciej S. Buchowski, Shari L. Barkin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects on inequality in life expectancy from a social ecology perspective

Jong In Kim, Gukbin Kim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Acceptability of financial incentives for maintenance of weight loss in mid-older adults: a mixed methods study

Bronwyn McGill, Blythe J. O’Hara, Anne C. Grunseit, Adrian Bauman, Dale Osborne, Luke Lawler, Philayrath Phongsavan

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Use of ‘eradication’ in HIV cure-related research: a public health debate

Karine Dubé, Stuart Luter, Breanne Lesnar, Luke Newton, Jerome Galea, Brandon Brown, Sara Gianella

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exposure to cooking oil fumes and chronic bronchitis in nonsmoking women aged 40 years and over: a health-care based study

Huang-Chi Chen, Chia-Fang Wu, Inn-Wen Chong, Ming-Tsang Wu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Population attributable risk of key modifiable risk factors associated with non-exclusive breastfeeding in Nigeria

Felix Akpojene Ogbo, Andrew Page, John Idoko, Kingsley E. Agho

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The factors affecting household transmission dynamics and community compliance with Ebola control measures: a mixed-methods study in a rural village in Sierra Leone

Grazia Caleo, Jennifer Duncombe, Freya Jephcott, Kamalini Lokuge, Clair Mills, Evita Looijen, Fivi Theoharaki, Ronald Kremer, Karline Kleijer, James Squire, Manjo Lamin, Beverley Stringer, Helen A. Weiss, Daniel Culli, Gian Luca Di Tanna, Jane Greig

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Male partner involvement in increasing the uptake of infant antiretroviral prophylaxis/treatment in sub Saharan Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Noah F. Takah, Jeannine A. Atem, Leopold N. Aminde, Moffat Malisheni, Grant Murewenhema

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Associations between perceived stress, socioeconomic status, and health-risk behaviour in deprived neighbourhoods in Denmark: a cross-sectional study

Maria Holst Algren, Ola Ekholm, Line Nielsen, Annette Kjær Ersbøll, Carsten Kronborg Bak, Pernille Tanggaard Andersen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exposure to revised drinking guidelines and ‘COM-B’ determinants of behaviour change: descriptive analysis of a monthly cross-sectional survey in England

Abigail K. Stevely, Penny Buykx, Jamie Brown, Emma Beard, Susan Michie, Petra S. Meier, John Holmes

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Income inequality in uptake of voluntary versus organised breast cancer screening: evidence from the British Household Panel Survey

Patricia Carney, Ciaran O’Neill

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Designing a behavioral intervention using the COM-B model and the theoretical domains framework to promote gas stove use in rural Guatemala: a formative research study

Lisa M. Thompson, Anaité Diaz-Artiga, John R. Weinstein, Margaret A. Handley

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cancer screening in Koreans: a focus group approach

Shin-Young Lee, Eunice E. Lee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

School and class-level variations and patterns of physical activity: a multilevel analysis of Danish high school students

Carina Bjørnskov Steenholt, Veronica Sofie Clara Pisinger, Ida Høgstedt Danquah, Janne Schurmann Tolstrup

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Understanding the rapid increase in life expectancy in shanghai, China: a population-based retrospective analysis

Hanyi Chen, Lipeng Hao, Chen Yang, Bei Yan, Qiao Sun, Lianghong Sun, Hua Chen, Yichen Chen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Perceived health and work-environment related problems and associated subjective production loss in an academic population

Malin Lohela-Karlsson, Lotta Nybergh, Irene Jensen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Volunteers in Ethiopia’s women’s development army are more deprived and distressed than their neighbors: cross-sectional survey data from rural Ethiopia

Kenneth Maes, Svea Closser, Yihenew Tesfaye, Yasmine Gilbert, Roza Abesha

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A randomised control crossover trial of a theory based intervention to improve sun-safe and healthy behaviours in construction workers: study protocol

Amanda Nioi, Charlotte Wendelboe-Nelson, Sue Cowan, Hilary Cowie, Shahzad Rashid, Peter Ritchie, Mark Cherrie, Terry C. Lansdown, John W. Cherrie

01.12.2018 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

EXPOsOMICS: final policy workshop and stakeholder consultation

Michelle C. Turner, Paolo Vineis, Eduardo Seleiro, Michaela Dijmarescu, David Balshaw, Roberto Bertollini, Marc Chadeau-Hyam, Timothy Gant, John Gulliver, Ayoung Jeong, Soterios Kyrtopoulos, Marco Martuzzi, Gary W. Miller, Timothy Nawrot, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen, David H. Phillips, Nicole Probst-Hensch, Jonathan Samet, Roel Vermeulen, Jelle Vlaanderen, Martine Vrijheid, Christopher Wild, Manolis Kogevinas, on behalf of the EXPOsOMICS Consortium

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Points-based physical activity: a novel approach to facilitate changes in body composition in inactive women with overweight and obesity

Adrian Holliday, Alice Burgin, Elyzabeth Vargas Fernandez, Sally A. M. Fenton, Frank Thielecke, Andrew K. Blannin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Peer support to improve diabetes care: an implementation evaluation of the Australasian Peers for Progress Diabetes Program

Zahra Aziz, Michaela A. Riddell, Pilvikki Absetz, Margaret Brand, Brian Oldenburg, On behalf of the Australasian Peers for Progress Diabetes Project Investigators

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence and correlates of positive mental health in Chinese adolescents

Cheng Guo, Göran Tomson, Christina Keller, Fredrik Söderqvist

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Reducing GHG emissions while improving diet quality: exploring the potential of reduced meat, cheese and alcoholic and soft drinks consumption at specific moments during the day

Mirjam E. van de Kamp, S. Marije Seves, Elisabeth H. M. Temme

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predictors of working beyond retirement in older workers with and without a chronic disease - results from data linkage of Dutch questionnaire and registry data

Astrid de Wind, Micky Scharn, Goedele A. Geuskens, Allard J. van der Beek, Cécile R. L. Boot

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Latent tuberculosis infection and associated risk indicators in pastoral communities in southern Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Takele Teklu, Mengistu Legesse, Girmay Medhin, Aboma Zewude, Mahlet Chanyalew, Martha Zewdie, Biniam Wondale, Milkessa Haile-Mariam, Rembert Pieper, Gobena Ameni

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Obesity and caries in four-to-six year old English children: a cross-sectional study

Martha Paisi, Elizabeth Kay, Irene Kaimi, Robert Witton, Robert Nelder, Ruth Potterton, Debra Lapthorne

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Associations of total and type-specific physical activity with mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a population-based cohort study

Sonia Wing Mei Cheng, Zoe McKeough, Jennifer Alison, Sarah Dennis, Mark Hamer, Emmanuel Stamatakis

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Role of health determinants in a measles outbreak in Ecuador: a case-control study with aggregated data

María F. Rivadeneira, Sérgio L. Bassanesi, Sandra C. Fuchs

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Healthy Parent Carers programme: development and feasibility of a novel group-based health-promotion intervention

Aleksandra J. Borek, Bel McDonald, Mary Fredlund, Gretchen Bjornstad, Stuart Logan, Christopher Morris

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Obesity and risk of respiratory tract infections: results of an infection-diary based cohort study

Livia Maccioni, Susanne Weber, Magdeldin Elgizouli, Anne-Sophie Stoehlker, Ilona Geist, Hans-Hartmut Peter, Werner Vach, Alexandra Nieters

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Vendor-based restrictions on pesticide sales to prevent pesticide self-poisoning - a pilot study

Manjula Weerasinghe, Flemming Konradsen, Michael Eddleston, Melissa Pearson, Shaluka Jayamanne, David Gunnell, Keith Hawton, Suneth Agampodi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of cardiorespiratory fitness and weight status on knowledge of physical activity and fitness, attitude toward physical education, and physical activity

Senlin Chen, Xiangli Gu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A spatiotemporal mixed model to assess the influence of environmental and socioeconomic factors on the incidence of hand, foot and mouth disease

Lianfa Li, Wenyang Qiu, Chengdong Xu, Jinfeng Wang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The impact of alcohol among injury patients in Moshi, Tanzania: a nested case-crossover study

Catherine A. Staton, Joao Ricardo Nickenig Vissoci, Nicole Toomey, Jihad Abdelgadir, Patricia Chou, Michael Haglund, Blandina T. Mmbaga, Mark Mvungi, Monica Swahn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Ethnic differences in infectious burden and the association with metabolic risk factors for cardiovascular disease: a cross-sectional analysis

Lara Hartog, Martijn S. van Rooijen, Joanne Ujčič-Voortman, Maria Prins, Irene G. M. van Valkengoed

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Rural-urban and racial-ethnic differences in awareness of direct-to-consumer genetic testing

Ramzi G. Salloum, Thomas J. George, Natalie Silver, Merry-Jennifer Markham, Jaclyn M. Hall, Yi Guo, Jiang Bian, Elizabeth A. Shenkman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Widening disparities in health between educational levels and their determinants in later life: evidence from a nine-year cohort study

Takashi Oshio

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of knowledge on uptake of breast cancer prevention modalities among women in Kyadondo County, Uganda

Christine Atuhairwe, Dinah Amongin, Elly Agaba, Steven Mugarura, Ivan M. Taremwa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cardio-metabolic and socio-environmental correlates of waist-to-height ratio in German primary schoolchildren: a cross-sectional exploration

Eva Vorwieger, Anne Kelso, Jürgen Michael Steinacker, Dorothea Kesztyüs, on behalf of the URMEL-ICE study group

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Is waist-to-height ratio the best predictive indicator of hypertension incidence? A cohort study

Ana Carolina Rezende, Ludimila Garcia Souza, Thiago Veiga Jardim, Naiana Borges Perillo, Ymara Cássia Luciana Araújo, Samanta Garcia de Souza, Ana Luiza Lima Sousa, Humberto Graner Moreira, Weimar Kunz Sebba Barroso de Souza, Maria do Rosário Gondim Peixoto, Paulo César Brandão Veiga Jardim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-tobacco control industry strategies in Turkey

Seda Keklik, Derya Gultekin-Karakas

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk factors for malnutrition among preschool children in rural Karnataka: a case-control study

Ansuya, Baby S. Nayak, B. Unnikrishnan, Anice George, Shashidhara Y. N., Suneel C. Mundkur, Vasudev Guddattu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The use of advanced medical technologies at home: a systematic review of the literature

Ingrid ten Haken, Somaya Ben Allouch, Wim H. van Harten

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Child marriage and associated outcomes in northern Ghana: a cross-sectional study

Richard de Groot, Maxwell Yiryele Kuunyem, Tia Palermo, on behalf of the Ghana LEAP 1000 evaluation team

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between education and blood lipid levels as income increases over a decade: a cohort study

Macarena Lara, Hugo Amigo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of chronic musculoskeletal conditions and associated factors in Brazilian adults – National Health Survey

Mariana Alonso Monteiro Bezerra, Natália Hellwig, Geraldo da Rocha Castelar Pinheiro, Claudia Souza Lopes

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Determinants of immunization status among 12- to 23-month-old children in Indonesia (2008–2013): a multilevel analysis

Holipah, Asri Maharani, Yoshiki Kuroda

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Competing priorities that rival health in adults on probation in Rhode Island: substance use recovery, employment, housing, and food intake

Kimberly R. Dong, Aviva Must, Alice M. Tang, Curt G. Beckwith, Thomas J. Stopka

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

‘This is the beginning of the new me’: process evaluation of a group fitness intervention to promote wellbeing in formerly homeless individuals

Ernesta Sofija, Melanie Plugge, Nicola Wiseman, Neil Harris

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Men’s reactions to receiving objective feedback on their weight, BMI and other health risk indicators

Craig Donnachie, Sally Wyke, Kate Hunt

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

High HIV risk and syndemic burden regardless of referral source among MSM screening for a PrEP demonstration project in Toronto, Canada

James Wilton, Syed W. Noor, Alexandre Schnubb, James Lawless, Trevor A. Hart, Troy Grennan, Shawn Fowler, John Maxwell, Darrell H. S. Tan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mapping the global health employment market: an analysis of global health jobs

Jessica M. Keralis, Brianne L. Riggin-Pathak, Theresa Majeski, Bogdan A. Pathak, Janine Foggia, Kathleen M. Cullinen, Abbhirami Rajagopal, Heidi S. West

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Smoking, leisure-time exercise and frequency of self-reported common cold among the general population in northeastern China: a cross-sectional study

Ge Zhou, Hongjian Liu, Minfu He, Mengjia Yue, Ping Gong, Fangyuan Wu, Xuanxuan Li, Yingxin Pang, Xiaodi Yang, Juan Ma, Meitian Liu, Jinghua Li, Xiumin Zhang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Influence of premium vs masked cigarette brand names on the experienced taste of a cigarette after tobacco plain packaging in Australia: an experimental study

Gemma Skaczkowski, Sarah Durkin, Yoshihisa Kashima, Melanie Wakefield

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of the effectiveness of a WHO-5A model based comprehensive tobacco control program among migrant workers in Guangdong, China: a pilot study

Wenxin Chai, Guanyang Zou, Jingrong Shi, Wen Chen, Xiao Gong, Xiaolin Wei, Li Ling

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction: expanded HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) implementation in communities in new South Wales, Australia (EPIC-NSW): design of an open label, single arm implementation trial

Iryna B. Zablotska, Christine Selvey, Rebecca Guy, Karen Price, Jo Holden, Heather-Marie Schmidt, Anna McNulty, David Smith, Fengyi Jin, Janaki Amin, David A. Cooper, Andrew E. Grulich, on behalf of the EPIC-NSW study group

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The value of facial attractiveness for encouraging fruit and vegetable consumption: analyses from a randomized controlled trial

Katherine M. Appleton, Alanna J. McGrath, Michelle C. McKinley, Claire R. Draffin, Lesley L. Hamill, Ian S. Young, Jayne V. Woodside

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effectiveness of a stage-based lifestyle modification intervention for obese children

Nor Baizura Md. Yusop, Zalilah Mohd Shariff, Ting Tzer Hwu, Ruzita Abd. Talib, Nicola Spurrier

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Fiscal rules, powerful levers for controlling the health budget? Evidence from 32 OECD countries

Herman Christiaan Schakel, Erilia Hao Wu, Patrick Jeurissen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dietary patterns are influenced by socio-demographic conditions of women in childbearing age: a cohort study of pregnant women

Juliana Araujo Teixeira, Teresa Gontijo Castro, Cameron C. Grant, Clare R. Wall, Ana Lúcia da Silva Castro, Rossana Pulcineli Vieira Francisco, Sandra Elisabete Vieira, Silvia Regina Dias Medici Saldiva, Dirce Maria Marchioni

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Interventions to reduce the negative effects of alcohol consumption in older adults: a systematic review

Roxanne Armstrong-Moore, Catherine Haighton, Nicola Davinson, Jonathan Ling

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Progress towards the UNAIDS 90–90-90 goals by age and gender in a rural area of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a household-based community cross-sectional survey

Helena Huerga, Gilles Van Cutsem, Jihane Ben Farhat, Adrian Puren, Malika Bouhenia, Lubbe Wiesner, Linda Dlamini, David Maman, Tom Ellman, Jean-François Etard

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Generational differences in patterns of physical activities over time in the Canadian population: an age-period-cohort analysis

Mayilee Canizares, Elizabeth M. Badley

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Human-animal interaction as a social determinant of health: descriptive findings from the health and retirement study

Megan K. Mueller, Nancy R. Gee, Regina M. Bures

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sex tourism among Chinese men who have sex with men: a cross-sectional observational study

Jessica Mao, Weiming Tang, Chuncheng Liu, Ngai Sze Wong, Songyuan Tang, Chongyi Wei, Joseph D. Tucker

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Kangaroo mother care: using formative research to design an acceptable community intervention

Sarmila Mazumder, Ravi Prakash Upadhyay, Zelee Hill, Sunita Taneja, Brinda Dube, Jasmine Kaur, Medha Shekhar, Runa Ghosh, Shruti Bisht, Jose Carlos Martines, Rajiv Bahl, Halvor Sommerfelt, Nita Bhandari

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Bangladesh: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the studies

Mohammad Ziaul Islam Chowdhury, Ataul Mustufa Anik, Zaki Farhana, Piali Dey Bristi, B. M. Abu Al Mamun, Mohammad Jasim Uddin, Jain Fatema, Tanjila Akter, Tania Akhter Tani, Meshbahur Rahman, Tanvir C. Turin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Identification of priority health conditions for field-based screening in urban slums in Bangalore, India

Sarah Abdi, Avanti Wadugodapitiya, Sandra Bedaf, Carolin Elizabeth George, Gift Norman, Mark Hawley, Luc de Witte

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Social capital and frequent attenders in general practice: a register-based cohort study

Alexander A. Pasgaard, Maiken H. Mæhlisen, Charlotte Overgaard, Linda Ejlskov, Christian Torp-Pedersen, Henrik Bøggild

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Adiposity and the isotemporal substitution of physical activity, sedentary time and sleep among school-aged children: a compositional data analysis approach

Dorothea Dumuid, Tyman E. Stanford, Željko Pedišić, Carol Maher, Lucy K. Lewis, Josep-Antoni Martín-Fernández, Peter T. Katzmarzyk, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Mikael Fogelholm, Martyn Standage, Mark S. Tremblay, Timothy Olds

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of excessive body fat among adolescents of a south Brazilian metropolitan region and State capital, associated risk factors, and consequences

Leandra Ulbricht, Mariane Ferreira de Campos, Eduardo Esmanhoto, Wagner Luis Ripka

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Educational status and beliefs regarding non-communicable diseases among children in Ghana

Delali M. Badasu, Aaron A. Abuosi, Francis A. Adzei, John K. Anarfi, Alfred E. Yawson, Deborah A. Atobrah

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk assessment of occupational exposure to heavy metal mixtures: a study protocol

Fatma Omrane, Imed Gargouri, Moncef Khadhraoui, Boubaker Elleuch, Denis Zmirou-Navier

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Assessing short evolution brucellosis in a highly brucella endemic cattle keeping population of Western Uganda: a complementary use of Rose Bengal test and IgM rapid diagnostic test

Arnold Ezama, Jean-Paul Gonzalez, Samuel Majalija, Francis Bajunirwe

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Community-based maternal, newborn, and child health surveillance: perceptions and attitudes of local stakeholders towards using mobile phone by village health volunteers in the Kenge Health Zone, Democratic Republic of Congo

Mulamba Diese, Albert Kalonji, Bibiche Izale, Susie Villeneuve, Ngoma Miezi Kintaudi, Guy Clarysse, Ngashi Ngongo, Abel Mukengeshayi Ntambue

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Disparities in tobacco use by adolescents in southeast, Nigeria using Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) approach

Ijeoma U. Itanyi, Chika N. Onwasigwe, Scott McIntosh, Tamara Bruno, Deborah Ossip, Emmanuel A. Nwobi, Chima A. Onoka, Echezona E. Ezeanolue

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Assessment of the alcohol consumption among outdoor bar drinkers in Nigeria by qualitative methods

Victor O. Lasebikan, Olatunde Ayinde, Mayokun Odunleye

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Stand More AT Work (SMArT Work): using the behaviour change wheel to develop an intervention to reduce sitting time in the workplace

Fehmidah Munir, Stuart J. H. Biddle, Melanie J. Davies, David Dunstan, David Esliger, Laura J. Gray, Ben R. Jackson, Sophie E. O’Connell, Tom Yates, Charlotte L. Edwardson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Lipid profile and dyslipidemia among school-age children in urban Ghana

Anna Lartey, Grace S. Marquis, Richmond Aryeetey, Helena Nti

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Gender differences in the associations between age trends of social media interaction and well-being among 10-15 year olds in the UK

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physically active academic lessons: acceptance, barriers and facilitators for implementation

Sindre M. Dyrstad, Silje E. Kvalø, Marianne Alstveit, Ingrid Skage

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A comparison of 10 accelerometer non-wear time criteria and logbooks in children

Eivind Aadland, Lars Bo Andersen, Sigmund Alfred Anderssen, Geir Kåre Resaland

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Community perception regarding childhood vaccinations and its implications for effectiveness: a qualitative study in rural Burkina Faso

M. Kagoné, M. Yé, E. Nébié, A. Sié, O. Müller, C. Beiersmann

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physical activity, obesity and sedentary behaviour and the risks of colon and rectal cancers in the 45 and up study

Carlos Nunez, Visalini Nair-Shalliker, Sam Egger, Freddy Sitas, Adrian Bauman

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Ethical underpinnings for the development of health literacy in schools: ethical premises (‘why’), orientations (‘what’) and tone (‘how’)

Leena Paakkari, Shanti George

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A cross-sectional analysis of the associations between leisure-time sedentary behaviors and clustered cardiometabolic risk

Antje Ullrich, Lisa Voigt, Sophie Baumann, Franziska Weymar, Ulrich John, Marcus Dörr, Sabina Ulbricht

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association of depression and anxiety with cardiovascular co-morbidity in a primary care population in Latvia: a cross-sectional study

R. Ivanovs, A. Kivite, D. Ziedonis, I. Mintale, J. Vrublevska, E. Rancans

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Options for sustaining solar-powered mosquito trapping systems on Rusinga Island, Western Kenya: a social dilemma analysis

Prisca A. Oria, Michiel Wijnands, Jane Alaii, Cees Leeuwis

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The English National Cohort Study of Flooding and Health: the change in the prevalence of psychological morbidity at year two

Daiga Jermacane, Thomas David Waite, Charles R. Beck, Angie Bone, Richard Amlôt, Mark Reacher, Sari Kovats, Ben Armstrong, Giovanni Leonardi, G. James Rubin, Isabel Oliver

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development and validation of a new knowledge, attitude, belief and practice questionnaire on leptospirosis in Malaysia

Wan Mohd Zahiruddin, Wan Nor Arifin, Shafei Mohd-Nazri, Surianti Sukeri, Idris Zawaha, Rahman Abu Bakar, Rukman Awang Hamat, Osman Malina, Tengku Zetty Maztura Tengku Jamaludin, Arumugam Pathman, Ab Rahman Mas-Harithulfadhli-Agus, Idris Norazlin, Binti Samsudin Suhailah, Siti Nor Sakinah Saudi, Nurul Munirah Abdullah, Noramira Nozmi, Abdul Wahab Zainuddin, Daud Aziah

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A latent growth curve model to estimate electronic screen use patterns amongst adolescents aged 10 to 17 years

Michael Rosenberg, Stephen Houghton, Simon C. Hunter, Corinne Zadow, Trevor Shilton, Lisa Wood, David Lawrence

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Above chaos, quest, and restitution: narrative experiences of African immigrant youth’s settlement in Canada

Roberta Lynn Woodgate, David Shiyokha Busolo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Drug use prevention: factors associated with program implementation in Brazilian urban schools

Ana Paula Dias Pereira, Zila M. Sanchez

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Loss-to-follow-up and delay to treatment initiation in Pakistan’s national tuberculosis control programme

Syed Mustafa Ali, Farah Naureen, Arif Noor, Irum Fatima, Kerri Viney, Muhammad Ishaq, Naveed Anjum, Aamna Rashid, Ghulam Rasool Haider, Muhammad Aamir Khan, Javariya Aamir

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Infection prevention behaviour and infectious disease modelling: a review of the literature and recommendations for the future

Dale Weston, Katharina Hauck, Richard Amlôt

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

School sociodemographic characteristics and obesity in schoolchildren: does the obesity definition matter?

Silvia Bel-Serrat, Mirjam M. Heinen, John Mehegan, Sarah O’Brien, Nazih Eldin, Celine M. Murrin, Cecily C. Kelleher

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The role of community health workers and local leaders in reducing attrition among participant in the AIDS indicator survey and HIV incidence in a national cohort study in Rwanda

Mwumvaneza Mutagoma, Dieudonné Sebuhoro, Jean Pierre Nyemazi, Edward J. Mills, Jamie I. Forrest, Eric Remera, Augustin Murindabigwi, Mouhamed Semakula, Sabin Nsanzimana

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Testosterone and androstanediol glucuronide among men in NHANES III

Chuan Wei Duan, Lin Xu

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

COMPLETE – a school-based intervention project to increase completion of upper secondary school in Norway: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial

T. Larsen, H. B. Urke, I. Holsen, C. H. Anvik, T. Olsen, R. H. Waldahl, K. M. Antonsen, R. Johnson, M. Tobro, B. Brastad, T. B. Hansen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between objectively measured physical activity and body mass index with low back pain: a large-scale cross-sectional study of Japanese men

Yuko Hashimoto, Ko Matsudaira, Susumu S. Sawada, Yuko Gando, Ryoko Kawakami, Robert A. Sloan, Chihiro Kinugawa, Takashi Okamoto, Koji Tsukamoto, Motohiko Miyachi, Hisashi Naito

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The fundamental association between mental health and life satisfaction: results from successive waves of a Canadian national survey

Patrick Lombardo, Wayne Jones, Liangliang Wang, Xin Shen, Elliot M. Goldner

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Neighborhood social capital and sleep duration: a population based cross-sectional study in a rural Japanese town

Thida Win, Toru Yamazaki, Koji Kanda, Kazuo Tajima, Shigeru Sokejima

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Role of working conditions in the explanation of occupational inequalities in work injury: findings from the national French SUMER survey

Isabelle Niedhammer, Thomas Lesuffleur, Géraldine Labarthe, Jean-François Chastang

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Promoting self-management, health literacy and social capital to reduce health inequalities in older adults living in urban disadvantaged areas: protocol of the randomised controlled trial AEQUALIS

Laura Coll-Planas, Sergi Blancafort, Xavier Rojano, Marta Roqué, Rosa Monteserín

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Estimating the health consequences of flight attendant work: comparing flight attendant health to the general population in a cross-sectional study

Eileen McNeely, Irina Mordukhovich, Samuel Tideman, Sara Gale, Brent Coull

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A narrative account of implementation lessons learnt from the dissemination of an up-scaled state-wide child obesity management program in Australia: PEACH™ (Parenting, Eating and Activity for Child Health) Queensland

Debbie L. Croyden, Helen A. Vidgen, Emma Esdaile, Emely Hernandez, Anthea Magarey, Carly J. Moores, Lynne Daniels

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Secondhand smoke exposure and risk of incident peripheral arterial disease and mortality: a Scotland-wide retrospective cohort study of 4045 non-smokers with cotinine measurement

Liya Lu, Daniel F. Mackay, Jill P. Pell

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of contextual factors on unintentional injury hospitalization: from the Korea National Hospital Discharge Survey

Hye Ah Lee, Hyejin Han, Seonhwa Lee, Bomi Park, Bo Hyun Park, Won Kyung Lee, Ju Ok Park, Sungok Hong, Young Taek Kim, Hyesook Park

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Diabetes and abnormal glucose regulation in the adult population of Burkina Faso: prevalence and predictors

Tieba Millogo, Brice W. Bicaba, Joseph Kouesyandé Soubeiga, Estelle Dabiré, Isaie Médah, Séni Kouanda

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Can knowledge exchange support the implementation of a health-promoting schools approach? Perceived outcomes of knowledge exchange in the COMPASS study

Kristin M. Brown, Susan J. Elliott, Jennifer Robertson-Wilson, Michelle M. Vine, Scott T. Leatherdale

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Chronic diseases multi-morbidity among adult patients at Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital

Endrias Markos Woldesemayat, Andargachew Kassa, Taye Gari, Mesay Hailu Dangisso

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Geographic differences in overweight and obesity prevalence in Peruvian children, 2010–2015

J. Smith Torres-Roman, Diego Urrunaga-Pastor, Jose L. Avilez, Luis M. Helguero-Santin, German Malaga

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The association between insured male expatriates’ knowledge of health insurance benefits and lack of access to health care in Saudi Arabia

Abdulwahab A. Alkhamis

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A national survey on violence and discrimination among people with disabilities

Jesper Dammeyer, Madeleine Chapman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dengue epidemic typology and risk factors for extensive epidemic in Amazonas state, Brazil, 2010–2011

Daniel Barros de Castro, Vanderson Souza Sampaio, Bernardino Cláudio de Albuquerque, Rosemary Costa Pinto, Megumi Sadahiro, Ricardo Augusto dos Passos, Cristiano Fernandes da Costa, José Ueleres Braga

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Drug-related deaths in Scotland 1979–2013: evidence of a vulnerable cohort of young men living in deprived areas

Jane Parkinson, Jon Minton, James Lewsey, Janet Bouttell, Gerry McCartney

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Psychosocial burden of localised cutaneous Leishmaniasis: a scoping review

Issam Bennis, Vincent De Brouwere, Zakaria Belrhiti, Hamid Sahibi, Marleen Boelaert

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dietary diversity and nutritional adequacy among married Filipino immigrant women: The Filipino Women’s Diet and Health Study (FiLWHEL)

Grace P. Abris, Na-Hui Kim, Sherlyn Mae P. Provido, Sangmo Hong, Sung Hoon Yu, Chang Beom Lee, Jung Eun Lee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

ANDALE Pittsburgh: results of a promotora-led, home-based intervention to promote a healthy weight in Latino preschool children

Sharon E. Taverno Ross, Bethany Barone Gibbs, Patricia I. Documet, Russell R. Pate

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of periodontal disease among mine workers of Zonguldak, Kozlu District, Turkey: a cross-sectional study

Murat İnanç Cengiz, Büşra Zengin, Murat İçen, Firüzan Köktürk

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sexual intercourse, age of initiation and contraception among adolescents in Ireland: findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland study

Honor Young, Lorraine Burke, Saoirse Nic Gabhainn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Skipping breakfast, overconsumption of soft drinks and screen media: longitudinal analysis of the combined influence on weight development in primary schoolchildren

Meike Traub, Romy Lauer, Tibor Kesztyüs, Olivia Wartha, Jürgen Michael Steinacker, Dorothea Kesztyüs, the Research Group “Join the Healthy Boat”

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The prevalence of alcohol dependence and its association with hypertension: a population-based cross-sectional study4 in Xuzhou city, China

Ailing Ji, Peian Lou, Zongmei Dong, Chunrong Xu, Pan Zhang, Guiqiu Chang, Ting Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

More to gain: dietary energy density is related to smoking status in US adults

R. Ross MacLean, Alexandra Cowan, Jacqueline A. Vernarelli

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Perceived access and barriers to care among illicit drug users and hazardous drinkers: findings from the Seek, Test, Treat, and Retain data harmonization initiative (STTR)

Mika Matsuzaki, Quan M. Vu, Marya Gwadz, Joseph A. C. Delaney, Irene Kuo, Maria Esther Perez Trejo, William E. Cunningham, Chinazo O. Cunningham, Katerina Christopoulos

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Re-look at socioeconomic inequalities in stroke prevalence among urban Chinese: is the inflexion approaching?

Shenghua Li, Fei Xu, Jing He, Zhiyong Wang, Lap Ah. Tse, Yaqing Xiong, Daowen Chen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antenatal care satisfaction in a developing country: a cross-sectional study from Nigeria

Dumbiri J. Onyeajam, Sudha Xirasagar, Mahmud M. Khan, James W. Hardin, Oluwole Odutolu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Epidemiology and long-term disease burden of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia in Taiwan: a population-based, propensity score-matched cohort study

Wan-Hsuan Lu, Chih-Wan Lin, Chen-Yu Wang, Liang-Kung Chen, Fei-Yuan Hsiao

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Participants’ accrual and delivery of HIV prevention interventions among men who have sex with men in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

Daniel Nyato, Evodius Kuringe, Mary Drake, Caterina Casalini, Soori Nnko, Amani Shao, Albert Komba, Stefan D. Baral, Mwita Wambura, John Changalucha

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Public knowledge of chronic kidney disease evaluated using a validated questionnaire: a cross-sectional study

Pankti A. Gheewala, Gregory M. Peterson, Syed Tabish R. Zaidi, Matthew D. Jose, Ronald L. Castelino

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Teenage recommendations to improve physical activity for their age group: a qualitative study

Michaela James, Charlotte Todd, Samantha Scott, Gareth Stratton, Sarah McCoubrey, Danielle Christian, Julian Halcox, Suzanne Audrey, Elizabeth Ellins, Samantha Anderson, Isabel Copp, Sinead Brophy

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A systematic review of hepatitis B screening economic evaluations in low- and middle-income countries

Cameron M. Wright, Lydia Boudarène, Ninh Thi Ha, Olivia Wu, Neil Hawkins

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Challenges and successes in the implementation of option B+ to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in southern Swaziland

David Etoori, Bernhard Kerschberger, Nelly Staderini, Mpumelelo Ndlangamandla, Bonisile Nhlabatsi, Kiran Jobanputra, Simangele Mthethwa-Hleza, Lucy Anne Parker, Sifiso Sibanda, Edwin Mabhena, Munyaradzi Pasipamire, Serge Mathurin Kabore, Barbara Rusch, Christine Jamet, Iza Ciglenecki, Roger Teck

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Labour force participation and the cost of lost productivity due to cancer in Australia

Nicole Bates, Emily Callander, Daniel Lindsay, Kerrianne Watt

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mental ill health and factors associated with men’s use of intimate partner violence in Zimbabwe

Mercilene Machisa, Simukai Shamu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Why are some groups physically active and others not? A contrast group analysis in leisure settings

Ansgar Thiel, Hendrik K. Thedinga, Harald Barkhoff, Katrin Giel, Olesia Schweizer, Syra Thiel, Stephan Zipfel

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Economic analysis of three interventions of different intensity in improving school implementation of a government healthy canteen policy in Australia: costs, incremental and relative cost effectiveness

Kathryn L. Reilly, Penny Reeves, Simon Deeming, Sze Lin Yoong, Luke Wolfenden, Nicole Nathan, John Wiggers

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patterns in quality of life according to employment among the older adults: the Korean longitudinal study of aging (2008–2014)

Deulle Min, Eunhee Cho

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prediction of safe driving Behaviours based on health belief model: the case of taxi drivers in Bandar Abbas, Iran

Asghar Razmara, Teamur Aghamolaei, Abdoulhossain Madani, Zahra Hosseini, Shahram Zare

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The role of indigenous health workers in promoting oral health during pregnancy: a scoping review

Ariana C. Villarosa, Amy R. Villarosa, Yenna Salamonson, Lucie M. Ramjan, Mariana S. Sousa, Ravi Srinivas, Nathan Jones, Ajesh George

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Assessing the acceptability of incentivising HPV vaccination consent form return as a means of increasing uptake

Lauren Rockliffe, Amanda J. Chorley, Emily McBride, Jo Waller, Alice S. Forster

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How institutional forces, ideas and actors shaped population health planning in Australian regional primary health care organisations

Sara Javanparast, Toby Freeman, Fran Baum, Ronald Labonté, Anna Ziersch, Tamara Mackean, Richard Reed, David Sanders

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Optima Nutrition: an allocative efficiency tool to reduce childhood stunting by better targeting of nutrition-related interventions

Ruth Pearson, Madhura Killedar, Janka Petravic, Jakub J. Kakietek, Nick Scott, Kelsey L. Grantham, Robyn M. Stuart, David J. Kedziora, Cliff C. Kerr, Jolene Skordis-Worrall, Meera Shekar, David P. Wilson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Social patterning in grip strength and in its association with age; a cross sectional analysis using the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)

Caroline Carney, Michaela Benzeval

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Bedtime routines child wellbeing & development

George Kitsaras, Michaela Goodwin, Julia Allan, Michael P. Kelly, Iain A. Pretty

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How does Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) affect latrine ownership? A quantitative case study from Mozambique

Miriam Harter, Sebastian Mosch, Hans-Joachim Mosler

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predicting risk of avian influenza a(H5N1) in Egypt: the creation of a community level metric

Ellen C. L. Geerlings, Claire Heffernan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Reproductive health in the recent disasters of Iran: a management perspective

Sanaz Sohrabizadeh, Katayoun Jahangiri, Reza Khani Jazani

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Ahead of the game protocol: a multi-component, community sport-based program targeting prevention, promotion and early intervention for mental health among adolescent males

Stewart A. Vella, Christian Swann, Marijka Batterham, Katherine M. Boydell, Simon Eckermann, Andrea Fogarty, Diarmuid Hurley, Sarah K. Liddle, Chris Lonsdale, Andrew Miller, Michael Noetel, Anthony D. Okely, Taren Sanders, Joanne Telenta, Frank P. Deane

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Beliefs and attitudes about addressing alcohol consumption in health care: a population survey in England

Amy O’Donnell, Latifa Abidi, Jamie Brown, Nadine Karlsson, Per Nilsen, Kerstin Roback, Janna Skagerström, Kristin Thomas

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A scoping study of interventions to increase the uptake of physical activity (PA) amongst individuals with mild-to-moderate depression (MMD)

Katarzyna Karolina Machaczek, Peter Allmark, Elizabeth Goyder, Gordon Grant, Tom Ricketts, Nick Pollard, Andrew Booth, Deborah Harrop, Stephanie de-la Haye, Karen Collins, Geoff Green

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Contextualising health screening risk assessments in police custody suites – qualitative evaluation from the HELP-PC study in London, UK

Iain McKinnon, Tracy Finch

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development of the great recess framework – observational tool to measure contextual and behavioral components of elementary school recess

William V. Massey, Megan B. Stellino, Sean P. Mullen, Jennette Claassen, Megan Wilkison

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Affect, risk perception, and the use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes: a population study of U.S. adults

Lucy Popova, Daniel Owusu, Scott R. Weaver, Catherine B. Kemp, C. K. Mertz, Terry F. Pechacek, Paul Slovic

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development of a measurement approach to assess time children participate in organized sport, active travel, outdoor active play, and curriculum-based physical activity

Michael M. Borghese, Ian Janssen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Complementary surveillance strategies are needed to better characterise the epidemiology, care pathways and treatment outcomes of tuberculosis in children

Karen du Preez, H. Simon Schaaf, Rory Dunbar, Elisabetta Walters, Alvera Swartz, Regan Solomons, Anneke C. Hesseling

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of peer support interventions on cardiovascular disease risk factors in adults with diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sonal J. Patil, Todd Ruppar, Richelle J. Koopman, Erik J. Lindbloom, Susan G. Elliott, David R. Mehr, Vicki S. Conn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A qualitative study of community perception and acceptance of biological larviciding for malaria mosquito control in rural Burkina Faso

Peter Dambach, Margarida Mendes Jorge, Issouf Traoré, Revati Phalkey, Hélène Sawadogo, Pascal Zabré, Moubassira Kagoné, Ali Sié, Rainer Sauerborn, Norbert Becker, Claudia Beiersmann

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of alcohol consumption and alcohol use disorders among outdoor drinkers in public open places in Nigeria

Victor O. Lasebikan, Olatunde Ayinde, Mayokun Odunleye, Babajide Adeyefa, Samson Adepoju, Shina Fakunle

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The association between employment status and health among British adults with and without intellectual impairments: cross-sectional analyses of a cohort study

Eric Emerson, Chris Hatton, Susannah Baines, Janet Robertson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The application of system dynamics modelling to environmental health decision-making and policy - a scoping review

Danielle J. Currie, Carl Smith, Paul Jagals

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Partner age differences and associated sexual risk behaviours among adolescent girls and young women in a cash transfer programme for schooling in Malawi

Roxanne Beauclair, Jonathan Dushoff, Wim Delva

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Does leaving an abusive partner lead to a decline in victimization?

Zohre Ahmadabadi, Jackob M. Najman, Gail M. Williams, Alexandra M. Clavarino, Peter d’Abbs, Nargess Saiepour

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Limitations of the S-TOFHLA in measuring poor numeracy: a cross-sectional study

Ashley J. Housten, Lisa M. Lowenstein, Diana S. Hoover, Viola B. Leal, Geetanjali R. Kamath, Robert J. Volk

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

School practices to promote social distancing in K-12 schools: review of influenza pandemic policies and practices

Lori Uscher-Pines, Heather L. Schwartz, Faruque Ahmed, Yenlik Zheteyeva, Erika Meza, Garrett Baker, Amra Uzicanin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An empirical exploration of female child marriage determinants in Indonesia

Lauren Rumble, Amber Peterman, Nadira Irdiana, Margaret Triyana, Emilie Minnick

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Socioeconomic inequalities in cardiometabolic control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Berta Ibáñez, Arkaitz Galbete, María José Goñi, Luis Forga, Laura Arnedo, Felipe Aizpuru, Julián Librero, Oscar Lecea, Koldo Cambra

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between skirt size and chronic liver disease in post-menopausal women: a prospective cohort study within the United Kingdom Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS)

P. M. Trembling, S. Apostolidou, A. Gentry-Maharaj, J. Parkes, A. Ryan, S. Tanwar, M. Burnell, U. Menon, W. M. Rosenberg

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Varicella in Poland: economic burden in children 1–12 years of age in Poland, 2010–2015

Jacek Wysocki, Ilona Malecka, Joanna Stryczynska-Kazubska, Emmanouil Rampakakis, Barbara Kuter, Lara J. Wolfson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Trends in unprotected intercourse among heterosexual men before and after brothel ban in Siem Reap, Cambodia: a serial cross-sectional study (2003–2012)

Mee Lian Wong, Alvin Kuo Jing Teo, Bee Choo Tai, Alwyn Mao Tong Ng, Raymond Boon Tar Lim, Dede Kam Tyng Tham, Nashwinder Kaur, Rayner Kay Jin Tan, Sarath Kros, Savun Touch, Maryan Chhit, Ian Lubek

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Calibration of the global physical activity questionnaire to Accelerometry measured physical activity and sedentary behavior

Kristen M. Metcalf, Barbara I. Baquero, Mayra L. Coronado Garcia, Shelby L. Francis, Kathleen F. Janz, Helena H. Laroche, Daniel K. Sewell

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Gender differences in occupational exposure to carcinogens among Italian workers

Alberto Scarselli, Marisa Corfiati, Davide Di Marzio, Alessandro Marinaccio, Sergio Iavicoli

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Food safety labelling of chicken to prevent campylobacteriosis: consumer expectations and current practices

Philip D. Allan, Chloe Palmer, Fiona Chan, Rebecca Lyons, Olivia Nicholson, Mitchell Rose, Simon Hales, Michael G. Baker

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Use of intervention mapping to adapt a health behavior change intervention for endometrial cancer survivors: the shape-up following cancer treatment program

Dimitrios A. Koutoukidis, Sonia Lopes, Lou Atkins, Helen Croker, M. Tish Knobf, Anne Lanceley, Rebecca J. Beeken

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Supporting change in chronic disease risk behaviours for people with a mental illness: a qualitative study of the experiences of family carers

Jacqueline M. Bailey, Vibeke Hansen, Paula M. Wye, John H. Wiggers, Kate M. Bartlem, Jennifer A. Bowman

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

TB epidemiology: where are the young women? Know your tuberculosis epidemic, know your response

Rubeshan Perumal, Kogieleum Naidoo, Nesri Padayatchi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Information-based cues at point of choice to change selection and consumption of food, alcohol and tobacco products: a systematic review

Patrice Carter, Giacomo Bignardi, Gareth J. Hollands, Theresa M. Marteau

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Complementary feeding practices and associated factors in Damot Weydie District, Welayta zone, South Ethiopia

Bereket Epheson, Zewdie Birhanu, Dessalegn Tamiru, Garumma Tolu Feyissa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Programming and supervision of resistance training leads to positive effects on strength and body composition: results from two randomised trials of community fitness programmes

Steven Mann, Alfonso Jimenez, James Steele, Sarah Domone, Matthew Wade, Chris Beedie

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Study design and baseline characteristics of a combined educational and environmental intervention trial to lower sodium intake in Swiss employees

Sigrid Beer-Borst, Xhyljeta Luta, Stefanie Hayoz, Kathrin Sommerhalder, Corinna Gréa Krause, Julia Eisenblätter, Sandra Jent, Stefan Siegenthaler, Rafael Aubert, Max Haldimann, Pasquale Strazzullo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk factors for the occurrence of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis among patients undergoing multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment in East Shoa, Ethiopia

Fanta Desissa, Tilaye Workineh, Takele Beyene

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Appropriateness of bone density measurement in Switzerland: a cross-sectional study

Stefan Zechmann, Nathalie Scherz, Oliver Reich, Beat Brüngger, Oliver Senn, Thomas Rosemann, Stefan Neuner-Jehle

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Social value of a nutritional counselling and support program for breastfeeding in urban poor settings, Nairobi

Sophie Goudet, Paula L. Griffiths, Caroline W. Wainaina, Teresia N. Macharia, Frederick M. Wekesah, Milka Wanjohi, Peter Muriuki, Elizabeth Kimani-Murage

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Employment stability and mental health in Spain: towards understanding the influence of gender and partner/marital status

Imma Cortès-Franch, Vicenta Escribà-Agüir, Joan Benach, Lucía Artazcoz

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Theoretical impact of simulated workplace-based primary prevention of carpal tunnel syndrome in a French region

Yves Roquelaure, Natacha Fouquet, Emilie Chazelle, Alexis Descatha, Bradley Evanoff, Julie Bodin, Audrey Petit

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

New indexes of body fat distribution and sex-specific risk of total and cause-specific mortality: a prospective cohort study

Susanne Rost, Dennis Freuer, Annette Peters, Barbara Thorand, Rolf Holle, Jakob Linseisen, Christa Meisinger

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Under-estimation of maternal and perinatal mortality revealed by an enhanced surveillance system: enumerating all births and deaths in Pakistan

Jasim Anwar, Siranda Torvaldsen, Mohamud Sheikh, Richard Taylor

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Subclinical atherosclerosis, cardiovascular health, and disease risk: is there a case for the Cardiovascular Health Index in the primary prevention population?

Sarah S. Singh, Courtney S. Pilkerton, Carl D. Shrader Jr, Stephanie J. Frisbee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Community influences on modern contraceptive use among young women in low and middle-income countries: a cross-sectional multi-country analysis

Massy Mutumba, Eliud Wekesa, Rob Stephenson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The association between balance and free-living physical activity in an older community-dwelling adult population: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ilona I. McMullan, Suzanne M. McDonough, Mark A. Tully, Margaret Cupples, Karen Casson, Brendan P. Bunting

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Photovoice and empowerment: evaluating the transformative potential of a participatory action research project

Kirsten Budig, Julia Diez, Paloma Conde, Marta Sastre, Mariano Hernán, Manuel Franco

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A school-based intervention program in promoting leisure-time physical activity: trial protocol

Masato Kawabata, Khai Leng Chua, Nikos L. D. Chatzisarantis

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Food beliefs and practices in urban poor communities in Accra: implications for health interventions

Sandra Boatemaa, Delali Margaret Badasu, Ama de-Graft Aikins

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Delayed age at transfer of adoptees to adoptive parents is associated with increased mortality irrespective of social class of the adoptive parents: a cohort study

Liselotte Petersen, Per Kragh Andersen, Thorkild I. A. Sørensen, Erik Lykke Mortensen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Adequacy of public health communications on H7N9 and MERS in Singapore: insights from a community based cross-sectional study

Yan’an Hou, Yi-roe Tan, Wei Yen Lim, Vernon Lee, Linda Wei Lin Tan, Mark I-Cheng Chen, Peiling Yap

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

EX-MET study: exercise in prevention on of metabolic syndrome – a randomized multicenter trial: rational and design

Arnt Erik Tjønna, Joyce S. Ramos, Axel Pressler, Martin Halle, Klaus Jungbluth, Erika Ermacora, Øyvind Salvesen, Jhennyfer Rodrigues, Carlos Roberto Bueno Jr, Peter Scott Munk, Jeff Coombes, Ulrik Wisløff

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk factors for neonatal early-onset group B streptococcus-related diseases after the implementation of a universal screening program in Taiwan

Li-Chen Hung, Pei-Tseng Kung, Tsan-Hung Chiu, Hsun-Pi Su, Ming Ho, Hui-Fen Kao, Li-Ting Chiu, Kuang-Hua Huang, Wen-Chen Tsai

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Trends and correlates of unhealthy dieting behaviours among adolescents in the United States, 1999–2013

Sarah N. M. Chin, Anthony A. Laverty, Filippos T. Filippidis

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The association between self-rated health and social environments, health behaviors and health outcomes: a structural equation analysis

Bevan Adrian Craig, Darren Peter Morton, Peter John Morey, Lillian Marton Kent, Alva Barry Gane, Terry Leslie Butler, Paul Meredith Rankin, Kevin Ross Price

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Intentional tanning behaviors among undergraduates on the United States’ Gulf Coast

Casey L. Daniel, Natalie R. Gassman, Alyssa M. Fernandez, Sejong Bae, Marcus C. B. Tan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Responses to textual and pictorial cigarette pack health warnings: findings from an exploratory cross-sectional survey study in Austria

Hannes Mayerl, Erwin Stolz, Wolfgang Freidl

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The silent burden of stigmatisation: a qualitative study among Dutch people with a low socioeconomic position

Audrey M. W. Simons, Inge Houkes, Annemarie Koster, Daniëlle A. I. Groffen, Hans Bosma

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Triglycerides and total cholesterol concentrations in association with IFG/IGT in Chinese adults in Qingdao, China

Jing Cui, Jianping Sun, Wei Wang, Nafeesa Yasmeen, Ma Ke, Hualei Xin, Qing Qiao, Aiguo Ma, Zulqarnain Baloch

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Respiratory syncytial virus tracking using internet search engine data

Eyal Oren, Justin Frere, Eran Yom-Tov, Elad Yom-Tov

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Measuring sport experiences in children and youth to better understand the impact of sport on health and positive youth development: designing a brief measure for population health surveys

John Cairney, Heather J. Clark, Matthew Y.W. Kwan, Mark Bruner, Katherine Tamminen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of breast-related symptoms, health care seeking behaviour and diagnostic needs among women in Burkina Faso

Leonie Ströbele, Eva Johanna Kantelhardt, Timongo Francoise Danielle Traoré Millogo, Maurice Sarigda, Jürgen Wacker, Kirstin Grosse Frie

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Overweight adolescents’ views on physical activity – experiences of participants in an internet-based intervention: a qualitative study

Turid Kristin Bigum Sundar, Knut Løndal, Per Lagerløv, Kari Glavin, Sølvi Helseth

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Design, implementation and evaluation of a web-based computer-tailored intervention to prevent binge drinking in adolescents: study protocol

Marta Lima-Serrano, José Manuel Martínez-Montilla, Joaquín S. Lima-Rodríguez, Liesbeth Mercken, Hein de Vries

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

HIV prevalence among female sex workers in Guigang City, Guangxi, China: an 8-year consecutive cross-sectional study

Jingzhen Lai, Chunwei Qin, Eric J. Nehl, Junjun Jiang, Yunxuan Huang, Bingyu Liang, Yuexiang Xu, Jiegang Huang, Zhiliang Xu, Chuanyi Ning, Yanyan Liao, Ning Zang, Wudi Wei, Fengxiang Qin, Jun Yu, Li Ye, Xionglin Qin, Hao Liang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Optimal dietary patterns designed from local foods to achieve maternal nutritional goals

Jofrey Raymond, Neema Kassim, Jerman W. Rose, Morris Agaba

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A cost-effectiveness analysis of a community based CVD program in Sweden based on a retrospective register cohort

Lars Lindholm, Anna Stenling, Margareta Norberg, Hans Stenlund, Lars Weinehall

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Metabolic syndrome and body shape predict differences in health parameters in farm working women

Ilze Mentoor, Maritza Kruger, Theo Nell

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A randomized controlled trial to evaluate utilization of physical activity recommendations among patients of cardiovascular healthcare centres in Eastern Slovakia: study design and rationale of the AWATAR study

Aurel Zelko, Alena Bukova, Peter Kolarcik, Peter Bakalar, Ivan Majercak, Jana Potocnikova, Sijmen A. Reijneveld, Jitse P. van Dijk

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Examining neighborhood and interpersonal norms and social support on fruit and vegetable intake in low-income communities

Akilah Dulin, Patricia M. Risica, Jennifer Mello, Rashid Ahmed, Kate B. Carey, Michelle Cardel, Chanelle J. Howe, Sarah Nadimpalli, Kim M. Gans

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The home electronic media environment and parental safety concerns: relationships with outdoor time after school and over the weekend among 9–11 year old children

Hannah J. Wilkie, Martyn Standage, Fiona B. Gillison, Sean P. Cumming, Peter T. Katzmarzyk

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The roles of health culture and physical environment in workplace health promotion: a two-year prospective intervention study in China

Yingnan Jia, Hua Fu, Junling Gao, Junming Dai, Pinpin Zheng

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Examining the spatiotemporal evolution of vaccine refusal: nonmedical exemptions from vaccination in California, 2000–2013

Paul L. Delamater, Timothy F. Leslie, Y. Tony Yang

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A Healthy School Start Plus for prevention of childhood overweight and obesity in disadvantaged areas through parental support in the school setting - study protocol for a parallel group cluster randomised trial

Liselotte Schäfer Elinder, Emma Patterson, Gisela Nyberg, Åsa Norman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Connecting the dots between breast cancer, obesity and alcohol consumption in middle-aged women: ecological and case control studies

E. R. Miller, C. Wilson, J. Chapman, I. Flight, A.-M. Nguyen, C. Fletcher, Ij Ramsey

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The obesogenic environment around elementary schools: food and beverage marketing to children in two Mexican cities

Simón Barquera, Lucia Hernández-Barrera, Stephen J. Rothenberg, Enrique Cifuentes

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patients’ experiences and perceptions on associates of TB treatment adherence: a qualitative study on DOTS service in public health centers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Zekariyas Sahile, Abenezer Yared, Mirgissa Kaba

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Subsistence difficulties are associated with more barriers to quitting and worse abstinence outcomes among homeless smokers: evidence from two studies in Boston, Massachusetts

Travis P. Baggett, Awesta Yaqubi, Seth A. Berkowitz, Sara M. Kalkhoran, Claire McGlave, Yuchiao Chang, Eric G. Campbell, Nancy A. Rigotti

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Relationship between combination antiretroviral therapy regimens and diabetes mellitus-related comorbidities among HIV patients in Gaborone Botswana

Jose Gaby Tshikuka, Goabaone Rankgoane-Pono, Mgaywa Gilbert Mjungu Damas Magafu, Tiny Masupe, Mooketsi Molefi, Maurice Nsikungu-Kalukul, John Thato Tlhakanelo, Shimeles Genna Hamda, Vincent Setlhare

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A school-based interdisciplinary approach to promote health and academic achievement among children in a deprived neighborhood: study protocol for a mixed-methods evaluation

Mariëlle E. Abrahamse, Caroline S. Jonkman, Janneke Harting

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Experiences of young smokers in quitting smoking in twin cities of Pakistan: a phenomenological study

Kanwal Shaheen, Oyinlola Oyebode, Haleema Masud

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correlates of screen time among 8–19-year-old students in China

Sunyue Ye, Lijian Chen, Qineng Wang, Qinggong Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Severity and susceptibility: measuring the perceived effectiveness and believability of tobacco health warnings

Olivia M. Maynard, Harry Gove, Andrew L. Skinner, Marcus R. Munafò

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Motivational profiles, accelerometer-derived physical activity, and acute diabetes-related symptoms in adults with type 2 diabetes

Alexandre Castonguay, Paule Miquelon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Education and micronutrient deficiencies: an ecological study exploring interactions between women’s schooling and children’s micronutrient status

Kassandra L. Harding, Victor M. Aguayo, William A. Masters, Patrick Webb

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Contesting restrictive mobility norms among female mentors implementing a sport based programme for young girls in a Mumbai slum

Shweta Bankar, Martine Collumbien, Madhumita Das, Ravi K. Verma, Beniamino Cislaghi, Lori Heise

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The impact of osteoarthritis on early exit from work: results from a population-based study

Pedro A. Laires, Helena Canhão, Ana M. Rodrigues, Mónica Eusébio, Miguel Gouveia, Jaime C. Branco

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection among coal workers’ pneumoconiosis patients in China: a cross-sectional study

Yan Jin, Huanqiang Wang, Jianfang Zhang, Chunguang Ding, Ke Wen, Jingguang Fan, Tao Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The public health emergency management system in China: trends from 2002 to 2012

Mei Sun, Ningze Xu, Chengyue Li, Dan Wu, Jiatong Zou, Ying Wang, Li Luo, Mingzhu Yu, Yu Zhang, Hua Wang, Peiwu Shi, Zheng Chen, Jian Wang, Yueliang Lu, Qi Li, Xinhua Wang, Zhenqiang Bi, Ming Fan, Liping Fu, Jingjin Yu, Mo Hao

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physical activity and sedentary behavior legislation in Canadian childcare facilities: an update

Leigh M. Vanderloo, Patricia Tucker

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correlates of healthy life expectancy in low- and lower-middle-income countries

Md Shariful Islam, Md Nazrul Islam Mondal, Md Ismail Tareque, Md Aminur Rahman, Md Nazrul Hoque, Md Munsur Ahmed, Hafiz T. A. Khan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between level of suicide risk, characteristics of suicide attempts, and mental disorders among suicide attempters

Subin Park, Yeeun Lee, Tak Youn, Byung Soo Kim, Jong Ik Park, Haesoo Kim, Hyo Chu Lee, Jin Pyo Hong

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparing the performance of circulating cathodic antigen and Kato-Katz techniques in evaluating Schistosoma mansoni infection in areas with low prevalence in selected counties of Kenya: a cross-sectional study

Collins Okoyo, Elses Simiyu, Sammy M. Njenga, Charles Mwandawiro

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Smoking among immigrant groups in metropolitan France: prevalence levels, male-to-female ratios and educational gradients

Myriam Khlat, Damien Bricard, Stéphane Legleye

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Determinants of malaria infection in Dembia district, Northwest Ethiopia: a case-control study

Fisseha Agegnehu, Alemayehu Shimeka, Firnus Berihun, Melkamu Tamir

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sound pressure levels generated at risk volume steps of portable listening devices: types of smartphone and genres of music

Gibbeum Kim, Woojae Han

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Is adolescent body mass index and waist circumference associated with the food environments surrounding schools and homes? A longitudinal analysis

Mark A. Green, Duncan Radley, Nik Lomax, Michelle A. Morris, Claire Griffiths

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Barriers to and motivators of handwashing behavior among mothers of neonates in rural Bangladesh

Shahana Parveen, Sharifa Nasreen, Jelena V. Allen, Kelly B. Kamm, Shifat Khan, Shirina Akter, Tajnin Marin Lopa, K. Zaman, Shams El Arifeen, Stephen P. Luby, Pavani K. Ram

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Associations between ideational variables and bed net use in Madagascar, Mali, and Nigeria

J. Douglas Storey, Stella O. Babalola, Emily E. Ricotta, Kathleen A. Fox, Michael Toso, Nan Lewicky, Hannah Koenker

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Care Cascade for targeted tuberculosis testing and linkage to Care in Homeless Populations in the United States: a meta-analysis

Andrea Parriott, Mohsen Malekinejad, Amanda P. Miller, Suzanne M. Marks, Hacsi Horvath, James G. Kahn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physical activity and chronic diseases among older people in a mid-size city in China: a longitudinal investigation of bipolar effects

Peiling Zhou, Anne K. Hughes, Sue C. Grady, Li Fang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Understanding community-based participatory research through a social movement framework: a case study of the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project

Marie-Claude Tremblay, Debbie H. Martin, Alex M. McComber, Amelia McGregor, Ann C. Macaulay

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How timely closure can reduce outbreak duration: gastroenteritis in care homes in North West England, 2012–2016

Thomas Inns, Alex Keenan, Rita Huyton, John Harris, Miren Iturriza-Gomara, Sarah J. O’Brien, Roberto Vivancos

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The challenge of maintaining microscopist capacity at basic levels for malaria elimination in Jiangsu Province, China

Guisheng Ding, Guoding Zhu, Caiqun Cao, Ping Miao, Yuanyuan Cao, Weiming Wang, Yaping Gu, Sui Xu, Shengqiang Wang, Huayun Zhou, Jun Cao

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mass media and risk factors for cancer: the under-representation of age

Sara Macdonald, Yvonne Cunningham, Chris Patterson, Katie Robb, Una Macleod, Thomas Anker, Shona Hilton

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health conditions and lifestyle risk factors of adults living in Puerto Rico: a cross-sectional study

Josiemer Mattei, Martha Tamez, Carlos F. Ríos-Bedoya, Rui S. Xiao, Katherine L. Tucker, José F. Rodríguez-Orengo