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BMC Public Health

BMC Public Health 1/2008

Ausgabe 1/2008

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 429 Artikel )

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Design of a RCT evaluating the (cost-) effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention for male construction workers at risk for cardiovascular disease: The Health under Construction study

Iris F Groeneveld, Karin I Proper, Allard J van der Beek, Cor van Duivenbooden, Willem van Mechelen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The relationship between smokers' motivation to quit and intensity of tobacco control at the population level: a comparison of five European countries

Jochen René Thyrian, Demosthenes B Panagiotakos, Evangelos Polychronopoulos, Robert West, Witold Zatonski, Ulrich John

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Health problems and help-seeking in a nationwide sample of operational Norwegian ambulance personnel

Tom Sterud, Erlend Hem, Øivind Ekeberg, Bjørn Lau

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

A systematic review of school-based sexual health interventions to prevent STI/HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

Virginia A Paul-Ebhohimhen, Amudha Poobalan, Edwin R van Teijlingen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Correlates of tobacco cessation counseling among Hispanic physicians in the US: A cross-sectional survey study

Francisco G Soto Mas, Héctor G Balcázar, Julia Valderrama Alberola, Chiehwen Ed Hsu

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Suicide mortality trends by sex, age and method in Taiwan, 1971–2005

Jin-Jia Lin, Tsung-Hsueh Lu

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Presentations of patients of poisoning and predictors of poisoning-related fatality: Findings from a hospital-based prospective study

Hsin-Ling Lee, Hung-Jung Lin, Steve Ting-Yuan Yeh, Chih-Hsien Chi, How-Ran Guo

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Mental health literacy and attitudes in a Swedish community sample – Investigating the role of personal experience of mental health care

Karin M Dahlberg, Margda Waern, Bo Runeson

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Traditional values of virginity and sexual behaviour in rural Ethiopian youth: results from a cross-sectional study

Mitike Molla, Yemane Berhane, Bernt Lindtjørn

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Age at disability onset and self-reported health status

Eric W Jamoom, Willi Horner-Johnson, Rie Suzuki, Elena M Andresen, Vincent A Campbell, the RRTC Expert Panel on Health Status Measurement

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Barriers and enablers in the management of tuberculosis treatment in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a qualitative study

Mette Sagbakken, Jan C Frich, Gunnar Bjune

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of a workplace intervention for sick-listed employees with common mental disorders: design of a randomized controlled trial

Sandra H van Oostrom, Johannes R Anema, Berend Terluin, Henrica CW de Vet, Dirk L Knol, Willem van Mechelen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The 2003 Australian Breast Health Survey: survey design and preliminary results

Elmer V Villanueva, Sandra Jones, Caroline Nehill, Simone Favelle, David Steel, Donald Iverson, Helen Zorbas

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Correlations of knowledge and preference of medical students for a specialty career: a case-study of youth health care

Marc BM Soethout, Olle TJ ten Cate, Gerrit van der Wal

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

A systematic review of delay in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis

Dag Gundersen Storla, Solomon Yimer, Gunnar Aksel Bjune

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Effects of neighbourhood income on reported body mass index: an eight year longitudinal study of Canadian children

Lisa N Oliver, Michael V Hayes

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Psychiatric disorders and urbanization in Germany

Jack Dekker, Jaap Peen, Jurrijn Koelen, Filip Smit, Robert Schoevers

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Establishing a nationwide emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system for better public health responses in Taiwan

Tsung-Shu Joseph Wu, Fuh-Yuan Frank Shih, Muh-Yong Yen, Jiunn-Shyan Julian Wu, Shiou-Wen Lu, Kevin Chi-Ming Chang, Chao Hsiung, Jr-How Chou, Yu-Tseng Chu, Hang Chang, Chan-Hsien Chiu, Fu-Chiang Richard Tsui, Michael M Wagner, Ih-Jen Su, Chwan-Chuen King

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The SMILE study: a study of medical information and lifestyles in Eindhoven, the rationale and contents of a large prospective dynamic cohort study

Marjan van den Akker, Mark G Spigt, Lore De Raeve, Ben van Steenkiste, Job FM Metsemakers, Ernst J van Voorst, Hein de Vries

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Is it worth investing in mental health promotion and prevention of mental illness? A systematic review of the evidence from economic evaluations

Ingrid Zechmeister, Reinhold Kilian, David McDaid, the MHEEN group

01.12.2008 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Reanalysis of updated mortality among vinyl and polyvinyl chloride workers: Confirmation of historical evidence and new findings

Valerio Gennaro, Marcello Ceppi, Paolo Crosignani, Fabio Montanaro

01.12.2008 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Methodologies used to estimate tobacco-attributable mortality: a review

Mónica Pérez-Ríos, Agustín Montes

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Lifestyle behaviors, obesity, and perceived health among men with and without a diagnosis of prostate cancer: A population-based, cross-sectional study

Laura Q Rogers, Kerry S Courneya, Rammarayan Paragi-Gururaja, Stephen J Markwell, Remi Imeokparia

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

What was retained? The assessment of the training for the peer trainers' course on short and long term basis

Vildan Mevsim, Dilek Guldal, Nilgun Ozcakar, Ozge Saygin

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Identification of patients for clinical risk assessment by prediction of cardiovascular risk using default risk factor values

Tom Marshall

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka: small-area variations in incidence

Celie Manuel, David J Gunnell, Wim van der Hoek, Andrew Dawson, Ishika K Wijeratne, Flemming Konradsen

01.12.2008 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Systematic screening for unsafe driving due to medical conditions: Still debatable

Sandy Leproust, Emmanuel Lagarde, L Rachid Salmi

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Status and perspectives of hospital mortality in a public urban Hellenic hospital, based on a five-year review

Iordanis N Papadopoulos, Maria Papaefthymiou, Leonidas Roumeliotis, Vasilios G Panagopoulos, Anna Stefanidou, Anastasia Kostaki

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Where to deliver? Analysis of choice of delivery location from a national survey in India

Amardeep Thind, Amir Mohani, Kaberi Banerjee, Fred Hagigi

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Women with learning disabilities and access to cervical screening: retrospective cohort study using case control methods

Fiona Reynolds, Debbi Stanistreet, Peter Elton

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Lost opportunities in HIV prevention: programmes miss places where exposures are highest

Ingvild F Sandøy, Seter Siziya, Knut Fylkesnes

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Does economic development contribute to sex differences in ischaemic heart disease mortality? Hong Kong as a natural experiment using a case-control study

C Mary Schooling, Tai Hing Lam, Sai Yin Ho, Kwok Hang Mak, Gabriel M Leung

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Socio-economic class, rurality and risk of cutaneous melanoma by site and gender in Sweden

Beatriz Pérez-Gómez, Nuria Aragonés, Per Gustavsson, Virginia Lope, Gonzalo López-Abente, Marina Pollán

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Attitudes to colorectal cancer screening among ethnic minority groups in the UK

Kathryn A Robb, Ijeoma Solarin, Emily Power, Wendy Atkin, Jane Wardle

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Rating neighborhoods for older adult health: results from the African American Health study

Elena M Andresen, Theodore K Malmstrom, Fredric D Wolinsky, Mario Schootman, J Philip Miller, Douglas K Miller

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Pattern of medical waste management: existing scenario in Dhaka City, Bangladesh

M Manzurul Hassan, Shafiul Azam Ahmed, K Anisur Rahman, Tarit Kanti Biswas

01.12.2008 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

A hidden HIV epidemic among women in Vietnam

Thu Anh Nguyen, Pauline Oosterhoff, Anita Hardon, Hien Nguyen Tran, Roel A Coutinho, Pamela Wright

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Impacts of the Finnish service screening programme on breast cancer rates

Ahti Anttila, Tytti Sarkeala, Timo Hakulinen, Sirpa Heinävaara

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Relationship between soy and isoflavone intake and periodontal disease: The Freshmen in Dietetic Courses Study II

Keiko Tanaka, Satoshi Sasaki, Kentaro Murakami, Hitomi Okubo, Yoshiko Takahashi, Yoshihiro Miyake, for the Freshmen in Dietetic Courses Study II Group

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Changes in health and primary health care use of Moroccan and Turkish migrants between 2001 and 2005: a longitudinal study

Majda Lamkaddem, Peter M Spreeuwenberg, Walter L Devillé, Marleen Foets, Peter P Groenewegen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The influence of active coping and perceived stress on health disparities in a multi-ethnic low income sample

Jennifer M Watson, Henrietta L Logan, Scott L Tomar

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Can the concept of Health Promoting Schools help to improve students' health knowledge and practices to combat the challenge of communicable diseases: Case study in Hong Kong?

Albert Lee, Martin CS Wong, Vera MW Keung, Hilda SK Yuen, Frances Cheng, Jennifer SY Mok

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Somatic health among heroin addicts before and during opioid maintenance treatment: a retrospective cohort study

Ivar Skeie, Mette Brekke, Morten Lindbæk, Helge Waal

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The association between socioeconomic position, use of revascularization procedures and five-year survival after recovery from acute myocardial infarction

Maria Rosvall, Basile Chaix, John Lynch, Martin Lindström, Juan Merlo

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Parents' perceived vulnerability and perceived control in preventing Meningococcal C infection: a large-scale interview study about vaccination

Danielle RM Timmermans, Lidewij Henneman, Remy A Hirasing, Gerrit van der Wal

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Sense of coherence and diabetes: A prospective occupational cohort study

Anne M Kouvonen, Ari Väänänen, Stephen A Woods, Tarja Heponiemi, Aki Koskinen, Salla Toppinen-Tanner

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

A longitudinal study of environmental tobacco smoke exposure in children: Parental self reports versus age dependent biomarkers

Carme Puig, Oscar Garcia-Algar, Toni Monleon, Roberta Pacifici, Piergiorgio Zuccaro, Jordi Sunyer, Cecilia Figueroa, Simona Pichini, Oriol Vall

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Working conditions, self-perceived stress, anxiety, depression and quality of life: A structural equation modelling approach

Bin Nordin Rusli, Bin Abdin Edimansyah, Lin Naing

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Hepatitis B virus infection among pregnant women in Taiwan: Comparison between women born in Taiwan and other southeast countries

Ching-Chiang Lin, Hsiu-Shu Hsieh, Yu-Jie Huang, Yeou-Lih Huang, Ming-Kun Ku, Hsin-Chia Hung

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Investigating socio-economic-demographic determinants of tobacco use in Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Ali Yawar Alam, Azhar Iqbal, Khalif Bile Mohamud, Ronald E Laporte, Ashfaq Ahmed, Sania Nishtar

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Spread pattern of the first dengue epidemic in the city of Salvador, Brazil

Florisneide R Barreto, Maria Gloria Teixeira, Maria da Conceição N Costa, Marilia S Carvalho, Mauricio L Barreto

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Risk factors for maternal death in the highlands of rural northern Tanzania: a case-control study

Bjørg Evjen-Olsen, Sven Gudmund Hinderaker, Rolv Terje Lie, Per Bergsjø, Peter Gasheka, Gunnar Kvåle

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

What explains between-school differences in rates of sexual experience?

Marion Henderson, Isabella Butcher, Daniel Wight, Lisa Williamson, Gillian Raab

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

An investigation of the population impact of variation in HbA1clevels in older people in England and Wales: From a population based multi-centre longitudinal study

Lu Gao, Fiona E Matthews, Lincoln A Sargeant, Carol Brayne, MRC CFAS

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Intimate partner violence against women in rural Vietnam - different socio-demographic factors are associated with different forms of violence: Need for new intervention guidelines?

Nguyen Dang Vung, Per-Olof Ostergren, Gunilla Krantz

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Cancer mortality differences among urban and rural residents in Lithuania

Giedre Smailyte, Juozas Kurtinaitis

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Social inequalities in changes in health-related behaviour among Slovak adolescents aged between 15 and 19: A longitudinal study

Ferdinand Salonna, Jitse P van Dijk, Andrea Madarasova Geckova, Maria Sleskova, Johan W Groothoff, Sijmen A Reijneveld

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Key health promotion factors among male members of staff at a higher educational institution: A cross-sectional postal survey

Alena Vasianovich, Edwin R van Teijlingen, Garth Reid, Neil W Scott

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Comparing estimates of influenza-associated hospitalization and death among adults with congestive heart failure based on how influenza season is defined

Carolyn Sandoval, Stephen D Walter, Paul Krueger, Mark B Loeb

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The long-term hospitalization experience following military service in the 1991 Gulf War among veterans remaining on active duty, 1994–2004

Tomoko I Hooper, Samar F DeBakey, Barbara E Nagaraj, Kimberly S Bellis, Besa Smith, Tyler C Smith, Gary D Gackstetter

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Social contact networks for the spread of pandemic influenza in children and teenagers

Laura M Glass, Robert J Glass

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Gender, socio-economic status and metabolic syndrome in middle-aged and old adults

Ana C Santos, Shah Ebrahim, Henrique Barros

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

"That is why I stopped the ART": Patients' & providers' perspectives on barriers to and enablers of HIV treatment adherence in a South African workplace programme

Mison Dahab, Salome Charalambous, Robin Hamilton, Katherine Fielding, Karina Kielmann, Gavin J Churchyard, Alison D Grant

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Traditional circumcision during manhood initiation rituals in the Eastern Cape, South Africa: a pre-post intervention evaluation

Karl Peltzer, Ayanda Nqeketo, George Petros, Xola Kanta

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Prevalence of HIV, Herpes Simplex Virus-2, and Syphilis in male sex partners of pregnant women in Peru

Jesse L Clark, Kelika A Konda, Cesar V Munayco, Monica Pún, Andres G Lescano, Segundo R Leon, Jose Pajuelo, Luis Suarez-Ognio, Jeffrey D Klausner, Thomas J Coates, Carlos F Cáceres

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Monitoring trends in socioeconomic health inequalities: it matters how you measure

Young-Ho Khang, Sung-Cheol Yun, John W Lynch

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

An investigation of the smoking behaviours of parents before, during and after the birth of their children in Taiwan

Shu-Fang Shih, Likwang Chen, Chi Pang Wen, Wei-Chih Yang, Yaw-Tang Shih

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Sputum microscopy for the diagnosis of HIV-associated pulmonary tuberculosis in Tanzania

Mecky Matee, Lillian Mtei, Tarja Lounasvaara, Wendy Wieland-Alter, Richard Waddell, Johnson Lyimo, Muhammad Bakari, Kisali Pallangyo, C Fordham von Reyn

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Health information seeking on the Internet: a double divide? Results from a representative survey in the Paris metropolitan area, France, 2005–2006

Emilie Renahy, Isabelle Parizot, Pierre Chauvin

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Psychometric evaluation of the Problem Areas in Diabetes (PAID) survey in Southern, rural African American women with Type 2 diabetes

Stephania T Miller, Tom A Elasy

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

How effective is good domestic kitchen hygiene at reducing diarrhoeal disease in developed countries? A systematic review and reanalysis of the UK IID study

Anna Stenberg, Clare Macdonald, Paul R Hunter

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The association of urinary cadmium with sex steroid hormone concentrations in a general population sample of US adult men

Andy Menke, Eliseo Guallar, Meredith S Shiels, Sabine Rohrmann, Shehzad Basaria, Nader Rifai, William G Nelson, Elizabeth A Platz

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The Sandwell Project: A controlled evaluation of a programme of targeted screening for prevention of cardiovascular disease in primary care

Tom Marshall, Paul Westerby, Jenny Chen, Mary Fairfield, Jenny Harding, Ruth Westerby, Rajai Ahmad, John Middleton

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Daylight saving time transitions and hospital treatments due to accidents or manic episodes

Tuuli A Lahti, Jari Haukka, Jouko Lönnqvist, Timo Partonen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Depression and termination of pregnancy (induced abortion) in a national cohort of young Australian women: the confounding effect of women's experience of violence

Angela J Taft, Lyndsey F Watson

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Scale Development: Factors Affecting Diet, Exercise, and Stress Management (FADESM)

Mei-Wei Chang, Roger Brown, Susan Nitzke

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Japanese cancer patient participation in and satisfaction with treatment-related decision-making: A qualitative study

Yoshiko Watanabe, Miyako Takahashi, Ichiro Kai

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Baseline assessment of prevalence and geographical distribution of HPV types in Chile using self-collected vaginal samples

Catterina Ferreccio, Alejandro Corvalán, Paula Margozzini, Paola Viviani, Claudia González, Ximena Aguilera, Patti E Gravitt

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The prevalence of self-reported deliberate self harm in Irish adolescents

Carolyn Morey, Paul Corcoran, Ella Arensman, Ivan J Perry

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Reduction in young male suicide in Scotland

Cameron Stark, Diane Stockton, Rob Henderson

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Disclosure experience and associated factors among HIV positive men and women clinical service users in southwest Ethiopia

Kebede Deribe, Kifle Woldemichael, Mekitie Wondafrash, Amaha Haile, Alemayehu Amberbir

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Vaccination coverage in children can be estimated from health insurance data

Helen Kalies, Rebekka Redel, Rudolf Varga, Martin Tauscher, Rüdiger von Kries

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Negotiating the transition from adolescence to motherhood: Coping with prenatal and parenting stress in teenage mothers in Mulago hospital, Uganda

Dan K Kaye

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Obesity and cardio-metabolic risk factors in urban adults of Benin: Relationship with socio-economic status, urbanisation, and lifestyle patterns

Roger Sodjinou, Victoire Agueh, Benjamin Fayomi, Hélène Delisle

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

An investigation into the prevalence of dog bites to primary school children in Trinidad

Karla Georges, Abiodun Adesiyun

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Social correlates of cigarette smoking among Icelandic adolescents: A population-based cross-sectional study

Alfgeir L Kristjansson, Inga D Sigfusdottir, John P Allegrante, Asgeir R Helgason

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Analysis of oral cancer epidemiology in the US reveals state-specific trends: implications for oral cancer prevention

Karl Kingsley, Susan O'Malley, Marcia Ditmyer, Michelle Chino

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Sense of coherence and attrition during four-year follow-up in cohorts of permanent and non-permanent Finnish employees

Virpi Liukkonen, Pekka Virtanen, Mika Kivimäki, Jaana Pentti, Jussi Vahtera

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Rationale, design, and analysis of combined Brazilian household budget survey and food intake individual data

R Sichieri, RA Pereira, A Martins, ABPA Vasconcellos, A Trichopoulou

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Adolescents' health and health behaviour as predictors of injury death. A prospective cohort follow-up of 652,530 person-years

Ville M Mattila, Jari Parkkari, Leena Koivusilta, Tapio Nummi, Pekka Kannus, Arja Rimpelä

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Self-management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a qualitative investigation from the perspective of participants in a nurse-led, shared-care programme in the Netherlands

Albine Moser, Harry van der Bruggen, Guy Widdershoven, Cor Spreeuwenberg

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Exposure to the tsunami disaster, PTSD symptoms and increased substance use – an Internet based survey of male and female residents of Switzerland

Stefan Vetter, Astrid Rossegger, Wulf Rossler, Jonathan I Bisson, Jerome Endrass

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Undocumented migrants lack access to pregnancy care and prevention

Hans Wolff, Manuella Epiney, Ana P Lourenco, Michael C Costanza, Jacqueline Delieutraz-Marchand, Nicole Andreoli, Jean-Bernard Dubuisson, Jean-Michel Gaspoz, Olivier Irion

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Positive deviance control-case life history: a method to develop grounded hypotheses about successful long-term avoidance of infection

Samuel R Friedman, Pedro Mateu-Gelabert, Milagros Sandoval, Holly Hagan, Don C Des Jarlais

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Validity of parental work information on the birth certificate

Jean D Brender, Lucina Suarez, Peter H Langlois

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Estimating the burden of rhodesiense sleeping sickness during an outbreak in Serere, eastern Uganda

Eric M Fèvre, Martin Odiit, Paul G Coleman, Mark EJ Woolhouse, Susan C Welburn

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Prevalence and correlates of tobacco use amongst junior collegiates in twin cities of western Nepal: A cross-sectional, questionnaire-based survey

Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy, PV Kishore, Jagadish Paudel, Ritesh G Menezes

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

A 6 year Geohelminth infection profile of children at high altitude in Western Nepal

Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay, Godwin Wilson, Kiran Chawla, Binu VS, PG Shivananda

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Impact of methodological "shortcuts" in conducting public health surveys: Results from a vaccination coverage survey

Elizabeth T Luman, Mariana Sablan, Shannon Stokley, Mary M McCauley, Kate M Shaw

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Surveillance study of vector species on board passenger ships, Risk factors related to infestations

Varvara A Mouchtouri, Rimma Anagnostopoulou, Anna Samanidou-Voyadjoglou, Kalliopi Theodoridou, Chrissi Hatzoglou, Jenny Kremastinou, Christos Hadjichristodoulou

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Neighbourhood perceptions of physical activity: a qualitative study

Louise N Burgoyne, Catherine Woods, Rosarie Coleman, Ivan J Perry

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Gender, school and academic year differences among Spanish university students at high-risk for developing an eating disorder: An epidemiologic study

Ana R Sepulveda, Jose A Carrobles, Ana M Gandarillas

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The Infant Feeding Activity and Nutrition Trial (INFANT) an early intervention to prevent childhood obesity: Cluster-randomised controlled trial

Karen Campbell, Kylie Hesketh, David Crawford, Jo Salmon, Kylie Ball, Zoë McCallum

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Paternal psychosocial work conditions and mental health outcomes: A case-control study

Stefania Maggi, Aleck Ostry, James Tansey, James Dunn, Ruth Hershler, Lisa Chen, Clyde Hertzman

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Acupuncture, chiropractic and osteopathy use in Australia: a national population survey

Charlie CL Xue, Anthony L Zhang, Vivian Lin, Ray Myers, Barbara Polus, David F Story

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

A comparison of four scoring methods based on the parent-rated Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire as used in the Dutch preventive child health care system

Mathilde R Crone, Anton GC Vogels, Femke Hoekstra, Philip DA Treffers, Sijmen A Reijneveld

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Extrapulmonary tuberculosis, human immunodeficiency virus, and foreign birth in North Carolina, 1993 – 2006

Aaron M Kipp, Jason E Stout, Carol Dukes Hamilton, Annelies Van Rie

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Prevalence of prehypertension and associated cardiovascular risk profiles among prediabetic Omani adults

Shyam Sundar Ganguly, Mohammed Ali Al-Shafaee, Kamlesh Bhargava, Kalyan Kanti Duttagupta

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Hospitalizations associated with rotavirus gastroenteritis in Spain, 2001–2005

Ana López-de-Andrés, Rodrigo Jiménez-García, Pilar Carrasco-Garrido, Alejandro Alvaro-Meca, Patricia Graciela Galarza, Ángel Gil de Miguel

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Chronic disease mortality associated with infectious agents: A comparative cohort study of migrants from the Former Soviet Union in Israel and Germany

Jördis J Ott, Ari M Paltiel, Volker Winkler, Heiko Becher

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Life style related to blood pressure and body weight in adolescence: Cross sectional data from the Young-HUNT study, Norway

Magnus H Fasting, Tom IL Nilsen, Turid L Holmen, Torstein Vik

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Socioeconomic position and risk of short-term weight gain: Prospective study of 14,619 middle-aged men and women

Lisa R Purslow, Elizabeth H Young, Nicholas J Wareham, Nita Forouhi, Eric J Brunner, Robert N Luben, Ailsa A Welch, Kay-Tee Khaw, Shelia A Bingham, Manjinder S Sandhu

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The effectiveness of brief personalized normative feedback in reducing alcohol-related problems amongst University students: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Teresa Moreira, David R Foxcroft

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Evaluating human papillomavirus vaccination programs in Canada: should provincial healthcare pay for voluntary adult vaccination?

Marco Llamazares, Robert J Smith

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Risk factors for childhood obesity: shift of the entire BMI distribution vs. shift of the upper tail only in a cross sectional study

André M Toschke, Rüdiger von Kries, Andreas Beyerlein, Simon Rückinger

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Calculating expected years of life lost for assessing local ethnic disparities in causes of premature death

Tomás J Aragón, Daphne Y Lichtensztajn, Brian S Katcher, Randy Reiter, Mitchell H Katz

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in population-based studies: Systematic review

Qiu-Li Zhang, Dietrich Rothenbacher

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The influences of Taiwan's generic grouping price policy on drug prices and expenditures: Evidence from analysing the consumption of the three most-used classes of cardiovascular drugs

Chi-Liang Chen, Likwang Chen, Wei-Chih Yang

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The influence of multi-morbidity and self-reported socio-economic standing on the prevalence of depression in an elderly Hong Kong population

Samuel YS Wong, Stewart W Mercer, Jean Woo, Jason Leung

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Stages of development and injury: An epidemiological survey of young children presenting to an emergency department

Kirsty MacInnes, David H Stone

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Reliability of medical students' vaccination histories for immunisable diseases

Sabine Wicker, Regina Allwinn, René Gottschalk, Holger F Rabenau

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Epidemiological analysis of injury in Shandong Province, China

Jixiang Ma, Xiaolei Guo, Aiqiang Xu, Jiyu Zhang, Chongqi Jia

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Why do people fail to turn good intentions into action? The role of executive control processes in the translation of healthy eating intentions into action in young Scottish adults

Julia L Allan, Marie Johnston, Neil Campbell

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Parents' concerns about children are highly prevalent but often not confirmed by child doctors and nurses

Sijmen A Reijneveld, Gea de Meer, Carin H Wiefferink, Matty R Crone

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Age differences in mental health literacy

Louise Farrer, Liana Leach, Kathleen M Griffiths, Helen Christensen, Anthony F Jorm

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Psychological, social and biological determinants of ill health (pSoBid): Study Protocol of a population-based study

Yoga N Velupillai, Chris J Packard, G David Batty, Vladimir Bezlyak, Harry Burns, Jonathan Cavanagh, Kevin Deans, Ian Ford, Agnes McGinty, Keith Millar, Naveed Sattar, Paul Shiels, Carol Tannahill

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Sex and the city: Differences in disease- and disability-free life years, and active community participation of elderly men and women in 7 cities in Latin America and the Caribbean

Angela MC Rose, Anselm J Hennis, Ian R Hambleton

01.12.2008 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The body politic: the relationship between stigma and obesity-associated disease

Peter Muennig

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Reasons for not using smoking cessation aids

Beatrice Gross, Leonie Brose, Anja Schumann, Sabina Ulbricht, Christian Meyer, Henry Völzke, Hans-Jürgen Rumpf, Ulrich John

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Promoting prevention with economic arguments – The case of Finnish occupational health services

Eila Kankaanpää, Aki Suhonen, Hannu Valtonen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The area-based social patterning of injuries among 10 to 19 year olds Changes over time in the Stockholm County

Anne-Mari Reimers, Antonio Ponce de Leon, Lucie Laflamme

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Viral hepatitis in Germany: poor vaccination coverage and little knowledge about transmission in target groups

Karl Schenkel, Doris Radun, Viviane Bremer, Nikolaus Bocter, Osamah Hamouda

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Rapid increases in obesity in Jamaica, compared to Nigeria and the United States

Ramón A Durazo-Arvizu, Amy Luke, Richard S Cooper, Guichan Cao, Lara Dugas, Adebowale Adeyemo, Michael Boyne, Terrence Forrester

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Smoking in context – a multilevel approach to smoking among females in Helsinki

Sakari Karvonen, Petteri Sipilä, Pekka Martikainen, Ossi Rahkonen, Mikko Laaksonen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Estimating the costs of school closure for mitigating an influenza pandemic

Md Z Sadique, Elisabeth J Adams, William J Edmunds

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Predictors of early sexual initiation among a nationally representative sample of Nigerian adolescents

Adesegun O Fatusi, Robert W Blum

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Verifiability of diagnostic categories and work ability in the context of disability pension award: A survey on "gatekeeping" among general practitioners in Norway

Rein Overland, Simon Overland, Kristian Nyborg Johansen, Arnstein Mykletun

01.12.2008 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Learning from a Rapid Health Impact Assessment of a proposed maternity service reconfiguration in the English NHS

Greg Fell, Sophie Haroon

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

What they fill in today, may not be useful tomorrow: Lessons learned from studying Medical Records at the Women hospital in Tabriz, Iran

Faramarz Pourasghar, Hossein Malekafzali, Alireza Kazemi, Johan Ellenius, Uno Fors

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Obesity and prevalence of chronic diseases in the 1999–2000 Italian National Health Survey

Stefano Calza, Adriano Decarli, Monica Ferraroni

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Reproductive health and pregnancy outcomes among French gulf war veterans

Catherine Verret, Mathe-Aline Jutand, Catherine De Vigan, Marion Bégassat, Lynda Bensefa-Colas, Patrick Brochard, Roger Salamon

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The ENDORSE study: Research into environmental determinants of obesity related behaviors in Rotterdam schoolchildren

Klazine van der Horst, Anke Oenema, Petra van de Looij-Jansen, Johannes Brug

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Impact of five years of peer-mediated interventions on sexual behavior and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya

Stanley Luchters, Matthew F Chersich, Agnes Rinyiru, Mary-Stella Barasa, Nzioki King'ola, Kishorchandra Mandaliya, Wilkister Bosire, Sam Wambugu, Peter Mwarogo, Marleen Temmerman

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Chinese version of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey: cross-cultural instrument adaptation

Ping-Ling Chen, Hung-Yi Chiou, Yi-Hua Chen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Intentional injury reported by young people in the Federated States of Micronesia, Kingdom of Tonga and Vanuatu

Ben J Smith, Philayrath Phongsavan, Dale Bampton, Genevieve Peacocke, Mercedes Gilmete, Drew Havea, Tien Chey, Adrian E Bauman

01.12.2008 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Proposal of a framework for evaluating military surveillance systems for early detection of outbreaks on duty areas

Jean-Baptiste Meynard, Herve Chaudet, Andrew D Green, Henry L Jefferson, Gaetan Texier, Daniel Webber, Bruce Dupuy, Jean-Paul Boutin

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Suicide among adults aged 30–49: A psychological autopsy study in Hong Kong

Paul WC Wong, Wincy SC Chan, Eric YH Chen, Sandra SM Chan, YW Law, Paul SF Yip

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Patterns of coronary heart disease mortality over the 20th century in England and Wales: Possible plateaus in the rate of decline

Steven Allender, Peter Scarborough, Martin O'Flaherty, Simon Capewell

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Factors predicting drop out from, and retention in, specialist drug treatment services: A case control study in the North West of England

Caryl M Beynon, Alison M McMinn, Adam JE Marr

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Development and validation of psychosocial determinants measures of physical activity among Iranian adolescent girls

Ashraf Pirasteh, Alireza Hidarnia, Ali Asghari, Soghrate Faghihzadeh, Fazlollah Ghofranipour

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Prevalence of high frequency hearing loss consistent with noise exposure among people working with sound systems and general population in Brazil: A cross-sectional study

Regina P El Dib, Edina MK Silva, José F Morais, Virgínia FM Trevisani

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Cancer patterns among children of Turkish descent in Germany: A study at the German Childhood Cancer Registry

Jacob Spallek, Claudia Spix, Hajo Zeeb, Peter Kaatsch, Oliver Razum

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Are hygiene and public health interventions likely to improve outcomes for Australian Aboriginal children living in remote communities? A systematic review of the literature

Elizabeth McDonald, Ross Bailie, David Brewster, Peter Morris

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Tackling tuberculosis patients' internalized social stigma through patient centred care: An intervention study in rural Nicaragua

Jean Macq, Alejandro Solis, Guillermo Martinez, Patrick Martiny

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Sexual uses of alcohol and drugs and the associated health risks: A cross sectional study of young people in nine European cities

Mark A Bellis, Karen Hughes, Amador Calafat, Montse Juan, Anna Ramon, José A Rodriguez, Fernando Mendes, Susanne Schnitzer, Penny Phillips-Howard

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The perceived impact of location privacy: A web-based survey of public health perspectives and requirements in the UK and Canada

Philip AbdelMalik, Maged N Kamel Boulos, Ray Jones

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Malaria treatment in the retail sector: Knowledge and practices of drug sellers in rural Tanzania

Manuel W Hetzel, Angel Dillip, Christian Lengeler, Brigit Obrist, June J Msechu, Ahmed M Makemba, Christopher Mshana, Alexander Schulze, Hassan Mshinda

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Timing of therapy for latent tuberculosis infection among immigrants presenting to a U.S. public health clinic: a retrospective study

Kathleen R Page, Yukari C Manabe, Akintoye Adelakun, Lynn Federline, Wendy Cronin, James D Campbell, Susan E Dorman

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Does transition from an unstable labour market position to permanent employment protect mental health? Results from a 14-year follow-up of school-leavers

Ieva Reine, Mehmed Novo, Anne Hammarström

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Implications for registry-based vaccine effectiveness studies from an evaluation of an immunization registry: A cross-sectional study

Barbara E Mahon, Kimberly M Shea, Nancy N Dougherty, Anita M Loughlin

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Risk factors for incomplete vaccination and missed opportunity for immunization in rural Mozambique

Jagrati V Jani, Caroline De Schacht, Ilesh V Jani, Gunnar Bjune

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Prescription of medicines by medical students of Karachi, Pakistan: A cross-sectional study

Syed Nabeel Zafar, Reema Syed, Sana Waqar, Faria A Irani, Sarah Saleem

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Changes in undergraduate student alcohol consumption as they progress through university

Bridgette M Bewick, Brendan Mulhern, Michael Barkham, Karen Trusler, Andrew J Hill, William B Stiles

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The longitudinal relationship between job mobility, perceived organizational justice, and health

Mats Liljegren, Kerstin Ekberg

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Depression, anxiety, stress, social interaction and health-related quality of life in men and women with unexplained chest pain

Annika Janson Fagring, Karin I Kjellgren, Annika Rosengren, Lauren Lissner, Karin Manhem, Catharina Welin

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Secular trends in height and weight among children and adolescents of the Seychelles, 1956–2006

Pedro Marques-Vidal, George Madeleine, Sarah Romain, Anne Gabriel, Pascal Bovet

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Do advertisements for antihypertensive drugs in Australia promote quality prescribing? A cross-sectional study

Brett D Montgomery, Peter R Mansfield, Geoffrey K Spurling, Alison M Ward

01.12.2008 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Public engagement on global health challenges

Emma RM Cohen, Hassan Masum, Kathryn Berndtson, Vicki Saunders, Tom Hadfield, Dilzayn Panjwani, Deepa L Persad, Gunjeet S Minhas, Abdallah S Daar, Jerome A Singh, Peter A Singer

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

18-month occurrence of severe events among early diagnosed HIV-infected children before antiretroviral therapy in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire: A cohort study

Jérôme Harambat, Patricia Fassinou, Renaud Becquet, Pety Touré, François Rouet, François Dabis, Philippe Msellati, Stéphane Blanche, Marguerite Timité-Konan, Roger Salamon, Valériane Leroy, ANRS 1201/1202 Ditrame Plus Study Group

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Impact of socio-economic factors on stroke prevalence among urban and rural residents in Mainland China

Fei Xu, Lap Ah Tse, XiaoMei Yin, Ignatius Tak-sun Yu, Sian Griffiths

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Predictors of overweight and obesity in five to seven-year-old children in Germany: Results from cross-sectional studies

Christian J Apfelbacher, Adrian Loerbroks, John Cairns, Heidrun Behrendt, Johannes Ring, Ursula Krämer

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Targeting physical activity promotion in general practice: Characteristics of inactive patients and willingness to change

Gonzalo Grandes, Alvaro Sánchez, Jesús Torcal, Ricardo Ortega Sánchez-Pinilla, Kepa Lizarraga, Javier Serra, The PEPAF Group

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

'People pull the rug from under your feet': barriers to successful public health programmes

Deborah Ritchie, Wendy Gnich, Odette Parry, Steve Platt

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Waterpipe smoking in students: Prevalence, risk factors, symptoms of addiction, and smoke intake. Evidence from one British university

Daniel Jackson, Paul Aveyard

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Internal validity of a household food security scale is consistent among diverse populations participating in a food supplement program in Colombia

Michelle Hackett, Hugo Melgar-Quinonez, Martha C Alvarez Uribe

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

High prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes and abnormal glucose tolerance in the Iranian urban population: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study

Farzad Hadaegh, Mohammad Reza Bozorgmanesh, Asghar Ghasemi, Hadi Harati, Navid Saadat, Fereidoun Azizi

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Tuberculosis suspicion and knowledge among private and public general practitioners: Questionnaire Based Study in Oman

Abdullah A Al-Maniri, Omar A Al-Rawas, Fatmah Al-Ajmi, Ayesha De Costa, Bo Eriksson, Vinod K Diwan

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Population tobacco control interventions and their effects on social inequalities in smoking: placing an equity lens on existing systematic reviews

Caroline Main, Sian Thomas, David Ogilvie, Lisa Stirk, Mark Petticrew, Margaret Whitehead, Amanda Sowden

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Contribution of smoking and air pollution exposure in urban areas to social differences in respiratory health

Tamara Schikowski, Dorothee Sugiri, Verena Reimann, Beate Pesch, Ulrich Ranft, Ursula Krämer

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

An integrated model of care to counter high incidence of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases in men who have sex with men – initial analysis of service utilizers in Zurich

David LB Schwappach, Philip Bruggmann

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Job strain — Attributable depression in a sample of working Australians: Assessing the contribution to health inequalities

Anthony D LaMontagne, Tessa Keegel, Deborah Vallance, Aleck Ostry, Rory Wolfe

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Less healthy, but more active: Opposing selection biases when recruiting older people to a physical activity study through primary care

Tess J Harris, Christina R Victor, Iain M Carey, Rika Adams, Derek G Cook

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Doctors' personal health care choices: A cross-sectional survey in a mixed public/private setting

Julie Y Chen, Eileen YY Tse, Tai Pong Lam, Donald KT Li, David VK Chao, Chi Wai Kwan

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Use of residential wood heating in a context of climate change: a population survey in Québec (Canada)

Diane Bélanger, Pierre Gosselin, Pierre Valois, Belkacem Abdous

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Growing old at home – A randomized controlled trial to investigate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of preventive home visits to reduce nursing home admissions: study protocol [NCT00644826]

Steffen Fleischer, Gudrun Roling, Katrin Beutner, Stephanie Hanns, Johann Behrens, Tobias Luck, Bettina Kuske, Matthias C Angermeyer, Steffi G Riedel-Heller, Sven Heinrich, Hans-H König, Christine Lautenschläger

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Strategies to improve global influenza surveillance: A decision tool for policymakers

Melinda Moore, Edward Chan, Nicole Lurie, Agnes Gereben Schaefer, Danielle M Varda, John A Zambrano

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Italian multicenter study on infection hazards during dental practice: Control of environmental microbial contamination in public dental surgeries

Paolo Castiglia, Giorgio Liguori, Maria Teresa Montagna, Christian Napoli, Cesira Pasquarella, Margherita Bergomi, Leila Fabiani, Silvano Monarca, Stefano Petti, SItI Working Group Hygiene in Dentistry

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Obesity prevention in child care: A review of U.S. state regulations

Sara E Benjamin, Angie Cradock, Elizabeth M Walker, Meghan Slining, Matthew W Gillman

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

C-reactive protein, established risk factors and social inequalities in cardiovascular disease – the significance of absolute versus relative measures of disease

Maria Rosvall, Gunnar Engström, Göran Berglund, Bo Hedblad

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Prevalence and social environment of cigarette smoking in Cyprus youth

Costas A Christophi, Ourania Kolokotroni, Hillel R Alpert, Charles W Warren, Nathan R Jones, Philip Demokritou, Gregory N Connolly

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Post-graduation migration intentions of students of Lebanese medical schools: a survey study

Elie A Akl, Nancy Maroun, Stella Major, Claude Afif, Abir Abdo, Jacques Choucair, Mazen Sakr, Carl K Li, Brydon JB Grant, Holger J Schünemann

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Healthcare workers' attitudes towards working during pandemic influenza: A multi method study

Heather Draper, Sue Wilson, Jonathan Ives, Christine Gratus, Sheila Greenfield, Jayne Parry, Judith Petts, Tom Sorell

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Association between television viewing and the risk of metabolic syndrome in a community-based population

Pei-Chia Chang, Tsai-Chung Li, Ming-Tsang Wu, Chiu-Shong Liu, Chia-Ing Li, Ching-Chu Chen, Wen-Yuan Lin, Shin-Yuh Yang, Cheng-Chieh Lin

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Health and survival of young children in southern Tanzania

Joanna RM Armstrong Schellenberg, Mwifadhi Mrisho, Fatuma Manzi, Kizito Shirima, Conrad Mbuya, Adiel K Mushi, Sosthenes Charles Ketende, Pedro L Alonso, Hassan Mshinda, Marcel Tanner, David Schellenberg

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Household disaster preparedness and information sources: Rapid cluster survey after a storm in New South Wales, Australia

Michelle Cretikos, Keith Eastwood, Craig Dalton, Tony Merritt, Frank Tuyl, Linda Winn, David Durrheim

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The challenge of comprehensively mapping children's health in a nation-wide health survey: Design of the German KiGGS-Study

Bärbel-Maria Kurth, Panagiotis Kamtsiuris, Heike Hölling, Martin Schlaud, Rüdiger Dölle, Ute Ellert, Heidrun Kahl, Hiltraud Knopf, Michael Lange, Gert BM Mensink, Hannelore Neuhauser, Angelika Schaffrath Rosario, Christa Scheidt-Nave, Liane Schenk, Robert Schlack, Heribert Stolzenberg, Michael Thamm, Wulf Thierfelder, Ute Wolf

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Risk factors for low birthweight in the public-hospitals at Peshawar, NWFP-Pakistan

Sareer Badshah, Linda Mason, Kenneth McKelvie, Roger Payne, Paulo JG Lisboa

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Adverse childhood experiences and prescription drug use in a cohort study of adult HMO patients

Robert F Anda, David W Brown, Vincent J Felitti, Shanta R Dube, Wayne H Giles

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Comparing factors affecting commencement and cessation of betel quid chewing behavior in Taiwanese adults

Shue-Fang Yap, Pei-Shan Ho, Hsiao-Ching Kuo, Yi-Hsin Yang

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Obesity prevalence from a European perspective: a systematic review

Anne Berghöfer, Tobias Pischon, Thomas Reinhold, Caroline M Apovian, Arya M Sharma, Stefan N Willich

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Tuberculosis screening of travelers to higher-incidence countries: A cost-effectiveness analysis

Michael Tan, Dick Menzies, Kevin Schwartzman

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Determinants of cognitive function in childhood: A cohort study in a middle income context

Darci N Santos, Ana Marlúcia O Assis, Ana Cecília S Bastos, Letícia M Santos, Carlos Antonio ST Santos, Agostino Strina, Matildes S Prado, Naomar M Almeida-Filho, Laura C Rodrigues, Mauricio L Barreto

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Environment And Genetics in Lung cancer Etiology (EAGLE) study: An integrative population-based case-control study of lung cancer

Maria Teresa Landi, Dario Consonni, Melissa Rotunno, Andrew W Bergen, Alisa M Goldstein, Jay H Lubin, Lynn Goldin, Michael Alavanja, Glen Morgan, Amy F Subar, Ilona Linnoila, Fabrizio Previdi, Massimo Corno, Maurizia Rubagotti, Barbara Marinelli, Benedetta Albetti, Antonio Colombi, Margaret Tucker, Sholom Wacholder, Angela C Pesatori, Neil E Caporaso, Pier Alberto Bertazzi

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The prevalence and correlates of physical inactivity among adults in Ho Chi Minh City

Oanh TH Trinh, Nguyen D Nguyen, Michael J Dibley, Philayrath Phongsavan, Adrian E Bauman

01.12.2008 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Vouchers for scaling up insecticide-treated nets in Tanzania: Methods for monitoring and evaluation of a national health system intervention

Kara Hanson, Rose Nathan, Tanya Marchant, Hadji Mponda, Caroline Jones, Jane Bruce, Godlove Stephen, Jo Mulligan, Hassan Mshinda, Joanna Armstrong Schellenberg

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Physical activity as a possible mechanism behind the relationship between green space and health: A multilevel analysis

Jolanda Maas, Robert A Verheij, Peter Spreeuwenberg, Peter P Groenewegen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Do 'alternative' help-seeking strategies affect primary care service use? A survey of help-seeking for mental distress

Katja Rüdell, Kamaldeep Bhui, Stefan Priebe

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Relationship between parental locus of control and caries experience in preschool children – cross-sectional survey

Erika Lenčová, Hynek Pikhart, Zdeněk Broukal, Georgios Tsakos

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Opinions of married women about potential causes and triggers of intimate partner violence against women. A cross-sectional investigation in an Iranian city

Behrooz Hamzeh, Mirtaghi Garousi Farshi, Lucie Laflamme

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The cumulative effect of core lifestyle behaviours on the prevalence of hypertension and dyslipidemia

Raquel Villegas, Patricia M Kearney, Ivan J Perry

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

(Cost)effectiveness of life review for Older Adults: Design of a randomized controlled trial

Anne Margriet Pot, Anne-Sophie Melenhorst, Simone Onrust, Ernst T Bohlmeijer

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Gatekeepers of health: A qualitative assessment of child care centre staff's perspectives, practices and challenges to enteric illness prevention and management in child care centres

Marsha Taylor, Cindy L Adams, Andrea Ellis

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The positive association between number of children and obesity in Iranian women and men: Results from the National Health Survey

Enayatollah Bakhshi, Mohammad Reza Eshraghian, Kazem Mohammad, Abbas Rahimi Foroushani, Hojat Zeraati, Akbar Fotouhi, Fraidon Siassi, Behjat Seifi

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Mental health (GHQ12; CES-D) and attitudes towards the value of work among inmates of a semi-open prison and the long-term unemployed in Luxembourg

Michèle Baumann, Raymond Meyers, Etienne Le Bihan, Claude Houssemand

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Factors associated with self-rated health status in university students: a cross-sectional study in three European countries

Rafael T Mikolajczyk, Patrick Brzoska, Claudia Maier, Veronika Ottova, Sabine Meier, Urszula Dudziak, Snezhana Ilieva, Walid El Ansari

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Vitalum study design: RCT evaluating the efficacy of tailored print communication and telephone motivational interviewing on multiple health behaviors

Hilde M van Keulen, Ilse Mesters, Johannes Brug, Marlein Ausems, Marci Campbell, Ken Resnicow, Paul J Zwietering, Gerard van Breukelen, Willem van Mechelen, Johan L Severens, Hein de Vries

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

A survey of local health promotion initiatives for older people in Wales

Maggie Hendry, Nefyn H Williams, Clare Wilkinson

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

What explains between-school differences in rates of smoking?

Marion Henderson, Russell Ecob, Daniel Wight, Charles Abraham

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The 10/66 Dementia Research Group's fully operationalised DSM-IV dementia computerized diagnostic algorithm, compared with the 10/66 dementia algorithm and a clinician diagnosis: a population validation study

Martin J Prince, Juan Llibre de Rodriguez, L Noriega, A Lopez, Daisy Acosta, Emiliano Albanese, Raul Arizaga, John RM Copeland, Michael Dewey, Cleusa P Ferri, Mariella Guerra, Yueqin Huang, KS Jacob, ES Krishnamoorthy, Paul McKeigue, Renata Sousa, Robert J Stewart, Aquiles Salas, Ana Luisa Sosa, Richard Uwakwa, the 10/66 Dementia research group

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Contributions to early HIV diagnosis among patients linked to care vary by testing venue

Michael S Lyons, Christopher J Lindsell, DeAnna A Hawkins RN, Dana L Raab RN, Alexander T Trott, Carl J Fichtenbaum

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Prevalence of comorbidity of chronic diseases in Australia

Gillian E Caughey, Agnes I Vitry, Andrew L Gilbert, Elizabeth E Roughead

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The burden of community-acquired pneumonia in the elderly: the Spanish EVAN-65 Study

Olga Ochoa-Gondar, Angel Vila-Córcoles, Cinta de Diego, Victoria Arija, Monica Maxenchs, Montserrat Grive, Enrique Martin, Josep L Pinyol, EVAN-65 Study Group

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

SWITCH: rationale, design, and implementation of a community, school, and family-based intervention to modify behaviors related to childhood obesity

Joey C Eisenmann, Douglas A Gentile, Gregory J Welk, Randi Callahan, Sarah Strickland, Monica Walsh, David A Walsh

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Clinical and cost-effectiveness of computerised cognitive behavioural therapy for depression in primary care: Design of a randomised trial

L Esther de Graaf, Sylvia AH Gerhards, Silvia MAA Evers, Arnoud Arntz, Heleen Riper, Johan L Severens, Guy Widdershoven, Job FM Metsemakers, Marcus JH Huibers

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Lack of adequate sun protection for children with oculocutaneous albinism in South Africa

Patricia M Lund, Julie S Taylor

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Prevalence and pattern of HIV-related malnutrition among women in sub-Saharan Africa: a meta-analysis of demographic health surveys

Olalekan A Uthman

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Race/ethnicity and validity of self-reported pneumococcal vaccination

Nancy P Gordon, Pascale M Wortley, James A Singleton, Teresa Y Lin, Barbara H Bardenheier

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Chronic disease risk factors, healthy days and medical claims in South African employees presenting for health risk screening

Tracy L Kolbe-Alexander, Chris Buckmaster, Craig Nossel, Liezel Dreyer, Fiona Bull, Timothy D Noakes, Estelle V Lambert

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Disclosing intimate partner violence to health care clinicians - What a difference the setting makes: A qualitative study

Jane Liebschutz, Tracy Battaglia, Erin Finley, Tali Averbuch

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Social inequalities in self-rated health by age: Cross-sectional study of 22 457 middle-aged men and women

Emily McFadden, Robert Luben, Sheila Bingham, Nicholas Wareham, Ann-Louise Kinmonth, Kay-Tee Khaw

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Cost-utility of a walking programme for moderately depressed, obese, or overweight elderly women in primary care: a randomised controlled trial

Narcis Gusi, Maria C Reyes, Jose L Gonzalez-Guerrero, Emilio Herrera, Jose M Garcia

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Determinants of neonatal mortality in Indonesia

Christiana R Titaley, Michael J Dibley, Kingsley Agho, Christine L Roberts, John Hall

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Seat belt use among rear passengers: validity of self-reported versus observational measures

Francesco Zambon, Ugo Fedeli, Maria Marchesan, Elena Schievano, Antonio Ferro, Paolo Spolaore

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

A randomized controlled trial to evaluate self-determination theory for exercise adherence and weight control: rationale and intervention description

Marlene N Silva, David Markland, Cláudia S Minderico, Paulo N Vieira, Margarida M Castro, Sílvia R Coutinho, Teresa C Santos, Margarida G Matos, Luís B Sardinha, Pedro J Teixeira

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Participants' perspective on maintaining behaviour change: a qualitative study within the European Diabetes Prevention Study

Linda Penn, Suzanne M Moffatt, Martin White

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Delayed Treatment of Diagnosed Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Taiwan

Jimmy PS Chern, Duan-Rung Chen, Tzai-Hung Wen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The risk of pathogenic intestinal parasite infections in Kisii Municipality, Kenya

Robert M Nyarango, Peninah A Aloo, Ephantus W Kabiru, Benson O Nyanchongi

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Observations from behind the bar: changing patrons' behaviours in response to smoke-free legislation in Scotland

Shona Hilton, Jane Cameron, Alice MacLean, Mark Petticrew

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Psychosocial risk factors in home and community settings and their associations with population health and health inequalities: A systematic meta-review

Matt Egan, Carol Tannahill, Mark Petticrew, Sian Thomas

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Lot quality survey: an appealing method for rapid evaluation of vaccine coverage in developing countries – experience in Turkey

Banu Cakir, Sarp Uner, Fehminaz Temel, Levent Akin

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Incidence of human brucellosis in a rural area in Western Greece after the implementation of a vaccination programme against animal brucellosis

Eleni Jelastopulu, Christos Bikas, Chrysanthos Petropoulos, Michalis Leotsinidis

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Lack of basic and luxury goods and health-related dysfunction in older persons; Findings from the longitudinal SMILE study

Daniëlle AI Groffen, Hans Bosma, Marjan van den Akker, Gertrudis IJM Kempen, Jacques TM van Eijk

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Impact of social ties on self reported health in France: Is everyone affected equally?

Zoë Heritage, Richard G Wilkinson, Olivier Grimaud, Kate E Pickett

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The effect of maternal anthropometric characteristics and social factors on gestational age and birth weight in Sudanese newborn infants

Eltahir M Elshibly, Gerd Schmalisch

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Viral hepatitis and HIV-associated tuberculosis: Risk factors and TB treatment outcomes in Thailand

Chawin Sirinak, Wanitchaya Kittikraisak, Duangporn Pinjeesekikul, Pricha Charusuntonsri, Phinai Luanloed, La-ong Srisuwanvilai, Sriprapa Nateniyom, Somsak Akksilp, Sirirat Likanonsakul, Wanchai Sattayawuthipong, Channawong Burapat, Jay K Varma

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Health-related quality of life among general practice patients with differing chronic diseases in Germany: Cross sectional survey

Hong-Mei Wang, Martin Beyer, Jochen Gensichen, Ferdinand M Gerlach

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Survey of public knowledge about Echinococcus multilocularisin four European countries: Need for proactive information

Daniel Hegglin, Fabio Bontadina, Sandra Gloor, Thomas Romig, Peter Deplazes, Peter Kern

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Smoking patterns and sociodemographic factors associated with tobacco use among Chinese rural male residents: a descriptive analysis

Tingzhong Yang, Fuzhong Li, Xiaozhao Yang, Zhenyi Wu, Xiangxian Feng, Yibo Wang, Xuhui Wang, Abu Saleh M Abdullah

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Knowledge and perceptions of diabetes in a semi-urban Omani population

Mohammed A Al Shafaee, Sulaiman Al-Shukaili, Syed Gauher A Rizvi, Yahya Al Farsi, Mushtaq A Khan, Shyam S Ganguly, Mustafa Afifi, Samir Al Adawi

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The characterisation of sexual behaviour in Chinese male university students who have sex with other men: A cross-sectional study

Liming Cong, Masako Ono-Kihara, Guozhang Xu, Qiaoqin Ma, Xiaohong Pan, Dandan Zhang, Takayuki Homma, Masahiro Kihara

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Metabolic Syndrome as a Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor: Patients Evaluated in Primary Care

Joan-Josep Cabré, Francisco Martín, Bernardo Costa, Josep L Piñol, Josep L Llor, Yolanda Ortega, Josep Basora, Marta Baldrich, Rosa Solà, Jordi Daniel, Josep Ma Hernández, Judit Saumell, Jordi Bladé, Ramon Sagarra, Teresa Basora, Dolors Montañés, Joan L Frigola, Angel Donado-Mazarrón, Maria Teresa García-Vidal, Isabel Sánchez-Oro, Josep M de Magriñà, Ana Urbaneja, Francisco Barrio, Jesús Vizcaíno, Josep M Sabaté, Irene Pascual, Vanesa Revuelta

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Women with learning disabilities and Read coding: Lessons from a cohort study

Fiona Reynolds, Debbi L Stanistreet

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Risk factors for bone mineral density at the calcaneus in 40–59 year-old male workers: A cross-sectional study in Korea

Hyun-Ju Seo, Soo-Geun Kim, Chong-Soon Kim

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Socio-economic factors explain differences in public health-related variables among women in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional study

Md Mobarak H Khan, Alexander Kraemer

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Use of traditional complementary and alternative medicine for HIV patients in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Karl Peltzer, Natalie Friend-du Preez, Shandir Ramlagan, Henry Fomundam

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Predicting the onset and persistence of episodes of depression in primary health care. The predictD-Spain study: Methodology

Juan Ángel Bellón, Berta Moreno-Küstner, Francisco Torres-González, Carmen Montón-Franco, María Josefa GildeGómez-Barragán, Marta Sánchez-Celaya, Miguel Ángel Díaz-Barreiros, Catalina Vicens, Juan de Dios Luna, Jorge A Cervilla, Blanca Gutierrez, María Teresa Martínez-Cañavate, Bárbara Oliván-Blázquez, Ana Vázquez-Medrano, María Soledad Sánchez-Artiaga, Sebastia March, Emma Motrico, Victor Manuel Ruiz-García, Paulette Renée Brangier-Wainberg, María del Mar Muñoz-García, Irwin Nazareth, Michael King, the predictD group

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

A school-based intervention to reduce overweight and inactivity in children aged 6–12 years: study design of a randomized controlled trial

Wilma Jansen, Hein Raat, Evelien Joosten-van Zwanenburg, Ivo Reuvers, Ron van Walsem, Johannes Brug

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Child mental health differences amongst ethnic groups in Britain: a systematic review

Anna Goodman, Vikram Patel, David A Leon

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The 'Walking for Wellbeing in the West' randomised controlled trial of a pedometer-based walking programme in combination with physical activity consultation with 12 month follow-up: rationale and study design

Claire F Fitzsimons, Graham Baker, Annemarie Wright, Myra A Nimmo, Catharine Ward Thompson, Ruth Lowry, Catherine Millington, Rebecca Shaw, Elisabeth Fenwick, David Ogilvie, Joanna Inchley, Charlie E Foster, Nanette Mutrie

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Adapting a generic tuberculosis control operational guideline and scaling it up in China: a qualitative case study

Xiaolin Wei, John D Walley, Xinyuan Liang, Feiying Liu, Xiulei Zhang, Renzhong Li

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Chronic disease prevalence and associations in a cohort of Australian men: The Florey Adelaide Male Ageing Study (FAMAS)

Sean A Martin, Matthew T Haren, Anne W Taylor, Sue M Middleton, Gary A Wittert, Members of the Florey Adelaide Male Ageing Study (FAMAS)

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Association between invasive cancer of the cervix and HIV-1 infection in Tanzania: the need for dual screening

Crispin Kahesa, Julius Mwaiselage, Henry R Wabinga, Twalib Ngoma, Joan N Kalyango, Charles AS Karamagi

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Voluntary HIV counselling and testing among men in rural western Uganda: Implications for HIV prevention

Francis M Bwambale, Sarah N Ssali, Simon Byaruhanga, Joan N Kalyango, Charles AS Karamagi

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Nonlinear pattern of pulmonary tuberculosis among migrants at entry in Kuwait: 1997–2006

Saeed Akhtar, Hameed GHH Mohammad

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Predictors of adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected persons: a prospective study in Southwest Ethiopia

Alemayehu Amberbir, Kifle Woldemichael, Sofonias Getachew, Belaineh Girma, Kebede Deribe

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The rate of TB-HIV co-infection depends on the prevalence of HIV infection in a community

Daniel G Datiko, Mohammed A Yassin, Luelseged T Chekol, Lopisso E Kabeto, Bernt Lindtjørn

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Study Protocol – Metabolic syndrome, vitamin D and bone status in South Asian women living in Auckland, New Zealand: A randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind vitamin D intervention

Pamela R von Hurst, Welma Stonehouse, Christophe Matthys, Cathryn Conlon, Marlena C Kruger, Jane Coad

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Young adult and middle age mortality in Butajira demographic surveillance site, Ethiopia: lifestyle, gender and household economy

Mesganaw Fantahun, Yemane Berhane, Ulf Högberg, Stig Wall, Peter Byass

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Unintentional injuries in the rural population of Twiserkan, Iran: A cross-sectional study on their incidence, characteristics and preventability

Forouzan Rezapur-Shahkolai, Mohsen Naghavi, Mohammadreza Shokouhi, Lucie Laflamme

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Global measure of satisfaction with psychosocial work conditions versus measures of specific aspects of psychosocial work conditions in explaining sickness absence

Torsten Munch-Hansen, Joanna Wieclaw, Esben Agerbo, Niels Westergaard-Nielsen, Jens Peter Bonde

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Prevalence of diabetes mellitus and the performance of a risk score among Hindustani Surinamese, African Surinamese and ethnic Dutch: a cross-sectional population-based study

Navin R Bindraban, Irene GM van Valkengoed, Gideon Mairuhu, Frits Holleman, Joost BL Hoekstra, Bob PJ Michels, Richard P Koopmans, Karien Stronks

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Influenza vaccination coverage rates in five European countries during season 2006/07 and trends over six consecutive seasons

Patricia R Blank, Matthias Schwenkglenks, Thomas D Szucs

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Physical activity among adolescents and barriers to delivering physical education in Cornwall and Lancashire, UK: A qualitative study of heads of PE and heads of schools

Spencer Earl Boyle, Georgina L Jones, Stephen J Walters

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Patterns of motivations and ways of quitting smoking among Polish smokers: A questionnaire study

Alicja Sieminska, Krzysztof Buczkowski, Ewa Jassem, Katarzyna Lewandowska, Romana Ucinska, Marta Chelminska

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Factors associated with hypertension prevalence, unawareness and treatment among Costa Rican elderly

Ericka Méndez-Chacón, Carolina Santamaría-Ulloa, Luis Rosero-Bixby

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Safe storage of pesticides in Sri Lanka – Identifying important design features influencing community acceptance and use of safe storage devices

Manjula Weerasinghe, Ravi Pieris, Michael Eddleston, Wim van der Hoek, Andrew Dawson, Flemming Konradsen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Male and Female Adult Population Health Status in China: A Cross-Sectional National Survey

Jing Shi, Meina Liu, Qiuju Zhang, Mingshan Lu, Hude Quan

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

A comparison of populations vaccinated in a public service and in a private hospital setting in the same area

Elisabetta Pandolfi, Maria C Graziani, Roberto Ieraci, Giovanni Cavagni, Alberto E Tozzi

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Sugar-added beverages consumption among kindergarten children of Crete: effects on nutritional status and risk of obesity

Manolis Linardakis, Katerina Sarri, Maria-Styliani Pateraki, Manolis Sbokos, Anthony Kafatos

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Psychosocial working conditions and the risk of depression and anxiety disorders in the Danish workforce

Joanna Wieclaw, Esben Agerbo, Preben Bo Mortensen, Hermann Burr, Finn Tuchsen, Jens Peter Bonde

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Variability in the performance of preventive services and in the degree of control of identified health problems: A primary care study protocol

Bonaventura Bolíbar, Clara Pareja, M Pilar Astier-Peña, Julio Morán, Teresa Rodríguez-Blanco, Magdalena Rosell-Murphy, Manuel Iglesias, Sebastián Juncosa, Juanjo Mascort, Concepció Violan, Rosa Magallón, Javier Apezteguia

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Prevalence of obesity in primary care using different anthropometric measures – Results of the German Metabolic and Cardiovascular Risk Project (GEMCAS)

Hans Hauner, Peter Bramlage, Christian Lösch, Elisabeth Steinhagen-Thiessen, Heribert Schunkert, Jürgen Wasem, Karl-Heinz Jöckel, Susanne Moebus

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Institutional trust and alcohol consumption in Sweden: The Swedish National Public Health Survey 2006

Johanna Ahnquist, Martin Lindström, Sarah P Wamala

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Health promotion services for lifestyle development within a UK hospital – Patients' experiences and views

Charlotte L Haynes

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The epidemiology of dependency among urban-dwelling older people in the Dominican Republic; a cross-sectional survey

Daisy Acosta, Ruth Rottbeck, Guillermina Rodríguez, Cleusa P Ferri, Martin J Prince

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

HIV and AIDS related knowledge, sources of information, and reported need for further education among dental students in Sudan- a cross sectional study

Elwalid Fadul Nasir, Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm, Jamil David, Rouf Wahab Ali

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Ethnic differences in Internal Medicine referrals and diagnosis in the Netherlands

Loes C Lanting, Aart H Bootsma, Steven WJ Lamberts, Johan P Mackenbach, Inez MA Joung

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Lung cancer mortality in towns near paper, pulp and board industries in Spain: a point source pollution study

Susana Monge-Corella, Javier García-Pérez, Nuria Aragonés, Marina Pollán, Beatriz Pérez-Gómez, Gonzalo López-Abente

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Alcohol use as a risk factor for tuberculosis – a systematic review

Knut Lönnroth, Brian G Williams, Stephanie Stadlin, Ernesto Jaramillo, Christopher Dye

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Fitness, motor competence and body composition as correlates of adolescent neck/shoulder pain: an exploratory cross-sectional study

Mark C Perry, Leon M Straker, Peter B O'Sullivan, Anne J Smith, Beth Hands

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Required muscle mass for preventing lifestyle-related diseases in Japanese women

Masae Miyatani, Hiroshi Kawano, Kei Masani, Yuko Gando, Kenta Yamamoto, Michiya Tanimoto, Taewoong Oh, Chiyoko Usui, Kiyoshi Sanada, Mitsuru Higuchi, Izumi Tabata, Motohiko Miyachi

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Health related quality of life measured by SF-36: a population-based study in Shanghai, China

Rui Wang, Cheng Wu, Yanfang Zhao, Xiaoyan Yan, Xiuqiang Ma, Meijing Wu, Wenbin Liu, Zheng Gu, June Zhao, Jia He

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Mental health among children seeking asylum in Denmark – the effect of length of stay and number of relocations: a cross-sectional study

Signe S Nielsen, Marie Norredam, Karen L Christiansen, Carsten Obel, Jørgen Hilden, Allan Krasnik

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Some peace of mind: assessing a pilot intervention to promote mental health among widows of injecting drug users in north-east India

Michelle Kermode, Alexandra Devine, Prabha Chandra, Bernice Dzuvichu, Thomhood Gilbert, Helen Herrman

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

HIV/AIDS awareness and risk behaviour among pregnant women in Semey, Kazakhstan, 2007

Emma Sandgren, Sofia Sandgren, Marat Urazalin, Rune Andersson

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The Hordaland Women's Cohort: A prospective cohort study of incontinence, other urinary tract symptoms and related health issues in middle-aged women

David Jahanlu, Samera Azeem Qureshi, Steinar Hunskaar

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Regional differences in mortality in Greece (1984–2004): The case of Thrace

Panagiotis Papastergiou, George Rachiotis, Konstantina Polyzou, Christos Zilidis, Christos Hadjichristodoulou

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Ultra-brief intervention for problem drinkers: research protocol

John A Cunningham, Clayton Neighbors, Cameron Wild, Keith Humphreys

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

A post-mortem survey on end-of-life decisions using a representative sample of death certificates in Flanders, Belgium: research protocol

Kenneth Chambaere, Johan Bilsen, Joachim Cohen, Geert Pousset, Bregje Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Freddy Mortier, Luc Deliens

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Parental use of the Internet to seek health information and primary care utilisation for their child: a cross-sectional study

Gauthier Bouche, Virginie Migeot

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Factors associated with the health and nutritional status of children under 5 years of age in Afghanistan: family behaviour related to women and past experience of war-related hardships

Taufiq Mashal, Takehito Takano, Keiko Nakamura, Masashi Kizuki, Shafiqullah Hemat, Masafumi Watanabe, Kaoruko Seino

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Problem drinking and exceeding guidelines for 'sensible' alcohol consumption in Scottish men: associations with life course socioeconomic disadvantage in a population-based cohort study

G David Batty, Heather Lewars, Carol Emslie, Michaela Benzeval, Kate Hunt

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Cardiovascular disease in a cohort exposed to the 1940–45 Channel Islands occupation

Rosemary F Head, Mark S Gilthorpe, Allyson Byrom, George TH Ellison

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Relationship between multimorbidity and physical activity: Secondary analysis from the Quebec health survey

Catherine Hudon, Hassan Soubhi, Martin Fortin

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Health-related characteristics and preferred methods of receiving health education according to dominant language among Latinos Aged 25 to 64 in a large Northern California health plan

Nancy P Gordon, Carlos Iribarren

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Fish consumption and its motives in households with versus without self-reported medical history of CVD: A consumer survey from five European countries

Zuzanna Pieniak, Wim Verbeke, Federico Perez-Cueto, Karen Brunsø, Stefaan De Henauw

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

All-cause mortality in the Aberdeen 1921 birth cohort: Effects of socio-demographic, physical and cognitive factors

John M Starr, Ian J Deary, Lawrence J Whalley

01.12.2008 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Worldwide food recall patterns over an eleven month period: A country perspective

Tamás Nepusz, Andrea Petróczi, Declan P Naughton

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Association between fertility and HIV status: what implications for HIV estimates?

Eugene J Kongnyuy, Charles S Wiysonge

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Sensitivity to electricity – Temporal changes in Austria

Joerg Schröttner, Norbert Leitgeb

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

"Obesity" and "Clinical Obesity" Men's understandings of obesity and its relation to the risk of diabetes: A qualitative study

Nicola F Weaver, Louise Hayes, Nigel C Unwin, Madeleine J Murtagh

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The relationship between a less gender-stereotypical parenthood and alcohol-related care and death: A registry study of Swedish mothers and fathers

Anna Månsdotter, Mona Backhans, Johan Hallqvist

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Factors associated with adolescent cigarette smoking in Greece: Results from a cross sectional study (GYTS Study)

George Rachiotis, Adamson S Muula, Emmanuel Rudatsikira, Seter Siziya, Athina Kyrlesi, Konstantinos Gourgoulianis, Christos Hadjichristodoulou

01.12.2008 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

"We're not short of people telling us what the problems are. We're short of people telling us what to do": An appraisal of public policy and mental health

Mark Petticrew, Stephen Platt, Allyson McCollam, Sarah Wilson, Sian Thomas

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

A community intervention trial of multimodal suicide prevention program in Japan: A Novel multimodal Community Intervention program to prevent suicide and suicide attempt in Japan, NOCOMIT-J

Yutaka Ono, Shuichi Awata, Hideharu Iida, Yasushi Ishida, Naoki Ishizuka, Hiroto Iwasa, Yuichi Kamei, Yutaka Motohashi, Atsuo Nakagawa, Jun Nakamura, Nobuyuki Nishi, Kotaro Otsuka, Hirofumi Oyama, Akio Sakai, Hironori Sakai, Yuriko Suzuki, Miyuki Tajima, Eriko Tanaka, Hidenori Uda, Naohiro Yonemoto, Toshihiko Yotsumoto, Naoki Watanabe

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Area-level poverty and preterm birth risk: A population-based multilevel analysis

Emily A DeFranco, Min Lian, Louis J Muglia, Mario Schootman

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Obstacles to prompt and effective malaria treatment lead to low community-coverage in two rural districts of Tanzania

Manuel W Hetzel, Brigit Obrist, Christian Lengeler, June J Msechu, Rose Nathan, Angel Dillip, Ahmed M Makemba, Christopher Mshana, Alexander Schulze, Hassan Mshinda

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Can colorectal cancer mass-screening organization be evidence-based? Lessons from failures: The experimental and pilot phases of the Lazio program

Antonio Federici, Alessandra Barca, Diego Baiocchi, Francesco Quadrino, Sabrina Valle, Piero Borgia, Gabriella Guasticchi, Paolo Giorgi Rossi, The Colon-Rectal Cancer Screening Working Group

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

An analysis of hospital preparedness capacity for public health emergency in four regions of China: Beijing, Shandong, Guangxi, and Hainan

Xingming Li, Jianshi Huang, Hui Zhang

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Secular changes in height, weight and body mass index in Hong Kong Children

Hung-Kwan So, Edmund AS Nelson, Albert M Li, Eric MC Wong, Joseph TF Lau, Georgia S Guldan, Kwok-Hang Mak, Youfa Wang, Tai-Fai Fok, Rita YT Sung

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Malaria prevalence and mosquito net coverage in Oromia and SNNPR regions of Ethiopia

Estifanos B Shargie, Teshome Gebre, Jeremiah Ngondi, Patricia M Graves, Aryc W Mosher, Paul M Emerson, Yeshewamebrat Ejigsemahu, Tekola Endeshaw, Dereje Olana, Asrat WeldeMeskel, Admas Teferra, Zerihun Tadesse, Abate Tilahun, Gedeon Yohannes, Frank O Richards Jr

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Social differences in smoking and snuff use among Norwegian adolescents: A population based survey

Liv Grotvedt, Hein Stigum, Ragnhild Hovengen, Sidsel Graff-Iversen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Determinants of health-related quality of life in elderly in Tehran, Iran

Maryam Tajvar, Mohammad Arab, Ali Montazeri

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Waist circumference and waist-to-height ratio of Hong Kong Chinese children

Rita YT Sung, Hung-Kwan So, Kai-Chow Choi, Edmund AS Nelson, Albert M Li, Jane AT Yin, Charlotte WL Kwok, Pak-Cheung Ng, Tai-Fai Fok

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The impact of a minimal smoking cessation intervention for pregnant women and their partners on perinatal smoking behaviour in primary health care: A real-life controlled study

Torbjørn Øien, Ola Storrø, Jon A Jenssen, Roar Johnsen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Evidence, Theory and Context: Using intervention mapping to develop a worksite physical activity intervention

Rosemary RC McEachan, Rebecca J Lawton, Cath Jackson, Mark Conner, Jennifer Lunt

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Born in Bradford, a cohort study of babies born in Bradford, and their parents: Protocol for the recruitment phase

Pauline Raynor, Born in Bradford Collaborative Group

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Physical activity as an aid to smoking cessation during pregnancy: Two feasibility studies

Michael Ussher, Paul Aveyard, Tim Coleman, Lianne Straus, Robert West, Bess Marcus, Beth Lewis, Isaac Manyonda

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Association between regular participation in sports and leisure time behaviors in Brazilian adolescents: A cross-sectional study

Rômulo Araújo Fernandes, Ismael Forte Freitas Júnior, Jefferson Rosa Cardoso, Enio Ricardo Vaz Ronque, Mathias Roberto Loch, Arli Ramos de Oliveira

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Prevalence of obesity and abdominal obesity in the Lausanne population

Pedro Marques-Vidal, Murielle Bochud, Vincent Mooser, Fred Paccaud, Gérard Waeber, Peter Vollenweider

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Bed net ownership, use and perceptions among women seeking antenatal care in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Opportunities for improved maternal and child health

Audrey Pettifor, Eboni Taylor, David Nku, Sandra Duvall, Martine Tabala, Steve Meshnick, Frieda Behets

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Process factors explaining the ineffectiveness of a multidisciplinary fall prevention programme: A process evaluation

Michel HC Bleijlevens, Marike RC Hendriks, Jolanda CM van Haastregt, Erik van Rossum, Gertrudis IJM Kempen, Joseph PM Diederiks, Harry FJM Crebolder, Jacques ThM van Eijk

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Alcohol use and misuse: What are the contributions of occupation and work organization conditions?

Alain Marchand

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Attitudes towards those bereaved by a suicide: a population-based, cross-sectional study in rural Japan

Sachiko Minamizono, Yutaka Motohashi, Masako Yamaji, Yoshihiro Kaneko

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Medico-legal reasoning in disability assessment: A focus group and validation study

WEL de Boer, P Donceel, S Brage, M Rus, JHBM Willems

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Low wintertime vitamin D levels in a sample of healthy young adults of diverse ancestry living in the Toronto area: associations with vitamin D intake and skin pigmentation

Agnes Gozdzik, Jodi Lynn Barta, Hongyu Wu, Dennis Wagner, David E Cole, Reinhold Vieth, Susan Whiting, Esteban J Parra

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Correlates of susceptibility to smoking among Mexican origin youth residing in Houston, Texas: A cross-sectional analysis

Anna V Wilkinson, Andrew J Waters, Vandita Vasudevan, Melissa L Bondy, Alexander V Prokhorov, Margaret R Spitz

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The potential for measles transmission in England

Yoon Hong Choi, Nigel Gay, Graham Fraser, Mary Ramsay

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Assessing the unintended health impacts of road transport policies and interventions: translating research evidence for use in policy and practice

Hilary Thomson, Ruth Jepson, Fintan Hurley, Margaret Douglas

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Socio-economic status and overall and cause-specific mortality in Sweden

Marianne Weires, Justo Lorenzo Bermejo, Kristina Sundquist, Jan Sundquist, Kari Hemminki

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Pulmonary tuberculosis among people living with HIV/AIDS attending care and treatment in rural northern Tanzania

Bernard J Ngowi, Sayoki G Mfinanga, Johan N Bruun, Odd Morkve

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

End-digits preference for self-reported height depends on language

Matthias Bopp, David Faeh

01.12.2008 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Efficacious, effective, and embedded interventions: Implementation research in infectious disease control

Pascale Allotey, Daniel D Reidpath, Hashim Ghalib, Franco Pagnoni, William C Skelly

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Border malaria in China: knowledge and use of personal protection by minority populations and implications for malaria control: a questionnaire-based survey

Sarah J Moore, Xia Min, Nigel Hill, Caroline Jones, Zhang Zaixing, Mary M Cameron

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Changing dental caries and periodontal disease patterns among a cohort of Ethiopian immigrants to Israel: 1999–2005

Yuval Vered, Avi Zini, Alon Livny, Jonathan Mann, Harold D Sgan-Cohen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Breast and bowel cancer screening uptake patterns over 15 years for UK south Asian ethnic minority populations, corrected for differences in socio-demographic characteristics

Ala Szczepura, Charlotte Price, Anil Gumber

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Factors influencing psychological distress during a disease epidemic: Data from Australia's first outbreak of equine influenza

Melanie R Taylor, Kingsley E Agho, Garry J Stevens, Beverley Raphael

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Social relationships and HRQL: A cross-sectional survey among older Italian adults

Antonio Giulio de Belvis, Maria Avolio, Lorella Sicuro, Aldo Rosano, Elide Latini, Gianfranco Damiani, Walter Ricciardi

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

A pilot randomised controlled trial of the feasibility of using body scan and isometric exercises for reducing urge to smoke in a smoking cessation clinic

Lemees Al-Chalabi, Neha Prasad, Lucy Steed, Sarah Stenner, Paul Aveyard, Jane Beach, Michael Ussher

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Screening for type 2 diabetes is feasible, acceptable, but associated with increased short-term anxiety: A randomised controlled trial in British general practice

Paul Park, Rebecca K Simmons, A Toby Prevost, Simon J Griffin

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Party package travel: alcohol use and related problems in a holiday resort: a mixed methods study

Morten Hesse, Sébastien Tutenges, Sanna Schliewe, Tine Reinholdt

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Physical activity, exercise and self-rated health: a population-based study from Sweden

Marita Södergren, Jan Sundquist, Sven-Erik Johansson, Kristina Sundquist

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Working conditions and Work-Family Conflict in German hospital physicians: psychosocial and organisational predictors and consequences

Isabelle Fuß, Matthias Nübling, Hans-Martin Hasselhorn, David Schwappach, Monika A Rieger

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Gender difference in knowledge of tuberculosis and associated health-care seeking behaviors: a cross-sectional study in a rural area of China

Jianming Wang, Yang Fei, Hongbing Shen, Biao Xu

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The reliability of the twelve-item general health questionnaire (GHQ-12) under realistic assumptions

Matthew Hankins

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Spatial effects of mosquito bednets on child mortality

Laura Gosoniu, Penelope Vounatsou, Adriana Tami, Rose Nathan, Hajo Grundmann, Christian Lengeler

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Stressful life events and current psychological distress are associated with self-reported hypertension but not with true hypertension: results from a cross-sectional population-based study

Felipe Sparrenberger, Sandra C Fuchs, Leila B Moreira, Flávio D Fuchs

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Geographic variation and effect of area-level poverty rate on colorectal cancer screening

Min Lian, Mario Schootman, Shumei Yun

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Awareness of breast cancer risk factors and practice of breast self examination among high school students in Turkey

Özgül Karayurt, Dilek Özmen, Aynur Çakmakçi Çetinkaya

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Surveillance for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in China from 2006 to 2007

Qi Shi, Chen Gao, Wei Zhou, Bao-Yun Zhang, Jian-Ming Chen, Chan Tian, Hui-Ying Jiang, Jun Han, Ni-Juan Xiang, Xiao-Fang Wang, Yong-Jun Gao, Xiao-Ping Dong

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Spatial point analysis based on dengue surveys at household level in central Brazil

João B Siqueira-Junior, Ivan J Maciel, Christovam Barcellos, Wayner V Souza, Marilia S Carvalho, Nazareth E Nascimento, Renato M Oliveira, Otaliba Morais-Neto, Celina MT Martelli

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Factors associated with improvement in disability-adjusted life years in patients with HIV/AIDS

Clara Bermudez-Tamayo, Jose Jesus Martin Martin, Isabel Ruiz-Pérez, Antonio Olry de Labry Lima

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Female homicidal strangulation in urban South Africa

Shahnaaz Suffla, Ashley Van Niekerk, Najuwa Arendse

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Caries prevalence and tooth loss in Hungarian adult population: results of a national survey

Melinda Madléna, Péter Hermann, Marianna Jáhn, Pál Fejérdy

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Drugs and herbs given to prevent hepatotoxicity of tuberculosis therapy: systematic review of ingredients and evaluation studies

Qin Liu, Paul Garner, Yang Wang, Binghua Huang, Helen Smith

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Active play and screen time in US children aged 4 to 11 years in relation to sociodemographic and weight status characteristics: a nationally representative cross-sectional analysis

Sarah E Anderson, Christina D Economos, Aviva Must

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Adherence to physical activity recommendations and the influence of socio-demographic correlates – a population-based cross-sectional study

Patrick Bergman, Andrej M Grjibovski, Maria Hagströmer, Adrian Bauman, Michael Sjöström

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Public knowledge and attitudes towards Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination

Charlotte Devereaux Walsh, Aradhana Gera, Meeraj Shah, Amit Sharma, Judy E Powell, Sue Wilson

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Help-seeking before and after episodes of self-harm: a descriptive study in school pupils in England

Sarah Fortune, Julia Sinclair, Keith Hawton

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Food consumption patterns in the Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada: a cross-sectional telephone survey

Andrea Nesbitt, Shannon Majowicz, Rita Finley, Frank Pollari, Katarina Pintar, Barbara Marshall, Angela Cook, Jan Sargeant, Jeff Wilson, Carl Ribble, Lewinda Knowles

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Which factors engage women in deprived neighbourhoods to participate in exercise referral schemes?

Melanie Schmidt, Saida Absalah, Vera Nierkens, Karien Stronks

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The epidemiology of Varicella Zoster Virus infection in Italy

Giovanni Gabutti, Maria C Rota, Marcello Guido, Antonella De Donno, Antonino Bella, Marta L Ciofi degli Atti, Pietro Crovari, the Seroepidemiology Group

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Personal and professional challenges in the management of deliberate self-poisoning patients in rural Sri Lanka: a qualitative study of rural hospital doctors' experiences and perceptions

Lalith Senarathna, Jon Adams, Dhammika De Silva, Nick A Buckley, Andrew H Dawson

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Incidence rates of in-hospital carpal tunnel syndrome in the general population and possible associations with marital status

Stefano Mattioli, Alberto Baldasseroni, Stefania Curti, Robin MT Cooke, Antonella Bena, Giovanna de Giacomi, Marco dell'Omo, Pirous Fateh-Moghadam, Carla Melani, Marco Biocca, Eva Buiatti, Giuseppe Campo, Francesca Zanardi, Francesco S Violante

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Correlates of illicit methadone use in New York City: A cross-sectional study

Danielle C Ompad, Crystal M Fuller, Christina A Chan, Victoria Frye, David Vlahov, Sandro Galea

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Careers in ecstasy use: do ecstasy users cease of their own accord? Implications for intervention development

Gjalt-Jorn Ygram Peters, Gerjo Kok, Herman P Schaalma

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Development and evaluation of a leadership training program for public health emergency response: results from a Chinese study

Chongjian Wang, Sheng Wei, Hao Xiang, Jing Wu, Yihua Xu, Li Liu, Shaofa Nie

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Racial and ethnic differences in personal cervical cancer screening amongst post-graduate physicians: Results from a cross-sectional survey

Joseph S Ross, Marcella Nuñez-Smith, Beverly A Forsyth, Julie R Rosenbaum

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

An evaluation of alcohol attendances to an inner city emergency department before and after the introduction of the UK Licensing Act 2003

AJ Durnford, TJ Perkins, JM Perry

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Asthma beliefs among mothers and children from different ethnic origins living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

QM van Dellen, WMC van Aalderen, PJE Bindels, FG Öry, J Bruil, K Stronks, PEACE study group

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Determinants of vaccination coverage in rural Nigeria

Olumuyiwa O Odusanya, Ewan F Alufohai, Francois P Meurice, Vincent I Ahonkhai

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Diagnosis of sustainable collaboration in health promotion – a case study

Mariken TW Leurs, Ingrid M Mur-Veeman, Rosalie van der Sar, Herman P Schaalma, Nanne K de Vries

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The non-linear risk of mortality by income level in a healthy population: US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey mortality follow-up cohort, 1988–2001

David H Rehkopf, Lisa F Berkman, Brent Coull, Nancy Krieger

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The impact of education on risk factors and the occurrence of multimorbidity in the EPIC-Heidelberg cohort

Gabriele Nagel, Richard Peter, Stefanie Braig, Silke Hermann, Sabine Rohrmann, Jakob Linseisen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Barriers for introducing HIV testing among tuberculosis patients in Jogjakarta, Indonesia: a qualitative study

Yodi Mahendradhata, Riris Andono Ahmad, Pierre Lefèvre, Marleen Boelaert, Patrick Van der Stuyft

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Assessment of measles immunity among infants in Maputo City, Mozambique

Jagrati V Jani, Carol Holm-Hansen, Tufária Mussá, Arlinda Zango, Ivan Manhiça, Gunnar Bjune, Ilesh V Jani

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Determinants of non attendance to mammography program in a region with high voluntary health insurance coverage

Magdalena Esteva, Joana Ripoll, Alfonso Leiva, Carmen Sánchez-Contador, Francisca Collado

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Physical activity and dietary behaviour in a population-based sample of British 10-year old children: the SPEEDY study (Sport, Physical activity and Eating behaviour: Environmental Determinants in Young people)

Esther MF van Sluijs, Paula ML Skidmore, Kim Mwanza, Andrew P Jones, Alison M Callaghan, Ulf Ekelund, Flo Harrison, Ian Harvey, Jenna Panter, Nicolas J Wareham, Aedin Cassidy, Simon J Griffin

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Risk factors for overweight and obesity, and changes in body mass index of Chinese adults in Shanghai

Xuhong Hou, Weiping Jia, Yuqian Bao, Huijuan Lu, Shan Jiang, Yuhua Zuo, Huilin Gu, Kunsan Xiang

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Legionella species colonization of water distribution systems, pools and air conditioning systems in cruise ships and ferries

Georgia Goutziana, Varvara A Mouchtouri, Maria Karanika, Antonios Kavagias, Nikolaos E Stathakis, Kostantinos Gourgoulianis, Jenny Kremastinou, Christos Hadjichristodoulou

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Chlamydia trachomatis prevalence in undocumented migrants undergoing voluntary termination of pregnancy: a prospective cohort study

Hans Wolff, Ana Lourenço, Patrick Bodenmann, Manuella Epiney, Monique Uny, Nicole Andreoli, Olivier Irion, Jean-Michel Gaspoz, Jean-Bernard Dubuisson

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Cigarette and waterpipe smoking among adolescents in Estonia: HBSC survey results, 1994–2006

Kersti Pärna, Janika Usin, Inge Ringmets

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Delayed treatment of tuberculosis patients in rural areas of Yogyakarta province, Indonesia

Yodi Mahendradhata, Bobby M Syahrizal, Adi Utarini

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The future impact of population growth and aging on coronary heart disease in China: projections from the Coronary Heart Disease Policy Model-China

Andrew Moran, Dong Zhao, Dongfeng Gu, Pamela Coxson, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Jun Cheng, Jing Liu, Jiang He, Lee Goldman

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Availability of healthier options in traditional and nontraditional rural fast-food outlets

Jennifer S Creel, Joseph R Sharkey, Alex McIntosh, Jenna Anding, J Charles Huber Jr

01.12.2008 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Clinical governance and research ethics as barriers to UK low-risk population-based health research?

Edwin R van Teijlingen, Flora Douglas, Nicola Torrance

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Differentials of fertility in North and South Gondar zones, northwest Ethiopia: A comparative cross-sectional study

Getu Degu Alene, Alemayehu Worku

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Nanoquartz in Late Permian C1 coal and the high incidence of female lung cancer in the Pearl River Origin area: a retrospective cohort study

Linwei Tian, Shifeng Dai, Jianfang Wang, Yunchao Huang, Suzanne C Ho, Yiping Zhou, Donald Lucas, Catherine P Koshland

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The Active plus protocol: systematic development of two theory- and evidence-based tailored physical activity interventions for the over-fifties

Maartje M van Stralen, Gerjo Kok, Hein de Vries, Aart N Mudde, Catherine Bolman, Lilian Lechner

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The distinctive profile of risk factors of nasopharyngeal carcinoma in comparison with other head and neck cancer types

AS Abdulamir, RR Hafidh, N Abdulmuhaimen, F Abubakar, KA Abbas

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Participation of traditional birth attendants in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV services in two rural districts in Zimbabwe: a feasibility study

Freddy Perez, Khin Devi Aung, Theresa Ndoro, Barbara Engelsmann, François Dabis

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Implementation of a workplace smoking ban in bars: The limits of local discretion

Theresa Montini, Lisa A Bero

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and the metabolic syndrome in middle-aged men and women in Gothenburg, Sweden

Lennart Welin, Annika Adlerberth, Kenneth Caidahl, Henry Eriksson, Per-Olof Hansson, Saga Johansson, Annika Rosengren, Kurt Svärdsudd, Catharina Welin, Lars Wilhelmsen

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Obesity among Scottish 15 year olds 1987–2006: prevalence and associations with socio-economic status, well-being and worries about weight

Helen Sweeting, Patrick West, Robert Young

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Risk factors for developing a cutaneous injection-related infection among injection drug users: a cohort study

Elisa Lloyd-Smith, Evan Wood, Ruth Zhang, Mark W Tyndall, Julio SG Montaner, Thomas Kerr

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The effectiveness of "Exercise on Prescription" in stimulating physical activity among women in ethnic minority groups in the Netherlands: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Karen Hosper, Marije Deutekom, Prof Karien Stronks

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Low utilization of health care services following screening for hypertension in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania): a prospective population-based study

Pascal Bovet, Jean-Pierre Gervasoni, Mashombo Mkamba, Marianna Balampama, Christian Lengeler, Fred Paccaud

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Sexual abstinence behavior among never-married youths in a generalized HIV epidemic country: evidence from the 2005 Côte d'Ivoire AIDS indicator survey

Alain K Koffi, Kazuo Kawahara

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Small individual loans and mental health: a randomized controlled trial among South African adults

Lia CH Fernald, Rita Hamad, Dean Karlan, Emily J Ozer, Jonathan Zinman

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Go4it; study design of a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of a multidisciplinary group intervention for obese adolescents for prevention of diabetes mellitus type 2

Geesje H Hofsteenge, Marijke JM Chinapaw, Peter JM Weijs, Maurits W van Tulder, Henriette A Delemarre-van de Waal

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Blood pressure patterns in relation to geographic area of residence: a cross-sectional study of adolescents in Kogi state, Nigeria

Chukwunonso ECC Ejike, Chidi E Ugwu, Lawrence US Ezeanyika, Ayo T Olayemi

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Gambling problems in the family – A stratified probability sample study of prevalence and reported consequences

Hanne Gro Wenzel, Anita Øren, Inger Johanne Bakken

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

How healthy are chronically ill patients after eight years of homeopathic treatment? – Results from a long term observational study

Claudia M Witt, Rainer Lüdtke, Nils Mengler, Stefan N Willich

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The use of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in children and adolescents as an outcome criterion to evaluate family oriented support for young carers in Germany: an integrative review of the literature

Jörg große Schlarmann, Sabine Metzing-Blau, Wilfried Schnepp

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Planning ahead in public health? A qualitative study of the time horizons used in public health decision-making

David C Taylor-Robinson, Beth Milton, Ffion Lloyd-Williams, Martin O'Flaherty, Simon Capewell

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Hepatitis A, B and C viral co-infections among HIV-infected adults presenting for care and treatment at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Tumaini J Nagu, Muhammad Bakari, Mecky Matee

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Physical activity and persistent low back pain and pelvic pain post partum

Ingrid M Mogren

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Determinants of infant growth in Eastern Uganda: a community-based cross-sectional study

Ingunn Marie Stadskleiv Engebretsen, Thorkild Tylleskär, Henry Wamani, Charles Karamagi, James K Tumwine

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Three-year follow-up of physical activity in Norwegian youth from two ethnic groups: associations with socio-demographic factors

Åse Sagatun, Elin Kolle, Sigmund A Anderssen, Magne Thoresen, Anne Johanne Søgaard

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

(S)Partners for Heart Health: a school-based program for enhancing physical activity and nutrition to promote cardiovascular health in 5thgrade students

Joseph J Carlson, Joey C Eisenmann, Karin A Pfeiffer, Kathleen B Jager, Scott T Sehnert, Kimbo E Yee, Rita A Klavinski, Deborah L Feltz

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

The impact of overweight and obesity on health-related quality of life in childhood – results from an intervention study

Nora Wille, Michael Erhart, Christiane Petersen, Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Influenza vaccination among healthcare workers in a multidisciplinary University hospital in Italy

Susanna Esposito, Samantha Bosis, Claudio Pelucchi, Elena Tremolati, Caterina Sabatini, Margherita Semino, Paola Marchisio, Francesco della Croce, Nicola Principi

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

High prevalence of obesity, central obesity and abnormal glucose tolerance in the middle-aged Finnish population

Timo E Saaristo, Noël C Barengo, Eeva Korpi-Hyövälti, Heikki Oksa, Hannu Puolijoki, Juha T Saltevo, Mauno Vanhala, Jouko Sundvall, Liisa Saarikoski, Markku Peltonen, Jaakko Tuomilehto

01.12.2008 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Miller Early Childhood Sustained Home-visiting (MECSH) trial: design, method and sample description

Lynn Kemp, Elizabeth Harris, Catherine McMahon, Stephen Matthey, Graham Vimpani, Teresa Anderson, Virginia Schmied

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

What needs to change to increase chlamydia screening in general practice in Australia? The views of general practitioners

Jane S Hocking, Rhian M Parker, Natasha Pavlin, Christopher K Fairley, Jane M Gunn

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Sickness absence and self-reported health a population-based study of 43,600 individuals in central Sweden

Hans-G Eriksson, Anna-Sophia von Celsing, Rolf Wahlström, Lotta Janson, Viktoria Zander, Thorne Wallman

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Implementation of a national anti-tuberculosis drug resistance survey in Tanzania

Timothy M Chonde, Basra Doulla, Frank van Leth, Sayoki GM Mfinanga, Nyagosya Range, Fred Lwilla, Saidi M Mfaume, Armand van Deun, Matteo Zignol, Frank G Cobelens, Saidi M Egwaga

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Smoking characteristics of Polish immigrants in Dublin

Zubair Kabir, Vanessa Clarke, Sheila Keogan, Laura M Currie, Witold Zatonski, Luke Clancy

01.12.2008 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2008 Open Access

Patterns of knowledge and condom use among population groups: results from the 2005 Ethiopian behavioral surveillance surveys on HIV

Getnet M Kassie, Damen H Mariam, Amy O Tsui

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