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BMC Public Health

BMC Public Health 1/2011

Ausgabe 1/2011

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 963 Artikel )

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Caregiver awareness of reproductive health issues for women with intellectual disabilities

Lan-Ping Lin, Pei-Ying Lin, Shang-Wei Hsu, Ching-Hui Loh, Jin-Ding Lin, Chia-Im Lai, Wu-Chien Chien, Fu-Gong Lin

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Nationwide shifts in the double burden of overweight and underweight in Vietnamese adults in 2000 and 2005: two national nutrition surveys

Do TP Ha, Edith JM Feskens, Paul Deurenberg, Le B Mai, Nguyen C Khan, Frans J Kok

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

EuropeaN Energy balance Research to prevent excessive weight Gain among Youth (ENERGY) project: Design and methodology of the ENERGY cross-sectional survey

Maartje M van Stralen, Saskia J te Velde, Amika S Singh, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Marloes K Martens, Maria van der Sluis, Yannis Manios, Evangelia Grammatikaki, Mai JM Chinapaw¹, Lea Maes, Elling Bere, Jorgen Jensen, Luis Moreno, Nataša Jan, Dénes Molnár, Helen Moore, Johannes Brug

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Mobile phone use and stress, sleep disturbances, and symptoms of depression among young adults - a prospective cohort study

Sara Thomée, Annika Härenstam, Mats Hagberg

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Proximity of food retailers to schools and rates of overweight ninth grade students: an ecological study in California

Philip H Howard, Margaret Fitzpatrick, Brian Fulfrost

01.12.2011 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Health impact of US military service in a large population-based military cohort: findings of the Millennium Cohort Study, 2001-2008

Tyler C Smith, Isabel G Jacobson, Tomoko I Hooper, Cynthia A LeardMann, Edward J Boyko, Besa Smith, Gary D Gackstetter, Timothy S Wells, Paul J Amoroso, Gregory C Gray, James R Riddle, Margaret AK Ryan, the Millennium Cohort Study Team

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke, and cessation counseling among medical students: cross-country data from the Global Health Professions Student Survey (GHPSS), 2005-2008

Charles W Warren, Dhirendra N Sinha, Juliette Lee, Veronica Lea, Nathan R Jones

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

RH knowledge and service utilization among unmarried rural-to-urban migrants in three major cities, China

Zhiyong Liu, Minmin Zhu, Hassan H Dib, Zi Li, Shuhua Shi, Zengzhen Wang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The use of cessation assistance among smokers from China: Findings from the ITC China Survey

Jilan Yang, David Hammond, Pete Driezen, Richard J O'Connor, Qiang Li, Hua-Hie Yong, Geoffrey T Fong, Yuan Jiang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Swine-Origin Influenza A Outbreak 2009 at Shinshu University, Japan

Mitsuo Uchida, Teruomi Tsukahara, Minoru Kaneko, Shinsuke Washizuka, Shigeyuki Kawa

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Utility of electronic patient records in primary care for stroke secondary prevention trials

Alex Dregan, Michael A Toschke, Charles D Wolfe, Anthony Rudd, Mark Ashworth, Martin C Gulliford, the eCRT Research team

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Differential relationships of family drinking with alcohol expectancy among urban school children

Chuan-Yu Chen, Carla L Storr, Chieh-Yu Liu, Kuang-Hung Chen, Wei J Chen, Keh-Ming Lin

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Need for continual education about disaster medicine for health professionals in China-a pilot study

Bo Huang, Jing Li, Yunkai Li, Weidong Zhang, Futang Pan, Shujun Miao

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The Happy Life Club™ study protocol: A cluster randomised controlled trial of a type 2 diabetes health coach intervention

Colette Browning, Anna Chapman, Sean Cowlishaw, Zhixin Li, Shane A Thomas, Hui Yang, Tuohong Zhang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Measuring adherence to antiretroviral therapy in northern Tanzania: feasibility and acceptability of the Medication Event Monitoring System

Ramsey A Lyimo, Jossy van den Boogaard, Elizabeth Msoka, Harm J Hospers, Andre van der Ven, Declare Mushi, Marijn de Bruin

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Evaluating clinic and community-based lifestyle interventions for obesity reduction in a low-income Latino neighborhood: Vivamos Activos Fair Oaks Program

Rebecca L Drieling, Jun Ma, Randall S Stafford

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A review of public opinion towards alcohol controls in Australia

Claire Tobin, A Rob Moodie, Charles Livingstone

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Patient preferences and treatment safety for uncomplicated vulvovaginal candidiasis in primary health care

Isabel Del-Cura González, Francisca García-de-Blas González, Teresa Sanz Cuesta, Jesús Martín Fernández, Justo M Del-Alamo Rodríguez, Rosa A Escriva Ferrairo, M del Canto De-Hoyos Alonso, Laura Balsalobre Arenas, Ricardo Rodríguez Barrientos, Elisa Ceresuela Wiesmann, Cristina De-Alba Romero, Yolanda Ginés Díaz, Ana Pastor Rodríguez-Moñino, Blanca Gutiérrez Teira, Marta Sánchez-Celaya del Pozo, Jesús Fernández Horcajuelo, María J Rojas Giraldo, Paulino Cubero González, Rocío A Vello Cuadrado, Beatriz López Uriarte, Jeannet Sánchez Yepes, Yolanda Hernando Sanz, M José Iglesias Piñeiro, Susana Tudanca Hernández, Fernando Gallardo Alonso, Ana I González González, Alicia Simón Fernández, Carmen Carballo, Ana Rey López, Fernanda Morales, Dolores Martínez López, GRUPO PRESEVAC

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Spatial distribution and characteristics of injecting drug users (IDU) in five Northeastern states of India

Gajendra Kumar Medhi, Jagadish Mahanta, Rajatashuvra Adhikary, Brogen S Akoijam, Buno Liegise, Kalpana Sarathy, Chelliah Joshua Thomas, Bhupen Sarmah

01.12.2011 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

We should not be complacent about our population-based public health response to the first influenza pandemic of the 21stcentury

Heath A Kelly, Patricia C Priest, Geoffry N Mercer, Gary K Dowse

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Prevalence and progression of visual impairment in patients newly diagnosed with clinical type 2 diabetes: a 6-year follow up study

Niels de Fine Olivarius, Volkert Siersma, Gitte Juul Almind, Niels Vesti Nielsen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Alcohol consumption and binge drinking in adolescents: comparison of different migration backgrounds and rural vs. urban residence - a representative study

Carolin Donath, Elmar Gräßel, Dirk Baier, Christian Pfeiffer, Deniz Karagülle, Stefan Bleich, Thomas Hillemacher

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Adherence and virologic suppression during the first 24 weeks on antiretroviral therapy among women in Johannesburg, South Africa - a prospective cohort study

Ziad El-Khatib, Anna Mia Ekstrom, Ashraf Coovadia, Elaine J Abrams, Max Petzold, David Katzenstein, Lynn Morris, Louise Kuhn

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Parenthood and factors that influence outdoor recreational physical activity from a gender perspective

Katarina Sjögren, Eva Ekvall Hansson, Louise Stjernberg

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Cumulative smoking exposure, duration of smoking cessation, and peripheral arterial disease in middle-aged and older Korean men

Young-Hoon Lee, Min-Ho Shin, Sun-Seog Kweon, Jin-Su Choi, Jung-Ae Rhee, Hye-Ran Ahn, Woo-Jun Yun, So-Yeon Ryu, Bok-Hee Kim, Hae-Sung Nam, Seul-Ki Jeong, Kyeong-Soo Park

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

High prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and its association with BMI-for-age among primary school children in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Geok L Khor, Winnie SS Chee, Zalilah M Shariff, Bee K Poh, Mohan Arumugam, Jamalludin A Rahman, Hannah E Theobald

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Risk factors for posttraumatic stress reactions among chinese students following exposure to a snowstorm disaster

Daxing Wu, Huifang Yin, Shujing Xu, Ying Zhao

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The dimensional structure of the functional abilities in cases of long-term sickness absence

Jake PJ Broersen, Henny PG Mulders, Antonius JM Schellart, Allard J van der Beek

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Evaluating the impact of decentralising tuberculosis microscopy services to rural township hospitals in gansu province, china

Xiaolin Wei, Guanyang Zou, Hui Zhang, Renzhong Li, John D Walley, Shiwen Jiang, Jia Yin, Shuigao Jin, You Li, Qiang Sun, James N Newell, Sian Griffiths, Lixia Wang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The impact of social status inconsistency on cardiovascular risk factors, myocardial infarction and stroke in the EPIC-Heidelberg cohort

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

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Parental control and monitoring of young people's sexual behaviour in rural North-Western Tanzania: Implications for sexual and reproductive health interventions

Joyce Wamoyi, Angela Fenwick, Mark Urassa, Basia Zaba, William Stones

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Epidemiology of anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in a chinese population: current situation and challenges ahead

Yan Shao, Dandan Yang, Weiguo Xu, Wei Lu, Honghuan Song, Yaoyao Dai, Hongbing Shen, Jianming Wang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

To test or not to test: A cross-sectional survey of the psychosocial determinants of self-testing for cholesterol, glucose, and HIV

Janaica EJ Grispen, Gaby Ronda, Geert-Jan Dinant, Nanne K de Vries, Trudy van der Weijden

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Introduction of organised mammography screening in tyrol: results of a one-year pilot phase

Willi Oberaigner, Wolfgang Buchberger, Thomas Frede, Martin Daniaux, Rudolf Knapp, Christian Marth, Uwe Siebert

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Is income or employment a stronger predictor of smoking than education in economically less developed countries? A cross-sectional study in Hungary

Mall Leinsalu, Csilla Kaposvári, Anton E Kunst

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Prevalence of sealants in relation to dental caries on the permanent molars of 12 and 15-year-old Greek adolescents. A national pathfinder survey

Constantine J Oulis, Elias D Berdouses, Eleni Mamai-Homata, Argyro Polychronopoulou

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Which chronic diseases and disease combinations are specific to multimorbidity in the elderly? Results of a claims data based cross-sectional study in Germany

Hendrik van den Bussche, Daniela Koller, Tina Kolonko, Heike Hansen, Karl Wegscheider, Gerd Glaeske, Eike-Christin von Leitner, Ingmar Schäfer, Gerhard Schön

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Religious subgroups influencing vaccination coverage in the Dutch Bible belt: an ecological study

Wilhelmina LM Ruijs, Jeannine LA Hautvast, Koos van der Velden, Sjoerd de Vos, Hans Knippenberg, Marlies EJL Hulscher

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Social and cultural factors underlying generational differences in overweight: a cross-sectional study among ethnic minorities in the Netherlands

Karen Hosper, Mary Nicolaou, Irene van Valkengoed, Vera Nierkens, Karien Stronks

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Testing a Dutch web-based tailored lifestyle programme among adults: a study protocol

Daniela N Schulz, Stef PJ Kremers, Liesbeth ADM van Osch, Francine Schneider, Mathieu JG van Adrichem, Hein de Vries

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

What factors are associated with recent intimate partner violence? findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence

Tanya Abramsky, Charlotte H Watts, Claudia Garcia-Moreno, Karen Devries, Ligia Kiss, Mary Ellsberg, Henrica AFM Jansen, Lori Heise

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Interventions to enhance adherence to dietary advice for preventing and managing chronic diseases in adults: a study protocol

Sophie Desroches, Annie Lapointe, Stéphane Ratté, Karine Gravel, France Légaré, Jayne Thirsk

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Prevalence and perceived health effect of alcohol use among male undergraduate students in Owerri, South-East Nigeria: a descriptive cross-sectional study

Ebirim IC Chikere, Morakinyo O Mayowa

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Systematic review of reviews of intervention components associated with increased effectiveness in dietary and physical activity interventions

Colin J Greaves, Kate E Sheppard, Charles Abraham, Wendy Hardeman, Michael Roden, Philip H Evans, Peter Schwarz, The IMAGE Study Group

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Design and methods of a longitudinal study investigating the impact of antiretroviral treatment on the partnerships and sexual behaviour of HIV-infected individuals in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Nuala McGrath, Linda Richter, Marie-Louise Newell

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Sun protection and sunbathing practices among at-risk family members of patients with melanoma

Sharon L Manne, Elliot J Coups, Paul B Jacobsen, Michael Ming, Carolyn J Heckman, Stuart Lessin

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Evaluation of physical activity programmes for elderly people - a descriptive study using the EFQM' criteria

Ana I Marques, Maria J Rosa, Pedro Soares, Rute Santos, Jorge Mota, Joana Carvalho

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Subjective social status predicts long-term smoking abstinence

Lorraine R Reitzel, Michael S Businelle, Darla E Kendzor, Yisheng Li, Yumei Cao, Yessenia Castro, Carlos A Mazas, Ludmila Cofta-Woerpel, Paul M Cinciripini, David W Wetter

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Betel quid chewing as a source of manganese exposure: total daily intake of manganese in a Bangladeshi population

Shaban W Al-Rmalli, Richard O Jenkins, Parvez I Haris

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Predictors of consistent condom use based on the Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IMB) model among female sex workers in Jinan, China

Hua Zhang, Meizhen Liao, Xijuan Nie, Rongjian Pan, Chuangxin Wang, Shiman Ruan, Changqing Zhang, Xiaorun Tao, Dianmin Kang, Baofa Jiang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Maternal characteristics during pregnancy and risk factors for positive HIV RNA at delivery: a single-cohort observational study (Brescia, Northern Italy)

Ilaria Izzo, Maria A Forleo, Salvatore Casari, Eugenia Quiros-Roldan, Michele Magoni, Giampiero Carosi, Carlo Torti

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Poor mental health and sexual risk behaviours in Uganda: A cross-sectional population-based study

Patric Lundberg, Godfrey Rukundo, Schola Ashaba, Anna Thorson, Peter Allebeck, Per-Olof Östergren, Elizabeth Cantor-Graae

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Stress and prevalence of hearing problems in the Swedish working population

Dan Hasson, Töres Theorell, Martin Benka Wallén, Constanze Leineweber, Barbara Canlon

01.12.2011 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Public health campaigns and obesity - a critique

Helen L Walls, Anna Peeters, Joseph Proietto, John J McNeil

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Impact of children's migration on health and health care-seeking behavior of elderly left behind

Ramesh Adhikari, Aree Jampaklay, Aphichat Chamratrithirong

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Does present use of cardiovascular medication reflect elevated cardiovascular risk scores estimated ten years ago? A population based longitudinal observational study

Mette Brekke, Jørund Straand

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Improving detection and notification of tuberculosis cases in students in Shaanxi province, China: an intervention study

Tianhua Zhang, Liujia Guo, Shaoru Zhang, Weiping Liu, Guanghua Chen, Ma Hui, Guangxue He, Marieke J van der Werf, Susan van den Hof

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Mapping of health system functions to strengthen priority programs. The case of maternal health in Mexico

Miguel A González-Block, Mariel Rouvier, Victor Becerril, Paola Sesia

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Postpartum behaviour as predictor of weight change from before pregnancy to one year postpartum

Ellen Althuizen, Mireille NM van Poppel, Jeanne H de Vries, Jacob C Seidell, Willem van Mechelen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

When does poor subjective financial position hurt the elderly? Testing the interaction with educational attainment using a national representative longitudinal survey

Christy Pu, Nicole Huang, Gao-Jun Tang, Yiing-Jenq Chou

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Feasibility and acceptability of a multiple risk factor intervention: The Step Up randomized pilot trial

Jennifer B McClure, Sheryl L Catz, Evette J Ludman, Julie Richards, Karin Riggs, Lou Grothaus

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Development and evaluation of a patient centered cardiovascular health education program for insured patients in rural Nigeria (QUICK - II)

Aina Olufemi Odusola, Marleen Hendriks, Constance Schultsz, Karien Stronks, Joep Lange, Akin Osibogun, Tanimola Akande, Shade Alli, Peju Adenusi, Kayode Agbede, Joke Haafkens

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Continuity of midwifery care and gestational weight gain in obese women: a randomised controlled trial

Cate Nagle, Helen Skouteris, Anne Hotchin, Lauren Bruce, Denise Patterson, Glyn Teale

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Work-related psychosocial events as triggers of sick leave - results from a Swedish case-crossover study

Hanna Hultin, Johan Hallqvist, Kristina Alexanderson, Gun Johansson, Christina Lindholm, Ingvar Lundberg, Jette Möller

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Evaluation of the impact of the voucher and accreditation approach on improving reproductive health behaviors and status in Kenya

Charlotte Warren, Timothy Abuya, Francis Obare, Joseph Sunday, Rebecca Njue, Ian Askew, Ben Bellows

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Mothers' AdvocateS In the Community (MOSAIC)- non-professional mentor support to reduce intimate partner violence and depression in mothers: a cluster randomised trial in primary care

Angela J Taft, Rhonda Small, Kelsey L Hegarty, Lyndsey F Watson, Lisa Gold, Judith A Lumley

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Feasibility of a lifestyle intervention in early pregnancy to prevent deterioration of glucose tolerance

Eeva AL Korpi-Hyövälti, David E Laaksonen, Ursula S Schwab, Tarja H Vanhapiha, Kristiina R Vihla, Seppo T Heinonen, Leo K Niskanen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Gender-related mental health differences between refugees and non-refugee immigrants - a cross-sectional register-based study

Anna-Clara Hollander, Daniel Bruce, Bo Burström, Solvig Ekblad

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Study protocol of physical activity and sedentary behaviour measurement among schoolchildren by accelerometry - Cross-sectional survey as part of the ENERGY-project

Mine Yıldırım, Maïté Verloigne, Ilse de Bourdeaudhuij, Odysseas Androutsos, Yannis Manios, Regina Felső, Éva Kovács, Alain Doessegger, Bettina Bringolf-Isler, Saskia J te Velde, Johannes Brug, Mai JM Chinapaw

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Cardiovascular disease prevention in rural Nigeria in the context of a community based health insurance scheme: QUality Improvement Cardiovascular care Kwara-I (QUICK-I)

Marleen Hendriks, Lizzy Brewster, Ferdinand Wit, Oladimeji Akeem Bolarinwa, Aina Olufemi Odusola, William Redekop, Navin Bindraban, Albert Vollaard, Shade Alli, Peju Adenusi, Kayode Agbede, Tanimola Akande, Joep Lange, Constance Schultsz

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The views of young children in the UK about obesity, body size, shape and weight: a systematic review

Rebecca Rees, Kathryn Oliver, Jenny Woodman, James Thomas

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Health care seeking among detained undocumented migrants: a cross-sectional study

Tina Dorn, Manon Ceelen, Ming-Jan Tang, Joyce L Browne, Koos JC de Keijzer, Marcel CA Buster, Kees Das

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Health-promoting behaviors and social support of women of reproductive age, and strategies for advancing their health: Protocol for a mixed methods study

Azam Baheiraei, Mojgan Mirghafourvand, Eesa Mohammadi, Saharnaz Nedjat, Sakineh Mohammad-Alizadeh Charandabi, Fatemeh Rajabi, Reza Majdzadeh

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Health care utilization in the elderly Mexican population: Expenditures and determinants

César González-González, Sergio Sánchez-García, Teresa Juárez-Cedillo, Oscar Rosas-Carrasco, Luis M Gutiérrez-Robledo, Carmen García-Peña

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Public perceptions and attitudes toward thalassaemia: Influencing factors in a multi-racial population

Li Ping Wong, Elizabeth George, Jin-Ai Mary Anne Tan

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A study protocol for the evaluation of occupational mutagenic/carcinogenic risks in subjects exposed to antineoplastic drugs: a multicentric project

Massimo Moretti, Roberta Bonfiglioli, Donatella Feretti, Sofia Pavanello, Francesca Mussi, Maria G Grollino, Milena Villarini, Anna Barbieri, Elisabetta Ceretti, Mariella Carrieri, Annamaria Buschini, Massimo Appolloni, Luca Dominici, Laura Sabatini, Umberto Gelatti, Giovanni B Bartolucci, Paola Poli, Laura Stronati, Giuseppe Mastrangelo, Silvano Monarca

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Household food insecurity and childhood overweight in Jamaica and Québec: a gender-based analysis

Lise Dubois, Damion Francis, Daniel Burnier, Fabiola Tatone-Tokuda, Manon Girard, Georgiana Gordon-Strachan, Kristin Fox, Rainford Wilks

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

'Pedometers cost buttons': the feasibility of implementing a pedometer based walking programme within the community

Rebecca Shaw, Elisabeth Fenwick, Graham Baker, Chloe McAdam, Claire Fitzsimons, Nanette Mutrie

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Protocol for the ADDITION-Plus study: a randomised controlled trial of an individually-tailored behaviour change intervention among people with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes under intensive UK general practice care

Simon J Griffin, Rebecca K Simmons, Kate M Williams, A Toby Prevost, Wendy Hardeman, Julie Grant, Fiona Whittle, Sue Boase, Imogen Hobbis, Soren Brage, Kate Westgate, Tom Fanshawe, Stephen Sutton, Nicholas J Wareham, Ann Louise Kinmonth, the ADDITION-Plus study team

01.12.2011 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Communicating uncertainty - how Australian television reported H1N1 risk in 2009: a content analysis

Andrea S Fogarty, Kate Holland, Michelle Imison, R Warwick Blood, Simon Chapman, Simon Holding

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Number and timing of antenatal HIV testing: Evidence from a community-based study in Northern Vietnam

Nguyễn TT Hạnh, Tine M Gammeltoft, Vibeke Rasch

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Number of casual male sexual partners and associated factors among men who have sex with men: Results from the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance system

Eli S Rosenberg, Patrick S Sullivan, Elizabeth A DiNenno, Laura F Salazar, Travis H Sanchez

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Efficacy of screening for high blood pressure in dental health care

Sevek Engström, Christian Berne, Lars Gahnberg, Kurt Svärdsudd

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Stressful life events, social health issues and low birthweight in an Australian population-based birth cohort: challenges and opportunities in antenatal care

Stephanie J Brown, Jane S Yelland, Georgina A Sutherland, Peter A Baghurst, Jeffrey S Robinson

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Assessing the severity of conjunctivochalasis in a senile population: a community-based epidemiology study in Shanghai, China

Xingru Zhang, Qingsong Li, Haidong Zou, Jinjuan Peng, Caicai Shi, Huanming Zhou, Guili Zhang, Minhong Xiang, Yijie Li

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Social factors associated to binge drinking: a cross-sectional survey among Brazilian students in private high schools

Zila M Sanchez, Silvia S Martins, Emerita S Opaleye, Yone G Moura, Danilo P Locatelli, Ana R Noto

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of different human papillomavirus vaccines in Singapore

Vernon J Lee, Sun Kuie Tay, Yee Leong Teoh, Mei Yin Tok

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The effect of two different health messages on physical activity levels and health in sedentary overweight, middle-aged women

Sebely Pal, Cheryl Cheng, Suleen Ho

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Sense of coherence as a predictor of onset of depression among Japanese workers: a cohort study

Toshimi Sairenchi, Yasuo Haruyama, Yumiko Ishikawa, Keiko Wada, Kazumoto Kimura, Takashi Muto

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Influenza vaccine uptake among community-dwelling Italian elderly: results from a large cross-sectional study

Carlos Chiatti, Pamela Barbadoro, Giovanni Lamura, Lucia Pennacchietti, Francesco Di Stanislao, Marcello M D'Errico, Emilia Prospero

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The effectiveness of peer health coaching in improving glycemic control among low-income patients with diabetes: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Amireh Ghorob, Maria Mercedes Vivas, Diana De Vore, Victoria Ngo, Thomas Bodenheimer, Ellen Chen, David H Thom

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Trends in lung cancer mortality in South Africa: 1995-2006

Braimoh Bello, Olufolawajimi Fadahun, Danuta Kielkowski, Gill Nelson

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Walking to work in Canada: health benefits, socio-economic characteristics and urban-regional variations

Peter Kitchen, Allison Williams, James Chowhan

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Validation of self-reported anthropometrics in the Adventist Health Study 2

Maira Bes-Rastrollo, Joan Sabaté, Karen Jaceldo-Siegl, Gary E Fraser

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Policy guidance on threats to legislative interventions in public health: a realist synthesis

Geoff Wong, Ray Pawson, Lesley Owen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Does dog-ownership influence seasonal patterns of neighbourhood-based walking among adults? A longitudinal study

Parabhdeep Lail, Gavin R McCormack, Melanie Rock

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Children who were vaccinated, breast fed and from low parity mothers live longer: A community based case-control study in Jimma, Ethiopia

Belaineh Girma, Yemane Berhane

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Weight Care Project: Health professionals' attitudes and ability to assess body weight status - Study protocol

Anne Moorhead, Vivien Coates, Diane Hazlett, Alison Gallagher, Kathy Murphy, Geraldine Nolan, John Dinsmore

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Social capital and life satisfaction: a cross-sectional study on persons with musculoskeletal impairments in Hanoi, Vietnam

Kyo Takahashi, Nguyen Thi Minh Thuy, Krishna C Poudel, Kayako Sakisaka, Masamine Jimba, Junko Yasuoka

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for irritable bowel syndrome: results from a randomized controlled trial

Erik Andersson, Brjánn Ljótsson, Filip Smit, Björn Paxling, Erik Hedman, Nils Lindefors, Gerhard Andersson, Christian Rück

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Self-rated health and factors influencing responses among young Egyptian type 1 diabetes patients

Heba Ismail

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Determinants of timely initiation of breastfeeding among mothers in Goba Woreda, South East Ethiopia: A cross sectional study

Tesfaye Setegn, Mulusew Gerbaba, Tefera Belachew

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

An evaluation of the effectiveness of a community mentoring service for socially isolated older people: a controlled trial

Andy P Dickens, Suzanne H Richards, Annie Hawton, Rod S Taylor, Colin J Greaves, Colin Green, Rachel Edwards, John L Campbell

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

'We call it the shaking illness': perceptions and experiences of Parkinson's disease in rural northern Tanzania

Gerry Mshana, Catherine L Dotchin, Richard W Walker

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Causal assessment of smoking and tooth loss: A systematic review of observational studies

Takashi Hanioka, Miki Ojima, Keiko Tanaka, Keitaro Matsuo, Fumihito Sato, Hideo Tanaka

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

PDA+: A Personal Digital Assistant for Obesity Treatment - An RCT testing the use of technology to enhance weight loss treatment for veterans

Jennifer M Duncan, E Amy Janke, Andrea T Kozak, Megan Roehrig, Stephanie W Russell, H Gene McFadden, Andrew Demott, Alex Pictor, Don Hedeker, Bonnie Spring

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Self-rated health in rural Appalachia: health perceptions are incongruent with health status and health behaviors

Brian N Griffith, Gretchen D Lovett, Donald N Pyle, Wayne C Miller

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Metabolic risk factors, physical activity and physical fitness in azorean adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Carla Moreira, Rute Santos, José Cazuza de Farias Júnior, Susana Vale, Paula C Santos, Luísa Soares-Miranda, Ana I Marques, Jorge Mota

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Osteopontin, asbestos exposure and pleural plaques: a cross-sectional study

Giuseppe Mastrangelo, Gianluca Marangi, Maria N Ballarin, Silvia Michilin, Aline SC Fabricio, Flavio Valentini, John H Lange, Ugo Fedeli, Luca Cegolon, Massimo Gion

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Study of recent and future trends in place of death in Belgium using death certificate data: a shift from hospitals to care homes

Dirk Houttekier, Joachim Cohen, Johan Surkyn, Luc Deliens

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Urine-based testing for Chlamydia trachomatis among young adults in a population-based survey in Croatia: Feasibility and prevalence

Ivana Božičević, Ivana Grgić, Snježana Židovec-Lepej, Jurja-Ivana Čakalo, Sanja Belak-Kovačević, Aleksandar Štulhofer, Josip Begovac

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Current drinking and health-risk behaviors among male high school students in central Thailand

Wisit Chaveepojnkamjorn, Natchaporn Pichainarong

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Chronic occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium causes DNA damage in electroplating workers

Xu-Hui Zhang, Xuan Zhang, Xu-Chu Wang, Li-Fen Jin, Zhang-Ping Yang, Cai-Xia Jiang, Qing Chen, Xiao-Bin Ren, Jian-Zhong Cao, Qiang Wang, Yi-Min Zhu

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The development of socio-economic health differences in childhood: results of the Dutch longitudinal PIAMA birth cohort

Annemarie Ruijsbroek, Alet H Wijga, Marjan Kerkhof, Gerard H Koppelman, Henriette A Smit, Mariël Droomers

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Does improving maternal knowledge of vaccines impact infant immunization rates? A community-based randomized-controlled trial in Karachi, Pakistan

Aatekah Owais, Beenish Hanif, Amna R Siddiqui, Ajmal Agha, Anita KM Zaidi

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The Alcohol Intervention Training Program (AITP): A response to alcohol misuse in the farming community

Susan A Brumby, Alison J Kennedy, David Mellor, Marita P McCabe, Lina A Ricciardelli, Alexandra Head, Catherine Mercer-Grant

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Health-related quality of life of Palestinian preschoolers in the Gaza Strip: a cross-sectional study

Salwa G Massad, F Javier Nieto, Mari Palta, Maureen Smith, Roseanne Clark, Abdel-Aziz Thabet

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A cluster randomised school-based lifestyle intervention programme for the prevention of childhood obesity and related early cardiovascular disease (JuvenTUM 3)

Monika Siegrist, Henner Hanssen, Christoph Lammel, Bernhard Haller, Martin Halle

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

An Outbreak of Varicella among Schoolchildren in Taipei

Chao-Chih Lai, Szu-Ching Chen, Donald Dah-Shyong Jiang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Prevalence and factors associated with difficulty and intention to quit smoking in Switzerland

Pedro Marques-Vidal, João Melich-Cerveira, Fred Paccaud, Gérard Waeber, Peter Vollenweider, Jacques Cornuz

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Assessing secondary attack rates among household contacts at the beginning of the influenza A (H1N1) pandemic in Ontario, Canada, April-June 2009: A prospective, observational study

Rachel Savage, Michael Whelan, Ian Johnson, Elizabeth Rea, Marie LaFreniere, Laura C Rosella, Freda Lam, Tina Badiani, Anne-Luise Winter, Deborah J Carr, Crystal Frenette, Maureen Horn, Kathleen Dooling, Monali Varia, Anne-Marie Holt, Vidya Sunil, Catherine Grift, Eleanor Paget, Michael King, John Barbaro, Natasha S Crowcroft

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Health systems performance in sub-Saharan Africa: governance, outcome and equity

Anna E Olafsdottir, Daniel D Reidpath, Subhash Pokhrel, Pascale Allotey

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Targeting young drinkers online: the effectiveness of a web-based brief alcohol intervention in reducing heavy drinking among college students: study protocol of a two-arm parallel group randomized controlled trial

Carmen V Voogt, Evelien AP Poelen, Marloes Kleinjan, Lex ACJ Lemmers, Rutger CME Engels

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Smokers' recall of Australian graphic cigarette packet warnings & awareness of associated health effects, 2005-2008

Caroline L Miller, Pascale G Quester, David J Hill, Janet E Hiller

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

TB infection prevention and control experiences of South African nurses - a phenomenological study

Dagmar Sissolak, Frederick Marais, Shaheen Mehtar

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Peripheral and central arterial pressure and its relationship to vascular target organ damage in carotid artery, retina and arterial stiffness. Development and validation of a tool. The Vaso risk study

Luis Garcia-Ortiz, Emilio Ramos-Delgado, Jose I Recio-Rodriguez, Cristina Agudo-Conde, Carlos Martínez-Salgado, Maria C Patino-Alonso, Emiliano Rodriguez-Sanchez, Manuel A Gomez-Marcos, the Vaso risk group

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Who is to blame? Perspectives of caregivers on barriers to accessing healthcare for the under-fives in Butere District, Western Kenya

Antony S Opwora, Ahmed MR Laving, Lambert O Nyabola, Joyce M Olenja

01.12.2011 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

GET WELL: an automated surveillance system for gaining new epidemiological knowledge

Anette Hulth, Gustaf Rydevik

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Rapid assessment of Hib disease burden in Vietnam

Batmunkh Nyambat, Duc Anh Dang, Hien Anh Nguyen, Trinh Quynh Mai, Manju Rani, Mary PE Slack, Paul E Kilgore

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The burden of physical activity on type 2 diabetes public healthcare expenditures among adults: a retrospective study

Jamile S Codogno, Rômulo A Fernandes, Flávia M Sarti, Ismael F Freitas Júnior, Henrique L Monteiro

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Assessment of function and clinical utility of alcohol and other drug web sites: An observational, qualitative study

Frances J Kay-Lambkin, Angela White, Amanda L Baker, David J Kavanagh, Britt Klein, Judith Proudfoot, Judy Drennan, Jason Connor, Ross M Young

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Process evaluation of a community-based adolescent obesity prevention project in Tonga

Kalesita F Fotu, Marj M Moodie, Helen M Mavoa, Siosifa Pomana, Jimaima T Schultz, Boyd A Swinburn

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Association of childhood and adult socioeconomic indicators with cardiovascular risk factors and its modification by age: the CARLA Study 2002-2006

Barbara Schumann, Alexander Kluttig, Daniel Tiller, Karl Werdan, Johannes Haerting, Karin H Greiser

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Factors associated with compliance among users of solar water disinfection in rural Bolivia

Andri Christen, Gonzalo Duran Pacheco, Jan Hattendorf, Benjamin F Arnold, Myriam Cevallos, Stefan Indergand, John M Colford, Daniel Mäusezahl

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Effectiveness of PRECEDE model for health education on changes and level of control of HbA1c, blood pressure, lipids, and body mass index in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Miguel A Salinero-Fort, Enrique Carrillo-de Santa Pau, Francisco J Arrieta-Blanco, Juan C Abanades-Herranz, Carmen Martín-Madrazo, Berta Rodés-Soldevila, Carmen de Burgos-Lunar

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Relationship between body mass index and perceived insufficient sleep among U.S. adults: an analysis of 2008 BRFSS data

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

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The prevalence of waterpipe tobacco smoking among the general and specific populations: a systematic review

Elie A Akl, Sameer K Gunukula, Sohaib Aleem, Rawad Obeid, Philippe Abou Jaoude, Roland Honeine, Jihad Irani

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Using population attributable risk to choose HIV prevention strategies in men who have sex with men

Rebecca J Guy, Handan Wand, David P Wilson, Garrett Prestage, Fengyi Jin, David J Templeton, Basil Donovan, Andrew E Grulich, John M Kaldor

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

PLAYgrounds: Effect of a PE playground program in primary schools on PA levels during recess in 6 to 12 year old children. Design of a prospective controlled trial

Mirka Janssen, Huub M Toussaint, Mechelen Van Willem, Evert ALM Verhagen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A comparison of patient recall of smoking cessation advice with advice recorded in electronic medical records

Lisa Szatkowski, Ann McNeill, Sarah Lewis, Tim Coleman

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Can air pollution affect tear film stability? a cross-sectional study in the aftermath of an explosion accident

Bente E Moen, D Norbäck, G Wieslander, JV Bakke, N Magerøy, JT Granslo, Å Irgens, M Bråtveit, BE Hollund, T Aasen

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Exercise and nutrition routine improving cancer health (ENRICH): The protocol for a randomized efficacy trial of a nutrition and physical activity program for adult cancer survivors and carers

Erica L James, Fiona Stacey, Kathy Chapman, David R Lubans, Gabrielle Asprey, Kendra Sundquist, Allison Boyes, Afaf Girgis

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Development of burnout over time and the causal order of the three dimensions of burnout among male and female GPs. A three-wave panel study

Inge Houkes, Yvonne Winants, Mascha Twellaar, Petra Verdonk

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

From planning to practice: building the national network for the surveillance of severe maternal morbidity

Samira M Haddad, José G Cecatti, Mary A Parpinelli, João P Souza, Maria L Costa, Maria H Sousa, Fernanda G Surita, João L Pinto e Silva, Rodolfo C Pacagnella, Rodrigo S Camargo, Maria V Bahamondes, Vilma Zotareli, Lúcio T Gurgel, Lale Say, Robert C Pattinson, National Network for the Surveillance of Severe Maternal Morbidity Group

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Needle and syringe programs in Yunnan, China yield health and financial return

Lei Zhang, Lorraine Yap, Zhuang Xun, Zunyou Wu, David P Wilson

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A systematic review of the effect of retention methods in population-based cohort studies

Cara L Booker, Seeromanie Harding, Michaela Benzeval

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Effects of a parental program for preventing underage drinking - The NGO program strong and clear

Camilla Pettersson, Metin Özdemir, Charli Eriksson

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Setting up a surveillance system for sexually transmitted diseases in the general population with prospective data collection from private-practice and public-practice doctors in Hong Kong

Joseph TF Lau, Chunqing Lin, King Man Ho, Man Chun Lau, Hi Yi Tsui, Jing Gu, Kuen Kong Lo

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Evaluation of the impact of the voucher and accreditation approach on improving reproductive behaviors and RH status: Bangladesh

Ubaidur Rob, Moshiur Rahman, Benjamin Bellows

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Low back pain around retirement age and physical occupational exposure during working life

Sandrine Plouvier, Julie Gourmelen, Jean-François Chastang, Jean-Louis Lanoë, Annette Leclerc

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Persistent work-life conflict and health satisfaction - A representative longitudinal study in Switzerland

Michaela K Knecht, Georg F Bauer, Felix Gutzwiller, Oliver Hämmig

01.12.2011 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

What could infant and young child nutrition learn from sweatshops?

Peter A Singer, Sean Ansett, Isabella Sagoe-Moses

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Properties of a short questionnaire for assessing Primary Care experiences for children in a population survey

Silvina Berra, Kátia B Rocha, Maica Rodríguez-Sanz, M Isabel Pasarín, Luis Rajmil, Carme Borrell, Barbara Starfield

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Social participation reduces depressive symptoms among older adults: An 18-year longitudinal analysis in Taiwan

Chi Chiao, Li-Jen Weng, Amanda L Botticello

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Institutional risk factors for norovirus outbreaks in Hong Kong elderly homes: a retrospective cohort study

Hualiang Lin, Sammy Ng, Shelley Chan, Wai Man Chan, Krystal CK Lee, Suzanne C Ho, Linwei Tian

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Women in post-trafficking services in moldova: diagnostic interviews over two time periods to assess returning women's mental health

Nicolae V Ostrovschi, Martin J Prince, Cathy Zimmerman, Mihai A Hotineanu, Lilia T Gorceag, Viorel I Gorceag, Clare Flach, Melanie A Abas

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Predictors of healthcare professionals' intention and behaviour to encourage physical activity in patients with cardiovascular risk factors

Barbara Sassen, Gerjo Kok, Luc Vanhees

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Knowledge of young African American adults about heart disease: a cross-sectional survey

Donna M Winham, Kathleen M Jones

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Parents' attitudes and behaviours towards recommended vaccinations in Sicily, Italy

Maria Anna Coniglio, Marco Platania, Donatella Privitera, Giuseppe Giammanco, Sarina Pignato

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Development of strategies for effective communication of food risks and benefits across Europe: Design and conceptual framework of the FoodRisC project

Julie Barnett, Aine McConnon, Jean Kennedy, Monique Raats, Richard Shepherd, Wim Verbeke, Jon Fletcher, Margôt Kuttschreuter, Luisa Lima, Josephine Wills, Patrick Wall

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

"Hospital utilization by Mexican migrants returning to Mexico due to health needs"

Miguel A González-Block, Luz A de la Sierra-de la Vega

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Non-specific psychological distress, smoking status and smoking cessation: United States National Health Interview Survey 2005

David Lawrence, Francis Mitrou, Stephen R Zubrick

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Preventable maternal mortality: Geographic/rural-urban differences and associated factors from the population-based maternal mortality surveillance system in China

Juan Liang, Li Dai, Jun Zhu, Xiaohong Li, Weiyue Zeng, He Wang, Qi Li, Mingrong Li, Rong Zhou, Yanping Wang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Health problems among detainees in Switzerland: a study using the ICPC-2 classification

Hans Wolff, Paul Sebo, Dagmar M Haller, Ariel Eytan, Gérard Niveau, Dominique Bertrand, Laurent Gétaz, Bernard Cerutti

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Effects of childhood socioeconomic position on subjective health and health behaviours in adulthood: how much is mediated by adult socioeconomic position?

Sarah K Mckenzie, Kristie N Carter, Tony Blakely, Vivienne Ivory

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Parental willingness to pay for child safety seats in Mashad, Iran

Lida Jarahi, Mojgan Karbakhsh, Arash Rashidian

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Testing the association between psychosocial job strain and adverse birth outcomes - design and methods

Ann D Larsen, Harald Hannerz, Carsten Obel, Ane M Thulstrup, Jens P Bonde, Karin S Hougaard

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Malnutrition among children under the age of five in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): does geographic location matter?

Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Tumwaka P Madungu, Jacques BO Emina, Kikhela PD Nzita, Francesco P Cappuccio

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Factors associated with non-attendance, opportunistic attendance and reminded attendance to cervical screening in an organized screening program: a cross-sectional study of 12,058 Norwegian women

Bo T Hansen, Silje S Hukkelberg, Tor Haldorsen, Tormod Eriksen, Gry B Skare, Mari Nygård

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Combining best evidence: A novel method to calculate the alcohol-attributable fraction and its variance for injury mortality

Benjamin J Taylor, Kevin D Shield, Jürgen T Rehm

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

9/11-Related Experiences and Tasks of Landfill and Barge Workers: Qualitative Analysis from the World Trade Center Health Registry

Christine C Ekenga, Katherine E Scheu, James E Cone, Steven D Stellman, Mark R Farfel

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Changing patterns of tobacco consumption in Mozambique: evidence from a migrant study

Nuno Lunet, Carla Araújo, Carla Silva-Matos, Albertino Damasceno, Lídia Gouveia, Ana Azevedo

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Public Claims about Automatic External Defibrillators: An Online Consumer Opinions Study

Arthur G Money, Julie Barnett, Jasna Kuljis

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Risk of metabolic syndrome among children living in metropolitan Kuala Lumpur: A case control study

Bee S Wee, Bee K Poh, Awang Bulgiba, Mohd N Ismail, Abdul T Ruzita, Andrew P Hills

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Volume, patterns, and types of sedentary behavior and cardio-metabolic health in children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Valerie Carson, Ian Janssen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Evaluation of a school-based HIV prevention intervention among Yemeni adolescents

Buthaina Al-Iryani, Huda Basaleem, Khaled Al-Sakkaf, Rik Crutzen, Gerjo Kok, Bart van den Borne

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Ifugao males, learning and teaching for the improvement of maternal and child health status in the Philippines: an evaluation of a program

Noriko Kadomoto, Hajime Iwasa, Miyako Takahashi, Marcelyn M Dulnuan, Ichiro Kai

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Aboriginal premature mortality within South Australia 1999-2006: a cross-sectional analysis of small area results

David Banham, Heather Jury, Tony Woollacott, Robyn McDermott, Fran Baum

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of HIV and syphilis infections among male students who have sex with men (MSM) in northeast China: implications for implementing HIV screening and intervention programs

Jun-Jie Xu, Kathleen Heather Reilly, Chun-Ming Lu, Ning Ma, Min Zhang, Zhen-Xing Chu, Jun-Jie Wang, Ke Yun, Hong Shang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Breast cancer screening in the Czech Republic: time trends in performance indicators during the first seven years of the organised programme

Ondrej Majek, Jan Danes, Miroslava Skovajsova, Helena Bartonkova, Lucie Buresova, Daniel Klimes, Petr Brabec, Pavel Kozeny, Ladislav Dusek

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The Mental Vitality @ Work study: design of a randomized controlled trial on the effect of a workers' health surveillance mental module for nurses and allied health professionals

Fania R Gärtner, Sarah M Ketelaar, Odile Smeets, Linda Bolier, Eva Fischer, Frank JH van Dijk, Karen Nieuwenhuijsen, Judith K Sluiter

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Mortality by causes in HIV-infected adults: comparison with the general population

Pablo Aldaz, Conchi Moreno-Iribas, Nerea Egüés, Fátima Irisarri, Yugo Floristan, Julio Sola-Boneta, Víctor Martínez-Artola, Mirian Sagredo, Jesús Castilla

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Television viewing, food preferences, and food habits among children: A prospective epidemiological study

Helle Hare-Bruun, Birgit M Nielsen, Peter L Kristensen, Niels C Møller, Per Togo, Berit L Heitmann

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The influence of socioeconomic environment on the effectiveness of alcohol prevention among European students: a cluster randomized controlled trial

Maria Paola Caria, Fabrizio Faggiano, Rino Bellocco, Maria Rosaria Galanti

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Suicide epidemics: the impact of newly emerging methods on overall suicide rates - a time trends study

Kyla Thomas, Shu-Sen Chang, David Gunnell

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The rise in narghile (shisha, hookah) waterpipe tobacco smoking: A qualitative study of perceptions of smokers and non smokers

Rima T Nakkash, Joanna Khalil, Rema A Afifi

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Interplay between heritability of smoking and environmental conditions? A comparison of two birth cohorts

Jacqueline M Vink, Dorret I Boomsma

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Attitudes of Malaysian general hospital staff towards patients with mental illness and diabetes

Harry Minas, Ruzanna Zamzam, Marhani Midin, Alex Cohen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Cancer mortality in a Chinese population surrounding a multi-metal sulphide mine in Guangdong province: an ecologic study

Mao Wang, Hong Song, Wei-Qing Chen, Ciyong Lu, Qianshen Hu, Zefang Ren, Yan Yang, Yanjun Xu, Aiming Zhong, Wenhua Ling

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Implementing a hypertension management programme in a rural area: local approaches and experiences from Ba-Vi district, Vietnam

Quang Ngoc Nguyen, Son Thai Pham, Viet Lan Nguyen, Stig Wall, Lars Weinehall, Ruth Bonita, Peter Byass

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Seroprevalence of measles and natural rubella antibodies among children in Bangui, Central African Republic

Alexandre Manirakiza, Jean Marie Kipela, Stephen Sosler, Régis M'Bary Daba, Ionela Gouandjika-Vasilache

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Clustering patterns of physical activity, sedentary and dietary behavior among European adolescents: The HELENA study

Charlene Ottevaere, Inge Huybrechts, Jasmin Benser, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Magdalena Cuenca-Garcia, Jean Dallongeville, Maria Zaccaria, Frederic Gottrand, Mathilde Kersting, Juan P Rey-López, Yannis Manios, Dénes Molnár, Luis A Moreno, Emmanouel Smpokos, Kurt Widhalm, Stefaan De Henauw, the HELENA Study Group

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Estimating background rates of Guillain-Barré Syndrome in Ontario in order to respond to safety concerns during pandemic H1N1/09 immunization campaign

Shelley L Deeks, Gillian H Lim, Mary Anne Simpson, Laura Rosella, Christopher O Mackie, Camille Achonu, Natasha S Crowcroft

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Syndromic surveillance for influenza in two hospital emergency departments. Relationships between ICD-10 codes and notified cases, before and during a pandemic

Karen Moore, James Black, Stacey Rowe, Lucinda Franklin

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Knowledge, experience, and potential risks of dating violence among Japanese university students: a cross-sectional study

Mayumi Ohnishi, Rieko Nakao, Satomi Shibayama, Yumi Matsuyama, Kazuyo Oishi, Harumi Miyahara

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Mechanistic Indicators of Childhood Asthma (MICA) Study: piloting an integrative design for evaluating environmental health

Jane Gallagher, Edward Hudgens, Ann Williams, Jefferson Inmon, Scott Rhoney, Gina Andrews, David Reif, Brooke Heidenfelder, Lucas Neas, Ronald Williams, Markey Johnson, Haluk Özkaynak, Stephen Edwards, Elaine Cohen Hubal

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

High rates of albuminuria but not of low eGFR in Urban Indigenous Australians: the DRUID Study

Louise J Maple-Brown, Joan Cunningham, Allison M Hodge, Tarun Weeramanthri, Terry Dunbar, Paul D Lawton, Paul Z Zimmet, Steve J Chadban, Kevan R Polkinghorne, Jonathan E Shaw, Kerin O'Dea

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status, Depression, and Health Status in the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) Study

Tiffany L Gary-Webb, Kesha Baptiste-Roberts, Luu Pham, Jacqueline Wesche-Thobaben, Jennifer Patricio, F Xavier Pi-Sunyer, Arleen F Brown, LaShanda Jones-Corneille, Frederick L Brancati, the Look AHEAD Research Group

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Hong Kong Chinese school children with elevated urine melamine levels: A prospective follow up study

Alice PS Kong, Kai-Chow Choi, Chung Shun Ho, Michael HM Chan, Chun Kwok Wong, Eric KH Liu, Winnie CW Chu, Viola CY Chow, Joseph TF Lau, Juliana CN Chan

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Polyunsaturated fatty acid intake and prevalence of eczema and rhinoconjunctivitis in Japanese children: The Ryukyus Child Health Study

Yoshihiro Miyake, Keiko Tanaka, Satoshi Sasaki, Masashi Arakawa

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Delivery Practices and Associated Factors among Mothers Seeking Child Welfare Services in Selected Health Facilities in Nyandarua South District, Kenya

Carol Wanjira, Moses Mwangi, Evans Mathenge, Gabriel Mbugua, Zipporah Ng'ang'a

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Acceptability of medical male circumcision in the traditionally circumcising communities in Northern Tanzania

Mwita Wambura, Joseph R Mwanga, Jacklin F Mosha, Gerry Mshana, Frank Mosha, John Changalucha

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Developing a matrix to identify and prioritise research recommendations in HIV Prevention

Sydney Anstee, Alison Price, Amanda Young, Katharine Barnard, Bob Coates, Simon Fraser, Rebecca Moran

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Association of daily tar and nicotine intake with incident myocardial infarction: Results from the population-based MONICA/KORA Augsburg Cohort Study 1984 - 2002

Qiu-Li Zhang, Jens Baumert, Karl-Heinz Ladwig, H-Erich Wichmann, Christa Meisinger, Angela Döring

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Major inducing factors of hypertensive complications and the interventions required to reduce their prevalence: an epidemiological study of hypertension in a rural population in China

Min Zhang, Yong Meng, Yongli Yang, Yancai Liu, Caiqin Dong, Jianming Xiao, Ling Zhao, Fang Li

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Involvement and structure: A qualitative study of organizational change and sickness absence among women in the public sector in Sweden

Maria Baltzer, Hugo Westerlund, Mona Backhans, Karin Melinder

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The influence of both individual and area based socioeconomic status on temporal trends in Caesarean sections in Scotland 1980-2000

Lesley Fairley, Ruth Dundas, Alastair H Leyland

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Married women's decision making power on modern contraceptive use in urban and rural southern Ethiopia

Binyam Bogale, Mekitie Wondafrash, Tizta Tilahun, Eshetu Girma

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Peer victimization as reported by children, teachers, and parents in relation to children's health symptoms

Audhild Løhre, Stian Lydersen, Bård Paulsen, Magne Mæhle, Lars J Vatten

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Reasons for compliance or noncompliance with advice to test for hepatitis C via an internet-mediated blood screening service: a qualitative study

Freke R Zuure, Titia Heijman, Anouk T Urbanus, Maria Prins, Gerjo Kok, Udi Davidovich

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Treatment delay among tuberculosis patients in Tanzania: Data from the FIDELIS Initiative

Sven Gudmund Hinderaker, Simon Madland, Martin Ullenes, Donald A Enarson, ID Rusen, Deudatus Kamara

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Acculturation of Pacific mothers in New Zealand over time: findings from the Pacific Islands Families study

Philip J Schluter, El-Shadan Tautolo, Janis Paterson

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

HIV epidemic in Far-Western Nepal: effect of seasonal labor migration to India

Naveen K Vaidya, Jianhong Wu

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Underestimation of weight and its associated factors among overweight and obese adults in Pakistan: a cross sectional study

Seema Bhanji, Ali Khan Khuwaja, Fawad Siddiqui, Iqbal Azam, Khawar Kazmi

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

How do psychosocial determinants in migrant women in the Netherlands differ from these among their counterparts in their country of origin? A cross-sectional study

Vera Nierkens, Maya V van der Ploeg, Marja Y van Eer, Karien Stronks

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Are we there yet? Australian road safety targets and road traffic crash fatalities

Susan Gargett, Luke B Connelly, Son Nghiem

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Experience of violence and adverse reproductive health outcomes, HIV risks among mobile female sex workers in India

Suvakanta N Swain, Niranjan Saggurti, Madhusudana Battala, Ravi K Verma, Anrudh K Jain

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Family origin and mortality: prospective Finnish cohort study

Jan Saarela, Fjalar Finnäs

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

An industry perspective on Canadian patients' involvement in Medical Tourism: implications for public health

Rory Johnston, Valorie A Crooks, Krystyna Adams, Jeremy Snyder, Paul Kingsbury

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Economic impacts of illness in older workers: quantifying the impact of illness on income, tax revenue and government spending

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

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Substance use and dietary practices among students attending alternative high schools: results from a pilot study

Chrisa Arcan, Martha Y Kubik, Jayne A Fulkerson, Peter J Hannan, Mary Story

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Study on Occupational Allergy Risks (SOLAR II) in Germany: Design and methods

Sabine Heinrich, Astrid Peters, Jessica Kellberger, Diana Ellenberg, Jon Genuneit, Dennis Nowak, Christian Vogelberg, Erika von Mutius, Gudrun Weinmayr, Katja Radon

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Integrating an ecological approach into an Aboriginal community-based chronic disease prevention program: a longitudinal process evaluation

Margaret Cargo, Elisabeth Marks, Julie Brimblecombe, Maria Scarlett, Elaine Maypilama, Joanne Garnggulkpuy Dhurrkay, Mark Daniel

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Prevalence and characteristics of Postpartum Depression symptomatology among Canadian women: a cross-sectional study

Andrea Lanes, Jennifer L Kuk, Hala Tamim

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Perceptions about sexual abstinence and knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention among in-school adolescents in a western Nigerian city

Oladimeji Oladepo, Mojisola M Fayemi

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Lifecourse socioeconomic circumstances and multimorbidity among older adults

Reginald D Tucker-Seeley, Yi Li, Glorian Sorensen, SV Subramanian

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Quantification of the energy gap in young overweight children. The PIAMA birth cohort study

Saskia W van den Berg, Jolanda MA Boer, Salome Scholtens, Johan C de Jongste, Bert Brunekreef, Henriette A Smit, Alet H Wijga

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Population-level effects of the national diabetes prevention programme (FIN-D2D) on the body weight, the waist circumference, and the prevalence of obesity

Titta M Salopuro, Timo Saaristo, Heikki Oksa, Hannu Puolijoki, Mauno Vanhala, Tapani Ebeling, Leo Niskanen, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Matti Uusitupa, Markku Peltonen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Relationships between stress, coping and depressive symptoms among overseas university preparatory Chinese students: a cross-sectional study

Pi-Chi Chou, Yu-Mei Y Chao, Hao-Jan Yang, Gwo-Liang Yeh, Tony Szu-Hsien Lee

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Reducing psychological distress and obesity in Australian farmers by promoting physical activity

Susan Brumby, Ananda Chandrasekara, Scott McCoombe, Susan Torres, Peter Kremer, Paul Lewandowski

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Prevalence of obesity and associated risk factors among adults in Kinondoni municipal district, Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Grace A Shayo, Ferdinand M Mugusi

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Weight gain and incident obesity among male snus users

Jenny Hansson, Maria Rosaria Galanti, Cecilia Magnusson, Maria-Pia Hergens

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Validating child vaccination status in a demographic surveillance system using data from a clinical cohort study: evidence from rural South Africa

James Ndirangu, Ruth Bland, Till Bärnighausen, Marie-Louise Newell

01.12.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Asking the right questions: developing evidence-based strategies for treating HIV in women and children

Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Anchilla Banegura, Pedro Cahn, Celia DC Christie, Robert Dintruff, Manuel Distel, Catherine Hankins, Nicholas Hellmann, Elly Katabira, Sandra Lehrman, Julio Montaner, Scott Purdon, James F Rooney, Robin Wood, Shirin Heidari

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Patterns and determinants of breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices in urban informal settlements, Nairobi Kenya

Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage, Nyovani J Madise, Jean-Christophe Fotso, Catherine Kyobutungi, Martin K Mutua, Tabither M Gitau, Nelly Yatich

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Non-specific physical symptoms in relation to actual and perceived proximity to mobile phone base stations and powerlines

Christos Baliatsas, Irene van Kamp, Gert Kelfkens, Maarten Schipper, John Bolte, Joris Yzermans, Erik Lebret

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Automated data extraction from general practice records in an Australian setting: Trends in influenza-like illness in sentinel general practices and emergency departments

Gösta TH Liljeqvist, Michael Staff, Michele Puech, Hans Blom, Siranda Torvaldsen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Healthcare workers' participation in a healthy-lifestyle-promotion project in western Sweden

Ingibjörg H Jonsdottir, Mats Börjesson, Gunnar Ahlborg Jr

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Perinatal outcomes among immigrant mothers over two periods in a region of central Italy

Laura Cacciani, Simona Asole, Arianna Polo, Francesco Franco, Renato Lucchini, Mario De Curtis, Domenico Di Lallo, Gabriella Guasticchi

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Would school closure for the 2009 H1N1 influenza epidemic have been worth the cost?: a computational simulation of Pennsylvania

Shawn T Brown, Julie HY Tai, Rachel R Bailey, Philip C Cooley, William D Wheaton, Margaret A Potter, Ronald E Voorhees, Megan LeJeune, John J Grefenstette, Donald S Burke, Sarah M McGlone, Bruce Y Lee

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Hospitalizations for varicella in children and adolescents in a referral hospital in Hong Kong, 2004 to 2008: A time series study

Johnny YC Chan, Linwei Tian, YW Kwan, WM Chan, CW Leung

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Impact of today's media on university student's body image in Pakistan: a conservative, developing country's perspective

Amad N Khan, Salema Khalid, Hussain I Khan, Mehnaz Jabeen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

"Predictability of body mass index for diabetes: Affected by the presence of metabolic syndrome?"

Farzad Hadaegh, Mohammadreza Bozorgmanesh, Maryam Safarkhani, Davood Khalili, Fereidoun Azizi

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Nicotine Dependence among Rural-Urban Migrants in China

Junqing Wu, Tingzhong Yang, Ian RH Rockett, Rui Xing, Sejla Karalic, Yuyan Li, Yufeng Zhang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

High prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Iraqi and Swedish residents in a deprived Swedish neighbourhood - a population based study

Louise Bennet, Sven-Erik Johansson, Carl-David Agardh, Leif Groop, Jan Sundquist, Lennart Råstam, Kristina Sundquist

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Weight changes and lifestyle behaviors in women after breast cancer diagnosis: a cross-sectional study

Yong Heng Yaw, Zalilah Mohd Shariff, Mirnalini Kandiah, Chan Yoke Mun, Rokiah Mohd Yusof, Zabedah Othman, Nurfaizah Saibul, Yong Heng Weay, Zailina Hashim

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A cross-sectional survey of the prevalence of environmental tobacco smoke preventive care provision by child health services in Australia

Todd R Heard, Justine B Daly, Jennifer A Bowman, Megan AG Freund, John H Wiggers

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Challenging the role of social norms regarding body weight as an explanation for weight, height, and BMI misreporting biases: Development and application of a new approach to examining misreporting and misclassification bias in surveys

Jonathan R Brestoff, Ivan J Perry, Jan Van den Broeck

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A randomised controlled trial for overweight and obese parents to prevent childhood obesity - Early STOPP (STockholm Obesity Prevention Program)

Tanja Sobko, Viktoria Svensson, Anna Ek, Mirjam Ekstedt, Håkan Karlsson, Elin Johansson, Yingting Cao, Maria Hagströmer, Claude Marcus

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Communications with Health Care Providers: A Literature Review

Debra Revere, Kailey Nelson, Hanne Thiede, Jeffrey Duchin, Andy Stergachis, Janet Baseman

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Brucella spp. infection in large ruminants in an endemic area of Egypt: cross-sectional study investigating seroprevalence, risk factors and livestock owner's knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAPs)

Hannah R Holt, Mahmoud M Eltholth, Yamen M Hegazy, Wael F El-Tras, Ahmed A Tayel, Javier Guitian

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Body weight, weight perceptions and food intake patterns. A cross-sectional study among male recruits in the Norwegian National Guard

Solveig Uglem, Tonje H Stea, Wenche Frølich, Margareta Wandel

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Childhood meat eating and inflammatory markers: The Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study

CM Schooling, CQ Jiang, TH Lam, WS Zhang, KK Cheng, GM Leung

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Asthma in an Urban Population in Portugal: A prevalence study

Jaime Correia de Sousa, Maria Espírito Santo, Tânia Colaço, Filipa Almada-Lobo, John Yaphe

01.12.2011 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Variations in food and drink advertising in UK monthly women's magazines according to season, magazine type and socio-economic profile of readers: a descriptive study of publications over 12 months

Jean Adams, Emma Simpson, Martin White

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Epidemiology of tuberculosis in a low-incidence Italian region with high immigration rates: differences between not Italy-born and Italy-born TB cases

Anna Odone, Matteo Riccò, Matteo Morandi, Bianca M Borrini, Cesira Pasquarella, Carlo Signorelli

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Health care seeking behavior for diarrhea in children under 5 in rural Niger: results of a cross-sectional survey

Anne-Laure Page, Sarah Hustache, Francisco J Luquero, Ali Djibo, Mahamane Laouali Manzo, Rebecca F Grais

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Screening and brief interventions for hazardous and harmful alcohol use among patients with active tuberculosis attending primary care clinics in South Africa: a cluster randomized controlled trial protocol

Karl K Peltzer, Pamela P Naidoo, Gladys G Matseke, Khangelani K Zuma

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Dietary differences between elderly Iranians living in Sweden and Iran a cross-sectional comparative study

Afsaneh Koochek, Parvin Mirmiran, Kristina Sundquist, Firoozeh Hosseini, Tohid Azizi, Ali S Moeini, Sven-Erik Johansson, Brita Karlström, Fereidoun Azizi, Jan Sundquist

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

FUMEPOC: Early detection of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in smokers

Vicente Gil-Guillén, Domingo Orozco-Beltrán, Concepcion V Carratala Munuera, Carlos Plaza-Sirvent, Patricia Lorca-Amorrich, Adriana López-Pineda, María P Vela-Troncoso, Juan J Soler, Manuel Yarza-Cañellas, Antonio Fernández, Luis Rosado-Bretón, Carmen Olivares-Bautista, Alejandro Muñoz-Fernández, FUMEPOC Study Research Team

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Characteristics of patients with venous thromboembolism and atrial fibrillation in Venezuela

Dimitri Bennett, Jorge Abate, Page E Abrahamson

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Safety during the monitoring of diabetic patients: trial teaching course on health professionals and diabetics - SEGUDIAB study

Juan J Cabré, Marta Ripoll, Josep M Hernández, Josep Basora, Ferran Bejarano, Victoria Arija

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

View the label before you view the movie: A field experiment into the impact of Portion size and Guideline Daily Amounts labelling on soft drinks in cinemas

Willemijn M Vermeer, Ingrid HM Steenhuis, Franca H Leeuwis, Arjan ER Bos, Michiel de Boer, Jacob C Seidell

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review of the effects of schools and school-environment interventions on health: evidence mapping and syntheses

Chris Bonell, Angela Harden, Helene Wells, Farah Jamal, Adam Fletcher, Mark Petticrew, James Thomas, Margaret Whitehead, Rona Campbell, Simon Murphy, Laurence Moore

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Is there an association between seeing incidents of alcohol or drug use in films and young Scottish adults' own alcohol or drug use? A cross sectional study

Kate Hunt, Helen Sweeting, James Sargent, Heather Lewars, Robert Young, Patrick West

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Isolation of non-tuberculous mycobacteria from pastoral ecosystems of Uganda: Public Health significance

Clovice Kankya, Adrian Muwonge, Berit Djønne, Musso Munyeme, John Opuda-Asibo, Eystein Skjerve, James Oloya, Vigdis Edvardsen, Tone B Johansen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Effect of an education program on improving knowledge of schizophrenia among parents of junior and senior high school students in Japan

Hatsumi Yoshii, Yuichiro Watanabe, Hideaki Kitamura, Jun Chen, Kouhei Akazawa

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Canada's Compassionate Care Benefit: Is it an adequate public health response to addressing the issue of caregiver burden in end-of-life care?

Allison M Williams, Jeanette A Eby, Valorie A Crooks, Kelli Stajduhar, Melissa Giesbrecht, Mirjana Vuksan, S Robin Cohen, Kevin Brazil, Diane Allan

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The cost of changing physical activity behaviour: evidence from a "physical activity pathway" in the primary care setting

Christian EH Boehler, Karen E Milton, Fiona C Bull, Julia A Fox-Rushby

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Back and neck pain are related to mental health problems in adolescence

Clare S Rees, Anne J Smith, Peter B O'Sullivan, Garth E Kendall, Leon M Straker

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in French adolescents and adults: norms for the DUKE Health Profile

Cédric Baumann, Marie-Line Erpelding, Christine Perret-Guillaume, Arnaud Gautier, Stéphanie Régat, Jean-François Collin, Francis Guillemin, Serge Briançon

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The functional status and well being of people with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and their carers

Luis C Nacul, Eliana M Lacerda, Peter Campion, Derek Pheby, Maria de L Drachler, José C Leite, Fiona Poland, Amanda Howe, Shagufta Fayyaz, Mariam Molokhia

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Socio-demographic and lifestyle factors associated with overweight in a representative sample of 11-15 year olds in France: Results from the WHO-Collaborative Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) cross-sectional study

Marie Dupuy, Emmanuelle Godeau, Céline Vignes, Namanjeet Ahluwalia

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The World Starts With Me: A multilevel evaluation of a comprehensive sex education programme targeting adolescents in Uganda

Liesbeth E Rijsdijk, Arjan ER Bos, Robert AC Ruiter, Joanne N Leerlooijer, Billie de Haas, Herman P Schaalma

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Congenital rubella syndrome and autism spectrum disorder prevented by rubella vaccination - United States, 2001-2010

Brynn E Berger, Ann Marie Navar-Boggan, Saad B Omer

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Fostering accurate HIV/AIDS knowledge among unmarried youths in Cameroon: Do family environment and peers matter?

Zacharie Tsala Dimbuene, Barthelemy Kuate Defo

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A hepatitis A, B, C and HIV prevalence and risk factor study in ever injecting and non-injecting drug users in Luxembourg associated with HAV and HBV immunisations

Nathalie Removille, Alain Origer, Sophie Couffignal, Michel Vaillant, Jean-Claude Schmit, Marie-Lise Lair

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Randomised-controlled trial of a web-based dietary intervention for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: Study protocol of myDIDeA

Amutha Ramadas, Kia Fatt Quek, Carina KY Chan, Brian Oldenburg, Zanariah Hussein

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

How do patient characteristics influence informal payments for inpatient and outpatient health care in Albania: Results of logit and OLS models using Albanian LSMS 2005

Sonila Tomini, Hans Maarse

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Assessing Physical Activity and its Relationship to Cardiovascular Risk Factors: NHANES 2003-2006

Amy Luke, Lara R Dugas, Ramon A Durazo-Arvizu, Guichan Cao, Richard S Cooper

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Are workplace health promotion programs effective at improving presenteeism in workers? a systematic review and best evidence synthesis of the literature

Carol Cancelliere, J David Cassidy, Carlo Ammendolia, Pierre Côté

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Integrating a family-focused approach into child obesity prevention: Rationale and design for the My Parenting SOS study randomized control trial

Dianne S Ward, Amber E Vaughn, Shrikant I Bangdiwala, Marci Campbell, Deborah J Jones, Abigail T Panter, June Stevens

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Ear diseases among secondary school students in Xi'an, China: The role of portable audio device use, insomnia and academic stress

Yang Chen, Xu Li, Zhan Xu, Zonghua Li, Pengzhi Zhang, Ya He, Fangyuan Wang, Jianhua Qiu

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Psychological and social consequences among mothers suffering from perinatal loss: perspective from a low income country

Kaniz Gausia, Allisyn C Moran, Mohammed Ali, David Ryder, Colleen Fisher, Marge Koblinsky

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Children's active play: self-reported motivators, barriers and facilitators

Rowan Brockman, Russell Jago, Kenneth R Fox

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Helping boys at-risk of criminal activity: qualitative results of a multi-component intervention

Ellen L Lipman, Meghan Kenny, Erin Brennan, Susanne O'Grady, Leena Augimeri

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Characteristics of tuberculosis patients at intake in Cambodia, two provinces in China, and Viet Nam

Nguyen B Hoa, Chen Wei, Chay Sokun, Jens M Lauritsen, Hans L Rieder

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The role of gender in a smoking cessation intervention: a cluster randomized clinical trial

Diana Puente, Carmen Cabezas, Teresa Rodriguez-Blanco, Carmen Fernández-Alonso, Tránsito Cebrian, Miguel Torrecilla, Lourdes Clemente, Carlos Martín, the ISTAPS study group investigators

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Using spatial analysis to demonstrate the heterogeneity of the cardiovascular drug-prescribing pattern in Taiwan

Ching-Lan Cheng, Yi-Chi Chen, Tzu-Ming Liu, Yea-Huei Kao Yang

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Community Preferences for the Allocation & Donation of Organs - The PAraDOx Study

Kirsten Howard, Stephen Jan, John Rose, Steven Chadban, Richard DM Allen, Michelle Irving, Allison Tong, Germaine Wong, Jonathan C Craig, Alan Cass

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Perspectives of San Juan healthcare practitioners on the detection deficit in oral premalignant and early cancers in Puerto Rico: a qualitative research study

Douglas E Morse, Carmen M Vélez Vega, Walter J Psoter, Himilce Vélez, Carmen J Buxó, Linda S Baek, Augusto Elias, Melba Sánchez Ayendez

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Patient medical costs for tuberculosis treatment and impact on adherence in China: a systematic review

Qian Long, Helen Smith, Tuohong Zhang, Shenglan Tang, Paul Garner

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Association between biomass fuel use and maternal report of child size at birth - an analysis of 2005-06 India Demographic Health Survey data

Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy, Rahul R Shidhaye, Nalini Sathiakumar

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Disability pension by occupational class - the impact of work-related factors: The Hordaland Health Study Cohort

Inger Haukenes, Arnstein Mykletun, Ann Kristin Knudsen, Hans-Tore Hansen, John Gunnar Mæland

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Ethnic variation in validity of the estimated obesity prevalence using self-reported weight and height measurements

Henriëtte Dijkshoorn, Joanne K Ujcic-Voortman, Lucie Viet, Arnoud P Verhoeff, Daan G Uitenbroek

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A step forward for understanding the morbidity burden in Guinea: a national descriptive study

Keita Mamady, Guoqing Hu

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A prospective cohort study of dietary patterns of non-western migrants in the Netherlands in relation to risk factors for cardiovascular diseases: HELIUS-Dietary Patterns

Louise H Dekker, Marieke B Snijder, Marja H Beukers, Jeanne HM de Vries, Henny AM Brants, Evelien J de Boer, Rob M van Dam, Karien Stronks, Mary Nicolaou

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Happiness and health behaviours in Chilean college students: A cross-sectional survey

José A Piqueras, Walter Kuhne, Pablo Vera-Villarroel, Annemieke van Straten, Pim Cuijpers

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Do existing research summaries on health systems match immunisation managers' needs in middle- and low-income countries? Analysis of GAVI health systems strengthening support

Xavier Bosch-Capblanch, Marion Kelly, Paul Garner

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Impact of different pack sizes of paracetamol in the United Kingdom and Ireland on intentional overdoses: a comparative study

Keith Hawton, Helen Bergen, Sue Simkin, Ella Arensman, Paul Corcoran, Jayne Cooper, Keith Waters, David Gunnell, Navneet Kapur

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Dynamics of HPV vaccination initiation in Flanders (Belgium) 2007-2009: a Cox regression model

Eva Lefevere, Niel Hens, Frank De Smet, Pierre Van Damme

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Payment for performance (P4P): any future in Italy?

Silvana Castaldi, Annalisa Bodina, Luciana Bevilacqua, Elena Parravicini, Michaela Bertuzzi, Francesco Auxilia

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Prevalence of self-reported finger deformations and occupational risk factors among professional cooks: a cross-sectional study

Miwako Nagasu, Kazuhiro Sakai, Kazutaka Kogi, Akiyoshi Ito, Edith JM Feskens, Shigeru Tomita, Yoshiomi Temmyo, Mitsuo Ueno, Shigeji Miyagi

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Vaccination coverage and timeliness in three South African areas: a prospective study

Lars T Fadnes, Debra Jackson, Ingunn MS Engebretsen, Wanga Zembe, David Sanders, Halvor Sommerfelt, Thorkild Tylleskär, the PROMISE-EBF Study Group

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Uptake and outcomes of a prevention-of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) program in Zomba district, Malawi

Monique van Lettow, Richard Bedell, Megan Landes, Lucy Gawa, Stephanie Gatto, Isabell Mayuni, Adrienne K Chan, Lyson Tenthani, Erik Schouten

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Work-related pesticide poisoning among farmers in two villages of Southern China: a cross-sectional survey

Xujun Zhang, Weiyan Zhao, Ruiwei Jing, Krista Wheeler, Gary A Smith, Lorann Stallones, Huiyun Xiang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Spatial distribution of the risk of dengue fever in southeast Brazil, 2006-2007

Ricardo Cordeiro, Maria R Donalisio, Valmir R Andrade, Ana CN Mafra, Luciana B Nucci, John C Brown, Celso Stephan

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Feasibility and safety of setting up a donor breastmilk bank in a neonatal prem unit in a resource limited setting: An observational, longitudinal cohort study

Irene Coutsoudis, Miriam Adhikari, Nadia Nair, Anna Coutsoudis

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Military veteran mortality following a survived suicide attempt

Janet Weiner, Therese S Richmond, Joseph Conigliaro, Douglas J Wiebe

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Obesity, smoking, alcohol consumption and years lived with disability: a Sullivan life table approach

Bart Klijs, Johan P Mackenbach, Anton E Kunst

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Use of AUDIT, and measures of drinking frequency and patterns to detect associations between alcohol and sexual behaviour in male sex workers in Kenya

Stanley Luchters, Scott Geibel, Masila Syengo, Daniel Lango, Nzioki King'ola, Marleen Temmerman, Matthew F Chersich

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Health differentials in the older population of England: An empirical comparison of the materialist, lifestyle and psychosocial hypotheses

George B Ploubidis, Bianca L DeStavola, Emily Grundy

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A prospective cohort study of neighborhood stress and ischemic heart disease in Japan: a multilevel analysis using the JACC study data

Yoshihisa Fujino, Naohito Tanabe, Kaori Honjo, Sadao Suzuki, Kokoro Shirai, Hiroyasu Iso, Akiko Tamakoshi, JACC Study Group

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Multi-center feasibility study evaluating recruitment, variability in risk factors and biomarkers for a diet and cancer cohort in India

Rashmi Sinha, Carrie R Daniel, Niveditha Devasenapathy, Hemali Shetty, Susan Yurgalevitch, Leah M Ferrucci, Preethi S George, Kerry Grace Morrissey, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, Barry I Graubard, Kavita Kapur, K Srinath Reddy, Mary J McAdams, Tanuja Rastogi, Nilanjan Chatterjee, Prakash C Gupta, Sholom Wacholder, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Aleyamma A Mathew

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Health related quality of life among Iraqi immigrants settled in Malaysia

Aqil M Daher, Hisham S Ibrahim, Thaaer M Daher, Ali k Anbori

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Feasibility and acceptability of point of care HIV testing in community outreach and GUM drop-in services in the North West of England: A programmatic evaluation

Peter MacPherson, Anu Chawla, Kathy Jones, Emer Coffey, Vida Spaine, Ian Harrison, Pauline Jelliman, Penelope Phillips-Howard, Caryl Beynon, Miriam Taegtmeyer

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Primary care utilisation patterns among an urban immigrant population in the Spanish National Health System

Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga, Luis A Gimeno-Feliu, Rosa Macipe-Costa, Beatriz Poblador-Plou, Daniel Bordonaba-Bosque, Alexandra Prados-Torres

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Early risk factors for being a bully, victim, or bully/victim in late elementary and early secondary education. The longitudinal TRAILS study

Danielle EMC Jansen, René Veenstra, Johan Ormel, Frank C Verhulst, Sijmen A Reijneveld

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Snowbirds and infection--new phenomena in pneumonia and influenza hospitalizations from winter migration of older adults: A spatiotemporal analysis

Kenneth KH Chui, Steven A Cohen, Elena N Naumova

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Socio-demographic and behavioural characteristics of illegal motorcycle street racers in Malaysia

Li Ping Wong

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Diet and serum lipids: changes over socio-economic transition period in Lithuanian rural population

Vitalija Ramazauskiene, Janina Petkeviciene, Jurate Klumbiene, Vilma Kriaucioniene, Edita Sakytė

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Is proximity to a food retail store associated with diet and BMI in Glasgow, Scotland?

Laura Macdonald, Anne Ellaway, Kylie Ball, Sally Macintyre

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Pragmatic randomised controlled trial of preferred intensity exercise in women living with depression

Patrick Callaghan, Elizabeth Khalil, Ioannis Morres, Tim Carter

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Need for weight management in Switzerland: findings from National Blood Pressure Week 2009

Thomas Volken, René Schaffert, Peter Rüesch

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Limited access to HIV prevention in French prisons (ANRS PRI2DE): implications for public health and drug policy

Laurent Michel, Marie Jauffret-Roustide, Jerôme Blanche, Olivier Maguet, Christine Calderon, Julien Cohen, Patrizia M Carrieri, ANRS PRI²DE study group

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Health-related productivity losses increase when the health condition is co-morbid with psychological distress: findings from a large cross-sectional sample of working Australians

Libby Holden, Paul A Scuffham, Michael F Hilton, Robert S Ware, Nerina Vecchio, Harvey A Whiteford

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Dental and prosthodontic status of an over 40 year-old population in Shandong Province, China

Qian Zhang, Dick J Witter, Ewald M Bronkhorst, Nico HJ Creugers

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Impact of changing the measles vaccine vial size on Niger's vaccine supply chain: a computational model

Tina-Marie Assi, Shawn T Brown, Ali Djibo, Bryan A Norman, Jayant Rajgopal, Joel S Welling, Sheng-I Chen, Rachel R Bailey, Souleymane Kone, Hailu Kenea, Diana L Connor, Angela R Wateska, Anirban Jana, Stephen R Wisniewski, Willem G Van Panhuis, Donald S Burke, Bruce Y Lee

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The influences of patient's trust in medical service and attitude towards health policy on patient's overall satisfaction with medical service and sub satisfaction in China

Liyang Tang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Factors affecting the disclosure of diabetes by ethnic minority patients: a qualitative study among Surinamese in the Netherlands

Mirjam JE Kohinor, Karien Stronks, Joke A Haafkens

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination in the Netherlands; the results of a consensus model

Mark H Rozenbaum, Marie-Josee J Mangen, Carlo Giaquinto, Jan C Wilschut, Eelko Hak, Maarten J Postma, Consensus Group on Dutch Rotavirus Vaccination (CoRoVa-Group)

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Improving children's nutrition environments: A survey of adoption and implementation of nutrition guidelines in recreational facilities

Dana Lee Olstad, Shauna M Downs, Kim D Raine, Tanya R Berry, Linda J McCargar

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Physician privacy concerns when disclosing patient data for public health purposes during a pandemic influenza outbreak

Khaled El Emam, Jay Mercer, Katherine Moreau, Inese Grava-Gubins, David Buckeridge, Elizabeth Jonker

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Optimizing diffusion of an online computer tailored lifestyle program: a study protocol

Francine Schneider, Liesbeth ADM van Osch, Stef PJ Kremers, Daniela N Schulz, Mathieu JG van Adrichem, Hein de Vries

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Non-leisure time physical activity is an independent predictor of longevity for a Taiwanese elderly population: an eight-year follow-up study

Yu-Pei Lin, Ying-Hsiang Huang, Feng-Hwa Lu, Jin-Shang Wu, Chih-Jen Chang, Yi-Ching Yang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Tracking progress towards equitable child survival in a Nicaraguan community: neonatal mortality challenges to meet the MDG 4

Wilton Pérez, Rodolfo Peña, Lars-Åke Persson, Carina Källestål

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Measles transmission from an anthroposophic community to the general population, Germany 2008

Maria Wadl, Anette Siedler, Wolfgang Krämer, Maria E Haindl, Stephan Gebrande, Irene Krenn-Lanzl, Annette Mankertz, Wolfgang Hautmann

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Using clinical trial data and linked administrative health data to reduce the risk of adverse events associated with the uptake of newly released drugs by older Australians: a model process

Margaret T Whitstock, Christopher M Pearce, Stephen C Ridout, Elizabeth J Eckermann

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Risky sexual practices and related factors among ART attendees in Addis Ababa Public Hospitals, Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study

Yadeta Dessie, Mulusew Gerbaba, Abdo Bedru, Gail Davey

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Intra-familial and ethnic effects on attitudinal and perceptual body image: a cohort of South African mother-daughter dyads

Zandile J Mchiza, Julia H Goedecke, Estelle V Lambert

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Recommendations to improve physical activity among teenagers- A qualitative study with ethnic minority and European teenagers

Sinead Brophy, Annie Crowley, Rupal Mistry, Rebecca Hill, Sopna Choudhury, Non E Thomas, Frances Rapport

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Researchers' experience with project management in health and medical research: Results from a post-project review

Janet M Payne, Kathryn E France, Nadine Henley, Heather A D'Antoine, Anne E Bartu, Elizabeth J Elliott, Carol Bower

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Children's health and parental socioeconomic factors: a population-based survey in Finland

Sanna M Siponen, Riitta S Ahonen, Piia H Savolainen, Katri P Hämeen-Anttila

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Assessing young unmarried men's access to reproductive health information and services in rural India

Arundhati Char, Minna Saavala, Teija Kulmala

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Repeat workers' compensation claims: risk factors, costs and work disability

Rasa Ruseckaite, Alex Collie

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Developing cessation interventions for the social and community service setting: A qualitative study of barriers to quitting among disadvantaged Australian smokers

Jamie Bryant, Billie Bonevski, Christine Paul, Jon O'Brien, Wendy Oakes

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Care seeking and attitudes towards treatment compliance by newly enrolled tuberculosis patients in the district treatment programme in rural western Kenya: a qualitative study

John G Ayisi, Anna H van't Hoog, Janet A Agaya, Walter Mchembere, Peter O Nyamthimba, Odylia Muhenje, Barbara J Marston

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Analysis of timeliness of infectious disease reporting in the Netherlands

Elisabeth Reijn, Corien M Swaan, Mirjam EE Kretzschmar, Jim E van Steenbergen

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The German Young Olympic Athletes' Lifestyle and Health Management Study (GOAL Study): design of a mixed-method study

Ansgar Thiel, Katharina Diehl, Katrin E Giel, Alexia Schnell, Astrid M Schubring, Jochen Mayer, Stephan Zipfel, Sven Schneider

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Perceptions of young Jordanian adults to proposed anti-tobacco pictorial warning labels

Feras I Hawari, Rasha K Bader, Hamza M Beano, Nour A Obeidat, Hiba S Ayub, Malek A Habashneh, Aisha S Shtaiwi, Rawan A Shihab, Hala N Madanat, Thomas E Novotny

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The Correlates of Leisure Time Physical Activity among an Adults Population from Southern Taiwan

Yi-Ju Chen, Ying-Hsiang Huang, Feng-Hwa Lu, Jin-Shang Wu, Linda L Lin, Chih-Jen Chang, Yi-Ching Yang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

What do we know about the non-work determinants of workers' mental health? A systematic review of longitudinal studies

Nancy Beauregard, Alain Marchand, Marie-Eve Blanc

01.12.2011 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

External review and validation of the Swedish national inpatient register

Jonas F Ludvigsson, Eva Andersson, Anders Ekbom, Maria Feychting, Jeong-Lim Kim, Christina Reuterwall, Mona Heurgren, Petra Otterblad Olausson

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Do improvements in outreach, clinical, and family and community-based services predict improvements in child survival? An analysis of serial cross-sectional national surveys

Nancy Binkin, Mickey Chopra, Aline Simen-Kapeu, Dirk Westhof

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A qualitative study of older adults' responses to sitting-time questions: do we get the information we want?

Jannique GZ van Uffelen, Kristiann C Heesch, Robert L Hill, Wendy J Brown

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A rapid assessment and response approach to review and enhance Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilisation for Tuberculosis control in Odisha state, India

Vishnu Vardhan Kamineni, Tahir Turk, Nevin Wilson, Srinath Satyanarayana, Lakbir Singh Chauhan

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Healthcare workers' and parents' perceptions of measures for improving adherence to hand-hygiene

Marta L Ciofi degli Atti, Alberto E Tozzi, Gaetano Ciliento, Manuel Pomponi, Silvia Rinaldi, Massimiliano Raponi

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Biological Monitoring of Blood Naphthalene Levels as a Marker of Occupational Exposure to PAHs among Auto-Mechanics and Spray Painters in Rawalpindi

Atif Kamal, Mazhar Qayyum, Iqbal U Cheema, Audil Rashid

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Community-based intervention to promote breast cancer awareness and screening: The Korean experience

Keeho Park, Woi Hyun Hong, Su Yeon Kye, Euichul Jung, Myung-hyun Kim, Hyeong Geun Park

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

High body mass index is not associated with atopy in schoolchildren living in rural and urban areas of Ghana

Irene A Larbi, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, Abena S Amoah, Benedicta B Obeng, Michael D Wilson, Maria Yazdanbakhsh, Daniel A Boakye

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The effects on population health status of using dedicated property taxes to fund local public health agencies

Peggy A Honoré, Peter J Fos, Xueyuan Wang, Ramal Moonesinghe

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Prevalence of non-communicable diseases in Brazilian children: follow-up at school age of two Brazilian birth cohorts of the 1990's

Antônio A Silva, Marco A Barbieri, Viviane C Cardoso, Rosângela F Batista, Vanda M Simões, Elcio O Vianna, Manoel R Gutierrez, Maria L Figueiredo, Nathalia A Silva, Thaís S Pereira, Juliana D Rodriguez, Sônia R Loureiro, Valdinar S Ribeiro, Heloisa Bettiol

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): Validated for teenage school students in England and Scotland. A mixed methods assessment

Aileen Clarke, Tim Friede, Rebecca Putz, Jacquie Ashdown, Steven Martin, Amy Blake, Yaser Adi, Jane Parkinson, Pamela Flynn, Stephen Platt, Sarah Stewart-Brown

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Epidemiology of traffic injuries and motor vehicles utilization in the Capital of Iran: A population based study

Soheil Saadat, Hamid Soori

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Multiple sexual partners and condom use among 10 - 19 year-olds in four districts in Tanzania: What do we learn?

Amon Exavery, Angelina M Lutambi, Godfrey M Mubyazi, Khadija Kweka, Godfrey Mbaruku, Honorati Masanja

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A cross-sectional survey of water and clean faces in trachoma endemic communities in Tanzania

Morgan Rog, Bonnielin Swenor, Luis C Cajas-Monson, Wilson Mchiwe, Steven Kiboko, Harran Mkocha, Sheila West

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Classical risk factors of cardiovascular disease among Chinese male steel workers: a prospective cohort study for 20 years

Jingfeng Ji, Enchun Pan, Jianxin Li, Jichun Chen, Jie Cao, Dongling Sun, Xiangfeng Lu, Shufeng Chen, Dongfeng Gu, Xiufang Duan, Xigui Wu, Jianfeng Huang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Indoor solid fuel use and tuberculosis in China: a matched case-control study

Xiaohong Kan, Chen-Yuan Chiang, Donald A Enarson, Wenhua Chen, Jianan Yang, Genwang Chen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Agreement between pedometer and accelerometer in measuring physical activity in overweight and obese pregnant women

Tarja I Kinnunen, Peter WG Tennant, Catherine McParlin, Lucilla Poston, Stephen C Robson, Ruth Bell

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Should chronic hepatitis B mothers breastfeed? a meta analysis

Yingjie Zheng, Yihan Lu, Qi Ye, Yugang Xia, Yueqin Zhou, Qingqing Yao, Shan Wei

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Detection of mild cognitive impairment in people older than 65 years of age and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors (DECRIVAM)

M Victoria Perea-Bartolome, Ricardo García-García, Valentina Ladera-Fernández, Sara Mora-Simón, María C Patino-Alonso, Tita J Almanza-Guerra, Cristina Agudo-Conde, M Paz Muriel-Diez, Emiliano Rodríguez-Sánchez

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Policy environment and male circumcision for HIV prevention: Findings from a situation analysis study in Tanzania

Joseph R Mwanga, Mwita Wambura, Jacklin F Mosha, Gerry Mshana, Frank Mosha, John Changalucha

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Why some do but most don't. Barriers and enablers to engaging low-income groups in physical activity programmes: a mixed methods study

Janet Withall, Russell Jago, Kenneth R Fox

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Development, design, and conceptual issues of project zero exposure: A program to protect young children from tobacco smoke exposure

Laura J Rosen, Nurit Guttman, Melbourne F Hovell, Michal Ben Noach, Jonathan P Winickoff, Shosh Tchernokovski, Joseph K Rosenblum, Uri Rubenstein, Vered Seidmann, Constantine I Vardavas, Neil E Klepeis, David M Zucker

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Drug utilization patterns and reported health status in ethnic German migrants (Aussiedler) in Germany: a cross-sectional study

Anna Volodina, Thilo Bertsche, Karel Kostev, Volker Winkler, Walter Emil Haefeli, Heiko Becher

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Words matter: a qualitative investigation of which weight status terms are acceptable and motivate weight loss when used by health professionals

Cindy M Gray, Kate Hunt, Karen Lorimer, Annie S Anderson, Michaela Benzeval, Sally Wyke

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of intensive inpatient treatments for severely obese children and adolescents in the Netherlands; a randomized controlled trial (HELIOS)

Sabine Makkes, Jutka Halberstadt, Carry M Renders, Judith E Bosmans, Olga H van der Baan-Slootweg, Jacob C Seidell

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A randomised controlled trial of extended brief intervention for alcohol dependent patients in an acute hospital setting (ADPAC)

Lynn Owens, Graham Butcher, Ian Gilmore, Ruwanthi Kolamunnage-Dona, James Oyee, Liz Perkins, Tom Walley, Paula Williamson, Ken Wilson, Munir Pirmohamed

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Race/Ethnicity and gender differences in health intentions and behaviors regarding exercise and diet for adults with type 2 diabetes: A cross-sectional analysis

James R Gavin III, Kathleen M Fox, Susan Grandy

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Effect of health insurance on delivery care utilization and perceived delays and barriers among southern Thai women

Tippawan Liabsuetrakul, Nurlisa Oumudee

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

12-month mortality and loss-to-program in antiretroviral-treated children: The IeDEA pediatric West African Database to evaluate AIDS (pWADA), 2000-2008

Didier K Ekouevi, Alain Azondekon, Fatoumata Dicko, Karen Malateste, Pety Touré, François T Eboua, Kouakou Kouadio, Lorna Renner, Kevin Peterson, François Dabis, Haby Signaté Sy, Valeriane Leroy, the IeDEA pediatric West Africa Working Group pWADA

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Rural-to-urban migration and its implication for new cooperative medical scheme coverage and utilization in China

Peiyuan Qiu, Yang Yang, Juying Zhang, Xiao Ma

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Status and risk factors of unintentional injuries among Chinese undergraduates: a cross-sectional study

Hongying Shi, Xinjun Yang, Chenping Huang, Zumu Zhou, Qiang Zhou, Maoping Chu

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Higher body mass index may induce asthma among adolescents with pre-asthmatic symptoms: a prospective cohort study

Wen-Chao Ho, Yu-Sheng Lin, James L Caffrey, Meng-Hung Lin, Hui-Tsung Hsu, Leann Myers, Pau-Chung Chen, Ruey-Shiung Lin

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Sibling number and prevalence of allergic disorders in pregnant Japanese women: baseline data from the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study

Yoshihiro Miyake, Keiko Tanaka, Masashi Arakawa

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Motivational Interviewing as an intervention to increase adolescent self-efficacy and promote weight loss: Methodology and design

Beverly Walpole, Elizabeth Dettmer, Barbara Morrongiello, Brian McCrindle, Jill Hamilton

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Randomised cluster trial to support informed parental decision-making for the MMR vaccine

Cath Jackson, Francine M Cheater, Wendy Harrison, Rose Peacock, Hilary Bekker, Robert West, Brenda Leese

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Rural-urban differences of neonatal mortality in a poorly developed province of China

Bin Yi, Li Wu, Hong Liu, Weimin Fang, Yang Hu, Youjie Wang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Alcohol and fatal life trajectories in Russia: understanding narrative accounts of premature male death in the family

Lyudmila Saburova, Katherine Keenan, Natalia Bobrova, David A Leon, Diana Elbourne

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Assessing the association between all-cause mortality and multiple aspects of individual social capital among the older Japanese

Jun Aida, Katsunori Kondo, Hiroshi Hirai, S V Subramanian, Chiyoe Murata, Naoki Kondo, Yukinobu Ichida, Kokoro Shirai, Ken Osaka

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Co-morbidity and health care utilisation five years prior to diagnosis for depression. A register-based study in a Swedish population

David Andersson, Henrik Magnusson, John Carstensen, Lars Borgquist

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Weight Watchers on prescription: An observational study of weight change among adults referred to Weight Watchers by the NHS

Amy L Ahern, Ashley D Olson, Louise M Aston, Susan A Jebb

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

'The smoking toolkit study': a national study of smoking and smoking cessation in England

Jennifer A Fidler, Lion Shahab, Oliver West, Martin J Jarvis, Andy McEwen, John A Stapleton, Eleni Vangeli, Robert West

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Correlation between driving-related skill and alcohol use in young-adults from six European countries: the TEN-D by Night Project

Roberta Siliquini, Fabrizio Bert, Francisco Alonso, Paola Berchialla, Alessandra Colombo, Axel Druart, Marcin Kedzia, Valeria Siliquini, Daniel Vankov, Anita Villerusa, Lamberto Manzoli, TEN-D Group (TEN-D by Night Group)

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Experiences of outreach workers in promoting smoking cessation to Bangladeshi and Pakistani men: longitudinal qualitative evaluation

Rachna A Begh, Paul Aveyard, Penney Upton, Raj S Bhopal, Martin White, Amanda Amos, Robin J Prescott, Raman Bedi, Pelham M Barton, Monica Fletcher, Paramjit Gill, Qaim Zaidi, Aziz Sheikh

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Applying the revised Chinese Job Content Questionnaire to assess psychosocial work conditions among Taiwan's hospital workers

Tsair-Wei Chien, Wen-Pin Lai, Hsien-Yi Wang, Sen-Yen Hsu, Roberto Vasquez Castillo, How-Ran Guo, Shih-Chung Chen, Shih-Bin Su

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The societal benefits of reducing six behavioural risk factors: an economic modelling study from Australia

Dominique A Cadilhac, Anne Magnus, Lauren Sheppard, Toby B Cumming, Dora C Pearce, Rob Carter

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

International children's accelerometry database (ICAD): Design and methods

Lauren B Sherar, Pippa Griew, Dale W Esliger, Ashley R Cooper, Ulf Ekelund, Ken Judge, Chris Riddoch

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Evaluation of an early detection tool for social-emotional and behavioral problems in toddlers: The Brief Infant Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment - A cluster randomized trial

Ingrid Kruizinga, Wilma Jansen, Alice S Carter, Hein Raat

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Evaluation of Stepping Stones as a tool for changing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours associated with gender, relationships and HIV risk in Karnataka, India

Janet E Bradley, Parinita Bhattacharjee, Banadakoppa M Ramesh, Meghna Girish, Arup K Das

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Ethnic differences in body fat distribution among Asian pre-pubertal children: A cross-sectional multicenter study

Ailing Liu, Nuala M Byrne, Masaharu Kagawa, Guansheng Ma, Kallaya Kijboonchoo, Lara Nasreddine, Bee Koon Poh, Mohammad Noor Ismail, Andrew P Hills

01.12.2011 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Contributions and challenges of cross-national comparative research in migration, ethnicity and health: insights from a preliminary study of maternal health in Germany, Canada and the UK

Sarah M Salway, Gina Higginbottom, Birgit Reime, Kuldip K Bharj, Punita Chowbey, Caroline Foster, Jule Friedrich, Kate Gerrish, Zubia Mumtaz, Beverley O'Brien

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Expanded syringe exchange programs and reduced HIV infection among new injection drug users in Tallinn, Estonia

Anneli Uusküla, Don C Des Jarlais, Mart Kals, Kristi Rüütel, Katri Abel-Ollo, Ave Talu, Igor Sobolev

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Agent-based simulation for weekend-extension strategies to mitigate influenza outbreaks

Liang Mao

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Reproductive health and access to healthcare facilities: risk factors for depression and anxiety in women with an earthquake experience

Jasim Anwar, Elias Mpofu, Lynda R Matthews, Ahmed Farah Shadoul, Kaye E Brock

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Screen-time Weight-loss Intervention Targeting Children at Home (SWITCH): A randomized controlled trial study protocol

Ralph Maddison, Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Louise Foley, Leonard Epstein, Yannan Jiang, Midi Tsai, Ofa Dewes, Ihirangi Heke

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A qualitative exploration of Malaysian cancer patients' perspectives on cancer and its treatment

Maryam Farooqui, Mohamed A Hassali, Aishah K Shatar, Asrul A Shafie, Tan B Seang, Muhammad A Farooqui

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Suicide in the Philippines: time trend analysis (1974-2005) and literature review

Maria Theresa Redaniel, May Antonnette Lebanan-Dalida, David Gunnell

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Trends in total and cause-specific mortality by marital status among elderly Norwegian men and women

Kjersti Norgård Berntsen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Non prescribed sale of antibiotics in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: A Cross Sectional Study

Aref A Bin Abdulhak, Mohamad A Al Tannir, Mohammed A Almansor, Mohammed S Almohaya, Atallah S Onazi, Mohammed A Marei, Oweida F Aldossary, Sadek A Obeidat, Mustafa A Obeidat, Muhammad S Riaz, Imad M Tleyjeh

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Are risk estimates biased in follow-up studies of psychosocial factors with low base-line participation?

Linda Kaerlev, Henrik A Kolstad, Åse Marie Hansen, Jane Frølund Thomsen, Anette Kærgaard, Reiner Rugulies, Sigurd Mikkelsen, Johan Hviid Andersen, Ole Mors, Matias B Grynderup, Jens Peter Bonde

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Use of vitamin supplements and risk of total cancer and cardiovascular disease among the Japanese general population: A population-based survey

Azusa Hara, Shizuka Sasazuki, Manami Inoue, Taichi Shimazu, Motoki Iwasaki, Norie Sawada, Taiki Yamaji, Junko Ishihara, Hiroyasu Iso, Shoichiro Tsugane, the Japan Public Health Center-Based Prospective Study Group

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Effect of Qigong on quality of life: a cross-sectional population-based comparison study in Taiwan

Tsung-Jung Ho, David C Christiani, Tso-Chiang Ma, Tsong-Rong Jang, Chih-Hui Lieng, Yi-Chun Yeh, Shinn-Zong Lin, Jaung-Geng Lin, Jim-Shoung Lai, Tzuo-Yun Lan

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Evaluation of the Rapid Scale-up of Collaborative TB/HIV Activities in TB Facilities in Rwanda, 2005-2009

Eric S Pevzner, Greet Vandebriel, David W Lowrance, Michel Gasana, Alyssa Finlay

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Racism and health among urban Aboriginal young people

Naomi Priest, Yin Paradies, Paul Stewart, Joanne Luke

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Vitamin A deficiency during pregnancy of HIV infected and non-infected women in tropical settings of Northwest Ethiopia

Andargachew Mulu, Afework Kassu, Kahsay Huruy, Birhanemeskel Tegene, Gashaw Yitayaw, Masayo Nakamori, Nguyen Van Nhien, Assegedech Bekele, Yared Wondimhun, Shigeru Yamamoto, Fusao Ota

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Public health in community pharmacy: A systematic review of pharmacist and consumer views

Claire E Eades, Jill S Ferguson, Ronan E O'Carroll

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Kids in the city study: research design and methodology

Melody Oliver, Karen Witten, Robin A Kearns, Suzanne Mavoa, Hannah M Badland, Penelope Carroll, Chelsea Drumheller, Nicola Tavae, Lanuola Asiasiga, Su Jelley, Hector Kaiwai, Simon Opit, En-Yi Judy Lin, Paul Sweetsur, Helen Moewaka Barnes, Nic Mason, Christina Ergler

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors of childhood allergic diseases in eight metropolitan cities in China: A multicenter study

Fei Li, Yingchun Zhou, Shenghui Li, Fan Jiang, Xingming Jin, Chonghuai Yan, Ying Tian, Yiwen Zhang, Shilu Tong, Xiaoming Shen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The Australian national binge drinking campaign: campaign recognition among young people at a music festival who report risky drinking

Caroline van Gemert, Paul Dietze, Judy Gold, Rachel Sacks-Davis, Mark Stoové, Hassan Vally, Margaret Hellard

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Experience of sexual coercion and risky sexual behavior among Ugandan university students

Anette Agardh, Karen Odberg-Pettersson, Per-Olof Östergren

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

'Pregnancy comes accidentally - like it did with me':reproductive decisions among women on ART and their partners in rural Uganda

Rachel King, Kenneth Khana, Sylvia Nakayiwa, David Katuntu, Jaco Homsy, Pille Lindkvist, Eva Johansson, Rebecca Bunnell

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Is a HIV vaccine a viable option and at what price? An economic evaluation of adding HIV vaccination into existing prevention programs in Thailand

Pattara Leelahavarong, Yot Teerawattananon, Pitsaphun Werayingyong, Chutima Akaleephan, Nakorn Premsri, Chawetsan Namwat, Wiwat Peerapatanapokin, Viroj Tangcharoensathien

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Inherent illnesses and attacks: an ethnographic study of interpretations of childhood Acute Respiratory Infections (ARIs) in Manhiça, southern Mozambique

Lianne Straus, Khátia Munguambe, Quique Bassat, Sonia Machevo, Christopher Pell, Anna Roca, Robert Pool

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Changes in smoking prevalence among U.S. adults by state and region: Estimates from the Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey, 1992-2007

Ahmedin Jemal, Michael Thun, Xue Q Yu, Anne M Hartman, Vilma Cokkinides, Melissa M Center, Hana Ross, Elizabeth M Ward

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Test performance of faecal occult blood testing for the detection of bowel cancer in people with chronic kidney disease (DETECT) protocol

Germaine Wong, Kirsten Howard, Jeremy R Chapman, Allison Tong, Michael J Bourke, Andrew Hayen, Petra Macaskill, Richard L Hope, Narelle Williams, Anh Kieu, Richard Allen, Steven Chadban, Carol Pollock, Angela Webster, Simon D Roger, Jonathan C Craig

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Operational challenges in managing Isoniazid Preventive Therapy in child contacts: A high-burden setting perspective

Susan S van Wyk, Anthony J Reid, Anna M Mandalakas, Donald A Enarson, Nulda Beyers, Julie Morrison, Anneke C Hesseling

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Adolescents' perceptions about smokers in Karnataka, India

Upendra M Bhojani, Maya A Elias, Devadasan N

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Risk factors for the onset and persistence of neck pain in undergraduate students: 1-year prospective cohort study

Siriluck Kanchanomai, Prawit Janwantanakul, Praneet Pensri, Wiroj Jiamjarasrangsi

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The Healthy Toddlers Trial Protocol: An Intervention to Reduce Risk Factors for Childhood Obesity in Economically and Educationally Disadvantaged Populations

Mildred A Horodynski, Susan Baker, Gayle Coleman, Garry Auld, Joel Lindau

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Suicide death and hospital-treated suicidal behaviour in asylum seekers in the Netherlands: a national registry-based study

Simone Goosen, Anton E Kunst, Karien Stronks, Irene EA van Oostrum, Daan G Uitenbroek, Ad JFM Kerkhof

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Alcohol use behaviors and risk of metabolic syndrome in South Korean middle-aged men

Jinhee Kim, Su-Kyung Chu, Kyungjoo Kim, Ju-Ryoung Moon

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Self-reported health status and access to health services in a sample of prisoners in Italy

Carmelo GA Nobile, Domenico Flotta, Gaetano Nicotera, Claudia Pileggi, Italo F Angelillo

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Psychosocial risk and protective factors of secondary school dropout in Luxembourg: the protocol of an exploratory case-control study

Pascale Esch, Valéry Bocquet, Charles Pull, Sophie Couffignal, Marc Graas, Marie-Lise Lair, Torsten Lehnert, Laurence Fond-Harmant, Marc Ansseau

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Murcia Region, a southern European Mediterranean area with low cardiovascular risk and high obesity

Diana Gavrila, Diego Salmerón, José-Manuel Egea-Caparrós, José M Huerta, Alfonso Pérez-Martínez, Carmen Navarro, María-José Tormo

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Monitoring the level of government trust, risk perception and intention of the general public to adopt protective measures during the influenza A (H1N1) pandemic in the Netherlands

Willemien van der Weerd, Daniëlle RM Timmermans, Desirée JMA Beaujean, Jurriaan Oudhoff, Jim E van Steenbergen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Prevalence of COPD and its association with socioeconomic status in China: Findings from China Chronic Disease Risk Factor Surveillance 2007

Peng Yin, Mei Zhang, Yichong Li, Yong Jiang, Wenhua Zhao

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Evaluating Syndromic surveillance systems at institutions of higher education (IHEs): A retrospective analysis of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic at two universities

Ying Zhang, Larissa May, Michael A Stoto

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Web-based interventions for weight loss and weight maintenance among rural midlife and older women: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Patricia A Hageman, Carol H Pullen, Melody Hertzog, Linda S Boeckner, Susan Noble Walker

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Impact of targeted interventions on heterosexual transmission of HIV in India

Rajesh Kumar, Sanjay M Mehendale, Samiran Panda, S Venkatesh, PVM Lakshmi, Manmeet Kaur, Shankar Prinja, Tarundeep Singh, Navkiran K Virdi, Pankaj Bahuguna, Arun K Sharma, Samiksha Singh, Sheela V Godbole, Arun Risbud, Boymkesh Manna, V Thirumugal, Tarun Roy, Ruchi Sogarwal, Nilesh D Pawar

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Influence of social and material individual and area deprivation on suicide mortality among 2.7 million Canadians: A prospective study

Stephanie Burrows, Nathalie Auger, Philippe Gamache, Danielle St-Laurent, Denis Hamel

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Modifiable risk factors for overweight and obesity in children and adolescents from São Paulo, Brazil

Scott Duncan, Elizabeth K Duncan, Romulo A Fernandes, Camila Buonani, Karolynne D-N Bastos, Aline FM Segatto, Jamile S Codogno, Igor C Gomes, Ismael F Freitas Jr

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Behavioural interventions for weight management in pregnancy: A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative data

Fiona Campbell, Maxine Johnson, Josie Messina, Louise Guillaume, Elizabeth Goyder

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The potential role of mother-in-law in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: a mixed methods study from the Kilimanjaro region, northern Tanzania

Eli Fjeld Falnes, Karen Marie Moland, Thorkild Tylleskär, Marina Manuela de Paoli, Sebalda Charles Leshabari, Ingunn MS Engebretsen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Physical activity patterns in older men and women in Germany: a cross-sectional study

Anna Moschny, Petra Platen, Renate Klaaßen-Mielke, Ulrike Trampisch, Timo Hinrichs

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Quantification of the healthy worker effect: a nationwide cohort study among electricians in Denmark

Lau C Thygesen, Ulla A Hvidtfeldt, Sigurd Mikkelsen, Henrik Brønnum-Hansen

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Effect of an office worksite-based yoga program on heart rate variability: A randomized controlled trial

Birinder S Cheema, Paul W Marshall, Dennis Chang, Ben Colagiuri, Bianca Machliss

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Respiratory health effects and exposure to superabsorbent polymer and paper dust - an epidemiological study

Mathias Holm, Anna Dahlman-Höglund, Kjell Torén

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Can self-reported disability assessment behaviour of insurance physicians be explained? Applying the ASE model

Antonius JM Schellart, Romy Steenbeek, Henny PG Mulders, Johannes R Anema, Herman Kroneman, Jan JM Besseling

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Prospective association between self-reported life satisfaction and mortality: Results from the MONICA/KORA Augsburg S3 survey cohort study

Maria E Lacruz, Rebecca T Emeny, Jens Baumert, Karl H Ladwig

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A systematic examination of the use of Online social networking sites for sexual health promotion

Judy Gold, Alisa E Pedrana, Rachel Sacks-Davis, Margaret E Hellard, Shanton Chang, Steve Howard, Louise Keogh, Jane S Hocking, Mark A Stoove

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Socioeconomic trajectory from birth to adolescence and lung function: prospective birth cohort study

Ana MB Menezes, Samuel C Dumith, Rogélio Perez-Padilla, Ricardo B Noal, Fernando C Wehrmeister, Jeovany Martínez-Mesa, Cora LP Araújo, Pedro C Hallal

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Global challenges with scale-up of the integrated management of childhood illness strategy: results of a multi-country survey

Ameena E Goga, Lulu M Muhe

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Lay perceptions of predictive testing for diabetes based on DNA test results versus family history assessment: a focus group study

Miranda Wijdenes-Pijl, Wybo J Dondorp, Danielle RM Timmermans, Martina C Cornel, Lidewij Henneman

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Sickness absence in gender-equal companies A register study at organizational level

Ann Sörlin, Ann Öhman, Lars Lindholm

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Diabetes in Sub Saharan Africa 1999-2011: Epidemiology and public health implications. a systematic review

Victoria Hall, Reimar W Thomsen, Ole Henriksen, Nicolai Lohse

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Human immunodeficiency virus and AIDS and other important predictors of maternal mortality in Mulago Hospital Complex Kampala Uganda

Julius N Wandabwa, Pat Doyle, Benjamin Longo-Mbenza, Paul Kiondo, Betty Khainza, Emmanuel Othieno, Noreen Maconichie

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A randomised controlled trial linking mental health inpatients to community smoking cessation supports: A study protocol

Emily AL Stockings, Jennifer A Bowman, John Wiggers, Amanda L Baker, Margarett Terry, Richard Clancy, Paula M Wye, Jenny Knight, Lyndell H Moore

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Increase in EPI vaccines coverage after implementation of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infant with Sulfadoxine -pyrimethamine in the district of Kolokani, Mali: Results from a cluster randomized control trial

Alassane Dicko, Sidy O Toure, Mariam Traore, Issaka Sagara, Ousmane B Toure, Mahamadou S Sissoko, Alpha T Diallo, Christophe Rogier, Roger Salomon, Alexandra de Sousa, Ogobara K Doumbo

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Attitudes and behaviour predict women's intention to drink alcohol during pregnancy: the challenge for health professionals

Elizabeth Peadon, Janet Payne, Nadine Henley, Heather D'Antoine, Anne Bartu, Colleen O'Leary, Carol Bower, Elizabeth J Elliott

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Modification by antioxidant supplementation of changes in human lung function associated with air pollutant exposure: A systematic review

Amir Y Tashakkor, Katherine S Chow, Chris Carlsten

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Splash!: a prospective birth cohort study of the impact of environmental, social and family-level influences on child oral health and obesity related risk factors and outcomes

Andrea M de Silva-Sanigorski, Elizabeth Waters, Hanny Calache, Michael Smith, Lisa Gold, Mark Gussy, Anthony Scott, Kathleen Lacy, Monica Virgo-Milton

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Controlling behavior, power relations within intimate relationships and intimate partner physical and sexual violence against women in Nigeria

Diddy Antai

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Preventing the next 'SARS' - European healthcare workers' attitudes towards monitoring their health for the surveillance of newly emerging infections: qualitative study

Adamma Aghaizu, Gillian Elam, Fortune Ncube, Gail Thomson, Emese Szilágyi, Tim Eckmanns, Garyphallia Poulakou, Mike Catchpole

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Neighborhood fast food restaurants and fast food consumption: A national study

Andrea S Richardson, Janne Boone-Heinonen, Barry M Popkin, Penny Gordon-Larsen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Mental health impairment in underweight women: do body dissatisfaction and eating-disordered behavior play a role?

Jonathan Mond, Bryan Rodgers, Phillipa Hay, Cathy Owen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Implementing services for Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) of HIV: a comparative descriptive analysis of national programs in four countries

Anirban Chatterjee, Sangeeta Tripathi, Robert Gass, Ndapewa Hamunime, Sok Panha, Charles Kiyaga, Abdoulaye Wade, Matthew Barnhart, Chewe Luo, Rene Ekpini

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Untreated severe dental decay: a neglected determinant of low Body Mass Index in 12-year-old Filipino children

Habib Benzian, Bella Monse, Roswitha Heinrich-Weltzien, Martin Hobdell, Jan Mulder, Wim van Palenstein Helderman

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Illiteracy, low educational status, and cardiovascular mortality in India

Mangesh S Pednekar, Rajeev Gupta, Prakash C Gupta

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Support for smoke-free policy, and awareness of tobacco health effects and use of smoking cessation therapy in a developing country

Ellis Owusu-Dabo, Sarah Lewis, Ann McNeill, Anna Gilmore, John Britton

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Recurring alcohol-related care between 1998 and 2007 among people treated for an alcohol-related disorder in 1997: A register study in Stockholm County

Kozma Ahacic, Kerstin Damström-Thakker, Ingemar Kåreholt

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Daring to dream: reactions to tobacco endgame ideas among policy-makers, media and public health practitioners

Richard Edwards, Marie Russell, George Thomson, Nick Wilson, Heather Gifford

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Development of a practical tool to measure the impact of publications on the society based on focus group discussions with scientists

Thomas Niederkrotenthaler, Thomas E Dorner, Manfred Maier

01.12.2011 | Software | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The virtual supermarket: An innovative research tool to study consumer food purchasing behaviour

Wilma E Waterlander, Michael Scarpa, Daisy Lentz, Ingrid HM Steenhuis

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Use and perceived helpfulness of smoking cessation methods: results from a population survey of recent quitters

Wai Tak Hung, Sally M Dunlop, Donna Perez, Trish Cotter

01.12.2011 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Operational research in Malawi: making a difference with cotrimoxazole preventive therapy in patients with tuberculosis and HIV

Anthony D Harries, Rony Zachariah, Rhehab Chimzizi, Felix Salaniponi, Francis Gausi, Henry Kanyerere, Erik J Schouten, Andreas Jahn, Simon D Makombe, Frank M Chimbwandira, James Mpunga

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Explaining gender differences in non-fatal suicidal behaviour among adolescents: a population-based study

Michael Kaess, Peter Parzer, Johann Haffner, Rainer Steen, Jeanette Roos, Martin Klett, Romuald Brunner, Franz Resch

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The association between failed quit attempts and increased levels of psychological distress in smokers in a large New Zealand cohort

Frederieke S van der Deen, Kristie N Carter, Nick Wilson, Sunny Collings

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Are skin disorders related to work strain in hospital workers? A cross-sectional study

Nicola Magnavita, Marko Elovainio, Tarja Heponiemi, Anna M Magnavita, Antonio Bergamaschi

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Anxiety and depression lowers blood pressure: 22-year follow-up of the population based HUNT study, Norway

Bjørn Hildrum, Ulla Romild, Jostein Holmen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The relationship between maternal education and mortality among women giving birth in health care institutions: Analysis of the cross sectional WHO Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health

Saffron Karlsen, Lale Say, João-Paulo Souza, Carol J Hogue, Dinorah L Calles, A Metin Gülmezoglu, Rosalind Raine

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Peer education: The effects on knowledge of pregnancy related malaria and preventive practices in women of reproductive age in Edo State, Nigeria

Petra F Mens, Pauline FD Scheelbeek, Hind Al Atabbi, Ehijie FO Enato

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Waist circumference and risk of elevated blood pressure in children: a cross-sectional study

Cheuk-Sing Choy, Wan-Yu Chan, Ta-Liang Chen, Chun-Chuan Shih, Li-Chu Wu, Chien-Chang Liao

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A formative evaluation of a family-based walking intervention-Furness Families Walk4Life

Karen Milton, Paul Kelly, Fiona Bull, Charlie Foster

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Age-disparity, sexual connectedness and HIV infection in disadvantaged communities around Cape Town, South Africa: a study protocol

Wim Delva, Roxanne Beauclair, Alex Welte, Stijn Vansteelandt, Niel Hens, Marc Aerts, Elizabeth du Toit, Nulda Beyers, Marleen Temmerman

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Lifestyle and self-rated health: a cross-sectional study of 3,601 citizens of Athens, Greece

Christina Darviri, Artemios K Artemiadis, Xanthi Tigani, Evangelos C Alexopoulos

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The prevalence of exposure to domestic violence and the factors associated with co-occurrence of psychological and physical violence exposure: a sample from primary care patients

Polona Selic, Katja Pesjak, Janko Kersnik

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A survey of schoolchildren's exposure to secondhand smoke in Malaysia

Emilia Zainal Abidin, Sean Semple, Affandi Omar, Hejar A Rahman, Stephen W Turner, Jon G Ayres

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

COPD uncovered: an international survey on the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD] on a working age population

Monica J Fletcher, Jane Upton, Judith Taylor-Fishwick, Sonia A Buist, Christine Jenkins, John Hutton, Neil Barnes, Thys Van Der Molen, John W Walsh, Paul Jones, Samantha Walker

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Access to healthcare and alternative health-seeking strategies among undocumented migrants in Denmark

Dan Biswas, Maria Kristiansen, Allan Krasnik, Marie Norredam

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Comparative efficacy of two poeciliid fish in indoor cement tanks against chikungunya vector Aedes aegyptiin villages in Karnataka, India

Susanta K Ghosh, Preethi Chakaravarthy, Sandhya R Panch, Pushpalatha Krishnappa, Satyanarayan Tiwari, Vijay P Ojha, Manjushree R, Aditya P Dash

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Religious Officials' knowledge, attitude, and behavior towards smoking and the new tobacco law in Kahramanmaras, Turkey

Mustafa Haki Sucakli, Ali Ozer, Mustafa Celik, Hasan Kahraman, Hasan Cetin Ekerbicer

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The Working After Cancer Study (WACS): a population-based study of middle-aged workers diagnosed with colorectal cancer and their return to work experiences

Louisa G Gordon, Brigid M Lynch, Vanessa L Beesley, Nicholas Graves, Catherine McGrath, Peter O'Rourke, Penelope M Webb

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Project FIT: Rationale, design and baseline characteristics of a school- and community-based intervention to address physical activity and healthy eating among low-income elementary school children

Joey C Eisenmann, Katherine Alaimo, Karin Pfeiffer, Hye-Jin Paek, Joseph J Carlson, Heather Hayes, Tracy Thompson, Deanne Kelleher, Hyun J Oh, Julie Orth, Sue Randall, Kellie Mayfield, Denise Holmes

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Occupational therapy and return to work: a systematic literature review

Huguette AM Désiron, Angelique de Rijk, Elke Van Hoof, Peter Donceel

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Limiting worker exposure to highly pathogenic avian influenza a (H5N1): a repeat survey at a rendering plant processing infected poultry carcasses in the UK

Nicol Coetzee, Obaghe Edeghere, Musarrat Afza, Harsh V Duggal

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Psychosocial working conditions and the utilization of health care services

Sunday Azagba, Mesbah F Sharaf

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Alcohol consumption in tertiary education students

Nicola J Reavley, Anthony F Jorm, Terence V McCann, Dan I Lubman

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Cardiovascular disease by diabetes status in five ethnic minority groups compared to ethnic Norwegians

Anh T Tran, Jørund Straand, Lien M Diep, Haakon E Meyer, Kåre I Birkeland, Anne K Jenum

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Protocol for an economic evaluation alongside the University Health Network Whiplash Intervention Trial: cost-effectiveness of education and activation, a rehabilitation program, and the legislated standard of care for acute whiplash injury in Ontario

Gabrielle van der Velde, Pierre Côté, Ahmed M Bayoumi, J David Cassidy, Eleanor Boyle, Heather M Shearer, Maja Stupar, Craig Jacobs, Carlo Ammendolia, Simon Carette, Maurits van Tulder

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Risk factors and psychosocial characteristics of potential problematic and problematic internet use among adolescents: A cross-sectional study

Georgios Kormas, Elena Critselis, Mari Janikian, Dimitrios Kafetzis, Artemis Tsitsika

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Mode shifting in school travel mode: examining the prevalence and correlates of active school transport in Ontario, Canada

Bonny Yee-Man Wong, Guy Faulkner, Ron Buliung, Hyacinth Irving

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Behaviour patterns preceding a railway suicide: Explorative study of German Federal Police officers' experiences

Karoline Lukaschek, Jens Baumert, Karl-Heinz Ladwig

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Rationale and design of the PREDICE project: cost-effectiveness of type 2 diabetes prevention among high-risk Spanish individuals following lifestyle intervention in real-life primary care setting

Bernardo Costa, Joan J Cabré, Ramon Sagarra, Oriol Solà-Morales, Francisco Barrio, Josep L Piñol, Xavier Cos, Bonaventura Bolíbar, Conxa Castell, Katarzyna Kissimova-Skarbek, Jaakko Tuomilehto, The DE-PLAN-CAT/PREDICE Research Group

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Association between physical activity and metabolic syndrome in middle-aged Japanese: a cross-sectional study

Junghoon Kim, Kai Tanabe, Noriko Yokoyama, Hirofumi Zempo, Shinya Kuno

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Alcohol misuse, drinking contexts and intimate partner violence in St. Petersburg, Russia: results from a cross-sectional study

Weihai Zhan, Alla V Shaboltas, Roman V Skochilov, Andrei P Kozlov, Tatiana V Krasnoselskikh, Nadia Abdala

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Changes in sexual desires and behaviours of people living with HIV after initiation of ART: Implications for HIV prevention and health promotion

Joyce Wamoyi, Martin Mbonye, Janet Seeley, Josephine Birungi, Shabbar Jaffar

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Porn video shows, local brew, and transactional sex: HIV risk among youth in Kisumu, Kenya

Carolyne Njue, Helene ACM Voeten, Pieter Remes

01.12.2011 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Why have total cholesterol levels declined in most developed countries?

Simon Capewell, Earl S Ford

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Low physical fitness is a strong predictor of health problems among young men: a follow-up study of 1411 male conscripts

Henri Taanila, Antti JM Hemminki, Jaana H Suni, Harri Pihlajamäki, Jari Parkkari

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Population based estimates of non-fatal injuries in the capital of Iran

Soheil Saadat, Mostafa Mafi, Mahdi Sharif-Alhoseini

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Assessing socioeconomic health care utilization inequity in Israel: impact of alternative approaches to morbidity adjustment

Efrat Shadmi, Ran D Balicer, Karen Kinder, Chad Abrams, Jonathan P Weiner

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Overweight at age two years in a multi-ethnic cohort (ABCD study): the role of prenatal factors, birth outcomes and postnatal factors

Marieke LA de Hoog, Manon van Eijsden, Karien Stronks, Reinoud JBJ Gemke, Tanja GM Vrijkotte

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Factors Influencing Receipt of Iron Supplementation by Young Children and their Mothers in Rural India: Local and National Cross-Sectional Studies

Sant-Rayn Pasricha, Beverley-Ann Biggs, NS Prashanth, H Sudarshan, Rob Moodie, Jim Black, Arun Shet

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Effectiveness of the home-based alcohol prevention program "In control: No alcohol!": study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Suzanne HW Mares, Haske van der Vorst, Anna Lichtwarck-Aschoff, Ingrid Schulten, Jacqueline EE Verdurmen, Roy Otten, Rutger CME Engels

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Complex problems require complex solutions: the utility of social quality theory for addressing the Social Determinants of Health

Paul R Ward, Samantha B Meyer, Fiona Verity, Tiffany K Gill, Tini CN Luong

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Spring cleaning as a safety risk: results of a population-based study in two consecutive years

Soheil Saadat, Mojgan Karbakhsh

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Perceived social approval and condom use with casual partners among youth in urban Cameroon

Ronan Van Rossem, Dominique Meekers

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Non-pharmacological treatment of hypertension in primary health care: A comparative clinical trial of two education strategies in health and nutrition

Amanda G Ribeiro, Sônia MR Ribeiro, Cristina MGC Dias, Andréia Q Ribeiro, Fátima AF Castro, Maria M Suárez-Varela, Rosângela MM Cotta

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Effectiveness of interventions to improve the health and housing status of homeless people: a rapid systematic review

Donna Fitzpatrick-Lewis, Rebecca Ganann, Shari Krishnaratne, Donna Ciliska, Fiona Kouyoumdjian, Stephen W Hwang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Evolution in intergenerational exchanges between elderly people and their grandchildren in Taiwan; data from a multiple round cross-sectional study from 1993 to 2007

Feng-jen Tsai, Sandrine Motamed, Nadia Elia, André C Rougemont

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Homelessness among a cohort of women in street-based sex work: the need for safer environment interventions

Putu Duff, Kathleen Deering, Kate Gibson, Mark Tyndall, Kate Shannon

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Neighborhood disparities in stroke and myocardial infarction mortality: a GIS and spatial scan statistics approach

Ashley Pedigo, Tim Aldrich, Agricola Odoi

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Interventions targeting social isolation in older people: a systematic review

Andy P Dickens, Suzanne H Richards, Colin J Greaves, John L Campbell

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The protocol of a randomized controlled trial for playgroup mothers: Reminder on Food, Relaxation, Exercise, and Support for Health (REFRESH) Program

Sarojini MDR Monteiro, Jonine Jancey, Peter Howat, Sharyn Burns, Carlie Jones, Satvinder S Dhaliwal, Alexandra McManus, Andrew P Hills, Annie S Anderson

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Rationale, design and methods for a randomised and controlled trial of the impact of virtual reality games on motor competence, physical activity, and mental health in children with developmental coordination disorder

Leon M Straker, Amity C Campbell, Lyn M Jensen, Deborah R Metcalf, Anne J Smith, Rebecca A Abbott, Clare M Pollock, Jan P Piek

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Neighborhood built environment and physical activity of Japanese older adults: results from the Aichi Gerontological Evaluation Study (AGES)

Tomoya Hanibuchi, Ichiro Kawachi, Tomoki Nakaya, Hiroshi Hirai, Katsunori Kondo

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Substance use and its predictors among undergraduate medical students of Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia

Wakgari Deressa, Aklilu Azazh

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Evaluation of the impact of the voucher and accreditation approach on improving reproductive behaviors and status in Cambodia

Benjamin Bellows, Charlotte Warren, Saphonn Vonthanak, Chhea Chhorvann, Hean Sokhom, Chean Men, Ashish Bajracharya, Ubaidur Rob, Tung Rathavy

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The effectiveness of Stepping stones Triple P: the design of a randomised controlled trial on a parenting programme regarding children with mild intellectual disability and psychosocial problems versus care as usual

Marijke Kleefman, Daniëlle EMC Jansen, Sijmen A Reijneveld

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Estimating the lifetime economic burden of stroke according to the age of onset in South Korea: a cost of illness study

Hye-Young Kang, Seung-Ji Lim, Hae Sun Suh, Danny Liew

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Barriers to antiretroviral therapy adherence in rural Mozambique

Kate Groh, Carolyn M Audet, Alberto Baptista, Mohsin Sidat, Alfredo Vergara, Sten H Vermund, Troy D Moon

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Factors associated with parental recognition of a child's overweight status - a cross sectional study

Marja L Vanhala, Sirkka M Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi, Kaisu M Kaikkonen, Jaana H Laitinen, Raija I Korpelainen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Patterns, trends and sex differences in HIV/AIDS reported mortality in Latin American countries: 1996-2007

Monica Alonso Gonzalez, Luise Martin, Sergio Munoz, Jerry O Jacobson

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Rationale and methods of the multicenter randomised trial of a heart failure management programme among geriatric patients (HF-Geriatrics)

Carlos Rodríguez Pascual, Emilio Paredes Galán, Jose Luis Gonzalez Guerrero, Rocio Menendez Colino, Pedro Abizanda Soler, Mercedes Hornillos Calvo, Juan Jose Solano Jaurieta, Jorge Manzarbeitia Arambarri, Jose Manuel Ribera Casado, Fernando Rodríguez-Artalejo

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Effectiveness of a family-centered method for the early identification of social-emotional and behavioral problems in children: a quasi experimental study

Margriet Hielkema, Andrea F de Winter, Gea de Meer, Sijmen A Reijneveld

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

South Yorkshire Cohort: a 'cohort trials facility' study of health and weight - Protocol for the recruitment phase

Clare Relton, Paul Bissell, Christine Smith, Joanna Blackburn, Cindy L Cooper, Jon Nicholl, Angela Tod, Rob Copeland, Amanda Loban, Tim Chater, Kate Thomas, Tracy Young, Carol Weir, Gill Harrison, Alison Millbourn, Rachel Manners

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Concurrent sexual partnerships and associated factors: a cross-sectional population-based survey in a rural community in Africa with a generalised HIV epidemic

Dermot Maher, Laban Waswa, Alex Karabarinde, Kathy Baisley

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The injury epidemiology of cyclists based on a road trauma registry

Emmanuelle Amoros, Mireille Chiron, Bertrand Thélot, Bernard Laumon

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Study protocol: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a 12-week physical activity and nutritional education program for overweight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women

Karla J Canuto, Robyn A McDermott, Margaret Cargo, Adrian J Esterman

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Oral health and social and emotional well-being in a birth cohort of Aboriginal Australian young adults

Lisa M Jamieson, Yin C Paradies, Wendy Gunthorpe, Sheree J Cairney, Susan M Sayers

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A school-based intervention to promote physical activity among adolescent girls: Rationale, design, and baseline data from the Girls in Sport group randomised controlled trial

Anthony D Okely, Wayne G Cotton, David R Lubans, Philip J Morgan, Lauren Puglisi, Judy Miller, Jan Wright, Marijka J Batterham, Louisa R Peralta, Janine Perry

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The stigma of obesity in the general public and its implications for public health - a systematic review

Claudia Sikorski, Melanie Luppa, Marie Kaiser, Heide Glaesmer, Georg Schomerus, Hans-Helmut König, Steffi G Riedel-Heller

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Socio-demographic, psychosocial and home-environmental attributes associated with adults' domestic screen time

Delfien Van Dyck, Greet Cardon, Benedicte Deforche, Neville Owen, Katrien De Cocker, Katrien Wijndaele, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Determinants of self-rated health in old age: A population-based, cross-sectional study using the International Classification of Functioning

Solveig A Arnadottir, Elin D Gunnarsdottir, Hans Stenlund, Lillemor Lundin-Olsson

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Diet, physical exercise and cognitive behavioral training as a combined workplace based intervention to reduce body weight and increase physical capacity in health care workers - a randomized controlled trial

Jeanette R Christensen, Anne Faber, Dorte Ekner, Kristian Overgaard, Andreas Holtermann, Karen Søgaard

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A longitudinal qualitative study examining the factors impacting on the ability of persons with T1DM to assimilate the Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating (DAFNE) principles into daily living and how these factors change over time

Dympna Casey, Kathy Murphy, Julia Lawton, Florence Findlay White, Sean Dineen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Physicians are a key to encouraging cessation of smoking among people living with HIV/AIDS: a cross-sectional study in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

Rachel M Amiya, Krishna C Poudel, Kalpana Poudel-Tandukar, Jun Kobayashi, Basu D Pandey, Masamine Jimba

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Stability and change in health behaviours as predictors for disability pension: a prospective cohort study of Swedish twins

Annina Ropponen, Jurgita Narusyte, Kristina Alexanderson, Pia Svedberg

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Socioeconomic status and race/ethnicity independently predict health decline among older diabetics

Emily J Nicklett

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

With good intentions: complexity in unsolicited informal support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. A qualitative study

Nathaniel J Ward, Tanisha Jowsey, Penny J Haora, Clive Aspin, Laurann E Yen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Determinants for HIV testing and counselling in Nairobi urban informal settlements

Abdhalah K Ziraba, Nyovani J Madise, James K Kimani, Samuel Oti, George Mgomella, Mwau Matilu, Alex Ezeh

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Correlates of sunscreen use among high school students: a cross-sectional survey

Carolyn J Heckman, Elliot J Coups

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Risk factors for respiratory work disability in a cohort of pulp mill workers exposed to irritant gases

Nicola Murgia, Kjell Torén, Jeong-Lim Kim, Eva Andersson

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Program for expectant and new mothers: a population-based study of participation

Marni D Brownell, Mariette Chartier, Wendy Au, Jennifer Schultz

01.12.2011 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A life course approach to injury prevention: a "lens and telescope" conceptual model

Jamie Hosking, Shanthi Ameratunga, Susan Morton, Danilo Blank

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The impact and process of a community-led intervention on reducing environmental inequalities related to physical activity and healthy eating - a pilot study

Rachel C Davey, Gemma L Hurst, Graham R Smith, Sarah C Grogan, Judy Kurth

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Emotional impact of screening: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ruth E Collins, Laureen M Lopez, Theresa M Marteau

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Awareness of health risks related to body art practices among youth in Naples, Italy: a descriptive convenience sample study

Francesca Gallè, Caterina Mancusi, Valeria Di Onofrio, Aniello Visciano, Vincenza Alfano, Roberto Mastronuzzi, Marco Guida, Giorgio Liguori

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Violence witnessing, perpetrating and victimization in medellin, Colombia: a random population survey

Luis F Duque, Nilton E Montoya, Alexandra Restrepo

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Factors associated with initiation and completion of the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine series in an ontario cohort of grade 8 girls

Leah M Smith, Paul Brassard, Jeffrey C Kwong, Shelley L Deeks, Anne K Ellis, Linda E Lévesque

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Association between Body Mass Index and depression: the "fat and jolly" hypothesis for adolescents girls

Anne Revah-Levy, Mario Speranza, Caroline Barry, Christine Hassler, Isabelle Gasquet, Marie-Rose Moro, Bruno Falissard

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The effect of perceived discrimination on the health of immigrant workers in Spain

Andrés A Agudelo-Suárez, Elena Ronda-Pérez, Diana Gil-González, Carmen Vives-Cases, Ana M García, Carlos Ruiz-Frutos, Emily Felt, Fernando G Benavides

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Health risk factors and self-rated health among job-seekers

Jennis Freyer-Adam, Beate Gaertner, Stefanie Tobschall, Ulrich John

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The Big Drink Debate: perceptions of the impact of price on alcohol consumption from a large scale cross-sectional convenience survey in north west England

Penny A Cook, Penelope A Phillips-Howard, Michela Morleo, Corinne Harkins, Linford Briant, Mark A Bellis

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Do expert assessments converge? An exploratory case study of evaluating and managing a blood supply risk

John Eyles, Nancy Heddle, Kathryn Webert, Emmy Arnold, Bronwen McCurdy

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Hands4U: A multifaceted strategy to implement guideline-based recommendations to prevent hand eczema in health care workers: design of a randomised controlled trial and (cost) effectiveness evaluation

Esther WC van der Meer, Cécile RL Boot, Frank HW Jungbauer, Jac JL van der Klink, Thomas Rustemeyer, Pieter Jan Coenraads, Joost W van der Gulden, Johannes R Anema

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and metabolic syndrome in adolescents: A cross-sectional study

Antonio Stabelini Neto, Jeffer E Sasaki, Luis PG Mascarenhas, Margaret CS Boguszewski, Rodrigo Bozza, Anderson Z Ulbrich, Sergio G da Silva, Wagner de Campos

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Socio-demographic and AIDS-related factors associated with tuberculosis stigma in southern Thailand: a quantitative, cross-sectional study of stigma among patients with TB and healthy community members

Aaron M Kipp, Petchawan Pungrassami, Kittikorn Nilmanat, Sohini Sengupta, Charles Poole, Ronald P Strauss, Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong, Annelies Van Rie

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Frequency of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing in urban vs. rural areas of the United States: Results from a nationally-representative sample

Michael E Ohl, Eli Perencevich

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Temporal trends (1977-2007) and ethnic inequity in child mortality in rural villages of southern Guinea Bissau

Ila Fazzio, Vera Mann, Peter Boone

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

An evaluation of factors associated with taking and responding positive to the tuberculin skin test in individuals with HIV/AIDS

Líbia CRV Moura, Ricardo AA Ximenes, Heloísa L Ramos, Demócrito B Miranda Filho, Carolina DP Freitas, Rosangela MS Silva, Isabella Coimbra, Joanna d'Arc L Batista, Ulisses R Montarroyos, Maria de Fátima P Militão Albuquerque

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Can we use the pharmacy data to estimate the prevalence of chronic conditions? a comparison of multiple data sources

Francesco Chini, Patrizio Pezzotti, Letizia Orzella, Piero Borgia, Gabriella Guasticchi

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Factors associated with default from treatment among tuberculosis patients in nairobi province, Kenya: A case control study

Bernard N Muture, Margaret N Keraka, Peter K Kimuu, Ephantus W Kabiru, Victor O Ombeka, Francis Oguya

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Introduction of organised mammography screening in Tyrol: results following first year of complete rollout

Willi Oberaigner, Martin Daniaux, Sabine Geiger-Gritsch, Rudolf Knapp, Uwe Siebert, Wolfgang Buchberger

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Analysis of injury death trends among women in Macheng City, China, 1984-2008

Yang Hu, Li Wu, Xiang Yu, Dekai Zhang, Xiaoxian Liu, Youjie Wang

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Health care for immigrants in Europe: Is there still consensus among country experts about principles of good practice? A Delphi study

Walter Devillé, Tim Greacen, Marija Bogic, Marie Dauvrin, Sónia Dias, Andrea Gaddini, Natasja Koitzsch Jensen, Christina Karamanidou, Ulrike Kluge, Ritva Mertaniemi, Rosa Puigpinós i Riera, Attila Sárváry, Joaquim JF Soares, Mindaugas Stankunas, Christa Straßmayr, Marta Welbel, Stefan Priebe

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Parental alcohol use and adolescent school adjustment in the general population: Results from the HUNT study

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

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Sense of coherence predicts post-myocardial infarction trajectory of leisure time physical activity: a prospective cohort study

Vicki Myers, Yaacov Drory, Yariv Gerber, the Israel Study Group on First Acute Myocardial Infarction

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Trends in solids/liquids poisoning suicide rates in Taiwan: a test of the substitution hypothesis

Jin-Jia Lin, Tsung-Hsueh Lu

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The effect of housing on the mental health of older people: the impact of lifetime housing history in Whitehall II

Philippa L Howden-Chapman, Tarani Chandola, Mai Stafford, Michael Marmot

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Successful implementation of a wellness and tobacco cessation curriculum in psychosocial rehabilitation clubhouses

Joseph GL Lee, Leah M Ranney, Adam O Goldstein, Anna McCullough, Sterling M Fulton-Smith, Nicole O Collins

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Trends in poisoning hospitalization and mortality in Taiwan, 1999-2008: a retrospective analysis

Wu-Chien Chien, Jin-Ding Lin, Ching-Huang Lai, Chi-Hsiang Chung, Yu-Chen Hung

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Excess risk attributable to traditional cardiovascular risk factors in clinical practice settings across Europe - The EURIKA Study

Eliseo Guallar, José R Banegas, Elena Blasco-Colmenares, F Javier Jiménez, Jean Dallongeville, Julian P Halcox, Claudio Borghi, Elvira L Massó-González, Mónica Tafalla, Joep Perk, Guy De Backer, Philippe G Steg, Fernando Rodríguez-Artalejo

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Community patterns of stigma towards persons living with HIV: A population-based latent class analysis from rural Vietnam

Anastasia Pharris, Nguyen Phuong Hoa, Carol Tishelman, Gaetano Marrone, Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc, Ruairí Brugha, Anna Thorson

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The sydney playground project: popping the bubblewrap - unleashing the power of play: a cluster randomized controlled trial of a primary school playground-based intervention aiming to increase children's physical activity and social skills

Anita C Bundy, Geraldine Naughton, Paul Tranter, Shirley Wyver, Louise Baur, Wendy Schiller, Adrian Bauman, Lina Engelen, Jo Ragen, Tim Luckett, Anita Niehues, Gabrielle Stewart, Glenda Jessup, Jennie Brentnall

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The clustering of health behaviours in Ireland and their relationship with mental health, self-rated health and quality of life

Mary C Conry, Karen Morgan, Philip Curry, Hannah McGee, Janas Harrington, Mark Ward, Emer Shelley

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Detection of events of public health importance under the international health regulations: a toolkit to improve reporting of unusual events by frontline healthcare workers

Emily MacDonald, Preben Aavitsland, Dounia Bitar, Katrine Borgen

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Assessing the impact of a food supplement on the nutritional status and body composition of HIV-infected Zambian women on ARVs

Rodah M Zulu, Nuala M Byrne, Grace K Munthali, James Chipeta, Ray Handema, Mofu Musonda, Andrew P Hills

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Supermarket Healthy Eating for Life (SHELf): protocol of a randomised controlled trial promoting healthy food and beverage consumption through price reduction and skill-building strategies

Kylie Ball, Sarah A McNaughton, Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Nick Andrianopoulos, Victoria Inglis, Briohny McNeilly, Ha ND Le, Deborah Leslie, Christina Pollard, David Crawford

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the Adolescent Stress Questionnaire in a sample of European adolescents - the HELENA study

Tineke De Vriendt, Els Clays, Luis A Moreno, Patrick Bergman, Germán Vicente-Rodriguez, Eniko Nagy, Sabine Dietrich, Yannis Manios, Stefaan De Henauw, the HELENA Study Group

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Reading and writing difficulties in adolescence and later risk of welfare dependence. A ten year follow-up, the HUNT Study, Norway

Kristine Pape, Johan H Bjørngaard, Steinar Westin, Turid L Holmen, Steinar Krokstad

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in Nauru

Amina Khambalia, Philayrath Phongsavan, Ben J Smith, Kieren Keke, Li Dan, Andrew Fitzhardinge, Adrian E Bauman

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

More support for mothers: a qualitative study on factors affecting immunisation behaviour in Kampala, Uganda

Juliet N Babirye, Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Juliet Kiguli, Henry Wamani, Fred Nuwaha, Ingunn MS Engebretsen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Why the increase in under five mortality in Uganda from 1995 to 2000? A retrospective analysis

Fred Nuwaha, Juliet Babirye, Natal Ayiga

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Hyperhomocysteinemia is independently associated with albuminuria in the population-based CoLaus study

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

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

HIV/AIDS among youth in urban informal (slum) settlements in Kenya: What are the correlates of and motivations for HIV testing?

Caroline W Kabiru, Donatien Beguy, Joanna Crichton, Eliya M Zulu

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Perspectives on child diarrhoea management and health service use among ethnic minority caregivers in Vietnam

Thilde Rheinländer, Helle Samuelsen, Anders Dalsgaard, Flemming Konradsen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Peer-based behavioral health program for drug users in China: a pilot study

Song-Ying Shen, Zhou-Bin Zhang, Joseph D Tucker, Helena Chang, Guan-Rong Zhang, Ai-Hua Lin

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Pertussis resurgence in Toronto, Canada: a population-based study including test-incidence feedback modeling

David N Fisman, Patrick Tang, Tanya Hauck, Susan Richardson, Steven J Drews, Donald E Low, Frances Jamieson

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Work related characteristics, work-home and home-work interference and burnout among primary healthcare physicians: A gender perspective in a Serbian context

Katarina Putnik, Inge Houkes

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A registry-based follow-up study, comparing the incidence of cardiovascular disease in native Danes and immigrants born in Turkey, Pakistan and the former Yugoslavia: do social inequalities play a role?

Nana F Hempler, Finn B Larsen, Signe S Nielsen, Finn Diderichsen, Anne H Andreasen, Torben Jørgensen

01.12.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Sustainability of programs to reach high risk and marginalized populations living with HIV in resource limited settings: implications for HIV treatment and prevention

Brian T Montague, Bea Vuylsteke, Anne Buvé

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Student public commitment in a school-based diabetes prevention project: impact on physical health and health behavior

Lynn L DeBar, Margaret Schneider, Kimberly L Drews, Eileen G Ford, Diane D Stadler, Esther L Moe, Mamie White, Arthur E Hernandez, Sara Solomon, Ann Jessup, Elizabeth M Venditti, the HEALTHY study group

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Mindful "Vitality in Practice": an intervention to improve the work engagement and energy balance among workers; the development and design of the randomised controlled trial

Jantien van Berkel, Karin I Proper, Cécile RL Boot, Paulien M Bongers, Allard J van der Beek

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Smoking behaviour predicts tobacco control attitudes in a high smoking prevalence hospital: A cross-sectional study in a Portuguese teaching hospital prior to the national smoking ban

Sofia B Ravara, Jose M Calheiros, Pedro Aguiar, Luis Taborda Barata

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Awareness and knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among school-going adolescents in Europe: a systematic review of published literature

Florence N Samkange-Zeeb, Lena Spallek, Hajo Zeeb

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The effect of a periodontal intervention on cardiovascular risk markers in Indigenous Australians with periodontal disease: the PerioCardio study

Michael R Skilton, Louise J Maple-Brown, Kostas Kapellas, David S Celermajer, Mark Bartold, Alex Brown, Kerin O'Dea, Gary D Slade, Lisa M Jamieson

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Who participates in internet-based worksite weight loss programs?

Wen You, Fabio A Almeida, Jamie M Zoellner, Jennie L Hill, Courtney A Pinard, Kacie C Allen, Russell E Glasgow, Laura A Linnan, Paul A Estabrooks

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A prospective cohort study of long-term cognitive changes in older Medicare beneficiaries

Fredric D Wolinsky, Suzanne E Bentler, Jason Hockenberry, Michael P Jones, Paula A Weigel, Brian Kaskie, Robert B Wallace

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Population level determinants of acute mountain sickness among young men: a retrospective study

Xiaoxiao Li, Fasheng Tao, Tao Pei, Haiyan You, Yan Liu, Yuqi Gao

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Self-rated health does not predict 10-year weight change among middle-aged adults in a longitudinal population study

Margareta Norberg, Kristina Lindvall, Paul L Jenkins, Maria Emmelin, Göran Lönnberg, Anne N Nafziger

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Long term virological, immunological and mortality outcomes in a cohort of HIV-infected female sex workers treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy in Africa

Charlotte Huet, Abdoulaye Ouedraogo, Issouf Konaté, Isidore Traore, François Rouet, Antoinette Kaboré, Anselme Sanon, Philippe Mayaud, Philippe Van de Perre, Nicolas Nagot

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

An evaluation of Birmingham Own Health®telephone care management service among patients with poorly controlled diabetes. a retrospective comparison with the General Practice Research Database

Rachel E Jordan, Robert J Lancashire, Peymané Adab

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Determinants of insecticide treated nets use among youth corp members in Edo State, Nigeria

Olorunfemi E Amoran, Idowu O Senbanjo, Chuks E Asagwara

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Income and education as predictors of return to working life among younger stroke patients

Sven Trygged, Kozma Ahacic, Ingemar Kåreholt

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A trial of a job-specific workers' health surveillance program for construction workers: study protocol

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

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Improving STD testing behavior among high-risk young adults by offering STD testing at a vocational school

Laura WL Spauwen, Christian JPA Hoebe, Elfi EHG Brouwers, Nicole HTM Dukers-Muijrers

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

DiAlert: a lifestyle education programme aimed at people with a positive family history of type 2 diabetes and overweight, study protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Wieke H Heideman, Vera Nierkens, Karien Stronks, Barend JC Middelkoop, Jos WR Twisk, Arnoud P Verhoeff, Maartje de Wit, Frank J Snoek

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

High acceptance of home-based HIV counseling and testing in an urban community setting in Uganda

Juliet N Sekandi, Hassard Sempeera, Justin List, Micheal Angel Mugerwa, Stephen Asiimwe, Xiaoping Yin, Christopher C Whalen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Secular trends: a ten-year comparison of the amount and type of physical activity and inactivity of random samples of adolescents in the Czech Republic

Dagmar Sigmundová, Walid El Ansari, Erik Sigmund, Karel Frömel

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Prevalence and socioeconomic correlates of overweight and obesity among Pakistani primary school children

Muhammad Umair Mushtaq, Sibgha Gull, Hussain Muhammad Abdullah, Ubeera Shahid, Mushtaq Ahmad Shad, Javed Akram

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A multilevel analysis on the relationship between neighbourhood poverty and public hospital utilization: is the high Indigenous morbidity avoidable?

Yuejen Zhao, Jiqiong You, Steven L Guthridge, Andy H Lee

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Male gender preference, female gender disadvantage as risk factors for psychological morbidity in Pakistani women of childbearing age - a life course perspective

Farah Qadir, Murad M Khan, Girmay Medhin, Martin Prince

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Using 'may contain' labelling to inform food choice: a qualitative study of nut allergic consumers

Julie Barnett, Kate Muncer, Jo Leftwich, Richard Shepherd, Monique M Raats, M Hazel Gowland, Kate Grimshaw, Jane S Lucas

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Postcode Lotteries in Public Health - The NHS Health Checks Programme in North West London

Clare EM Graley, Katherine F May, David C McCoy

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Factors associated with chemical burns in Zhejiang province, China: An epidemiological study

Yuan H Zhang, Chun M Han, Guo X Chen, Chun J Ye, Rui M Jiang, Li P Liu, Liang F Ni

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The burden of diabetes mortality in Finland 1988-2007 - A brief report

Kristiina Manderbacka, Riina Peltonen, Seppo Koskinen, Pekka Martikainen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

HIV Risk and Associations of HIV Infection among men who have sex with men in Peri-Urban Cape Town, South Africa

Stefan Baral, Earl Burrell, Andrew Scheibe, Ben Brown, Chris Beyrer, Linda-Gail Bekker

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Body piercing and tattoos: a survey on young adults' knowledge of the risks and practices in body art

Alessia Quaranta, Christian Napoli, Fabrizio Fasano, Claudio Montagna, Giuseppina Caggiano, Maria Teresa Montagna

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Promoting male involvement to improve PMTCT uptake and reduce antenatal HIV infection: a cluster randomized controlled trial protocol

Karl Peltzer, Deborah Jones, Stephen M Weiss, Elisa Shikwane

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Water outage increases the risk of gastroenteritis and eyes and skin diseases

Ling-Ya Huang, Yu-Chun Wang, Chung-Ming Liu, Trong-Neng Wu, Chang-Hung Chou, Fung-Chang Sung, Chin-Ching Wu

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Effectiveness of proactive telephone counselling for smoking cessation in parents: Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

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

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

High prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and its association with obesity and metabolic syndrome among Malay adults in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Foong-Ming Moy, Awang Bulgiba

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Randomized controlled trial of mailed Nicotine Replacement Therapy to Canadian smokers: study protocol

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

01.12.2011 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Developing public health clinical decision support systems (CDSS) for the outpatient community in New York City: our experience

Sam Amirfar, John Taverna, Sheila Anane, Jesse Singer

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Family psychosocial characteristics influencing criminal behaviour and mortality - possible mediating factors: a longitudinal study of male and female subjects in the Stockholm Birth Cohort

Britt af Klinteberg, Ylva Almquist, Ulla Beijer, Per-Anders Rydelius

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Case-based reported mortality associated with laboratory-confirmed influenza A(H1N1) 2009 virus infection in the Netherlands: the 2009-2010 pandemic season versus the 2010-2011 influenza season

Rianne AB van Gageldonk-Lafeber, Rob M Riesmeijer, Ingrid HM Friesema, Adam Meijer, Leslie D Isken, Aura Timen, Marianne AB van der Sande

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Can primary care data be used to monitor regional smoking prevalence? An analysis of The Health Improvement Network primary care data

Tessa E Langley, Lisa C Szatkowski, Stephen Wythe, Sarah A Lewis

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Cardiovascular risk among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal smoking male prisoners: inequalities compared to the wider community

Robyn L Richmond, Kay A Wilhelm, Devon Indig, Tony G Butler, Vicki A Archer, Alex D Wodak

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

School environment factors were associated with BMI among adolescents in Xi'an City, China

Ming Li, Michael J Dibley, Hong Yan

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The potential impact of immunization campaign budget re-allocation on global eradication of paediatric infectious diseases

Tiffany Fitzpatrick, Chris T Bauch

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Metabolically healthy and unhealthy obesity phenotypes in the general population: the FIN-D2D Survey

Pia Pajunen, Anna Kotronen, Eeva Korpi-Hyövälti, Sirkka Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi, Heikki Oksa, Leo Niskanen, Timo Saaristo, Juha T Saltevo, Jouko Sundvall, Mauno Vanhala, Matti Uusitupa, Markku Peltonen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Anthropometrically determined nutritional status of urban primary schoolchildren in Makurdi, Nigeria

Daniel T Goon, Abel L Toriola, Brandon S Shaw, Lateef O Amusa, Makama A Monyeki, Oluwadare Akinyemi, Olubola A Alabi

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A comprehensive situation assessment of injection practices in primary health care hospitals in Bangladesh

AK Azad Chowdhury, Tapash Roy, ABM Faroque, Sitesh C Bachar, Muhammad Asaduzzaman, Nishat Nasrin, Nahid Akter, Hamidur Rahman Gazi, Abul Kalam Lutful Kabir, Masuma Parvin, Claire Anderson

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Who pays and who benefits? How different models of shared responsibilities between formal and informal carers influence projections of costs of dementia management

Victor Vickland, Joel Werner, Thomas Morris, Geoff McDonnell, Brian Draper, Lee-Fay Low, Henry Brodaty

01.12.2011 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Erratum to: Emotional impact of screening: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Ruth E Collins, Laureen M Lopez, Theresa M Marteau

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Alimentary fluoride intake in preschool children

Edgar Oganessian, Romana Ivancakova, Erika Lencova, Zdenek Broukal

01.12.2011 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Pain as a global public health priority

Daniel S Goldberg, Summer J McGee

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A randomised controlled trial among cleaners-Effects on strength, balance and kinesiophobia

Marie Birk Jørgensen, John Ektor-Andersen, Gisela Sjøgaard, Andreas Holtermann, Karen Søgaard

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

SPACE for physical activity - a multicomponent intervention study: study design and baseline findings from a cluster randomized controlled trial

Mette Toftager, Lars B Christiansen, Peter L Kristensen, Jens Troelsen

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Determinants of fertility in rural Ethiopia: the case of Butajira Demographic Surveillance System (DSS)

Wubegzier Mekonnen, Alemayehu Worku

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A pilot study of Aboriginal health promotion from an ecological perspective

Rachel E Reilly, Marion Cincotta, Joyce Doyle, Bradley R Firebrace, Margaret Cargo, Gemma van den Tol, Denise Morgan-Bulled, Kevin G Rowley, the Heart Health Project Steering Committee

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

A school-based resilience intervention to decrease tobacco, alcohol and marijuana use in high school students

Rebecca K Hodder, Justine Daly, Megan Freund, Jenny Bowman, Trevor Hazell, John Wiggers

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Analysis of changes in the association of income and the utilization of curative health services in Mexico between 2000 and 2006

Laura G Danese-dlSantos, Sandra G Sosa-Rubí, Atanacio Valencia-Mendoza

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Effect of an electronic nicotine delivery device (e-Cigarette) on smoking reduction and cessation: a prospective 6-month pilot study

Riccardo Polosa, Pasquale Caponnetto, Jaymin B Morjaria, Gabriella Papale, Davide Campagna, Cristina Russo

01.12.2011 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

The ACCOMPLISH study. A cluster randomised trial on the cost-effectiveness of a multicomponent intervention to improve hand hygiene compliance and reduce healthcare associated infections

Vicki Erasmus, Anita Huis, Anke Oenema, Pepijn van Empelen, Matthijs C Boog, Elise HE van Beeck, Suzanne Polinder, Ewout W Steyerberg, Jan Hendrik Richardus, Margreet C Vos, Ed F van Beeck

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Relationship of obesity to physical activity, domestic activities, and sedentary behaviours: cross-sectional findings from a national cohort of over 70,000 Thai adults

Emily Banks, Lynette Lim, Sam-Ang Seubsman, Chris Bain, Adrian Sleigh

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Integration of priority population, health and nutrition interventions into health systems: systematic review

Rifat Atun, Thyra E de Jongh, Federica V Secci, Kelechi Ohiri, Olusoji Adeyi, Josip Car

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

High caseload of childhood tuberculosis in hospitals on Java Island, Indonesia: a cross sectional study

Trisasi Lestari, Ari Probandari, Anna-Karin Hurtig, Adi Utarini

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

An integrated structural intervention to reduce vulnerability to HIV and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Karnataka state, south India

Vandana Gurnani, Tara S Beattie, Parinita Bhattacharjee, HL Mohan, Srinath Maddur, Reynold Washington, Shajy Isac, BM Ramesh, Stephen Moses, James F Blanchard, CFAR Team

01.12.2011 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Factor analysis of self-treatment in diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional study

Negin Masoudi Alavi, Leila Alami, Sedigheh Taefi, Gholamali Shojae Gharabagh

01.12.2011 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2011 Open Access

Newspaper coverage of mental illness in the UK, 1992-2008

Robert Goulden, Elizabeth Corker, Sara Evans-Lacko, Diana Rose, Graham Thornicroft, Claire Henderson