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BMC Public Health 1/2014

Ausgabe 1/2014

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01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Using Q-methodology to explore people’s health seeking behavior and perception of the quality of primary care services

Nazar P Shabila, Namir G Al-Tawil, Tariq S Al-Hadithi, Egbert Sondorp

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence of hepatitis C in a Swiss sample of men who have sex with men: whom to screen for HCV infection?

Axel J Schmidt, Luis Falcato, Benedikt Zahno, Andrea Burri, Stephan Regenass, Beat Müllhaupt, Philip Bruggmann

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Dental caries and erosion status of 12-year-old Hong Kong children

Shinan Zhang, Alex MH Chau, Edward CM Lo, Chun-Hung Chu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The frequency of osteogenic activities and the pattern of intermittence between periods of physical activity and sedentary behaviour affects bone mineral content: the cross-sectional NHANES study

Sebastien FM Chastin, Oleksii Mandrichenko, Dawn A Skelton

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Brushing behavior among young adolescents: does perceived severity matter

Parisa Kasmaei, Farkhondeh Amin Shokravi, Alireza Hidarnia, Ebrahim Hajizadeh, Zahra Atrkar-Roushan, Kambiz Karimzadeh Shirazi, Ali Montazeri

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Watching sport on television, physical activity, and risk of obesity in older adults

Mark Hamer, Richard Weiler, Emmanuel Stamatakis

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Spatio-temporal analysis on enterovirus cases through integrated surveillance in Taiwan

Ta-Chien Chan, Jing-Shiang Hwang, Rung-Hung Chen, Chwan-Chuen King, Po-Huang Chiang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Beyond BMI: The “Metabolically healthy obese” phenotype & its association with clinical/subclinical cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality -- a systematic review

Lara L Roberson, Ehimen C Aneni, Wasim Maziak, Arthur Agatston, Theodore Feldman, Maribeth Rouseff, Thinh Tran, Michael J Blaha, Raul D Santos, Andrei Sposito, Mouaz H Al-Mallah, Ron Blankstein, Matthew J Budoff, Khurram Nasir

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Equity in adherence to and effect of prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation on child mortality: results from the MINIMat randomized trial, Bangladesh

Rubina Shaheen, Peter Kim Streatfield, Ruchira Tabassum Naved, Lars Lindholm, Lars Åke Persson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A qualitative comparative analysis of well-managed school sanitation in Bangladesh

Christie Chatterley, Amy Javernick-Will, Karl G Linden, Kawser Alam, Laure Bottinelli, Mohini Venkatesh

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A longitudinal study of the impact of chronic psychological stress on health-related quality of life and clinical biomarkers: protocol for the Australian Healthy Aging of Women Study

Charrlotte Seib, Eliza Whiteside, Janice Humphreys, Kathryn Lee, Patrick Thomas, Lisa Chopin, Gabrielle Crisp, Angela O’Keeffe, Michael Kimlin, Andrew Stacey, Debra Anderson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Influence of health behaviours on the incidence of infection and allergy in adolescents: the AFINOS cross-sectional study

Esther Nova, David Martínez-Gómez, Sonia Gómez-Martínez, Ana M Veses, Maria E Calle, Oscar L Veiga, Ascensión Marcos

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

State of non-communicable diseases in Nepal

Gajananda Prakash Bhandari, Mirak Raj Angdembe, Meghnath Dhimal, Sushma Neupane, Choplal Bhusal

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Masculinity, social context and HIV testing: an ethnographic study of men in Busia district, rural eastern Uganda

Godfrey E Siu, Daniel Wight, Janet A Seeley

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A review of life expectancy and infant mortality estimations for Australian Aboriginal people

Bronwen Phillips, Stephen Morrell, Richard Taylor, John Daniels

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Rationale and study design of the Japan environment and children’s study (JECS)

Toshihiro Kawamoto, Hiroshi Nitta, Katsuyuki Murata, Eisaku Toda, Naoya Tsukamoto, Manabu Hasegawa, Zentaro Yamagata, Fujio Kayama, Reiko Kishi, Yukihiro Ohya, Hirohisa Saito, Haruhiko Sago, Makiko Okuyama, Tsutomu Ogata, Susumu Yokoya, Yuji Koresawa, Yasuyuki Shibata, Shoji Nakayama, Takehiro Michikawa, Ayano Takeuchi, Hiroshi Satoh, Working Group of the Epidemiological Research for Children’s Environmental Health

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Associations between alcohol use disorders and adherence to antiretroviral treatment and quality of life amongst people living with HIV/AIDS

Bach Xuan Tran, Long Thanh Nguyen, Cuong Duy Do, Quyen Le Nguyen, Rachel Marie Maher

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Experience of physical violence and mental health among young men and women: a population-based study in Sweden

Maria Fridh, Martin Lindström, Maria Rosvall

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Semiparametric models for malaria rapid diagnosis test result

Dawit G Ayele, Temesgen T Zewotir, Henry G Mwambi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Correlates of perceived health related quality of life in obese, overweight and normal weight older adults: an observational study

Cinzia Giuli, Roberta Papa, Roberta Bevilacqua, Elisa Felici, Cristina Gagliardi, Fiorella Marcellini, Marco Boscaro, Marco De Robertis, Eugenio Mocchegiani, Emanuela Faloia, Giacomo Tirabassi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Physical activity and sedentary behavior among adolescents in rural South Africa: levels, patterns and correlates

Lisa K Micklesfield, Titilola M Pedro, Kathleen Kahn, John Kinsman, John M Pettifor, Stephen Tollman, Shane A Norris

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The importance of providing counselling and financial support to patients receiving treatment for multi-drug resistant TB: mixed method qualitative and pilot intervention studies

Sushil C Baral, Yeshoda Aryal, Rekha Bhattrai, Rebecca King, James N Newell

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effect of aerobic exercise and low carbohydrate diet on pre-diabetic non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in postmenopausal women and middle aged men – the role of gut microbiota composition: study protocol for the AELC randomized controlled trial

Wu Yi Liu, Da Jiang Lu, Xia Ming Du, Jian Qin Sun, Jun Ge, Ren Wei Wang, Ru Wang, Jun Zou, Chang Xu, Jie Ren, Xin Fei Wen, Yang Liu, Shu Mei Cheng, Xiao Tan, Satu Pekkala, Eveliina Munukka, Petri Wiklund, Yan Qiu Chen, Qing Gu, Zheng Chang Xia, Jun Jun Liu, Wen Bin Liu, Xue Bo Chen, Yi Min Zhang, Rui Li, Ronald J H Borra, Jia Xin Yao, Pei Jie Chen, Sulin Cheng

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Musculoskeletal pain and effort-reward imbalance- a systematic review

Peter Koch, Anja Schablon, Ute Latza, Albert Nienhaus

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A complex breastfeeding promotion and support intervention in a developing country: study protocol for a randomized clinical trial

Mona Nabulsi, Haya Hamadeh, Hani Tamim, Tamar Kabakian, Lama Charafeddine, Nadine Yehya, Durriyah Sinno, Saadieh Sidani

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Influenza vaccines and influenza antiviral drugs in Africa: are they available and do guidelines for their use exist?

Jazmin Duque, Meredith L McMorrow, Adam L Cohen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Validation of public health competencies and impact variables for low- and middle-income countries

Prisca AC Zwanikken, Lucy Alexander, Nguyen Thanh Huong, Xu Qian, Laura Magana Valladares, Nazar A Mohamed, Xiao Hua Ying, Maria Cecilia Gonzalez-Robledo, Le Cu Linh, Marwa SE Abuzaid Wadidi, Hanan Tahir, Sunisha Neupane, Albert Scherpbier

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Efficacy of family mediation and the role of family violence: study protocol

Helen Cleak, Margot Schofield, Andrew Bickerdike

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Intimate partner violence among women with mental health-related activity limitations: a Canadian population based study

Janice Du Mont, Tonia Forte

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Preventing substance misuse: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of the Strengthening Families Programme 10–14 UK (SFP 10–14 UK)

Jeremy Segrott, David Gillespie, Jo Holliday, Ioan Humphreys, Simon Murphy, Ceri Phillips, Hayley Reed, Heather Rothwell, David Foxcroft, Kerenza Hood, Zoe Roberts, Jonathan Scourfield, Claire Thomas, Laurence Moore

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors influencing tobacco use treatment patterns among Vietnamese health care providers working in community health centers

Donna Shelley, Tuo-Yen Tseng, Hieu Pham, Linh Nguyen, Sarah Keithly, Frances Stillman, Nam Nguyen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Messages that increase women’s intentions to abstain from alcohol during pregnancy: results from quantitative testing of advertising concepts

Kathryn E France, Robert J Donovan, Carol Bower, Elizabeth J Elliott, Janet M Payne, Heather D’Antoine, Anne E Bartu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Food items contributing most to variation in antioxidant intake; a cross-sectional study among Norwegian women

Samera Azeem Qureshi, Annette Christin Lund, Marit Bragelien Veierød, Monica Hauger Carlsen, Rune Blomhoff, Lene Frost Andersen, Giske Ursin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effect size and cost-effectiveness estimates of breast and cervical cancer screening reminders by population size through complete enumeration of Japanese local municipalities

Shigekazu Komoto, Yuji Nishiwaki, Tomonori Okamura, Hideo Tanaka, Toru Takebayashi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Socioeconomic factors associated with trajectories of caring by young and mid-aged women: a cohort study

Leigh Tooth, Gita Mishra

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Mental health problems in the 10thgrade and non-completion of upper secondary school: the mediating role of grades in a population-based longitudinal study

Åse Sagatun, Sonja Heyerdahl, Tore Wentzel-Larsen, Lars Lien

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

All-Wales licensed premises intervention (AWLPI): a randomised controlled trial to reduce alcohol-related violence

Simon C Moore, Claire O’Brien, Mohammed Fasihul Alam, David Cohen, Kerenza Hood, Chao Huang, Laurence Moore, Simon Murphy, Rebecca Playle, Vaseekaran Sivarajasingam, Irena Spasic, Anne Williams, Jonathan Shepherd

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The Be Our Ally Beat Smoking (BOABS) study, a randomised controlled trial of an intensive smoking cessation intervention in a remote aboriginal Australian health care setting

Julia V Marley, David Atkinson, Tracey Kitaura, Carmel Nelson, Dennis Gray, Sue Metcalf, Graeme P Maguire

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Strengthening the perception-assessment tools for dengue prevention: a cross-sectional survey in a temperate region (Madeira, Portugal)

Teresa Nazareth, Rosa Teodósio, Graça Porto, Luzia Gonçalves, Gonçalo Seixas, Ana Clara Silva, Carla Alexandra Sousa

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Influenza vaccination, inverse care and homelessness: cross-sectional survey of eligibility and uptake during the 2011/12 season in London

Alistair Story, Robert W Aldridge, Tat Gray, Stan Burridge, Andrew C Hayward

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Determinants of eating behaviour in university students: a qualitative study using focus group discussions

Tom Deliens, Peter Clarys, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Benedicte Deforche

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of the environment, physical activity, and screen time among young children and their parents

Valerie Carson, Andrei Rosu, Ian Janssen

01.12.2014 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An argument against the focus on Community Resilience in Public Health

Peter Allmark, Sadiq Bhanbhro, Tom Chrisp

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A population-based study of edentulism in the US: does depression and rural residency matter after controlling for potential confounders?

Daniel M Saman, Andrine Lemieux, Oscar Arevalo, May Nawal Lutfiyya

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

“There is hunger in my community”: a qualitative study of food security as a cyclical force in sex work in Swaziland

Rebecca Fielding-Miller, Zandile Mnisi, Darrin Adams, Stefan Baral, Caitlin Kennedy

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Investigation of an Influenza A (H3N2) outbreak in evacuation centres following the Great East Japan earthquake, 2011

Taro Kamigaki, Jin Seino, Kentaro Tohma, Nao Nukiwa-Soma, Kanako Otani, Hitoshi Oshitani

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Updating the evidence base on the operational costs of supplementary immunization activities for current and future accelerated disease control, elimination and eradication efforts

Gian Gandhi, Patrick Lydon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Victimization of Peruvian adolescents and health risk behaviors: young lives cohort

Benjamin T Crookston, Ray M Merrill, Stephanie Hedges, Cameron Lister, Joshua H West, P Cougar Hall

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The changing food outlet distributions and local contextual factors in the United States

Hsin-Jen Chen, Youfa Wang

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Promoting sexual and reproductive health among adolescents in southern and eastern Africa (PREPARE): project design and conceptual framework

Leif Edvard Aarø, Catherine Mathews, Sylvia Kaaya, Anne Ruhweza Katahoire, Hans Onya, Charles Abraham, Knut-Inge Klepp, Annegreet Wubs, Sander Matthijs Eggers, Hein de Vries

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Economic burden of seasonal influenza B in France during winter 2010-2011

Maria Laura Silva, Lionel Perrier, Hans-Martin Späth, Isidore Grog, Anne Mosnier, Nathalie Havet, Jean Marie Cohen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cross sectional survey of human-bat interaction in Australia: public health implications

Beverley J Paterson, Michelle T Butler, Keith Eastwood, Patrick M Cashman, Alison Jones, David N Durrheim

01.12.2014 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Holding a country countdown to 2015 conference on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – the Zambian experience

Victor M Mukonka, Sarai Malumo, Penelope Kalesha, Mary Nambao, Rodgers Mwale, Kasonde Mwinga, Mary Katepa-Bwalya, Olusegan Babaniyi, Elizabeth Mason, Caroline Phiri, Pauline K Wamulume

01.12.2014 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Why the MDGs need good governance in pharmaceutical systems to promote global health

Jillian Clare Kohler, Tim Ken Mackey, Natalia Ovtcharenko

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patterns of condom use by men who have sex with men before and after the Avahan intervention in Andhra Pradesh state of India

G Anil Kumar, Rakhi Dandona, Ramesh Poluru, S Anil Chandran, Michel Alary, Lalit Dandona

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Behavioral and technological interventions targeting glycemic control in a racially/ethnically diverse population: a randomized controlled trial

Samuel N Forjuoh, Jane N Bolin, John C Huber Jr, Ann M Vuong, Omolola E Adepoju, Janet W Helduser, Dawn S Begaye, Anne Robertson, Darcy M Moudouni, Timethia J Bonner, Kenneth R McLeroy, Marcia G Ory

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Assessing the construct validity and reliability of the parental perception on antibiotics (PAPA) scales

Arwa Alumran, Xiang-Yu Hou, Jiandong Sun, Abdullah A Yousef, Cameron Hurst

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Adherence of pregnant women to Nordic dietary guidelines in relation to postpartum weight retention: results from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study

Anne von Ruesten, Anne Lise Brantsæter, Margaretha Haugen, Helle Margrete Meltzer, Kirsten Mehlig, Anna Winkvist, Lauren Lissner

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An exploratory survey measuring stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa: the People Living with HIV Stigma Index

Monika ML dos Santos, Pieter Kruger, Shaun E Mellors, Gustaaf Wolvaardt, Elna van der Ryst

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Household income and poor treatment outcome among patients with tuberculosis in Georgia: a cohort study

Mamuka Djibuti, Eka Mirvelashvili, Nutsa Makharashvili, Matthew J Magee

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Time to presentation, pattern and immediate health effects of alleged child sexual abuse at two tertiary hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Timketa Girgira, Birkneh Tilahun, Tigist Bacha

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Influence of patients’ disease knowledge and beliefs about medicines on medication adherence: findings from a cross-sectional survey among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Palestine

Waleed M Sweileh, Sa’ed H Zyoud, Rawan J Abu Nab’a, Mohammed I Deleq, Mohammed I Enaia, Sana’a M Nassar, Samah W Al-Jabi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cost-utility analysis of a randomized controlled weight loss trial among lactating overweight/obese women

Lars A Hagberg, Hilde K Brekke, Fredrik Bertz, Anna Winkvist

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Promotion of a healthy lifestyle among 5-year-old overweight children: health behavior outcomes of the 'Be active, eat right’ study

Amy van Grieken, Carry M Renders, Lydian Veldhuis, Caspar WN Looman, Remy A Hirasing, Hein Raat

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Association of weight misperception with weight loss in a diabetes prevention program

Andrea L Hernan, Vincent L Versace, Tiina Laatikainen, Erkki Vartiainen, Edward D Janus, James A Dunbar

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Formative research to develop a community-based intervention for chronic disease prevention in Guatemalan school-age children

Paola Letona, Manuel Ramirez-Zea, Benjamin Caballero, Joel Gittelsohn

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Planning for the future: cancer incidence projections in Switzerland up to 2019

Elisabetta Rapiti, Sandrine Guarnori, Bert Pastoors, Raymond Miralbell, Massimo Usel

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Urban, semi-urban and rural difference in the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Shaanxi province, northwestern China: a population-based survey

Shaoyong Xu, Jie Ming, Chao Yang, Bin Gao, Yi Wan, Ying Xing, Lei Zhang, Qiuhe Ji

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Tuberculosis case finding and isoniazid preventive therapy among people living with HIV at public health facilities of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional facility based study

Amenu Wesen Denegetu, Bethabile Lovely Dolamo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Obesity and overweight in Bangladeshi children and adolescents: a scoping review

Sholeh Rahman, Md Tauhidul Islam, Dewan S Alam

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors influencing work participation of adults with developmental dyslexia: a systematic review

Joost de Beer, Josephine Engels, Yvonne Heerkens, Jac van der Klink

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: a qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners’ records

Paul Pilkington, Emma Bird, Selena Gray, Elizabeth Towner, Sarah Weld, Mary-Ann McKibben

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Implementing and evaluating the German adaptation of the “Strengthening Families Program 10 - 14“– a randomized-controlled multicentre study

Sonja Bröning, Peter-Michael Sack, Monika Thomsen, Martin Stolle, Astrid Wendell, Julian Stappenbeck, Rainer Thomasius

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cultural practices and sexual risk behaviour among adolescent orphans and non-orphans: a qualitative study on perceptions from a community in western Kenya

Milka Juma, Ian Askew, Jane Alaii, L Kay Bartholomew, Bart van den Borne

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Screen or not to screen for peripheral arterial disease: guidance from a decision model

Anil Vaidya, Manuela A Joore, Arina J ten Cate-Hoek, Hugo ten Cate, Johan L Severens

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Timeliness of childhood vaccine uptake among children attending a tertiary health service facility-based immunisation clinic in Ghana

Dennis Odai Laryea, Emmanuel Abbeyquaye Parbie, Ebenezer Frimpong

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Hand hygiene compliance and associated factors among health care providers in Gondar University Hospital, Gondar, North West Ethiopia

Nura Muhammed Abdella, Mekuriaw A Tefera, Abebaw E Eredie, Timothy F Landers, Yewunetu D Malefia, Kefyalew Addis Alene

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Public knowledge and preventive behavior during a large-scale Salmonella outbreak: results from an online survey in the Netherlands

Lex van Velsen, Desirée JMA Beaujean, Julia EWC van Gemert-Pijnen, Jim E van Steenbergen, Aura Timen

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Multicentre cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating implementation of a fire prevention Injury Prevention Briefing in children’s centres: study protocol

Toity Deave, Elizabeth Towner, Elaine McColl, Richard Reading, Alex Sutton, Carol Coupland, Nicola Cooper, Jane Stewart, Mike Hayes, Emma Pitchforth, Michael Watson, Denise Kendrick

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Physical activity and sleep profiles in Finnish men and women

Heini Wennman, Erkki Kronholm, Timo Partonen, Asko Tolvanen, Markku Peltonen, Tommi Vasankari, Katja Borodulin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The relationship between BMI and the prescription of anti-obesity medication according to social factors: a population cross sectional study

Lynsey Patterson, Frank Kee, Carmel Hughes, Dermot O’Reilly

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Diabetes mellitus in North West Ethiopia: a community based study

Solomon Mekonnen Abebe, Yemane Berhane, Alemayehu Worku, Abebayehu Assefa

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Ownership and use of long-lasting insecticidal nets for malaria prevention in Butajira area, south-central Ethiopia: complex samples data analysis

Adugna Woyessa, Wakgari Deressa, Ahmed Ali, Bernt Lindtjørn

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Chronic effects of ambient air pollution on respiratory morbidities among Chinese children: a cross-sectional study in Hong Kong

Yang Gao, Emily YY Chan, Liping Li, Patrick WC Lau, Tze Wai Wong

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Planned development and evaluation protocol of two versions of a web-based computer-tailored nutrition education intervention aimed at adults, including cognitive and environmental feedback

Linda Springvloet, Lilian Lechner, Anke Oenema

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The positive outlook study- a randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of an online self-management program targeting psychosocial issues for men living with HIV: a study protocol

Tanya Millard, Julian Elliott, Sean Slavin, Karalyn McDonald, Sally Rowell, Sonya Girdler

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Objective assessment of urban built environment related to physical activity — development, reliability and validity of the China Urban Built Environment Scan Tool (CUBEST)

Meng Su, Yu-kun Du, Qing-min Liu, Yan-jun Ren, Ichiro Kawachi, Jun Lv, Li-ming Li

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence of Clostridium difficilein raw beef, cow, sheep, goat, camel and buffalo meat in Iran

Ebrahim Rahimi, Mohammad Jalali, J Scott Weese

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A survey of undernutrition in children under three years of age in rural Western China

Leilei Pei, Lin Ren, Hong Yan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Epidemiological characteristics of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis in Nanchang, China: a retrospective study

Chang-hui Xiong, Yan Yan, Zhen Liao, Shi-hui Peng, Hai-rong Wen, Yan-xia Zhang, Shu-hua Chen, Jian Li, Hai-ying Chen, Xiao-wu Feng, Hui-qing Yao, Li Huang, Li Zhang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The return-to-work process of individuals sick-listed because of whiplash-associated disorder: a three-year follow-up study in a Danish cohort of long-term sickness absentees

Sarah Biering-Sørensen, Anne Møller, Christian DG Stoltenberg, Jonas W Holm, Peder G Skov

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Toxic metal levels in children residing in a smelting craft village in Vietnam: a pilot biomonitoring study

Alison P Sanders, Sloane K Miller, Viet Nguyen, Jonathan B Kotch, Rebecca C Fry

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Youth-Physical Activity Towards Health: evidence and background to the development of the Y-PATH physical activity intervention for adolescents

Sarahjane Belton, Wesley O’ Brien, Sarah Meegan, Catherine Woods, Johann Issartel

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Use of flavoured cigarettes in Poland: data from the global adult tobacco survey (2009–2010)

Dorota Kaleta, Bukola Usidame, Anna Szosland-Fałtyn, Teresa Makowiec-Dąbrowska

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Estimation of salt intake by 24-hour urinary sodium excretion: a cross-sectional study in Yantai, China

Jianwei Xu, Maobo Wang, Yuanyin Chen, Baojie Zhen, Junrong Li, Wenbo Luan, Fujiang Ning, Haiyun Liu, Jixiang Ma, Guansheng Ma

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sickness absence and disability pension due to otoaudiological diagnoses: risk of premature death – a nationwide prospective cohort study

Emilie Friberg, Ulf Rosenhall, Kristina Alexanderson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Theory of planned behaviour variables and objective walking behaviour do not show seasonal variation in a randomised controlled trial

Stefanie L Williams, David P French

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the modified child and adolescent physical activity and nutrition survey (CAPANS-C) questionnaire examining potential correlates of physical activity participation among Chinese-Australian youth

Claudia Strugnell, Andre Renzaho, Kate Ridley, Cate Burns

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Connection to mental health care upon community reentry for detained youth: a qualitative study

Matthew C Aalsma, James R Brown, Evan D Holloway, Mary A Ott

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Nondaily smoking: a population-based, longitudinal study of stability and predictors

Elisabeth Kvaavik, Tilmann von Soest, Willy Pedersen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Process evaluation of an up-scaled community based child obesity treatment program: NSW Go4Fun®

Debra Welsby, Binh Nguyen, Blythe J O’Hara, Christine Innes-Hughes, Adrian Bauman, Louise L Hardy

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Changes in exposure to ‘life stressors’ in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population, 2002 to 2008

Matthew Stevens, Yin Paradies

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Family group conferencing in youth care: characteristics of the decision making model, implementation and effectiveness of the Family Group (FG) plans

Jessica J Asscher, Sharon Dijkstra, Geert Jan JM Stams, Maja Deković, Hanneke E Creemers

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Important periods of weight development in childhood: a population-based longitudinal study

Kari Glavin, Mathieu Roelants, Bjørn Heine Strand, Pétur B Júlíusson, Kari Kveim Lie, Sølvi Helseth, Ragnhild Hovengen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

What type of rural? Assessing the variations in life expectancy at birth at small area-level for a small population province using classes of locally defined settlement types

Mikiko Terashima, Judith Read Guernsey, Pantelis Andreou

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Can food vouchers improve nutrition and reduce health inequalities in low-income mothers and young children: a multi-method evaluation of the experiences of beneficiaries and practitioners of the Healthy Start programme in England

Alison McFadden, Josephine M Green, Victoria Williams, Jenny McLeish, Felicia McCormick, Julia Fox-Rushby, Mary J Renfrew

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evaluation of support group interventions for children in troubled families: study protocol for a quasi-experimental control group study

Annemi Skerfving, Fredrik Johansson, Tobias H Elgán

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

‘Get Healthy, Stay Healthy’: protocol for evaluation of a lifestyle intervention delivered by text-message following the Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service®

Brianna Fjeldsoe, Philayrath Phongsavan, Adrian Bauman, Ana Goode, Genevieve Maher, Elizabeth Eakin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effects of organisational-level interventions at work on employees’ health: a systematic review

Diego Montano, Hanno Hoven, Johannes Siegrist

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The web of silence: a qualitative case study of early intervention and support for healthcare workers with mental ill-health

Sandra E Moll

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Chronic disease burden associated with overweight and obesity in Ireland: the effects of a small BMI reduction at population level

Karen Kearns, Anne Dee, Anthony P Fitzgerald, Edel Doherty, Ivan J Perry

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The influence of HIV disease events/stages on smoking attitudes and behaviors: project STATE (Study of Tobacco Attitudes and Teachable Events)

Damon J Vidrine, Faith E Fletcher, Meredith K Buchberg, Yisheng Li, Roberto C Arduino, Ellen R Gritz

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Associations between socioeconomic, parental and home environment factors and fruit and vegetable consumption of children in grades five and six in British Columbia, Canada

Adrienne Attorp, Jenny E Scott, Ann C Yew, Ryan E Rhodes, Susan I Barr, Patti-Jean Naylor

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence of congenital heart defect in Guangdong province, 2008-2012

Li Wu, Bing Li, Jianhong Xia, Cunwei Ji, Zhijiang Liang, Yuanzhu Ma, Shiyun Li, Yuntao Wu, Youjie Wang, Qingguo Zhao

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Lower vitamin D status is more common among Saudi adults with diabetes mellitus type 1 than in non-diabetics

Nasser M Al-Daghri, Omar S Al-Attas, Majed S Alokail, Khalid M Alkharfy, Sobhy M Yakout, Naji J Aljohani, Hanan Al Fawaz, Abdulrahman SM Al-Ajlan, Eman S Sheshah, Mansour Al-Yousef, Mohammad Alharbi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence of depression among people with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cross sectional study in Palestine

Waleed M Sweileh, Hanadi M Abu-Hadeed, Samah W Al-Jabi, Sa’ed H Zyoud

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Physical health-related quality of life predicts disability pension due to musculoskeletal disorders: seven years follow-up of the Hordaland Health Study Cohort

Inger Haukenes, Erlend H Farbu, Trond Riise, Grethe S Tell

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The association of depression and anxiety with glycemic control among Mexican Americans with diabetes living near the U.S.-Mexico border

Darla E Kendzor, Minxing Chen, Belinda M Reininger, Michael S Businelle, Diana W Stewart, Susan P Fisher-Hoch, Anne R Rentfro, David W Wetter, Joseph B McCormick

01.12.2014 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The science of epidemiology and the methods needed for public health assessments: a review of epidemiology textbooks

Hebe N Gouda, John W Powles

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perceived pros and cons of smoking and quitting in hard-core smokers: a focus group study

Jeroen Bommelé, Tim M Schoenmakers, Marloes Kleinjan, Barbara van Straaten, Elske Wits, Michelle Snelleman, Dike van de Mheen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence and correlates of psychological distress in a large and diverse public sector workforce: baseline results from Partnering Healthy@Work

Lisa Jarman, Angela Martin, Alison Venn, Petr Otahal, Roscoe Taylor, Brook Teale, Kristy Sanderson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The role and utilisation of public health evaluations in Europe: a case study of national hand hygiene campaigns

Jonathan R Latham, Anna-Pelagia Magiorakos, Dominique L Monnet, Sophie Alleaume, Olov Aspevall, Alexander Blacky, Michael Borg, Maria Ciurus, Ana Cristina Costa, Robert Cunney, Mojca Dolinšek, Uga Dumpis, Sabine Erne, Olafur Gudlaugsson, Dana Hedlova, Elisabeth Heisbourg, Jette Holt, Natalia Kerbo, Nina Kristine Sorknes, Outi Lyytikäinen, Helena C Maltezou, Stavroula Michael, Maria Luisa Moro, Christiane Reichardt, Maria Stefkovicova, Emese Szilágyi, Rolanda Valinteliene, Rossitza Vatcheva-Dobrevska, Natacha Viseur, Andreas Voss, Suzette Woodward, Laura Cordier, Andreas Jansen, Spanish Hand Hygiene Campaign

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

WalkMore: a randomized controlled trial of pedometer-based interventions differing on intensity messages

Catrine Tudor-Locke, Damon L Swift, John M Schuna Jr., Amber T Dragg, Allison B Davis, Corby K Martin, William D Johnson, Timothy S Church

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Emotional and instrumental feeding practices of Dutch mothers regarding foods eaten between main meals

Lieke GM Raaijmakers, Dorus WM Gevers, Dorit Teuscher, Stef PJ Kremers, Patricia van Assema

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Do early onset and pack-years of smoking increase risk of type II diabetes?

Sun Jung Kim, Sun Ha Jee, Jung Mo Nam, Woo Hyun Cho, Jae-Hyun Kim, Eun-Cheol Park

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The economic burden of angina on households in South Asia

Khurshid Alam, Ajay Mahal

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Associations between children’s independent mobility and physical activity

Stephanie Schoeppe, Mitch J Duncan, Hannah M Badland, Melody Oliver, Matthew Browne

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Assessment of occupational injuries among Addis Ababa city municipal solid waste collectors: a cross-sectional study

Daniel Bogale, Abera kumie, Worku Tefera

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Steps to Growing Up Healthy: a pediatric primary care based obesity prevention program for young children

Amy A Gorin, James Wiley, Christine McCauley Ohannessian, Dominica Hernandez, Autherene Grant, Michelle M Cloutier

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence of diabetes in Northern African countries: the case of Tunisia

Habiba Ben Romdhane, Samir Ben Ali, Wafa Aissi, Pierre Traissac, Hajer Aounallah-Skhiri, Souha Bougatef, Bernard Maire, Francis Delpeuch, Noureddine Achour

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Light smoking at base-line predicts a higher mortality risk to women than to men; evidence from a cohort with long follow-up

Margaret A Hurley

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of reducing salt intake in the Pacific Islands: protocol for a before and after intervention study

Jacqui Webster, Wendy Snowdon, Marj Moodie, Satu Viali, Jimaima Schultz, Colin Bell, Mary-Anne Land, Shauna Downs, Anthea Christoforou, Elizabeth Dunford, Federica Barzi, Mark Woodward, Bruce Neal

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Predictors of long-term change of a physical activity promotion programme in primary care

Alvaro Sanchez, Gonzalo Grandes, Ricardo Ortega Sánchez-Pinilla, Jesus Torcal, Imanol Montoya

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Stable time patterns of railway suicides in Germany: comparative analysis of 7,187 cases across two observation periods (1995–1998; 2005–2008)

Karoline Lukaschek, Jens Baumert, Natalia Erazo, Karl-Heinz Ladwig

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Queer quit: a pilot study of a smoking cessation programme tailored to gay men

Maria Dickson-Spillmann, Robin Sullivan, Benedikt Zahno, Michael P Schaub

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patterns of alcohol consumption and risky sexual behavior: a cross-sectional study among Ugandan university students

Vikas Choudhry, Anette Agardh, Martin Stafström, Per-Olof Östergren

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Violence against women by male partners and against children within the family: prevalence, associated factors, and intergenerational transmission in Romania, a cross-sectional study

Cornelia Rada

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The INSPIRED study: a randomised controlled trial of the Whole Person Model of disease self-management for people with type 2 diabetes

David M Clarke, Donita E Baird, Dinali N Perera, Virginia L Hagger, Helena J Teede

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effects of financial incentives on motivating physical activity among older adults: results from a discrete choice experiment

Muhammad Assad Farooqui, Yock-Theng Tan, Marcel Bilger, Eric A Finkelstein

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Methods and feasibility of collecting occupational data for a large population-based cohort study in the United States: the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke study

Leslie A MacDonald, LeaVonne Pulley, Misty J Hein, Virginia J Howard

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A cross-sectional, population-based study measuring comorbidity among people living with HIV in Ontario

Claire E Kendall, Jenna Wong, Monica Taljaard, Richard H Glazier, William Hogg, Jaime Younger, Douglas G Manuel

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Assessment of the prevalence of intestinal parasitosis and associated risk factors among primary school children in Chencha town, Southern Ethiopia

Ashenafi Abossie, Mohammed Seid

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perceived family support regarding condom use and condom use among secondary school female students in Limbe urban city of Cameroon

Elvis E Tarkang

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Protocol for the DREAM Project (Diabetes Research, Education, and Action for Minorities): a randomized trial of a community health worker intervention to improve diabetic management and control among Bangladeshi adults in NYC

Nadia Islam, Lindsey Riley, Laura Wyatt, S Darius Tandon, Michael Tanner, Runi Mukherji-Ratnam, Mariano Rey, Chau Trinh-Shevrin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Chinese immigrant parents’ vaccination decision making for children: a qualitative analysis

Linda DL Wang, Wendy WT Lam, Joseph T Wu, Qiuyan Liao, Richard Fielding

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Parent and child interactions with two contrasting anti-obesity advertising campaigns: a qualitative analysis

Samantha L Thomas, Timothy Olds, Simone Pettigrew, Heather Yeatman, Jim Hyde, Christine Dragovic

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

No difference in sexual behavior of adolescent girls following Human Papilloma Virus vaccination: a case study two districts in Uganda; Nakasongola and Luwero

Judith Caroline Aujo, Sabrina Bakeera-Kitaka, Sarah Kiguli, Florence Mirembe

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Elementary school children’s recess schedule and dietary intake at lunch: a community-based participatory research partnership pilot study

Monica Hunsberger, Paul McGinnis, Jamie Smith, Beth Ann Beamer, Jean O’Malley

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evaluating the effects of the Lunchtime Enjoyment Activity and Play (LEAP) school playground intervention on children’s quality of life, enjoyment and participation in physical activity

Brendon P Hyndman, Amanda C Benson, Shahid Ullah, Amanda Telford

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Family planning practice and predictors of risk of inconsistent condom use among HIV-positive women on anti-retroviral therapy in Cambodia

Naomi Nakaie, Sovanna Tuon, Ikuma Nozaki, Fuzuki Yamaguchi, Yuri Sasaki, Kazuhiro Kakimoto

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Syndemics of syphilis, HCV infection, and methamphetamine use along the east coast of China

Meizhen Liao, Dianmin Kang, Xiaorun Tao, Catherine Cox, Yuesheng Qian, Guoyong Wang, Cui Yang, XiaoYan Zhu, Na Zhang, Zhenqiang Bi, Yujiang Jia

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A randomized controlled trial to investigate the impact of a low glycemic index (GI) diet on body mass index in obese adolescents

Alice PS Kong, Kai Chow Choi, Ruth SM Chan, Kris Lok, Risa Ozaki, Albert M Li, Chung Shun Ho, Michael HM Chan, Mandy Sea, C Jeyakumar Henry, Juliana CN Chan, Jean Woo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Per capita sugar consumption and prevalence of diabetes mellitus – global and regional associations

Praveen Weeratunga, Sayumi Jayasinghe, Yashasvi Perera, Ganga Jayasena, Saroj Jayasinghe

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

High prevalence of exposure to the child welfare system among street-involved youth in a Canadian setting: implications for policy and practice

Brittany Barker, Thomas Kerr, Gerald Taiaiake Alfred, Michelle Fortin, Paul Nguyen, Evan Wood, Kora DeBeck

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors influencing social and health outcomes after motor vehicle crash injury: an inception cohort study protocol

Jagnoor Jagnoor, Fiona Blyth, Belinda Gabbe, Sarah Derrett, Soufiane Boufous, Michael Dinh, Robert Day, Gregory Button, Mark Gillett, Tony Joseph, Michael Nicholas, Rebecca Ivers, Chris G Maher, Simon Willcock, Justin Kenardy, Alex Collie, Ian D Cameron

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Marital status shows a strong protective effect on long-term mortality among first acute myocardial infarction-survivors with diagnosed hyperlipidemia – findings from the MONICA/KORA myocardial infarction registry

Philip Andrew Quinones, Inge Kirchberger, Margit Heier, Bernhard Kuch, Ines Trentinaglia, Andreas Mielck, Annette Peters, Wolfgang von Scheidt, Christa Meisinger

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Gaps in Indigenous disadvantage not closing: a census cohort study of social determinants of health in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand from 1981–2006

Francis Mitrou, Martin Cooke, David Lawrence, David Povah, Elena Mobilia, Eric Guimond, Stephen R Zubrick

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The contributing role of physical education in youth’s daily physical activity and sedentary behavior

Senlin Chen, Youngwon Kim, Zan Gao

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Explaining socio-economic differences in intention to smoke among primary school children

Henricus-Paul Cremers, Anke Oenema, Liesbeth Mercken, Math Candel, Hein de Vries

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Objectively assessed recess physical activity in girls and boys from high and low socioeconomic backgrounds

Georges Baquet, Nicola D Ridgers, Aurélie Blaes, Julien Aucouturier, Emmanuel Van Praagh, Serge Berthoin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Local discrepancies in measles vaccination opportunities: results of population-based surveys in Sub-Saharan Africa

Lise Grout, Nolwenn Conan, Aitana Juan Giner, Northan Hurtado, Florence Fermon, Alexandra N’Goran, Emmanuel Grellety, Andrea Minetti, Klaudia Porten, Rebecca F Grais

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The prevalence of urethral and rectal Mycoplasma genitalium among men who have sex with men in China, a cross-sectional study

Bing-jie Zheng, Yue-ping Yin, Yan Han, Mei-qin Shi, Ning Jiang, Zhi Xiang, Rui-xing Yu, Guo-yi Zhang, Xiang-sheng Chen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Vaccination coverage and its determinants among migrant children in Guangdong, China

Ke Han, Huizhen Zheng, Zhixiong Huang, Quan Qiu, Hong Zeng, Banghua Chen, Jianxiong Xu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Social and health policies or interventions to tackle health inequalities in European cities: a scoping review

Mariona Pons-Vigués, Èlia Diez, Joana Morrison, Sergio Salas-Nicás, Rasmus Hoffmann, Bo Burstrom, Jitse P van Dijk, Carme Borrell

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Incidence rates of sickness absence related to mental disorders: a systematic literature review

Carolyn S Dewa, Desmond Loong, Sarah Bonato, Hiske Hees

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality appraisal of generic self-reported instruments measuring health-related productivity changes: a systematic review

Cindy YG Noben, Silvia MAA Evers, Frans J Nijhuis, Angelique E de Rijk

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development and feasibility of a home-based education model for families of children with sickle cell disease

Catherine Hoyt Drazen, Regina Abel, Terianne Lindsey, Allison A King

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Experiences of the parents caring for their children during a tuberculosis outbreak in high school: a qualitative study

Shaoru Zhang, Wei Ruan, Yingqun Li, Xiangni Wang, Xing Wang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Vitamin D status among patients visiting a tertiary care center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: a retrospective review of 3475 cases

Hanan Alfawaz, Hani Tamim, Shmeylan Alharbi, Saleh Aljaser, Waleed Tamimi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Socioeconomic position across the lifecourse & allostatic load: data from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 cohort study

Tony Robertson, Frank Popham, Michaela Benzeval

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Under five diarrhea among model household and non model households in Hawassa, South Ethiopia: a comparative cross-sectional community based survey

Fekadeselassie Berhe, Yemane Berhane

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Systematic review on what works, what does not work and why of implementation of mobile health (mHealth) projects in Africa

Clara B Aranda-Jan, Neo Mohutsiwa-Dibe, Svetla Loukanova

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Pattern and severity of early childhood caries in Southern Italy: a preschool-based cross-sectional study

Carmelo GA Nobile, Leonzio Fortunato, Aida Bianco, Claudia Pileggi, Maria Pavia

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Body mass index, blood pressure, and glucose and lipid metabolism among permanent and fixed-term workers in the manufacturing industry: a cross-sectional study

Mariko Inoue, Masahide Minami, Eiji Yano

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Trends in access to water supply and sanitation in 31 major sub-Saharan African cities: an analysis of DHS data from 2000 to 2012

Mike R Hopewell, Jay P Graham

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Tobacco smoking in Mongolia: findings of a national knowledge, attitudes and practices study

Alessandro R Demaio, Jessica Nehme, Dugee Otgontuya, Dan Wolf Meyrowitsch, Palam Enkhtuya

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Moderating influences of baseline activity levels in school physical activity programming for children: the Ready for Recess project

Pedro F Saint-Maurice, Gregory J Welk, Daniel W Russell, Jennifer Huberty

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evaluation of GoGirlGo!; A practitioner based program to improve physical activity

Jennifer L Huberty, Danae M Dinkel, Michael W Beets

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A prospective cohort study of stroke mortality and arsenic in drinking water in Bangladeshi adults

Mahfuzar Rahman, Nazmul Sohel, Mohammad Yunus, Mahbub Elahi Chowdhury, Samar Kumar Hore, Khalequ Zaman, Abbas Bhuiya, Peter Kim Streatfield

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Chlamydia trachomatis infection rates among a cohort of mobile soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 2005–2010

Shilpa Hakre, Robert J Oyler, Kenneth A Ferrell, Fang Li, Nelson L Michael, Paul T Scott, Bruno P Petruccelli

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Timing of antiretroviral therapy and regimen for HIV-infected patients with tuberculosis: the effect of revised HIV guidelines in Malawi

Hannock Tweya, Anne Ben-Smith, Mike Kalulu, Andreas Jahn, Wingston Ng’ambi, Elizabeth Mkandawire, Layout Gabriel, Sam Phiri

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence of vancomycin resistant Enterococci and associated risk factors among clients with and without HIV in Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Wondwossen Abebe, Mengistu Endris, Moges Tiruneh, Feleke Moges

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Biological health or lived health: which predicts self-reported general health better?

Cristina Bostan, Cornelia Oberhauser, Gerold Stucki, Jerome Bickenbach, Alarcos Cieza

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Community awareness of stroke in Accra, Ghana

Eric S Donkor, Mayowa O Owolabi, Patrick Bampoh, Thor Aspelund, Vilmundur Gudnason

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Actor-partner effects associated with experiencing intimate partner violence or coercion among male couples enrolled in an HIV prevention trial

Kristin M Wall, Patrick S Sullivan, David Kleinbaum, Rob Stephenson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Ethnic disparities in acquiring 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza: a case–control study

Debeka Navaranjan, Laura C Rosella, Jeffrey C Kwong, Michael Campitelli, Natasha Crowcroft

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Television viewing through ages 2-5 years and bullying involvement in early elementary school

Marina Verlinden, Henning Tiemeier, René Veenstra, Cathelijne L Mieloo, Wilma Jansen, Vincent WV Jaddoe, Hein Raat, Albert Hofman, Frank C Verhulst, Pauline W Jansen

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

I Move: systematic development of a web-based computer tailored physical activity intervention, based on motivational interviewing and self-determination theory

Stijn AH Friederichs, Anke Oenema, Catherine Bolman, Janneke Guyaux, Hilde M van Keulen, Lilian Lechner

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A cluster randomised controlled trial of an intervention to promote healthy lifestyle habits to school leavers: study rationale, design, and methods

Fiona Gillison, Martyn Standage, Bas Verplanken

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Implementing a free school-based fruit and vegetable programme: barriers and facilitators experienced by pupils, teachers and produce suppliers in the Boost study

Anne Kristine Aarestrup, Rikke Krølner, Thea Suldrup Jørgensen, Alexandra Evans, Pernille Due, Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Causes of death and associated risk factors among climacteric women from Southern Brazil: a population based-study

Verônica Colpani, Karen Oppermann, Poli Mara Spritzer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Post-intervention effects on screen behaviours and mediating effect of parental regulation: the HEalth In Adolescents study – a multi-component school-based randomized controlled trial

Ingunn H Bergh, Maartje M van Stralen, Mona Bjelland, May Grydeland, Nanna Lien, Knut-Inge Klepp, Sigmund A Anderssen, Yngvar Ommundsen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The informed consent in Southern Italy does not adequately inform parents about infant vaccination

Francesco Attena, Amanda Valdes Abuadili, Sara Marino

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Nutrition and physical activity randomized control trial in child care centers improves knowledge, policies, and children’s body mass index

Abbey Alkon, Angela A Crowley, Sara E Benjamin Neelon, Sherika Hill, Yi Pan, Viet Nguyen, Roberta Rose, Eric Savage, Nina Forestieri, Linda Shipman, Jonathan B Kotch

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Where is the gap?: the contribution of disparities within developing countries to global inequalities in under-five mortality

Agbessi Amouzou, Naoko Kozuki, Davidson R Gwatkin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A systematic review of special events to promote breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening in the United States

Cam Escoffery, Kirsten C Rodgers, Michelle C Kegler, Regine Haardörfer, David H Howard, Shuting Liang, Erika Pinsker, Katherine B Roland, Jennifer D Allen, Marcia G Ory, Roshan Bastani, Maria E Fernandez, Betsy C Risendal, Theresa L Byrd, Gloria D Coronado

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The use of a modified Delphi approach to engage stakeholders in zoonotic disease research priority setting

Kate Sawford, Navneet K Dhand, Jenny-Ann LML Toribio, Melanie R Taylor

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Use of traditional medicines to cope with climate-sensitive diseases in a resource poor setting in Bangladesh

Md Aminul Haque, Valérie R Louis, Revati Phalkey, Rainer Sauerborn

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Towards a minimal generic set of domains of functioning and health

Alarcos Cieza, Cornelia Oberhauser, Jerome Bickenbach, Somnath Chatterji, Gerold Stucki

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Socioeconomic patterns of overweight, obesity but not thinness persist from childhood to adolescence in a 6 -year longitudinal cohort of Australian schoolchildren from 2007 to 2012

Jennifer A O’Dea, Hueiwen Chiang, Louisa R Peralta

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Faith and HIV prevention: the conceptual framing of HIV prevention among Pentecostal Batswana teenagers

Elias Mpofu, Fidelis Nkomazana, Jabulani A Muchado, Lovemore Togarasei, Jeffrey Bart Bingenheimer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

“We are used to this”: a qualitative assessment of the perceptions of and attitudes towards air pollution amongst slum residents in Nairobi

Kanyiva Muindi, Thaddaeus Egondi, Elizabeth Kimani-Murage, Joacim Rocklov, Nawi Ng

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Active transport between home and school assessed with GPS: a cross-sectional study among Dutch elementary school children

Dirk Dessing, Sanne I de Vries, Jamie MA Graham, Frank H Pierik

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effectiveness of a primary care-based intervention to reduce sitting time in overweight and obese patients (SEDESTACTIV): a randomized controlled trial; rationale and study design

Carme Martín-Borràs, Maria Giné-Garriga, Elena Martínez, Carlos Martín-Cantera, Elisa Puigdoménech, Mercè Solà, Eva Castillo, Angela Mª Beltrán, Anna Puig-Ribera, José Manuel Trujillo, Olga Pueyo, Javier Pueyo, Beatriz Rodríguez, Noemí Serra-Paya, SEDESTACTIV Study Group

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Healthcare experiences of gender diverse Australians: a mixed-methods, self-report survey

Damien W Riggs, Katrina Coleman, Clemence Due

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

From the parents’ perspective: a user-satisfaction survey of immunization services in Guatemala

Lissette Barrera, Silas Pierson Trumbo, Pamela Bravo-Alcántara, Martha Velandia-González, M Carolina Danovaro-Holliday

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors associated with non-utilization of child immunization in Pakistan: evidence from the Demographic and Health Survey 2006-07

Ayesha Siddiqa Bugvi, Rahla Rahat, Rubeena Zakar, Muhammad Zakria Zakar, Florian Fischer, Muazzam Nasrullah, Riffat Manawar

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Obesogenic environments: a systematic review of the association between the physical environment and adult weight status, the SPOTLIGHT project

Joreintje D Mackenbach, Harry Rutter, Sofie Compernolle, Ketevan Glonti, Jean-Michel Oppert, Helene Charreire, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Johannes Brug, Giel Nijpels, Jeroen Lakerveld

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The lipid profile of HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in a rural Cameroonian population

Cavin Epie Bekolo, Modestine Becker Nguena, Leonard Ewane, Patrick Sylvestre Bekoule, Basile Kollo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effect of home-based interventions on virologic outcomes in adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in Africa: a meta-analysis

Nathaniel Chishinga, Peter Godfrey-Faussett, Katherine Fielding, Helen Ayles

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Hypertension education and adherence in South Africa: a cost-effectiveness analysis of community health workers

Thomas A Gaziano, Melanie Bertram, Stephen M Tollman, Karen J Hofman

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Workplace gender composition and psychological distress: the importance of the psychosocial work environment

Sofia Elwér, Klara Johansson, Anne Hammarström

01.12.2014 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Measuring the health systems impact of disease control programmes: a critical reflection on the WHO building blocks framework

Sandra Mounier-Jack, Ulla K Griffiths, Svea Closser, Helen Burchett, Bruno Marchal

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An analysis of changes in mobility and safety of older drivers associated with a specific older driver on-road licensing test: a population study

Michael D Keall, Esther Woodbury

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Elevated depressive symptoms and adolescent injury: examining associations by injury frequency, injury type, and gender

Mark Asbridge, Sunday Azagba, Donald B Langille, Daniel Rasic

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evaluating the effectiveness of a training program that builds teachers’ capability to identify and appropriately refer middle and high school students with mental health problems in Brazil: an exploratory study

Marlene A Vieira, Ary A Gadelha, Taís S Moriyama, Rodrigo A Bressan, Isabel A Bordin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Vaccination coverage of children aged 12-23 months in Gaziantep, Turkey: comparative results of two studies carried out by lot quality technique: what changed after family medicine?

Birgul Ozcirpici, Neriman Aydin, Ferhat Coskun, Hakan Tuzun, Servet Ozgur

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The economic impact of diabetes through lost labour force participation on individuals and government: evidence from a microsimulation model

Deborah Schofield, Michelle M Cunich, Rupendra N Shrestha, Megan E Passey, Lennert Veerman, Emily J Callander, Simon J Kelly, Robert Tanton

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A cross-sectional study identifying the pattern of factors related to psychological intimate partner violence exposure in Slovenian family practice attendees: what hurt them the most

Polona Selic, Igor Svab, Nena Kopcavar Gucek

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Traditional and cyberbullying victimization as correlates of psychosocial distress and barriers to a healthy lifestyle among severely obese adolescents – a matched case–control study on prevalence and results from a cross-sectional study

Ann DeSmet, Benedicte Deforche, Anne Hublet, Ann Tanghe, Evi Stremersch, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Adult total wellness: group differences based on sitting time and physical activity level

Faisal A Barwais, Thomas F Cuddihy, L Michaud Tomson

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health responses to a new high-voltage power line route: design of a quasi-experimental prospective field study in the Netherlands

Jarry T Porsius, Liesbeth Claassen, Tjabe Smid, Fred Woudenberg, Danielle RM Timmermans

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Knowledge and perceptions of brucellosis in the pastoral communities adjacent to Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda

Catherine Kansiime, Anthony Mugisha, Fredrick Makumbi, Samuel Mugisha, Innocent B Rwego, Joseph Sempa, Suzanne N Kiwanuka, Benon B Asiimwe, Elizeus Rutebemberwa

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Incidence of paediatric fatal and non-fatal low speed vehicle run over events in Queensland, Australia: eleven year analysis

Bronwyn R Griffin, Kerrianne Watt, Belinda A Wallis, Linda E Shields, Roy M Kimble

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Association between obesity and metabolic co-morbidities among children and adolescents in South Korea based on national data

Hyunjung Lim, Hong Xue, Youfa Wang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The health-related quality of life among pre-diabetics and its association with body mass index and physical activity in a semi-urban community in Malaysia- a cross sectional study

Norliza Ibrahim, Foong Ming Moy, Intan Attikah Nur Awalludin, Zainudin Ali, Ikram Shah Ismail

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Early maternal age at first birth is associated with chronic diseases and poor physical performance in older age: cross-sectional analysis from the International Mobility in Aging Study

Catherine M Pirkle, Ana Carolina Patrício de Albuquerque Sousa, Beatriz Alvarado, Maria-Victoria Zunzunegui, For the IMIAS Research Group

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors associated with recent HIV testing among younger gay and bisexual men in New Zealand, 2006-2011

Nathan J Lachowsky, Peter JW Saxton, Nigel P Dickson, Anthony J Hughes, Alastair JS Summerlee, Cate E Dewey

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors associated with place of delivery in rural Nepal

Sudesh Raj Sharma, Amod Kumar Poudyal, Bharat Mani Devkota, Sarswoti Singh

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Measuring visual exposure to smoking behaviours: a viewshed analysis of smoking at outdoor bars and cafés across a capital city’s downtown area

Amber L Pearson, Daniel Nutsford, George Thomson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Are psychosocial stressors associated with the relationship of alcohol consumption and all-cause mortality?

Esther Ruf, Jens Baumert, Christa Meisinger, Angela Döring, Karl-Heinz Ladwig, for the MONICA/KORA investigators

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Accuracy of body fat percent and adiposity indicators cut off values to detect metabolic risk factors in a sample of Mexican adults

Nayeli Macias, Amado D Quezada, Mario Flores, Mauro E Valencia, Edgar Denova-Gutiérrez, Manuel Quiterio-Trenado, Katia Gallegos-Carrillo, Simon Barquera, Jorge Salmerón

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perceptions of quality of life among Ugandan patients living with HIV: a qualitative study

Doris Mutabazi-Mwesigire, Janet Seeley, Faith Martin, Achilles Katamba

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Population impact of a high cardiovascular risk management program delivered by village doctors in rural China: design and rationale of a large, cluster-randomized controlled trial

Lijing L Yan, Weigang Fang, Elizabeth Delong, Bruce Neal, Eric D Peterson, Yining Huang, Ningling Sun, Chen Yao, Xian Li, Stephen MacMahon, Yangfeng Wu

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Longitudinal study of long-term smoking behaviour by biomarker-supported determination of exposure to smoke

Anthony Cunningham, Johan Sommarström, Ajit S Sisodiya, Graham Errington, Krishna Prasad

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A preliminary investigation into diet adequacy in senior residents of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada: a cross-sectional study

Jing Yan, Lin Liu, Barbara Roebothan, Ann Ryan, Zhi Chen, Yanqing Yi, Peizhong Wang

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Promoting health equity in European children: Design and methodology of the prospective EPHE (Epode for the Promotion of Health Equity) evaluation study

Krystallia Mantziki, Achilleas Vassilopoulos, Gabriella Radulian, Jean-Michel Borys, Hugues du Plessis, Maria João Gregório, Pedro Graça, Stefaan de Henauw, Svetoslav Handjiev, Tommy LS Visscher, Jacob C Seidell

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Trends in TB case notification over fifteen years: the case notification of 25 Districts of Arsi Zone of Oromia Regional State, Central Ethiopia

Shallo Daba Hamusse, Meaza Demissie, Bernt Lindtjørn

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sick leave and the impact of job-to-job mobility on the likelihood of remaining on the labour market - a longitudinal Swedish register study

Karin Nordström, Kerstin Ekberg, Tomas Hemmingsson, Gun Johansson

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health and wealth in children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease (K-CAD study)

Germaine Wong, Meredith Medway, Madeleine Didsbury, Allison Tong, Robin Turner, Fiona Mackie, Steven McTaggart, Amanda Walker, Sarah White, Kirsten Howard, Siah Kim, Jonathan C Craig

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Trade and health in Samoa: views from the insiders

Jacinta Fa’alili-Fidow, Judith McCool, Teuila Percival

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effectiveness of a one-year multi-component day-camp intervention for overweight children: study protocol of the Odense overweight intervention study (OOIS)

Kristian Traberg Larsen, Tao Huang, Niels Christian Møller, Lars Bo Andersen, Mathias Ried-Larsen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Two year mortality and associated factors in a cohort of children from rural Uganda

Patrick Nabongo, Suzanne Verver, Elizabeth Nangobi, Ronald Mutunzi, Anne Wajja, Harriet Mayanja-Kizza, Dan Kadobera, Edward Galiwango, Robert Colebunders, Philippa Musoke

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of life and social engagement of alcohol abstainers and users among older adults in South Africa

Priscilla Martinez, Lars Lien, Anne Landheim, Paul Kowal, Thomas Clausen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The influence of lifestyle and gender on sickness absence in Brazilian workers

Fabiana Maluf Rabacow, Renata Bertazzi Levy, Paulo Rossi Menezes, Olinda do Carmo Luiz, Ana Maria Malik, Alex Burdorf

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Parents’ experience with child safety restraint in China

Xiaojun Chen, Jingzhen Yang, Corinne Peek-Asa, Liping Li

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Common types of tuberculosis and co-infection with HIV at private health institutions in Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Getahun Asres Alemie, Feseha Gebreselassie

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Contribution of socioeconomic status, stature and birth weight to obesity in Sub-Saharan Africa: cross-sectional data from primary school-age children in Cameroon

Lifoter K Navti, Uta Ferrari, Emmanuel Tange, Susanne Bechtold-Dalla Pozza, Klaus G Parhofer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The prevalence of eating behaviors among Canadian youth using cross-sectional school-based surveys

Heather G Lillico, David Hammond, Steve Manske, Donna Murnaghan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Influences of socioeconomic factors on childhood and adolescent overweight by gender in Korea: cross-sectional analysis of nationally representative sample

Jin-Won Noh, Young-eun Kim, In-Hwan Oh, Young Dae Kwon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

How smokers may react to cigarette taxes and price increases in Brazil: data from a national survey

Analice Gigliotti, Valeska C Figueiredo, Clarice S Madruga, Ana CPR Marques, Ilana Pinsky, Raul Caetano, Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, Martin Raw, Ronaldo Laranjeira

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Can gender difference in prescription drug use be explained by gender-related morbidity?: a study on a Swedish population during 2006

Jessica Skoog, Patrik Midlöv, Lars Borgquist, Jan Sundquist, Anders Halling

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

HIV related risk behaviours among taxi drivers and their assistants in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: descriptive cross-sectional survey

Yihunie Lakew, Habtamu Tamene

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The COMPASS study: a longitudinal hierarchical research platform for evaluating natural experiments related to changes in school-level programs, policies and built environment resources

Scott T Leatherdale, K Stephen Brown, Valerie Carson, Ruth A Childs, Joel A Dubin, Susan J Elliott, Guy Faulkner, David Hammond, Steve Manske, Catherine M Sabiston, Rachel E Laxer, Chad Bredin, Audra Thompson-Haile

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sedentary behavior and health outcomes among older adults: a systematic review

Leandro Fornias Machado de Rezende, Juan Pablo Rey-López, Victor Keihan Rodrigues Matsudo, Olinda do Carmo Luiz

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Socio-demographic and lifestyle factors for child’s physical growth and adiposity rebound of Japanese children: a longitudinal study of the 21st century longitudinal survey in newborns

Yoko Franchetti, Hiroo Ide

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Abuse against elderly in India – The role of education

Vegard Skirbekk, KS James

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Setting the stage for chronic health problems: cumulative childhood adversity among homeless adults with mental illness in Vancouver, British Columbia

Michelle L Patterson, Akm Moniruzzaman, Julian M Somers

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Trends in television time, non-gaming PC use and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity among German adolescents 2002–2010

Jens Bucksch, Joanna Inchley, Zdenek Hamrik, Emily Finne, Petra Kolip, the HBSC Study Group Germany

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Protocol for the implementation and evaluation of a community-based intervention seeking to reduce dietary salt intake in Lithgow, Australia

Mary-Anne Land, Paul Jeffery, Jacqui Webster, Michelle Crino, John Chalmers, Mark Woodward, Caryl Nowson, Wayne Smith, Victoria Flood, Bruce Neal

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Association of socioeconomic status in childhood with major depression and generalized anxiety disorder: results from the World Mental Health Japan survey 2002–2006

Manami Ochi, Takeo Fujiwara, Rie Mizuki, Norito Kawakami, World Mental Health Japan Survey Group

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perceived problems with computer gaming and internet use among adolescents: measurement tool for non-clinical survey studies

Bjørn E Holstein, Trine Pagh Pedersen, Pernille Bendtsen, Katrine Rich Madsen, Charlotte Riebeling Meilstrup, Line Nielsen, Mette Rasmussen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Socioeconomic and demographic factors modify the association between informal caregiving and health in the Sandwich Generation

Elizabeth K Do, Steven A Cohen, Monique J Brown

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Adapting a community-based ART delivery model to the patients’ needs: a mixed methods research in Tete, Mozambique

Freya Rasschaert, Tom Decroo, Daniel Remartinez, Barbara Telfer, Faustino Lessitala, Marc Biot, Baltazar Candrinho, Wim Van Damme

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The challenges and successes of implementing a sustainable antimicrobial resistance surveillance programme in Nepal

Sarala Malla, Shyam Prakash Dumre, Geeta Shakya, Palpasa Kansakar, Bhupraj Rai, Anowar Hossain, Gopinath Balakrish Nair, M John Albert, David Sack, Stephen Baker, Motiur Rahman, The Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Programme team, Nepal

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evaluation of the Mercy weight estimation method in Ouelessebougou, Mali

Alassane Dicko, Mohamed Lamine Alhousseini, Bouran Sidibé, Moussa Traoré, Susan M Abdel-Rahman

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A comparison of risk and protective factors related to suicide ideation among residents and specialists in academic medicine

Mari Eneroth, Marie Gustafsson Sendén, Lise T Løvseth, Karin Schenck-Gustafsson, Ann Fridner

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Parental separation and adult psychological distress: an investigation of material and relational mechanisms

Rebecca E Lacey, Mel Bartley, Hynek Pikhart, Mai Stafford, Noriko Cable

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Social relationship correlates of major depressive disorder and depressive symptoms in Switzerland: nationally representative cross sectional study

Steven D Barger, Nadine Messerli-Bürgy, Jürgen Barth

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Spatial modelling and mapping of female genital mutilation in Kenya

Thomas NO Achia

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors influencing the implementation of integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) by healthcare workers at public health centers & dispensaries in Mwanza, Tanzania

Augustine Kiplagat, Richard Musto, Damas Mwizamholya, Domenica Morona

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A community based prevention of weight gain intervention (Mothers In Motion) among young low-income overweight and obese mothers: design and rationale

Mei-Wei Chang, Susan Nitzke, Roger Brown, Ken Resnicow

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The association between socioeconomic status and disability after stroke: Findings from the Adherence eValuation After Ischemic stroke Longitudinal (AVAIL) registry

Janet Prvu Bettger, Xin Zhao, Cheryl Bushnell, Louise Zimmer, Wenqin Pan, Linda S Williams, Eric D Peterson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Child sexual abuse in religiously affiliated and secular institutions: a retrospective descriptive analysis of data provided by victims in a government-sponsored reappraisal program in Germany

Nina Spröber, Thekla Schneider, Miriam Rassenhofer, Alexander Seitz, Hubert Liebhardt, Lilith König, Jörg M Fegert

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Accelerometer-determined physical activity and self-reported health in a population of older adults (65–85 years): a cross-sectional study

Hilde Lohne-Seiler, Bjorge H Hansen, Elin Kolle, Sigmund A Anderssen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Equity in human papilloma virus vaccination uptake?: sexual behaviour, knowledge and demographics in a cross-sectional study in (un)vaccinated girls in the Netherlands

Madelief Mollers, Karin Lubbers, Symen K Spoelstra, Willibrord CM Weijmar-Schultz, Toos Daemen, Tjalke A Westra, Marianne AB van der Sande, Hans W Nijman, Hester E de Melker, Adriana Tami

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Parental perception of child’s weight status and subsequent BMIz change: the KOALA birth cohort study

Sanne MPL Gerards, Jessica S Gubbels, Pieter C Dagnelie, Stef PJ Kremers, Annette Stafleu, Nanne K de Vries, Carel Thijs

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sleep duration and incidence of lung cancer in ageing men

Maria K Luojus, Soili M Lehto, Tommi Tolmunen, Arja T Erkkilä, Jussi Kauhanen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Retention in care, resource utilization, and costs for adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in Zambia: a retrospective cohort study

Callie A Scott, Hari S Iyer, Kelly McCoy, Crispin Moyo, Lawrence Long, Bruce A Larson, Sydney Rosen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in amenable mortality in urban areas of Spanish cities, 1996–2007

Andreu Nolasco, José Antonio Quesada, Joaquín Moncho, Inmaculada Melchor, Pamela Pereyra-Zamora, Nayara Tamayo-Fonseca, Miguel Angel Martínez-Beneito, Oscar Zurriaga

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Stress-related eating, obesity and associated behavioural traits in adolescents: a prospective population-based cohort study

Anne Jääskeläinen, Nina Nevanperä, Jouko Remes, Fanni Rahkonen, Marjo-Riitta Järvelin, Jaana Laitinen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Tailoring a family-based alcohol intervention for Aboriginal Australians, and the experiences and perceptions of health care providers trained in its delivery

Bianca Calabria, Anton Clifford, Miranda Rose, Anthony P Shakeshaft

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Symptomatic malaria diagnosis overestimate malaria prevalence, but underestimate anaemia burdens in children: results of a follow up study in Kenya

Joseph K Choge, Ng’wena G Magak, Willis Akhwale, Julius Koech, Moses M Ngeiywa, Elijah Oyoo-Okoth, Fabian Esamai, Odipo Osano, Christopher Khayeka-Wandabwa, Eliningaya J Kweka

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Primary prevention of childhood obesity through counselling sessions at Swedish child health centres: design, methods and baseline sample characteristics of the PRIMROSE cluster-randomised trial

Nora Döring, Lena M Hansson, Elina Scheers Andersson, Benjamin Bohman, Maria Westin, Margaretha Magnusson, Christel Larsson, Elinor Sundblom, Mikaela Willmer, Margareta Blennow, Berit L Heitmann, Lars Forsberg, Sanna Wallin, Per Tynelius, Ata Ghaderi, Finn Rasmussen

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Proactive tobacco treatment for low income smokers: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Steven S Fu, Michelle van Ryn, Diana J Burgess, David Nelson, Barbara Clothier, Janet L Thomas, John A Nyman, Anne M Joseph

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Occupational rehabilitation programs for musculoskeletal pain and common mental health disorders: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Marius S Fimland, Ottar Vasseljen, Sigmund Gismervik, Marit By Rise, Vidar Halsteinli, Henrik B Jacobsen, Petter C Borchgrevink, Hanne Tenggren, Roar Johnsen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Characteristics linked to the reduction of stigma towards schizophrenia: a pre-and-post study of parents of adolescents attending an educational program

Yiwei Ling, Mayumi Watanabe, Hatsumi Yoshii, Kouhei Akazawa

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Podoconiosis patients’ willingness to pay for treatment services in Northwest Ethiopia: potential for cost recovery

Abreham Tamiru, Girmay Tsegay, Moges Wubie, Molla Gedefaw, Sara Tomczyk, Fasil Tekola-Ayele

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Social representation and practices related to dementia in Hai District of Tanzania

Declare Mushi, Amen Rongai, Stella-Maria Paddick, Catherine Dotchin, Chauka Mtuya, Richard Walker

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Changes in physical activity during the transition from primary to secondary school in Belgian children: what is the role of the school environment?

Femke De Meester, Delfien Van Dyck, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Benedicte Deforche, Greet Cardon

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effectiveness of a smart phone app on improving immunization of children in rural Sichuan Province, China: study protocol for a paired cluster randomized controlled trial

Li Chen, Wei Wang, Xiaozhen Du, Xiuqin Rao, Michelle Helena van Velthoven, Ruikan Yang, Lin Zhang, Jeanne Catherine Koepsell, Ye Li, Qiong Wu, Yanfeng Zhang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Q fever in the Netherlands: public perceptions and behavioral responses in three different epidemiological regions: a follow-up study

Marloes Bults, Desirée Beaujean, Clementine Wijkmans, Jan Hendrik Richardus, Hélène Voeten

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An examination of the demographic predictors of adolescent breakfast consumption, content, and context

Barbara Mullan, Cara Wong, Emily Kothe, Kathleen O’Moore, Kristen Pickles, Kirby Sainsbury

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Knowledge of HIV and factors associated with attitudes towards HIV among final-year medical students at Hanoi medical university in Vietnam

Michael Platten, Ha N Pham, Huy V Nguyen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Child mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo: cross-sectional evidence of the effect of geographic location and prolonged conflict from a national household survey

Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Tumwaka P Mandungu, Kisumbula Mbela, Kikhela PD Nzita, Banza B Kalambayi, Kalambayi P Kayembe, Jacques B O Emina

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Chlamydia trachomatisinfection among female inmates at Briman prison in Saudi Arabia

Wafa Fageeh, Sami Badawood, Hanin Al Thagafi, Muhammad Yasir, Esam Azhar, Suha Farraj, Mona Alomary, Moneerah Alsaeed, Soonham Yaghmoor, Taha Kumosani

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The status and correlates of depression and anxiety among breast-cancer survivors in Eastern China: a population-based, cross-sectional case–control study

Feng Wang, Jiajia Liu, Liyuan Liu, Fei Wang, Zhongbing Ma, Dezong Gao, Qiang Zhang, Zhigang Yu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Descriptive epidemiological study of food intake among Japanese adults: analyses by age, time and birth cohort model

Rei Otsuka, Hiroshi Yatsuya, Koji Tamakoshi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Parental encouragement of healthy behaviors: adolescent weight status and health-related quality of life

Laura Nicholls, Andrew J Lewis, Solveig Petersen, Boyd Swinburn, Marj Moodie, Lynne Millar

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

School travel mode, parenting practices and physical activity among UK Year 5 and 6 children

Russell Jago, Lesley Wood, Simon J Sebire, Mark J Edwards, Ben Davies, Kathryn Banfield, Kenneth R Fox, Janice L Thompson, Ashley R Cooper, Alan A Montgomery

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Associations between inadequate sleep and obesity in the US adult population: analysis of the national health interview survey (1977–2009)

Girardin Jean-Louis, Natasha J Williams, Daniel Sarpong, Abhishek Pandey, Shawn Youngstedt, Ferdinand Zizi, Gbenga Ogedegbe

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impact of some types of mass gatherings on current suicide risk in an urban population: statistical and negative binominal regression analysis of time series

Vasiliy S Usenko, Sergey N Svirin, Yan N Shchekaturov, Eduard D Ponarin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cost savings of reduced constipation rates attributed to increased dietary fiber intakes: a decision-analytic model

Jordana K Schmier, Paige E Miller, Jessica A Levine, Vanessa Perez, Kevin C Maki, Tia M Rains, Latha Devareddy, Lisa M Sanders, Dominik D Alexander

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Adherence to physical activity guidelines in older adults, using objectively measured physical activity in a population-based study

Barbara J Jefferis, Claudio Sartini, I-Min Lee, Minkyoung Choi, Antoinette Amuzu, Christina Gutierrez, Juan Pablo Casas, Sarah Ash, Lucy T Lennnon, S Goya Wannamethee, Peter H Whincup

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Farmers' knowledge, practices and injuries associated with pesticide exposure in rural farming villages in Tanzania

Elikana E Lekei, Aiwerasia V Ngowi, Leslie London

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Stress and cardiometabolic manifestations among Saudi students entering universities: a cross-sectional observational study

Nasser M Al-Daghri, Abdulaziz Al-Othman, Omar S Al-Attas, Khalid M Alkharfy, Majed S Alokail, Abdulmajeed Albanyan, Shaun Sabico, George P Chrousos

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

How adolescents perceive their communities: a qualitative study that explores the relationship between health and the physical environment

Kristin Mmari, Hannah Lantos, Heena Brahmbhatt, Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, Chaohua Lou, Rajib Acharya, Adesola Sangowawa

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Community perception on biomedical research: A case study of malariometric survey in Korogwe District, Tanga Region, Tanzania

Isolide S Massawe, John P Lusingu, Rachel N Manongi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Adherence to antiretroviral therapy and its associated factors among children at South Wollo Zone Hospitals, Northeast Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Getachew Arage, Gizachew Assefa Tessema, Hiwot Kassa

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Modelling the effects of media during an influenza epidemic

Shannon Collinson, Jane M Heffernan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Metropolitan-level ethnic residential segregation, racial identity, and body mass index among U.S. Hispanic adults: a multilevel cross-sectional study

Kiarri N Kershaw, Sandra S Albrecht

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Bowel disorders and its spatial trend in Manitoba, Canada

Mahmoud Torabi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Overdose rescues by trained and untrained participants and change in opioid use among substance-using participants in overdose education and naloxone distribution programs: a retrospective cohort study

Maya Doe-Simkins, Emily Quinn, Ziming Xuan, Amy Sorensen-Alawad, Holly Hackman, Al Ozonoff, Alexander Y Walley

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Neck circumference as a measure of neck fat and abdominal visceral fat in Chinese adults

Hong-Xing Li, Fen Zhang, Dong Zhao, Zhong Xin, Shu-Qin Guo, Shu-Mei Wang, Jian-Jun Zhang, Jun Wang, Yan Li, Guang-Ran Yang, Jin-Kui Yang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Making progress: the role of cancer councils in Australia in indigenous cancer control

Sandra C Thompson, Shaouli Shahid, Michelle DiGiacomo, Leanne Pilkington, Patricia M Davidson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A study on knowledge, attitude, and practice towards premarital carrier screening among adults attending primary healthcare centers in a region in Oman

Omar A Al-Farsi, Yahya M Al-Farsi, Ishita Gupta, Allal Ouhtit, Khalil S Al-Farsi, Samir Al-Adawi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Do low-income neighbourhoods have the least green space? A cross-sectional study of Australia’s most populous cities

Thomas Astell-Burt, Xiaoqi Feng, Suzanne Mavoa, Hannah M Badland, Billie Giles-Corti

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A random spatial sampling method in a rural developing nation

Michelle C Kondo, Kent DW Bream, Frances K Barg, Charles C Branas

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A survey of retirement intentions of baby boomers: an overview of health, social and economic determinants

Anne W Taylor, Rhiannon Pilkington, Helen Feist, Eleonora Dal Grande, Graeme Hugo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Longitudinal trends in prostate cancer incidence, mortality, and survival of patients from two Shanghai city districts: a retrospective population-based cohort study, 2000–2009

Yi Hu, Qi Zhao, Jianyu Rao, Haiju Deng, Hong Yuan, Biao Xu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Mortality risk associated with underweight: a census-linked cohort of 31,578 individuals with up to 32 years of follow-up

Lucienne Roh, Julia Braun, Arnaud Chiolero, Matthias Bopp, Sabine Rohrmann, David Faeh, for the Swiss National Cohort Study Group

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Unprotected sex among men who have sex with men living with HIV in Brazil: a cross-sectional study in Rio de Janeiro

Cynthia Braga Cunha, Raquel Brandini De Boni, Maria Regina Cotrim Guimarães, Carolyn Yanavich, Valdilea Gonçalves Veloso, Ronaldo Ismerio Moreira, Brenda Hoagland, Beatriz Grinsztejn, Ruth Khalili Friedman

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Be smart against cancer! A school-based program covering cancer-related risk behavior

Friederike Stölzel, Nadja Seidel, Stefan Uhmann, Michael Baumann, Hendrik Berth, Jürgen Hoyer, Gerhard Ehninger

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

“I don’t see an added value for myself”: a qualitative study exploring the social cognitive variables associated with influenza vaccination of Belgian, Dutch and German healthcare personnel

Birthe A Lehmann, Robert AC Ruiter, Sabine Wicker, Dick van Dam, Gerjo Kok

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus, syphilis, hepatitis B and C in blood donations in Namibia

Rooyen T Mavenyengwa, Munyaradzi Mukesi, Israel Chipare, Esra Shoombe

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health-related quality of life is not impaired in children with undetected as well as diagnosed celiac disease: a large population based cross-sectional study

Anna Myléus, Solveig Petersen, Annelie Carlsson, Solveig Hammarroth, Lotta Högberg, Anneli Ivarsson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Analysing the socioeconomic determinants of hypertension in South Africa: a structural equation modelling approach

Annibale Cois, Rodney Ehrlich

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sexual health is dead in my body: participatory assessment of sexual health determinants by refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented migrants in Belgium and the Netherlands

Ines Keygnaert, Nicole Vettenburg, Kristien Roelens, Marleen Temmerman

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Awareness of physical activity in healthy middle-aged adults: a cross-sectional study of associations with sociodemographic, biological, behavioural, and psychological factors

Job G Godino, Clare Watkinson, Kirsten Corder, Stephen Sutton, Simon J Griffin, Esther MF van Sluijs

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development and validation of a tool to assess the physical and social environment associated with physical activity among adults in Sri Lanka

Shreenika H De Silva Weliange, Dulitha Fernando, Jagath Gunatilake

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The effectiveness and applicability of different lifestyle interventions for enhancing wellbeing: the study design for a randomized controlled trial for persons with metabolic syndrome risk factors and psychological distress

Raimo Lappalainen, Essi Sairanen, Elina Järvelä, Sanni Rantala, Riitta Korpela, Sampsa Puttonen, Urho M Kujala, Tero Myllymäki, Katri Peuhkuri, Elina Mattila, Kirsikka Kaipainen, Aino Ahtinen, Leila Karhunen, Jussi Pihlajamäki, Heli Järnefelt, Jaana Laitinen, Eija Kutinlahti, Osmo Saarelma, Miikka Ermes, Marjukka Kolehmainen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Working with men to prevent intimate partner violence in a conflict-affected setting: a pilot cluster randomized controlled trial in rural Côte d’Ivoire

Mazeda Hossain, Cathy Zimmerman, Ligia Kiss, Tanya Abramsky, Drissa Kone, Monika Bakayoko-Topolska, Jeannie Annan, Heidi Lehmann, Charlotte Watts

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The effects of food advertising and cognitive load on food choices

Frederick J Zimmerman, Sandhya V Shimoga

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Characteristics of smokers who have never tried to quit: evidence from the British Opinions and Lifestyle Survey

Aarohi Sharma, Lisa Szatkowski

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Efficacy of a combined contraceptive regimen consisting of condoms and emergency contraception pills

Rui Zhao, Jun-Qing Wu, Yu-Yan Li, Ying Zhou, Hong-Lei Ji, Yi-Ran Li

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Does the primary screening test influence women’s anxiety and intention to screen for cervical cancer? A randomized survey of Norwegian women

Emily A Burger, Mari Nygård, Dorte Gyrd-Hansen, Tron Anders Moger, Ivar Sonbo Kristiansen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Antiretroviral drug expenditure, pricing and judicial demand: an analysis of federal procurement data in Brazil from 2004–2011

Jing Luo, Maria A Oliveira, Mariana BC Ramos, Aurélio Maia, Claudia GS Osorio-de-Castro

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effectiveness of a complex intervention in reducing the prevalence of smoking among adolescents: study design of a cluster-randomized controlled trial

Alfonso Leiva, Andreu Estela, Maties Torrent, Amador Calafat, Miquel Bennasar, Aina Yáñez

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Industrial air pollution in rural Kenya: community awareness, risk perception and associations between risk variables

Eunice Omanga, Lisa Ulmer, Zekarias Berhane, Michael Gatari

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Snacking patterns, diet quality, and cardiovascular risk factors in adults

Theresa A Nicklas, Carol E O’Neil, Victor L Fulgoni III

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Traditional healers and the potential for collaboration with the national tuberculosis programme in Vanuatu: results from a mixed methods study

Kerri Viney, Penelope Johnson, Markleen Tagaro, Saen Fanai, Nguyen N Linh, Paul Kelly, David Harley, Adrian Sleigh

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Follow-up in healthy schoolchildren and in adolescents with DOWN syndrome: psycho-environmental and genetic determinants of physical activity and its impact on fitness, cardiovascular diseases, inflammatory biomarkers and mental health; the UP&DOWN Study

José Castro-Piñero, Ana Carbonell-Baeza, David Martinez-Gomez, Sonia Gómez-Martínez, Verónica Cabanas-Sánchez, Catalina Santiago, Ana M Veses, Fernando Bandrés, Ana Gonzalez-Galo, Félix Gomez-Gallego, Oscar L Veiga, Jonatan R Ruiz, Ascensión Marcos

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The prevalence of naturally acquired swimming ability among children in Bangladesh: a cross sectional survey

Aminur Rahman, Michael Linnan, Saidur Rahman Mashreky, Mohammad Jahangir Hossain, Fazlur Rahman

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Assessment of risky sexual behaviors and risk perception among youths in Western Ethiopia: the influences of family and peers: a comparative cross-sectional study

Elias Legesse Negeri

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Predictors of sickness absence in college and university educated self-employed: a historic register study

Liesbeth EC Wijnvoord, Jac JL Van der Klink, Michiel R De Boer, Sandra Brouwer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The usefulness of “corrected” body mass index vs. self-reported body mass index: comparing the population distributions, sensitivity, specificity, and predictive utility of three correction equations using Canadian population-based data

Daniel J Dutton, Lindsay McLaren

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Non-adherence to self-care practices & medication and health related quality of life among patients with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study

Farzana Saleh, Shirin J Mumu, Ferdous Ara, Md Abdul Hafez, Liaquat Ali

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development of health risk-based metrics for defining a heatwave: a time series study in Brisbane, Australia

Shilu Tong, Xiao Yu Wang, Gerry FitzGerald, David McRae, Gerard Neville, Vivienne Tippett, Peter Aitken, Ken Verrall

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Healthy eating and lifestyle in pregnancy (HELP): a protocol for a cluster randomised trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a weight management intervention in pregnancy

Elinor John, Dunla M Cassidy, Rebecca Playle, Karen Jewell, David Cohen, Donna Duncan, Robert G Newcombe, Monica Busse, Eleri Owen-Jones, Nefyn Williams, Mirella Longo, Amanda Avery, Sharon A Simpson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Using the community-based health planning and services program to promote skilled delivery in rural Ghana: socio-demographic factors that influence women utilization of skilled attendants at birth in Northern Ghana

Evelyn Sakeah, Henry V Doctor, Lois McCloskey, Judith Bernstein, Kojo Yeboah-Antwi, Samuel Mills

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Work ability of Chinese migrant workers: the influence of migration characteristics

Lu Han, Leiyu Shi, Liming Lu, Li Ling

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Individual, facility, and program factors affecting retention in a national weight management program

Bonnie Spring, Min-Woong Sohn, Sara M Locatelli, Sattar Hadi, Leila Kahwati, Frances M Weaver

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Loneliness and health risk behaviours among Russian and U.S. adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Andrew Stickley, Ai Koyanagi, Roman Koposov, Mary Schwab-Stone, Vladislav Ruchkin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Protective factors against suicide among young-old Chinese outpatients

Ying-Jen Chen, Yun-Fang Tsai, Shwu-Hua Lee, Hsiu-Lan Lee

01.12.2014 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Building on the EGIPPS performance assessment: the multipolar framework as a heuristic to tackle the complexity of performance of public service oriented health care organisations

Bruno Marchal, Tom Hoerée, Valéria Campos da Silveira, Sara Van Belle, Nuggehalli S Prashanth, Guy Kegels

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health promotion interventions for increasing stroke awareness in ethnic minorities: a systematic review of the literature

Paolo Gardois, Andrew Booth, Elizabeth Goyder, Tony Ryan

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The Carriage Of Multiresistant Bacteria After Travel (COMBAT) prospective cohort study: methodology and design

Maris S Arcilla, Jarne M van Hattem, Martin CJ Bootsma, Perry J van Genderen, Abraham Goorhuis, Constance Schultsz, Ellen E Stobberingh, Henri A Verbrugh, Menno D de Jong, Damian C Melles, John Penders

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effects of short-term radiation emitted by WCDMA mobile phones on teenagers and adults

Soo Beom Choi, Min Kyung Kwon, Jai Won Chung, Jee Soo Park, KilSoo Chung, Deok Won Kim

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Untying chronic pain: prevalence and societal burden of chronic pain stages in the general population - a cross-sectional survey

Winfried Häuser, Frederik Wolfe, Peter Henningsen, Gabriele Schmutzer, Elmar Brähler, Andreas Hinz

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Using an autologistic regression model to identify spatial risk factors and spatial risk patterns of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in Mainland China

Yan-Chen Bo, Chao Song, Jin-Feng Wang, Xiao-Wen Li

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

On your feet: protocol for a randomized controlled trial to compare the effects of pole walking and regular walking on physical and psychosocial health in older adults

Juliette O Fritschi, Wendy J Brown, Jannique GZ van Uffelen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A pragmatic, randomized, controlled study evaluating the impact of access to smoking cessation pharmacotherapy coverage on the proportion of successful quitters in a Canadian population of smokers motivated to quit (ACCESSATION)

Peter Selby, Gerald Brosky, Paul Oh, Vincent Raymond, Carmen Arteaga, Suzanne Ranger

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Asthma prevalence, knowledge, and perceptions among secondary school pupils in rural and urban coastal districts in Tanzania

Meshack Shimwela, Julius Chacha Mwita, Michael Mwandri, Godfrey Mutashambara Rwegerera, Yohana Mashalla, Ferdinand Mugusi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sexual assault while too intoxicated to resist: a general population study of Norwegian teenage girls

Hilde Pape

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The impact of televised tobacco control advertising content on campaign recall: Evidence from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) United Kingdom Survey

Sol Richardson, Ann McNeill, Tessa E Langley, Michelle Sims, Anna Gilmore, Lisa Szatkowski, Robert Heath, Geoffrey T Fong, Sarah Lewis

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Behavioural factors associated with diarrhea among adults over 18 years of age in Beijing, China

Chunna Ma, Shuangsheng Wu, Peng Yang, Haiyue Li, Song Tang, Quanyi Wang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sweetened beverage consumption and the risk of hyperuricemia in Mexican adults: a cross-sectional study

Joacim Meneses-Leon, Edgar Denova-Gutiérrez, Susana Castañón-Robles, Victor Granados-García, Juan O Talavera, Berenice Rivera-Paredez, Gerardo G Huitrón-Bravo, Margarita Cervantes-Rodríguez, Manuel Quiterio-Trenado, Samantha E Rudolph, Jorge Salmerón

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Care-seeking and appropriate treatment for childhood acute respiratory illness: an analysis of Demographic and Health Survey and Multiple Indicators Cluster Survey datasets for high-mortality countries

Emily M Mosites, Alastair I Matheson, Eli Kern, Lisa E Manhart, Saul S Morris, Stephen E Hawes

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A stakeholder analysis of the perceived outcomes of developing and implementing England’s obesity strategy 2008–2011

Corinna Hawkes, Amy L Ahern, Susan A Jebb

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impact of additional counselling sessions through phone calls on smoking cessation outcomes among smokers in Penang State, Malaysia

Ali Qais Blebil, Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Mohamed Azmi Hassali, Juman Abdulelah Dujaili, Alfian Mohamed Zin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Interaction of body mass index and hemoglobin concentration on blood pressure among pregnant women in Guangxi, China

Qiuan Zhong, Jiangyan Xu, Yingquan Long, Yingying Deng, Jinlan Hu, Xiaofei Li, Xiaoqiang Qiu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Home visits to improve breast health knowledge and screening practices in a less privileged area in Jordan

Hana Taha, Lennarth Nyström, Raeda Al-Qutob, Vanja Berggren, Hamideh Esmaily, Rolf Wahlström

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Spatial distribution, work patterns, and perception towards malaria interventions among temporary mobile/migrant workers in artemisinin resistance containment zone

Khin Thet Wai, Myat Phone Kyaw, Tin Oo, PeThet Zaw, Myat Htut Nyunt, Moe Thida, Thar Tun Kyaw

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Expanded program of immunization coverage and associated factors among children age 12 – 23 months in Arba Minch town and Zuria District, Southern Ethiopia, 2013

Worku Animaw, Wondimagegn Taye, Behailu Merdekios, Marilign Tilahun, Gistane Ayele

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Increasing the effectiveness of the Diabetes Prevention Program through if-then plans: study protocol for the randomized controlled trial of the McGill CHIP Healthy Weight Program

Bärbel Knäuper, Elena Ivanova, Zhen Xu, Melodie Chamandy, Ilka Lowensteyn, Lawrence Joseph, Aleksandra Luszczynska, Steven Grover

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Alcohol marketing in televised international football: frequency analysis

Jean Adams, James Coleman, Martin White

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Community perceptions of unintentional child injuries in Makwanpur district of Nepal: a qualitative study

Puspa Raj Pant, Elizabeth Towner, Paul Pilkington, Matthew Ellis, Dharma Manandhar

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Tuberculosis patients’ knowledge and beliefs about tuberculosis: a mixed methods study from the Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu

Kerri A Viney, Penelope Johnson, Markleen Tagaro, Saen Fanai, Nguyen N Linh, Paul Kelly, David Harley, Adrian Sleigh

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An examination of exposure and avoidance behavior related to second-hand cigarette smoke among adolescent girls in Canada

Jennifer Schwartz, Raquel B Graham, Chris G Richardson, Chizimuzo T Okoli, Laura L Struik, Joan L Bottorff

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A cross-sectional analysis of the effects of residential greenness on blood pressure in 10-year old children: results from the GINIplus and LISAplus studies

Iana Markevych, Elisabeth Thiering, Elaine Fuertes, Dorothea Sugiri, Dietrich Berdel, Sibylle Koletzko, Andrea von Berg, Carl-Peter Bauer, Joachim Heinrich

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Changes in the selected reproductive health indicators among married women of reproductive age in low performing areas of Bangladesh: findings from an evaluation study

Rukhsana Gazi, Humayun Kabir, Nirod Chandra Saha

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Focus on vulnerable populations and promoting equity in health service utilization ––an analysis of visitor characteristics and service utilization of the Chinese community health service

Xiaoxin Dong, Ling Liu, Shiyi Cao, Huajie Yang, Fujian Song, Chen Yang, Yanhong Gong, Yunxia Wang, Xiaoxu Yin, Xing Xu, Jun Xie, Yi Sun, Zuxun Lu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The role of childhood social position in adult type 2 diabetes: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

Jitka Pikhartova, David Blane, Gopalakrishnan Netuveli

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Relationship between arsenic skin lesions and the age of natural menopause

Fakir Md Yunus, Musarrat Jabeen Rahman, Md Zahidul Alam, Samar Kumar Hore, Mahfuzar Rahman

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impacts of hot and cold spells differ for acute and chronic ischaemic heart diseases

Hana Davídkovová, Eva Plavcová, Jan Kynčl, Jan Kyselý

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cardiorespiratory fitness and the incidence of type 2 diabetes: a cohort study of Japanese male athletes

Yuki Someya, Sachio Kawai, Yoshimitsu Kohmura, Kazuhiro Aoki, Hiroyuki Daida

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Common risk factor approach to address socioeconomic inequality in the oral health of preschool children – a prospective cohort study

Loc G Do, Jane A Scott, W Murray Thomson, John W Stamm, Andrew J Rugg-Gunn, Steven M Levy, Ching Wong, Gemma Devenish, Diep H Ha, A John Spencer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The likelihood of khat chewing serving as a neglected and reverse ‘gateway’ to tobacco use among UK adult male khat chewers: a cross sectional study

Saba Kassim, Nikki Rogers, Kelly Leach

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Exposure to nature versus relaxation during lunch breaks and recovery from work: development and design of an intervention study to improve workers’ health, well-being, work performance and creativity

Jessica de Bloom, Ulla Kinnunen, Kalevi Korpela

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Objectively determined habitual physical activity in South African adolescents: the PAHL study

Sandra N Wushe, Sarah J Moss, Makama A Monyeki

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Component costs of foodborne illness: a scoping review

Taylor McLinden, Jan M Sargeant, M Kate Thomas, Andrew Papadopoulos, Aamir Fazil

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Validity of SC-StepRx pedometer-derived moderate and vigorous physical activity during treadmill walking and running in a heterogeneous sample of children and youth

Travis John Saunders, Casey Ellen Gray, Michael Marc Borghese, Allison McFarlane, Afekwo Mbonu, Zachary Michael Ferraro, Mark Stephen Tremblay

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Setting policy priorities to address eating disorders and weight stigma: views from the field of eating disorders and the US general public

Rebecca M Puhl, Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, S Bryn Austin, Joerg Luedicke, Kelly M King

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Social relationships and health related behaviors among older US adults

Richard G Watt, Anja Heilmann, Wael Sabbah, Tim Newton, Tarani Chandola, Jun Aida, Aubrey Sheiham, Michael Marmot, Ichiro Kawachi, Georgios Tsakos

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Hombre Seguro(Safe Men): a sexual risk reduction intervention for male clients of female sex workers

Eileen V Pitpitan, Claudia V Chavarin, Shirley J Semple, Carlos Magis-Rodriguez, Steffanie A Strathdee, Thomas L Patterson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Ferritin levels and risk of metabolic syndrome: meta-analysis of observational studies

Victoria Abril-Ulloa, Gemma Flores-Mateo, Rosa Solà-Alberich, Begoña Manuel-y-Keenoy, Victoria Arija

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Utility of telephone survey methods in population-based health studies of older adults: an example from the Alberta Older Adult Health Behavior (ALERT) study

Jeff K Vallance, Dean T Eurich, Paul A Gardiner, Lorian M Taylor, Gillian Stevens, Steven T Johnson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Screening premorbid metabolic syndrome in community pharmacies: a cross-sectional descriptive study

Maria Angeles Via-Sosa, Cristina Toro, Pere Travé, Marian A March

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Lessons from the implementation of LLIN distribution campaign in Ilorin Kwara State, Nigeria

Abiodun Obembe, Okorie Okogbue Anyaele, Adedayo Olatunbosun Oduola

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

No increase in new users of blood glucose-lowering drugs in Norway 2006–2011: a nationwide prescription database study

Hanne Strøm, Randi Selmer, Kåre I Birkeland, Henrik Schirmer, Tore Julsrud Berg, Anne Karen Jenum, Kristian Midthjell, Christian Berg, Lars Christian Stene

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Stability and change in alcohol habits of different socio-demographic subgroups - a cohort study

Lovisa Sydén, Peter Wennberg, Yvonne Forsell, Anders Romelsjö

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Knowledge, attitude and practices regarding HIV/AIDS among adult fishermen in coastal areas of Karachi

Mubashir Zafar, Nighat Nisar, Masood Kadir, Zafar Fatmi, Zeeshan Ahmed, Kashif Shafique

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of older adults about pneumococcal immunization, a Public Health Agency of Canada/Canadian Institutes of Health Research Influenza Research Network (PCIRN) investigation

Amy Schneeberg, Julie A Bettinger, Shelly McNeil, Brian J Ward, Marc Dionne, Curtis Cooper, Brenda Coleman, Mark Loeb, Ethan Rubinstein, Janet McElhaney, David W Scheifele, Scott A Halperin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

How can knowledge exchange portals assist in knowledge management for evidence-informed decision making in public health?

Emma Quinn, Carmen Huckel-Schneider, Danielle Campbell, Holly Seale, Andrew J Milat

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Deprivation, clubs and drugs: results of a UK regional population-based cross-sectional study of weight management strategies

Clare Relton, Jessica Li, Mark Strong, Michelle Holdsworth, Richard Cooper, Mark Green, Paul Bissell

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An international survey of pain in adolescents

Michael Steven Swain, Nicholas Henschke, Steven James Kamper, Inese Gobina, Veronika Ottová-Jordan, Christopher Gerard Maher

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Individualized and institutionalized residential place-based discrimination and self-rated health: a cross-sectional study of the working-age general population in Osaka city, Japan

Takahiro Tabuchi, Tomoki Nakaya, Wakaba Fukushima, Ichiro Matsunaga, Satoko Ohfuji, Kyoko Kondo, Miki Inui, Yuka Sayanagi, Yoshio Hirota, Eiji Kawano, Hiroyuki Fukuhara

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Conversation about Serostatus decreases risk of acquiring HIV: results from a case control study comparing MSM with recent HIV infection and HIV negative controls

Claudia Santos-Hövener, Ruth Zimmermann, Claudia Kücherer, Jörg Bätzing-Feigenbaum, Stephan Wildner, Osamah Hamouda, Ulrich Marcus

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of interventions for increasing the possession of functioning smoke alarms in households with pre-school children: a modelling study

Pedro Saramago, Nicola J Cooper, Alex J Sutton, Mike Hayes, Ken Dunn, Andrea Manca, Denise Kendrick

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Association between hepatitis B virus infection and metabolic syndrome: a retrospective cohort study in Shanghai, China

Yanbing Zhou, Yan Cui, Haiju Deng, Jinming Yu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Gender differences in mortality and risk factors in a 13-year cohort study of street-recruited injecting drug users

Linn Gjersing, Anne Line Bretteville-Jensen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence and sociodemographic trends of weight misperception in Korean adolescents

Seonho Kim, Wi-Young So

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Parents’ preferences for vaccinating daughters against human papillomavirus in the Netherlands: a discrete choice experiment

Robine Hofman, Esther W de Bekker-Grob, Hein Raat, Theo JM Helmerhorst, Marjolein van Ballegooijen, Ida J Korfage

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Economics of chronic diseases protocol: cost-effectiveness modelling and the future burden of non-communicable disease in Europe

Diana Divajeva, Tim Marsh, Susanne Logstrup, Marleen Kestens, Pepijn Vemer, Vilma Kriaucioniene, Sophie Peresson, Sophie O’Kelly, Ana Rito, Laura Webber

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Ethical considerations of worksite health promotion: an exploration of stakeholders’ views

Jantien van Berkel, Agnes Meershoek, Rien MJPA Janssens, Cécile RL Boot, Karin I Proper, Allard J van der Beek

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Characteristics of adults involved in alcohol-related intimate partner violence: results from a nationally representative sample

Jennifer M Reingle Gonzalez, Nadine M Connell, Michael S Businelle, Wesley G Jennings, Karen G Chartier

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sociodemographic and behavioral factors associated with physical activity in Brazilian adolescents

Leandro Fornias Machado de Rezende, Catarina Machado Azeredo, Daniela Silva Canella, Rafael Moreira Claro, Inês Rugani Ribeiro de Castro, Renata Bertazzi Levy, Olinda do Carmo Luiz

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Measuring use of research evidence in public health policy: a policy content analysis

Pauline Zardo, Alex Collie

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The community and consumer food environment and children’s diet: a systematic review

Rachel Engler-Stringer, Ha Le, Angela Gerrard, Nazeem Muhajarine

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Smoking, physical activity and healthy aging in India

Jane Murray Cramm, Jinkook Lee

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Is a single item stress measure independently associated with subsequent severe injury: a prospective cohort study of 16,385 forest industry employees

Simo Salminen, Anne Kouvonen, Aki Koskinen, Matti Joensuu, Ari Väänänen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

What have we learned about communication inequalities during the H1N1 pandemic: a systematic review of the literature

Leesa Lin, Elena Savoia, Foluso Agboola, Kasisomayajula Viswanath

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Strategies to reduce safety violations for working from heights in construction companies: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Henk F van der Molen, Monique HW Frings-Dresen

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Promoting healthy eating, active play and sustainability consciousness in early childhood curricula, addressing the Ben10™ problem: a randomised control trial

Helen Skouteris, Susan Edwards, Leonie Rutherford, Amy Cutter-MacKenzie, Terry Huang, Amanda O’Connor

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Vaccination coverage for seasonal influenza among residents and health care workers in Norwegian nursing homes during the 2012/13 season, a cross-sectional study

Horst Bentele, Marianne R Bergsaker, Siri Helene Hauge, Jørgen V Bjørnholt

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Correlates of objectively measured overweight/obesity and physical activity in Kenyan school children: results from ISCOLE-Kenya

Stella K Muthuri, Lucy-Joy M Wachira, Vincent O Onywera, Mark S Tremblay

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

High fluoride water in Bondo-Rarieda area of Siaya County, Kenya: a hydro-geological implication on public health in the Lake Victoria Basin

Enos W Wambu, Stephen G Agong, Beatrice Anyango, Walter Akuno, Teresa Akenga

01.12.2014 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Time to revisit arsenic regulations: comparing drinking water and rice

Sébastien Sauvé

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Study protocol - resilience in individuals and families coping with the impacts of alcohol related injuries in remote indigenous communities: a mixed method study

Caryn West, Kim Usher, Alan R Clough

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A cross-sectional examination of socio-demographic and school-level correlates of children’s school travel mode in Ottawa, Canada

Richard Larouche, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Geneviève Leduc, Charles Boyer, Priscilla Bélanger, Allana G LeBlanc, Michael M Borghese, Mark S Tremblay

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effect of living area and sports club participation on physical fitness in children: a 4 year longitudinal study

Kathleen Golle, Urs Granacher, Martin Hoffmann, Ditmar Wick, Thomas Muehlbauer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Physical inactivity is strongly associated with anxiety and depression in Iraqi immigrants to Sweden: a cross-sectional study

Faiza Siddiqui, Ulf Lindblad, Louise Bennet

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Correlates of stunting among children in Ghana

Eugene Kofuor Maafo Darteh, Evelyn Acquah, Akwasi Kumi-Kyereme

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

HIV behavioural interventions targeted towards older adults: a systematic review

Joel Negin, Aneuryn Rozea, Alexandra LC Martiniuk

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Responsiveness of the individual work performance questionnaire

Linda Koopmans, Jennifer K Coffeng, Claire M Bernaards, Cécile RL Boot, Vincent H Hildebrandt, Henrica CW de Vet, Allard J van der Beek

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Determinants of neonatal mortality in Nigeria: evidence from the 2008 demographic and health survey

Osita Kingsley Ezeh, Kingsley Emwinyore Agho, Michael John Dibley, John Hall, Andrew Nicholas Page

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Improving rheumatic fever surveillance in New Zealand: results of a surveillance sector review

Jane Oliver, Nevil Pierse, Michael G Baker

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Consequences of hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, healthcare-seeking behaviors of patients, and responses of the health system: a population-based cross-sectional study in Bangladesh

Md Jasim Uddin, Nurul Alam, Haribondhu Sarma, Muhammad Ashique Haider Chowdhury, Dewan S Alam, Louis Niessen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Why do mothers encourage their children to control their weight? A cross-sectional study of possible contributing factors

Anja C Schreiber, Dorothea Kesztyüs, Tamara Wirt, Nanette Erkelenz, Susanne Kobel, Jürgen M Steinacker, The "Komm mit in das gesunde Boot - Grundschule" Research Group

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Meeting physical activity guidelines is associated with reduced risk for cardiovascular disease in black South African women; a 5.5-year follow-up study

Kasha Dickie, Lisa K Micklesfield, Sarah Chantler, Estelle V Lambert, Julia H Goedecke

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Knowledge and perceptions of hepatitis c infection and pesticides use in two rural villages in Egypt

Doa’a A Saleh, Sania Amr, Irene A Jillson, Judy Huei-yu Wang, Walaa A Khairy, Christopher A Loffredo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Maternal deaths among rural–urban migrants in China: a case–control study

Jingxu Zhang, Xiaozhuang Zhang, Liqian Qiu, Ronglian Zhang, David B Hipgrave, Yan Wang, Pei Zhang, Ruyan Pang, Sufang Guo

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Manage at work: a randomized, controlled trial of a self-management group intervention to overcome workplace challenges associated with chronic physical health conditions

William S Shaw, Elyssa Besen, Glenn Pransky, Cécile RL Boot, Michael K Nicholas, Robert K McLellan, Torill H Tveito

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence and correlates of leisure-time physical activity among Nigerians

Sally N Akarolo-Anthony, Clement A Adebamowo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Unmet mental health care need 10–11 years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks: 2011–2012 results from the World Trade Center Health Registry

Sharon J Ghuman, Robert M Brackbill, Steven D Stellman, Mark R Farfel, James E Cone

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effectiveness of an improved road safety policy in Ethiopia: an interrupted time series study

Teferi Abegaz, Yemane Berhane, Alemayehu Worku, Abebe Assrat

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Calibration of self-report tools for physical activity research: the Physical Activity Questionnaire (PAQ)

Pedro F Saint-Maurice, Gregory J Welk, Nicholas K Beyler, Roderick T Bartee, Kate A Heelan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The contribution of media analysis to the evaluation of environmental interventions: the commuting and health in Cambridge study

Joanna May Kesten, Simon Cohn, David Ogilvie

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prediction of future labour market outcome in a cohort of long-term sick- listed Danes

Jacob Pedersen, Thomas Alexander Gerds, Jakob Bue Bjorner, Karl Bang Christensen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Association between tobacco and alcohol use among young adult bar patrons: a cross-sectional study in three cities

Nan Jiang, Youn Ok Lee, Pamela M Ling

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Reimbursement of hormonal contraceptives and the frequency of induced abortion among teenagers in Sweden

Adam Sydsjö, Gunilla Sydsjö, Marie Bladh, Ann Josefsson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sleep duration, snoring habits and risk of acute myocardial infarction in China population: results of the INTERHEART study

Dongfang Xie, Wei Li, Yang Wang, Hongqiu Gu, Koon Teo, Lisheng Liu, Salim Yusuf

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Working and hypertension: gaps in employment not associated with increased risk in 13 European countries, a retrospective cohort study

Juliet Rumball-Smith, Arijit Nandi, Jay S Kaufman

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Accumulation of lifestyle and psychosocial problems and persistence of adverse lifestyle over two-year follow-up among Finnish adolescents

Eveliina Heikkala, Jouko Remes, Markus Paananen, Simo Taimela, Juha Auvinen, Jaro Karppinen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors affecting food handling Practices among food handlers of Dangila town food and drink establishments, North West Ethiopia

Ayehu Gashe Tessema, Kassahun Alemu Gelaye, Daniel Haile Chercos

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The benefits and harms of providing parents with weight feedback as part of the national child measurement programme: a prospective cohort study

Catherine L Falconer, Min Hae Park, Helen Croker, Áine Skow, James Black, Sonia Saxena, Anthony S Kessel, Saffron Karlsen, Stephen Morris, Russell M Viner, Sanjay Kinra

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Asian-White disparities in short sleep duration by industry of employment and occupation in the US: a cross-sectional study

Chandra L Jackson, Ichiro Kawachi, Susan Redline, Hee-Soon Juon, Frank B Hu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

First-year results of the Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network: 2012–2013 Northern hemisphere influenza season

Joan Puig-Barberà, Anita Tormos, Anna Sominina, Elena Burtseva, Odile Launay, Meral A Ciblak, Angels Natividad-Sancho, Amparo Buigues-Vila, Sergio Martínez-Úbeda, Cedric Mahé

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Associations between neighbourhood environmental characteristics and obesity and related behaviours among adult New Zealanders

Amber L Pearson, Graham Bentham, Peter Day, Simon Kingham

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Surveillance of healthcare-associated infections in Piemonte, Italy: results from a second regional prevalence study

Lorena Charrier, Pier Angelo Argentero, Enzo C Farina, Roberto Serra, Francesco Mana, Carla M Zotti

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Seroprevalence of hepatitis B and C virus infections among health students and health care workers in the Najran region, southwestern Saudi Arabia: The need for national guidelines for health students

Jobran M Alqahtani, Saeed A Abu-Eshy, Ahmed A Mahfouz, Awad A El-Mekki, Ahmed M Asaad

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

How much salt do adults consume in climate vulnerable coastal Bangladesh?

Sabrina Rasheed, Shamshad Jahan, Tamanna Sharmin, Shahidul Hoque, Masuma Akter Khanam, Mary Anne Land, Mohammad Iqbal, Syed Manzoor Ahmed Hanifi, Fatema Khatun, Abul Kasem Siddique, Abbas Bhuiya

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Obesity epidemic has emerged among Nigerians

Sally N Akarolo-Anthony, Walter C Willett, Donna Spiegelman, Clement A Adebamowo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impact of housing improvement and the socio-physical environment on the mental health of children’s carers: a cohort study in Australian Aboriginal communities

Ross S Bailie, Matthew Stevens, Elizabeth L McDonald

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health effects of indebtedness: a systematic review

Elina Turunen, Heikki Hiilamo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Burden of multimorbidity, socioeconomic status and use of health services across stages of life in urban areas: a cross-sectional study

Concepción Violán, Quintí Foguet-Boreu, Albert Roso-Llorach, Teresa Rodriguez-Blanco, Mariona Pons-Vigués, Enriqueta Pujol-Ribera, Miguel Ángel Muñoz-Pérez, Jose M Valderas

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Decomposition of educational differences in life expectancy by age and causes of death among South Korean adults

Kyunghee Jung-Choi, Young-Ho Khang, Hong-Jun Cho, Sung-Cheol Yun

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The impact of chronic conditions of care recipients on the labour force participation of informal carers in Australia: which conditions are associated with higher rates of non-participation in the labour force?

Deborah Schofield, Michelle Cunich, Rupendra Shrestha, Megan Passey, Simon Kelly, Robert Tanton, Lennert Veerman

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The associations between psychosocial working conditions and changes in common mental disorders: a follow-up study

Hanna Laine, Peppiina Saastamoinen, Jouni Lahti, Ossi Rahkonen, Eero Lahelma

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

“Knowledge and attitudes of Spanish adolescent girls towards human papillomavirus infection: where to intervene to improve vaccination coverage”

Pedro Navarro-Illana, Javier Diez-Domingo, Esther Navarro-Illana, José Tuells, Sara Alemán, Joan Puig-Barberá

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Food and beverage portion sizes in Australian children: a secondary analysis of 1995 and 2007 national data

Kate Collins, Jane F Watson, Clare E Collins

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

School nurses’ attitudes and experiences regarding the human papillomavirus vaccination programme in Sweden: a population-based survey

Maria Grandahl, Tanja Tydén, Andreas Rosenblad, Marie Oscarsson, Tryggve Nevéus, Christina Stenhammar

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Spatial analysis of factors associated with HIV infection among young people in Uganda, 2011

Lucy A Chimoyi, Eustasius Musenge

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Smoking in cars in England: a study of school students in an English city

Ilze Bogdanovica, Lisa Szatkowski, John Britton, Ann McNeill

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Return to work of workers without a permanent employment contract, sick-listed due to a common mental disorder: design of a randomised controlled trial

Lieke Lammerts, Sylvia J Vermeulen, Frederieke G Schaafsma, Willem van Mechelen, Johannes R Anema

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Acceptability of self-collection sampling for HPV-DNA testing in low-resource settings: a mixed methods approach

Pooja Bansil, Scott Wittet, Jeanette L Lim, Jennifer L Winkler, Proma Paul, Jose Jeronimo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Contraceptive use and method preference among HIV positive women in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a cross sectional survey

Hussen Mekonnen Asfaw, Fikre Enquselassie Gashe

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Public perceptions of non-pharmaceutical interventions for reducing transmission of respiratory infection: systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies

Emma Teasdale, Miriam Santer, Adam W A Geraghty, Paul Little, Lucy Yardley

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evaluation of a real world intervention using professional football players to promote a healthy diet and physical activity in children and adolescents from a lower socio-economic background: a controlled pretest-posttest design

Veerle Dubuy, Katrien De Cocker, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Lea Maes, Jan Seghers, Johan Lefevre, Kristine De Martelaer, Hannah Brooke, Greet Cardon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Does physical activity prevent cognitive decline and dementia?: A systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies

Sarah J Blondell, Rachel Hammersley-Mather, J Lennert Veerman

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Design of a school-based randomized trial to reduce smoking among 13 to 15-year olds, the X:IT study

Anette Andersen, Lotus Sofie Bast, Lene Winther Ringgaard, Louise Wohllebe, Poul Dengsøe Jensen, Maria Svendsen, Peter Dalum, Pernille Due

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A school-based rope skipping intervention for adolescents in Hong Kong: protocol of a matched-pair cluster randomized controlled trial

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

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cardiovascular medication utilization and adherence among adults living in rural and urban areas: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Gaetanne K Murphy, Finlay A McAlister, Daniala L Weir, Lisa Tjosvold, Dean T Eurich

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Recognition and home care of low birth weight neonates: a qualitative study of knowledge, beliefs and practices of mothers in Iganga-Mayuge Health and Demographic Surveillance Site, Uganda

Elizabeth L Nabiwemba, Lynn Atuyambe, Bart Criel, Patrick Kolsteren, Christopher Garimoi Orach

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Efficacy of a church-based lifestyle intervention programme to control high normal blood pressure and/or high normal blood glucose in church members: a randomized controlled trial in Pretoria, South Africa

Supa Pengpid, Karl Peltzer, Linda Skaal

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Physical activity and cardiovascular risk factors in a 40- to 42-year-old rural Norwegian population from 1975–2010: repeated cross-sectional surveys

Ane Kristiansen Solbraa, Ingar Morten Holme, Sidsel Graff-Iversen, Geir Kåre Resaland, Eivind Aadland, Sigmund Alfred Anderssen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Clinical trials in a remote Aboriginal setting: lessons from the BOABS smoking cessation study

Julia V Marley, Tracey Kitaura, David Atkinson, Sue Metcalf, Graeme P Maguire, Dennis Gray

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Exposure to secondhand smoke and voluntary adoption of smoke-free home and car rules among non-smoking South African adults

Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf, Olubode Olufajo, Israel T Agaku

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

‘This diarrhoea is not a disease …’ local illness concepts and their effects on mothers’ health seeking behaviour: a qualitative study, Shuhair, Yemen

Hana H Webair, Abdulla S Bin Ghouth

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Developing an agenda for research about policies to improve access to healthy foods in rural communities: a concept mapping study

Donna B Johnson, Emilee Quinn, Marilyn Sitaker, Alice Ammerman, Carmen Byker, Wesley Dean, Sheila Fleischhacker, Jane Kolodinsky, Courtney Pinard, Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts, Joseph Sharkey

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Association between cardiorespiratory fitness and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome among Korean adults: a cross sectional study

Sunghyun Hong, Junga Lee, Jihye Park, Mikyung Lee, Ji Young Kim, Kyong-Chol Kim, Sun Hyun Kim, Jee Aee Im, Sang Hui Chu, Sang Hoon Suh, Sang Hwan Kim, Justin Y Jeon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The association between maternal hepatitis B e antigen status, as a proxy for perinatal transmission, and the risk of hepatitis B e antigenaemia in Gambian children

Yusuke Shimakawa, Christian Bottomley, Ramou Njie, Maimuna Mendy

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Associations between different types of physical activity and teachers’ perceived mental, physical, and work-related health

Inge Bogaert, Kristine De Martelaer, Benedicte Deforche, Peter Clarys, Evert Zinzen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

HIV vaccine acceptability among high-risk drug users in Appalachia: a cross-sectional study

April M Young, Ralph J DiClemente, Daniel S Halgin, Claire E Sterk, Jennifer R Havens

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evidence for low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in Australian indigenous peoples: a systematic review

Jasmine G Lyons, Kerin O’Dea, Karen Z Walker

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Qualitative study of the feasibility of HPV vaccine delivery to young adolescent girls in Vietnam: evidence from a government-implemented demonstration program

D Scott LaMontagne, Nguyen Quy Nghi, Le Thi Nga, Amynah Janmohamed, Dang Thi Thanh Huyen, Nguyen Tran Hien, Vivien Davis Tsu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sexual orientation, social capital and daily tobacco smoking: a population-based study

Martin Lindström, Jakob Axelsson, Birgit Modén, Maria Rosvall

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Adherence to and effectiveness of an individually tailored home-based exercise program for frail older adults, driven by mobility monitoring: design of a prospective cohort study

Hilde AE Geraedts, Wiebren Zijlstra, Wei Zhang, Sjoerd Bulstra, Martin Stevens

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators for participation in health promotion programs among employees: a six-month follow-up study

Anne Rongen, Suzan JW Robroek, Wouter van Ginkel, Dennis Lindeboom, Bibiëlle Altink, Alex Burdorf

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence and factors associated with hardcore smoking in Poland: Findings from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (2009–2010)

Dorota Kaleta, Bukola Usidame, Elżbieta Dziankowska-Zaborszczyk, Teresa Makowiec-Dąbrowska, Mall Leinsalu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Test implementation of a school-oriented drug prevention program “Study without Drugs”: pre- and post-testing for effectiveness

Fariel Ishaak, Nanne Karel de Vries, Kees van der Wolf

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Skin pigmentation, sun exposure and vitamin D levels in children of the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children

Carolina Bonilla, Andrew R Ness, Andrew K Wills, Debbie A Lawlor, Sarah J Lewis, George Davey Smith

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Disparity of anemia prevalence and associated factors among rural to urban migrant and the local children under two years old: a population based cross-sectional study in Pinghu, China

Shiyun Hu, Hui Tan, Aiping Peng, Hong Jiang, Jianmei Wu, Sufang Guo, Xu Qian

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

SLIMMER: a randomised controlled trial of diabetes prevention in Dutch primary health care: design and methods for process, effect, and economic evaluation

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

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evidence for the healthy immigrant effect in older Chinese immigrants: a cross-sectional study

Laura Corlin, Mark Woodin, Mohan Thanikachalam, Lydia Lowe, Doug Brugge

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Suicidal behaviour across the African continent: a review of the literature

Becky Mars, Stephanie Burrows, Heidi Hjelmeland, David Gunnell

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Differences in beliefs and home environments regarding energy balance behaviors according to parental education and ethnicity among schoolchildren in Europe: the ENERGY cross sectional study

Johannes Brug, Léonie Uijtdewilligen, Maartje M van Stralen, Amika S Singh, Mai JM ChinAPaw, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Nanna Lien, Elling Bere, Lea Maes, Juan M Fernández-Alvira, Nataša Jan, Eva Kovacs, Alain Dössegger, Yannis Manios, Saskia J te Velde

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A theory-based online health behaviour intervention for new university students (U@Uni): results from a randomised controlled trial

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

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Exploring obesogenic environments: the design and development of the migrant obesogenic perception of the environment questionnaire (MOPE-Q) using a sample of Iranian migrants in Australia

Maryam Delavari, Anders Larrabee Sønderlund, David Mellor, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Boyd Swinburn

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Mobile phones support adherence and retention of indigenous participants in a randomised controlled trial: strategies and lessons learnt

Gabrielle B McCallum, Lesley A Versteegh, Peter S Morris, Clare C Mckay, Nerida J Jacobsen, Andrew V White, Heather A D’Antoine, Anne B Chang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The influence of locus of control on self-rated health in context of chronic disease: a structural equation modeling approach in a cross sectional study

Erik Berglund, Per Lytsy, Ragnar Westerling

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence of unprotected anal intercourse in men who have sex with men recruited online versus offline: a meta-analysis

Zhongrong Yang, Sichao Zhang, Zhengquan Dong, Meihua Jin, Jiankang Han

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The World Health Organization Quality of Life instrument for people with intellectual and physical disabilities (WHOQOL-Dis): evidence of validity of the Brazilian version

Juliana Bredemeier, Gabriela Peretti Wagner, Marilyn Agranonik, Tatiana Spalding Perez, Marcelo P Fleck

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Breakfast patterns among low-income, ethnically-diverse 4th-6thgrade children in an urban area

Hannah G Lawman, Heather M Polonsky, Stephanie S Vander Veur, Michelle L Abel, Sandy Sherman, Katherine W Bauer, Tim Sanders, Jennifer O Fisher, Lisa Bailey-Davis, Janet Ng, Gretchen Van Wye, Gary D Foster

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Descending the sanitation ladder in urban Uganda: evidence from Kampala Slums

Japheth Kwiringira, Peter Atekyereza, Charles Niwagaba, Isabel Günther

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Consumption of sweet foods and mammographic breast density: a cross-sectional study

Caroline S Duchaine, Isabelle Dumas, Caroline Diorio

01.12.2014 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Chronic diseases and multi-morbidity - a conceptual modification to the WHO ICCC model for countries in health transition

Tolu Oni, Nuala McGrath, Rhonda BeLue, Paul Roderick, Stephen Colagiuri, Carl R May, Naomi S Levitt

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Qualitative findings from an exploratory trial of the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) and their implications for the process evaluation in the definitive trial

Jenny J Lloyd, Katrina M Wyatt

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effectiveness and implementation of an obesity prevention intervention: the HeLP-her Rural cluster randomised controlled trial

Catherine B Lombard, Cheryce L Harrison, Samantha L Kozica, Sophia Zoungas, Catherine Keating, Helena J Teede

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Exploring genetic variants predisposing to diabetes mellitus and their association with indicators of socioeconomic status

Börge Schmidt, Nico Dragano, André Scherag, Sonali Pechlivanis, Per Hoffmann, Markus M Nöthen, Raimund Erbel, Karl-Heinz Jöckel, Susanne Moebus

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Children’s psychosocial wellbeing in the context of HIV/AIDS and poverty: a comparative investigation of orphaned and non-orphaned children living in South Africa

Kaymarlin Govender, Candice Reardon, Tim Quinlan, Gavin George

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Musculoskeletal pain in Arctic indigenous and non-indigenous adolescents, prevalence and associations with psychosocial factors: a population-based study

Christian Eckhoff, Siv Kvernmo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Spatial patterns of the congenital heart disease prevalence among 0- to 14-year-old children in Sichuan Basin, P. R China, from 2004 to 2009

Li-Guang Ma, Jun Zhao, Zhou-Peng Ren, Yuan-Yuan Wang, Zuo-Qi Peng, Jin-Feng Wang, Xu Ma

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A natural experiment to examine the impact of park renewal on park-use and park-based physical activity in a disadvantaged neighbourhood: the REVAMP study methods

Jenny Veitch, Jo Salmon, Alison Carver, Anna Timperio, David Crawford, Elly Fletcher, Billie Giles-Corti

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Psychosocial work environment, job mobility and gender differences in turnover behaviour: a prospective study among the Swedish general population

Mia Söderberg, Annika Härenstam, Annika Rosengren, Linus Schiöler, Anna-Carin Olin, Lauren Lissner, Margda Waern, Kjell Torén

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Coverage, compliance and factors associated with utilization of iron supplementation during pregnancy in eight rural districts of Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Samson Gebremedhin, Aregash Samuel, Girma Mamo, Tibebu Moges, Tsehai Assefa

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence, patterns and correlates of alcohol consumption and its’ association with tobacco smoking among Sri Lankan adults: a cross-sectional study

Prasad Katulanda, Chathuranga Ranasinghe, Amila Rathnapala, Nalika Karunaratne, Rezvi Sheriff, David Matthews

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

‘Complex’ but coping: experience of symptoms of tuberculosis and health care seeking behaviours - a qualitative interview study of urban risk groups, London, UK

Gillian M Craig, Louise M Joly, Alimuddin Zumla

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Willingness to join community-based health insurance among rural households of Debub Bench District, Bench Maji Zone, Southwest Ethiopia

Melaku Haile, Shimeles Ololo, Berhane Megersa

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Adolescent outcomes and opportunities in a Canadian province: looking at siblings and neighbors

Leslie L Roos, Randy Walld, Julia Witt

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Knowledge and perceptions about the health impact of climate change among health sciences students in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Andualem S Nigatu, Benedict O Asamoah, Helmut Kloos

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Associations between perceived and observational physical environmental factors and the use of walking paths: a cross-sectional study

Ying-nan Jia, Hua Fu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Nutritional and health status among nursing home residents in Lebanon: comparison across gender in a national cross sectional study

Jacqueline H Doumit, Ramzi N Nasser, Dimitri R Hanna

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health and social support services to HIV/AIDS infected individuals in Tanzania: employees and employers perceptions

Telemu Kassile, Honest Anicetus, Raphael Kukula, Bruno P Mmbando

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Compliance potential mapping: a tool to assess potential contributions of walking towards physical activity guidelines

Md Moniruzzaman, Antonio Páez, Catherine Morency

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Using data from patient interactions in primary care for population level chronic disease surveillance: The Sentinel Practices Data Sourcing (SPDS) project

Abhijeet Ghosh, Karen E Charlton, Lisa Girdo, Marijka Batterham

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Optimizing data collection for public health decisions: a data mining approach

Susan N Partington, Vasil Papakroni, Tim Menzies

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Social determinants and lifestyle risk factors only partially explain the higher prevalence of food insecurity among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Australian state of Victoria: a cross-sectional study

Alison Markwick, Zahid Ansari, Mary Sullivan, John McNeil

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Changes in the profiles of smokers seeking cessation treatment and in its effectiveness in Galicia (Spain) 2001–10

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

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

What works in practice: user and provider perspectives on the acceptability, affordability, implementation, and impact of a family-based intervention for child overweight and obesity delivered at scale

Patricia J Lucas, Katherine Curtis-Tyler, Lisa Arai, Sally Stapley, Jamie Fagg, Helen Roberts

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A meta-analysis of risk factors for depression in adults and children after natural disasters

Bihan Tang, Xu Liu, Yuan Liu, Chen Xue, Lulu Zhang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Characteristics and predictors of home injury hazards among toddlers in Wenzhou, China: a community-based cross-sectional study

Xianyun Qiu, Chintana Wacharasin, Wannee Deoisres, Jifang Yu, Qiong Zheng

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Delays in diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis in Wakiso and Mukono districts, Uganda

Esther Buregyeya, Bart Criel, Fred Nuwaha, Robert Colebunders

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Physical fitness and mental health impact of a sport-for-development intervention in a post-conflict setting: randomised controlled trial nested within an observational study of adolescents in Gulu, Uganda

Justin Richards, Charlie Foster, Nick Townsend, Adrian Bauman

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A randomized clinical trial of an integrated behavioral self-management intervention Simultaneously Targeting Obesity and Pain: the STOP trial

E Amy Janke, Megan Fritz, Christina Hopkins, Brittany Haltzman, Jessica M Sautter, Michelle L Ramirez

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sexual risk behavior among people living with HIV and AIDS on antiretroviral therapy at the regional hospital of Sokodé, Togo

Issifou Yaya, Bayaki Saka, Dadja Essoya Landoh, P'Niwè Massoubayo Patchali, Makawa-Sy Makawa, Sékandé Senanou, Daoudou Idrissou, Bassan Lamboni, Palokinam Pitche

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Longitudinal changes in health behaviours and body weight among Swedish school children - associations with age, gender and parental education – the SCIP school cohort

Liselotte Schäfer Elinder, Nelleke Heinemans, Zangin Zeebari, Emma Patterson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Validity of a measure to assess healthy eating and physical activity policies and practices in Australian childcare services

Pennie Dodds, Rebecca Wyse, Jannah Jones, Luke Wolfenden, Christophe Lecathelinais, Amanda Williams, Sze Lin Yoong, Meghan Finch, Nicole Nathan, Karen Gillham, John Wiggers

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Conceptual model for dietary behaviour change at household level: a ‘best-fit’ qualitative study using primary data

Meena Daivadanam, Rolf Wahlström, TK Sundari Ravindran, KR Thankappan, Mala Ramanathan

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cohort study on clustering of lifestyle risk factors and understanding its association with stress on health and wellbeing among school teachers in Malaysia (CLUSTer) – a study protocol

Foong Ming Moy, Victor Chee Wai Hoe, Noran Naqiah Hairi, Brian Buckley, Petra A Wark, David Koh, HB(as) Bueno-de-Mesquita, Awang M Bulgiba

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence of anemia among under-5 children in the Ghanaian population: estimates from the Ghana demographic and health survey

Joycelyne E Ewusie, Clement Ahiadeke, Joseph Beyene, Jemila S Hamid

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patient satisfaction and uptake of private-sector run malaria diagnosis clinics in a post-conflict district in Sri Lanka

Deepika Fernando, Nipun Lakshitha de Silva, Isabella Ackers, Rabindra Abeyasinghe, Pandu Wijeyaratne, Senaka Rajapakse

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Trends in Sri Lankan cause-specific adult mortality 1950–2006

Chiranthika Vithana, Christine Linhart, Richard Taylor, Stephen Morrell, Syed Azim

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Do physical activity and dietary smartphone applications incorporate evidence-based behaviour change techniques?

Artur Direito, Leila Pfaeffli Dale, Emma Shields, Rosie Dobson, Robyn Whittaker, Ralph Maddison

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effectiveness of a school-community linked program on physical activity levels and health-related quality of life for adolescent girls

Meghan M Casey, Jack T Harvey, Amanda Telford, Rochelle M Eime, Amanda Mooney, Warren R Payne

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Fluid intake survey among schoolchildren in Belgium

Christelle Senterre, Michèle Dramaix, Isabelle Thiébaut

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A conceptual model for worksite intelligent physical exercise training - IPET - intervention for decreasing life style health risk indicators among employees: a randomized controlled trial

Gisela Sjøgaard, Just Bendix Justesen, Mike Murray, Tina Dalager, Karen Søgaard

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Associations between impulsivity, aggression, and suicide in Chinese college students

Lin Wang, Chang Zhi He, Yun Miao Yu, Xiao Hui Qiu, Xiu Xian Yang, Zheng Xue Qiao, Hong Sui, Xiong Zhao Zhu, Yan Jie Yang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Years of life lost to incarceration: inequities between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians

Akwasi Owusu-Bempah, Steve Kanters, Eric Druyts, Kabirraaj Toor, Katherine A Muldoon, John W Farquhar, Edward J Mills

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A Markov chain model for studying suicide dynamics: an illustration of the Rose theorem

Paul Siu Fai Yip, Bing Kwan So, Ichiro Kawachi, Yi Zhang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The HIV epidemic and prevention response in Tigrai, Ethiopia: a synthesis at sub-national level

GebreAb Barnabas, Elisabetta Pegurri, Hiwot Haile Selassie, Warren Naamara, Samuel Zemariam

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Growth effects of exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa: the cluster-randomised PROMISE EBF trial

Ingunn Marie Stadskleiv Engebretsen, Debra Jackson, Lars Thore Fadnes, Victoria Nankabirwa, Abdoulaye Hama Diallo, Tanya Doherty, Carl Lombard, Sonja Swanvelder, Jolly Nankunda, Vundli Ramokolo, David Sanders, Henry Wamani, Nicolas Meda, James K Tumwine, Eva-Charlotte Ekström, Philippe Van de Perre, Chipepo Kankasa, Halvor Sommerfelt, Thorkild Tylleskär

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Parent-reported measures of child health and wellbeing in same-sex parent families: a cross-sectional survey

Simon R Crouch, Elizabeth Waters, Ruth McNair, Jennifer Power, Elise Davis

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Estimation of leisure time physical activity and sedentary behaviour among school adolescents in Nepal

Susan Paudel, Narayan Subedi, Ramjee Bhandari, Ramesh Bastola, Rakshya Niroula, Amod Kumar Poudyal

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Barriers for recess physical activity: a gender specific qualitative focus group exploration

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

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Socioeconomic and demographic factors are associated with dietary patterns in a cohort of young Brazilian adults

Soraia Pinheiro Machado Arruda, Antônio Augusto Moura da Silva, Gilberto Kac, Marcelo Zubaran Goldani, Heloisa Bettiol, Marco Antônio Barbieri

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Individual and household-level predictors of health related quality of life among middle-aged people in rural Mid-east China: a cross-sectional study

Jianfang Zhou, Xiaomei Ru, Norman Hearst

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Determinants of neonatal mortality in Pakistan: secondary analysis of Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2006–07

Yasir Bin Nisar, Michael J Dibley

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

How to engage type-2 diabetic patients in their own health management: implications for clinical practice

Guendalina Graffigna, Serena Barello, Chiara Libreri, Claudio A Bosio

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors associated with alcohol and/or drug use at sexual debut among sexually active university students: cross-sectional findings from Lebanon

Lilian A Ghandour, Farah Mouhanna, Rola Yasmine, Faysal El Kak

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Population attributable fraction of type 2 diabetes due to physical inactivity in adults: a systematic review

Hashel Al Tunaiji, Jennifer C Davis, Dawn C Mackey, Karim M Khan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Population correlates of circulating mercury levels in Korean adults: the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey IV

Seongbeom Cho, David R Jacobs Jr, Kyong Park

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

What interventions are effective on reducing inequalities in maternal and child health in low- and middle-income settings? A systematic review

Beibei Yuan, Mats Målqvist, Nadja Trygg, Xu Qian, Nawi Ng, Sarah Thomsen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Spatial epidemiology and climatic predictors of paediatric dengue infections captured via sentinel site surveillance, Phnom Penh Cambodia 2011–2012

Andrew A Lover, Philippe Buchy, Anne Rachline, Duch Moniboth, Rekol Huy, Chour Y Meng, Yee Sin Leo, Kdan Yuvatha, Ung Sophal, Ngan Chantha, Bunthin Y, Veasna Duong, Sophie Goyet, Jeremy L Brett, Arnaud Tarantola, Philippe Cavailler

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Correlates of consistent condom use among recently initiated and traditionally circumcised men in the rural areas of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Anam Nyembezi, Robert AC Ruiter, Bart van den Borne, Sibusiso Sifunda, Itumeleng Funani, Priscilla Reddy

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The psychometric properties of the AUDIT: a survey from a random sample of elderly Swedish adults

Håkan Källmén, Peter Wennberg, Mats Ramstedt, Mats Hallgren

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Overweight and obese adults have low intentions of seeking weight-related care: a cross-sectional survey

Jacqueline Tol, Ilse C Swinkels, Dinny H De Bakker, Cindy Veenhof, Jaap C Seidell

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Interrelationships among sedentary time, sleep duration, and the metabolic syndrome in adults

Donna Saleh, Ian Janssen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Performance of 21 HPV vaccination programs implemented in low and middle-income countries, 2009–2013

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

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Relationship between self-reported sleep quality and metabolic syndrome in general population

Noriyuki Okubo, Masashi Matsuzaka, Ippei Takahashi, Kaori Sawada, Satoshi Sato, Naoki Akimoto, Takashi Umeda, Shigeyuki Nakaji, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An exploratory review of HIV prevention mass media campaigns targeting men who have sex with men

Rebecca S French, Chris Bonell, Kaye Wellings, Peter Weatherburn

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Socio-demographic, medical and social-cognitive correlates of physical activity behavior among older adults (45–70 years): a cross-sectional study

Ilse Mesters, Stefanie Wahl, Hilde M Van Keulen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Pandemic preparedness: perceptions of vulnerable migrants in Thailand towards WHO-recommended non-pharmaceutical interventions: a cross-sectional study

Jason Hickey, Anita J Gagnon, Nigoon Jitthai

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Worldwide research productivity in the field of electronic cigarette: a bibliometric analysis

Sa’ed H Zyoud, Samah W Al-Jabi, Waleed M Sweileh

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Understanding the main barriers to immunization in Colombia to better tailor communication strategies

Diego Alejandro García L, Martha Velandia-González, Silas Pierson Trumbo, M Cristina Pedreira, Pamela Bravo-Alcántara, M Carolina Danovaro-Holliday

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Maternal education, anthropometric markers of malnutrition and cognitive function (ELSA-Brasil)

Larissa Fortunato Araújo, Luana Giatti, Dora Chor, Valéria Maria Azeredo Passos, Sandhi Maria Barreto

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Negative life events and migraine: a cross-sectional analysis of the Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil) baseline data

Itamar S Santos, André R Brunoni, Alessandra C Goulart, Rosane H Griep, Paulo A Lotufo, Isabela M Benseñor

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Preference, acceptability and implications of the rapid hepatitis C screening test among high-risk young people who inject drugs

Benjamin Hayes, Alya Briceno, Alice Asher, Michelle Yu, Jennifer L Evans, Judith A Hahn, Kimberly Page

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Associations between objectively assessed child and parental physical activity: a cross-sectional study of families with 5–6 year old children

Russell Jago, Simon J Sebire, Lesley Wood, Laura Pool, Jesmond Zahra, Janice L Thompson, Deborah A Lawlor

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Physical activity, screen time and obesity status in a nationally representative sample of Maltese youth with international comparisons

Andrew Decelis, Russell Jago, Kenneth R Fox

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Vector control programs in Saint Johns County, Florida and Guayas, Ecuador: successes and barriers to integrated vector management

Diana P Naranjo, Whitney A Qualls, Hugo Jurado, Juan C Perez, Rui-De Xue, Eduardo Gomez, John C Beier

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Use of antibiotics in rural and urban regions in the Netherlands: an observational drug utilization study

Josta de Jong, Jens HJ Bos, Tjalling W de Vries, Lolkje TW de Jong-van den Berg

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Bibliometric analysis of regional Latin America's scientific output in Public Health through SCImago Journal & Country Rank

Grisel Zacca-González, Zaida Chinchilla-Rodríguez, Benjamín Vargas-Quesada, Félix de Moya-Anegón

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The economic burden of pediatric gastroenteritis to Bolivian families: a cross-sectional study of correlates of catastrophic cost and overall cost burden

Rachel M Burke, Emily R Smith, Rebecca Moritz Dahl, Paulina A Rebolledo, Maria del Carmen Calderón, Beatriz Cañipa, Edgar Chavez, Rolando Pinto, Luis Tamayo, Carlos Terán, Ángel Veizaga, Remy Zumaran, Volga Iñiguez, Juan S Leon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Age-specific prevalence of human papilloma virus infection among Nigerian women

Sally N Akarolo-Anthony, Ayo O Famooto, Eileen O Dareng, Olayinka B Olaniyan, Richard Offiong, Cosette M Wheeler, Clement A Adebamowo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comparing women pharmacy consumers’ experiences with weight loss treatment in Victoria and Nottingham: a cross-sectional study

Souhiela Fakih, Jennifer L Marriott, Helen Boardman, Claire Anderson, Safeera Y Hussainy

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Epidemiology of neurodegenerative diseases in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

Alain Lekoubou, Justin B Echouffo-Tcheugui, Andre P Kengne

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors influencing voluntary premarital medical examination in Zhejiang province, China: a culturally-tailored health behavioral model analysis

Yaming Gu, Lu Li, Chi Zhou, Tingzhong Yang, Hengjin Dong

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patient perception of understanding health education and instructions has moderating effect on glycemic control

Gin-Den Chen, Chien-Ning Huang, Yi-Sun Yang, Chin-Yin Lew-Ting

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evaluation of AFP surveillance indicators in polio-free Ghana, 2009–2013

John Kofi Odoom, Nana Afia Asante Ntim, Badu Sarkodie, James Addo, Keren Minta-Asare, Evangeline Obodai, Miriam Eshun, Vincent V Ahove, Stanley Diamenu, Michael Adjabeng, Jacob Arthur-Quarm, Jacob S Barnor

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The key actors maintaining elders in functional autonomy in Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso)

Abdramane Berthé, Lalla Berthé-Sanou, Serge Somda, Blahima Konaté, Hervé Hien, Fatoumata Tou, Maxime Drabo, Fatoumata Badini-Kinda, Jean Macq

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Capacity building efforts and perceptions for wildlife surveillance to detect zoonotic pathogens: comparing stakeholder perspectives

Jessica S Schwind, Tracey Goldstein, Kate Thomas, Jonna AK Mazet, Woutrina A Smith, PREDICT Consortium

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Happy@Work: protocol for a web-based randomized controlled trial to improve mental well-being among an Asian working population

Qi Yuan, Su Liu, Szehang Tang, Dexing Zhang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Lifestyle factors and multimorbidity: a cross sectional study

Martin Fortin, Jeannie Haggerty, José Almirall, Tarek Bouhali, Maxime Sasseville, Martin Lemieux

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The WERO group stop smoking competition: main outcomes of a pre- and post- study

Marewa Glover, Anette Kira, Dudley Gentles, Nathan Cowie, Chris Paton, Warren Moetara

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Epidemiologic studies of modifiable factors associated with cognition and dementia: systematic review and meta-analysis

May A Beydoun, Hind A Beydoun, Alyssa A Gamaldo, Alison Teel, Alan B Zonderman, Youfa Wang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence and factors associated with HIV infection among injection drug users at methadone clinics in Taipei, Taiwan

Yung-Feng Yen, Muh-Yong Yen, Ting Lin, Lan-Huei Li, Xiao-Ru Jiang, Pesus Chou, Chung-Yeh Deng

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Low birth weight and environmental tobacco smoke increases the risk of wheezing in adolescents: a retrospective cohort study

Meng-Hung Lin, James L Caffrey, Yu-Sheng Lin, Pau-Chung Chen, Ching-Chun Lin, Wen-Chao Ho, Trong-Neng Wu, Ruey-Shiung Lin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Relationship between psychosocial stress and hypertension among Ghanaians in Amsterdam, the Netherlands – the GHAIA study

Bernard Agyei, Mary Nicolaou, Linda Boateng, Henriette Dijkshoorn, Bert-Jan van den Born, Charles Agyemang

01.12.2014 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Increasing the provision of mental health care for vulnerable, disaster-affected people in Bangladesh

Nazmun Nahar, Yulia Blomstedt, Beidi Wu, Istiti Kandarina, Laksono Trisnantoro, John Kinsman

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

HIV associated hypocalcaemia among diarrheic patients in northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Beyene Moges, Bemnet Amare, Timoki Yabutani, Afework Kassu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators to HPV vaccination of young women in high-income countries: a qualitative systematic review and evidence synthesis

Harriet Batista Ferrer, Caroline Trotter, Matthew Hickman, Suzanne Audrey

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A prospective analysis of the effect of neighbourhood and individual social capital on changes in self-rated health of people with chronic illness

Geeke Waverijn, Mary K Wolfe, Sigrid Mohnen, Mieke Rijken, Peter Spreeuwenberg, Peter Groenewegen

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The OPtimising HEalth LIterAcy (Ophelia) process: study protocol for using health literacy profiling and community engagement to create and implement health reform

Roy W Batterham, Rachelle Buchbinder, Alison Beauchamp, Sarity Dodson, Gerald R Elsworth, Richard H Osborne

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Wanting to attend isn’t just wanting to quit: why some disadvantaged smokers regularly attend smoking cessation behavioural therapy while others do not: a qualitative study

Fiona E Benson, Karien Stronks, Marc C Willemsen, Nina MM Bogaerts, Vera Nierkens

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Knowledge and acceptability of Chlamydia trachomatis screening among pregnant women and their partners; a cross-sectional study

Monique TR Pereboom, Evelien R Spelten, Judith Manniën, G Ingrid JG Rours, Servaas A Morré, François G Schellevis, Eileen K Hutton

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Worker compensation injuries among the Aboriginal population of British Columbia, Canada: incidence, annual trends, and ecological analysis of risk markers, 1987–2010

Andrew Jin, M Anne George, Mariana Brussoni, Christopher E Lalonde

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Drinking water source and human Toxoplasma gondii infection in the United States: a cross-sectional analysis of NHANES data

Whitney S Krueger, Elizabeth D Hilborn, Reagan R Converse, Timothy J Wade

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Coincidence of diabetes mellitus and hypertension in a semi-urban Cameroonian population: a cross-sectional study

Jean-Claude Katte, Anastase Dzudie, Eugene Sobngwi, Eta N Mbong, Gerard Tama Fetse, Charles Kouam Kouam, Andre-Pascal Kengne

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Extreme heat and cultural and linguistic minorities in Australia: perceptions of stakeholders

Alana Hansen, Monika Nitschke, Arthur Saniotis, Jill Benson, Yan Tan, Val Smyth, Leigh Wilson, Gil-Soo Han, Lillian Mwanri, Peng Bi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Physical activity barriers and facilitators among working mothers and fathers

Emily L Mailey, Jennifer Huberty, Danae Dinkel, Edward McAuley

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of life in individuals living with HIV/AIDS attending a public sector antiretroviral service in Cape Town, South Africa

Mweete D Nglazi, Sacha J West, Joel A Dave, Naomi S Levitt, Estelle V Lambert

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Socio-environmental drivers and suicide in Australia: Bayesian spatial analysis

Xin Qi, Wenbiao Hu, Kerrie Mengersen, Shilu Tong

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Stakeholders’ perceptions on factors influencing male involvement in prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV services in Blantyre, Malawi

Alinane Linda Nyondo, Angela Faith Chimwaza, Adamson Sinjani Muula

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Associations between the built environment, total, recreational, and transit-related physical activity

Eric de Sa, Chris I Ardern

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Is the association between high strain work and depressive symptoms modified by private life social support: a cohort study of 1,074 Danish employees?

Ida EH Madsen, Anette FB Jorgensen, Marianne Borritz, Martin L Nielsen, Reiner Rugulies

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Enhancing life prospects of socially vulnerable youth through sport participation: a mixed methods study

Sabina Super, Niels Hermens, Kirsten Verkooijen, Maria Koelen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Environmental and cultural correlates of physical activity parenting practices among Latino parents with preschool-aged children: Niños Activos

Teresia M O’Connor, Ester Cerin, Rebecca E Lee, Nathan Parker, Tzu-An Chen, Sheryl O Hughes, Jason A Mendoza, Tom Baranowski

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Educational differences in cigarette smoking among adult population in Estonia, 1990–2010: does the trend fit the model of tobacco epidemic?

Kersti Pärna, Mari-Liis Pürjer, Inge Ringmets, Mare Tekkel

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The characteristics, implementation and effects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health promotion tools: a systematic literature search

Janya McCalman, Komla Tsey, Roxanne Bainbridge, Kevin Rowley, Nikki Percival, Lynette O’Donoghue, Jenny Brands, Mary Whiteside, Jenni Judd

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A household survey on screening practices of household contacts of smear positive tuberculosis patients in Vietnam

Thuy Hoang Thi Thanh, Sy Dinh Ngoc, Nhung Nguyen Viet, Hung Nguyen Van, Peter Horby, Frank GJ Cobelens, Heiman FL Wertheim

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cardiovascular disease medication health literacy among Indigenous peoples: design and protocol of an intervention trial in Indigenous primary care services

Sue Crengle, Janet Smylie, Margaret Kelaher, Michelle Lambert, Susan Reid, Joanne Luke, Ian Anderson, Jennie Harré Hindmarsh, Matire Harwood

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Midlife insomnia and subsequent mortality: the Hordaland health study

Børge Sivertsen, Ståle Pallesen, Nick Glozier, Bjørn Bjorvatn, Paula Salo, Grethe S Tell, Reidun Ursin, Simon Øverland

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Transition overtime in household latrine use in rural Bangladesh: a longitudinal cohort study

Tahera Akter, Abu RMM Ali, Nepal C Dey

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Application of geographical information system (GIS) technology in the control of Buruli ulcer in Ghana

Ernest Kenu, Vincent Ganu, Benedict NL Calys-Tagoe, Gerald AB Yiran, Margaret Lartey, Richard Adanu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Estimating the number of homeless deaths in France, 2008–2010

Cécile Vuillermoz, Albertine Aouba, Lise Grout, Stéphanie Vandentorren, Fanny Tassin, Layla Vazifeh, Walid Ghosn, Eric Jougla, Grégoire Rey

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health Impact Assessment in New South Wales & Health in All Policies in South Australia: differences, similarities and connections

Toni Delany, Patrick Harris, Carmel Williams, Elizabeth Harris, Fran Baum, Angela Lawless, Deborah Wildgoose, Fiona Haigh, Colin MacDougall, Danny Broderick, Ilona Kickbusch

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Risk assessment for Thai population: benchmark dose of urinary and blood cadmium levels for renal effects by hybrid approach of inhabitants living in polluted and non-polluted areas in Thailand

Muneko Nishijo, Yasushi Suwazono, Werawan Ruangyuttikarn, Kowit Nambunmee, Witaya Swaddiwudhipong, Kazuhiro Nogawa, Hideaki Nakagawa

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Discontinuation of anti-hypertensive drugs increases 11-year cardiovascular mortality risk in community-dwelling elderly (the Bambuí Cohort Study of Ageing)

Maria Lea Correa Leite, Joselia OA Firmo, Antonio Ignacio Loyola Filho, Maria Fernanda Lima-Costa

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Assessment of HIV testing among young methamphetamine users in Muse, Northern Shan State, Myanmar

Yu Mon Saw, Krishna C Poudel, Nang Pann Ei Kham, Nyein Chan, Jessica E Cope, Kyi Mar Wai, Soe Tun, Thu Nandar Saw

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evaluation of a modular scalable system for silver-ager located in assisted living homes in Austria – study protocol of the ModuLAAr ambient assisted living project

Christian Siegel, Barbara Prazak-Aram, Johannes Kropf, Michael Kundi, Thomas Dorner

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Urban food insecurity in the context of high food prices: a community based cross sectional study in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tesfay Birhane, Solomon Shiferaw, Seifu Hagos, Katia Sarla Mohindra

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The association between obesity and blood pressure in Thai public school children

Penmat Sukhonthachit, Wichai Aekplakorn, Chatrapa Hudthagosol, Chutima Sirikulchayanonta

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Traditional alcohol production and use in three provinces in Vietnam: an ethnographic exploration of health benefits and risks

Bich Ngoc Luu, Thi Thieng Nguyen, Ian M Newman

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Associations between number of sick-leave days and future all-cause and cause-specific mortality: a population-based cohort study

Emma Björkenstam, Gunilla Ringbäck Weitoft, Christina Lindholm, Charlotte Björkenstam, Kristina Alexanderson, Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Weight loss referrals for adults in primary care (WRAP): protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial comparing the clinical and cost-effectiveness of primary care referral to a commercial weight loss provider for 12 weeks, referral for 52 weeks, and a brief self-help intervention [ISRCTN82857232]

Amy L Ahern, Paul N Aveyard, Jason CG Halford, Adrian Mander, Lynne Cresswell, Simon R Cohn, Marc Suhrcke, Tim Marsh, Ann M Thomson, Susan A Jebb

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Parental perceived neighborhood attributes: associations with active transport and physical activity among 10–12 year old children and the mediating role of independent mobility

Femke De Meester, Delfien Van Dyck, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Greet Cardon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Public knowledge and beliefs about dementia risk reduction: a national survey of Australians

Ben J Smith, Suha Ali, Henry Quach

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Individual education, area income, and mortality and recurrence of myocardial infarction in a Medicare cohort: the National Longitudinal Mortality Study

Sean A Coady, Norman J Johnson, Jahn K Hakes, Paul D Sorlie

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Lower health literacy predicts smoking relapse among racially/ethnically diverse smokers with low socioeconomic status

Diana W Stewart, Miguel Ángel Cano, Virmarie Correa-Fernández, Claire Adams Spears, Yisheng Li, Andrew J Waters, David W Wetter, Jennifer Irvin Vidrine

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of programs to eliminate disparities in elderly vaccination rates in the United States

Constantinos I Michaelidis, Richard K Zimmerman, Mary Patricia Nowalk, Kenneth J Smith

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An exploration of Early Childhood Education students’ knowledge and preparation to facilitate physical activity for preschoolers: a cross-sectional study

Olivia JM Martyniuk, Patricia Tucker

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

What happens to coroners’ recommendations for improving public health and safety? Organisational responses under a mandatory response regime in Victoria, Australia

Georgina Sutherland, Celia Kemp, Lyndal Bugeja, Graham Sewell, Jane Pirkis, David M Studdert

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Older adults’ reporting of specific sedentary behaviors: validity and reliability

Jelle Van Cauwenberg, Veerle Van Holle, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Neville Owen, Benedicte Deforche

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors associated with prolonged non-nutritive sucking habits in two cohorts of Brazilian children

Marcela Maia-Nader, Camilla Silva de Araujo Figueiredo, Felipe Pinheiro de Figueiredo, Antônio Augusto Moura da Silva, Erika Bárbara Abreu Fonseca Thomaz, Maria Conceição Pereira Saraiva, Marco Antonio Barbieri, Heloisa Bettiol

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Gender-based differences in the high-risk sexual behaviours of young people aged 15-29 in Melilla (Spain): a cross-sectional study

Esperanza Romero-Estudillo, Emilio González-Jiménez, María C Mesa-Franco, Inmaculada García-García

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Chronic mountain sickness in Chinese Han males who migrated to the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau: application and evaluation of diagnostic criteria for chronic mountain sickness

Chunhua Jiang, Jian Chen, Fuyu Liu, Yongjun Luo, Gang Xu, Hai-Ying Shen, Yuqi Gao, Wenxiang Gao

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Predicting fruit consumption: the role of habits, previous behavior and mediation effects

Hein de Vries, Sander M Eggers, Lilian Lechner, Liesbeth van Osch, Maartje M van Stralen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The role of early life factors in the development of ethnic differences in growth and overweight in preschool children: a prospective birth cohort

Lenie van Rossem, Esther Hafkamp-de Groen, Vincent WV Jaddoe, Albert Hofman, Johan P Mackenbach, Hein Raat

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

‘My health is not a job’: a qualitative exploration of personal health management and imperatives of the ‘new public health’

Jennifer CD MacGregor, C Nadine Wathen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Tools to support evidence-informed public health decision making

Jennifer Yost, Maureen Dobbins, Robyn Traynor, Kara DeCorby, Stephanie Workentine, Lori Greco

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patients’ perspectives of care for type 2 diabetes in Bangladesh –a qualitative study

Christopher P Lewis, James N Newell