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BMC Public Health 1/2015

Ausgabe 1/2015

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01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Qualitative study on the socio-cultural determinants of care of children orphaned by AIDS in the Ashanti and Eastern regions of Ghana

Lily Yarney, Chuks Mba, Emmanuel Asampong

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A novel quantitative body shape score for detecting association between obesity and hypertension in China

Shukang Wang, Yanxun Liu, Fangyu Li, Hongying Jia, Longjian Liu, Fuzhong Xue

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determinants of underweight, stunting and wasting among schoolchildren

Mekides Wolde, Yifru Berhan, Alemzewed Chala

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Weekday and weekend patterns of objectively measured sitting, standing, and stepping in a sample of office-based workers: the active buildings study

Lee Smith, Mark Hamer, Marcella Ucci, Alexi Marmot, Benjamin Gardner, Alexia Sawyer, Jane Wardle, Abigail Fisher

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with willingness to participate in clinical trials: a nationwide survey study

Sang Hui Chu, Eun Jung Kim, Seok Hee Jeong, Geu Lee Park

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Workplace violence against homecare workers and its relationship with workers health outcomes: a cross-sectional study

Ginger C Hanson, Nancy A Perrin, Helen Moss, Naima Laharnar, Nancy Glass

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A worksite intervention to reduce the cardiovascular risk: proposal of a study design easy to integrate within Italian organization of occupational health surveillance

Giuseppe Mastrangelo, Gianluca Marangi, Danilo Bontadi, Emanuela Fadda, Luca Cegolon, Melania Bortolotto, Ugo Fedeli, Luciano Marchiori

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tuberculosis risk factors among tuberculosis patients in Kampala, Uganda: implications for tuberculosis control

Bruce J Kirenga, Willy Ssengooba, Catherine Muwonge, Lydia Nakiyingi, Stephen Kyaligonza, Samuel Kasozi, Frank Mugabe, Martin Boeree, Moses Joloba, Alphonse Okwera

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association between social position and self-rated health in 10 deprived neighbourhoods

Carsten Kronborg Bak, Pernille Tanggaard Andersen, Unni Dokkedal

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of tuberculosis and treatment outcome among university students in Northwest Ethiopia: a retrospective study

Beyene Moges, Bemnet Amare, Gizachew Yismaw, Meseret Workineh, Shitaye Alemu, Desalew Mekonnen, Ermias Diro, Belay Tesema, Afework Kassu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Stage of HIV presentation at initial clinic visit following a community-based HIV testing campaign in rural Kenya

John Haskew, Kenrick Turner, Gunnar Rø, Andrew Ho, Davies Kimanga, Shahnaaz Sharif

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and predictors of adolescents’ cigarette smoking in Madinah, Saudi Arabia: a school-based cross-sectional study

Abdulmohsen Al-Zalabani, Khaled Kasim

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Serum lipids in Brazilian children and adolescents: determining their reference intervals

Natasha Slhessarenko, Cristina MA Jacob, Raymundo S Azevedo, Cor JF Fontes, Glaucia V Novak, Adagmar Andriolo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Good practice characteristics of diet and physical activity interventions and policies: an umbrella review

Karolina Horodyska, Aleksandra Luszczynska, Matthijs van den Berg, Marieke Hendriksen, Gun Roos, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Johannes Brug

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Associations of psychological capital, demographic and occupational factors with cigarette smoking among Chinese underground coal miners

Li Liu, Xin Xu, Hui Wu, Yilong Yang, Lie Wang

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Randomized controlled trial of a minimal versus extended Internet-based intervention for problem drinkers: study protocol

John A Cunningham, Christian S Hendershot, Jürgen Rehm

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tools for teen moms to reduce infant obesity: a randomized clinical trial

Mildred A Horodynski, Kami Silk, Gary Hsieh, Alice Hoffman, Mackenzie Robson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Atrial fibrillation and cycling: six year follow-up of the Taupo bicycle study

Alistair Woodward, Sandar Tin Tin, Rob N Doughty, Shanthi Ameratunga

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Program synergies and social relations: implications of integrating HIV testing and counselling into maternal health care on care seeking

Selena J An, Asha S George, Amnesty LeFevre, Rose Mpembeni, Idda Mosha, Diwakar Mohan, Ann Yang, Joy Chebet, Chrisostom Lipingu, Japhet Killewo, Peter Winch, Abdullah H Baqui, Charles Kilewo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Socio-economic resources, young child feeding practices, consumption of highly processed snacks and sugar-sweetened beverages: a population-based survey in rural northwestern Nicaragua

Mariela Contreras, Elmer Zelaya Blandón, Lars-Åke Persson, Anders Hjern, Eva-Charlotte Ekström

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Anticipating rotavirus vaccines – a pre-vaccine assessment of incidence and economic burden of rotavirus hospitalizations among children < 5 year of age in Libya, 2012-13

Salem Alkoshi, Eyal Leshem, Umesh D Parashar, Maznah Dahlui

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Maternal socioeconomic status and the risk of asthma among offspring

Maijakaisa Harju, Leea Keski-Nisula, Leena Georgiadis, Kaisa Raatikainen, Sari Räisänen, Seppo Heinonen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The validity of self-reported cancer screening history and the role of social disadvantage in Ontario, Canada

Aisha Lofters, Mandana Vahabi, Richard H Glazier

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tuberculosis treatment delays and associated factors within the Zimbabwe national tuberculosis programme

Kudakwashe C Takarinda, Anthony D Harries, Barnet Nyathi, Mkhokheli Ngwenya, Tsitsi Mutasa-Apollo, Charles Sandy

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Work engagement and its association with occupational sitting time: results from the Stormont study

Fehmidah Munir, Jonathan Houdmont, Stacy Clemes, Kelly Wilson, Robert Kerr, Ken Addley

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sociodemographic and health-(care-)related characteristics of online health information seekers: a cross-sectional German study

Laura Nölke, Monika Mensing, Alexander Krämer, Claudia Hornberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Drug injecting and HIV risk among injecting drug users in Hai Phong, Vietnam: a qualitative analysis

Tanvir Ahmed, Thanh Nguyen Long, Phan Thi Huong, Donald Edwin Stewart

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Community-based interventions in hypertensive patients: a comparison of three health education strategies

Chu-Hong Lu, Song-Tao Tang, Yi-Xiong Lei, Mian-Qiu Zhang, Wei-Quan Lin, Sen-Hua Ding, Pei-Xi Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of bed nets and anti-malaria drugs use on childhood mortality in Kenya’s malaria endemic and epidemic areas

Boniface O K’Oyugi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of the epidemiology of laboratory-confirmed influenza A and influenza B cases in Manitoba, Canada

Aynslie M Hinds, Songul Bozat-Emre, Paul Van Caeseele, Salaheddin M Mahmud

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Availability of emergency obstetric care (EmOC) among public and private health facilities in rural northwest Bangladesh

Shegufta S Sikder, Alain B Labrique, Hasmot Ali, Abu AM Hanif, Rolf DW Klemm, Sucheta Mehra, Keith P West Jr, Parul Christian

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Study protocol for Young & Strong: a cluster randomized design to increase attention to unique issues faced by young women with newly diagnosed breast cancer

Mary L Greaney, Kim Sprunck-Harrild, Kathryn J Ruddy, Jennifer Ligibel, William T Barry, Emily Baker, Meghan Meyer, Karen M Emmons, Ann H Partridge

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

China’s three-year health reform program and equity in sanitation improvement: a panel analysis

Xiaolong Li, Yanqing Miao, Wenjing Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Household and area income levels are associated with smoking status in the Korean adult population

Woo-Jun Yun, Jung-Ae Rhee, Sun A Kim, Sun-Seog Kweon, Young-Hoon Lee, So-Yeon Ryu, Soon-Woo Park, Dong Hyun Kim, Min-Ho Shin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Unintended pregnancy among female sex workers in Mekelle city, northern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Rishan Weldegebreal, Yohannes Adama Melaku, Mussie Alemayehu, Tesfay Gebregzabher Gebrehiwot

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of undernutrition and associated factors among children aged between six to fifty nine months in Bule Hora district, South Ethiopia

Mandefro Asfaw, Mekitie Wondaferash, Mohammed Taha, Lamessa Dube

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Rationale and study protocol to evaluate the SunSmart policy intervention: a cluster randomised controlled trial of a primary school-based health promotion program

Dean A Dudley, Matthew J Winslade, Bradley J Wright, Wayne G Cotton, Jackie L McIver, Kirsten S Jackson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of fieldworker interview and a pictorial diary method for recording morbidity of infants in semi-urban slums

Rahul Jacob Thomas, Karthikeyan Ramanujam, Vasanthakumar Velusamy, Saravanakumar Puthupalayam Kaliappan, Deepthi Kattula, Jayaprakash Muliyil, Gagandeep Kang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Willingness to participate in prevention programs for cardiometabolic diseases

Jessica Petter, Margreet M Reitsma-van Rooijen, Joke C Korevaar, Markus MJ Nielen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of close-proximity air pollution on lung function in schoolchildren in the French West Indies

Brice Amadeo, Céline Robert, Virginie Rondeau, Marie-Alice Mounouchy, Lucie Cordeau, Xavier Birembaux, Eddy Citadelle, Jacques Gotin, Monique Gouranton, Gérard Marcin, David Laurac, Chantal Raherison

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of mammographic screening on ethnic and socioeconomic inequities in breast cancer stage at diagnosis and survival in New Zealand: a cohort study

Sanjeewa Seneviratne, Ian Campbell, Nina Scott, Rachel Shirley, Ross Lawrenson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cardio-metabolic health risks in indigenous populations of Southeast Asia and the influence of urbanization

Maude E Phipps, Kevin KL Chan, Rakesh Naidu, Nazaimoon W Mohamad, Boon-Peng Hoh, Kia-Fatt Quek, Badariah Ahmad, Siti MI Harnida, Anuar ZM Zain, Khalid A Kadir

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Vitamin D levels and status amongst asthmatic and non-asthmatic adolescents in Cyprus: a comparative cross-sectional study

Ourania Kolokotroni, Anna Papadopoulou, Nicos Middleton, Christiana Kouta, Vasilios Raftopoulos, Polyxeni Nicolaidou, Panayiotis K Yiallouros

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessment of training and technical assistance needs of Colorectal Cancer Control Program Grantees in the U.S.

Cam Escoffery, Peggy Hannon, Annette E Maxwell, Thuy Vu, Jennifer Leeman, Andrea Dwyer, Caitlin Mason, Shaina Sowles, Ketra Rice, Lindsay Gressard

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of breast cancer on personal income three years after diagnosis by cancer stage and education: a register-based cohort study among Danish females

Ingelise Andersen, Christophe Kolodziejczyk, Karsten Thielen, Eskil Heinesen, Finn Diderichsen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Postmenarche growth: cohort study among indigenous and non-indigenous Chilean adolescents

Hugo Amigo, Macarena Lara, Patricia Bustos, Sergio Muñoz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Knowledge and attitude of key community members towards tuberculosis: mixed method study from BRAC TB control areas in Bangladesh

Sukanta Paul, Rahima Akter, Afzal Aftab, Antora M Khan, Mrittika Barua, Shayla Islam, Akramul Islam, Ashaque Husain, Malabika Sarker

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Don't worry, be happy: cross-sectional associations between physical activity and happiness in 15 European countries

Justin Richards, Xiaoxiao Jiang, Paul Kelly, Josephine Chau, Adrian Bauman, Ding Ding

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Past oral contraceptive use and self-reported high blood pressure in postmenopausal women

Christine L Chiu, Joanne M Lind

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Analysis of awareness of health knowledge among rural residents in Western China

Fang Yuan, Dongfu Qian, Chenglong Huang, Miaomiao Tian, Yuanxi Xiang, Zhifei He, Zhanchun Feng

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A web-based intervention for abused women: the New Zealand isafe randomised controlled trial protocol

Jane Koziol-McLain, Alain C Vandal, Shyamala Nada-Raja, Denise Wilson, Nancy E Glass, Karen B Eden, Christine McLean, Terry Dobbs, James Case

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prediction of cardiovascular disease risk using waist circumference among Aboriginals in a remote Australian community

Odewumi Adegbija, Wendy Hoy, Zhiqiang Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Acceptability of financial incentives and penalties for encouraging uptake of healthy behaviours: focus groups

Emma L Giles, Falko F Sniehotta, Elaine McColl, Jean Adams

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Risk factors of impaired fasting glucose and type 2 diabetes in Yaoundé, Cameroon: a cross sectional study

Clement Nyuyki Kufe, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, Fezeu Leopold, Felix Assah, George Ngufor, George Mbeh, Vivian Nchanchou Mbanya, Jean Claude Mbanya

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sensitivity to change of the Beach Questionnaire to behaviour, attitudes and knowledge related to sun exposure: quasi-experimental before-after study

Teresa Fernández-Morano, Magdalena de Troya-Martín, Francisco Rivas-Ruiz, Nuria Blázquez-Sánchez, Agustín Buendía-Eisman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Opinions and beliefs held by Spanish teenagers regarding tobacco and alcohol consumption: a descriptive study

Roger Ruiz-Moral, Sara Palenzuela-Paniagua, Rosa Magallón-Botaya, Celia Jiménez-García, Jose Angel Fernández García, Luis Angel Pérula de Torres

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Risk evaluations and condom use decisions of homeless youth: a multi-level qualitative investigation

David P Kennedy, Ryan A Brown, Penelope Morrison, Loryana Vie, Gery W Ryan, Joan S Tucker

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Disclosure of HIV test results by women to their partners following antenatal HIV testing: a population-based cross-sectional survey among slum dwellers in Kampala Uganda

Anthony Batte, Anne Ruhweza Katahoire, Anne Chimoyi, Susan Ajambo, Brenda Tibingana, Cecily Banura

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A routine biomarker-based risk prediction model for metabolic syndrome in urban Han Chinese population

Wenchao Zhang, Qicai Chen, Zhongshang Yuan, Jing Liu, Zhaohui Du, Fang Tang, Hongying Jia, Fuzhong Xue, Chengqi Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Socio-demographic, clinical and health behavior correlates of sitting time in older adults

Joilson Meneguci, Jeffer Eidi Sasaki, Álvaro da Silva Santos, Lucia Marina Scatena, Renata Damião

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Motives for adult participation in physical activity: type of activity, age, and gender

Keyvan Molanorouzi, Selina Khoo, Tony Morris

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Why are we not screening for anal cancer routinely - HIV physicians’ perspectives on anal cancer and its screening in HIV-positive men who have sex with men: a qualitative study

Jason J Ong, Meredith Temple-Smith, Marcus Chen, Sandra Walker, Andrew Grulich, Jennifer Hoy, Christopher K Fairley

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sociodemographic factors associated with multiple cardiovascular risk factors among Malaysian adults

Sumarni Mohd Ghazali, Zamtira Seman, Kee Chee Cheong, Lim Kuang Hock, Mala Manickam, Lim Kuang Kuay, Ahmad Faudzi Yusoff, Feisul Idzwan Mustafa, Amal Nasir Mustafa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Four major dietary patterns identified for a target-population of adults residing in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Zhi Chen, Lin Liu, Barbara Roebothan, Ann Ryan, Jennifer Colbourne, Natasha Baker, Jing Yan, Peizhong Peter Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Australian children’s consumption of caffeinated, formulated beverages: a cross-sectional analysis

Kelsey Beckford, Carley A Grimes, Lynn J Riddell

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A study of spatiotemporal delay in hand, foot and mouth disease in response to weather variations based on SVD: a case study in Shandong Province, China

Yilan Liao, Renbin Ouyang, Jinfeng Wang, Bing Xu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Self-reported sitting time and physical activity: interactive associations with mental well-being and productivity in office employees

Anna Puig-Ribera, Iván Martínez-Lemos, Maria Giné-Garriga, Ángel Manuel González-Suárez, Judit Bort-Roig, Jesús Fortuño, Laura Muñoz-Ortiz, Jim McKenna, Nicholas D Gilson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Socio-demographic and behavioural determinants of weight gain in the Swiss population

Filipa Guerra, Silvia Stringhini, Peter Vollenweider, Gérard Waeber, Pedro Marques-Vidal

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of mediterranean diet on lung function in smokers: a randomised, parallel and controlled protocol

Mar Sorlí-Aguilar, Francisco Martín-Luján, Antoni Santigosa-Ayala, Josep Lluís Piñol-Moreso, Gemma Flores-Mateo, Josep Basora-Gallisà, Victoria Arija-Val, Rosa Solà-Alberich

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of the integrated disease surveillance and response system for infectious diseases control in northern Ghana

Martin Nyaaba Adokiya, John Koku Awoonor-Williams, Inuwa Yau Barau, Claudia Beiersmann, Olaf Mueller

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effectiveness of a problem-solving based intervention to prolong the working life of ageing workers

Wendy Koolhaas, Johan W Groothoff, Michiel R de Boer, Jac JL van der Klink, Sandra Brouwer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cross sectional analysis of behaviors related to operating gas stoves and pneumonia in U.S. children under the age of 5

Eric S Coker, Ellen Smit, Anna K Harding, John Molitor, Molly L Kile

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Familial aggregation of anxiety and depression in the community: the role of adolescents’ self-esteem and physical activity level (the HUNT Study)

Ingunn Ranøyen, Frode Stenseng, Christian A Klöckner, Jan Wallander, Thomas Jozefiak

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluating brief motivational and self-regulatory hand hygiene interventions: a cross-over longitudinal design

Pempa Lhakhang, Sonia Lippke, Nina Knoll, Ralf Schwarzer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Nicotine dependence in an isolated population of Kashubians from North Poland: a population survey

Alicja Sieminska, Ewa Jassem, Karolina Kita-Milczarska

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

No evidence of decline in malaria burden from 2006 to 2013 in a rural Province of Gabon: implications for public health policy

Vanessa Assele, Gildas Ella Ndoh, Dieudonné Nkoghe, Thierry Fandeur

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Fogging the issue of HIV - Barriers for HIV testing in a migrated population from Ethiopia and Eritrea

Pille Lindkvist, Eva Johansson, Ingrid Hylander

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The influence of partial public reimbursement on vaccination uptake in the older population: a cross-sectional study

Sheena M Mc Hugh, John Browne, Ciaran O’Neill, Patricia M Kearney

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Using a community-based definition of poverty for targeting poor households for premium subsidies in the context of a community health insurance in Burkina Faso

Germain Savadogo, Aurelia Souarès, Ali Sié, Divya Parmar, Gilles Bibeau, Rainer Sauerborn

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The use of social networking platforms for sexual health promotion: identifying key strategies for successful user engagement

Hilary J Veale, Rachel Sacks-Davis, Emma RN Weaver, Alisa E Pedrana, Mark A Stoové, Margaret E Hellard

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Implementation of strategies to increase adolescents’ access to fruit and vegetables at school: process evaluation findings from the Boost study

Anne Kristine Aarestrup, Thea Suldrup Jørgensen, Sanne Ellegaard Jørgensen, Deanna M Hoelscher, Pernille Due, Rikke Krølner

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Differences in diabetes prevalence and inequalities in disease management and glycaemic control by immigrant status: a population-based study (Italy)

Paola Ballotari, Stefania Caroli, Francesca Ferrari, Gabriele Romani, Greci Marina, Antonio Chiarenza, Valeria Manicardi, Paolo Giorgi Rossi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Common risk factors for chronic non-communicable diseases among older adults in China, Ghana, Mexico, India, Russia and South Africa: the study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE) wave 1

Fan Wu, Yanfei Guo, Somnath Chatterji, Yang Zheng, Nirmala Naidoo, Yong Jiang, Richard Biritwum, Alfred Yawson, Nadia Minicuci, Aaron Salinas-Rodriguez, Betty Manrique-Espinoza, Tamara Maximova, Karl Peltzer, Nancy Phaswanamafuya, James J Snodgrass, Elizabeth Thiele, Nawi Ng, Paul Kowal

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perceived benefits of smoke-free homes, the process of establishing them, and enforcement challenges in Shanghai, China: a qualitative study

Carla J Berg, Pinpin Zheng, Michelle C Kegler

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Parental risk perceptions of child exposure to tobacco smoke

Laura Rosen, Inessa Kostjukovsky

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Causes of suicidal behaviors in men who have sex with men in China: a national questionnaire survey

Hongquan Chen, Yang Li, Lixin Wang, Beichuan Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The role of theory-driven graphic warning labels in motivation to quit: a qualitative study on perceptions from low-income, urban smokers

Erin L Mead, Joanna E Cohen, Caitlin E Kennedy, Joseph Gallo, Carl A Latkin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health promotion in primary and secondary schools in Denmark: time trends and associations with schools’ and students’ characteristics

Kirsten Nabe-Nielsen, Rikke Krølner, Laust Hvas Mortensen, Marie Birk Jørgensen, Finn Diderichsen

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The study of cardiovascular risk in adolescents – ERICA: rationale, design and sample characteristics of a national survey examining cardiovascular risk factor profile in Brazilian adolescents

Katia Vergetti Bloch, Moyses Szklo, Maria Cristina C Kuschnir, Gabriela de Azevedo Abreu, Laura Augusta Barufaldi, Carlos Henrique Klein, Maurício TL de Vasconcelos, Glória Valéria da Veiga, Valeska C Figueiredo, Adriano Dias, Ana Julia Pantoja Moraes, Ana Luiza Lima Souza, Ana Mayra Andrade de Oliveira, Beatriz D’Argord Schaan, Bruno Mendes Tavares, Cecília Lacroix de Oliveira, Cristiane de Freitas Cunha, Denise Tavares Giannini, Dilson Rodrigues Belfort, Dulce Lopes Barboza Ribas, Eduardo Lima Santos, Elisa Brosina de Leon, Elizabeth Fujimori, Elizabete Regina Araújo Oliveira, Erika da Silva Magliano, Francisco de Assis Guedes Vasconcelos, George Dantas Azevedo, Gisela Soares Brunken, Glauber Monteiro Dias, Heleno R Correa Filho, Maria Inês Monteiro, Isabel Cristina Britto Guimarães, José Rocha Faria Neto, Juliana Souza Oliveira, Kenia Mara B de Carvalho, Luis Gonzaga de Oliveira Gonçalves, Marize M Santos, Pascoal Torres Muniz, Paulo César B Veiga Jardim, Pedro Antônio Muniz Ferreira, Renan Magalhães Montenegro Jr, Ricardo Queiroz Gurgel, Rodrigo Pinheiro Vianna, Sandra Mary Vasconcelos, Sandro Silva da Matta, Stella Maris Seixas Martins, Tamara Beres Lederer Goldberg, Thiago Luiz Nogueira da Silva

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A web- and mobile phone-based intervention to prevent obesity in 4-year-olds (MINISTOP): a population-based randomized controlled trial

Christine Delisle, Sven Sandin, Elisabet Forsum, Hanna Henriksson, Ylva Trolle-Lagerros, Christel Larsson, Ralph Maddison, Francisco B Ortega, Jonatan R Ruiz, Kristin Silfvernagel, Toomas Timpka, Marie Löf

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Temporal trends in female breast cancer mortality in Brazil and correlations with social inequalities: ecological time-series study

Carolina Maciel Reis Gonzaga, Ruffo Freitas-Junior, Maria-Paula Curado, Ana-Luiza Lima Sousa, José-Augusto Souza-Neto, Marta Rovery Souza

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between gender inequality index and child mortality rates: a cross-national study of 138 countries

Ethel Mary Brinda, Anto P Rajkumar, Ulrika Enemark

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Age at first intercourse and subsequent sexual partnering among adult women in the United States, a cross-sectional study

Brianna M Magnusson, Jennifer A Nield, Kate L Lapane

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Active transportation and bullying in Canadian schoolchildren: a cross-sectional study

Ioana Cozma, Atif Kukaswadia, Ian Janssen, Wendy Craig, William Pickett

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessing care providers’ perceptions and beliefs about physical activity in infants and toddlers: baseline findings from the Baby NAP SACC study

Kathryn R Hesketh, Esther MF van Sluijs, Rachel E Blaine, Elsie M Taveras, Matthew W Gillman, Sara E Benjamin Neelon

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The burden of premature mortality in Poland analysed with the use of standard expected years of life lost

Irena Maniecka-Bryła, Marek Bryła, Paweł Bryła, Małgorzata Pikala

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of the impact of a mobile health system on adherence to antenatal and postnatal care and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programs in Kenya

Ivy Mushamiri, Chibulu Luo, Casey Iiams-Hauser, Yanis Ben Amor

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Income inequality is associated with adolescent fertility in Brazil: a longitudinal multilevel analysis of 5,565 municipalities

Alexandre DP Chiavegatto Filho, Ichiro Kawachi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Forecasting Tunisian type 2 diabetes prevalence to 2027: validation of a simple model

Olfa Saidi, Martin O’Flaherty, Nadia Ben Mansour, Wafa Aissi, Olfa Lassoued, Simon Capewell, Julia A Critchley, Dhafer Malouche, Habiba Ben Romdhane, on behalf of EC FP7 funded MEDCHAMPS project

01.12.2015 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Meeting the International Health Regulations (2005) surveillance core capacity requirements at the subnational level in Europe: the added value of syndromic surveillance

Alexandra Ziemann, Nicole Rosenkötter, Luis Garcia-Castrillo Riesgo, Matthias Fischer, Alexander Krämer, Freddy K Lippert, Gernot Vergeiner, Helmut Brand, Thomas Krafft

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The acceptance and commitment therapy for smoking cessation in the primary health care setting: a study protocol

Yim Wah Mak, Alice Yuen Loke

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Age-related factors influencing the occurrence of undernutrition in northeastern Ethiopia

Abraham Degarege, Elifaged Hailemeskel, Berhanu Erko

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparative effectiveness of post-discharge strategies for hospitalized smokers: study protocol for the Helping HAND 2 randomized controlled trial

Zachary Z Reid, Susan Regan, Jennifer HK Kelley, Joanna M Streck, Thomas Ylioja, Hilary A Tindle, Yuchiao Chang, Douglas E Levy, Elyse R Park, Daniel E Singer, Kelly M Carpenter, Michele Reyen, Nancy A Rigotti

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Resveratrol food supplements: a survey on the role of individual consumer characteristics in predicting the attitudes and adoption intentions of US American and Danish respondents

Jessica Aschemann-Witzel, Klaus G Grunert

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Workplace standing time and the incidence of obesity and type 2 diabetes: a longitudinal study in adults

Jean-Philippe Chaput, Travis J Saunders, Mark S Tremblay, Peter T Katzmarzyk, Angelo Tremblay, Claude Bouchard

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis among outpatients presenting with cough of any duration in Shashogo Woreda, Southern Ethiopia

Endale Eliso, Girmay Medhin, Mulugeta Belay

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The aetiology of community associated pneumonia in children in Nanjing, China and aetiological patterns associated with age and season

Keping Chen, Runqing Jia, Li Li, Chuankun Yang, Yan Shi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

What are parents doing to reduce adolescent alcohol misuse? Evaluating concordance with parenting guidelines for adolescent alcohol use

Marie B H Yap, Anthony F Jorm, Dan I Lubman

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparing the effects of sun exposure and vitamin D supplementation on vitamin D insufficiency, and immune and cardio-metabolic function: the Sun Exposure and Vitamin D Supplementation (SEDS) Study

Mica Hartley, Samuel Hoare, Fiona E Lithander, Rachel E Neale, Prue H Hart, Shelley Gorman, Peter Gies, Jill Sherriff, Ashwin Swaminathan, Lawrence J Beilin, Trevor A Mori, Laura King, Lucinda J Black, Kushani Marshall, Fan Xiang, Candy Wyatt, Kerryn King, Terry Slevin, Nirmala Pandeya, Robyn M Lucas

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessing biomarkers and neuropsychological outcomes in rural populations exposed to organophosphate pesticides in Chile – study design and protocol

Muriel Ramírez-Santana, Liliana Zúñiga, Sebastián Corral, Rodrigo Sandoval, Paul TJ Scheepers, Koos Van der Velden, Nel Roeleveld, Floria Pancetti

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perceptions of the population regarding generic drugs in Brazil: a nationwide survey

Elene P Nardi, Marcos B Ferraz, Geraldo RC Pinheiro, Sérgio C Kowalski, Emilia I Sato

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Barriers to modern contraceptive methods uptake among young women in Kenya: a qualitative study

Rhoune Ochako, Mwende Mbondo, Stephen Aloo, Susan Kaimenyi, Rachel Thompson, Marleen Temmerman, Megan Kays

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Understanding influences on teachers’ uptake and use of behaviour management strategies within the STARS trial: process evaluation protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Lorraine Hansford, Siobhan Sharkey, Vanessa Edwards, Obioha Ukoumunne, Sarah Byford, Brahm Norwich, Stuart Logan, Tamsin Ford

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Low prevalence of the transmitted HIV-1 drug resistance among newly diagnosed HIV-1 individuals in Jiangsu Province, China during 2009–2011

Hongxiong Guo, Xiaoqin Xu, Haiyang Hu, Ying Zhou, Haitao Yang, Tao Qiu, Gengfeng Fu, Xiping Huan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of PIN 3 physical activity survey in low-income overweight and obese young mothers

Mei-Wei Chang, Derek Hales, Roger Brown, Dianne Ward, Ken Resnicow, Susan Nitzke

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sexual behavior and vulnerability to HIV infection among seasonal migrant laborers in Metema district, northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Kassa Tiruneh, Belaynew Wasie, Hector Gonzalez

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association between obesity and back pain in nine countries: a cross-sectional study

Ai Koyanagi, Andrew Stickley, Noe Garin, Marta Miret, Jose Luis Ayuso-Mateos, Matilde Leonardi, Seppo Koskinen, Aleksander Galas, Josep Maria Haro

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Food habits, physical activities and sedentary lifestyles of eutrophic and obese school children: a case–control study

Jenny Vilchis-Gil, Marcia Galván-Portillo, Miguel Klünder-Klünder, Miguel Cruz, Samuel Flores-Huerta

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Adapting an effective lifestyle intervention towards individuals with low socioeconomic status of different ethnic origins: the design of the MetSLIM study

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

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Research on Emissions, Air quality, Climate, and Cooking Technologies in Northern Ghana (REACCTING): study rationale and protocol

Katherine L Dickinson, Ernest Kanyomse, Ricardo Piedrahita, Evan Coffey, Isaac J Rivera, James Adoctor, Rex Alirigia, Didier Muvandimwe, MacKenzie Dove, Vanja Dukic, Mary H Hayden, David Diaz-Sanchez, Adoctor Victor Abisiba, Dominic Anaseba, Yolanda Hagar, Nicholas Masson, Andrew Monaghan, Atsu Titiati, Daniel F Steinhoff, Yueh-Ya Hsu, Rachael Kaspar, Bre’Anna Brooks, Abraham Hodgson, Michael Hannigan, Abraham Rexford Oduro, Christine Wiedinmyer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Community as a source of health in three racial/ethnic communities in Oregon: a qualitative study

Carolyn A Mendez-Luck, Jeffrey W Bethel, R Turner Goins, Marc B Schure, Elizabeth McDermott

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors influencing H1N1 vaccine behavior among Manitoba Metis in Canada: a qualitative study

S Michelle Driedger, Ryan Maier, Chris Furgal, Cindy Jardine

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effectiveness of community engagement in public health interventions for disadvantaged groups: a meta-analysis

Alison O’Mara-Eves, Ginny Brunton, Sandy Oliver, Josephine Kavanagh, Farah Jamal, James Thomas

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The World Health Organization’s Health Promoting Schools framework: a Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis

Rebecca Langford, Christopher Bonell, Hayley Jones, Theodora Pouliou, Simon Murphy, Elizabeth Waters, Kelli Komro, Lisa Gibbs, Daniel Magnus, Rona Campbell

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determinants of tobacco smoking among rural-to-urban migrant workers: a cross-sectional survey in Shanghai

Yao Liu, Huijiang Song, Tianying Wang, Tianhao Wang, Hua Yang, Jian Gong, Yao Shen, Wei Dai, Jing Zhou, Shanzhu Zhu, Zhigang Pan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

HIV testing service awareness and service uptake among female heads of household in rural Mozambique: results from a province-wide survey

Heather N Paulin, Meridith Blevins, John R Koethe, Nicole Hinton, Lara ME Vaz, Alfredo E Vergara, Abraham Mukolo, Elisée Ndatimana, Troy D Moon, Sten H Vermund, C William Wester

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

National physical activity recommendations: systematic overview and analysis of the situation in European countries

Sonja Kahlmeier, Trudy M A Wijnhoven, Patrick Alpiger, Christian Schweizer, João Breda, Brian W Martin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Socioeconomic status and sick leave granted for mental and somatic disorders: a prospective study of young adult twins

Fartein Ask Torvik, Eivind Ystrom, Nikolai Czajkowski, Kristian Tambs, Espen Røysamb, Ragnhild Ørstavik, Gun Peggy Knudsen, Kenneth S Kendler, Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cardiometabolic disease risk and HIV status in rural South Africa: establishing a baseline

Samuel J Clark, F Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Brian Houle, Margaret Thorogood, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, Nicole Angotti, Chodziwadziwa Kabudula, Jill Williams, Jane Menken, Stephen Tollman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of a pilot healthy eating intervention in restaurants and food stores of a rural community: a randomized community trial

Ana P Martínez-Donate, Ann Josie Riggall, Amy M Meinen, Kristen Malecki, Anne L Escaron, Bev Hall, Anne Menzies, Gary Garske, F Javier Nieto, Susan Nitzke

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effectiveness of short message services reminder on childhood immunization programme in Kadoma, Zimbabwe - a randomized controlled trial, 2013

Donewell Bangure, Daniel Chirundu, Notion Gombe, Tawanda Marufu, Gibson Mandozana, Mufuta Tshimanga, Lucia Takundwa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sexual health risk reduction interventions for people with severe mental illness: a systematic review

Abdullah Pandor, Eva Kaltenthaler, Agnes Higgins, Karen Lorimer, Shubulade Smith, Kevan Wylie, Ruth Wong

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health care providers’ perceptions of and attitudes towards induced abortions in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia: a systematic literature review of qualitative and quantitative data

Ulrika Rehnström Loi, Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson, Elisabeth Faxelid, Marie Klingberg-Allvin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Anthropometric indices as predictors of hypertension among men and women aged 40–69 years in the Korean population: the Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study

Joung-Won Lee, Nam-Kyoo Lim, Tae-Hwa Baek, Sung-Hee Park, Hyun-Young Park

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Modeling the impact of tuberculosis interventions on epidemiologic outcomes and health system costs

Olivia Oxlade, Amy Piatek, Cheri Vincent, Dick Menzies

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Generation shifts in smoking over 20 years in two Dutch population-based cohorts aged 20–100 years

Enrico Raho, Sandra H van Oostrom, Marjolein Visser, Martijn Huisman, Else M Zantinge, Henriette A Smit, WM Monique Verschuren, Gerben Hulsegge, H Susan J Picavet

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of a passive social marketing intervention in community pharmacies on oral contraceptive and condom sales: a quasi-experimental study

Karen B Farris, Mary L Aquilino, Peter Batra, Vince Marshall, Mary E Losch

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Walking away from back pain: one step at a time – a community-based randomised controlled trial

Stephan Milosavljevic, Lynne Clay, Brenna Bath, Catherine Trask, Erika Penz, Sam Stewart, Paul Hendrick, G David Baxter, Deirdre A Hurley, Suzanne M McDonough

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Obtaining information about cancer: prevalence and preferences among Japanese adults

Rina Miyawaki, Ai Shibata, Kaori Ishii, Koichiro Oka

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Motor development following in utero exposure to organochlorines: a follow-up study of children aged 5–9 years in Greenland, Ukraine and Poland

Birgit Bjerre Høyer, Cecilia Høst Ramlau-Hansen, Henning Sloth Pedersen, Katarzyna Góralczyk, Lyubov Chumak, Bo AG Jönsson, Jens Peter Bonde, Gunnar Toft

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact evaluation of a community-based intervention to reduce risky sexual behaviour among female sex workers in Shanghai, China

Juan Liu, Liviana Calzavara, Joshua B Mendelsohn, Ann O’Leary, Laiyi Kang, Qichao Pan, Ted Myers, Jinma Ren, Yanfeng Cha, Guozheng Shi, Xiaofeng Liu, Xiuhong Tian, Huili Fan, Yinqing Ni, Robert S Remis

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effectiveness of a web-based Dutch parenting program to prevent overweight in children 9–13 years of age: study protocol for a two-armed cluster randomized controlled trial

Emilie L M Ruiter, Gerdine A J Fransen, Gerard R M Molleman, Koos van der Velden, Rutger C M E Engels

01.12.2015 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reviewer acknowledgement 2014

Natalie Pafitis

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Individual socio-demographic factors and perceptions of the environment as determinants of inequalities in adolescent physical and psychological health: the Olympic Regeneration in East London (ORiEL) study

Neil R Smith, Daniel J Lewis, Amanda Fahy, Sandra Eldridge, Stephanie JC Taylor, Derek G Moore, Charlotte Clark, Stephen A Stansfeld, Steven Cummins

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Illness perceptions and explanatory models of viral hepatitis B & C among immigrants and refugees: a narrative systematic review

John A Owiti, Trisha Greenhalgh, Lorna Sweeney, Graham R Foster, Kamaldeep S Bhui

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of a sit-stand workstation intervention on daily sitting, standing and physical activity: protocol for a 12 month workplace randomised control trial

Jennifer Hall, Louise Mansfield, Tess Kay, Alison K McConnell

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Compartmental analysis of metals in waterpipe smoking technique

Akeel T Al-Kazwini, Adi J Said, Stephanie Sdepanian

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Study protocol: the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of an employer-led intervention to increase walking during the daily commute: the Travel to Work randomised controlled trial

Suzanne Audrey, Ashley R Cooper, William Hollingworth, Chris Metcalfe, Sunita Procter, Adrian Davis, Rona Campbell, Fiona Gillison, Sarah E Rodgers

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Religious involvement and tobacco use in mainland China: a preliminary study

Zhizhong Wang, Harold G Koenig, Saad Al Shohaib

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Increasing children’s physical activity through a teaching-assistant led extracurricular intervention: process evaluation of the action 3:30 randomised feasibility trial

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

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Demographic and socio-economic factors associated with multiple health risk behaviours among adolescents in Serbia: a cross sectional study

Katarina Boričić, Snežana Simić, Jelena Marinković Erić

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Divorce and subsequent increase in uptake of antidepressant medication: a Finnish registry-based study on couple versus individual effects

Christiaan WS Monden, Niina Metsä-Simola, Saska Saarioja, Pekka Martikainen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Not living with both parents is associated with more health- and developmental problems in infants aged 7 to 11 months: a cross sectional study

Nadine Kacenelenbogen, Michèle Dramaix-Wilmet, Marco Schetgen, Michel Roland

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association of obesity with socioeconomic status among adults of ages 18 to 80 years in rural Northwest China

Leilei Pei, Yue Cheng, Yijun Kang, Shuyi Yuan, Hong Yan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Bayesian random effects modelling with application to childhood anaemia in Malawi

Alfred Ngwira, Lawrence N Kazembe

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Using the RE-AIM framework to evaluate physical activity public health programs in México

Edtna Jauregui, Ann M Pacheco, Erica G Soltero, Teresia M O’Connor, Cynthia M Castro, Paul A Estabrooks, Lorna H McNeill, Rebecca E Lee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cross-sectional survey on the health status and the health-related quality of life of the elderly after flood disaster in Bazhong city, Sichuan, China

Jun Wu, Jian Xiao, Tong Li, Xiaoshan Li, Huamin Sun, Eric PF Chow, Yihua Lu, Tian Tian, Xiaoyan Li, Qi Wang, Xun Zhuang, Lei Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of measured and reported multimorbidity in a representative sample of the Swiss population

Basile Pache, Peter Vollenweider, Gérard Waeber, Pedro Marques-Vidal

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cardiovascular risk factors and 30-year cardiovascular risk in homeless adults with mental illness

Agnes Gozdzik, Roxana Salehi, Patricia O’Campo, Vicky Stergiopoulos, Stephen W Hwang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Coping strategies of HIV-affected households in Ghana

Amos Laar, Abubakar Manu, Matilda Laar, Angela El-Adas, Richard Amenyah, Kyeremeh Atuahene, Dave Quarshie, Andrew Anthony Adjei, Isabella Quakyi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

‘What a man can do, a woman can do better’: gendered alcohol consumption and (de)construction of social identity among young Nigerians

Emeka W Dumbili

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Detection of influenza-like illness aberrations by directly monitoring Pearson residuals of fitted negative binomial regression models

Ta-Chien Chan, Yung-Chu Teng, Jing-Shiang Hwang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Coverage of skin cancer and recreational tanning in North American magazines before and after the landmark 2006 International Agency for Research on Cancer report

Jennifer E McWhirter, Laurie Hoffman-Goetz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between yogurt consumption and the risk of Metabolic Syndrome over 6 years in the SUN study

Carmen Sayón-Orea, Maira Bes-Rastrollo, Amelia Martí, Adriano M Pimenta, Nerea Martín-Calvo, Miguel A Martínez-González

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Economic considerations and health in all policies initiatives: evidence from interviews with key informants in Sweden, Quebec and South Australia

Andrew D Pinto, Agnes Molnar, Ketan Shankardass, Patricia J O’Campo, Ahmed M Bayoumi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Monthly variations in self-report of time-specified and typical alcohol use: The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT3)

Ann Kristin Knudsen, Jens Christoffer Skogen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association of car ownership and physical activity across the spectrum of human development: Modeling the Epidemiologic Transition Study (METS)

David A Shoham, Lara R Dugas, Pascal Bovet, Terrence E Forrester, Estelle V Lambert, Jacob Plange-Rhule, Dale A Schoeller, Soren Brage, Ulf Ekelund, Ramon A Durazo-Arvizu, Richard S Cooper, Amy Luke

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association between daily steps and health, and the mediating role of body composition: a pedometer-based, cross-sectional study in an employed South African population

Julian D Pillay, Hidde P van der Ploeg, Tracy L Kolbe-Alexander, Karin I Proper, Maartje van Stralen, Simone A Tomaz, Willem van Mechelen, Estelle V Lambert

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Child survival and BCG vaccination: a community based prospective cohort study in Uganda

Victoria Nankabirwa, James K Tumwine, Proscovia M Mugaba, Thorkild Tylleskär, Halvor Sommerfelt, for the PROMISE- EBF Study Group

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Rationale and methods of a randomised cross-over cluster trial to assess the effectiveness of MOVI-KIDS on preventing obesity in pre-schoolers

Vicente Martínez-Vizcaino, Jorge Mota, Montserrat Solera-Martínez, Blanca Notario-Pacheco, Natalia Arias-Palencia, Jorge Cañete García-Prieto, Alberto González-García, Celia Álvarez-Bueno, Mairena Sánchez-López, on behalf of the MOVI-KIDS group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Female family caregivers face a higher risk of hypertension and lowered estimated glomerular filtration rates: a cross-sectional, comparative study

Yasuko Torimoto-Sasai, Ayumi Igarashi, Takashi Wada, Yasuko Ogata, Noriko Yamamoto-Mitani

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Daily sleep duration and risk of metabolic syndrome among middle-aged and older Chinese adults: cross-sectional evidence from the Dongfeng–Tongji cohort study

Jing Wu, Guiqiang Xu, Lijun Shen, Yanmei Zhang, Lulu Song, Siyi Yang, Handong Yang, Yuan Liang, Tangchun Wu, Youjie Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Performance of a five category front-of-pack labelling system – the 5-colour nutrition label – to differentiate nutritional quality of breakfast cereals in France

Chantal Julia, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Pauline Ducrot, Sandrine Péneau, Mathilde Touvier, Caroline Méjean, Serge Hercberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Internal construct validity of the stress-energy questionnaire in a working population, a cohort study

Emina Hadzibajramovic, Gunnar Ahlborg Jr, Anna Grimby-Ekman, Åsa Lundgren-Nilsson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of tobacco control policy on smoking cessation in relation to gender, age and education in Lithuania, 1994–2010

Jurate Klumbiene, Edita Sakyte, Janina Petkeviciene, Ritva Prattala, Anton E Kunst

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Spatial and temporal patterns of smoking prevalence in Ontario

Gang Meng, K Stephen Brown, Mary E Thompson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Smoking among Hong Kong Chinese women: behavior, attitudes and experience

Ho Cheung William Li, Sophia SC Chan, Tai Hing Lam

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Risk factors of hepatitis C virus transmission and genotype distribution in former blood donors from Chinese rural area

Wenjiao Yin, Changhong Huang, Feng Qiu, Li Liu, Feng Wang, Jikun Zhou, Yong Zhang, Shengli Bi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with preventive behaviors regarding Lyme disease in Canada and Switzerland: a comparative study

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

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health status of primary school educators in low socio-economic areas in South Africa

Marjanne Senekal, Zibuyile Seme, Anniza de Villiers, Nelia P Steyn

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patient and community experiences of tuberculosis diagnosis and care within a community-based intervention in Ethiopia: a qualitative study

Olivia Tulloch, Sally Theobald, Fukushi Morishita, Daniel G Datiko, Girum Asnake, Tadesse Tesema, Habiba Jamal, Paulos Markos, Luis E Cuevas, Mohammed A Yassin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of depressive symptoms and factors associated with it in type 2 diabetic patients: a cross-sectional study in China

Linchuang Wang, Rui Song, Zhigang Chen, Jun Wang, Feng Ling

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Translating it into real life: a qualitative study of the cognitions, barriers and supports for key obesogenic behaviors of parents of preschoolers

Jennifer Martin-Biggers, Kim Spaccarotella, Nobuko Hongu, Gayle Alleman, John Worobey, Carol Byrd-Bredbenner

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Public preferences for vaccination and antiviral medicines under different pandemic flu outbreak scenarios

Helena Rubinstein, Afrodita Marcu, Lucy Yardley, Susan Michie

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Diarrhea and health inequity among Indigenous children in Brazil: results from the First National Survey of Indigenous People’s Health and Nutrition

Ana Lúcia Escobar, Carlos EA Coimbra Jr, James R Welch, Bernardo L Horta, Ricardo Ventura Santos, Andrey M Cardoso

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hepatitis B and C virus infections among patients with end stage renal disease in a low-resourced hemodialysis center in Vietnam: a cross-sectional study

Cuong Minh Duong, Dariusz Piotr Olszyna, Mary-Louise McLaws

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The humanistic, economic and societal burden of Herpes Zoster in Europe: a critical review

Adam Gater, Mathieu Uhart, Rachael McCool, Emmanuelle Préaud

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Trends in the use of the Internet for health purposes in Poland

Maria Magdalena Bujnowska-Fedak

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Antiretroviral treatment coverage in a rural district in Tanzania – a modeling study using empirical data

Francis Levira, Abela Mpobela Agnarson, Honorati Masanja, Basia Zaba, Anna Mia Ekström, Anna Thorson

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Weight-loss intervention using implementation intentions and mental imagery: a randomised control trial study protocol

Anne Hattar, Martin S Hagger, Sebely Pal

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Knowledge, attitudes, and preferences of healthy young adults regarding advance care planning: a focus group study of university students in Pittsburgh, USA

Dio Kavalieratos, Natalie C Ernecoff, Jessica Keim-Malpass, Howard B Degenholtz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of a diabetes screening program on a rural Chinese population: a 3-year follow-up study

Yanlei Zhang, Feng Ning, Jianping Sun, Zengchang Pang, Xiaoyong Wang, Anil Kapur, Harri Sintonen, Qing Qiao

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation and mechanism for outcomes exploration of providing public health care in contract service in Rural China: a multiple-case study with complex adaptive systems design

Huixuan Zhou, Shengfa Zhang, Weijun Zhang, Fugang Wang, You Zhong, Linni Gu, Zhiyong Qu, Donghua Tian

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Occupational factors and subsequent major depressive and generalized anxiety disorders in the prospective French national SIP study

Isabelle Niedhammer, Lucile Malard, Jean-François Chastang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determinants of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in university students: a qualitative study using focus group discussions

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

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictors of abortions in Rural Ghana: a cross-sectional study

George Adjei, Yeetey Enuameh, Kwaku Poku Asante, Frank Baiden, Obed Ernest A Nettey, Sulemana Abubakari, Emmanuel Mahama, Stephaney Gyaase, Seth Owusu-Agyei

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of pre-hypertension and hypertension among the adults in rural Bangladesh: findings from a community-based study

Masuma Akter Khanam, Wietze Lindeboom, Abdur Razzaque, Louis Niessen, Abul Hasnat Milton

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between acculturation, obesity and cardiovascular risk factors among male South Asian migrants in the United Arab Emirates – a cross-sectional study

Syed M Shah, Tom Loney, Salma Al Dhaheri, Hassan Vatanparast, Iffat Elbarazi, Mukesh Agarwal, Iain Blair, Raghib Ali

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Socioeconomic status and environmental noise exposure in Montreal, Canada

Laura M Dale, Sophie Goudreau, Stephane Perron, Martina S Ragettli, Marianne Hatzopoulou, Audrey Smargiassi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Obesity and eating behaviors in school children and adolescents –data from a cross sectional study from Bucharest, Romania

Carmen Gabriela Barbu, Monica Delia Teleman, Alice Ioana Albu, Anca Elena Sirbu, Sorina Carmen Martin, Adrian Bancescu, Simona Vasilica Fica

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Hi Five study: design of a school-based randomized trial to reduce infections and improve hygiene and well-being among 6–15 year olds in Denmark

Anette Johansen, Anne Maj Denbæk, Camilla Thørring Bonnesen, Pernille Due

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Elevated neck circumference and associated factors in adolescents

Roberta de Lucena Ferretti, Isa de Pádua Cintra, Maria Aparecida Zanetti Passos, Gerson Luis de Moraes Ferrari, Mauro Fisberg

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Addressing social issues in a universal HIV test and treat intervention trial (ANRS 12249 TasP) in South Africa: methods for appraisal

Joanna Orne-Gliemann, Joseph Larmarange, Sylvie Boyer, Collins Iwuji, Nuala McGrath, Till Bärnighausen, Thembelile Zuma, Rosemary Dray-Spira, Bruno Spire, Tamsen Rochat, France Lert, John Imrie, for the ANRS 12249 TasP Group

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A national school-based health lifestyles interventions among Chinese children and adolescents against obesity: rationale, design and methodology of a randomized controlled trial in China

Yajun Chen, Lu Ma, Yinghua Ma, Haijun Wang, Jiayou Luo, Xin Zhang, Chunyan Luo, Hong Wang, Haiping Zhao, Dehong Pan, Yanna Zhu, Li Cai, Zhiyong Zou, Wenhan Yang, Jun Ma, Jin Jing

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Study CAMBIMED: Effects of changes in medication appearance on safety of antihypertensive and hypolipidemic treatments in chronic patients older than 65 years in primary health care

Jesús Mario Arancon-Monge, Alicia de-Castro-Cuenca, Ángel Serrano-Vázquez, Luz Campos-Díaz, Montserrat Díaz-Eraso, Isabel del Cura-González, Elena Polentinos-Castro, Ricardo Rodríguez-Barrientos, Autores Colaboradores: GRUPO CAMBIMED

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Elimination of ‘the Glasgow effect’ in levels of dental caries in Scotland’s five-year-old children: 10 cross-sectional surveys (1994–2012)

Yvonne I Blair, Alex D McMahon, Wendy Gnich, David I Conway, Lorna MD Macpherson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Social cognitive determinants of HIV voluntary counselling and testing uptake among married individuals in Dar es Salaam Tanzania: Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB)

Sally M Mtenga, Amon Exavery, Deodatus Kakoko, Eveline Geubbels

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Partners’ controlling behaviors and intimate partner sexual violence among married women in Uganda

Stephen Ojiambo Wandera, Betty Kwagala, Patricia Ndugga, Allen Kabagenyi

01.12.2015 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A critical review of population health literacy assessment

Diana Guzys, Amanda Kenny, Virginia Dickson-Swift, Guinever Threlkeld

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The assessment of ongoing community-based interventions to prevent obesity: lessons learned

Jessica S Gubbels, Frida KS Mathisen, Oddrun Samdal, Tim Lobstein, Leonie FM Kohl, Ingrid Leversen, Jeroen Lakerveld, Stef PJ Kremers, Patricia van Assema

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The HIV epidemic and sexual and reproductive health policy integration: views of South African policymakers

Diane Cooper, Joanne E Mantell, Jennifer Moodley, Sumaya Mall

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Anthropometric measurements in childhood and prediction of cardiovascular risk factors in adulthood: Kaunas cardiovascular risk cohort study

Janina Petkeviciene, Jurate Klumbiene, Vilma Kriaucioniene, Asta Raskiliene, Edita Sakyte, Indre Ceponiene

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High prevalence of overweight and obesity among a representative sample of Puerto Rican children

Augusto R Elías-Boneta, Milagros J Toro, Omar Garcia, Roxana Torres, Cristina Palacios

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reaching older people with PA delivered in football clubs: the reach, adoption and implementation characteristics of the Extra Time Programme

Daniel Parnell, Andy Pringle, Jim McKenna, Stephen Zwolinsky, Zoe Rutherford, Jackie Hargreaves, Lizzie Trotter, Michael Rigby, David Richardson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cardiovascular health and the modifiable burden of incident myocardial infarction: the Tromsø Study

Tom Wilsgaard, Laura R Loehr, Ellisiv B Mathiesen, Maja-Lisa Løchen, Kaare H Bønaa, Inger Njølstad, Gerardo Heiss

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Change in body weight and body image in young adults: a longitudinal study

Gicele Costa Mintem, Denise Petrucci Gigante, Bernardo Lessa Horta

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between alcohol consumption and the risk of ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis of prospective observational studies

Huang Yan-Hong, Li Jing, Luan Hong, Huang Shan-Shan, Li Yan, Li Ju

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

“In a situation of rescuing life”: meanings given to diabetes symptoms and care-seeking practices among adults in Southeastern Tanzania: a qualitative inquiry

Emmy Metta, Ajay Bailey, Flora Kessy, Eveline Geubbels, Inge Hutter, Hinke Haisma

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Influence of family and friend smoking on intentions to smoke and smoking-related attitudes and refusal self-efficacy among 9–10 year old children from deprived neighbourhoods: a cross-sectional study

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

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Improvement of HAART in Brazil, 1998–2008: a nationwide assessment of survival times after AIDS diagnosis among men who have sex with men

Monica Malta, Cosme M F P da Silva, Monica MF Magnanini, Andrea L Wirtz, André R S Perissé, Chris Beyrer, Steffanie A Strathdee, Francisco I Bastos

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Number of visits to the emergency department and risk of suicide: a population- based case–control study

Runar Bragi Kvaran, Oddny Sigurborg Gunnarsdottir, Adalbjorg Kristbjornsdottir, Unnur A Valdimarsdottir, Vilhjalmur Rafnsson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Different factors associated with loss to follow-up of infants born to HIV-infected or uninfected mothers: observations from the ANRS 12140-PEDIACAM study in Cameroon

Larissa Kamgue Sidze, Albert Faye, Suzie Ndiang Tetang, Ida Penda, Georgette Guemkam, Francis Ndongo Ateba, Jean Audrey Ndongo, Félicité Nguefack, Gaëtan Texier, Patrice Tchendjou, Anfumbom Kfutwah, Josiane Warszawski, Mathurin Cyrille Tejiokem

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Contribution of chronic diseases to the disability burden in a population 15 years and older, Belgium, 1997–2008

Renata TC Yokota, Nicolas Berger, Wilma J Nusselder, Jean-Marie Robine, Jean Tafforeau, Patrick Deboosere, Herman Van Oyen

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Protocol for a national monthly survey of alcohol use in England with 6-month follow-up: ‘The Alcohol Toolkit Study’

Emma Beard, Jamie Brown, Robert West, Crispin Acton, Alan Brennan, Colin Drummond, Matthew Hickman, John Holmes, Eileen Kaner, Karen Lock, Matthew Walmsley, Susan Michie

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

USA’s expanded overseas tuberculosis screening program: a retrospective study in China

Shaojun Liang, Jianming Zhang, Longfei Hu, Jiandong Chen, Jian Wu, Yongxin Huang, Yan Zeng, Yufeng Zhu, Zhaohui Li, Ying Wen, Wuyi Liang, Jinxue Zhuo, Hongtao He

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Household food insecurity, diet, and weight status in a disadvantaged district of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: a cross-sectional study

Thuy Ngoc Vuong, Danielle Gallegos, Rebecca Ramsey

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exploring comorbid use of marijuana, tobacco, and alcohol among 14 to 15-year-olds: findings from a national survey on adolescent substance use

Joanna White, Darren Walton, Natalie Walker

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Parental recommendations for population level interventions to support infant and family dietary choices: a qualitative study from the Growing Up in Wales, Environments for Healthy Living (EHL) study

Ashrafunnesa Khanom, Rebecca A Hill, Kelly Morgan, Frances L Rapport, Ronan A Lyons, Sinead Brophy

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cancer incidence and mortality for all causes in HIV-infected patients over a quarter century: a multicentre cohort study

Elena Raffetti, Laura Albini, Daria Gotti, Daniela Segala, Franco Maggiolo, Elisa di Filippo, Annalisa Saracino, Nicoletta Ladisa, Giuseppe Lapadula, Chiara Fornabaio, Filippo Castelnuovo, Salvatore Casari, Massimiliano Fabbiani, Piera Pierotti, Francesco Donato, Eugenia Quiros-Roldan, MASTER Cohort

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The change in motivating factors influencing commencement, adherence and retention to a supervised resistance training programme in previously sedentary post-menopausal women: a prospective cohort study

Janet Erica Viljoen, Candice Jo-Anne Christie

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association between neighborhood economic hardship, the retail food environment, fast food intake, and obesity: findings from the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin

Michael Laxy, Kristen C Malecki, Marjory L Givens, Matthew C Walsh, F Javier Nieto

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Community led active schools programme (CLASP) exploring the implementation of health interventions in primary schools: headteachers’ perspectives

Danielle Christian, Charlotte Todd, Helen Davies, Jaynie Rance, Gareth Stratton, Frances Rapport, Sinead Brophy

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Maternal smoking and the risk of still birth: systematic review and meta-analysis

Takawira C Marufu, Anand Ahankari, Tim Coleman, Sarah Lewis

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of first exposure to plain cigarette packaging on smoking behaviour and attitudes: a randomised controlled study

Olivia M Maynard, Ute Leonards, Angela S Attwood, Linda Bauld, Lee Hogarth, Marcus R Munafò

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A scoping review and thematic analysis of social and behavioural research among HIV-serodiscordant couples in high-income settings

Joshua B Mendelsohn, Liviana Calzavara, Amrita Daftary, Sanjana Mitra, Joel Pidutti, Dan Allman, Adam Bourne, Mona Loutfy, Ted Myers

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tuberculosis active case finding: uptake and diagnostic yield among minibus drivers in urban South Africa

Tonderai Mabuto, Ephraim Zwane, Violet Chihota, Gillian Gresak, Salome Charalambous, Gavin J Churchyard, Christopher J Hoffmann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Associations between e-cigarette access and smoking and drinking behaviours in teenagers

Karen Hughes, Mark A Bellis, Katherine A Hardcastle, Philip McHale, Andrew Bennett, Robin Ireland, Kate Pike

01.12.2015 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Financial capability, health and disability

Peter Allmark, Katarzyna Machaczek

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High school suicide in South Africa: teachers’ knowledge, views and training needs

Hilda N Shilubane, Arjan ER Bos, Robert AC Ruiter, Bart van den Borne, Priscilla S Reddy

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Novel use of three administrative datasets to establish a cohort for environmental health research

Lucy F Telfar Barnard, Michael G Baker, Simon Hales, Philippa Howden-Chapman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Metabolic syndrome in hypertensive adults from rural Northeast China: an update

Shasha Yu, Xiaofan Guo, Hongmei Yang, Liqiang Zheng, Yingxian Sun

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hypovitaminosis D in healthy children in Central Thailand: prevalence and risk factors

Kanit Reesukumal, Kotchamol Manonukul, Orathai Jirapongsananuruk, Wijittra Krobtrakulchai, Sithikan Hanyongyuth, Somruedee Chatsiricharoenkul, Busadee Pratumvinit

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of physical activity questionnaires for the elderly with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) – an analysis of content

Katharina G Eckert, Martin A Lange

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sequential dengue virus infections detected in active and passive surveillance programs in Thailand, 1994–2010

Piraya Bhoomiboonchoo, Ananda Nisalak, Natkamol Chansatiporn, In-Kyu Yoon, Siripen Kalayanarooj, Mathuros Thipayamongkolgul, Timothy Endy, Alan L Rothman, Sharone Green, Anon Srikiatkhachorn, Darunee Buddhari, Mammen P Mammen, Robert V Gibbons

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Adolescents’ use of the built environment for physical activity

Nicolas M Oreskovic, James M Perrin, Alyssa I Robinson, Joseph J Locascio, Jeff Blossom, Minghua L Chen, Jonathan P Winickoff, Alison E Field, Chloe Green, Elizabeth Goodman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

From pills to patients: an evaluation of data sources to determine the number of people living with HIV who are receiving antiretroviral therapy in Germany

Daniel Schmidt, Christian Kollan, Matthias Stoll, Hans-Jürgen Stellbrink, Andreas Plettenberg, Gerd Fätkenheuer, Frank Bergmann, Johannes R Bogner, Jan van Lunzen, Jürgen Rockstroh, Stefan Esser, Björn-Erik Ole Jensen, Heinz-August Horst, Carlos Fritzsche, Andrea Kühne, Matthias an der Heiden, Osamah Hamouda, Barbara Bartmeyer, ClinSurv Study Group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Socioeconomic indicators of health inequalities and female mortality: a nested cohort study within the United Kingdom Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS)

Katharine Bailey, Andy Ryan, Sophia Apostolidou, Evangelia Fourkala, Matthew Burnell, Aleksandra Gentry-Maharaj, Jatinderpal Kalsi, Max Parmar, Ian Jacobs, Hynek Pikhart, Usha Menon

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Do routinely measured risk factors for obesity explain the sex gap in its prevalence? Observations from Saudi Arabia

Fatima Garawi, George B Ploubidis, Karen Devries, Nasser Al-Hamdan, Ricardo Uauy

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Global epidemiology of type 1 diabetes in young adults and adults: a systematic review

Paula A Diaz-Valencia, Pierre Bougnères, Alain-Jacques Valleron

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum to: Study protocol: evaluation of a parenting and stress management programme: a randomised controlled trial of Triple P Discussion Groups and Stress Control

Melanie L Palmer, Marion Henderson, Matthew R Sanders, Louise J Keown, Jim White

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Influences on influenza transmission within terminal based on hierarchical structure of personal contact network

Quan Shao, Meng Jia

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A systematic review of transitions between cigarette and smokeless tobacco product use in the United States

Jamie Tam, Hannah R Day, Brian L Rostron, Benjamin J Apelberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determinants of suboptimal breastfeeding practices in Nigeria: evidence from the 2008 demographic and health survey

Felix A Ogbo, Kingsley E Agho, Andrew Page

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Towards a physically more active lifestyle based on one’s own values: the results of a randomized controlled trial among physically inactive adults

Anu Maarit Kangasniemi, Raimo Lappalainen, Anna Kankaanpää, Asko Tolvanen, Tuija Tammelin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hidden voices: prevalence and risk factors for violence against women with disabilities in Nepal

Mahesh Puri, Geetanjali Misra, Sarah Hawkes

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictors of modern contraceptive use during the postpartum period among women in Uganda: a population-based cross sectional study

Gideon Rutaremwa, Allen Kabagenyi, Stephen Ojiambo Wandera, Tapiwa Jhamba, Edith Akiror, Hellen Laetitia Nviiri

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Increased risk of tuberculosis among foreign-born persons with diabetes in California, 2010–2012

Sarah Ellen Demlow, Peter Oh, Pennan M Barry

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

“A welfare recipient may be drinking, but as long as he does as told – he may drink himself to death”: a qualitative analysis of project implementation barriers among Danish job consultants

Maja Bæksgaard Hansen, Stine Kloster, Ida Høgstedt Danquah, Anette Søgaard Nielsen, Ulrik Becker, Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, Janne Schurmann Tolstrup

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Replication of a whole school ethos-changing intervention: different context, similar effects, additional insights

Penelope Hawe, Lyndal Bond, Laura M Ghali, Rosemary Perry, Colleen M Davison, David M Casey, Helen Butler, Cynthia M Webster, Bert Scholz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Investigating the relationship between self-rated health and social capital in South Africa: a multilevel panel data analysis

Yan Kwan Lau, John E Ataguba

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Activity limitations predict health care expenditures in the general population in Belgium

Johan Van der Heyden, Herman Van Oyen, Nicolas Berger, Dirk De Bacquer, Koen Van Herck

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Structured additive regression models with spatial correlation to estimate under-five mortality risk factors in Ethiopia

Dawit G Ayele, Temesgen T Zewotir, Henry G Mwambi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association of physical activity, body mass index and the blood pressure levels among urban poor youth in Accra, Ghana

Ernest Afrifa–Anane, Charles Agyemang, Samuel Nii Ardey Codjoe, Gbenga Ogedegbe, Ama de-Graft Aikins

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sexual violence against female sex workers in The Gambia: a cross-sectional examination of the associations between victimization and reproductive, sexual and mental health

Jennifer A Sherwood, Ashley Grosso, Michele R Decker, Sarah Peitzmeier, Erin Papworth, Daouda Diouf, Fatou Maria Drame, Nuha Ceesay, Stefan Baral

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Associations between parental BMI, socioeconomic factors, family structure and overweight in Finnish children: a path model approach

Suvi Parikka, Päivi Mäki, Esko Levälahti, Susanna Lehtinen-Jacks, Tuija Martelin, Tiina Laatikainen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Healthy Migrant Families Initiative: development of a culturally competent obesity prevention intervention for African migrants

Andre MN Renzaho, Jennifer A Halliday, David Mellor, Julie Green

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cross-sectional analysis of the geographic distribution and causes of maternal mortality in South Africa: 2002–2006

Nolunkcwe J Bomela

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A participatory physical and psychosocial intervention for balancing the demands and resources among industrial workers (PIPPI): study protocol of a cluster-randomized controlled trial

Nidhi Gupta, Christian Dyrlund Wåhlin-Jacobsen, Louise Nøhr Henriksen, Johan Simonsen Abildgaard, Karina Nielsen, Andreas Holtermann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association between mental health symptoms and mobility limitation among Russian, Somali and Kurdish migrants: a population based study

Shadia Rask, Anu E Castaneda, Päivikki Koponen, Päivi Sainio, Sari Stenholm, Jaana Suvisaari, Teppo Juntunen, Tapio Halla, Tommi Härkänen, Seppo Koskinen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of socioeconomic status and medical conditions on health and healthcare utilization among aging Ghanaians

Bashiru II Saeed, Zhao Xicang, Alfred Edwin Yawson, Samuel Blay Nguah, Nicholas NN Nsowah-Nuamah

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exploring the transparency mechanism and evaluating the effect of public reporting on prescription: a protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial

Xin Du, Dan Wang, Xuan Wang, Shiru Yang, Xinping Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Use of quantile regression to investigate changes in the body mass index distribution of Chinese adults aged 18–60 years: a longitudinal study

Yifei Ouyang, Huijun Wang, Chang Su, Zhihong Wang, Yiqi Song, Yingting Xiao, Wenwen Du, Bing Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Diet, physical activity and socio-economic disparities of obesity in Lebanese adults: findings from a national study

Marie Claire Chamieh, Helen J Moore, Carolyn Summerbell, Hani Tamim, Abla Mehio Sibai, Nahla Hwalla

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Parental perceptions of barriers and facilitators to preventing child unintentional injuries within the home: a qualitative study

Joanne Ablewhite, Isabel Peel, Lisa McDaid, Adrian Hawkins, Trudy Goodenough, Toity Deave, Jane Stewart, Denise Kendrick

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Associations between diet, physical activity and body fat distribution: a cross sectional study in an Indian population

Liza Bowen, Amy E Taylor, Ruth Sullivan, Shah Ebrahim, Sanjay Kinra, KV Radha Krishna, Bharati Kulkarni, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Ulf Ekelund, Jonathan CK Wells, Hannah Kuper

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A new public health context to understand male sex work

Victor Minichiello, John Scott, Denton Callander

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

B’More healthy: retail rewards - design of a multi-level communications and pricing intervention to improve the food environment in Baltimore City

Nadine Budd, Alison Cuccia, Jayne K Jeffries, Divya Prasad, Kevin D Frick, Lisa Powell, Fred A Katz, Joel Gittelsohn

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A randomised controlled trial of a physical activity and nutrition program targeting middle-aged adults at risk of metabolic syndrome in a disadvantaged rural community

Krysten Blackford, Jonine Jancey, Andy H Lee, Anthony P James, Peter Howat, Andrew P Hills, Annie Anderson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The rise in stunting in relation to avian influenza and food consumption patterns in Lower Egypt in comparison to Upper Egypt: results from 2005 and 2008 Demographic and Health Surveys

Justine A Kavle, Fatma El-Zanaty, Megan Landry, Rae Galloway

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A qualitative study of Chinese Canadian fathers’ smoking behaviors: intersecting cultures and masculinities

Aimei Mao, Joan L Bottorff, John L Oliffe, Gayl Sarbit, Mary T Kelly

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Family influences on physical activity and sedentary behaviours in Chinese junior high school students: a cross-sectional study

Xin Wang, Qing-Min Liu, Yan-Jun Ren, Jun Lv, Li-Ming Li

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The total sale of prescription drugs with an abuse potential predicts the number of excessive users: a national prescription database study

Ingeborg Rossow, Jørgen G Bramness

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Large-scale implementation of alcohol brief interventions in new settings in Scotland: a qualitative interview study of a national programme

Niamh Fitzgerald, Lucy Platt, Susie Heywood, Jim McCambridge

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of peer education and peer support in prisons

Anne-Marie Bagnall, Jane South, Claire Hulme, James Woodall, Karen Vinall-Collier, Gary Raine, Karina Kinsella, Rachael Dixey, Linda Harris, Nat MJ Wright

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Variation and risk factors of drug resistant tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Deus Lukoye, Willy Ssengooba, Kenneth Musisi, George W Kasule, Frank G J Cobelens, Moses Joloba, Gabriela B Gomez

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Supporting adolescent girls to stay in school, reduce child marriage and reduce entry into sex work as HIV risk prevention in north Karnataka, India: protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial

Tara S Beattie, Parinita Bhattacharjee, Shajy Isac, Calum Davey, Prakash Javalkar, Sapna Nair, Raghavendra Thalinja, Gautam Sudhakar, Martine Collumbien, James F Blanchard, Charlotte Watts, Stephen Moses, Lori Heise

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Short-term effects of a rights-based sexuality education curriculum for high-school students: a cluster-randomized trial

Norman A Constantine, Petra Jerman, Nancy F Berglas, Francisca Angulo-Olaiz, Chih-Ping Chou, Louise A Rohrbach

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Trends of rubella incidence during a 5-year period of case based surveillance in Zimbabwe

Simbarashe Chimhuya, Portia Manangazira, Arnold Mukaratirwa, Pasipanodya Nziramasanga, Chipo Berejena, Annie Shonhai, Mary Kamupota, Regina Gerede, Mary Munyoro, Douglas Mangwanya, Christopher Tapfumaneyi, Charles Byabamazima, Eshetu Messeret Shibeshi, Kusum Jackison Nathoo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

It still takes a village: an epidemiological study of the role of social supports in understanding unexpected health states in young people

Colleen Davison, Valerie Michaelson, William Pickett

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Protocol for Get Moving: a randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of three minimal contact interventions to promote fitness and physical activity in working adults

Andrew JM Cooper, Katie Dearnley, Kate M Williams, Stephen J Sharp, Esther MF van Sluijs, Soren Brage, Stephen Sutton, Simon J Griffin

01.12.2015 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Use and cumulation of evidence from modelling studies to inform policy on food taxes and subsidies: biting off more than we can chew?

Ian Shemilt, Theresa M Marteau, Richard D Smith, David Ogilvie

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Female sex, poverty and globalization as determinants of obesity among rural South African type 2 diabetics: a cross-sectional study

Oladele Vincent Adeniyi, Benjamin Longo-Mbenza, Daniel Ter Goon

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Common mental disorders among adult members of ‘left-behind’ international migrant worker families in Sri Lanka

Chesmal Siriwardhana, Kolitha Wickramage, Sisira Siribaddana, Puwalani Vidanapathirana, Buddhini Jayasekara, Sulochana Weerawarna, Gayani Pannala, Anushka Adikari, Kaushalya Jayaweera, Sharika Pieris, Athula Sumathipala

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of indoor air pollution from the use of solid fuels on the incidence of life threatening respiratory illnesses in children in India

Ashish Kumar Upadhyay, Abhishek Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, Ashish Singh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cross-sectional analysis of the cost and affordability of achieving recommended intakes of non-starchy fruits and vegetables in the capital of Vanuatu

Holly A Jones, Karen E Charlton

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patterns of accidental deaths in Kuwait: a retrospective descriptive study from 2003–2009

Nadia Al-Kandary, Salah Al-Waheeb

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A web-based self-help intervention for partners of cancer patients based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: a protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Nadine Köhle, Constance HC Drossaert, Karlein MG Schreurs, Mariët Hagedoorn, Irma M Verdonck-de Leeuw, Ernst T Bohlmeijer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

“I have never experienced any problem with my health. So far, it hasn’t been harmful”: older Greek-Australian smokers’ views on smoking: a qualitative study

Masoud Mohammadnezhad, George Tsourtos, Carlene Wilson, Julie Ratcliffe, Paul Ward

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Associations between psychological distress and the most concerning present personal problems among working-age men in Japan

Koji Wada, Hisashi Eguchi, Daisuke Yoneoka, Jun Okahisa, Derek R Smith

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A theory-based behavior-change intervention to reduce alcohol consumption in undergraduate students: Trial protocol

Martin S Hagger, Ging Ging Wong, Simon R Davey

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and management of cardiovascular risk factors in Portuguese living in Portugal and Portuguese who migrated to Switzerland

Luís Alves, Ana Azevedo, Henrique Barros, Peter Vollenweider, Gérard Waeber, Pedro Marques-Vidal

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of the joint association between sex, age and diabetes on long-term mortality after acute myocardial infarction

Fei Gao, Carolyn Su Ping Lam, Ling Ling Sim, Tian Hai Koh, David Foo, Hean Yee Ong, Khim Leng Tong, Huay Cheem Tan, David Machin, Kok Seng Wong, Mark Yan Yee Chan, Terrance Siang Jin Chua

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Job strain and unhealthy lifestyle: results from the baseline cohort study, Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil)

Rosane Härter Griep, Aline Araújo Nobre, Márcia Guimarães de Mello Alves, Maria de Jesus Mendes da Fonseca, Letícia de Oliveira Cardoso, Luana Giatti, Enirtes Caetano Prates Melo, Susanna Toivanen, Dóra Chor

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Body mass index and depressive symptoms in middle aged and older adults

Jin-Won Noh, Young Dae Kwon, Jumin Park, Jinseok Kim

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evolution of socioeconomic inequalities in smoking: results from the Portuguese national health interview surveys

Joana Alves, Anton E Kunst, Julian Perelman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Healthy life expectancy and the correlates of self-rated health in Bangladesh in 1996 and 2002

Md Ismail Tareque, Yasuhiko Saito, Kazuo Kawahara

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The population attributable fraction of low education for mortality in South Korea with improvement in educational attainment and no improvement in mortality inequalities

Dohee Lim, Kyoung Ae Kong, Hye Ah Lee, Won Kyung Lee, Su Hyun Park, Sun Jung Baik, Hyesook Park, Kyunghee Jung-Choi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The differential effects of intimate terrorism and situational couple violence on mental health outcomes among abused Chinese women: a mixed-method study

Agnes Tiwari, Ko Ling Chan, Denise Shuk Ting Cheung, Daniel Yee Tak Fong, Elsie Chau Wai Yan, Debbie Hoi Ming Tang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The educational gradient of obesity increases among Swedish pregnant women: a register-based study

Helena Bjermo, Simon Lind, Finn Rasmussen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessing implementation fidelity of a community-based infant and young child feeding intervention in Ethiopia identifies delivery challenges that limit reach to communities: a mixed-method process evaluation study

Sunny S Kim, Disha Ali, Andrew Kennedy, Roman Tesfaye, Amare W Tadesse, Teweldebrhan H Abrha, Rahul Rawat, Purnima Menon

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Consumption and drinking frequency of alcoholic beverage among women in Ghana: a cross-sectional study

Anthony Mwinilanaa Tampah-Naah, Samuel Twumasi Amoah

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patterns of physical activity and sedentary behavior in a representative sample of a multi-ethnic South-East Asian population: a cross-sectional study

Aye Mya Win, Lim Wei Yen, Kristin HX Tan, Raymond Boon Tar Lim, Kee Seng Chia, Falk Mueller-Riemenschneider

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Anemia among children aged 2–5 years in the Gaza Strip- Palestinian: a cross sectional study

Rima Rafiq El Kishawi, Kah Leng Soo, Yehia Awad Abed, Wan Abdul Manan Wan Muda

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mental distress predicts divorce over 16 years: the HUNT study

Mariann Idstad, Fartein Ask Torvik, Ingrid Borren, Kamilla Rognmo, Espen Røysamb, Kristian Tambs

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The role of population change in the increased economic differences in mortality: a study of premature death from all causes and major groups of causes of death in Spain, 1980–2010

David Martínez, Carolina Giráldez-García, Estrella Miqueleiz, María E Calle, Juana M Santos, Enrique Regidor

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Correlation between mean body mass index in the population and prevalence of obesity in Brazilian capitals: empirical evidence for a population-based approach of obesity

Jackeline Christiane Pinto Lobato, Pauline Lorena Kale, Luis Guillermo Coca Velarde, Moyses Szklo, Antonio José Leal Costa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

HIV knowledge among male labor migrants in China

Bo Yang, Zheng Wu, Christoph M Schimmele, Shuzhuo Li

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Disability-adjusted-life-years losses in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis: a burden of illness study

Josep Darbà, Lisette Kaskens, Nuria Pérez-Álvarez, Santiago Palacios, José Luis Neyro, Javier Rejas

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characteristics of Indigenous adults with poorly controlled diabetes in north Queensland: implications for services

David Ross Johnson, Robyn Anne McDermott, Peter Marshall Clifton, Katina D’Onise, Sean Matthew Taylor, Cilla Louise Preece, Barbara Anne Schmidt

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Motivation to quit smoking among HIV-positive smokers in Vietnam

Nhung Thi Phuong Nguyen, Bach Xuan Tran, Lu Y Hwang, Christine M Markham, Michael D Swartz, Jennifer I Vidrine, Huong Thu Thi Phan, Carl A Latkin, Damon J Vidrine

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Needs assessment of school and community physical activity opportunities in rural West Virginia: the McDowell CHOICES planning effort

Alfgeir L Kristjansson, Eloise Elliott, Sean Bulger, Emily Jones, Andrea R Taliaferro, William Neal

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Noise exposure and hypertension: investigation of a silent relationship

Tatiana Cristina Fernandes de Souza, André Reynaldo Santos Périssé, Marisa Moura

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Work situation and self-perceived economic situation as predictors of change in burnout – a prospective general population-based cohort study

Sofia Norlund, Christina Reuterwall, Jonas Höög, Urban Janlert, Lisbeth Slunga Järvholm

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The cost of acute respiratory infections in Northern India: a multi-site study

Samuel K Peasah, Debjani Ram Purakayastha, Parvaiz A Koul, Fatima S Dawood, Siddhartha Saha, Ritvik Amarchand, Shobha Broor, Vaibhab Rastogi, Romana Assad, Kaisar Ahmed Kaul, Marc-Alain Widdowson, Renu B Lal, Anand Krishnan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Training Sri Lankan public health midwives on intimate partner violence: a pre- and post-intervention study

Achini Chinthika Jayatilleke, Kayoko Yoshikawa, Junko Yasuoka, Krishna C Poudel, Nilani Fernando, Achala Upendra Jayatilleke, Masamine Jimba

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Interrelationships between education, occupational class and income as determinants of sickness absence among young employees in 2002–2007 and 2008–2013

Hilla Sumanen, Olli Pietiläinen, Jouni Lahti, Eero Lahelma, Ossi Rahkonen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development and feasibility study of very brief interventions for physical activity in primary care

Sally Pears, Katie Morton, Maaike Bijker, Stephen Sutton, Wendy Hardeman, on behalf of the VBI Programme Team

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of unstable housing on all-cause mortality among persons who inject drugs

Rebecca Zivanovic, MJ Milloy, Kanna Hayashi, Huiru Dong, Christy Sutherland, Thomas Kerr, Evan Wood

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Maternal and child health interventions in Nigeria: a systematic review of published studies from 1990 to 2014

Musa Abubakar Kana, Henry Victor Doctor, Bárbara Peleteiro, Nuno Lunet, Henrique Barros

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Proposing a framework for Health Impact Assessment in Iran

Ali Fakhri, Patrick Harris, Mohammadreza Maleki

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Under consumers’ scrutiny - an investigation into consumers’ attitudes and concerns about nudging in the realm of health behavior

Astrid F Junghans, Tracy TL Cheung, Denise DT De Ridder

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Preventing alcohol use with a universal school-based intervention: results from an effectiveness study

Henriette Kyrrestad Strøm, Frode Adolfsen, Bjørn Helge Handegård, Henrik Natvig, Martin Eisemann, Monica Martinussen, Roman Koposov

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Medical and Welfare Officers beliefs about post-deployment screening for mental health disorders in the UK Armed Forces: a qualitative study

Samantha Bull, Gursimran Thandi, Mary Keeling, Melanie Chesnokov, Neil Greenberg, Norman Jones, Roberto Rona, Stephani L Hatch

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors that challenge health for people involved in the compensation process following a motor vehicle crash: a longitudinal study

Nieke A Elbers, Arno J Akkermans, Keri Lockwood, Ashley Craig, Ian D Cameron

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Web-based interventions to decrease alcohol use in adolescents: a Delphi study about increasing effectiveness and reducing drop-out

Astrid Jander, Rik Crutzen, Liesbeth Mercken, Hein De Vries

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An application in identifying high-risk populations in alternative tobacco product use utilizing logistic regression and CART: a heuristic comparison

Yang Lei, Nikki Nollen, Jasjit S Ahluwahlia, Qing Yu, Matthew S Mayo

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A place to call home: study protocol for a longitudinal, mixed methods evaluation of two housing first adaptations in Sydney, Australia

Elizabeth Whittaker, Wendy Swift, Paul Flatau, Timothy Dobbins, Olivia Schollar-Root, Lucinda Burns

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patterns and predictors of workplace health promotion: cross-sectional findings from a company survey in Germany

David Beck, Uwe Lenhardt, Britta Schmitt, Sabine Sommer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association of knowledge, preventive counseling and personal health behaviors on physical activity and consumption of fruits or vegetables in community health workers

Alex A Florindo, Ross C Brownson, Gregore I Mielke, Grace AO Gomes, Diana C Parra, Fernando V Siqueira, Felipe Lobelo, Eduardo J Simoes, Luiz R Ramos, Mário M Bracco, Pedro C Hallal

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Linked randomised controlled trials of face-to-face and electronic brief intervention methods to prevent alcohol related harm in young people aged 14–17 years presenting to Emergency Departments (SIPS junior)

Paolo Deluca, Simon Coulton, M Fasihul Alam, David Cohen, Kim Donoghue, Eilish Gilvarry, Eileen Kaner, Ian Maconochie, Paul McArdle, Ruth McGovern, Dorothy Newbury-Birch, Robert Patton, Ceri Phillips, Thomas Phillips, Ian Russell, John Strang, Colin Drummond

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of isoniazid preventive therapy on incidence of tuberculosis among HIV-infected clients under pre-ART care, Jimma, Ethiopia: a retrospective cohort study

Lelisa Fekadu Assebe, Hailemariam Lemma Reda, Alem Desta Wubeneh, Wondwossen Terefe Lerebo, Saba Maria Lambert

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Process evaluation of a sport-for-health intervention to prevent smoking amongst primary school children: SmokeFree Sports

Joanne Trigwell, Ciara E McGee, Rebecca C Murphy, Lorna A Porcellato, Michael Ussher, Katy Garnham-Lee, Zoe R Knowles, Lawrence Foweather

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Regional alcohol consumption and alcohol-related mortality in Great Britain: novel insights using retail sales data

Mark Robinson, Deborah Shipton, David Walsh, Bruce Whyte, Gerry McCartney

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Screening for pulmonary tuberculosis in type 2 diabetes elderly: a cross-sectional study in a community hospital

Yung-Hsiang Lin, Chia-Pei Chen, Pao-Ying Chen, Jui-Chu Huang, Cheng Ho, Hsu-Huei Weng, Ying-Huang Tsai, Yun-Shing Peng

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Virtually impossible: limiting Australian children and adolescents daily screen based media use

Stephen Houghton, Simon C Hunter, Michael Rosenberg, Lisa Wood, Corinne Zadow, Karen Martin, Trevor Shilton

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

“I don’t mind damaging my own body” A qualitative study of the factors that motivate smokers to quit

Jane Bethea, Barnaby Murtagh, Susan E Wallace

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria policies versus practices, a reality check from Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Hypolite Muhindo Mavoko, Gillon Ilombe, Raquel Inocêncio da Luz, Albert Kutekemeni, Jean-Pierre Van geertruyden, Pascal Lutumba

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Associations between parents’ subjective time pressure and mental health problems among children in the Nordic countries: a population based study

Hrafnhildur Gunnarsdottir, Ylva Bjereld, Gunnel Hensing, Max Petzold, Lene Povlsen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Seizing an opportunity: increasing use of cessation services following a tobacco tax increase

Paula A Keller, Lija O Greenseid, Matthew Christenson, Raymond G Boyle, Barbara A Schillo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Age and time effects on children’s lifestyle and overweight in Sweden

Lotta Moraeus, Lauren Lissner, Linda Olsson, Agneta Sjöberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Stakeholders’ perception on including broader economic impact of vaccines in economic evaluations in low and middle income countries: a mixed methods study

Ingeborg M van der Putten, Silvia MAA Evers, Rohan Deogaonkar, Mark Jit, Raymond CW Hutubessy

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Epidemiological characteristics and burden of childhood and adolescent injuries: a survey of elementary and secondary students in Xiamen, China

Ya Fang, Xiang Zhang, Wei Chen, Fang Lin, Manqiong Yuan, Zhi Geng, Hong Yu, Long Dai

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Use of electronic cigarettes among Romanian university students: a cross-sectional study

Lucia Maria Lotrean

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Understanding sharps injuries in home healthcare: The Safe Home Care qualitative methods study to identify pathways for injury prevention

Pia Markkanen, Catherine Galligan, Angela Laramie, June Fisher, Susan Sama, Margaret Quinn

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Antenatal care strengthening for improved quality of care in Jimma, Ethiopia: an effectiveness study

Sarah Fredsted Villadsen, Dereje Negussie, Abebe GebreMariam, Abebech Tilahun, Henrik Friis, Vibeke Rasch

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of a program of short bouts of exercise on bone health in adolescents involved in different sports: the PRO-BONE study protocol

Dimitris Vlachopoulos, Alan R Barker, Craig A Williams, Karen M Knapp, Brad S Metcalf, Luis Gracia-Marco

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus 1 infection in the last decade among entry travelers in Yunnan Province, China

Binghui Wang, Yaobo Liang, Yue Feng, Yaping Li, Yajuan Wang, A-Mei Zhang, Zulqarnain Baloch, Li Liu, Weihong Qin, Xueshan Xia

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Design, randomization and methodology of the TriAtiva Program to reduce obesity in school children in Southern Brazil

Roberta R Friedrich, Lisandrea C Caetano, Mariana D Schiffner, Mário B Wagner, Ilaine Schuch

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prospective register-based study of the impact of immigration on educational inequalities in mortality in Norway

Jon Ivar Elstad, Einar Øverbye, Espen Dahl

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Gender differences in predictors of self-rated health among older adults in Brazil and Chile

Ana Cristina Viana Campos, Cecilia Albala, Lydia Lera, Hugo Sánchez, Andréa Maria Duarte Vargas, Efigênia Ferreira e Ferreira

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Virtual field trips as physically active lessons for children: a pilot study

Emma Norris, Nicola Shelton, Sandra Dunsmuir, Oliver Duke-Williams, Emmanuel Stamatakis

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Description of the largest cluster of tuberculosis notified in Norway 1997–2011: is the Norwegian tuberculosis control programme serving its purpose for high risk groups?

Bernardo R Guzman Herrador, Karin Rønning, Katrine Borgen, Turid Mannsåker, Ulf R Dahle

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Installation of a stationary high desk in the workplace: effect of a 6-week intervention on physical activity

Motohiko Miyachi, Satoshi Kurita, Julien Tripette, Ryo Takahara, Yoshiko Yagi, Haruka Murakami

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The contribution of snacks to dietary intake and their association with eating location among Norwegian adults – results from a cross-sectional dietary survey

Jannicke B Myhre, Elin B Løken, Margareta Wandel, Lene F Andersen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria care seeking behavior of individuals in Ghana under the NHIS: Are we back to the use of informal care?

Ama Pokuaa Fenny, Felix A Asante, Ulrika Enemark, Kristian S Hansen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Public health management of invasive meningococcal disease in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, 2012: adherence to guidance and estimation of resources required as determined in a survey of local health authorities

Lukas Murajda, Elisabeth Aichinger, Guenter Pfaff, Wiebke Hellenbrand

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Long-term efficacy of a Web-based computer-tailored nutrition education intervention for adults including cognitive and environmental feedback: a randomized controlled trial

Linda Springvloet, Lilian Lechner, Hein de Vries, Anke Oenema

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

‘I know it has worked for millions of years’: the role of the ‘natural’ in parental reasoning against child immunization in a qualitative study in Switzerland

Karin Gross, Karin Hartmann, Elisabeth Zemp, Sonja Merten

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

How can formative research inform the design of an iron-folic acid supplementation intervention starting in first trimester of pregnancy in Bangladesh?

Ashraful Alam, Sabrina Rasheed, Nazib UZ Khan, Tamanna Sharmin, Tanvir M Huda, Shams E Arifeen, Michael J Dibley

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Undernutrition and associated risk factors among school age children in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Dawit Degarege, Abraham Degarege, Abebe Animut

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The changing trends of HIV-1 prevalence and incidence from sentinel surveillance of five sub-populations in Yunnan, China, 2001–2010

Li Yang, Min Chen, Yanling Ma, Hongbing Luo, Chaojun Yang, Yingzhen Su, Huichao Chen, Yuhua Shi, Jingyuan Mei, Manhong Jia, Lin Lu

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effectiveness of the “Brainwork Intervention” in reducing sick leave for unemployed workers with psychological problems: design of a controlled clinical trial

Selwin S Audhoe, Karen Nieuwenhuijsen, Jan L Hoving, Judith K Sluiter, Monique HW Frings-Dresen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Rural definition of health: a systematic literature review

Charles Gessert, Stephen Waring, Lisa Bailey-Davis, Pat Conway, Melissa Roberts, Jeffrey VanWormer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Descriptive study of sedentary behaviours in 35,444 French working adults: cross-sectional findings from the ACTI-Cités study

Madina Saidj, Mehdi Menai, Hélène Charreire, Christiane Weber, Christophe Enaux, Mette Aadahl, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Serge Hercberg, Chantal Simon, Jean-Michel Oppert

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sick-listing adherence: a register study of 1.4 million episodes of sickness benefit 2010–2013 in Sweden

Ola Leijon, Malin Josephson, Niklas Österlund

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Type, frequency and purpose of information used to inform public health policy and program decision-making

Pauline Zardo, Alex Collie

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health care access dimensions and cervical cancer screening in South Africa: analysis of the world health survey

Tomi F Akinyemiju, Jasmine A McDonald, Paula M Lantz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence, awareness, medication, control, and risk factors associated with hypertension in Yi ethnic group aged 50 years and over in rural China: the Yunnan minority eye study

Lixing Chen, Yuan Zong, Tao Wei, Xun Sheng, Wei Shen, Jun Li, Zhiqiang Niu, Hua Zhou, Yang Zhang, Yuansheng Yuan, Qin Chen, Hua Zhong

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Participatory women’s groups and counselling through home visits to improve child growth in rural eastern India: protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial

Nirmala Nair, Prasanta Tripathy, Harshpal S Sachdev, Sanghita Bhattacharyya, Rajkumar Gope, Sumitra Gagrai, Shibanand Rath, Suchitra Rath, Rajesh Sinha, Swati Sarbani Roy, Suhas Shewale, Vijay Singh, Aradhana Srivastava, Hemanta Pradhan, Anthony Costello, Andrew Copas, Jolene Skordis-Worrall, Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli, Naomi Saville, Audrey Prost

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A multiple case history and systematic review of adoption, diffusion, implementation and impact of provincial daily physical activity policies in Canadian schools

Dana Lee Olstad, Elizabeth J Campbell, Kim D Raine, Candace IJ Nykiforuk

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Content analysis of press coverage during the H1N1 influenza pandemic in Germany 2009–2010

Sabine Husemann, Florian Fischer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictors for neonatal death in the rural areas of Shaanxi Province of Northwestern China: a cross-sectional study

Chao Li, Hong Yan, Lingxia Zeng, Michael J Dibley, Duolao Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

“Students want HIV testing in schools” a formative evaluation of the acceptability of HIV testing and counselling at schools in Gauteng and North West provinces in South Africa

Sphiwe Madiba, Mathilda Mokgatle

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Genetic causal beliefs about morbidity: associations with health behaviors and health outcome beliefs about behavior changes between 1982–2002 in the Finnish population

Ari Haukkala, Hanna Konttinen, Nelli Hankonen, Markus Perola, Helena Kääriäinen, Veikko Salomaa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Systematic review of cigar smoking and all cause and smoking related mortality

Cindy M Chang, Catherine G Corey, Brian L Rostron, Benjamin J Apelberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Awareness of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity: can information on guidelines prevent overestimation?

Emily CL Knox, Ian M Taylor, Stuart JH Biddle, Lauren B Sherar

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Individual and school level correlates of moderate to vigorous physical activity among school-children in Germany – a multi-level analysis

Fabian Czerwinski, Emily Finne, Petra Kolip, Jens Bucksch, the HBSC Study Group Germany

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reducing diarrhoea deaths in South Africa: costs and effects of scaling up essential interventions to prevent and treat diarrhoea in under-five children

Lumbwe Chola, Julia Michalow, Aviva Tugendhaft, Karen Hofman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Vaccination Week in the Americas, 2011: an opportunity to assess the routine vaccination program in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Daniel Sánchez, Samir V Sodha, Hannah J Kurtis, Gladys Ghisays, Kathleen A Wannemuehler, M Carolina Danovaro-Holliday, Alba María Ropero-Álvarez

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Depressive symptoms and clustering of risk behaviours among adolescents and young adults attending vocational education: a cross-sectional study

Rienke Bannink, Suzanne Broeren, Jurriën Heydelberg, Els van’t Klooster, Hein Raat

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors among a Nigerian adult population: relationship with income level and accessibility to CVD risks screening

Victor Maduabuchi Oguoma, Ezekiel Uba Nwose, Timothy Chas Skinner, Kester Awharentomah Digban, Innocent Chukwu Onyia, Ross Stuart Richards

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Demographic factors associated with smoking cessation during pregnancy in New South Wales, Australia, 2000–2011

Erin Passmore, Rhydwyn McGuire, Patricia Correll, Jason Bentley

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Protocol of a randomized controlled trial of hearing protection interventions for farm operators

Marjorie C McCullagh, David L Ronis

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Information and communication technologies for approaching smokers: a descriptive study in primary healthcare

Elisa Puigdomènech, Jose-Manuel Trujillo-Gómez, Carlos Martín-Cantera, Laura Díaz-Gete, Mónica Manzano-Montero, Jessica Sánchez-Fondevila, Yolanda Gonzalez-Fernandez, Beatriz Garcia-Rueda, Elena-Mercedes Briones-Carrió, Mª-Lourdes Clemente-Jiménez, Carmen Castaño, Joan Birulés-Muntané, Grupo Estudio TABATIC

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The prospective association between obesity and major depression in the general population: does single or recurrent episode matter?

Yeshambel T Nigatu, Ute Bültmann, Sijmen A Reijneveld

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Linking social and built environmental factors to the health of public housing residents: a focus group study

Erin Hayward, Chidinma Ibe, Jeffery Hunter Young, Karthya Potti, Paul Jones III, Craig Evan Pollack, Kimberly A Gudzune

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

“Why should I take drugs for your infection?”: outcomes of formative research on the use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in Nigeria

John Idoko, Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Nancin Yusufu Dadem, Grace Oluwatosin Kolawole, James Anenih, Emmanuel Alhassan

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The ring plus project: safety and acceptability of vaginal rings that protect women from unintended pregnancy

Céline Schurmans, Irith De Baetselier, Evelyne Kestelyn, Vicky Jespers, Thérèse Delvaux, Stephen K Agaba, Harry van Loen, Joris Menten, Janneke van de Wijgert, Tania Crucitti, for the RING PLUS study group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship between alcohol-attributable disease and socioeconomic status, and the role of alcohol consumption in this relationship: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Lisa Jones, Geoff Bates, Ellie McCoy, Mark A Bellis

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mental health impacts of racial discrimination in Australian culturally and linguistically diverse communities: a cross-sectional survey

Angeline S Ferdinand, Yin Paradies, Margaret Kelaher

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Increased health and well-being in preschools (DAGIS): rationale and design for a randomized controlled trial

Suvi Määttä, Reetta Lehto, Mari Nislin, Carola Ray, Maijaliisa Erkkola, Nina Sajaniemi, Eva Roos, on the behalf of the DAGIS research group

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The MOVE study: a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial assessing interventions to maximise attendance at physical activity facilities

Joshua D Newton, Ruth Klein, Adrian Bauman, Fiona J Newton, Ajay Mahal, Kara Gilbert, Leon Piterman, Michael T Ewing, Robert J Donovan, Ben J Smith

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Moderate-to-vigorous physically active academic lessons and academic engagement in children with and without a social disadvantage: a within subject experimental design

Marijke J Mullender-Wijnsma, Esther Hartman, Johannes W de Greeff, Roel J Bosker, Simone Doolaard, Chris Visscher

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Plain water consumption is associated with lower intake of caloric beverage: cross-sectional study in Mexican adults with low socioeconomic status

Daniel Illescas-Zarate, Juan Espinosa-Montero, Mario Flores, Simon Barquera

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Smoking prevalence, reduction, and cessation during pregnancy and associated factors: a cross-sectional study in public maternities, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Pauline Lorena Kale, Sandra Costa Fonseca, Kátia Silveira da Silva, Penha Maria Mendes da Rocha, Rosana Garcia Silva, Alinne Christina Alves Pires, Maria de Lourdes Tavares Cavalcanti, Antonio Jose Leal Costa, Tania Zdenka Guillén de Torres

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Establishing a proactive safety and health risk management system in the fire service

Gerald S Poplin, Keshia M Pollack, Stephanie Griffin, Virginia Day-Nash, Wayne F Peate, Ed Nied, John Gulotta, Jefferey L Burgess

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of low HIV testing frequency and high-risk behaviour among men who have sex with men and transgender women in Lima, Peru

Sky W Lee, Robert G Deiss, Eddy R Segura, Jesse L Clark, Jordan E Lake, Kelika A Konda, Thomas J Coates, Carlos F Caceres

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Family Startup Program: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a universal group-based parenting support program

Tea Trillingsgaard, Rikke Damkjær Maimburg, Marianne Simonsen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Investigating the effect of a 3-month workplace-based pedometer-driven walking programme on health-related quality of life in meat processing workers: a feasibility study within a randomized controlled trial

Suliman Mansi, Stephan Milosavljevic, Steve Tumilty, Paul Hendrick, Chris Higgs, David G Baxter

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors across six African Immigrant Groups in Minnesota

Barrett Sewali, Nonyelum Harcourt, Susan A Everson-Rose, Robert E Leduc, Sirad Osman, Michele L Allen, Kolawole S Okuyemi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association of high-density lipoprotein with development of metabolic syndrome components: a five-year follow-up in adults

Xiangtong Liu, Lixin Tao, Kai Cao, Zhaoping Wang, Dongning Chen, Jin Guo, Huiping Zhu, Xinghua Yang, Youxin Wang, Jingjing Wang, Chao Wang, Long Liu, Xiuhua Guo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Living with mentally ill parents during adolescence: a risk factor for future welfare dependence? A longitudinal, population-based study

Lisbeth Homlong, Elin Olaug Rosvold, Åse Sagatun, Tore Wentzel-Larsen, Ole Rikard Haavet

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Can physical activity help to maintain cognitive functioning and psychosocial well-being among breast cancer patients treated with chemotherapy? A randomised controlled trial: study protocol

Kajal Gokal, Fehmidah Munir, Deborah Wallis, Samreen Ahmed, Ion Boiangiu, Kiran Kancherla

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The increasing burden and complexity of multimorbidity

Anna J Koné Pefoyo, Susan E Bronskill, Andrea Gruneir, Andrew Calzavara, Kednapa Thavorn, Yelena Petrosyan, Colleen J Maxwell, YuQing Bai, Walter P Wodchis

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An exploration of inter-organisational partnership assessment tools in the context of Australian Aboriginal-mainstream partnerships: a scoping review of the literature

Christina Tsou, Emma Haynes, Wayne D Warner, Gordon Gray, Sandra C Thompson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A qualitative study of discourses on heterosexual anal sexual practice among key, and general populations in Tanzania: implications for HIV prevention

Joyce Wamoyi, Aika Mongi, Mtenga Sally, Deodatus Kakoko, Donat Shamba, Eveline Geubbels, Saidi Kapiga

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of a very brief smoking-reduction intervention in smokers who have no intention to quit: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Lei Wu, Yao He, Bin Jiang, Di Zhang, Hui Tian, Fang Zuo, Tai Hing Lam, Yee Tak Derek Cheung

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Research on the health of people who experience detention or incarceration in Canada: a scoping review

Fiona G Kouyoumdjian, Andrée Schuler, Stephen W Hwang, Flora I Matheson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Food insecurity is a barrier to prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services in Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional study

Sandra I McCoy, Raluca Buzdugan, Angela Mushavi, Agnes Mahomva, Frances M Cowan, Nancy S Padian

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Building school-based cardiovascular health promotion capacity in youth: a mixed methods study

Roberta L Woodgate, Corey M Sigurdson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of agricultural biodiversity and seasonal rain on dietary adequacy and household food security in rural areas of Kenya

Florence K M’Kaibi, Nelia P Steyn, Sophie Ochola, Lisanne Du Plessis

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The perceptions and experiences of people injured in motor vehicle crashes in a compensation scheme setting: a qualitative study

Darnel Murgatroyd, Keri Lockwood, Belinda Garth, Ian D Cameron

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perceptions of risk from nanotechnologies and trust in stakeholders: a cross sectional study of public, academic, government and business attitudes

Adam Capon, James Gillespie, Margaret Rolfe, Wayne Smith

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The feasibility of epidemiological research on prostate cancer in African men in Ibadan, Nigeria

Ilir Agalliu, Akin O Adebiyi, David W Lounsbury, Oluwafemi Popoola, Kola Jinadu, Olukemi Amodu, Suvam Paul, Adebola Adedimeji, Chioma Asuzu, Michael Asuzu, Olufemi J Ogunbiyi, Thomas Rohan, Olayiwola B Shittu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mistrust surrounding vaccination recommendations by the Japanese government: results from a national survey of working-age individuals

Koji Wada, Derek R Smith

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with HIV counseling and testing behavior among undergraduates of universities and vocational technical training schools in Tbilisi, Georgia

Mamuka Djibuti, Tamar Zurashvili, Tamar Kasrashvili, Carla J Berg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Knowledge and attitude towards rape and child sexual abuse – a community-based cross-sectional study in Rural Tanzania

Muzdalifat Abeid, Projestine Muganyizi, Siriel Massawe, Rose Mpembeni, Elisabeth Darj, Pia Axemo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Young adult’s own and parental social characteristics predict injury morbidity: a register-based follow-up of 135 000 men and women

Hanna Remes, Pekka Martikainen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The feasibility of community mobilisation for child injury prevention in rural Nepal: a programme for female community health volunteers

Puspa Raj Pant, Bharat Budhathoki, Matthew Ellis, Dharma Manandhar, Toity Deave, Julie Mytton

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Nutritional and lifestyle risk behaviors and their association with mental health and violence among Pakistani adolescents: results from the National Survey of 4583 individuals

Saadiyah Rao, Nadia Shah, Nida Jawed, Sumera Inam, Kashif Shafique

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The evidence base of primary research in public health emergency preparedness: a scoping review and stakeholder consultation

Yasmin Khan, Ghazal Fazli, Bonnie Henry, Eileen de Villa, Charoula Tsamis, Moira Grant, Brian Schwartz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessment of physical activity in older Belgian adults: validity and reliability of an adapted interview version of the long International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ-L)

Veerle Van Holle, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Benedicte Deforche, Jelle Van Cauwenberg, Delfien Van Dyck

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Participation in sport and physical activity: associations with socio-economic status and geographical remoteness

Rochelle M Eime, Melanie J Charity, Jack T Harvey, Warren R Payne

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Injection practice in Kaski district, Western Nepal: a community perspective

Sudesh Gyawali, Devendra Singh Rathore, Pathiyil Ravi Shankar, Vikash Kumar KC, Manisha Maskey, Nisha Jha

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Beyond resistance: social factors in the general public response to pandemic influenza

Mark D M Davis, Niamh Stephenson, Davina Lohm, Emily Waller, Paul Flowers

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association between physical activity and healthcare costs in children – results from the GINIplus and LISAplus cohort studies

Nadja Idler, Christina M Teuner, Matthias Hunger, Rolf Holle, Sandra Ortlieb, Holger Schulz, Carl-Peter Bauer, Ute Hoffmann, Sibylle Koletzko, Irina Lehmann, Andrea von Berg, Dietrich Berdel, Barbara Hoffmann, Beate Schaaf, Joachim Heinrich, Silke B Wolfenstetter, for the GINIplus and LISAplus Study Groups

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cross-sectional associations between residential environmental exposures and cardiovascular diseases

Antony Chum, Patricia O’Campo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Change in self-rated general health is associated with perceived illness burden: a 1-year follow up of patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

Anni Brit Sternhagen Nielsen, Per Jensen, Dorte Gannik, Susanne Reventlow, Hanne Hollnagel, Niels de Fine Olivarius

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Adherence to multiple micronutrient powder among young children in rural Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study

Mirak Raj Angdembe, Nuzhat Choudhury, Mohammad Raisul Haque, Tahmeed Ahmed

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with stunting among children according to the level of food insecurity in the household: a cross-sectional study in a rural community of Southeastern Kenya

Chisa Shinsugi, Masaki Matsumura, Mohamed Karama, Junichi Tanaka, Mwatasa Changoma, Satoshi Kaneko

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative: associations between sleep duration, screen time and food consumption frequencies

Claudia Börnhorst, Trudy MA Wijnhoven, Marie Kunešová, Agneta Yngve, Ana I Rito, Lauren Lissner, Vesselka Duleva, Ausra Petrauskiene, João Breda

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A priority health index identifies the top six priority risk and related factors for non-communicable diseases in Brazilian cities

Eduardo J Simoes, Adam Bouras, Juan Jose Cortez-Escalante, Deborah C Malta, Denise Lopes Porto, Ali H Mokdad, Lenildo de Moura, Otaliba Libanio Morais Neto

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Household illness, poverty and physical and emotional child abuse victimisation: findings from South Africa’s first prospective cohort study

Franziska Meinck, Lucie D Cluver, Mark E Boyes

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Modelling the contribution of walking between home and school to daily physical activity in primary age children

Rebecca M Stanley, Carol Maher, James Dollman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Under the banyan tree - exclusion and inclusion of people with mental disorders in rural North India

Kaaren Mathias, Michelle Kermode, Miguel San Sebastian, Mirja Koschorke, Isabel Goicolea

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The role of vaccination coverage, individual behaviors, and the public health response in the control of measles epidemics: an agent-based simulation for California

Fengchen Liu, Wayne T A Enanoria, Jennifer Zipprich, Seth Blumberg, Kathleen Harriman, Sarah F Ackley, William D Wheaton, Justine L Allpress, Travis C Porco

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Surveillance systems evaluation: a systematic review of the existing approaches

Clementine Calba, Flavie L Goutard, Linda Hoinville, Pascal Hendrikx, Ann Lindberg, Claude Saegerman, Marisa Peyre

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health-related employer support, recurring pain, and direct insurance costs for a self-insured employer

Jessica AR Williams

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exposure to and experiences of violence among adolescents in lower socio-economic groups in Johannesburg, South Africa

Kennedy N Otwombe, Janan Dietrich, Kathleen J Sikkema, Jenny Coetzee, Kathryn L Hopkins, Fatima Laher, Glenda E Gray

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Current state and trends of access to sanitation in Ethiopia and the need to revise indicators to monitor progress in the Post-2015 era

Abebe Beyene, Tamene Hailu, Kebede Faris, Helmut Kloos

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors influencing the uptake of Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing among secondary school students in Arusha City, Tanzania: a cross sectional study

Zawadi Sanga, Gibson Kapanda, Sia Msuya, Rose Mwangi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Potential impact of a nonavalent HPV vaccine on the occurrence of HPV-related diseases in France

Didier Riethmuller, Anne-Carole Jacquard, Jean Lacau St Guily, François Aubin, Xavier Carcopino, Pierre Pradat, André Dahlab, Jean-Luc Prétet

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence, infectivity and correlates of hepatitis B virus infection among pregnant women in a rural district of the Far North Region of Cameroon

Jean Jacques N Noubiap, Jobert Richie N Nansseu, Shalom Tchokfe Ndoula, Jean Joel R Bigna, Ahmadou M Jingi, Joël Fokom-Domgue

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Understanding attitudes, barriers and challenges in a small island nation to disease and partner notification for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections: a qualitative study

O Peter Adams, Anne O Carter, Lynda Redwood-Campbell

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Physician and patient concordance of report of tobacco cessation intervention in primary care in India

Rajmohan Panda, Divya Persai, Sudhir Venkatesan, Jasjit S Ahluwalia

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Are interventions to promote healthy eating equally effective for all? Systematic review of socioeconomic inequalities in impact

Rory McGill, Elspeth Anwar, Lois Orton, Helen Bromley, Ffion Lloyd-Williams, Martin O’Flaherty, David Taylor-Robinson, Maria Guzman-Castillo, Duncan Gillespie, Patricia Moreira, Kirk Allen, Lirije Hyseni, Nicola Calder, Mark Petticrew, Martin White, Margaret Whitehead, Simon Capewell

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with appropriate home management of uncomplicated malaria in children in Kassena-Nankana district of Ghana and implications for community case management of childhood illness: a cross-sectional study

Soter Ameh, Paul Welaga, Caroline W Kabiru, Wilfred Ndifon, Bassey Ikpeme, Emmanuel Nsan, Angela Oyo-Ita

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Expansion of brucellosis detection in the country of Georgia by screening household members of cases and neighboring community members

Lia Sanodze, Christian T Bautista, Natalia Garuchava, Svetlana Chubinidze, Ekaterine Tsertsvadze, Mariam Broladze, Nazibrola Chitadze, Ketevan Sidamonidze, Shota Tsanava, Tamar Akhvlediani, Robert G Rivard, Rupal Mody, Matthew J Hepburn, Philip H Elzer, Mikeljon P Nikolich, Nino Trapaidze

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and characterization of hepatitis B and C virus infections in a needle-sharing population in Northern China

Cheng-Jun Xu, Cui-Ping Zhang, Bi-Fen Luo, Li-Jun Liu, Yun-Zhong Wang, Xiao-Hong Wang, Qiu-Jie He, Shan-Shan Zhou, Wei-Shan Guo, Jiu-Heng Wang, Rui-Feng Yang, Hai-Ying Zhang, Hui-Ying Rao, Bo Feng, Lai Wei

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of use of non-prescription analgesics in the Norwegian HUNT3 population: Impact of gender, age, exercise and prescription of opioids

Ola Dale, Petter C Borchgrevink, Olav Magnus S Fredheim, Milada Mahic, Pål Romundstad, Svetlana Skurtveit

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characteristics and outcomes of adult Ethiopian patients enrolled in HIV care and treatment: a multi-clinic observational study

Zenebe Melaku, Matthew R Lamb, Chunhui Wang, Sileshi Lulseged, Tsigereda Gadisa, Solomon Ahmed, Zelalem Habtamu, Hailubeza Alemu, Tamrat Assefa, Elaine J Abrams

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with knowledge of hypertension among adolescents: implications for preventive education programs in primary care

Iga Grad, Agnieszka Mastalerz-Migas, Katarzyna Kiliś-Pstrusińska

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Built environment interventions aimed at improving physical activity levels in rural Ontario health units: a descriptive qualitative study

Cara-Lee Coghill, Ruta K Valaitis, John D Eyles

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Study protocol: a stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial of a healthy lifestyle intervention for people attending residential substance abuse treatment

Peter J Kelly, Amanda L Baker, Frank P Deane, Robin Callister, Clare E Collins, Christopher Oldmeadow, John R Attia, Camilla J Townsend, Isabella Ingram, Gerard Byrne, Carol A Keane

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Herpes zoster-associated mortality in Europe: a systematic review

Hélène Bricout, Margaret Haugh, Olugbenga Olatunde, Ruth Gil Prieto

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association of body size in early to mid-life with adult urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin levels among night shift health care workers

Cody A Ramin, Jennifer Massa, Lani R Wegrzyn, Susan B Brown, Jeffrey Pierre-Paul, Elizabeth E Devore, Susan E Hankinson, Eva S Schernhammer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Alcopops, taxation and harm: a segmented time series analysis of emergency department presentations

Marianne Gale, David J Muscatello, Michael Dinh, Joshua Byrnes, Anthony Shakeshaft, Andrew Hayen, Chandini Raina MacIntyre, Paul Haber, Michelle Cretikos, Patricia Morton

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Socioeconomic inequalities in smoking in The Netherlands before and during the Global Financial Crisis: a repeated cross-sectional study

Fiona E Benson, Mirte AG Kuipers, Vera Nierkens, Jan-Willem Bruggink, Karien Stronks, Anton E Kunst

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Healthy or Unhealthy on Sale? A cross-sectional study on the proportion of healthy and unhealthy foods promoted through flyer advertising by supermarkets in the Netherlands

Eva AH Ravensbergen, Wilma E Waterlander, Willemieke Kroeze, Ingrid HM Steenhuis

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effectiveness of peer support for improving glycaemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Li Qi, Qin Liu, Xiaoling Qi, Na Wu, Wenge Tang, Hongyan Xiong

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hispano-Americans in Europe: what do we know about their health status and determinants? A scoping review

Maria Roura, Andreu Domingo, Juan M Leyva-Moral, Robert Pool

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Variability in screening prevention activities in primary care in Spain: a multilevel analysis

Magdalena Rosell-Murphy, Teresa Rodriguez-Blanco, Julio Morán, Mariona Pons-Vigués, Josep M Elorza-Ricart, Jordi Rodríguez, Clara Pareja, María Ángeles Nuin, Bonaventura Bolíbar

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Non-adherence to anti-tuberculosis treatment among internal migrants with pulmonary tuberculosis in Shenzhen, China: a cross-sectional study

Ying Tang, Meigui Zhao, Yunxia Wang, Yanhong Gong, Xiaoxv Yin, Angui Zhao, Juanjuan Zheng, Zhenyang Liu, Xiaofang Jian, Wenxin Wang, Chunmei Wu, Zuxun Lu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Country-level and individual correlates of overweight and obesity among primary school children: a cross-sectional study in seven European countries

Beatriz Olaya, Maria Victoria Moneta, Ondine Pez, Adina Bitfoi, Mauro Giovanni Carta, Ceyda Eke, Dietmar Goelitz, Katherine M Keyes, Rowella Kuijpers, Sigita Lesinskiene, Zlatka Mihova, Roy Otten, Christophe Fermanian, Josep Maria Haro, Viviane Kovess

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Household practices related to disease transmission between animals and humans in rural Cambodia

Kristina Osbjer, Sofia Boqvist, Seng Sokerya, Chheng Kannarath, Sorn San, Holl Davun, Ulf Magnusson

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

What is the effect of a combined physical activity and fall prevention intervention enhanced with health coaching and pedometers on older adults’ physical activity levels and mobility-related goals?: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Anne Tiedemann, Serene Paul, Elisabeth Ramsay, Sandra D O’Rourke, Kathryn Chamberlain, Catherine Kirkham, Dafna Merom, Nicola Fairhall, Juliana S Oliveira, Leanne Hassett, Catherine Sherrington

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Incidence and predictors of attrition from antiretroviral care among adults in a rural HIV clinic in Coastal Kenya: a retrospective cohort study

Amin S Hassan, Shalton M Mwaringa, Kennedy K Ndirangu, Eduard J Sanders, Tobias F Rinke de Wit, James A Berkley

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dietary practices among individuals with diabetes and hypertension are similar to those of healthy people: a population-based study

Silvia GI Ozcariz, Carla de O Bernardo, Francieli Cembranel, Marco A Peres, David A González-Chica

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Developing a smoke free homes initiative in Kerala, India

Mimi Nichter, Sreedevi Padmajam, Mark Nichter, P. Sairu, S. Aswathy, G.K. Mini, V.C. Bindu, A.S. Pradeepkumar, K.R. Thankappan

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Strategies to uncover undiagnosed HIV infection among heterosexuals at high risk and link them to HIV care with high retention: a “seek, test, treat, and retain” study

Marya Gwadz, Charles M. Cleland, Holly Hagan, Samuel Jenness, Alexandra Kutnick, Noelle R. Leonard, Elizabeth Applegate, Amanda S. Ritchie, Angela Banfield, Mindy Belkin, Bridget Cross, Montserrat Del Olmo, Katharine Ha, Belkis Y. Martinez, Talaya McCright-Gill, Quentin L. Swain, David C. Perlman, Ann E. Kurth, the BCAP Collaborative Research Team

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Russia-specific relative risks and their effects on the estimated alcohol-attributable burden of disease

Kevin D. Shield, Jürgen Rehm

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of the prevalence and correlates of tobacco Use in Chennai, Delhi, and Karachi: data from the CARRS study

Carla J Berg, Vamadevan S. Ajay, Mohammed K. Ali, Dimple Kondal, Hassan M. Khan, Roopa Shivashankar, Rajendra Pradeepa, Deepa Mohan, Zafar Fatmi, Muhammad M. Kadir, Nikhil Tandon, Viswanathan Mohan, KM Venkat Narayan, Dorairaj Prabhakaran

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Randomized controlled trial on drowning prevention for parents with children aged below five years in Bangladesh: a study protocol

Mosharaf Hossain, Kulanthayan K. C. Mani, Sherina Mohd Sidik, Hayati KS, AKM Fazlur Rahman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Self-reported physical activity behavior of a multi-ethnic adult population within the urban and rural setting in Suriname

Se-Sergio M Baldew, Ingrid SK Krishnadath, Christel CF Smits, Jerry R Toelsie, Luc Vanhees, Veronique Cornelissen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Retirement due to disabilities in patients with type 1 diabetes a nationwide multicenter survey in Brazil

Marilia Brito Gomes, Carlos Antonio Negrato, On behalf of the Brazilian Type 1 Diabetes Study Group (BrazDiab1SG)

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tobacco use and associated factors among adults in Ethiopia: further analysis of the 2011 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey

Yihunie Lakew, Demewoz Haile

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cluster-randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a childhood obesity prevention programme delivered through schools, targeting 6–7 year old children: the WAVES study protocol

Peymane Adab, Miranda J Pallan, Emma R Lancashire, Karla Hemming, Emma Frew, Tania Griffin, Timothy Barrett, Raj Bhopal, Janet E Cade, Amanda Daley, Jonathan Deeks, Joan Duda, Ulf Ekelund, Paramjit Gill, Eleanor McGee, Jayne Parry, Sandra Passmore, Kar Keung Cheng

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Application of the varying coefficient model to the behaviour risk factor surveillance data in Italy: a study of changing smoking prevalence among sub-populations

Shireen Assaf, Stefano Campostrini

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Socioeconomic inequality and mortality - a regional Danish cohort study

Line R Ullits, Linda Ejlskov, Rikke N Mortensen, Steen M Hansen, Stella R J Kræmer, Henrik Vardinghus-Nielsen, Kirsten Fonager, Henrik Bøggild, Christian Torp-Pedersen, Charlotte Overgaard

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Diabetes, obesity, and recommended fruit and vegetable consumption in relation to food environment sub-types: a cross-sectional analysis of Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, United States Census, and food establishment data

Cara L Frankenfeld, Timothy F Leslie, Matthew A Makara

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Visual perceptions of male obesity: a cross-cultural study examining male and female lay perceptions of obesity in Caucasian males

Eric Robinson, Pleunie S. Hogenkamp

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Motives of Dutch persons aged 50 years and older to accept vaccination: a qualitative study

Renske Eilers, Paul F. M. Krabbe, Hester E. de Melker

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Urban health indicators and indices—current status

Richard Rothenberg, Christine Stauber, Scott Weaver, Dajun Dai, Amit Prasad, Megumi Kano

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Longitudinal active living research to address physical inactivity and sedentary behaviour in children in transition from preadolescence to adolescence

Nazeem Muhajarine, Tarun R Katapally, Daniel Fuller, Kevin G Stanley, Daniel Rainham

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Current tuberculin reactivity of schoolchildren in the Central African Republic

Fanny Minime-Lingoupou, Rock Ouambita-Mabo, Aristide-Désiré Komangoya-Nzozo, Dominique Senekian, Lucien Bate, François Yango, Bachir Nambea, Alexandre Manirakiza

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Are associations between electronic media use and BMI different across levels of physical activity?

Ole Melkevik, Ellen Haug, Mette Rasmussen, Anne Siri Fismen, Bente Wold, Alberto Borraccino, Erik Sigmund, Robert Balazsi, Jens Bucksch, Jo Inchley, Margarida Gaspar de Matos, Oddrun Samdal

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dietary behaviour and parental socioeconomic position among adolescents: the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents 2003–2006 (KiGGS)

Jonas D. Finger, Gianni Varnaccia, Thorkild Tylleskär, Thomas Lampert, Gert B. M. Mensink

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Aspects of the Health Inspection Authority in the People’s Republic of China

Sha Ma, Gang Chen, B-K Tan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Developing the Moti-4 intervention, assessing its feasibility and pilot testing its effectiveness

Hans B. Dupont, Paul Lemmens, Gerald Adriana, Dike van de Mheen, Nanne K. de Vries

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of HIV and syphilis infections among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in Tanzania, 2011

Joel Manyahi, Boniphace S. Jullu, Mathias I. Abuya, James Juma, Joel Ndayongeje, Bonita Kilama, Veryeh Sambu, Josef Nondi, Bernard Rabiel, Geoffrey Somi, Mecky I. Matee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

How can we strengthen students’ social relations in order to reduce school dropout? An intervention development study within four Danish vocational schools

Liselotte Ingholt, Betina Bang Sørensen, Susan Andersen, Line Zinckernagel, Teresa Friis-Holmberg, Vibeke Asmussen Frank, Christiane Stock, Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, Morten Hulvej Rod

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Importance of proximity to resources, social support, transportation and neighborhood security for mobility and social participation in older adults: results from a scoping study

Mélanie Levasseur, Mélissa Généreux, Jean-François Bruneau, Alain Vanasse, Éric Chabot, Claude Beaulac, Marie-Michèle Bédard

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Objective measurement of sedentary behavior: impact of non-wear time rules on changes in sedentary time

Xanne Janssen, Laura Basterfield, Kathryn N. Parkinson, Mark S. Pearce, Jessica K. Reilly, Ashley J. Adamson, John J. Reilly, the Gateshead Millennium Study Core Team

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comprehensive health literacy in Japan is lower than in Europe: a validated Japanese-language assessment of health literacy

Kazuhiro Nakayama, Wakako Osaka, Taisuke Togari, Hirono Ishikawa, Yuki Yonekura, Ai Sekido, Masayoshi Matsumoto

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A randomized, home-based, childhood obesity intervention delivered by patient navigators

Lourdes Yun, Richard E. Boles, Matthew A. Haemer, Shanna Knierim, L. Miriam Dickinson, Heather Mancinas, Simon J. Hambidge, Arthur J. Davidson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Parental smoking and child poverty in the UK: an analysis of national survey data

Charmaine Belvin, John Britton, John Holmes, Tessa Langley

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Which environmental factors are associated with lived health when controlling for biological health? - a multilevel analysis

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

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Using new technologies to promote weight management: a randomised controlled trial study protocol

Monica Jane, Jonathan Foster, Martin Hagger, Sebely Pal

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of the role of Care Sport Connectors in connecting primary care, sport, and physical activity, and residents’ participation in the Netherlands: study protocol for a longitudinal multiple case study design

E. Smit, K.E.F. Leenaars, M.A.E. Wagemakers, G.R.M. Molleman, M.A. Koelen, J. van der Velden

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of cash transfers on Children’s health and social protection in Sub-Saharan Africa: differences in outcomes based on orphan status and household assets

Thomas M. Crea, Andrew D. Reynolds, Aakanksha Sinha, Jeffrey W. Eaton, Laura A. Robertson, Phyllis Mushati, Lovemore Dumba, Gideon Mavise, J. C. Makoni, Christina M. Schumacher, Constance A. Nyamukapa, Simon Gregson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Students’ perspectives on promoting healthful food choices from campus vending machines: a qualitative interview study

Habiba I. Ali, Amjad H. Jarrar, Mostafa Abo-El-Enen, Mariam Al Shamsi, Huda Al Ashqar

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association between sedentary behaviour and risk of anxiety: a systematic review

Megan Teychenne, Sarah A Costigan, Kate Parker

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Adequacy of prenatal care among women living with human immunodeficiency virus: a population-based study

Ryan Ng, Erin M Macdonald, Mona R Loutfy, Mark H Yudin, Janet Raboud, Khatundi-Irene Masinde, Ahmed M Bayoumi, Wangari E Tharao, Jason Brophy, Richard H Glazier, Tony Antoniou

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of tea drinking upon tuberculosis: a neglected issue

Mengshi Chen, Jing Deng, Wufei Li, Dan Lin, Congxu Su, Mian Wang, Xun Li, Benjamin Kwaku Abuaku, Hongzhuan Tan, Shi Wu Wen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Energy expenditure during common sitting and standing tasks: examining the 1.5 MET definition of sedentary behaviour

Maedeh Mansoubi, Natalie Pearson, Stacy A Clemes, Stuart JH Biddle, Danielle H Bodicoat, Keith Tolfrey, Charlotte L Edwardson, Thomas Yates

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tracking of maternal self-efficacy for limiting young children’s television viewing and associations with children’s television viewing time: a longitudinal analysis over 15-months

Jill A Hnatiuk, Jo Salmon, Karen J. Campbell, Nicola D. Ridgers, Kylie D. Hesketh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The relationship between the built environment and habitual levels of physical activity in South African older adults: a pilot study

Tracy L. Kolbe-Alexander, Kyla Pacheco, Simone A. Tomaz, David Karpul, Estelle V. Lambert

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Online gambling’s moderators: how effective? Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Julie Caillon, Marie Grall-Bronnec, Jean-Benoit Hardouin, Jean-Luc Venisse, Gaelle Challet-Bouju

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictors of marked weight gain in a population of health care and industrial workers following smoking cessation

Andreas Scherr, Bruno Seifert, Martin Kuster, Anja Meyer, Karl-Olov Fagerstroem, Michael Tamm, Daiana Stolz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An interpretive study of food, snack and beverage advertisements in rural and urban El Salvador

Baharak Amanzadeh, Karen Sokal-Gutierrez, Judith C Barker

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of a multifaceted implementation strategy for the Dutch multidisciplinary guideline for nonspecific low back pain: design of a stepped-wedge cluster randomised controlled trial

Arnela Suman, Frederieke G. Schaafsma, Petra J.M. Elders, Maurits W. van Tulder, Johannes R. Anema

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Activating schoolyards: study design of a quasi-experimental schoolyard intervention study

Henriette Bondo Andersen, Charlotte Skau Pawlowski, Hanne Bebendorf Scheller, Jens Troelsen, Mette Toftager, Jasper Schipperijn

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health impacts from living near a major industrial park in Oman

Adil Al-Wahaibi, Ariana Zeka

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intervenable factors associated with suicide risk in transgender persons: a respondent driven sampling study in Ontario, Canada

Greta R. Bauer, Ayden I. Scheim, Jake Pyne, Robb Travers, Rebecca Hammond

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cluster randomised controlled trial to investigate the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of the ‘Girls Active’ intervention: a study protocol

C L Edwardson, D M Harrington, T Yates, D H Bodicoat, K Khunti, T Gorely, L B Sherar, R T Edwards, C Wright, K Harrington, M J Davies

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patterns of Suicide in Kuwait: a retrospective descriptive study from 2003–2009

Salah Al-Waheeb, Nadia Al-Kandary

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Very low neighbourhood income limits participation post stroke: preliminary evidence from a cohort study

Mary Egan, Lucy-Ann Kubina, Claire-Jehanne Dubouloz, Dorothy Kessler, Elizabeth Kristjansson, Michael Sawada

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Post-infection symptoms following two large waterborne outbreaks of Cryptosporidium hominis in Northern Sweden, 2010–2011

Moa Rehn, Anders Wallensten, Micael Widerström, Mikael Lilja, Maria Grunewald, Stephan Stenmark, Malin Kark, Johan Lindh

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Study protocol: the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a brief behavioural intervention to promote regular self-weighing to prevent weight regain after weight loss: randomised controlled trial (The LIMIT Study)

Claire D Madigan, Kate Jolly, Andrea Roalfe, Amanda L Lewis, Laura Webber, Paul Aveyard, Amanda J Daley

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effectiveness of a Smartphone application and wearable device for weight loss in overweight or obese primary care patients: protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Esther Granado-Font, Gemma Flores-Mateo, Mar Sorlí-Aguilar, Xavier Montaña-Carreras, Carme Ferre-Grau, Maria-Luisa Barrera-Uriarte, Eulàlia Oriol-Colominas, Cristina Rey-Reñones, Iolanda Caules, Eva-María Satué-Gracia, OBSBIT Study Group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of work-based screening for early signs of alcohol-related liver disease in hazardous and harmful drinkers: the PrevAIL study

Penny A. Cook, Michela Morleo, David Billington, Kevin Sanderson-Shortt, Colin Jones, Mark Gabbay, Nick Sheron, Mark A. Bellis, Penelope A. Phillips-Howard, Ian T. Gilmore

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Systematic review of models assessing the economic value of routine varicella and herpes zoster vaccination in high-income countries

Oliver Damm, Bernhard Ultsch, Johannes Horn, Rafael T. Mikolajczyk, Wolfgang Greiner, Ole Wichmann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Has the prevalence of stunting in South African children changed in 40 years? A systematic review

Rihlat Said-Mohamed, Lisa K Micklesfield, John M Pettifor, Shane A Norris

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Variation in the effects of family background and birth region on adult obesity: results of a prospective cohort study of a Great Depression-era American cohort

Hui Zheng, Dmitry Tumin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The role of curriculum dose for the promotion of fruit and vegetable intake among adolescents: results from the Boost intervention

Thea Suldrup Jørgensen, Mette Rasmussen, Anne Kristine Aarestrup, Annette Kjær Ersbøll, Sanne Ellegaard Jørgensen, Elizabeth Goodman, Trine Pagh Pedersen, Pernille Due, Rikke Krølner

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Caste-based social inequalities and childhood anemia in India: results from the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 2005–2006

Priya Vart, Ajay Jaglan, Kashif Shafique

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perceived social support disparities among children affected by HIV/AIDS in Ghana: a cross-sectional survey

Paul Narh Doku, John Enoch Dotse, Kofi Akohene Mensah

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Influenza-attributable deaths in south-eastern France (1999 to 2010): mortality predictions were undependable

Simon-Djamel Thiberville, Jean Gaudart, Didier Raoult, Remi N. Charrel

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictors for uptake of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) in Tanzania

Stephen M. Kibusi, Eunice Kimunai, Courtney S. Hines

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors influencing the implementation of a school-based parental support programme to promote health-related behaviours—interviews with teachers and parents

Helena Bergström, Ulrika Haggård, Åsa Norman, Elinor Sundblom, Liselotte Schäfer Elinder, Gisela Nyberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Adults with mild to moderate depression exhibit more alcohol related problems compared to the general adult population: a cross sectional study

Julia Åhlin, Mats Hallgren, Agneta Öjehagen, Håkan Källmén, Yvonne Forsell

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical measures in preventing pediatric influenza: a case–control study

Núria Torner, Núria Soldevila, Juan Jose Garcia, Cristian Launes, Pere Godoy, Jesús Castilla, Angela Domínguez, the CIBERESP Cases and Controls in Pandemic Influenza Working Group, Spain

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cultural activity participation and associations with self-perceived health, life-satisfaction and mental health: the Young HUNT Study, Norway

Elisabeth Hansen, Erik Sund, Margunn Skjei Knudtsen, Steinar Krokstad, Turid Lingaas Holmen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reliable mortality statistics for Turkey: Are we there yet?

Raziye Özdemir, Chalapati Rao, Zeliha Öcek, Gönül Dinç Horasan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with use and non-use of the Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) kit for Colorectal Cancer Screening in Response to a 2012 outreach screening program: a survey study

Nancy P. Gordon, Beverly B. Green

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Challenges and opportunities associated with neglected tropical disease and water, sanitation and hygiene intersectoral integration programs

E. Anna Johnston, Jordan Teague, Jay P. Graham

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cross sectional study on the motivators for Asian women to attend opportunistic mammography screening in a private hospital in Malaysia: the MyMammo study

Norhashimah Hassan, Weang Kee Ho, Shivaani Mariapun, Soo Hwang Teo

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cluster randomised trial testing an intervention to improve parents’ recognition of their child’s weight status: study protocol

Kathryn N. Parkinson, Angela R. Jones, Martin J. Tovee, Louisa J. Ells, Mark S. Pearce, Vera Araujo-Soares, Ashley J. Adamson

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Targeting multiple health risk behaviours among vocational education students using electronic feedback and online and telephone support: protocol for a cluster randomised trial

Flora Tzelepis, Christine L Paul, John Wiggers, Kypros Kypri, Billie Bonevski, Patrick McElduff, Mary Ann Hill, Philip J Morgan, Marita Lynagh, Clare E Collins, Elizabeth Campbell, Ryan J Courtney, Kathy Chapman, Luke Wolfenden, Ashleigh Guillaumier, Andrew Searles

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development of a Vitality Scan related to workers’ sustainable employability: a study assessing its internal consistency and construct validity

Livia AM Brouwers, Josephine A Engels, Yvonne F Heerkens, Allard J van der Beek

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Contraceptive practices and induced abortions status among internal migrant women in Guangzhou, China: a cross-sectional study

Jiazhi Zeng, Guanyang Zou, Xiaoqin Song, Li Ling

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria, anaemia and nutritional status among schoolchildren in relation to ecosystems, livelihoods and health systems in Kilosa District in central Tanzania

Leonard E.G. Mboera, Veneranda M. Bwana, Susan F. Rumisha, Robert C. Malima, Malongo R.S. Mlozi, Benjamin K. Mayala, Grades Stanley, Tabitha Mlacha

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Combined effect of body mass index and body size perception on metabolic syndrome in South Korea: results of the fifth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (2010-2012)

Sook Hee Yoon, Kyu-Tae Han, Sun Jung Kim, Tae Yong Sohn, Byungyool Jeon, Woorim Kim, Eun-Cheol Park

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of an exercise intervention program in perimenopausal women: the Fitness League Against MENopause COst (FLAMENCO) randomized controlled trial

Ana Carbonell-Baeza, Alberto Soriano-Maldonado, Francisco Javier Gallo, María Puerto López del Amo, Pilar Ruiz-Cabello, Ana Andrade, Milkana Borges-Cosic, Antonio Rubén Peces-Rama, Zuzana Spacírová, Inmaculada C. Álvarez-Gallardo, Leticia García-Mochón, Víctor Segura-Jiménez, Fernando Estévez-López, Daniel Camiletti-Moirón, Jose Jesús Martín-Martín, Pilar Aranda, Manuel Delgado-Fernández, Virginia A. Aparicio

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The complex relationship between human immunodeficiency virus infection and death in adults being treated for tuberculosis in Cape Town, South Africa

Muhammad Osman, James A. Seddon, Rory Dunbar, Heather R. Draper, Carl Lombard, Nulda Beyers

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perceptual influences on self-protective behavior for West Nile virus, A survey in Colorado, USA

Craig W. Trumbo, Raquel Harper

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cross-sectional community-based study of the socio-demographic factors associated with the prevalence of dengue in the eastern part of Sudan in 2011

Mohammed A. Soghaier, Sayed Himatt, Kamal ElDin Osman, Somia I. Okoued, Osama E. Seidahmed, Mark E. Beatty, Khalifa Elmusharaf, Jeahan Khogali, Nijood H. Shingrai, Mutasim M. Elmangory

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical and biochemical characterization of high risk and not high risk for cardiovascular disease adults in a population from peripheral region of Bangladesh

Kaniz Fatema, Nicholas Arnold Zwar, Zebunnesa Zeba, Abul Hasnat Milton, Bayzidur Rahman, Liaquat Ali

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Use of mobile phone consultations during home visits by Community Health Workers for maternal and newborn care: community experiences from Masindi and Kiryandongo districts, Uganda

Richard Mangwi Ayiasi MPH, Lynn Muhimbuura Atuyambe PhD, Juliet Kiguli PhD, Christopher Garimoi Orach PhD, Patrick Kolsteren PhD, Bart Criel PhD

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A systematic review of post-migration acquisition of HIV among migrants from countries with generalised HIV epidemics living in Europe: mplications for effectively managing HIV prevention programmes and policy

Ibidun Fakoya, Débora Álvarez-del Arco, Melvina Woode-Owusu, Susana Monge, Yaiza Rivero-Montesdeoca, Valerie Delpech, Brian Rice, Teymur Noori, Anastasia Pharris, Andrew J. Amato-Gauci, Julia del Amo, Fiona M. Burns

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

What are the main sources of smoking cessation support used by adolescent smokers in England? A cross-sectional study

Wasif Shaikh, Manjula D Nugawela, Lisa Szatkowski

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Study protocol: evaluation of ‘JenMe’, a commercially-delivered weight management program for adolescents: a randomised controlled trial

Aimee L Dordevic, Maxine P Bonham, Robert S Ware, Leah Brennan, Helen Truby

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Non-communicable diseases and preventive health behaviors: a comparison of Hispanics nationally and those living along the US-Mexico border

Belinda M. Reininger, Jing Wang, Susan P. Fisher-Hoch, Alycia Boutte, Kristina Vatcheva, Joseph B. McCormick

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association between the parental perception of the physical neighborhood environment and children’s location-specific physical activity

Sara D’Haese, Delfien Van Dyck, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Benedicte Deforche, Greet Cardon

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Regional disparities in interferon therapy for chronic hepatitis C in Japan: a nationwide retrospective cohort study

Naohiko Masaki, Yoko Yamagiwa, Takuro Shimbo, Kazumoto Murata, Masaaki Korenaga, Tatsuya Kanto, Masashi Mizokami, and the prefectural members contributing to the Japanese Interferon Database

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Using a qualitative approach for understanding hospital-affiliated integrated clinical and fitness facilities: characteristics and members’ experiences

Jingzhen Yang, Diana Kingsbury, Matthew Nichols, Kristin Grimm, Kele Ding, Jeffrey Hallam

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Shaping the Social: design of a settings-based intervention study to improve well-being and reduce smoking and dropout in Danish vocational schools

Susan Andersen, Janne Schurmann Tolstrup, Morten Hulvej Rod, Annette Kjær Ersbøll, Betina Bang Sørensen, Teresa Holmberg, Christoffer Johansen, Christiane Stock, Bjarne Laursen, Line Zinckernagel, Anne Louise Øllgaard, Liselotte Ingholt

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Initiation to street life: a qualitative examination of the physical, social, and psychological practices in becoming an accepted member of the street youth community in Western Kenya

Juddy Wachira, Allan Kamanda, Lonnie Embleton, Violet Naanyu, Susanna Winston, David Ayuku, Paula Braitstein

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mortality in the German Pharmacoepidemiological Research Database (GePaRD) compared to national data in Germany: results from a validation study

Christoph Ohlmeier, Ingo Langner, Kathrin Hillebrand, Niklas Schmedt, Rafael Mikolajczyk, Oliver Riedel, Edeltraut Garbe

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Burden and correlates of non-communicable-diseases among rural residents: a cross-sectional study in Hebei, China

Junjun Yang, Wenya Yu, Qiang Zhou, Tanmay Mahapatra, Yiqiu Li, Xiaoyan Zhang, Lei Chen, Sanchita Mahapatra, Yuying Yan, Weiming Tang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and drug resistance profile of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from pulmonary tuberculosis patients attending two public hospitals in East Gojjam zone, northwest Ethiopia

Kelemework Adane, Gobena Ameni, Shiferaw Bekele, Markos Abebe, Abraham Aseffa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Adverse events and adherence to HIV post-exposure prophylaxis: a cohort study at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana

Raymond A. Tetteh, Edmund T. Nartey, Margaret Lartey, Aukje K. Mantel-Teeuwisse, Hubert G. M. Leufkens, Priscilla A. Nortey, Alexander N. O. Dodoo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association between income inequality and all-cause mortality across urban communities in Korea

Jong Park, So-Yeon Ryu, Mi-ah Han, Seong-Woo Choi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determinants of students' willingness to accept a measles–mumps–rubella booster vaccination during a mumps outbreak: a cross-sectional study

Hanna W. Donkers, Jeannine L. A. Hautvast, Reinier P. Akkermans, Corien M. Swaan, Wilhelmina L. M. Ruijs, Marlies E. J. L. Hulscher

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The influence of family history of Hypertension on disease prevalence and associated metabolic risk factors among Sri Lankan adults

Priyanga Ranasinghe, Dilini N. Cooray, Ranil Jayawardena, Prasad Katulanda

01.12.2015 | Global health | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Current knowledge, attitude and behaviour of hand and food hygiene in a developed residential community of Singapore: a cross-sectional survey

Junxiong Pang, Shao Wei Jonathan Lumen Chua, Liyang Hsu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cost for physician-diagnosed influenza and influenza-like illnesses on primary care level in Germany – results of a database analysis from May 2010 to April 2012

Birgit Ehlken, Anastassia Anastassopoulou, Johannes Hain, Claudia Schröder, Klaus Wahle

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

‘Language is the source of misunderstandings’–impact of terminology on public perceptions of health promotion messages

Christina H. Buckton, Michael E. J. Lean, Emilie Combet

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Lessons learned about primary weight maintenance and secondary weight maintenance: results from a qualitative study

Ann Reilly, Barbara Mawn, Davide Susta, Anthony Staines, Sarah Browne, Mary Rose Sweeney

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The use of a dietary quality score as a predictor of childhood overweight and obesity

Catherine P. Perry, Eimear Keane, Richard Layte, Anthony P. Fitzgerald, Ivan J. Perry, Janas M. Harrington

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Social Return on Investment (SROI) methodology to account for value for money of public health interventions: a systematic review

Aduragbemi Oluwabusayo Banke-Thomas, Barbara Madaj, Ameh Charles, Nynke van den Broek

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Does parental monitoring moderate the relationship between bullying and adolescent nonsuicidal self-injury and suicidal behavior? A community-based self-report study of adolescents in Germany

Vanessa Jantzer, Johann Haffner, Peter Parzer, Franz Resch, Michael Kaess

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Program (ECHO): an ecologically-based intervention delivered by home visitors for newborns and their mothers

Michelle M. Cloutier, James Wiley, Zhu Wang, Autherene Grant, Amy A. Gorin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Using an electronic activity monitor system as an intervention modality: A systematic review

Zakkoyya H. Lewis, Elizabeth J. Lyons, Jessica M. Jarvis, Jacques Baillargeon

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Does the type of abortion provider influence contraceptive uptake after abortion? An analysis of longitudinal data from 64 health facilities in Ghana

Lauren Maxwell, Gertrude Voetagbe, Mary Paul, Alice Mark

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Implementation of a stepped-wedge cluster randomized design in routine public health practice: design and application for a tuberculosis (TB) household contact study in a high burden area of Lima, Peru

Lena Shah, Marlene Rojas, Oscar Mori, Carlos Zamudio, Jay S. Kaufman, Larissa Otero, Eduardo Gotuzzo, Carlos Seas, Timothy F. Brewer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Fluid curtailment during childhood diarrhea: a countdown analysis

Jamie Perin, Liliana Carvajal-Velez, Emily Carter, Jennifer Bryce, Holly Newby

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The correlates of chronic disease-related health literacy and its components among men: a systematic review

Jeff Davey, Carol A. Holden, Ben J. Smith

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Population awareness of risks related to medicinal product use in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR: a cross-sectional study for public health improvement in low and middle income countries

Céline Caillet, Chanvilay Sichanh, Lamphone Syhakhang, Cyrille Delpierre, Chanthanom Manithip, Mayfong Mayxay, Maryse Lapeyre-Mestre, Paul N Newton, Anne Roussin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Diabetes, hypertension and mobility among Brazilian older adults: findings from the Brazilian National Household Sample Survey (1998, 2003 and 2008)

Clarissa de Matos Nascimento, Juliana Vaz de Melo Mambrini, Cesar Messias de Oliveira, Karla Cristina Giacomin, Sérgio Viana Peixoto

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

GrOup based physical Activity for oLder adults (GOAL) randomized controlled trial: study protocol

Mark R. Beauchamp, Samantha M. Harden, Svenja A. Wolf, Ryan E. Rhodes, Yan Liu, William L. Dunlop, Toni Schmader, Andrew W. Sheel, Bruno D. Zumbo, Paul A. Estabrooks

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Distance to parks and non-residential destinations influences physical activity of older people, but crime doesn’t: a cross-sectional study in a southern European city

Ana Isabel Ribeiro, Andrea Pires, Marilia Sá Carvalho, Maria Fátima Pina

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Life events and chronic physical conditions among left-behind farmers in rural China a cross-sectional study

Jing Chai, Penglai Chen, Rui Feng, Han Liang, Xingrong Shen, Guixian Tong, Jing Cheng, Kaichun Li, Shaoyu Xie, Yong Shi, Debin Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A community-based cross-sectional study of the epidemiology of onchocerciasis in unmapped villages for community directed treatment with ivermectin in Jimma Zone, southwestern Ethiopia

Daniel Dana, Serkadis Debalke, Zeleke Mekonnen, Wondwossen Kassahun, Sultan Suleman, Kefelegn Getahun, Delenasaw Yewhalaw

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

What parents know and want to learn about healthy eating and body image in preschool children: a triangulated qualitative study with parents and Early Childhood Professionals

Laura M. Hart, Stephanie R. Damiano, Chelsea Cornell, Susan J. Paxton

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Suicide related ideation and behavior among Canadian gay and bisexual men: a syndemic analysis

Olivier Ferlatte, Joshun Dulai, Travis Salway Hottes, Terry Trussler, Rick Marchand

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessing community readiness online: a concurrent validation study

Iordan Kostadinov, Mark Daniel, Linda Stanley, Margaret Cargo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Drug resistance patterns of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and associated factors among retreatment cases around Jimma, Southwest Ethiopia

Kedir Abdella, Ketema Abdissa, Wakjira Kebede, Gemeda Abebe

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni and other intestinal parasites among elementary school children in Southwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Ayalew Jejaw, Endalew Zemene, Yayehirad Alemu, Zemenu Mengistie

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Implementation of couples’ voluntary HIV counseling and testing services in Durban, South Africa

William Kilembe, Kristin M. Wall, Mammekwa Mokgoro, Annie Mwaanga, Elisabeth Dissen, Miriam Kamusoko, Hilda Phiri, Jean Sakulanda, Jonathan Davitte, Tarylee Reddy, Mark Brockman, Thumbi Ndung’u, Susan Allen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pregnancy wastage among HIV infected women in a high HIV prevalence district of India

Shiva S. Halli, C.G. Hussain Khan, Iqbal Shah, Reynold Washington, Shajy Isac, Stephen Moses, James F. Blanchard

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Social representations of male circumcision as prophylaxis against HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe

Antony Chikutsa, Pranitha Maharaj

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Smoking cessation and smokefree environments for tuberculosis patients in Indonesia-a cohort study

Tara Singh Bam, Tjandra Yoga Aditama, Chen-Yuan Chiang, Rubaeah Rubaeah, Acep Suhaemi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Climate-sensitive health priorities in Nunatsiavut, Canada

Sherilee L. Harper, Victoria L. Edge, James Ford, Ashlee Cunsolo Willox, Michele Wood, Scott A. McEwen, IHACC Research Team, RICG

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Acceptability of a theory-based sedentary behaviour reduction intervention for older adults (‘On Your Feet to Earn Your Seat’)

Raluca Matei, Ingela Thuné-Boyle, Mark Hamer, Steve Iliffe, Kenneth R. Fox, Barbara J. Jefferis, Benjamin Gardner

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A youth-led social marketing intervention to encourage healthy lifestyles, the EYTO (European Youth Tackling Obesity) project: a cluster randomised controlled0 trial in Catalonia, Spain

Elisabet Llauradó, Magaly Aceves-Martins, Lucia Tarro, Ignasi Papell-Garcia, Francesc Puiggròs, Lluís Arola, Jordi Prades-Tena, Marta Montagut, Carlota M Moragas-Fernández, Rosa Solà, Montse Giralt

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reaching the hard to reach: longitudinal investigation of adolescents’ attendance at an after-school sexual and reproductive health programme in Western Cape, South Africa

Catherine Mathews, Sander Matthijs Eggers, Petrus J. de Vries, Amanda J. Mason-Jones, Loraine Townsend, Leif Edvard Aarø, Hein De Vries

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Diurnal patterns of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour in older men

Claudio Sartini, S. Goya Wannamethee, Steve Iliffe, Richard W. Morris, Sarah Ash, Lucy Lennon, Peter H. Whincup, Barbara J. Jefferis

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

How active are people in metropolitan parks? An observational study of park visitation in Australia

Jenny Veitch, Alison Carver, Gavin Abbott, Billie Giles-Corti, Anna Timperio, Jo Salmon

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tobacco consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013: findings from a national survey

Maziar Moradi-Lakeh, Charbel El Bcheraoui, Marwa Tuffaha, Farah Daoud, Mohammad Al Saeedi, Mohammed Basulaiman, Ziad A. Memish, Mohammad A. AlMazroa, Abdullah A. Al Rabeeah, Ali H. Mokdad

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

What do Indian children drink when they do not receive water? Statistical analysis of water and alternative beverage consumption from the 2005–2006 Indian National Family Health Survey

Jasmine Fledderjohann, Pat Doyle, Oona Campbell, Shah Ebrahim, Sanjay Basu, David Stuckler

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effectiveness of a systematic approach to promote intersectoral collaboration in comprehensive school health promotion-a multiple-case study using quantitative and qualitative data

Katharina K. Pucher, Math J. J. M. Candel, Anja Krumeich, Nicole M. W. M. Boot, Nanne K. De Vries

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Public health policy and walking in England—analysis of the 2008 ‘policy window’

Karen Milton, Jonathan Grix

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder after a flood in China: a 13-year follow-up and its prediction by degree of collective action

Shimin Hu, Hongzhuan Tan, Reuben Cofie, Jia Zhou, Tubao Yang, Xuemin Tang, Aizhong Liu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship between single and multiple perpetrator rape perpetration in South Africa: A comparison of risk factors in a population-based sample

Jewkes R, Sikweyiya Y, Dunkle K, Morrell R

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with uptake of influenza vaccine in people aged 50 to 64 years in Hong Kong: a case–control study

May PS Yeung, Stephen Kam-Cheung Ng, Edmond Tak Fai Tong, Stephen Sek-Kam Chan, Richard Coker

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Why are older adults and individuals with underlying chronic diseases in Germany not vaccinated against flu? A population-based study

Birte Bödeker, Cornelius Remschmidt, Patrick Schmich, Ole Wichmann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health and educational success in adolescents: a longitudinal study

Idunn Brekke

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Can opportunities be enhanced for vaccinating children in home visiting programs? A population-based cohort study

Michael R Isaac, Mariette Chartier, Marni Brownell, Dan Chateau, Nathan C Nickel, Patricia Martens, Alan Katz, Joykrishna Sarkar, Milton Hu, Elaine Burland, ChunYan Goh, Carole Taylor, PATHS Equity Team Members

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exploring bi-directional and SMS messaging for communications between Public Health Agencies and their stakeholders: a qualitative study

Debra Revere, Rebecca Calhoun, Janet Baseman, Mark Oberle

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Meso level influences on long term condition self-management: stakeholder accounts of commonalities and differences across six European countries

Anne Rogers, Ivaylo Vassilev, Maria J. Jesús Pumar, Elka Todorova, Mari Carmen Portillo, Christina Foss, Jan Koetsenruijter, Nikoleta Ratsika, Manuel Serrano, Ingrid A. Ruud Knutsen, Michel Wensing, Poli Roukova, Evridiki Patelarou, Anne Kennedy, Christos Lionis

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cardiovascular mortality among a cohort of hypertensive and normotensives in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil - 1991–2009

Thiago Luiz Nogueira da Silva, Carlos Henrique Klein, Armando da Rocha Nogueira, Lucia Helena Alvares Salis, Nelson Albuquerque de Souza e Silva, Katia Vergetti Bloch

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Parental attitudes towards male human papillomavirus vaccination: a pan-European cross-sectional survey

Gitte Lee Mortensen, Marjorie Adam, Laïla Idtaleb

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The health and economic benefits of reducing intimate partner violence: an Australian example

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

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Adolescent school absenteeism and service use in a population-based study

Kristin Gärtner Askeland, Siren Haugland, Kjell Morten Stormark, Tormod Bøe, Mari Hysing

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Community-based navigators for tobacco cessation treatment: a proof-of-concept pilot study among low-income smokers

Arnold H. Levinson, Patricia Valverde, Kathleen Garrett, Michele Kimminau, Emily K. Burns, Karen Albright, Debra Flynn

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Social inequality and age-specific gender differences in overweight and perception of overweight among Swedish children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study

JS van Vliet, PA Gustafsson, K Duchen, N Nelson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Fifty years of fat: news coverage of trends that predate obesity prevalence

Brennan Davis, Brian Wansink

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Vaccine coverage and determinants of incomplete vaccination in children aged 12–23 months in Dschang, West Region, Cameroon: a cross-sectional survey during a polio outbreak

Gianluca Russo, Alessandro Miglietta, Patrizio Pezzotti, Rodrigue Mabvouna Biguioh, Georges Bouting Mayaka, Martin Sanou Sobze, Paola Stefanelli, Vincenzo Vullo, Giovanni Rezza

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mortality among drowning rescuers in China, 2013: a review of 225 rescue incidents from the press

Yinchao Zhu, Xia Jiang, Hui Li, Fudong Li, Jieping Chen

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Increasing physical activity in office workers – the Inphact Treadmill study; a study protocol for a 13-month randomized controlled trial of treadmill workstations

Frida Bergman, Carl-Johan Boraxbekk, Patrik Wennberg, Ann Sörlin, Tommy Olsson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Spatiotemporal variation in diabetes mortality in China: multilevel evidence from 2006 and 2012

Maigeng Zhou, Thomas Astell-Burt, Peng Yin, Xiaoqi Feng, Andrew Page, Yunning Liu, Jiangmei Liu, Yichong Li, Shiwei Liu, Limin Wang, Lijun Wang, Linhong Wang

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

KIDS OUT! Protocol of a brief school-based intervention to promote physical activity and to reduce screen time in a sub-cohort of Finnish eighth graders

Anne-Mari Jussila, Tommi Vasankari, Olavi Paronen, Harri Sievänen, Kari Tokola, Henri Vähä-Ypyä, Anna Broberg, Minna Aittasalo

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Smartphone apps to improve fitness and increase physical activity among young people: protocol of the Apps for IMproving FITness (AIMFIT) randomized controlled trial

Artur Direito, Yannan Jiang, Robyn Whittaker, Ralph Maddison

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intra-household evaluations of alcohol abuse in men with depression and suicide in women: A cross-sectional community-based study in Chennai, India

Adyya Gupta, Bavani Priya, Joseph Williams, Mona Sharma, Ruby Gupta, Dilip Kumar Jha, Shah Ebrahim, Preet K. Dhillon

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessment of the Chinese Resident Health Literacy Scale in a population-based sample in South China

Minxue Shen, Ming Hu, Siyun Liu, Yan Chang, Zhenqiu Sun

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The influence of aerobic fitness on obesity and its parent-offspring correlations in a cross-sectional study among German families

Ronja Foraita, Mirko Brandes, Frauke Günther, Karin Bammann, Iris Pigeot, Wolfgang Ahrens

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Optimizing strategies for population-based chlamydia infection screening among young women: an age-structured system dynamics approach

Yu Teng, Nan Kong, Wanzhu Tu

01.12.2015 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The stigmatization dilemma in public health policy-the case of MRSA in Denmark

Thomas Ploug, Søren Holm, Mickey Gjerris

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Vitamin D status among adults in Germany – results from the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)

Martina Rabenberg, Christa Scheidt-Nave, Markus A. Busch, Nina Rieckmann, Birte Hintzpeter, Gert B.M. Mensink

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Employers’ views on the promotion of workplace health and wellbeing: a qualitative study

Melanie Pescud, Renee Teal, Trevor Shilton, Terry Slevin, Melissa Ledger, Pippa Waterworth, Michael Rosenberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Understanding the complex interplay of barriers to physical activity amongst black and minority ethnic groups in the United Kingdom: a qualitative synthesis using meta-ethnography

Sejlo A. Koshoedo, Virginia A. Paul-Ebhohimhen, Ruth G. Jepson, Margaret C. Watson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Balancing expectations amidst limitations: the dynamics of food decision-making in rural Kerala

Meena Daivadanam, Rolf Wahlström, K.R. Thankappan, T.K. Sundari Ravindran

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Parental weight changes as key predictors of child weight changes

Helen Andriani, Chu-Yung Liao, Hsien-Wen Kuo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Diarrhoea and smoking: an analysis of decades of observational data from Bangladesh

Sumon Kumar Das, Mohammod Jobayer Chisti, A.M. Shamsir Ahmed, Mohammad Abdul Malek, Shahnawaz Ahmed, K.M. Shahunja, Farzana Ferdous, Fahmida Dil Farzana, Jui Das, Aminur Rahman, Abdullah Al Mamun, Abu Syed Golam Faruque

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Physical activity promotion in the primary care setting in pre- and type 2 diabetes - the Sophia step study, an RCT

Jenny Rossen, Agneta Yngve, Maria Hagströmer, Kerstin Brismar, Barbara E. Ainsworth, Christina Iskull, Peter Möller, Unn-Britt Johansson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A longitudinal study on determinants of the intention to start smoking among Non-smoking boys and girls of high and low socioeconomic status

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

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Participation in modified sports programs: a longitudinal study of children’s transition to club sport competition

Rochelle M. Eime, Meghan M. Casey, Jack T. Harvey, Melanie J. Charity, Janet A. Young, Warren R. Payne

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Improved stove interventions to reduce household air pollution in low and middle income countries: a descriptive systematic review

Emma Thomas, Kremlin Wickramasinghe, Shanthi Mendis, Nia Roberts, Charlie Foster

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Chlamydia trachomatis testing among young people: what is the role of stigma?

Kevin A. T. M Theunissen, Arjan E. R. Bos, Christian J. P. A. Hoebe, Gerjo Kok, Stan Vluggen, Rik Crutzen, Nicole H. T. M. Dukers-Muijrers

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Translational research: are community-based child obesity treatment programs scalable?

Louise L. Hardy, Seema Mihrshahi, Joanne Gale, Binh Nguyen, Louise A. Baur, Blythe J. O’Hara

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Parental academic involvement in adolescence as predictor of mental health trajectories over the life course: a prospective population-based cohort study

Hugo Westerlund, Kristiina Rajaleid, Pekka Virtanen, Per E. Gustafsson, Tapio Nummi, Anne Hammarström

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Attitudes and avatars instrument: development and initial testing

Annmarie A. Lyles, Susan K. Riesch, Roger L. Brown