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BMC Public Health

BMC Public Health 1/2017

Ausgabe 1/2017

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 915 Artikel )

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Identifying mechanisms for facilitating knowledge to action strategies targeting the built environment

Ghazal S. Fazli, Maria I. Creatore, Flora I. Matheson, Sara Guilcher, Vered Kaufman-Shriqui, Heather Manson, Ashley Johns, Gillian L. Booth

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Longitudinal associations between built environment characteristics and changes in active commuting

Lin Yang, Simon Griffin, Kay-Tee Khaw, Nick Wareham, Jenna Panter

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects on alcohol use of a Swedish school-based prevention program for early adolescents: a longitudinal study

Linda Beckman, Mikael Svensson, Susanna Geidne, Charli Eriksson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Social network correlates of HIV risk-related behaviors among male migrants in China

Wenqing Wang, Kathryn E. Muessig

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with male involvement in reproductive care in Bangladesh

Ghose Bishwajit, Shangfeng Tang, Sanni Yaya, Seydou Ide, Hang Fu, Manli Wang, Zhifei He, Feng Da, Zhanchun Feng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A cross-sectional analysis of green space prevalence and mental wellbeing in England

Victoria Houlden, Scott Weich, Stephen Jarvis

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of a mutual recovery intervention on mental health in depressed elderly community-dwelling adults: a pilot study

Chao Wang, Yujie Hua, Hua Fu, Longfeng Cheng, Wen Qian, Junyang Liu, Paul Crawford, Junming Dai

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Can psychosocial and socio-demographic questions help identify sexual risk among heterosexually-active women of reproductive age? Evidence from Britain’s third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)

Natalie Edelman, Jackie A. Cassell, Richard de Visser, Philip Prah, Catherine H. Mercer

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A cluster-randomised controlled trial to promote physical activity in adolescents: the Raising Awareness of Physical Activity (RAW-PA) Study

Nicola D. Ridgers, Anna Timperio, Helen Brown, Kylie Ball, Susie Macfarlane, Samuel K. Lai, Kara Richards, Winsfred Ngan, Jo Salmon

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Addressing health inequities in Ontario, Canada: what solutions do the public support?

Maritt Kirst, Ketan Shankardass, Sonica Singhal, Aisha Lofters, Carles Muntaner, Carlos Quiñonez

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Childhood temperament predictors of adolescent physical activity

James A Janssen, Jacek Kolacz, Lilly Shanahan, Meghan J. Gangel, Susan D. Calkins, Susan P. Keane, Laurie Wideman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Body weight status of school adolescents in Terengganu, Malaysia: a population baseline study

Aryati Ahmad, Nurzaime Zulaily, Nor Saidah Abdul Manan, Mohd Razif Shahril, Sharifah Wajihah Wafa Syed Saadun Tarek Wafa, Rahmah Mohd Amin, Engku Fadzli Hasan Syed Abdullah, Amran Ahmed

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A PROgramme of Lifestyle Intervention in Families for Cardiovascular risk reduction (PROLIFIC Study): design and rationale of a family based randomized controlled trial in individuals with family history of premature coronary heart disease

Panniyammakal Jeemon, S. Harikrishnan, G. Sanjay, Sivasankaran Sivasubramonian, T. R. Lekha, Sandosh Padmanabhan, Nikhil Tandon, Dorairaj Prabhakaran

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An evaluation of outdoor school environments to promote physical activity in Delhi, India

Samiksha Tarun, Monika Arora, Tina Rawal, Sara E. Benjamin Neelon

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Disposal of children’s stools and its association with childhood diarrhea in India

Rahul Bawankule, Abhishek Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, Sarang Pedgaonkar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Active travel to non-school destinations but not to school is associated with higher physical activity levels in an ethnically diverse sample of inner-city schoolchildren

Lee Smith, Daniel Aggio, Mark Hamer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Working conditions and public health risks in slaughterhouses in western Kenya

Elizabeth Anne Jessie Cook, William Anson de Glanville, Lian Francesca Thomas, Samuel Kariuki, Barend Mark de Clare Bronsvoort, Eric Maurice Fèvre

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Short sickness absence and subsequent sickness absence due to mental disorders - a follow-up study among municipal employees

Hilla Sumanen, Olli Pietiläinen, Eero Lahelma, Ossi Rahkonen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Perceived barriers to achieving a healthy weight: a qualitative study using focus groups at public and private schools in Guatemala City

Luisa Madrigal, Inez Adams, Violeta Chacon, Joaquin Barnoya

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Negotiating multisectoral evidence: a qualitative study of knowledge exchange at the intersection of transport and public health

Cornelia Guell, Roger Mackett, David Ogilvie

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Norwegian Healthy Life Study: protocol for a pragmatic RCT with longitudinal follow-up on physical activity and diet for adults

Eirik Abildsnes, Eivind Meland, Thomas Mildestvedt, Tonje H. Stea, Sveinung Berntsen, Gro Beate Samdal

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Marijuana use and sex with multiple partners among lesbian, gay and bisexual youth: results from a national sample

Xiaoyun Zhang, Li-Tzy Wu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of a school-based intervention on active commuting to school and health-related fitness

Emilio Villa-González, Jonatan R. Ruiz, Jason A. Mendoza, Palma Chillón

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An objective and cross-sectional examination of sun-safe behaviours in New South Wales primary schools

Dean A. Dudley, Wayne G. Cotton, Matthew J. Winslade, Bradley J. Wright, Kirsten S. Jackson, Alexandra M. Brown, Vanessa Rock

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Collaboration between employers and occupational health service providers: a systematic review of key characteristics

Jaana I. Halonen, Salla Atkins, Hanna Hakulinen, Sanna Pesonen, Jukka Uitti

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A mixed methods study to assess the effectiveness of food-based interventions to prevent stunting among children under-five years in Districts Thatta and Sujawal, Sindh Province, Pakistan: study protocol

Sumra Kureishy, Gul Nawaz Khan, Shabina Arrif, Khizar Ashraf, Angela Cespedes, Muhammad Atif Habib, Imtiaz Hussain, Asmat Ullah, Ali Turab, Imran Ahmed, Shehla Zaidi, Sajid Bashir Soofi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A large and persistent outbreak of typhoid fever caused by consuming contaminated water and street-vended beverages: Kampala, Uganda, January – June 2015

Steven Ndugwa Kabwama, Lilian Bulage, Fred Nsubuga, Gerald Pande, David Were Oguttu, Richardson Mafigiri, Christine Kihembo, Benon Kwesiga, Ben Masiira, Allen Eva Okullo, Henry Kajumbula, Joseph Matovu, Issa Makumbi, Milton Wetaka, Sam Kasozi, Simon Kyazze, Melissa Dahlke, Peter Hughes, Juliet Nsimire Sendagala, Monica Musenero, Immaculate Nabukenya, Vincent R. Hill, Eric Mintz, Janell Routh, Gerardo Gómez, Amelia Bicknese, Bao-Ping Zhu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Misperception of weight status in the pacific: preliminary findings in rural and urban 11- to 16-year-olds of New Caledonia

Stéphane Frayon, Sophie Cherrier, Yolande Cavaloc, Guillaume Wattelez, Amandine Touitou, Paul Zongo, Kalina Yacef, Corinne Caillaud, Yannick Lerrant, Olivier Galy

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Estimating direct effects of parental occupation on Spaniards’ health by birth cohort

Jaime Pinilla, Beatriz G. Lopez-Valcarcel, Rosa M. Urbanos-Garrido

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Lifestyle factors associated with obesity in a cohort of males in the central province of Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional descriptive study

N. W. I. A. Jayawardana, W. A. T. A. Jayalath, W. M. T. Madhujith, U. Ralapanawa, R. S. Jayasekera, S. A. S. B. Alagiyawanna, A. M. K. R. Bandara, N. S. Kalupahana

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Study protocol for “MOVEdiabetes”: a trial to promote physical activity for adults with type 2 diabetes in primary health care in Oman

Thamra S. Alghafri, Saud M. Alharthi, Yahya M. Al-Farsi, Angela M. Craigie, Maureen Mcleod, Annie S. Anderson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

What do we know about the effects of exposure to ‘Low alcohol’ and equivalent product labelling on the amounts of alcohol, food and tobacco people select and consume? A systematic review

Ian Shemilt, Vivien Hendry, Theresa M. Marteau

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of the health literacy on social determinants of health questionnaire in Japanese adults

Masayoshi Matsumoto, Kazuhiro Nakayama

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Study Protocol: The Norfolk Diabetes Prevention Study [NDPS]: a 46 month multi - centre, randomised, controlled parallel group trial of a lifestyle intervention [with or without additional support from lay lifestyle mentors with Type 2 diabetes] to prevent transition to Type 2 diabetes in high risk groups with non - diabetic hyperglycaemia, or impaired fasting glucose

Melanie Pascale, Nikki Murray, Max Bachmann, Garry Barton, Allan Clark, Amanda Howe, Colin Greaves, Mike Sampson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Computerized alcohol screening identified more at-risk drinkers in a level 2 than a level 1 trauma center

Ghasem Imani, Cristobal Barrios, Craig L. Anderson, Maryam Hosseini Farahabadi, Faried Banimahd, Bharath Chakravarthy, Wirachin Hoonpongsimanont, Christopher E. McCoy, Georginne Mercado, Babak Farivar, Jacqueline K. Pham, Shahram Lotfipour

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The relationship between hours of sleep, screen time and frequency of food and drink consumption in Spain in the 2011 and 2013 ALADINO: a cross-sectional study

Napoleón Pérez-Farinós, Carmen Villar-Villalba, Ana María López Sobaler, María Ángeles Dal Re Saavedra, Aránzazu Aparicio, Sara Santos Sanz, Teresa Robledo de Dios, José Javier Castrodeza-Sanz, Rosa María Ortega Anta

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Demographic profile and pattern of fatal injuries in Nairobi, Kenya, January–June 2014

Gladwell Koku Gathecha, Wilfred Mwai Githinji, Alfred Karagu Maina

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Will they lead by example? Assessment of vaccination rates and attitudes to human papilloma virus in millennial medical students

Nelia M. Afonso, Maurice J. Kavanagh, Stephanie M. Swanberg, Jeanne M. Schulte, Tracy Wunderlich, Victoria C. Lucia

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cardiovascular disease risk factors in a Nigerian population with impaired fasting blood glucose level and diabetes mellitus

Victor M. Oguoma, Ezekiel U. Nwose, Ifeoma I. Ulasi, Adeseye A. Akintunde, Ekene E. Chukwukelu, Phillip T. Bwititi, Ross S. Richards, Timothy C. Skinner

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sun protection to improve vaccine effectiveness in children in a high ambient ultraviolet radiation and rural environment: an intervention study

Caradee Y. Wright, Patricia N. Albers, Angela Mathee, Zamantimande Kunene, Catherine D’Este, Ashwin Swaminathan, Robyn M. Lucas

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk factors for mortality in TB patients: a 10-year electronic record review in a South African province

J Christo Heunis, N Gladys Kigozi, Perpetual Chikobvu, Sonja Botha, HCJ Dingie van Rensburg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Body image satisfaction and weight concerns among a Mediterranean adult population

Maria del Mar Bibiloni, Josep Ll Coll, Jordi Pich, Antoni Pons, Josep A. Tur

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Food safety knowledge, attitudes and practices of institutional food-handlers in Ghana

Fortune Akabanda, Eli Hope Hlortsi, James Owusu-Kwarteng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluating the effectiveness of an empowerment program for self-care in type 2 diabetes: a cluster randomized trial

Daniel Nogueira Cortez, Maísa Mara Lopes Macedo, Débora Aparecida Silva Souza, Jéssica Caroline dos Santos, Gesana Sousa Afonso, Ilka Afonso Reis, Heloísa de Carvalho Torres

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Indoor and outdoor PM10 levels at schools located near mine dumps in Gauteng and North West Provinces, South Africa

Vusumuzi Nkosi, Janine Wichmann, Kuku Voyi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Metabolic syndrome and depressive symptoms among rural Northeast general population in China

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Poor dietary diversity, wealth status and use of un-iodized salt are associated with goiter among school children: a cross-sectional study in Ethiopia

Zegeye Abebe, Ejigu Gebeye, Amare Tariku

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Disposal practices of unused and expired pharmaceuticals among general public in Kabul

Mohammad Bashaar, Vijay Thawani, Mohamed Azmi Hassali, Fahad Saleem

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A comparative assessment of major international disasters: the need for exposure assessment, systematic emergency preparedness, and lifetime health care

Roberto G. Lucchini, Dana Hashim, Sushma Acquilla, Angela Basanets, Pier Alberto Bertazzi, Andrey Bushmanov, Michael Crane, Denise J. Harrison, William Holden, Philip J. Landrigan, Benjamin J. Luft, Paolo Mocarelli, Nailya Mazitova, James Melius, Jacqueline M. Moline, Koji Mori, David Prezant, Joan Reibman, Dori B. Reissman, Alexander Stazharau, Ken Takahashi, Iris G. Udasin, Andrew C. Todd

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How did the public respond to the 2015 expert consensus public health guidance statement on workplace sedentary behaviour? A qualitative analysis

Benjamin Gardner, Lee Smith, Louise Mansfield

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of the YourCall™ text message intervention to reduce harmful drinking in patients discharged from trauma wards: protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Shanthi Ameratunga, Bridget Kool, Sarah Sharpe, Papaarangi Reid, Arier Lee, Ian Civil, Gordon Smith, Vanessa Thornton, Matthew Walker, Robyn Whittaker

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A cost-analysis of complex workplace nutrition education and environmental dietary modification interventions

Sarah Fitzgerald, Ann Kirby, Aileen Murphy, Fiona Geaney, Ivan J. Perry

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Methods and design of a 10-week multi-component family meals intervention: a two group quasi-experimental effectiveness trial

Catherine Rogers, Sarah E. Anderson, Jamie S. Dollahite, Tisa F. Hill, Chris Holloman, Carla K. Miller, Keeley J. Pratt, Carolyn Gunther

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors affecting evidence-use in food policy-making processes in health and agriculture in Fiji

Gade Waqa, Colin Bell, Wendy Snowdon, Marj Moodie

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Short- and long-term effectiveness of a three-month individualized need-supportive physical activity counseling intervention at the workplace

Anass Arrogi, Astrid Schotte, An Bogaerts, Filip Boen, Jan Seghers

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with infant mortality in Nepal: a comparative analysis of Nepal demographic and health surveys (NDHS) 2006 and 2011

Reeta Lamichhane, Yun Zhao, Susan Paudel, Emmanuel O. Adewuyi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Lifestyle behaviours associated with 5-year weight gain in a prospective cohort of Australian adults aged 26-36 years at baseline

Kylie J. Smith, Seana L. Gall, Sarah A. McNaughton, Verity J. Cleland, Petr Otahal, Terence Dwyer, Alison J. Venn

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Alcohol management plans in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) Australian communities in Queensland: community residents have experienced favourable impacts but also suffered unfavourable ones

Alan R. Clough, Stephen A. Margolis, Adrian Miller, Anthony Shakeshaft, Christopher M. Doran, Robyn McDermott, Robert Sanson-Fisher, Valmae Ypinazar, David Martin, Jan A. Robertson, Michelle S. Fitts, Katrina Bird, Bronwyn Honorato, Simon Towle, Caryn West

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychological, social, and mechanical work exposures and disability retirement: a prospective registry study

Jan S. Emberland, Morten Birkeland Nielsen, Stein Knardahl

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Nutritional status among primary school children in rural Sri Lanka; a public health challenge for a country with high child health standards

N. P. G. C. R. Naotunna, M. Dayarathna, H. Maheshi, G. S. Amarasinghe, V. S. Kithmini, M. Rathnayaka, L. Premachandra, N. Premarathna, P. C. Rajasinghe, G. Wijewardana, T. C. Agampodi, S. B. Agampodi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Multiple lifestyle behaviours and mortality, findings from a large population-based Norwegian cohort study - The HUNT Study

Steinar Krokstad, Ding Ding, Anne C. Grunseit, Erik R. Sund, Turid Lingaas Holmen, Vegar Rangul, Adrian Bauman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Physical activity levels and associated socio-demographic factors in Bangladeshi adults: a cross-sectional study

Mohammad Moniruzzaman, M. S. A. Mansur Ahmed, Mohammad Mostafa Zaman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Local mandate improves equity of paid sick leave coverage: Seattle’s experience

Jennifer L. Romich

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in a farm worker community in the Boland district, South Africa

Maritza J. Kruger, Theo A. Nell

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cause of neonatal deaths in Northern Ethiopia: a prospective cohort study

Hayelom Gebrekirstos Mengesha, Berhe W. Sahle

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Using nudging and social marketing techniques to create healthy worksite cafeterias in the Netherlands: intervention development and study design

Elizabeth Velema, Ellis L. Vyth, Ingrid H. M. Steenhuis

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and factors associated with hypertension in Burkina Faso: a countrywide cross-sectional study

Joseph Kouesyandé Soubeiga, Tieba Millogo, Brice W. Bicaba, Boukare Doulougou, Séni Kouanda

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A possible dose–response association between distance to farmers’ markets and roadside produce stands, frequency of shopping, fruit and vegetable consumption, and body mass index among customers in the Southern United States

Stephanie B. Jilcott Pitts, Jedediah Hinkley, Qiang Wu, Jared T. McGuirt, Mary Jane Lyonnais, Ann P. Rafferty, Olivia R. Whitt, Nancy Winterbauer, Lisa Phillips

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Spatiotemporal epidemic characteristics and risk factor analysis of malaria in Yunnan Province, China

Dongyang Yang, Chengdong Xu, Jinfeng Wang, Yong Zhao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cumulative exposure to shift work and sickness absence: associations in a five-year historic cohort

Alwin van Drongelen, Cécile R.L. Boot, Hynek Hlobil, Allard J. van der Beek, Tjabe Smid

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Determinants of quality of shared sanitation facilities in informal settlements: case study of Kisumu, Kenya

Sheillah Simiyu, Mark Swilling, Sandy Cairncross, Richard Rheingans

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of birthplace and educational attainment on induced abortion inequalities

Yolanda González-Rábago, Elena Rodriguez-Alvarez, Luisa N. Borrell, Unai Martín

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The social determinants of tuberculosis treatment adherence in a remote region of Papua New Guinea

Tanya Diefenbach-Elstob, David Plummer, Robert Dowi, Sinba Wamagi, Bisato Gula, Keyanato Siwaeya, Daniel Pelowa, Peter Siba, Jeffrey Warner

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The prevalence trend of metabolic syndrome and its components and risk factors in Korean adults: results from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2008–2013

Binh Thang Tran, Bo Yoon Jeong, Jin-Kyoung Oh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Socioeconomic inequality of overweight and obesity of the elderly in Iran: Bushehr Elderly Health (BEH) Program

Alireza Raeisi, Mohammadbagher Mehboudi, Hossein Darabi, Iraj Nabipour, Bagher Larijani, Neda Mehrdad, Ramin Heshmat, Gita Shafiee, Farshad Sharifi, Afshin Ostovar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Stochastic agent-based modeling of tuberculosis in Canadian Indigenous communities

Ashleigh R. Tuite, Victor Gallant, Elaine Randell, Annie-Claude Bourgeois, Amy L. Greer

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A randomized-controlled trial focusing on socio-economic status for promoting vegetable intake among adults using a web-based nutrition intervention programme: study protocol

Saki Nakamura, Takayo Inayama, Takashi Arao

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluating a multicomponent social behaviour change communication strategy to reduce intimate partner violence among married couples: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial in Nepal

Cari Jo Clark, Rachael A. Spencer, Binita Shrestha, Gemma Ferguson, J. Michael Oakes, Jhumka Gupta

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An audit of the quality of online immunisation information available to Australian parents

K. E. Wiley, M. Steffens, N. Berry, J. Leask

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of the Good Start Program: a healthy eating and physical activity intervention for Maori and Pacific Islander children living in Queensland, Australia

Seema Mihrshahi, Lisa Vaughan, Nicola Fa’avale, Shreenika De Silva Weliange, Inez Manu-Sione, Lisa Schubert

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Innovation contests to promote sexual health in china: a qualitative evaluation

Wei Zhang, David Schaffer, Lai Sze Tso, Songyuan Tang, Weiming Tang, Shujie Huang, Bin Yang, Joseph D. Tucker

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A 3-Arm randomised controlled trial of Communicating Healthy Beginnings Advice by Telephone (CHAT) to mothers with infants to prevent childhood obesity

Li Ming Wen, Chris Rissel, Louise A. Baur, Alison J. Hayes, Huilan Xu, Anna Whelan, Myna Hua, Miranda Shaw, Philayrath Phongsavan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reducing sedentary time in adults at risk of type 2 diabetes: process evaluation of the STAND (Sedentary Time ANd Diabetes) RCT

Stuart J. H. Biddle, Charlotte L. Edwardson, Trish Gorely, Emma G. Wilmot, Thomas Yates, Myra A. Nimmo, Kamlesh Khunti, Melanie J. Davies

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The unhealthy food environment does not modify the association between obesity and participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in Los Angeles County

M. Pia Chaparro, Gail G. Harrison, May C. Wang, Edmund Y. W. Seto, Anne R. Pebley

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between midlife health behaviours and transitions out of employment from midlife to early old age: Whitehall II cohort study

Gareth Hagger-Johnson, Ewan Carr, Emily Murray, Stephen Stansfeld, Nicola Shelton, Mai Stafford, Jenny Head

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Associations between access to alcohol outlets and alcohol intake and depressive symptoms in women from socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Australia

Karen E. Lamb, Lukar E. Thornton, Megan Teychenne, Catherine Milte, Ester Cerin, Kylie Ball

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Community-based health care is an essential component of a resilient health system: evidence from Ebola outbreak in Liberia

Kendra Siekmans, Salim Sohani, Tamba Boima, Florence Koffa, Luay Basil, Saïd Laaziz

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Lessons learned from the London Exercise and Pregnant (LEAP) Smokers randomised controlled trial process evaluation: implications for the design of physical activity for smoking cessation interventions during pregnancy

Nikoletta Giatras, Elisabeth Wanninkhof, Miranda Leontowitsch, Beth Lewis, Adrian Taylor, Sue Cooper, Michael Ussher

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessment of the ecological bias of seven aggregate social deprivation indices

Josephine Bryere, Carole Pornet, Nane Copin, Ludivine Launay, Gaëlle Gusto, Pascale Grosclaude, Cyrille Delpierre, Thierry Lang, Olivier Lantieri, Olivier Dejardin, Guy Launoy

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Tobacco smoking policies in Australian alcohol and other drug treatment services, agreement between staff awareness and the written policy document

Eliza Skelton, Billie Bonevski, Flora Tzelepis, Anthony Shakeshaft, Ashleigh Guillaumier, Adrian Dunlop, Sam McCrabb, Kerrin Palazzi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages: impact on overweight and obesity in Germany

Falk Schwendicke, Michael Stolpe

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Developing a practice guideline for the occupational health services by using a community of practice approach: a process evaluation of the development process

Lydia Kwak, Charlotte Wåhlin, Kjerstin Stigmar, Irene Jensen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exposure to hepatitis C virus in homeless men in Central Brazil: a cross-sectional study

Priscilla Martins Ferreira, Rafael Alves Guimarães, Christiane Moreira Souza, Lara Cristina da Cunha Guimarães, Cleiciane Vieira de Lima Barros, Karlla Antonieta Amorim Caetano, Giovanni Rezza, Lila Spadoni, Sandra Maria Brunini

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychosocial work factors and social inequalities in psychological distress: a population-based study

Caroline S. Duchaine, Ruth Ndjaboué, Manon Levesque, Michel Vézina, Xavier Trudel, Mahée Gilbert-Ouimet, Clermont E. Dionne, Benoît Mâsse, Neil Pearce, Chantal Brisson

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of breakfast on short-term cognitive function among Chinese white-collar workers: protocol for a three-phase crossover study

Zhenchuang Tang, Na Zhang, Ailing Liu, Dechun Luan, Yong Zhao, Chao Song, Guansheng Ma

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A description of interventions promoting healthier ready-to-eat meals (to eat in, to take away, or to be delivered) sold by specific food outlets in England: a systematic mapping and evidence synthesis

Frances C. Hillier-Brown, Carolyn D. Summerbell, Helen J. Moore, Wendy L. Wrieden, Jean Adams, Charles Abraham, Ashley Adamson, Vera Araújo-Soares, Martin White, Amelia A. Lake

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sedentary behavior among Spanish children and adolescents: findings from the ANIBES study

Juan Mielgo-Ayuso, Raquel Aparicio-Ugarriza, Adrian Castillo, Emma Ruiz, Jose M. Avila, Javier Aranceta-Bartrina, Angel Gil, Rosa M. Ortega, Lluis Serra-Majem, Gregorio Varela-Moreiras, Marcela González-Gross

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of community health volunteers on infectious diseases of children under five in Volta Region, Ghana: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial

Yeonji Ma, Heunghee Kim, Yinseo Cho, Jaeeun Lee, Joseph Kwami Degley, Abdul-Ghaffa Adam, Gyuhong Lee, Hoonsang Lee, Seungman Cha

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of proximity of thermoelectric power plants on bronchial obstructive crisis rates

Tamara Ugarte-Avilés, Carlos Manterola, Ricardo Cartes-Velásquez, Tamara Otzen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

One size doesn’t fit all: cross-sectional associations between neighborhood walkability, crime and physical activity depends on age and sex of residents

Andrea S. Richardson, Wendy M. Troxel, Madhumita B. Ghosh-Dastidar, Robin Beckman, Gerald P. Hunter, Amy S. DeSantis, Natalie Colabianchi, Tamara Dubowitz

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Secondhand smoke exposure at home among middle and high school students in the United States – does the type of tobacco product matter?

Florian Fischer, Alexander Kraemer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of acute diarrhea among children younger than five years old in Jabithennan District, Northwest Ethiopia, 2014

Zelalem Alamrew Anteneh, Kassawmar Andargie, Molalign Tarekegn

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A two-site, two-arm, 34-week, double-blind, parallel-group, randomized controlled trial of reduced nicotine cigarettes in smokers with mood and/or anxiety disorders: trial design and protocol

Sophia I. Allen, Jonathan Foulds, Gladys N. Pachas, Susan Veldheer, Corinne Cather, Nour Azzouz, Shari Hrabovsky, Ahmad Hameed, Jessica Yingst, Erin Hammett, Jennifer Modesto, Nicolle M. Krebs, Junjia Zhu, Jason Liao, Joshua E. Muscat, John Richie, A. Eden Evins

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and trends of metabolic syndrome among adults in the asia-pacific region: a systematic review

P. Ranasinghe, Y. Mathangasinghe, R. Jayawardena, A. P. Hills, A. Misra

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clustering of risk-related modifiable behaviours and their association with overweight and obesity among a large sample of youth in the COMPASS study

Rachel E. Laxer, Ross C. Brownson, Joel A. Dubin, Martin Cooke, Ashok Chaurasia, Scott T. Leatherdale

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An appraisal of the neglected tropical diseases control program in Cameroon: the case of the national program against onchocerciasis

Tsi Njim, Leopold Ndemnge Aminde

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Motivators of couple HIV counseling and testing (CHCT) uptake in a rural setting in Uganda

Victoria Nannozi, Eric Wobudeya, Nicholas Matsiko, Jacqueline Gahagan

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

OPREVENT2: Design of a multi-institutional intervention for obesity control and prevention for American Indian adults

Joel Gittelsohn, Brittany Jock, Leslie Redmond, Sheila Fleischhacker, Thomas Eckmann, Sara N. Bleich, Hong Loh, Elizabeth Ogburn, Preety Gadhoke, Jacqueline Swartz, Marla Pardilla, Benjamin Caballero

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of a vaccine scare on parental views, trust and information needs: a qualitative study in Sydney, Australia

Catherine King, Julie Leask

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Noise exposure in occupational setting associated with elevated blood pressure in China

Shuchang Chen, Yaqin Ni, Lei Zhang, Liya Kong, Luying Lu, Zhangping Yang, Luoxian Yang, Xuhui Zhang, Yimin Zhu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Objectively measured sedentary behaviour and moderate and vigorous physical activity in different school subjects: a cross-sectional study

Kerli Mooses, Katrin Mägi, Eva-Maria Riso, Maarja Kalma, Priit Kaasik, Merike Kull

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of out-of-pocket payments for dental care on household finances in low and middle income countries

Eduardo Bernabé, Mohd Masood, Marko Vujicic

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Children with access to improved sanitation but not improved water are at lower risk of stunting compared to children without access: a cohort study in Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Vietnam

Kirk A. Dearden, Whitney Schott, Benjamin T. Crookston, Debbie L. Humphries, Mary E. Penny, Jere R. Behrman, The Young Lives Determinants and Consequences of Child Growth Project Team

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Family meals with young children: an online study of family mealtime characteristics, among Australian families with children aged six months to six years

Eloise-kate V. Litterbach, Karen J. Campbell, Alison C. Spence

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Improving heart health among Black/African American women using civic engagement: a pilot study

Alison G. M. Brown, Linda B. Hudson, Kenneth Chui, Nesly Metayer, Namibia Lebron-Torres, Rebecca A. Seguin, Sara C. Folta

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Monitoring travellers from Ebola-affected countries in New South Wales, Australia: what is the impact on travellers?

Jocelyn Chan, Mahomed Patel, Sean Tobin, Vicky Sheppeard

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Physical and mental health functioning after all-cause and diagnosis-specific sickness absence: a register-linkage follow-up study among ageing employees

Minna Mänty, Tea Lallukka, Jouni Lahti, Olli Pietiläinen, Mikko Laaksonen, Eero Lahelma, Ossi Rahkonen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Older people’s adherence to community-based group exercise programmes: a multiple-case study

Clare Killingback, Fotini Tsofliou, Carol Clark

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Associations of multicultural status with depressive mood and suicidality among Korean adolescents: the roles of parental country of birth and socioeconomic position

Jinwook Bahk, Agnus M. Kim, Young-Ho Khang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of social capital in explaining mental health inequalities between immigrants and Swedish-born: a population-based cross-sectional study

Charisse M. Johnson, Mikael Rostila, Anna C. Svensson, Karin Engström

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

VIA/VILI is more suitable for cervical cancer prevention in Chinese poverty-stricken region: a health economic evaluation

Yu Xie, Xiaodong Tan, Haiyan Shao, Qing Liu, Jiyu Tou, Yuling Zhang, Qiong Luo, Qunying Xiang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Changes in leisure-time physical activity among Brazilian pregnant women: comparison between two birth cohort studies (2004 – 2015)

Carolina de Vargas Nunes Coll, Marlos Rodrigues Domingues, Pedro Curi Hallal, Inácio Crochemore Mohnsam da Silva, Diego Garcia Bassani, Alicia Matijasevich, Aluísio Barros, Iná S. Santos, Andréa Dâmaso Bertoldi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of a theory and evidence-based program to promote community treatment of fevers in children under five in a rural district in Southern Ghana: An intervention mapping approach

Mercy Abbey, L. Kay Bartholomew, Margaret A. Chinbuah, Margaret Gyapong, John O. Gyapong, Bart van den Borne

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risky HIV sexual behavior and utilization of voluntary counseling and HIV testing and associated factors among undergraduate students in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Desalegn Woldeyohannes, Yehenew Asmamaw, Solomon Sisay, Werissaw Hailesselassie, Kidist Birmeta, Zinaye Tekeste

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Attitudes towards gambling, gambling participation, and gambling-related harm: cross-sectional Finnish population studies in 2011 and 2015

Anne H. Salonen, Hannu Alho, Sari Castrén

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Alcohol consumers’ attention to warning labels and brand information on alcohol packaging: Findings from cross-sectional and experimental studies

Inge Kersbergen, Matt Field

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Beliefs and perception of ill-health causation: a socio-cultural qualitative study in rural North-Eastern Ethiopia

Mesfin H. Kahissay, Teferi G. Fenta, Heather Boon

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Snacks, beverages, and physical activity during volunteer-led out-of-school-time programs: a cross-sectional analysis

Christina D. Economos, Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, Alyssa H. Koomas, Grace Chan, Sara C. Folta, Julianne Heck, Molly Newman, Jennifer M. Sacheck

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and geographic variation of abdominal obesity in 7- and 9-year-old children in Greece; World Health Organization Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative 2010

Maria Hassapidou, Themistoklis Tzotzas, Evangelia Makri, Ioannis Pagkalos, Ioannis Kaklamanos, Efthymios Kapantais, Annet Abrahamian, Antonis Polymeris, Konstantinos Tziomalos

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Performance of a subsidised mammographic screening programme in Malaysia, a middle-income Asian country

Marianne Lee, Shivaani Mariapun, Nadia Rajaram, Soo-Hwang Teo, Cheng-Har Yip

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health-endangering everyday settings and practices in a rural segregated Roma settlement in Slovakia: A descriptive summary from an exploratory longitudinal case study

Andrej Belak, Andrea Madarasova Geckova, Jitse P. van Dijk, Sijmen A. Reijneveld

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The English national cohort study of flooding and health: cross-sectional analysis of mental health outcomes at year one

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Demography, maternal health and the epidemiology of malaria and other major infectious diseases in the rural department Tsamba-Magotsi, Ngounie Province, in central African Gabon

R. Zoleko Manego, G. Mombo-Ngoma, M. Witte, J. Held, M. Gmeiner, T. Gebru, B. Tazemda, J. Mischlinger, M. Groger, B. Lell, A. A. Adegnika, S. T. Agnandji, P. G. Kremsner, B. Mordmüller, M. Ramharter, P. B. Matsiegui

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Improving case detection of tuberculosis among children in Bangladesh: lessons learned through an implementation research

Ziaul Islam, Kazi Istiaque Sanin, Tahmeed Ahmed

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

‘Foreigners’, ‘ethnic minorities’, and ‘non-Western allochtoons’: an analysis of the development of ‘ethnicity’ in health policy in the Netherlands from 1970 to 2015

Alana Helberg-Proctor, Agnes Meershoek, Anja Krumeich, Klasien Horstman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

White rice intake and incidence of type-2 diabetes: analysis of two prospective cohort studies from Iran

Asieh Golozar, Davood Khalili, Arash Etemadi, Hossein Poustchi, Akbar Fazeltabar, Firoozeh Hosseini, Farin Kamangar, Masoud Khoshnia, Farhad Islami, Farzad Hadaegh, Paul Brennan, Paolo Boffetta, Christian C. Abnet, Sanford M. Dawsey, Fereidoun Azizi, Reza Malekzadeh, Goodarz Danaei

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Delaying first birth: an analysis of household survey data from rural Southern Tanzania

Yovitha Sedekia, Rose Nathan, Kathryn Church, Silas Temu, Claudia Hanson, Joanna Schellenberg, Tanya Marchant

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Stages of syphilis in South China – a multilevel analysis of early diagnosis

Ngai Sze Wong, Shujie Huang, Heping Zheng, Lei Chen, Peizhen Zhao, Joseph D. Tucker, Li Gang Yang, Beng Tin Goh, Bin Yang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Challenges and opportunities in establishing a collaborative multisite observational study of chronic diseases and lifestyle factors among adults in Puerto Rico

Josiemer Mattei, José F. Rodríguez-Orengo, Martha Tamez, Francheska Corujo, Aida Claudio, Héctor Villanueva, Hannia Campos, Walter C. Willett, Katherine L. Tucker, Carlos F. Ríos-Bedoya

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Developing mobile phone text messages for tobacco risk communication among college students: a mixed methods study

Alexander V. Prokhorov, Tamara C. Machado, Karen S. Calabro, Elizabeth A. Vanderwater, Damon J. Vidrine, Keryn P. Pasch, Salma K. Marani, Meredith Buchberg, Aditya Wagh, Sophia C. Russell, Katarzyna W. Czerniak, Gabrielle C. Botello, Mackenzie H. Dobbins, Georges E. Khalil, Cheryl L. Perry

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A study on the influence of internet addiction and online interpersonal influences on health-related quality of life in young Vietnamese

Bach Xuan Tran, Le Thi Huong, Nguyen Duc Hinh, Long Hoang Nguyen, Bao Nguyen Le, Vuong Minh Nong, Vu Thi Minh Thuc, Tran Dinh Tho, Carl Latkin, Melvyn WB Zhang, Roger CM Ho

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

HIV testing and prevention among foreign-born Men Who have Sex with Men: an online survey from Sweden

Susanne Strömdahl, Fredrik Liljeros, Anna Ekéus Thorson, Kristina Ingemarsdotter Persson, Birger C. Forsberg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The short-term health and psychosocial impacts of domestic energy efficiency investments in low-income areas: a controlled before and after study

Charlotte N. B. Grey, Shiyu Jiang, Christina Nascimento, Sarah E. Rodgers, Rhodri Johnson, Ronan A. Lyons, Wouter Poortinga

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of an organizational level participatory intervention in secondary vocational education on work-related health outcomes: results of a controlled trial

Roosmarijn M. C. Schelvis, Noortje M. Wiezer, Allard J. van der Beek, Jos W. R. Twisk, Ernst T. Bohlmeijer, Karen M. Oude Hengel

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Examination of youth sexual and reproductive health transitions in Nigeria and Kenya using longitudinal data

Ilene S. Speizer, David Guilkey, Lisa M. Calhoun, Meghan Corroon, Rick O’Hara

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Designing an optimal HIV programme for South Africa: Does the optimal package change when diminishing returns are considered?

Calvin Chiu, Leigh F. Johnson, Lise Jamieson, Bruce A. Larson, Gesine Meyer-Rath

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

What explains the socioeconomic status gap in activity? Educational differences in determinants of physical activity and screentime

Nelli Hankonen, Matti T. J. Heino, Emilia Kujala, Sini-Tuuli Hynynen, Pilvikki Absetz, Vera Araújo-Soares, Katja Borodulin, Ari Haukkala

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Recruitment strategies in a prospective longitudinal family study on parents with obesity and their toddlers

Sarah Bergmann, Anja Keitel-Korndörfer, Katharina Herfurth-Majstorovic, Verena Wendt, Annette M. Klein, Kai von Klitzing, Matthias Grube

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rubella in Sub-Saharan Africa and sensorineural hearing loss: a case control study

Cristina Caroça, Vera Vicente, Paula Campelo, Maria Chasqueira, Helena Caria, Susana Silva, Paulo Paixão, João Paço

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Diet, life-style and cardiovascular morbidity in the rural, free living population of Elafonisos island

Chris J. Kapelios, Ioannis Kyriazis, Ioannis Ioannidis, Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos, Erifili Hatziagelaki, Stavros Liatis, The PERSEAS Study Group

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cross-section analysis of coal workers’ pneumoconiosis and higher brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity within Kailuan study

Yao Zheng, Lirong Liang, Tianbang Qin, Guang Yang, Shasha An, Yang Wang, Zhifang Li, Zhongda Shao, Xiuping Zhu, Taicheng Yao, Shouling Wu, Jun Cai

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Local descriptive body weight and dietary norms, food availability, and 10-year change in glycosylated haemoglobin in an Australian population-based biomedical cohort

Suzanne J. Carroll, Catherine Paquet, Natasha J. Howard, Neil T. Coffee, Robert J. Adams, Anne W. Taylor, Theo Niyonsenga, Mark Daniel

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Higher mortality risk among injured individuals in a population-based matched cohort study

Rebecca J. Mitchell, Cate M. Cameron, Rod McClure

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Trends in obesity, overweight, and malnutrition among children and adolescents in Shenyang, China in 2010 and 2014: a multiple cross-sectional study

Lingling Zhai, Youdan Dong, Yinglong Bai, Wei Wei, Lihong Jia

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health economic evaluation of Human Papillomavirus vaccines in women from Venezuela by a lifetime Markov cohort model

Ariel Esteban Bardach, Osvaldo Ulises Garay, María Calderón, Andrés Pichón-Riviére, Federico Augustovski, Sebastián García Martí, Paula Cortiñas, Marino Gonzalez, Laura T. Naranjo, Jorge Alberto Gomez, Joaquín Enzo Caporale

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mental health of African asylum-seekers and refugees in Hong Kong: using the social determinants of health framework

William Chi Wai Wong, Sealing Cheung, Heidi Yin Hai Miu, Julie Chen, Kelley Ann Loper, Eleanor Holroyd

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Job demands and decision control predicted return to work: the rapid-RTW cohort study

Lise Aasen Haveraaen, Lisebet Skeie Skarpaas, Randi Wågø Aas

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Qualitative process evaluation of an Australian alcohol media literacy study: recommendations for designing culturally responsive school-based programs

Chloe S. Gordon, Lisa K. Kervin, Sandra C. Jones, Steven J. Howard

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Absence of multiplicative interactions between occupational lung carcinogens and tobacco smoking: a systematic review involving asbestos, crystalline silica and diesel engine exhaust emissions

Mohamad El Zoghbi, Pascale Salameh, Isabelle Stücker, Patrick Brochard, Fleur Delva, Aude Lacourt

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Questionnaire development and validity to measure sexual intention among youth in Malaysia

Noor Azimah Muhammad, Khadijah Shamsuddin, Rahmah Mohd Amin, Khairani Omar, Ramayah Thurasamy

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Pragmatic trial of an intervention to increase human papillomavirus vaccination in safety-net clinics

Maureen Sanderson, Juan R. Canedo, Dineo Khabele, Mary K. Fadden, Cynthia Harris, Katina Beard, Marilyn Burress, Helen Pinkerton, Cynthia Jackson, Tilicia Mayo-Gamble, Margaret K. Hargreaves, Pamela C. Hull

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Why do parents enrol in a childhood obesity management program?: a qualitative study with parents of overweight and obese children

Kamila Davidson, Helen Vidgen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Trends and causes of maternal mortality in Ethiopia during 1990–2013: findings from the Global Burden of Diseases study 2013

Gizachew Assefa Tessema, Caroline O. Laurence, Yohannes Adama Melaku, Awoke Misganaw, Sintayehu A. Woldie, Abiye Hiruye, Azmeraw T. Amare, Yihunie Lakew, Berihun M. Zeleke, Amare Deribew

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Understanding the role of intersectoral convergence in the delivery of essential maternal and child nutrition interventions in Odisha, India: a qualitative study

Sunny S. Kim, Rasmi Avula, Rajani Ved, Neha Kohli, Kavita Singh, Mara van den Bold, Suneetha Kadiyala, Purnima Menon

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A participatory supportive return to work program for workers without an employment contract, sick-listed due to a common mental disorder: an economic evaluation alongside a randomized controlled trial

Lieke Lammerts, Johanna M. van Dongen, Frederieke G. Schaafsma, Willem van Mechelen, Johannes R. Anema

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Declining rates of health problems associated with crack smoking during the expansion of crack pipe distribution in Vancouver, Canada

Amy Prangnell, Huiru Dong, Patricia Daly, M. J. Milloy, Thomas Kerr, Kanna Hayashi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ethnic minority women prefer strong recommendations to be screened for cancer

Laura A. V. Marlow, Susanne F. Meisel, Jane Wardle

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Smoking and heavy drinking patterns in rural, urban and rural-to-urban migrants: the PERU MIGRANT Study

Alvaro Taype-Rondan, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Germán F. Alvarado, Robert H. Gilman, Liam Smeeth, J. Jaime Miranda

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Smoking habits in French farmers: a cross-sectional study

Pauline Roux, Alicia Guillien, Thibaud Soumagne, Ophélie Ritter, Jean-Jacques Laplante, Cécile Travers, Jean-Charles Dalphin, Gérard Peiffer, Lucie Laurent, Bruno Degano

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Active surveillance study of adverse events following immunisation of children in the Czech Republic

Jana Danova, Aneta Kocourkova, Alexander M. Celko

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sexual health status of women who have regular sexual relations with men who have sex with men in mainland China

Xiufang Li, Beichuan Zhang, Juan Wang, Yang Li, Xianhong Li, Peiheng Yu, Minghua Liu, Xinqiao Liu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Depicted serving size: cereal packaging pictures exaggerate serving sizes and promote overserving

Aner Tal, Stina Niemann, Brian Wansink

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of weight maintenance and loss on diabetes risk and burden: a population-based study in 33,184 participants

Adina L. Feldman, Simon J. Griffin, Amy L. Ahern, Grainne H. Long, Lars Weinehall, Eva Fhärm, Margareta Norberg, Patrik Wennberg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

HCV screening in a cohort of HIV infected and uninfected homeless and marginally housed women in San Francisco, California

Kimberly Page, Michelle Yu, Jennifer Cohen, Jennifer Evans, Martha Shumway, Elise D. Riley

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Participatory science and innovation for improved sanitation and hygiene: process and outcome evaluation of project SHINE, a school-based intervention in Rural Tanzania

Erin Hetherington, Matthijs Eggers, Joyce Wamoyi, Jennifer Hatfield, Mange Manyama, Susan Kutz, Sheri Bastien

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

HealtheSteps™ Study Protocol: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial promoting active living and healthy lifestyles in at-risk Canadian adults delivered in primary care and community-based clinics

Dawn P. Gill, Wendy Blunt, Cassandra Bartol, Roseanne W. Pulford, Ashleigh De Cruz, P. Karen Simmavong, Adam Gavarkovs, Ian Newhouse, Erin Pearson, Bayley Ostenfeldt, Barbi Law, Kristina Karvinen, Pertice Moffit, Gareth Jones, Cori Watson, Guangyong Zou, Robert J. Petrella

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Geo-demographics of gunshot wound injuries in Miami-Dade county, 2002–2012

Laura Zebib, Justin Stoler, Tanya L. Zakrison

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of socioeconomic, school-related and family factors and physical activity and sedentary behaviour among adolescents: multilevel analysis of the PRALIMAP trial inclusion data

Johanne Langlois, Abdou Y Omorou, Anne Vuillemin, Serge Briançon, Edith Lecomte, PRALIMAP Trial Group

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The contribution from psychological, social, and organizational work factors to risk of disability retirement: a systematic review with meta-analyses

Stein Knardahl, Håkon A. Johannessen, Tom Sterud, Mikko Härmä, Reiner Rugulies, Jorma Seitsamo, Vilhelm Borg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Building social capital to promote adolescent wellbeing: a qualitative study with teens in a Latino agricultural community

Marissa Raymond-Flesch, Colette Auerswald, Linda McGlone, Megan Comfort, Alexandra Minnis

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The management of the faeces passed by under five children: an exploratory, cross-sectional research in an urban community in Southwest Nigeria

Olufemi Oludare Aluko, Olusegun Temitope Afolabi, Emmanuel Abiodun Olaoye, Adeyinka Daniel Adebayo, Seun Oladele Oyetola, Oluwaseun Olamide Abegunde

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mortality from tetanus between 1990 and 2015: findings from the global burden of disease study 2015

Hmwe H. Kyu, John Everett Mumford, Jeffrey D. Stanaway, Ryan M. Barber, Jamie R. Hancock, Theo Vos, Christopher J. L. Murray, Mohsen Naghavi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Price elasticity of the demand for soft drinks, other sugar-sweetened beverages and energy dense food in Chile

Carlos M. Guerrero-López, Mishel Unar-Munguía, M. Arantxa Colchero

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Perceived effective and feasible strategies to promote healthy eating in young children: focus groups with parents, family child care providers and daycare assistants

Laura Vandeweghe, Ellen Moens, Caroline Braet, Wendy Van Lippevelde, Leentje Vervoort, Sandra Verbeken

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Results and lessons learned from a prevention of weight gain program for low-income overweight and obese young mothers: Mothers In Motion

Mei-Wei Chang, Roger Brown, Susan Nitzke

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessing the link between witnessing inter-parental violence and the perpetration of intimate partner violence in Bangladesh

Md. Jahirul Islam, Mosiur Rahman, Lisa Broidy, Syed Emdadul Haque, Yu Mon Saw, Nguyen Huu Chau Duc, Md. Nurruzzaman Haque, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Md. Rafiqul Islam, Md. Golam Mostofa

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of differing levels of support for family meals on obesity prevention among head start preschoolers: the simply dinner study

Holly E. Brophy-Herb, Mildred Horodynski, Dawn Contreras, Jean Kerver, Niko Kaciroti, Mara Stein, Hannah Jong Lee, Brittany Motz, Sheilah Hebert, Erika Prine, Candace Gardiner, Laurie A. Van Egeren, Julie C. Lumeng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Which young people in England are most at risk of an alcohol-related revolving-door readmission career?

Andrew R. Hoy

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect modification of social-context changes on mental disability in China from 1987 to 2006: a multi-level study of 1.9 million people

Zhenjie Wang, Lihua Pang, Ning Li, Chao Guo, Gong Chen, Xiaoying Zheng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Demographic correlates of screen time and objectively measured sedentary time and physical activity among toddlers: a cross-sectional study

Valerie Carson, Nicholas Kuzik

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Determinants of repeated abortion among women of reproductive age attending health facilities in Northern Ethiopia: a case–control study

Mussie Alemayehu, Henock Yebyo, Araya Abrha Medhanyie, Alemayehu Bayray, Misganaw Fantahun, Gelila Kidane Goba

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In the interest of food safety: a qualitative study investigating communication and trust between food regulators and food industry in the UK, Australia and New Zealand

Samantha B Meyer, Annabelle M Wilson, Michael Calnan, Julie Henderson, John Coveney, Dean McCullum, Alex R Pearce, Paul Ward, Trevor Webb

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of intimate partner violence and abuse and associated factors among women enrolled into a cluster randomised trial in northwestern Tanzania

Saidi Kapiga, Sheila Harvey, Abdul Khalie Muhammad, Heidi Stöckl, Gerry Mshana, Ramadhan Hashim, Christian Hansen, Shelley Lees, Charlotte Watts

01.12.2017 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Medical follow-up of workers exposed to lung carcinogens: French evidence-based and pragmatic recommendations

Fleur Delva, Jacques Margery, François Laurent, Karine Petitprez, Jean-Claude Pairon, RecoCancerProf Working Group

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Objective Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Disease Health in Older Women (OPACH) Study

Andrea Z. LaCroix, Eileen Rillamas-Sun, David Buchner, Kelly R. Evenson, Chongzhi Di, I-Min Lee, Steve Marshall, Michael J. LaMonte, Julie Hunt, Lesley Fels Tinker, Marcia Stefanick, Cora E. Lewis, John Bellettiere, Amy H. Herring

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Regional variation in suicide rates in Sri Lanka between 1955 and 2011: a spatial and temporal analysis

Duleeka W. Knipe, Prianka Padmanathan, Lal Muthuwatta, Chris Metcalfe, David Gunnell

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of strategies to increase screening coverage for cervical cancer in Spain: the CRIVERVA study

Marta Trapero-Bertran, Amelia Acera Pérez, Silvia de Sanjosé, Josep Maria Manresa Domínguez, Diego Rodríguez Capriles, Ana Rodriguez Martinez, Josep Maria Bonet Simó, Norman Sanchez Sanchez, Pablo Hidalgo Valls, Mireia Díaz Sanchis

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Children’s sugar-sweetened beverages consumption: associations with family and home-related factors, differences within ethnic groups explored

V. M. van de Gaar, A. van Grieken, W. Jansen, H. Raat

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Workplace violence towards nurses in Hong Kong: prevalence and correlates

Teris Cheung, Paul S. F. Yip

01.12.2017 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Taking multi-morbidity into account when attributing DALYs to risk factors: comparing dynamic modeling with the GBD2010 calculation method

Hendriek C. Boshuizen, Wilma J. Nusselder, Marjanne H.D. Plasmans, Henk H. Hilderink, Bianca E.P. Snijders, René Poos, Coen H. van Gool

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sustained diabetes risk reduction after real life and primary health care setting implementation of the diabetes in Europe prevention using lifestyle, physical activity and nutritional intervention (DE-PLAN) project

Aleksandra Gilis-Januszewska, Jaana Lindström, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Beata Piwońska-Solska, Roman Topór-Mądry, Zbigniew Szybiński, Markku Peltonen, Peter E. H. Schwarz, Adam Windak, Alicja Hubalewska-Dydejczyk

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of the ability of standardized supports to improve public health response to syndromic surveillance for respiratory diseases in Canada

Laura A. Rivera, Ye Li, Rachel D. Savage, Natasha S. Crowcroft, Shelly Bolotin, Laura C. Rosella, Wendy Lou, Jessica Hopkins, Ian Gemmill, Ian Johnson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors affecting the implementation of childhood vaccination communication strategies in Nigeria: a qualitative study

Afiong Oku, Angela Oyo-Ita, Claire Glenton, Atle Fretheim, Glory Eteng, Heather Ames, Artur Muloliwa, Jessica Kaufman, Sophie Hill, Julie Cliff, Yuri Cartier, Xavier Bosch-Capblanch, Gabriel Rada, Simon Lewin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and distribution of soil-transmitted helminth infections in India

Nasir Salam, Saud Azam

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Community unit performance: factors associated with childhood diarrhea and appropriate treatment in Nyanza Province, Kenya

Yoshito Kawakatsu, Junichi Tanaka, Kazuya Ogawa, Kenneth Ogendo, Sumihisa Honda

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health literacy in a community with low levels of education: findings from Chakaria, a rural area of Bangladesh

Susmita Das, Mohammad Nahid Mia, Syed Manzoor Ahmed Hanifi, Shahidul Hoque, Abbas Bhuiya

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Perceived quality of life among Visceral Leishmaniasis and HIV coinfected migrant male-workers in Northwest Ethiopia: a qualitative study

Mekuriaw Alemayehu, Mamo Wubshet, Nebiyu Mesfin, Abebaw Gebayehu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with child hunger among food insecure households in Bangladesh

Md Ahshanul Haque, Fahmida Dil Farzana, Sabiha Sultana, Mohammad Jyoti Raihan, Ahmed Shafiqur Rahman, Jillian L. Waid, Nuzhat Choudhury, Tahmeed Ahmed

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cardiometabolic risk in a population of older adults with multiple co-morbidities in rural south africa: the HAALSI (Health and Aging in Africa: longitudinal studies of INDEPTH communities) study

Thomas A. Gaziano, Shafika Abrahams-Gessel, F. Xavier Gomez-Olive, Alisha Wade, Nigel J. Crowther, Sartaj Alam, Jennifer Manne-Goehler, Chodziwadziwa W Kabudula, Ryan Wagner, Julia Rohr, Livia Montana, Kathleen Kahn, Till W. Bärnighausen, Lisa F. Berkman, Stephen Tollman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Vertical HIV transmission in perinatally-exposed infants in South-Rift region of Kenya: a retrospective cross sectional study

Everline Ashiono, Dunstan Achwoka, Jamlick Mutugi, Joel Rakwar, Andrew Wafula, Otto Nzapfurundi Chabikuli

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Time to ‘re-think’ physical activity promotion for young people? Results from a repeated cross-sectional study

Paul Best, Mark A. Tully, Rekesh Corepal, Frank Kee, Ruth F. Hunter

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Formulation of evidence-based messages to promote the use of physical activity to prevent and manage Alzheimer’s disease

Kathleen A. Martin Ginis, Jennifer Heisz, John C. Spence, Ilana B. Clark, Jordan Antflick, Chris I. Ardern, Christa Costas-Bradstreet, Mary Duggan, Audrey L. Hicks, Amy E. Latimer-Cheung, Laura Middleton, Kirk Nylen, Donald H. Paterson, Chelsea Pelletier, Michael A. Rotondi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A mixed methods feasibility study of nicotine-assisted smoking reduction programmes delivered by community pharmacists – The RedPharm study

Amanda Farley, Sarah Tearne, Taina Taskila, Rachel H. Williams, Susan MacAskill, Jean-Francois Etter, Paul Aveyard

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Commissioning for health improvement following the 2012 health and social care reforms in England: what has changed?

E. W. Gadsby, S. Peckham, A. Coleman, D. Bramwell, N. Perkins, L. M. Jenkins

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health risk assessment of China’s main air pollutants

Jian Sun, Tiancai Zhou

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between perceived built environmental attributes and physical activity among adults in South Africa

Pasmore Malambo, Andre P. Kengne, Estelle V. Lambert, Anniza De Villers, Thandi Puoane

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictors of dieting and non-dieting approaches among adults living in Australia

Stuart Leske, Esben Strodl, Xiang-Yu Hou

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of a pharmacist-delivered smoking cessation program in the State of Qatar: a randomized controlled trial

Maguy Saffouh El Hajj, Nadir Kheir, Ahmad Mohd Al Mulla, Rula Shami, Nadia Fanous, Ziyad R. Mahfoud

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exploring stakeholders’ perceptions of a task-shifting strategy for hypertension control in Ghana: a qualitative study

Juliet Iwelunmor, Joyce Gyamfi, Jacob Plange-Rhule, Sarah Blackstone, Nana Kofi Quakyi, Michael Ntim, Ferdinand Zizi, Kwasi Yeboah-Awudzi, Alexis Nang-Belfubah, Gbenga Ogedegbe

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Descriptive study of enteric zoonoses in Ontario, Canada, from 2010 – 2012

Yvonne Whitfield, Karen Johnson, Leigh Hobbs, Dean Middleton, Badal Dhar, Linda Vrbova

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Screening, prevalence, and risk factors for cervical lesions among HIV positive and HIV negative women in Swaziland

Pauline E. Jolly, Simangele Mthethwa-Hleta, Luz A. Padilla, Jessica Pettis, ShaCoria Winston, Tomi F. Akinyemiju, Hannah J. Turner, Amarachi Ejiawoko, Raina Brooks, Lena Preko, Peter O. Preko

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of syphilis among female sex workers and their clients in Togo in 2011

Wemboo Afiwa Halatoko, Dadja Essoya Landoh, Bayaki Saka, Koffi Akolly, Yao Layibo, Issifou Yaya, Dodji Gbetoglo, Abiba Kere Banla, Palokinam Pitché

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A longitudinal study on determinants of HPV vaccination uptake in parents/guardians from different ethnic backgrounds in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Catharina J. Alberts, Maarten F. Schim van der Loeff, Yvonne Hazeveld, Hester E. de Melker, Marcel F. van der Wal, Astrid Nielen, Fatima El Fakiri, Maria Prins, Theo G. W. M. Paulussen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Financial barriers and coping strategies: a qualitative study of accessing multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and tuberculosis care in Yunnan, China

C. Hutchison, M. S. Khan, J. Yoong, X. Lin, R. J. Coker

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Examination of motor skill competency in students: evidence-based physical education curriculum

Weiyun Chen, Austin Hammond-Bennett, Andrew Hypnar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association between consecutive days’ heat wave and cardiovascular disease mortality in Beijing, China

Qian Yin, Jinfeng Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Contextual variations in costs for a community health strategy implemented in rural, peri-urban and nomadic sites in Kenya

Charles Ouma Wafula, Nancy Edwards, Dan C. O. Kaseje

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

User-experiences with a web-based self-help intervention for partners of cancer patients based on acceptance and commitment therapy and self-compassion: a qualitative study

Nadine Köhle, Constance H. C. Drossaert, Jasmijn Jaran, Karlein M. G. Schreurs, Irma M. Verdonck-de Leeuw, Ernst T. Bohlmeijer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

‘Hu Hong’ (bad thing): parental perceptions of teenagers’ sexuality in urban Vietnam

Lan Anh Thi Do, Pimpawun Boonmongkon, Seung Chun Paek, Thomas E. Guadamuz

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Policy perspectives on post pandemic influenza vaccination in Ghana and Malawi

Evanson Z. Sambala, Lenore Manderson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between body mass index and diabetes mellitus in tuberculosis patients in China: a community based cross-sectional study

Jing Cai, Aiguo Ma, Qiuzhen Wang, Xiuxia Han, Shanliang Zhao, Yu Wang, Evert G. Schouten, Frans J. Kok

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factor structure and internal reliability of an exercise health belief model scale in a Mexican population

Oscar Armando Esparza-Del Villar, Priscila Montañez-Alvarado, Marisela Gutiérrez-Vega, Irene Concepción Carrillo-Saucedo, Gloria Margarita Gurrola-Peña, Norma Alicia Ruvalcaba-Romero, María Dolores García-Sánchez, Sergio Gabriel Ochoa-Alcaraz

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Systematic development and implementation of interventions to OPtimise Health Literacy and Access (Ophelia)

Alison Beauchamp, Roy W. Batterham, Sarity Dodson, Brad Astbury, Gerald R. Elsworth, Crystal McPhee, Jeanine Jacobson, Rachelle Buchbinder, Richard H. Osborne

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Disposal practices of unused and expired pharmaceuticals among general public in Kabul

Mohammad Bashaar, Vijay Thawani, Mohamed Azmi Hassali, Fahad Saleem

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Examining the quality of childhood tuberculosis diagnosis in Cambodia: a cross-sectional study

Julia B. Frieze, Rajendra-Prasad Yadav, Khann Sokhan, Song Ngak, Team Bak Khim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Lifestyles and socio-cultural factors among children aged 6–8 years from five Italian towns: the MAPEC_LIFE study cohort

Francesco Bagordo, Antonella De Donno, Tiziana Grassi, Marcello Guido, Gabriele Devoti, Elisabetta Ceretti, Claudia Zani, Donatella Feretti, Milena Villarini, Massimo Moretti, Tania Salvatori, Annalaura Carducci, Marco Verani, Beatrice Casini, Sara Bonetta, Elisabetta Carraro, Tiziana Schilirò, Silvia Bonizzoni, Alberto Bonetti, Umberto Gelatti, MAPEC_LIFE study group

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychosocial determinants of HIV testing across stages of change in Spanish population: a cross-sectional national survey

Maria Jose Fuster-RuizdeApodaca, Ana Laguia, Fernando Molero, Javier Toledo, Arantxa Arrillaga, Angeles Jaen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Age, period and cohort effects on suicide mortality in Russia, 1956−2005

Tanya Jukkala, Andrew Stickley, Ilkka Henrik Mäkinen, Aleksei Baburin, Pär Sparén

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Incomplete childhood immunization in Nigeria: a multilevel analysis of individual and contextual factors

Sulaimon T. Adedokun, Olalekan A. Uthman, Victor T. Adekanmbi, Charles S. Wiysonge

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of integrated prevention and treatment on child malnutrition and health: the PROMIS project, a randomized control trial in Burkina Faso and Mali

Lieven Huybregts, Elodie Becquey, Amanda Zongrone, Agnes Le Port, Regina Khassanova, Lazare Coulibaly, Jef L. Leroy, Rahul Rawat, Marie T. Ruel

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A household survey of medicine storage practices in Gondar town, northwestern Ethiopia

Fitsum Sebsibe Teni, Abdrrahman Shemsu Surur, Assefa Belay, Dawit Wondimsigegn, Dessalegn Asmelashe Gelayee, Zewdneh Shewamene, Befikadu Legesse, Eshetie Melese Birru

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An analysis of the effects of a campaign supporting use of a health symbol on food sales and shopping behaviour of consumers

Trine Mørk, Klaus G. Grunert, Morten Fenger, Hans Jørn Juhl, George Tsalis

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Social support and intimate partner violence during pregnancy among women attending antenatal care in Moshi Municipality, Northern Tanzania

Geofrey Nimrod Sigalla, Vibeke Rasch, Tine Gammeltoft, Dan Wolf Meyrowitsch, Jane Rogathi, Rachel Manongi, Declare Mushi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fun, influence and competence—a mixed methods study of prerequisites for high school students’ participation in physical education

Eirik Abildsnes, Gudrun Rohde, Sveinung Berntsen, Tonje H. Stea

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sustainability via Active Garden Education (SAGE): results from two feasibility pilot studies

Rebecca E. Lee, Nathan H. Parker, Erica G. Soltero, Tracey A. Ledoux, Scherezade K. Mama, Lorna McNeill

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: The management of the faeces passed by under five children: an exploratory, crosssectional research in an urban community in Southwest Nigeria

Olufemi Oludare Aluko, Olusegun Temitope Afolabi, Emmanuel Abiodun Olaoye, Adeyinka Daniel Adebayo, Seun Oladele Oyetola, Oluwaseun Olamide Abegunde

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of integrated chronic care models on hypertension outcomes and spending: a multi-town clustered randomized trial in China

Yuting Zhang, Wenxi Tang, Yan Zhang, Lulu Liu, Liang Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Building the evidence base for stigma and discrimination-reduction programming in Thailand: development of tools to measure healthcare stigma and discrimination

Kriengkrai Srithanaviboonchai, Melissa Stockton, Nareerut Pudpong, Suwat Chariyalertsak, Phusit Prakongsai, Chonlisa Chariyalertsak, Piyathida Smutraprapoot, Laura Nyblade

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Pragmatic randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a multi-component intervention to reduce substance use and risk-taking behaviour in adolescents involved in the criminal justice system: A trial protocol (RISKIT-CJS)

Simon Coulton, Kelly Stockdale, Catherine Marchand, Nadine Hendrie, Jenny Billings, Sadie Boniface, Steve Butler, Paolo Deluca, Colin Drummond, Dorothy Newbury-Birch, Tracy Pellatt-Higgins, Alex Stevens, Alex Sutherland, Ed Wilson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Notifiable condition reporting practices: implications for public health agency participation in a health information exchange

Debra Revere, Rebecca H. Hills, Brian E. Dixon, P. Joseph Gibson, Shaun J. Grannis

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A feasibility study with process evaluation of a preschool intervention to improve child and family lifestyle behaviours

Lorraine McSweeney, Vera Araújo-Soares, Tim Rapley, Ashley Adamson

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Babies Living Safe & Smokefree: randomized controlled trial of a multilevel multimodal behavioral intervention to reduce low-income children’s tobacco smoke exposure

Bradley N. Collins, Stephen J. Lepore

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association between symptoms of mental disorders and health risk behaviours in Vietnamese HIV positive outpatients: a cross-sectional study

Truc T. Thai, Mairwen K. Jones, Lynne M. Harris, Robert C. Heard

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

HIV prevalence and uptake of HIV/AIDS services among youths (15–24 Years) in fishing and neighboring communities of Kasensero, Rakai District, South Western Uganda

Richardson Mafigiri, Joseph K. B. Matovu, Fredrick Edward Makumbi, Anthony Ndyanabo, Doreen Nabukalu, Moses Sakor, Godfrey Kigozi, Fred Nalugoda, Rhoda K. Wanyenze

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

School-based vaccination programmes: a systematic review of the evidence on organisation and delivery in high income countries

Sarah Perman, Simon Turner, Angus I. G. Ramsay, Abigail Baim-Lance, Martin Utley, Naomi J. Fulop

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Social Exclusion Index-for Health Surveys (SEI-HS): a prospective nationwide study to extend and validate a multidimensional social exclusion questionnaire

Addi P. L. van Bergen, Stella J. M. Hoff, Hanneke Schreurs, Annelies van Loon, Albert M. van Hemert

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Needles, Jabs and Jags: a qualitative exploration of barriers and facilitators to child and adult immunisation uptake among Gypsies, Travellers and Roma

Cath Jackson, Helen Bedford, Francine M. Cheater, Louise Condon, Carol Emslie, Lana Ireland, Philippa Kemsley, Susan Kerr, Helen J. Lewis, Julie Mytton, Karen Overend, Sarah Redsell, Zoe Richardson, Christine Shepherd, Lesley Smith, Lisa Dyson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Women’s intention to screen and willingness to vaccinate their daughters against cervical cancer – a cross sectional study in eastern Uganda

Rawlance Ndejjo, Trasias Mukama, Geofrey Musinguzi, Abdullah Ali Halage, John C. Ssempebwa, David Musoke

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Caesarean section and adiposity at 6, 18 and 30 years of age: results from three Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohorts

Aluisio J. D. Barros, Leonardo Pozza Santos, Fernando Wehrmeister, Janaina Vieira dos Santos Motta, Alicia Matijasevich, Ina S. Santos, Ana M. B. Menezes, Helen Gonçalves, Maria Cecília Formoso Assunção, Bernardo L. Horta, Fernando C. Barros

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Metabolic risk management, physical exercise and lifestyle counselling in low-active adults: controlled randomized trial (BELLUGAT)

Assumpta Ensenyat, Gemma Espigares-Tribo, Leonardo Machado, Francisco José Verdejo, Rosa Rodriguez-Arregui, José Serrano, Marta Miret, Gisela Galindo, Alfonso Blanco, Josep-Ramon Marsal, Susana Sarriegui, Xenia Sinfreu-Bergues, Noemi Serra-Paya

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Skipping breakfast is detrimental for primary school children: cross-sectional analysis of determinants for targeted prevention

Dorothea Kesztyüs, Meike Traub, Romy Lauer, Tibor Kesztyüs, Jürgen Michael Steinacker

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A pilot and feasibility study to assess children’s consumption in quick-service restaurants using plate waste methodology

Juliana F. W. Cohen, Susan B. Roberts, Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, Madeleine M. G. Gamache, Vanessa M. Lynskey, Emilia Matthews, Megan P. Mueller, Shanti Sharma, Christina D. Economos

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Monthly food insecurity assessment in rural mkushi district, Zambia: a longitudinal analysis

Muzi Na, Bess L. Caswell, Sameera A. Talegawkar, Amanda Palmer

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Preventing diabetes in obese Latino youth with prediabetes: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Erica G. Soltero, Yolanda P. Konopken, Micah L. Olson, Colleen S. Keller, Felipe G. Castro, Allison N. Williams, Donald L. Patrick, Stephanie Ayers, Houchun H. Hu, Matthew Sandoval, Janiel Pimentel, William C. Knowler, Kevin D. Frick, Gabriel Q. Shaibi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The economic burden of adult asthma in Cyprus; a prevalence-based cost of illness study

Savvas Zannetos, Theodora Zachariadou, Andreas Zachariades, Andreas Georgiou, Michael A. Talias

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Determination of the predictive factors of long-lasting insecticide-treated net ownership and utilisation in the Bamenda Health District of Cameroon

Eric B. Fokam, Germaine F. Kindzeka, Leonard Ngimuh, Kevin T. J. Dzi, Samuel Wanji

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic review including meta-analysis of work environment and burnout symptoms

Gunnar Aronsson, Töres Theorell, Tom Grape, Anne Hammarström, Christer Hogstedt, Ina Marteinsdottir, Ingmar Skoog, Lil Träskman-Bendz, Charlotte Hall

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mathematical analysis of a lymphatic filariasis model with quarantine and treatment

Peter M. Mwamtobe, Simphiwe M. Simelane, Shirley Abelman, Jean M. Tchuenche

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Knowledge and attitudes about vitamin D, and behaviors related to vitamin D in adults with and without coronary heart disease in Saudi Arabia

Najlaa M. Aljefree, Patricia Lee, Faruk Ahmed

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Perceptions of community-based field workers on the effect of a longitudinal biomedical research project on their sustainable livelihoods

Christabelle S. Moyo, Joseph Francis, Pascal O. Bessong

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Depicted serving size: cereal packaging pictures exaggerate serving sizes and promote overserving

Aner Tal, Stina Niemann, Brian Wansink

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The prevalence and factors associated for anti-tuberculosis treatment non-adherence among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in public health care facilities in South Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Tadele Teshome Woimo, Wondwossen Kassahun Yimer, Temesgen Bati, Hailay Abrha Gesesew

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Views of Somali women and men on the use of faith-based messages promoting breast and cervical cancer screening for Somali women: a focus-group study

Rebekah Pratt, Sharif Mohamed, Wali Dirie, Nimo Ahmed, Michael VanKeulen, Huda Ahmed, Nancy Raymond, Kola Okuyemi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Estimates of hospitalization attributable to influenza and RSV in the US during 1997–2009, by age and risk status

Gonçalo Matias, Robert Taylor, François Haguinet, Cynthia Schuck-Paim, Roger Lustig, Vivek Shinde

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between V̇O2max, handgrip strength, and musculoskeletal pain among construction and health care workers

Lene Lehmann Moberg, Lars-Kristian Lunde, Markus Koch, Anne Therese Tveter, Kaj Bo Veiersted

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A tailored online safety and health intervention for women experiencing intimate partner violence: the iCAN Plan 4 Safety randomized controlled trial protocol

Marilyn Ford-Gilboe, Colleen Varcoe, Kelly Scott-Storey, Judith Wuest, James Case, Leanne M. Currie, Nancy Glass, Marilyn Hodgins, Harriet MacMillan, Nancy Perrin, C. Nadine Wathen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Temporal distribution of gastroenteritis viruses in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: seasonality of rotavirus

Nafissatou Ouedraogo, Stephanie Moustapha Tomba Ngangas, Isidore Juste Ouindguèta Bonkoungou, Aissatou Bénéwendé Tiendrebeogo, Kuan Abdoulaye Traore, Idrissa Sanou, Alfred Sababénédjo Traore, Nicolas Barro

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of physical activity on body composition, cardiometabolic risk factors, and prevalence of cardiovascular disease in the Korean population (from the fifth Korea national health and nutrition examination survey, 2008–2011)

Gwang-Sil Kim, Eui Im, Ji-Hyuck Rhee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of non-response bias due to sampling in public health studies: A comparison of voluntary versus mandatory recruitment in a Dutch national survey on adolescent health

Kei Long Cheung, Peter M. ten Klooster, Cees Smit, Hein de Vries, Marcel E. Pieterse

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exploring community participation in project design: application of the community conversation approach to improve maternal and newborn health in Zambia

Wilbroad Mutale, Chisala Masoso, Bisalom Mwanza, Cindy Chirwa, Lasidah Mwaba, Zumbe Siwale, Barbara Lamisa, Dennis Musatwe, Roma Chilengi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Leisure sedentary time is differentially associated with hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and hyperlipidemia depending on occupation

Man Sup Lim, Bumjung Park, Il Gyu Kong, Songyong Sim, So Young Kim, Jin-Hwan Kim, Hyo Geun Choi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The singular epidemiology of HPV infection among French Guianese women with normal cytology

Antoine Adenis, Valentin Dufit, Maylis Douine, Fatiha Najioullah, Vincent Molinie, Dominique Catherine, Odile Kilié, Nadia Thomas, Jean Luc Deshayes, Paul Brousse, Hatem Ben Amor, Remy Pignoux, Gabriel Carles, Claire Grenier, Vincent Lacoste, Raymond Cesaire, Mathieu Nacher

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Improving the provision of services to young people from refugee backgrounds with comorbid mental health and substance use problems: addressing the barriers

Miriam Posselt, Karalyn McDonald, Nicholas Procter, Charlotte de Crespigny, Cherrie Galletly

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The educational gradient in cardiovascular risk factors: impact of shared family factors in 228,346 Norwegian siblings

Inger Ariansen, Laust Hvas Mortensen, Sidsel Graff-Iversen, Hein Stigum, Marte Karoline Råberg Kjøllesdal, Øyvind Næss

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How does the media portray drinking water security in Indigenous communities in Canada? An analysis of Canadian newspaper coverage from 2000-2015

Steven Lam, Ashlee Cunsolo, Alexandra Sawatzky, James Ford, Sherilee L. Harper

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Systematic review of cost-effectiveness analyses for combinations of prevention strategies against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection: a general trend

Frédéric Gervais, Kyle Dunton, Yiling Jiang, Nathalie Largeron

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Highlighting consensus among medical scientists increases public support for vaccines: evidence from a randomized experiment

Sander L. van der Linden, Chris E. Clarke, Edward W. Maibach

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Do the correlates of screen time and sedentary time differ in preschool children?

Katherine L Downing, Trina Hinkley, Jo Salmon, Jill A Hnatiuk, Kylie D Hesketh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Adaptive goal setting and financial incentives: a 2 × 2 factorial randomized controlled trial to increase adults’ physical activity

Marc A. Adams, Jane C. Hurley, Michael Todd, Nishat Bhuiyan, Catherine L. Jarrett, Wesley J. Tucker, Kevin E. Hollingshead, Siddhartha S. Angadi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Perceived stress among 20-21 year-olds and their future labour market participation – an eight-year follow-up study

Nanna Trolle, Thomas Lund, Trine Nohr Winding, Merete Labriola

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: A mixed methods feasibility study of nicotine-assisted smoking reduction programmes delivered by community pharmacists – The RedPharm study

Amanda Farley, Sarah Tearne, Taina Taskila, Rachel H. Williams, Susan MacAskill, Jean-Francois Etter, Paul Aveyard

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Determinant factors of home delivery among women in Northern Ethiopia: a case control study

Resom Tsegay, Alemseged Aregay, Kalayu Kidanu, Mussie Alemayehu, Gebrezigabiher Yohannes

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Improving immunization in Afghanistan: results from a cross-sectional community-based survey to assess routine immunization coverage

Raveesha R. Mugali, Farooq Mansoor, Sardar Parwiz, Fazil Ahmad, Najibullah Safi, Ariel Higgins-Steele, Sherin Varkey

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Trial baseline characteristics of a cluster randomised controlled trial of a school-located obesity prevention programme; the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) trial

Jenny Lloyd, Siobhan Creanor, Lisa Price, Charles Abraham, Sarah Dean, Colin Green, Melvyn Hillsdon, Virginia Pearson, Rod S. Taylor, Richard Tomlinson, Stuart Logan, Alison Hurst, Emma Ryan, Wendy Daurge, Katrina Wyatt

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of school policies on non-communicable disease risk factors – a systematic review

Ankur Singh, Shalini Bassi, Gaurang P. Nazar, Kiran Saluja, MinHae Park, Sanjay Kinra, Monika Arora

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Smokers making a quit attempt using e-cigarettes with or without nicotine or prescription nicotine replacement therapy: Impact on cardiovascular function (ISME-NRT) - a study protocol

Markos Klonizakis, Helen Crank, Anil Gumber, Leonie S. Brose

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Gender difference and effect of pharmacotherapy: findings from a smoking cessation service

N. J. Walker, H. C. van Woerden, V. Kiparoglou, Y. Yang, H. Robinson, E. Croghan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ethical issues in public health surveillance: a systematic qualitative review

Corinna Klingler, Diego Steven Silva, Christopher Schuermann, Andreas Alois Reis, Abha Saxena, Daniel Strech

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cancer and the healthy immigrant effect: a statistical analysis of cancer diagnosis using a linked Census-cancer registry administrative database

James Ted McDonald, Michael Farnworth, Zikuan Liu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Tracing Africa’s progress towards implementing the Non-Communicable Diseases Global action plan 2013–2020: a synthesis of WHO country profile reports

Gertrude Nsorma Nyaaba, Karien Stronks, Ama de-Graft Aikins, Andre Pascal Kengne, Charles Agyemang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence, perception and factors associated with diabetes mellitus among the adult population in central Vietnam: a population-based, cross-sectional seroepidemiological survey

Masami Miyakawa, Takayuki Shimizu, Nguyen Van Dat, Phung Thanh, Pham Thi Phuong Thuy, Nguyen Thi Hoang Anh, Nguyen Huu Chau, Yumi Matsushita, Hiroshi Kajio, Vien Quang Mai, Masahiko Hachiya

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessing junk food consumption among Australian children: trends and associated characteristics from a cross-sectional study

S Boylan, L. L. Hardy, B. A. Drayton, A. Grunseit, S. Mihrshahi

01.12.2017 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A higher effort-based paradigm in physical activity and exercise for public health: making the case for a greater emphasis on resistance training

James Steele, James Fisher, Martin Skivington, Chris Dunn, Josh Arnold, Garry Tew, Alan M. Batterham, David Nunan, Jamie M. O’Driscoll, Steven Mann, Chris Beedie, Simon Jobson, Dave Smith, Andrew Vigotsky, Stuart Phillips, Paul Estabrooks, Richard Winett

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cardiorespiratory fitness levels and associations with physical activity and body composition in young South African adults from Soweto

A. Prioreschi, S. Brage, K. Westgate, S. A. Norris, L. K. Micklesfield

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

‘Fit for school’ – a school-based water, sanitation and hygiene programme to improve child health: Results from a longitudinal study in Cambodia, Indonesia and Lao PDR

Denise Duijster, Bella Monse, Jed Dimaisip-Nabuab, Pantjawidi Djuharnoko, Roswitha Heinrich-Weltzien, Martin Hobdell, Katrin Kromeyer-Hauschild, Yung Kunthearith, Maria Carmela Mijares-Majini, Nicole Siegmund, Panith Soukhanouvong, Habib Benzian

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Adaptive goal setting and financial incentives: a 2 × 2 factorial randomized controlled trial to increase adults’ physical activity

Marc A. Adams, Jane C. Hurley, Michael Todd, Nishat Bhuiyan, Catherine L. Jarrett, Wesley J. Tucker, Kevin E. Hollingshead, Siddhartha S. Angadi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of bottle size on in-home consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages: a feasibility and acceptability study

Eleni Mantzari, Gareth J. Hollands, Rachel Pechey, Susan Jebb, Theresa M. Marteau

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The EVIDENT diet quality index is associated with cardiovascular risk and arterial stiffness in adults

Carmela Rodríguez-Martin, Rosario Alonso-Domínguez, María C Patino-Alonso, Manuel A Gómez-Marcos, José A Maderuelo-Fernández, Carlos Martin-Cantera, Luis García-Ortiz, José I. Recio-Rodríguez, on behalf of the EVIDENT group

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Farm Fresh Foods for Healthy Kids (F3HK): An innovative community supported agriculture intervention to prevent childhood obesity in low-income families and strengthen local agricultural economies

Rebecca A. Seguin, Emily H. Morgan, Karla L. Hanson, Alice S. Ammerman, Stephanie B. Jilcott Pitts, Jane Kolodinsky, Marilyn Sitaker, Florence A. Becot, Leah M. Connor, Jennifer A. Garner, Jared T. McGuirt

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Joining the dots: the role of brokers in nutrition policy in Australia

Katherine Cullerton, Timothy Donnet, Amanda Lee, Danielle Gallegos

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A comparison of antenatal classifications of ‘overweight’ and ‘obesity’ prevalence between white British, Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi pregnant women in England; analysis of retrospective data

Rebecca Garcia, Nasreen Ali, Andy Guppy, Malcolm Griffiths, Gurch Randhawa

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of needle and syringe Programmes in people who inject drugs – An overview of systematic reviews

Ricardo M Fernandes, Maria Cary, Gonçalo Duarte, Gonçalo Jesus, Joana Alarcão, Carla Torre, Suzete Costa, João Costa, António Vaz Carneiro

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of nutrition club membership with markers of health: a cross sectional study

Sai Krupa Das, Taylor A. Vail, Namibia Lebrón-Torres, Kara A. Livingston, Susan B. Roberts, Gail T. Rogers, Cheryl H. Gilhooly, Lorien E. Urban, Edward Saltzman, Nicola M. McKeown, Sara C. Folta

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of a community-based network to promote smoking cessation among female smokers in Hong Kong

William H. C. Li, Sophia S. C. Chan, Zoe S. F. Wan, M. P. Wang, K. Y. Ho, T. H. LAM

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Alcohol harm reduction advertisements: a content analysis of topic, objective, emotional tone, execution and target audience

Kimberley Dunstone, Emily Brennan, Michael D. Slater, Helen G. Dixon, Sarah J. Durkin, Simone Pettigrew, Melanie A. Wakefield

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fear of (re)injury and return to work following compensable injury: qualitative insights from key stakeholders in Victoria, Australia

Samantha Bunzli, Nabita Singh, Danielle Mazza, Alex Collie, Agnieszka Kosny, Rasa Ruseckaite, Bianca Brijnath

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: The Healthy Primary School of the Future: study protocol of a quasi-experimental study

M. Willeboordse, M. W. Jansen, S. N. van den Heijkant, A. Simons, B. Winkens, R. H. M. de Groot, N. Bartelink, S. P. Kremers, P. van Assema, H. H. Savelberg, E. de Neubourg, L. Borghans, T. Schils, K. M. Coppens, R. Dietvorst, R. ten Hoopen, F. Coomans, S. Klosse, M. H. J. Conjaerts, M. Oosterhoff, M. A. Joore, I. Ferreira, P. Muris, H. Bosma, H. L. Toppenberg, C. P. van Schayck

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Noise sensitivity, rather than noise level, predicts the non-auditory effects of noise in community samples: a population-based survey

Jangho Park, Seockhoon Chung, Jiho Lee, Joo Hyun Sung, Seung Woo Cho, Chang Sun Sim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between length of residence and overweight among adult immigrants in Portugal: A nationwide cross-sectional study

Liliane Peralta da Costa, Sónia Ferreira Dias, Maria do Rosário Oliveira Martins

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association between self-rated health and different anthropometric and body composition measures in the Chinese population

Kun Tang, Yingxi Zhao, Chunyan Li

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

School grade and sex differences in domain-specific sedentary behaviors among Japanese elementary school children: a cross-sectional study

Kaori Ishii, Ai Shibata, Minoru Adachi, Yoshiyuki Mano, Koichiro Oka

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Moving to business – changes in physical activity and sedentary behavior after multilevel intervention in small and medium-size workplaces

Minna Aittasalo, Matleena Livson, Sirpa Lusa, Ahti Romo, Henri Vähä-Ypyä, Kari Tokola, Harri Sievänen, Ari Mänttäri, Tommi Vasankari

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exhaled carbon monoxide: a non-invasive biomarker of short-term exposure to outdoor air pollution

Herve Lawin, Lucie Ayi Fanou, Vikkey Hinson, Jacqueline Wanjiku, N. Kingsley Ukwaja, Stephen B Gordon, Benjamin Fayomi, John R Balmes, Parfait Houngbegnon, Euripide Avokpaho, Ambaliou Sanni

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Kā-HOLO Project: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a native cultural dance program for cardiovascular disease prevention in Native Hawaiians

Joseph Keawe‘aimoku Kaholokula, Mele A. Look, Thomas A. Wills, Māpuana de Silva, Tricia Mabellos, Todd B. Seto, Hyeong Jun Ahn, Ka‘imi A. Sinclair, Dedra Buchwald, on behalf of the Kā-HOLO Project

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of the PREPARE intervention on sexual initiation and condom use among adolescents aged 12–14: a cluster randomised controlled trial in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Elia John Mmbaga, Lusajo Kajula, Leif Edvard Aarø, Mrema Kilonzo, Annegreet Gera Wubs, Sander Matthijs Eggers, Hein de Vries, Sylvia Kaaya

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Behavioral activation for smoking cessation and mood management following a cardiac event: results of a pilot randomized controlled trial

Andrew M. Busch, Erin M. Tooley, Shira Dunsiger, Elizabeth A. Chattillion, John Fani Srour, Sherry L. Pagoto, Christopher W. Kahler, Belinda Borrelli

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Women Epidemiology Lung Cancer (WELCA) study: reproductive, hormonal, occupational risk factors and biobank

Isabelle Stücker, Diane Martin, Monica Neri, Pierre Laurent-Puig, Hélène Blons, Martine Antoine, Anne Guiochon-Mantel, Sylvie Brailly-Tabard, Marianne Canonico, Marie Wislez, Jean Trédaniel, WELCA study group

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Progress in vaccination towards hepatitis B control and elimination in the Region of the Americas

Alba Maria Ropero Álvarez, Silvia Pérez-Vilar, Carmelita Pacis-Tirso, Marcela Contreras, Nathalie El Omeiri, Cuauhtémoc Ruiz-Matus, Martha Velandia-González

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Trends in HIV counseling and testing uptake among married individuals in Rakai, Uganda

Joseph K. B. Matovu, Julie Denison, Rhoda K. Wanyenze, Joseph Ssekasanvu, Fredrick Makumbi, Emilio Ovuga, Nuala McGrath, David Serwadda

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A cross-sectional survey assessing factors associated with reading cancer screening information: previous screening behaviour, demographics and decision-making style

Alex Ghanouni, Cristina Renzi, Jo Waller

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Early outbreak detection by linking health advice line calls to water distribution areas retrospectively demonstrated in a large waterborne outbreak of cryptosporidiosis in Sweden

Pär Bjelkmar, Anette Hansen, Caroline Schönning, Jakob Bergström, Margareta Löfdahl, Marianne Lebbad, Anders Wallensten, Görel Allestam, Stephan Stenmark, Johan Lindh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Improving the effectiveness of sickness benefit case management through a public-private partnership? A difference-in-difference analysis in eighteen Danish municipalities

Malene Rode Larsen, Birgit Aust, Jan Høgelund

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Context matters! sources of variability in weekend physical activity among families: a repeated measures study

Robert J. Noonan, Stuart J. Fairclough, Zoe R. Knowles, Lynne M. Boddy

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Characteristics of first-time varenicline users – A cross-sectional study in Finnish quitters

Hanna E. Tervonen, Juha H. O. Turunen, Christine L. Baker, Juha Laine, Kari Linden

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association between child maltreatment and emotional, cognitive, and physical health functioning in Vietnam

Nhu K. Tran, Sheila R. Van Berkel, Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, Lenneke R.A. Alink

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Social determinants of antibiotic misuse: a qualitative study of community members in Haryana, India

Anna K. Barker, Kelli Brown, Muneeb Ahsan, Sharmila Sengupta, Nasia Safdar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health system factors influencing management of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in four European Union countries - learning from country experiences

Gerard de Vries, Svetla Tsolova, Laura F. Anderson, Agnes C. Gebhard, Einar Heldal, Vahur Hollo, Laura Sánchez-Cambronero Cejudo, Daniela Schmid, Bert Schreuder, Tonka Varleva, Marieke J. van der Werf

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of intimate partner violence and its association with symptoms of depression; a cross-sectional study based on a female population sample in Sweden

Solveig Lövestad, Jesper Löve, Marjan Vaez, Gunilla Krantz

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Stepping Stones and Creating Futures intervention to prevent intimate partner violence and HIV-risk behaviours in Durban, South Africa: study protocol for a cluster randomized control trial, and baseline characteristics

Andrew Gibbs, Laura Washington, Samantha Willan, Nolwazi Ntini, Thobani Khumalo, Nompumelelo Mbatha, Yandisa Sikweyiya, Nwabisa Shai, Esnat Chirwa, Michael Strauss, Giulia Ferrari, Rachel Jewkes

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Relation between metabolic syndrome and body compositions among Chinese adolescents and adults from a large-scale population survey

Tao Xu, Junting Liu, Junxiu Liu, Guangjin Zhu, Shaomei Han

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Network analysis of global tobacco control collaboration: data from the World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH)

Scott J. Leischow, Janet Okamoto, Scott McIntosh, Deborah J. Ossip, Harry A. Lando

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A spatio-temporal analysis of suicide in El Salvador

Carlos Carcach

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Lifestyle-related factors that explain disaster-induced changes in socioeconomic status and poor subjective health: a cross-sectional study from the Fukushima health management survey

Masato Nagai, Tetsuya Ohira, Wen Zhang, Hironori Nakano, Masaharu Maeda, Seiji Yasumura, Masafumi Abe, Fukushima Health Management Survey

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Gender differences in walking (for leisure, transport and in total) across adult life: a systematic review

Tessa M. Pollard, Janelle M. Wagnild

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Inside the nation’s largest mental health institution: a prevalence study in a state prison system

Tala Al-Rousan, Linda Rubenstein, Bruce Sieleni, Harbans Deol, Robert B. Wallace

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The development and validation of an instrument to measure the quality of health research reports in the lay media

Dena Zeraatkar, Michael Obeda, Jeffrey S. Ginsberg, Jack Hirsh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Child sex tourism – prevalence of and risk factors for its use in a German community sample

Thula Koops, Daniel Turner, Janina Neutze, Peer Briken

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Neo-Marxian social class inequalities in self-rated health among the employed in South Korea: the role of material, behavioral, psychosocial, and workplace environmental factors

Kyoung Ae Kong, Young-Ho Khang, Hong-Jun Cho, Sung-Mi Jang, Kyunghee Jung-Choi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prenatal determinants of physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness in adolescence – Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986 study

Marjaana Tikanmäki, Tuija Tammelin, Marja Vääräsmäki, Marika Sipola-Leppänen, Satu Miettola, Anneli Pouta, Marjo-Riitta Järvelin, Eero Kajantie

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

National Alcohol Survey of households in Trinidad and Tobago (NASHTT): Alcohol use in households

R.G. Maharaj, M.S. Motilal, T. Babwah, P. Nunes, R. Brathwaite, G. Legall, S.D. Reid, M.E. Canavan, E.H. Bradley

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Strengthening the role of Community Health Representatives in the Navajo Nation

Caroline King, Alex Goldman, Vikas Gampa, Casey Smith, Olivia Muskett, Christian Brown, Jamy Malone, Hannah Sehn, Cameron Curley, Mae-Gilene Begay, Adrianne Katrina Nelson, Sonya Sunhi Shin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Strategies to improve engagement of ‘hard to reach’ older people in research on health promotion: a systematic review

Ann E. M. Liljas, Kate Walters, Ana Jovicic, Steve Iliffe, Jill Manthorpe, Claire Goodman, Kalpa Kharicha

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Household food insecurity is associated with abdominal but not general obesity among Iranian children

Fateme Jafari, Simin Ehsani, Azadeh Nadjarzadeh, Ahmad Esmaillzadeh, Mahmood Noori-Shadkam, Amin Salehi-Abargouei

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Migrant workers in Italy: an analysis of injury risk taking into account occupational characteristics and job tenure

Massimiliano Giraudo, Antonella Bena, Giuseppe Costa

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Does parental and adolescent participation in an e-health lifestyle modification intervention improve weight outcomes?

Andrew W. Tu, Allison W. Watts, Jean-Pierre Chanoine, Constadina Panagiotopoulos, Josie Geller, Rollin Brant, Susan I. Barr, Louise Mâsse

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Age, period and cohort effects and the predictors of physical activity and sedentary behaviour among Chinese children, from 2004 to 2011

Xinping Wei, Yu Zang, Xiaodong Jia, Xiangui He, Shurong Zou, Hui Wang, Meihua Shen, Jiajie Zang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Maternal blood cadmium, lead and arsenic levels, nutrient combinations, and offspring birthweight

Yiwen Luo, Lauren E. McCullough, Jung-Ying Tzeng, Thomas Darrah, Avner Vengosh, Rachel L. Maguire, Arnab Maity, Carmen Samuel-Hodge, Susan K. Murphy, Michelle A. Mendez, Cathrine Hoyo

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development and effectiveness of a mobile phone application conducting health behavioral intervention among men who have sex with men, a randomized controlled trial: study protocol

Jin Yan, Aidi Zhang, Liang Zhou, Zhulin Huang, Pan Zhang, Guoli Yang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correlates associated with participation in physical activity among adults: a systematic review of reviews and update

Jaesung Choi, Miyoung Lee, Jong-koo Lee, Daehee Kang, Ji-Yeob Choi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Delivery of alcohol brief interventions in community-based youth work settings: exploring feasibility and acceptability in a qualitative study

Martine Stead, Tessa Parkes, Avril Nicoll, Sarah Wilson, Cheryl Burgess, Douglas Eadie, Niamh Fitzgerald, Jennifer McKell, Garth Reid, Ruth Jepson, John McAteer, Linda Bauld

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk of low birth weight on adulthood hypertension - evidence from a tertiary care hospital in a South Asian country, Sri Lanka: a retrospective cohort study

Dileepa Senajith Ediriweera, Nuwani Dilina, Usha Perera, Francisco Flores, S. Samita

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Obesity-related health impacts of fuel excise taxation- an evidence review and cost-effectiveness study

V. Brown, M. Moodie, L. Cobiac, A. M. Mantilla Herrera, R. Carter

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of helicobacter pylori infection among children living in a rural setting in Sub-Saharan Africa

Yaw Asante Awuku, David Larbi Simpong, Ishmael Kunateh Alhassan, Derek Anamaale Tuoyire, Taiba Afaa, Patrick Adu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health literacy in childhood and youth: a systematic review of definitions and models

Janine Bröder, Orkan Okan, Ullrich Bauer, Dirk Bruland, Sandra Schlupp, Torsten M. Bollweg, Luis Saboga-Nunes, Emma Bond, Kristine Sørensen, Eva-Maria Bitzer, Susanne Jordan, Olga Domanska, Christiane Firnges, Graça S. Carvalho, Uwe H. Bittlingmayer, Diane Levin-Zamir, Jürgen Pelikan, Diana Sahrai, Albert Lenz, Patricia Wahl, Malcolm Thomas, Fabian Kessl, Paulo Pinheiro

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Knowledge-exchange in the Pacific: outcomes of the TROPIC (translational research for obesity prevention in communities) project

Peter Kremer, Helen Mavoa, Gade Waqa, Marjory Moodie, Marita McCabe, Boyd Swinburn

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of the Ebola outbreak on routine immunization in western area, Sierra Leone - a field survey from an Ebola epidemic area

Xiaojin Sun, T. T. Samba, Jianyi Yao, Wenwu Yin, Lin Xiao, Fuqiang Liu, Xiaoqiang Liu, Jikun Zhou, Zengqiang Kou, Hongwei Fan, Hao Zhang, Aqnes Williams, Paul M. Lansana, Zundong Yin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Knowledge attitude and practice regarding diabetes mellitus among Nondiabetic and diabetic study participants in Bangladesh

Kaniz Fatema, Sharmin Hossain, Khurshid Natasha, Hasina Akhter Chowdhury, Jesmin Akter, Tahmina Khan, Liaquat Ali

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Depression, psychological distress and Internet use among community-based Australian adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Erin Hoare, Karen Milton, Charlie Foster, Steven Allender

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of an online video intervention ‘Movie Models’ on specific parenting practices and parental self-efficacy related to children’s physical activity, screen-time and healthy diet: a quasi experimental study

Sara De Lepeleere, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Greet Cardon, Maïté Verloigne

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Do the correlates of screen time and sedentary time differ in preschool children?

Katherine L Downing, Trina Hinkley, Jo Salmon, Jill A Hnatiuk, Kylie D Hesketh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of a community-based hypertension improvement program (ComHIP) in Ghana: data from a baseline survey

Peter Lamptey, Amos Laar, Alma J. Adler, Rebecca Dirks, Aya Caldwell, David Prieto-Merino, Ann Aerts, Neil Pearce, Pablo Perel

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Findings from a prospective cohort study evaluating the effects of International Health Advisors’ work on recently settled migrants’ health

Susanne Sundell Lecerof, Martin Stafström, Maria Emmelin, Ragnar Westerling, Per-Olof Östergen

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The health Oriented pedagogical project (HOPP) - a controlled longitudinal school-based physical activity intervention program

Per Morten Fredriksen, Ole Petter Hjelle, Asgeir Mamen, Trine J. Meza, Ane C. Westerberg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

What could keep young people away from alcohol and cigarettes? Findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Noriko Cable, Maria Francisca Roman Mella, Yvonne Kelly

01.12.2017 | Editorial | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Promise and pitfalls in the application of big data to occupational and environmental health

David M. Stieb, Cécile R. Boot, Michelle C. Turner

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Changing attitudes towards obesity – results from a survey experiment

C. Luck-Sikorski, S. G. Riedel-Heller, J. C. Phelan

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Healthy families: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment intervention for caregivers to reduce secondhand smoke exposure among pediatric emergency patients

E. Melinda Mahabee-Gittens, Robert T. Ammerman, Jane C. Khoury, Lara Stone, Gabe T. Meyers, John K. Witry, Ashley L. Merianos, Tierney F. Mancuso, Kristin M. W. Stackpole, Berkeley L. Bennett, Laura Akers, Judith S. Gordon

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A community-based cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of different bundles of nutrition-specific interventions in improving mean length-for-age z score among children at 24 months of age in rural Bangladesh: study protocol

Sk Masum Billah, Tarana E. Ferdous, Mohd Anisul Karim, Michael J. Dibley, Shahreen Raihana, Md Moinuddin, Nuzhat Choudhury, Tahmeed Ahmed, D. M. Emdadul Hoque, Purnima Menon, Shams El Arifeen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

“Getting out of downtown”: a longitudinal study of how street-entrenched youth attempt to exit an inner city drug scene

Rod Knight, Danya Fast, Kora DeBeck, Jean Shoveller, Will Small

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Nutritional status and correlated socio-economic factors among preschool and school children in plantation communities, Sri Lanka

Lahiru Sandaruwan Galgamuwa, Devika Iddawela, Samath D. Dharmaratne, G.L.S. Galgamuwa

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Study protocol of the German Study on Tobacco Use (DEBRA): a national household survey of smoking behaviour and cessation

Sabrina Kastaun, Jamie Brown, Leonie S. Brose, Elena Ratschen, Tobias Raupach, Dennis Nowak, Constanze Cholmakow-Bodechtel, Lion Shahab, Robert West, Daniel Kotz

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sex differences in the association of social network satisfaction and the risk for type 2 diabetes

K. Lukaschek, J. Baumert, J. Kruse, C. Meisinger, K.H. Ladwig

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Measuring the effectiveness of in-hospital and on-base Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.) programs on reducing alcohol related harms in naval trainees: P.A.R.T.Y. Defence study protocol

Jason Watterson, Belinda Gabbe, Paul Dietze, Jennifer Thompson, Michael Oborn, Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Occupational safety and health aspects of corporate social responsibility reporting in Japan from 2004 to 2012

Tomohisa Nagata, Akinori Nakata, Koji Mori, Takashi Maruyama, Futoshi Kawashita, Masako Nagata

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

What are the working mechanisms of a web-based workplace sitting intervention targeting psychosocial factors and action planning?

Katrien De Cocker, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Greet Cardon, Corneel Vandelanotte

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Using the multiphase optimization strategy (MOST) to optimize an HIV care continuum intervention for vulnerable populations: a study protocol

Marya Viorst Gwadz, Linda M. Collins, Charles M. Cleland, Noelle R. Leonard, Leo Wilton, Monica Gandhi, R. Scott Braithwaite, David C. Perlman, Alexandra Kutnick, Amanda S. Ritchie

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exploring ‘generative mechanisms’ of the antiretroviral adherence club intervention using the realist approach: a scoping review of research-based antiretroviral treatment adherence theories

Ferdinand C. Mukumbang, Sara Van Belle, Bruno Marchal, Brian van Wyk

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cluster randomized evaluation of Adolescent Girls Empowerment Programme (AGEP): study protocol

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

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Community-based randomized controlled trial of diabetes prevention study for high-risk individuals of type 2 diabetes: lifestyle intervention using web-based system

Seon-Ah Cha, Sun-Young Lim, Kook-Rye Kim, Eun-Young Lee, Borami Kang, Yoon-Hee Choi, Kun-Ho Yoon, Yu-Bae Ahn, Jin-Hee Lee, Seung-Hyun Ko

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Unintentional drowning: Role of medicinal drugs and alcohol

Tuulia Pajunen, Erkki Vuori, Frank F. Vincenzi, Pirjo Lillsunde, Gordon Smith, Philippe Lunetta

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anemia risk in relation to lead exposure in lead-related manufacturing

Nan-Hung Hsieh, Shun-Hui Chung, Szu-Chieh Chen, Wei-Yu Chen, Yi-Hsien Cheng, Yi-Jun Lin, Su-Han You, Chung-Min Liao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Provision versus promotion to develop a handwashing station: the effect on desired handwashing behavior

Debashish Biswas, Fosiul Alam Nizame, Tina Sanghvi, Sumitro Roy, Stephen P. Luby, Leanne E. Unicomb

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Non-adherence to anti-retroviral therapy among HIV infected adults in Mon State of Myanmar

Win Lei Aye, Apa Puckpinyo, Karl Peltzer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Behavioral antecedents for handwashing in a low-income urban setting in Bangladesh: an exploratory study

Musarrat J. Rahman, Fosiul A. Nizame, Leanne Unicomb, Stephen P. Luby, Peter J. Winch

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Restaurant-based intervention to facilitate healthy eating choices and the identification of allergenic foods at a family-oriented resort and a campground

Lucia Tarro, Magaly Aceves-Martins, Yolanda Tiñena, Joan Lluís Parisi, Xavier Blasi, Montse Giralt, Elisabet Llauradó, Rosa Solà

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Using a mobile health application to reduce alcohol consumption: a mixed-methods evaluation of the drinkaware track & calculate units application

Sophie Attwood, Hannah Parke, John Larsen, Katie L. Morton

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of the US-Mexico border region in cardiovascular mortality: ecological time trend analysis of Mexican border and non-border municipalities from 1998 to 2012

Gabriel Anaya, Wael K Al-Delaimy

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Study Protocol of MINI SALTEN: a technology-based multi-component intervention in the school environment targeting healthy habits of first grade children and their parents

Irina Kovalskys, Cecile Rausch Herscovici, Paula Indart Rougier, María José De Gregorio, Luciana Zonis, Liliana Orellana

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Trends in alcohol-related admissions to hospital by age, sex and socioeconomic deprivation in England, 2002/03 to 2013/14

Mark A Green, Mark Strong, Lucy Conway, Ravi Maheswaran

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The epidemiology of drowning in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review

Matthew D. Tyler, David B. Richards, Casper Reske-Nielsen, Omeed Saghafi, Erica A. Morse, Robert Carey, Gabrielle A. Jacquet

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Social relationships, mental health and wellbeing in physical disability: a systematic review

Hannah Tough, Johannes Siegrist, Christine Fekete

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparing national infectious disease surveillance systems: China and the Netherlands

Willemijn L. Vlieg, Ewout B. Fanoy, Liselotte van Asten, Xiaobo Liu, Jun Yang, Eva Pilot, Paul Bijkerk, Wim van der Hoek, Thomas Krafft, Marianne A. van der Sande, Qi-Yong Liu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health beliefs, illness perceptions and determinants of breast screening uptake in Malta: a cross-sectional survey

Danika Marmarà, Vincent Marmarà, Gill Hubbard

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Motivation and obstacles for weight management among young women – a qualitative study with a public health focus - the Tromsø study: Fit Futures

Anne-Sofie Sand, Nina Emaus, Olaug S. Lian

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Unregulated serving sizes on the Canadian nutrition facts table – an invitation for manufacturer manipulations

Jessica Yin Man Chan, Mary J. Scourboutakos, Mary R. L’Abbé

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Health literacy in childhood and youth: a systematic review of definitions and models

Janine Bröder, Orkan Okan, Ullrich Bauer, Dirk Bruland, Sandra Schlupp, Torsten M. Bollweg, Luis Saboga-Nunes, Emma Bond, Kristine Sørensen, Eva-Maria Bitzer, Susanne Jordan, Olga Domanska, Christiane Firnges, Graça S. Carvalho, Uwe H. Bittlingmayer, Diane Levin-Zamir, Jürgen Pelikan, Diana Sahrai, Albert Lenz, Patricia Wahl, Malcolm Thomas, Fabian Kessl, Paulo Pinheiro

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Social disparities in the prevalence of multimorbidity – A register-based population study

Michaela L. Schiøtz, Anders Stockmarr, Dorte Høst, Charlotte Glümer, Anne Frølich

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The comprehensive ‘Communicate to Vaccinate’ taxonomy of communication interventions for childhood vaccination in routine and campaign contexts

Jessica Kaufman, Heather Ames, Xavier Bosch-Capblanch, Yuri Cartier, Julie Cliff, Claire Glenton, Simon Lewin, Artur Manuel Muloliwa, Afiong Oku, Angela Oyo-Ita, Gabriel Rada, Sophie Hill

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Progression of the epidemiological transition in a rural South African setting: findings from population surveillance in Agincourt, 1993–2013

Chodziwadziwa W. Kabudula, Brian Houle, Mark A. Collinson, Kathleen Kahn, Francesc Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Samuel J. Clark, Stephen Tollman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of income inequality and national wealth on child and adolescent mortality in low and middle-income countries

Joseph L. Ward, Russell M. Viner

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Measured, opportunistic, unexpected and naïve quitting: a qualitative grounded theory study of the process of quitting from the ex-smokers’ perspective

Andrea L Smith, Stacy M Carter, Sally M Dunlop, Becky Freeman, Simon Chapman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Process evaluation of an interorganizational cooperation initiative in vocational rehabilitation: the Dirigo project

Christian Ståhl, Åsa Andersén, Ingrid Anderzén, Kjerstin Larsson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Do parents’ support behaviours predict whether or not their children get sufficient sleep? A cross-sectional study

Evelyn Pyper, Daniel Harrington, Heather Manson

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Preventing sickness absenteeism among employees with common mental disorders or stress-related symptoms at work: Design of a cluster randomized controlled trial of a problem-solving based intervention versus care-as-usual conducted at the Occupational Health Services

G. Bergström, M. Lohela-Karlsson, L. Kwak, L. Bodin, I. Jensen, M. Torgén, L. Nybergh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hand-held cell phone use while driving legislation and observed driver behavior among population sub-groups in the United States

Toni M. Rudisill, Motao Zhu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cardiovascular risk status of Afro-origin populations across the spectrum of economic development: findings from the Modeling the Epidemiologic Transition Study

Lara R. Dugas, Terrence E. Forrester, Jacob Plange-Rhule, Pascal Bovet, Estelle V. Lambert, Ramon A. Durazo-Arvizu, Guichan Cao, Richard S. Cooper, Rasha Khatib, Laura Tonino, Walter Riesen, Wolfgang Korte, Stephanie Kliethermes, Amy Luke

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Parental work absenteeism is associated with increased symptom complaints and school absence in adolescent children

Mari Hysing, Keith J. Petrie, Tormod Bøe, Børge Sivertsen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dietary diversity scores: an indicator of micronutrient inadequacy instead of obesity for Chinese children

Wenzhi Zhao, Kai Yu, Shengjie Tan, Yingdong Zheng, Ai Zhao, Peiyu Wang, Yumei Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Contextual and psychosocial factors predicting Ebola prevention behaviours using the RANAS approach to behaviour change in Guinea-Bissau

Anna E. Gamma, Jurgita Slekiene, Gregor von Medeazza, Fredrik Asplund, Placido Cardoso, Hans-Joachim Mosler

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association between time scarcity, sociodemographic correlates and consumption of ultra-processed foods among parents in Norway: a cross-sectional study

Ingrid Laukeland Djupegot, Camilla Bengtson Nenseth, Elling Bere, Helga Birgit Torgeirsdotter Bjørnarå, Sissel Heidi Helland, Nina Cecilie Øverby, Monica Klungland Torstveit, Tonje Holte Stea

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health care waste management in community-based care: experiences of community health workers in low resource communities in South Africa

Lydia Hangulu, Olagoke Akintola

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

One-fourth of the prisoners are underweight in Northern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Semaw Ferede Abera, Kelemework Adane

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between leisure time physical activity preference and behavior: evidence from the China Health & Nutrition Survey, 2004–2011

Junmin Zhou, Denise H Britigan, Shireen S. Rajaram, Hongmei Wang, Dejun Su

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictors of adherence to micronutrient supplementation before and during pregnancy in Vietnam

Ines Gonzalez-Casanova, Phuong Hong Nguyen, Melissa Fox Young, Kimberly B. Harding, Greg Reinhart, Hieu Nguyen, Meredith Nechitillo, Truong V Truong, Hoa Pham, Son Nguyen, Lynnette M. Neufeld, Reynaldo Martorell, Usha Ramakrishnan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Processes and challenges of community mobilisation for latrine promotion under Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan in rural Odisha, India

Parimita Routray, Belen Torondel, Marion W. Jenkins, Thomas Clasen, Wolf-Peter Schmidt

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Low-smoke chulha in Indian slums: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Megha Thakur, Esther A. Boudewijns, Giridhara R. Babu, Bjorn Winkens, Luc P. de Witte, Jeroen Gruiskens, Preeti Sushama, Cristian T. Ghergu, Onno C. P. van Schayck

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of a workplace ‘sit less, move more’ program on efficiency-related outcomes of office employees

Anna Puig-Ribera, Judit Bort-Roig, Maria Giné-Garriga, Angel M. González-Suárez, Iván Martínez-Lemos, Jesús Fortuño, Joan C. Martori, Laura Muñoz-Ortiz, Raimon Milà, Nicholas D. Gilson, Jim McKenna

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

RETRACTED ARTICLE: Inequities in coverage of smokefree space policies within the United States

Christopher Lowrie, Amber L. Pearson, George Thomson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Socioeconomic status and dietary patterns in children from around the world: different associations by levels of country human development?

Taru Manyanga, Mark S. Tremblay, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Peter T. Katzmarzyk, Mikael Fogelholm, Gang Hu, Rebecca Kuriyan, Anura Kurpad, Estelle V. Lambert, Carol Maher, Jose Maia, Victor Matsudo, Timothy Olds, Vincent Onywera, Olga L. Sarmiento, Martyn Standage, Catrine Tudor-Locke, Pei Zhao, Vera Mikkila, Stephanie T. Broyles, for the ISCOLE Research Group

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rethinking physical activity communication: using focus groups to understand women’s goals, values, and beliefs to improve public health

Michelle Segar, Jennifer M. Taber, Heather Patrick, Chan L. Thai, April Oh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Avian influenza A/H7N9 risk perception, information trust and adoption of protective behaviours among poultry farmers in Jiangsu Province, China

Bin Cui, Qiuyan Liao, Wendy Wing Tak Lam, Zong Ping Liu, Richard Fielding

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Solid medical waste: a cross sectional study of household disposal practices and reported harm in Southern Ghana

Emilia Asuquo Udofia, Gabriel Gulis, Julius Fobil

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of food insecurity on health status of adolescents in Ethiopia: longitudinal study

Mulusew G. Jebena, David Lindstrom, Carl Lachat, Tefera Belachew, Patrick Kolsteren

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of the implementation of a whole-workplace walking programme using the RE-AIM framework

Emma J. Adams, Anna E. Chalkley, Dale W. Esliger, Lauren B. Sherar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of an m-Health financial incentives program on the physical activity and diet of Australian truck drivers

Nicholas D. Gilson, Toby G Pavey, Olivia RL Wright, Corneel Vandelanotte, Mitch J Duncan, Sjaan Gomersall, Stewart G. Trost, Wendy J. Brown

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exercise and eating habits among urban adolescents: a cross-sectional study in Kolkata, India

Soumitra Kumar, Saumitra Ray, Debabrata Roy, Kajal Ganguly, Sibananda Dutta, Tanmay Mahapatra, Sanchita Mahapatra, Kinnori Gupta, Kaushik Chakraborty, Mrinal Kanti Das, Santanu Guha, Pradip K. Deb, Amal K. Banerjee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Contextualizing willingness to participate: recommendations for engagement, recruitment & enrolment of Kenyan MSM in future HIV prevention trials

Monika Doshi, Lisa Avery, Ronnie P. Kaddu, Mary Gichuhi, Gloria Gakii, Elsabé du Plessis, Sumit Dutta, Shamshad Khan, Joshua Kimani, Robert R. Lorway

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Use of malaria RDTs in various health contexts across sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

Matthew R. Boyce, Wendy P. O’Meara

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How parents perceive screen viewing in their 5–6 year old child within the context of their own screen viewing time: a mixed-methods study

Janice L. Thompson, Simon J. Sebire, Joanna M. Kesten, Jesmond Zahra, Mark Edwards, Emma Solomon-Moore, Russell Jago

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Working in dissonance: experiences of work instability in workers with common mental disorders

Louise Danielsson, Monica Bertilsson, Kristina Holmgren, Gunnel Hensing

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Height inequalities and their change trends in China during 1985–2010: results from 6 cross-sectional surveys on children and adolescents aged 7–18 years

Yong Xu, Lei Hang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Measuring health literacy among low literate people: an exploratory feasibility study with the HLS-EU questionnaire

Hannelore Storms, Neree Claes, Bert Aertgeerts, Stephan Van den Broucke

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Noticing cigarette health warnings and support for new health warnings among non-smokers in China: findings from the International Tobacco Control project (ITC) China survey

Zejun Li, Tara Elton-Marshall, Geoffrey T. Fong, Anne Chiew Kin Quah, Guoze Feng, Yuan Jiang, Sara C. Hitchman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correcting for day of the week and public holiday effects: improving a national daily syndromic surveillance service for detecting public health threats

Elizabeth Buckingham-Jeffery, Roger Morbey, Thomas House, Alex J. Elliot, Sally Harcourt, Gillian E. Smith

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Do socio-cultural factors influence college students’ self-rated health status and health-promoting lifestyles? A cross-sectional multicenter study in Dalian, China

Sainyugu Lolokote, Tesfaldet Habtemariam Hidru, Xiaofeng Li

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Water and beverage consumption patterns among 4 to 13-year-old children in the United Kingdom

Florent Vieux, Matthieu Maillot, Florence Constant, Adam Drewnowski

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of commercial business lists as a proxy for licensed alcohol outlets

Heather A. Carlos, Joy Gabrielli, James D. Sargent

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Move the Neighbourhood: Study design of a community-based participatory public open space intervention in a Danish deprived neighbourhood to promote active living

Charlotte Skau Pawlowski, Laura Winge, Sidse Carroll, Tanja Schmidt, Anne Margrethe Wagner, Kamilla Pernille Johansen Nørtoft, Bettina Lamm, René Kural, Jasper Schipperijn, Jens Troelsen

01.12.2017 | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

‘Leaving no one behind’: reflections on the design of community-based HIV prevention for migrants in Johannesburg’s inner-city hostels and informal settlements

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dual burden of malnutrition in US Affiliated Pacific jurisdictions in the Children’s Healthy Living Program

Rachel Novotny, Fenfang Li, Rachael Leon Guerrero, Patricia Coleman, Aifili J. Tufa, Andrea Bersamin, Jonathan Deenik, Lynne R Wilkens

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic review of factors that shape implementation of mass drug administration for lymphatic filariasis in sub-Saharan Africa

Adam Silumbwe, Joseph Mumba Zulu, Hikabasa Halwindi, Choolwe Jacobs, Jessy Zgambo, Rosalia Dambe, Mumbi Chola, Gershom Chongwe, Charles Michelo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of childhood mortality in Nigeria

Sanni Yaya, Michael Ekholuenetale, Godson Tudeme, Shah Vaibhav, Ghose Bishwajit, Bernard Kadio

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Uptake of HIV testing in Burkina Faso: an assessment of individual and community-level determinants

Fati Kirakoya-Samadoulougou, Kévin Jean, Mathieu Maheu-Giroux

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

“Ensure that you are well aware of the risks you are taking…”: actions and activities medical tourists’ informal caregivers can undertake to protect their health and safety

Valorie A. Crooks, Rebecca Whitmore, Jeremy Snyder, Leigh Turner

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fetal and infant exposure to severe Chinese famine increases the risk of adult dyslipidemia: Results from the China health and retirement longitudinal study

Zhenghe Wang, Changwei Li, Zhongping Yang, Jun Ma, Zhiyong Zou

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Economic stress and condescending treatment in childhood and adult self-rated health: results from a population study in Sweden

Fredrik Granström, Hans-Georg Eriksson, Anu Molarius

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An audit of food and beverage advertising on the Sydney metropolitan train network: regulation and policy implications

Emma Sainsbury, Stephen Colagiuri, Roger Magnusson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk, reassurance and routine: a qualitative study of narrative understandings of the potential for HIV self-testing among men who have sex with men in England

T. Charles Witzel, Peter Weatherburn, Alison J. Rodger, Adam H. Bourne, Fiona M. Burns

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The relationships between harsh physical punishment and child maltreatment in childhood and intimate partner violence in adulthood

Tracie O. Afifi, Natalie Mota, Jitender Sareen, Harriet L. MacMillan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anxiety and depression symptoms and alcohol use among adolescents - a cross sectional study of Norwegian secondary school students

Espen Lund Johannessen, Helle Wessel Andersson, Johan Håkon Bjørngaard, Kristine Pape

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A meta-regression analysis of 41 Australian problem gambling prevalence estimates and their relationship to total spending on electronic gaming machines

Francis Markham, Martin Young, Bruce Doran, Mark Sugden

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The influence of dog ownership on objective measures of free-living physical activity and sedentary behaviour in community-dwelling older adults: a longitudinal case-controlled study

Philippa Margaret Dall, Sarah Lesley Helen Ellis, Brian Martin Ellis, P Margaret Grant, Alison Colyer, Nancy Renee Gee, Malcolm Howard Granat, Daniel Simon Mills

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Socioeconomic inequality in clusters of health-related behaviours in Europe: latent class analysis of a cross-sectional European survey

Shiho Kino, Eduardo Bernabé, Wael Sabbah

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Caught between a rock and a hard place: mental health of migrant live-in caregivers in Canada

Mandana Vahabi, Josephine Pui-Hing Wong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Four-year trends in adiposity and its association with hypertension in serial groups of young adult university students in urban Cameroon: a time-series study

Simeon-Pierre Choukem, André-Pascal Kengne, Maxime-Leolein Nguefack, Yannick Mboue-Djieka, Daniel Nebongo, Jackson T Guimezap, Jean Claude Mbanya

01.12.2017 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Why Australia needs to define obesity as a chronic condition

C. A. Opie, H. M. Haines, K. E. Ervin, K. Glenister, D. Pierce

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: The GOOD life: Study protocol for a social norms intervention to reduce alcohol and other drug use among Danish adolescents

Christiane Stock, Lotte Vallentin-Holbech, Birthe Marie Rasmussen

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Capturing how age-friendly communities foster positive health, social participation and health equity: a study protocol of key components and processes that promote population health in aging Canadians

Mélanie Levasseur, Marie-France Dubois, Mélissa Généreux, Verena Menec, Parminder Raina, Mathieu Roy, Catherine Gabaude, Yves Couturier, Catherine St-Pierre

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Awareness, knowledge, perceptions, and attitudes towards genetic testing for cancer risk among ethnic minority groups: a systematic review

Katie E. J. Hann, Madeleine Freeman, Lindsay Fraser, Jo Waller, Saskia C. Sanderson, Belinda Rahman, Lucy Side, Sue Gessler, Anne Lanceley, for the PROMISE study team

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Associations between measures of socio-economic status, beliefs about back pain, and exposure to a mass media campaign to improve back beliefs

Arnela Suman, Geoffrey P. Bostick, Frederieke G. Schaafsma, Johannes R. Anema, Douglas P. Gross

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cross-sectional assessment of infants’ exposure to toxic metals through breast milk in a prospective cohort study of mining communities in Ghana

David Kwaku Bansa, Adolf Kofi Awua, Rose Boatin, Theodosia Adom, Edward Christian Brown-Appiah, Kennedy Kwame Amewosina, Akusika Diaba, Dominic Datoghe, Wilhelmina Okwabi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Maternal-child co-participation in physical activity-related behaviours: prevalence and cross-sectional associations with mothers and children’s objectively assessed physical activity levels

Jill A. Hnatiuk, Ellen DeDecker, Kylie D. Hesketh, Greet Cardon

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Decisional Balance Inventory (DBI) Adolescent Form for Smoking: Psychometric Properties of the Persian Version

Maryam Khazaee-Pool, Tahereh Pashaei, Koen Ponnet, Fatemeh Jafari, Rashin Alizadeh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Determinants of tuberculosis transmission and treatment abandonment in Fortaleza, Brazil

Guy Harling, Antonio S. Lima Neto, Geziel S. Sousa, Marcia M. T. Machado, Marcia C. Castro

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Binge drinking and total alcohol consumption from 16 to 43 years of age are associated with elevated fasting plasma glucose in women: results from the northern Swedish cohort study

Karina Nygren, Anne Hammarström, Olov Rolandsson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of Indonesian patients’ health behaviors in delaying the diagnosis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma

R . Fles, A. C. R. K. Bos, Supriyati, D. Rachmawati, E. Waliyanti, I. B. Tan, S. M. Haryana, M. K. Schmidt, F. S. T. Dewi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mortality by country of birth in the Nordic countries – a systematic review of the literature

Helena Honkaniemi, Jennie Bacchus-Hertzman, Johan Fritzell, Mikael Rostila

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development and evaluation of two web-based interventions for the promotion of physical activity in older adults: study protocol for a community-based controlled intervention trial

Saskia Muellmann, Inna Bragina, Claudia Voelcker-Rehage, Eric Rost, Sonia Lippke, Jochen Meyer, Jochen Schnauber, Merlin Wasmann, Merle Toborg, Frauke Koppelin, Tilman Brand, Hajo Zeeb, Claudia R. Pischke

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Developing a comprehensive measure of mobility: mobility over varied environments scale (MOVES)

Jana A. Hirsch, Meghan Winters, Joanie Sims-Gould, Philippa J. Clarke, Nathalie Ste-Marie, Maureen Ashe, Heather A. McKay

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Strengthening capacity to research the social determinants of health in low- and middle-income countries: lessons from the INTREC programme

Nicholas Henschke, Anna Mirny, Joke A Haafkens, Heribert Ramroth, Siwi Padmawati, Martin Bangha, Lisa Berkman, Laksono Trisnantoro, Yulia Blomstedt, Heiko Becher, Osman Sankoh, Peter Byass, John Kinsman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Advantages and limitations for users of double pit pour-flush latrines: a qualitative study in rural Bangladesh

Faruqe Hussain, Thomas Clasen, Shahinoor Akter, Victoria Bawel, Stephen P. Luby, Elli Leontsini, Leanne Unicomb, Milan Kanti Barua, Brittany Thomas, Peter J. Winch

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Community-level characteristics and environmental factors of child respiratory illnesses in Southern Arizona

Nathan Lothrop, Khaleel Hussaini, Dean Billheimer, Paloma Beamer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Attitudes of consumers and live-poultry workers to central slaughtering in controlling H7N9: a cross-sectional study

Xiao Lin, Dingmei Zhang, Xinwei Wang, Yun Huang, Zhicheng Du, Yaming Zou, Jiahai Lu, Yuantao Hao

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparing motivational, self-regulatory and habitual processes in a computer-tailored physical activity intervention in hospital employees - protocol for the PATHS randomised controlled trial

Dominika Kwasnicka, Corneel Vandelanotte, Amanda Rebar, Benjamin Gardner, Camille Short, Mitch Duncan, Dawn Crook, Martin S. Hagger

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Vitamin D levels and deficiency with different occupations: a systematic review

Daniel Sowah, Xiangning Fan, Liz Dennett, Reidar Hagtvedt, Sebastian Straube

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rationale and protocol paper for the Healthy Active Peaceful Playgrounds for Youth (HAPPY) study

Wayne Cotton, Dean Dudley, Kirsten Jackson, Matthew Winslade, Janice Atkin