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BMC Public Health 1/2019

Ausgabe 1/2019

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01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“We have to clean ourselves to ensure that our children are healthy and beautiful”: findings from a qualitative assessment of a hand hygiene poster in rural Uganda

B. L. Harrison, C. Ogara, M. Gladstone, E. D. Carrol, J. Dusabe-Richards, A. Medina-Lara, J. Ditai, A. D. Weeks

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of social assistance programs on population health: a systematic review of research in high-income countries

Faraz V Shahidi, Chantel Ramraj, Odmaa Sod-Erdene, Vincent Hildebrand, Arjumand Siddiqi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association between air pollution and preterm birth and low birth weight in Guangdong, China

Ying Liu, Jihong Xu, Dian Chen, Pei Sun, Xu Ma

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Individual and family level factors associated with physical and mental health-related quality of life among people living with HIV in rural China

Yongkang Xiao, Chunqing Lin, Li Li, Guoping Ji

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among men who have sex with men: results of the first integrated biological and behavioral survey in Burkina Faso, West Africa

Henri Gautier Ouedraogo, Odette Ky-Zerbo, Ashley Grosso, Sara Goodman, Benoît Cesaire Samadoulougou, Grissoum Tarnagda, Adama Baguiya, Simon Tiendrebeogo, Marcel Lougue, Nongoba Sawadogo, Yves Traore, Nicolas Barro, Stefan Baral, Seni Kouanda

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sociodemographic characteristic of changes in smoking patterns in rural and urban population of PURE Poland study: findings from 6-year follow up

Katarzyna Połtyn-Zaradna, Katarzyna Zatońska, Alicja Basiak, Barbara Sozańska, Dagmara Gaweł-Dąbrowska, Maria Wołyniec, Andrzej Szuba, Witold Zatoński

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Announcing the availability of oral HIV self-test kits via text message to increase HIV testing among hard-to-reach truckers in Kenya: a randomized controlled trial

Elizabeth A. Kelvin, Gavin George, Samuel Kinyanjui, Eva Mwai, Matthew L. Romo, Faith Oruko, Jacob O. Odhiambo, Eston N. Nyaga, Joanne E. Mantell, Kaymarlin Govender

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Whole systems approaches to obesity and other complex public health challenges: a systematic review

Anne-Marie Bagnall, Duncan Radley, Rebecca Jones, Paul Gately, James Nobles, Margie Van Dijk, Jamie Blackshaw, Sam Montel, Pinki Sahota

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mapping of carbon monoxide related death risk in Turkey: a ten-year analysis based on news agency records

Günay Can, Uğurcan Sayılı, Özden Aksu Sayman, Ömer Faruk Kuyumcu, Duygu Yılmaz, Eren Esen, Eray Yurtseven, Ethem Erginöz

01.12.2019 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Interpreting mutual adjustment for multiple indicators of socioeconomic position without committing mutual adjustment fallacies

Michael J. Green, Frank Popham

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mental health workers perceptions of disaster response in China

Yingjun Xi, Runsen Chen, Amy L. Gillespie, Yuyang He, Chihua Jia, Kuo Shi, Yiming Yao, Xin Ma, Wei Liu, Emily Ying Yang Chan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Geographic and socio-demographic predictors of household food insecurity in Canada, 2011–12

Valerie Tarasuk, Andrée-Anne Fafard St-Germain, Andrew Mitchell

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

HIV treatment regimens and adherence to national guidelines in Australia: an analysis of dispensing data from the Australian pharmaceutical benefits scheme

Nila J. Dharan, Tomas Radovich, Samuel Che, Kathy Petoumenos, Prabhjot Juneja, Matthew Law, Robin Huang, Hamish McManus, Mark N. Polizzotto, Rebecca Guy, Peter Cronin, David A. Cooper, Richard T. Gray

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A pilot study to evaluate home-based screening for the common non-communicable diseases by a dedicated cadre of community health workers in a rural setting in India

Partha Basu, Manoj Mahajan, Nilesh Patira, Sangita Prasad, Sushma Mogri, Richard Muwonge, Eric Lucas, Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan, Swami Iyer, Navami Naik, Kirti Jain

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of access to HIV testing and counselling services among female sex workers in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

Soori Nnko, Evodius Kuringe, Daniel Nyato, Mary Drake, Caterina Casalini, Amani Shao, Albert Komba, Stefan Baral, Mwita Wambura, John Changalucha

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Menstrual hygiene management in rural schools of Zambia: a descriptive study of knowledge, experiences and challenges faced by schoolgirls

Joyce Chinyama, Jenala Chipungu, Cheryl Rudd, Mercy Mwale, Lavuun Verstraete, Charity Sikamo, Wilbroad Mutale, Roma Chilengi, Anjali Sharma

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Criterion validity and test-retest reliability of SED-GIH, a single item question for assessment of daily sitting time

Kristina Larsson, Lena V. Kallings, Örjan Ekblom, Victoria Blom, Eva Andersson, Maria M. Ekblom

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The epidemiology of non-viral gastroenteritis in New Zealand children from 1997 to 2015: an observational study

Emma Jeffs, Jonathan Williman, Natalie Martin, Cheryl Brunton, Tony Walls

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Students and brides: a qualitative analysis of the relationship between girls’ education and early marriage in Ethiopia and India

Anita Raj, Marissa Salazar, Emma C. Jackson, Natalie Wyss, Katherine A. McClendon, Aarushi Khanna, Yemeserach Belayneh, Lotus McDougal

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Why people engage in a weight loss intervention at their workplace - a stratified case study

Jeanette Reffstrup Christensen, Majda Pajevic, Pia Maria Ilvig, Karen Søgaard, Christina Jessen-Winge

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Dose-response relation of self-reported and accelerometer-measured physical activity to perceived health in middle age—the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 Study

Maisa S. Niemelä, Maarit Kangas, Riikka J. Ahola, Juha P. Auvinen, Anna-Maiju Leinonen, Tuija H. Tammelin, Eeva S. Vaaramo, Sirkka M. Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi, Raija I. Korpelainen, Timo J. Jämsä

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Temporal trends of geographic variation in mortality following cancer diagnosis: a population-based study

Yakir Rottenberg, Aviad Zick, Hagai Levine

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A descriptive study of a Smoke-free Teens Programme to promote smoke-free culture in schools and the community in Hong Kong

Oi Kwan Chung, William Ho Cheung Li, Ka Yan Ho, Antonio Cho Shing Kwong, Vienna Wai Yin Lai, Man Ping Wang, Katherine Ka Wai Lam, Tai Hing Lam, Sophia Siu Chee Chan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluating China’s mental health policy on local-level promotion and implementation: a case study of Liuyang Municipality

Wei Zhou, Yu Yu, Xinyi Zhao, Shuiyuan Xiao, Lizhang Chen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of diabetes on labour market participation: a systematic review of results and methods

Sara Pedron, Karl Emmert-Fees, Michael Laxy, Lars Schwettmann

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Bullying and sexual abuse and their association with harmful behaviours, antidepressant use and health-related quality of life in adulthood: a population-based study in South Australia

David Alejandro González-Chica, Julio Licinio, Michael Musker, Mali Wong, Jacqueline Bowden, Phillipa Hay, Catherine Chittleborough, Nigel Stocks

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Physical activity and sedentary behavior across three time-points and associations with social skills in early childhood

Valerie Carson, Eun-Young Lee, Kylie D. Hesketh, Stephen Hunter, Nicholas Kuzik, Madison Predy, Ryan E. Rhodes, Christina M. Rinaldi, John C. Spence, Trina Hinkley

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal health care service utilization in post-war Liberia: analysis of nationally representative cross-sectional household surveys

Sanni Yaya, Olalekan A. Uthman, Ghose Bishwajit, Michael Ekholuenetale

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Screening and testing for tuberculosis among the HIV-infected: outcomes from a large HIV programme in western Kenya

Philip Owiti, Dickens Onyango, Robina Momanyi, Anthony D. Harries

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Offering HCV treatment to prisoners is an important opportunity: key principles based on policy and practice assessment in Europe

H. Stöver, F. Meroueh, A. Marco, K. Keppler, P. Saiz de la Hoya, R. Littlewood, N. Wright, F. Nava, F. Alam, S. Walcher, L. Somaini

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Systematic review of HIV treatment adherence research among people who inject drugs in the United States and Canada: evidence to inform pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) adherence interventions

Angela R. Bazzi, Mari-Lynn Drainoni, Dea L. Biancarelli, Joshua J. Hartman, Matthew J. Mimiaga, Kenneth H. Mayer, Katie B. Biello

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk factors of hepatitis B virus surface antigen carriage and serological profile of HBsAg carriers in Lomé Togo, 2016

Wemboo Afiwa Halatoko, Akouda Patassi, Pauline Yanogo, Leou Ismael Banla, Adjaho Koba, Zoulkaneiri Issa, Koffi Akolly, Agballa Mébiny-Esso Tchalla, Hamadi Assane, Aboukerim Naba-Mouchedou, Bernard Sawadogo, Simon Nouvura Antara, Kossi Badziklou, Abiba Kere Banla, Didier Koumavi Ekouevi, Idrissa Sanou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors related to out-of-hours help-seeking for acute health problems: a survey study using case scenarios

Ellen Keizer, Morten Bondo Christensen, Anders Helles Carlsen, Marleen Smits, Michel Wensing, Oliver Senn, Linda Huibers

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of parasitic contamination of raw vegetables in Nakhon Si Thammarat province, southern Thailand

Chuchard Punsawad, Nonthapan Phasuk, Kanjana Thongtup, Surasak Nagavirochana, Parnpen Viriyavejakul

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations of socioeconomic and religious factors with health: a population-based, comparison study between China and Korea using the 2010 East Asian social survey

Roeul Kim, Woojin Chung

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Tobacco smoking and semen quality in infertile males: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Pravesh Kumar Bundhun, Girish Janoo, Akash Bhurtu, Abhishek Rishikesh Teeluck, Mohammad Zafooruddin Sani Soogund, Manish Pursun, Feng Huang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Increasing gaps in health inequalities related to non-communicable diseases in South Australia; implications towards behavioural risk factor surveillance systems to provide evidence for action

Stefano Campostrini, Eleonora Dal Grande, Anne W. Taylor

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness and quality of life of a diet intervention postpartum: 2-year results from a randomized controlled trial

Lars Hagberg, Anna Winkvist, Hilde K Brekke, Fredrik Bertz, Else Hellebö Johansson, Ena Huseinovic

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Low hepatitis C prevalence in Belgium: implications for treatment reimbursement and scale up

Amber Litzroth, Vanessa Suin, Chloé Wyndham-Thomas, Sophie Quoilin, Gaëtan Muyldermans, Thomas Vanwolleghem, Benoît Kabamba-Mukadi, Vera Verburgh, Marjorie Jacques, Steven Van Gucht, Veronik Hutse

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association between use of online social networks sites and perceived social isolation among individuals in the second half of life: results based on a nationally representative sample in Germany

André Hajek, Hans-Helmut König

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the perceived stress scale in Ethiopian university students

Md Dilshad Manzar, Mohammed Salahuddin, Sony Peter, Ahmad Alghadir, Shahnawaz Anwer, Ahmed S. Bahammam, Seithikurippu R. Pandi-Perumal

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Healthy shopper? Blood pressure testing in a shopping centre Pop-Up in England

Laura A. Edwards, Peter Campbell, Deanna J. Taylor, Rakhee Shah, David F. Edgar, David P. Crabb

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and characteristics of adults with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in corrections: a Canadian case ascertainment study

K. McLachlan, A. McNeil, J. Pei, U. Brain, G. Andrew, T. F. Oberlander

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The handling of evidence in national and local policy making: a case study of alcohol industry actor strategies regarding data on on-premise trading hours and violence in Norway

Ingeborg Rossow, Jim McCambridge

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Overweight among seafarers working on board merchant ships

Giulio Nittari, Daniele Tomassoni, Marzio Di Canio, Enea Traini, Isabel Pirillo, Andrea Minciacchi, Francesco Amenta

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of integrated disease surveillance and response (IDSR) core and support functions after the revitalisation of IDSR in Uganda from 2012 to 2016

Ben Masiira, Lydia Nakiire, Christine Kihembo, Edson Katushabe, Nasan Natseri, Immaculate Nabukenya, Innocent Komakech, Issa Makumbi, Okot Charles, Francis Adatu, Miriam Nanyunja, Solomon Fisseha Woldetsadik, Ibrahima Socé Fall, Patrick Tusiime, Alemu Wondimagegnehu, Peter Nsubuga

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Knowledge and awareness of hepatitis B among households in Malaysia: a community-based cross-sectional survey

Yogambigai Rajamoorthy, Niazlin Mohd Taib, Subramaniam Munusamy, Samsul Anwar, Abram Luther Wagner, Mudatsir Mudatsir, Ruth Müller, Ulrich Kuch, David Alexander Groneberg, Harapan Harapan, Aye Aye Khin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and correlates of psychological distress among 13–14 year old adolescent girls in North Karnataka, South India: a cross-sectional study

Tara S. Beattie, Ravi Prakash, April Mazzuca, Leslie Kelly, Prakash Javalkar, T. Raghavendra, Satyanarayana Ramanaik, Martine Collumbien, Stephen Moses, Lori Heise, Shajy Isac, Charlotte Watts

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal perceptions of childhood vaccination: explanations of reasons for and against vaccination

Deborah A. McNeil, Melissa Mueller, Shannon MacDonald, Sheila McDonald, Vineet Saini, James D. Kellner, Suzanne Tough

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sociodemographic correlates of depressive symptoms: a cross-sectional analytic study among healthy urban Ghanaian women

Harriet Affran Bonful, Adote Anum

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

INTERACT: A comprehensive approach to assess urban form interventions through natural experiments

Yan Kestens, Meghan Winters, Daniel Fuller, Scott Bell, Janelle Berscheid, Ruben Brondeel, Michael Cantinotti, Geetanjali Datta, Lise Gauvin, Margot Gough, Karen Laberee, Paul Lewis, Sébastien Lord, Hui ( Henry) Luan, Heather McKay, Catherine Morency, Nazeem Muhajarine, Trisalyn Nelson, Callista Ottoni, Zoe Poirier Stephens, Caitlin Pugh, Gabrielle Rancourt, Martin Shareck, Joanie Sims-Gould, Meridith Sones, Kevin Stanley, Benoit Thierry, Calvin Thigpen, Rania Wasfi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Collaborative emergency preparedness and response to cross-institutional outbreaks of multidrug-resistant organisms: a scenario-based approach in two regions of the Netherlands

Marion de Vries, Patrick Kenis, Marleen Kraaij-Dirkzwager, Elis Joost Ruitenberg, Jörg Raab, Aura Timen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

HIV self-testing as part of a differentiated HIV testing approach: exploring urban and rural adult experiences from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa using a cross-over study design

Charlene Harichund, Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Pinky Kunene, Sinenhlanhla Simelane, Mosa Moshabela

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Environmental health practitioners potentially play a key role in helping communities adapt to climate change

Busisiwe Shezi, Angela Mathee, Wellington Siziba, Renée A. Street, Nisha Naicker, Zamantimande Kunene, Caradee Y. Wright

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association between ethnicity, stigma, beliefs about medicines and adherence in people living with HIV in a rural area in Indonesia

E. I. Sianturi, D. A. Perwitasari, Md. A. Islam, K. Taxis

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mothers In Motion intervention effect on psychosocial health in young, low-income women with overweight or obesity

Mei-Wei Chang, Susan Nitzke, Roger Brown

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health care utilization for common childhood illnesses in rural parts of Ethiopia: evidence from the 2016 Ethiopian demographic and health survey

Muluneh Alene, Leltework Yismaw, Yebelay Berelie, Bekalu Kassie

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Vaccination coverage in Lebanon following the Syrian crisis: results from the district-based immunization coverage evaluation survey 2016

Ziad Mansour, Randa Hamadeh, Alissar Rady, M. Carolina Danovaro-Holliday, Kamal Fahmy, Racha Said, Lina Brandt, Ramy Warrak, Walid Ammar

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Screen viewing behavior and sleep duration among children aged 2 and below

Bozhi Chen, Rob M. van Dam, Chuen Seng Tan, Hwee Ling Chua, Pey Gein Wong, Jonathan Y. Bernard, Falk Müller-Riemenschneider

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Lifestyle risk indices in adolescence and their relationships to adolescent disease burden: findings from an Australian national survey

Louise Mewton, Katrina Champion, Frances Kay-Lambkin, Matthew Sunderland, Louise Thornton, Maree Teesson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Early linear growth retardation: results of a prospective study of Zambian infants

Roma Chilengi, Mah Asombang, Jillian L. Kadota, Obvious N. Chilyabanyama, Katayi Mwila-Kazimbaya, Harriet Ng’ombe, Michelo Simuyandi, Samuel Bosomprah

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“They say that I have lost my integrity by breaking my virginity”: experiences of teen school going mothers in two schools in Lusaka Zambia

Shanny Nkwemu, Choolwe N. Jacobs, Oliver Mweemba, Anjali Sharma, Joseph M. Zulu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“We are not gays… don’t tell me those things”: engaging ‘hidden’ men who have sex with men and transgender women in HIV prevention in Myanmar

Vanessa Veronese, Emily Clouse, Andrea L. Wirtz, Kaung Htet Thu, Soe Naing, Stefan D. Baral, Mark Stoové, Chris Beyrer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictive model and determinants of under-five child mortality: evidence from the 2014 Ghana demographic and health survey

Justice Moses K. Aheto

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Value of the arterial stiffness index and ankle brachial index in subclinical atherosclerosis screening in healthy community-dwelling individuals

Javad Alizargar, Chyi-Huey Bai

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Knowledge of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance among Norwegian pharmacy customers – a cross-sectional study

Marit Waaseth, Abdifatah Adan, Ingrid L. Røen, Karoline Eriksen, Tijana Stanojevic, Kjell H. Halvorsen, Beate H. Garcia, Lone Holst, Karen M. Ulshagen, Hege S. Blix, Hilde Ariansen, Hedvig M. E. Nordeng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Support for e-cigarette regulations among Australian young adults

Michelle I. Jongenelis, Caitlin Kameron, Daniel Rudaizky, Simone Pettigrew

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pit latrine fill-up rates: variation determinants and public health implications in informal settlements, Nakuru-Kenya

Fredrick Owino Gudda, Wilkister Nyaora Moturi, Omondi Steve Oduor, Edward Wanee Muchiri, Jeroen Ensink

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Rotavirus gastroenteritis in Indian children < 5 years hospitalized for diarrhoea, 2012 to 2016

Sidhartha Giri, Nayana P. Nair, Ann Mathew, B. Manohar, Anna Simon, Tejinder Singh, S. Suresh Kumar, M. A. Mathew, Sudhir Babji, Rashmi Arora, C. P. Girish Kumar, S. Venkatasubramanian, Sanjay Mehendale, Mohan D. Gupte, Gagandeep Kang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health vulnerabilities of readymade garment (RMG) workers: a systematic review

Humayun Kabir, Myfanwy Maple, Kim Usher, Md Shahidul Islam

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sickness absence in pregnancy and sedentary behavior: a population-based cohort study from Norway

Idunn Brekke, Kåre Rønn Richardsen, Anne Karen Jenum

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study protocol: evaluation of a community health promotion program in a socioeconomically deprived city district in the Netherlands using mixed methods and guided by action research

Marja A. J. G. de Jong, Annemarie Wagemakers, Maria A. Koelen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The FLEX study school-based physical activity programs – measurement and evaluation of implementation

Catherine M. Wright, Virginia R. Chomitz, Paula J. Duquesnay, Sarah A. Amin, Christina D. Economos, Jennifer M. Sacheck

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations between social isolation, loneliness, and objective physical activity in older men and women

Stephanie Schrempft, Marta Jackowska, Mark Hamer, Andrew Steptoe

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Identification of starting points to promote health and wellbeing at the community level – a qualitative study

Jennifer Hilger-Kolb, Claudia Ganter, Maren Albrecht, Catherin Bosle, Joachim E. Fischer, Laura Schilling, Claudia Schlüfter, Maria Steinisch, Kristina Hoffmann

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Challenges and opportunities for eliminating tuberculosis – leveraging political momentum of the UN high-level meeting on tuberculosis

Haruka Sakamoto, Sangnim Lee, Aya Ishizuka, Eiji Hinoshita, Hiroyuki Hori, Nanao Ishibashi, Kenichi Komada, Masataro Norizuki, Yasushi Katsuma, Hidechika Akashi, Kenji Shibuya

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Relationship between area mortgage foreclosures, homeownership, and cardiovascular disease risk factors: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos

Earle C. Chambers, David B. Hanna, Simin Hua, Dustin T. Duncan, Marlene Camacho-Rivera, Shannon N. Zenk, Jessica L. McCurley, Krista Perreira, Marc D. Gellman, Linda C. Gallo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A cross-sectional study to estimate the point prevalence of painful diabetic neuropathy in Eastern Libya

Sabri Garoushi, Mark I. Johnson, Osama A. Tashani

01.12.2019 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Achieving the end game: employing “vaccine diplomacy” to eradicate polio in Pakistan

Shahella Idrees Shakeel, Matthew Brown, Shakeel Sethi, Tim K. Mackey

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of the self-sampling for cervical cancer screening in Bolivia

Gustavo Allende, Pedro Surriabre, Leyddy Cáceres, Diego Bellot, Neli Ovando, Andrea Torrico, Pamela Calle, Carla Ascarrunz, Sophie Alexander, Michel Bossens, Véronique Fontaine, Patricia Rodríguez

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Body mass index and physical fitness among Chinese adolescents from Shandong Province: a cross-sectional study

Xiangren Yi, You Fu, Ryan D. Burns, Yang Bai, Peng Zhang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Is screen time associated with anxiety or depression in young people? Results from a UK birth cohort

Jasmine N. Khouja, Marcus R. Munafò, Kate Tilling, Nicola J. Wiles, Carol Joinson, Peter J. Etchells, Ann John, Fiona M. Hayes, Suzanne H. Gage, Rosie P. Cornish

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Is partnership the answer? Delivering the national immunisation programme in the new English health system: a mixed methods study

Tracey Chantler, Sadie Bell, Vanessa Saliba, Catherine Heffernan, Thara Raj, Mary Ramsay, Sandra Mounier-Jack

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of the treatment of uncomplicated severe acute malnutrition by lady health workers as compared to an outpatient therapeutic feeding programme in Sindh Province, Pakistan

Eleanor Rogers, Saul Guerrero, Deepak Kumar, Sajid Soofi, Shahid Fazal, Karen Martínez, Jose Luis Alvarez Morán, Chloe Puett

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations between active commuting to school, sleep duration, and breakfast consumption in Ecuadorian young people

Emilio Villa-González, Francisco J. Huertas-Delgado, Palma Chillón, Robinson Ramírez-Vélez, Yaira Barranco-Ruiz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between rural-to-urban migrants’ social medical insurance, social integration and their medical return in China: a nationally representative cross-sectional data analysis

Bo-li Peng, Li Ling

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Incidence rate of sexually transmitted infections among HIV infected patients on long-term ART in an urban and a rural clinic in Uganda

Stephen Okoboi, Barbara Castelnuovo, David M. Moore, Joseph Musaazi, Andrew Kambugu, Josephine Birungi, Mastula Nanfuka, Annelies Van Rie

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

To what extent can the activities of the South Australian Health in All Policies initiative be linked to population health outcomes using a program theory-based evaluation?

Fran Baum, Toni Delany-Crowe, Colin MacDougall, Helen van Eyk, Angela Lawless, Carmel Williams, Michael Marmot

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sport-based youth development interventions in the United States: a systematic review

Meredith A. Whitley, William V. Massey, Martin Camiré, Mish Boutet, Amanda Borbee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Latent variable modeling to develop a robust proxy for sensitive behaviors: application to latrine use behavior and its association with sanitation access in a middle-income country

V. K. Lopez, B. T. West, P. J. Clarke, E. Quentin, J. N. S. Eisenberg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Non-compliance and associated factors against smoke-free legislation among health care staffs in governmental hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: an observational cross-sectional study

Tamiru Tadesse, Belay Zawdie

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Anaemia among adolescent girls in three districts in Ethiopia

Seifu Hagos Gebreyesus, Bilal Shikur Endris, Getahun Teka Beyene, Alinoor Mohamed Farah, Fekadu Elias, Hana Nekatebeb Bekele

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A new look at population health through the lenses of cognitive, functional and social disability clustering in eastern DR Congo: a community-based cross-sectional study

Espoir Bwenge Malembaka, Hermès Karemere, Ghislain Bisimwa Balaluka, Anne-Sophie Lambert, Fiston Muneza, Hedwig Deconinck, Jean Macq

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Agreement of offspring-reported parental smoking status: the RHINESSA generation study

Kathrine Pape, Cecilie Svanes, Andrei Malinovschi, Bryndis Benediktsdottir, Caroline Lodge, Christer Janson, Jesus Moratalla, José Luis Sánchez-Ramos, Lennart Bråbäck, Mathias Holm, Rain Jögi, Randi Jacobsen Bertelsen, Torben Sigsgaard, Ane Johannessen, Vivi Schlünssen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Differences in objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour between white Europeans and south Asians recruited from primary care: cross-sectional analysis of the PROPELS trial

Gregory J. H. Biddle, Charlotte L. Edwardson, Alex V. Rowlands, Melanie J. Davies, Danielle H. Bodicoat, Wendy Hardeman, Helen Eborall, Stephen Sutton, Simon Griffin, Kamlesh Khunti, Thomas Yates

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Exposure risks and ineffectiveness of total release foggers (TRFs) used for cockroach control in residential settings

Zachary C. DeVries, Richard G. Santangelo, Jonathan Crissman, Russell Mick, Coby Schal

01.12.2019 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Too much medicine? Scientific and ethical issues from a comparison between two conflicting paradigms

Francesco Attena

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Service-users’ perspectives of link worker social prescribing: a qualitative follow-up study

Josephine M. Wildman, Suzanne Moffatt, Mel Steer, Kirsty Laing, Linda Penn, Nicola O’Brien

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparison of clinical and cost-effectiveness of two strategies using mobile digital x-ray to detect pulmonary tuberculosis in rural India

Bornali Datta, Ashish Kumar Prakash, David Ford, Praveen K. Tanwar, Pinky Goyal, Poulomi Chatterjee, Smita Vipin, Anand Jaiswal, Naresh Trehan, Kavita Ayyagiri

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Examining validity of body mass index calculated using height and weight data from the US driver license

Alla Chernenko, Huong Meeks, Ken R. Smith

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Focus groups inform a mobile health intervention to promote adherence to a Mediterranean diet and engagement in physical activity among people living with HIV

Brook L. Henry, Elizabeth Quintana, David J. Moore, John Garcia, Jessica L. Montoya

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Strengthening resilience through an extended postnatal home visiting program in a multicultural suburb in Sweden: fathers striving for stability

Kirsi Tiitinen Mekhail, Lene Lindberg, Bo Burström, Anneli Marttila

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Nicotine dependence as an independent risk factor for atherosclerosis in the National Lung Screening Trial

Junjia Zhu, Kevin Nelson, Jennifer Toth, Joshua E. Muscat

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Human trafficking among Ethiopian returnees: its magnitude and risk factors

Lemma Derseh Gezie, Alemayehu Worku Yalew, Yigzaw Kebede Gete

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Management information systems for community based interventions to improve health: qualitative study of stakeholder perspectives

Linda Penn, Louis Goffe, Anna Haste, Suzanne Moffatt

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Spanish validation endorsement of SDM-Q-9, a new approach

Geovanny Efraín Alvarado-Villa, Jorge Daniel Moncayo-Rizzo, Jorge Andrés Gallardo-Rumbea

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of calories-only vs physical activity calorie expenditure labeling on lunch calories purchased in worksite cafeterias

Anthony J. Viera, Ziya Gizlice, Laura Tuttle, Emily Olsson, Julie Gras-Najjar, Derek Hales, Laura Linnan, Feng-Chang Lin, Seth M. Noar, Alice Ammerman

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mental health and substance use among women and men at the intersections of identities and experiences of discrimination: insights from the intersectionality framework

Milkie Vu, Jingjing Li, Regine Haardörfer, Michael Windle, Carla J. Berg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Women’s knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) relating to breast and cervical cancers in rural Zimbabwe: a cross sectional study in Mudzi District, Mashonaland East Province

Lovemore Makurirofa, Priscilla Mangwiro, Victoria James, Amos Milanzi, Junior Mavu, Michael Nyamuranga, Sydney Kamtauni

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cause-specific mortality estimates for Malaysia in 2013: results from a national sample verification study using medical record review and verbal autopsy

Azahadi Omar, Shubash Shander Ganapathy, Mohamad Fuad Mohamad Anuar, Yi Yi Khoo, Chandrika Jeevananthan, S. Maria Awaluddin, Jane Ling Miaw Yn, Chalapati Rao

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“Working on Wellness:” protocol for a worksite health promotion capacity-building program for employers

Mari Ryan, Lisa Erck, Leslee McGovern, Kathleen McCabe, Kevin Myers, Suzanne Nobrega, Wenjun Li, Wen-Chieh Lin, Laura Punnett

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A cholera outbreak in a rural north central Nigerian community: an unmatched case-control study

Chioma Cindy Dan-Nwafor, Uzoma Ogbonna, Pamela Onyiah, Saheed Gidado, Bashorun Adebobola, Patrick Nguku, Peter Nsubuga

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risky sexual practice and associated factors among HIV positive adults visiting ART clinics in public hospitals in Addis Ababa city, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Wondimagegne Belay Tadesse, Abebaw Addis Gelagay

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Food and beverage marketing in primary and secondary schools in Canada

Monique Potvin Kent, Cayley E. Velazquez, Elise Pauzé, Olivia Cheng-Boivin, Noami Berfeld

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Long-term survival outcomes of HIV infected children receiving antiretroviral therapy: an observational study from Zambia (2003–2015)

Jane N. Mutanga, Simon Mutembo, Amara E. Ezeamama, Xiao Song, Robert C. Fubisha, Kunda Mutesu-Kapembwa, Derrick Sialondwe, Brenda Simuchembu, Jelita Chinyonga, Philip E. Thuma, Christopher C. Whalen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiological investigation of sudden cardiac death in multiethnic Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region in Northwest China

Jianghua Zhang, Xianhui Zhou, Qiang Xing, Yaodong Li, Ling Zhang, Qina Zhou, Yanmei Lu, Yinwen Fan, Abu Lizi, Wenhong Yan, Hongyan Wang, Meiling Zhai, Jianfu Bao, Liping Chen, Maihe Tuoti, Haidong Cui, Jian Wang, Baopeng Tang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of community adolescent treatment supporters (CATS) interventions in improving linkage and retention in care, adherence to ART and psychosocial well-being: a randomised trial among adolescents living with HIV in rural Zimbabwe

Nicola Willis, Amos Milanzi, Mather Mawodzeke, Chengetai Dziwa, Alice Armstrong, Innocent Yekeye, Phangisile Mtshali, Victoria James

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Community perception and knowledge of cystic echinococcosis in the High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Séverine Thys, Hamid Sahibi, Sarah Gabriël, Tarik Rahali, Pierre Lefèvre, Abdelkbir Rhalem, Tanguy Marcotty, Marleen Boelaert, Pierre Dorny

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Serum vitamin D levels in Berliners of Turkish descent –a cross-sectional study

Lilian Krist, Theresa Keller, Heiko Becher, Karl-Heinz Jöckel, Martin Schlaud, Stefan N. Willich, Thomas Keil

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“Condoms are … like public transit. It’s something you want everyone else to take”: Perceptions and use of condoms among HIV negative gay men in Vancouver, Canada in the era of biomedical and seroadaptive prevention

Benjamin J. Klassen, Karyn Fulcher, Sarah A. Chown, Heather L. Armstrong, Robert S. Hogg, David M. Moore, Eric A. Roth, Nathan J. Lachowsky

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Identification of health-related behavioural clusters and their association with demographic characteristics in Irish university students

Joseph J. Murphy, Ciaran MacDonncha, Marie H. Murphy, Niamh Murphy, Anna Timperio, Rebecca M Leech, Catherine B. Woods

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Participatory development and pilot testing of iChoose: an adaptation of an evidence-based paediatric weight management program for community implementation

Jennie L. Hill, Jamie M. Zoellner, Wen You, Donna J. Brock, Bryan Price, Ramine C. Alexander, Madlyn Frisard, Fabiana Brito, Xiaolu Hou, Paul A. Estabrooks

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

HIV self-testing: South African young adults’ recommendations for ease of use, test kit contents, accessibility, and supportive resources

Tiarney D. Ritchwood, Amanda Selin, Audrey Pettifor, Sheri A. Lippman, Hailey Gilmore, Linda Kimaru, Jennifer Hove, Ryan Wagner, Rhian Twine, Kathleen Kahn

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Antenatal care data sources and their policy and planning implications: a Palestinian example using the Lives Saved Tool

Ingrid K. Friberg, Mahima Venkateswaran, Buthaina Ghanem, J. Frederik Frøen

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: The prevalence of underweight, overweight, obesity and associated risk factors among school-going adolescents in seven African countries

Taru Manyanga, Hesham El-Sayed, David Teye Doku, Jason R. Randall

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A multilevel approach for promoting physical activity in rural communities: a cluster randomized controlled trial

Alan M. Beck, Amy A. Eyler, J. Aaron Hipp, Abby C. King, Rachel G. Tabak, Yan Yan, Rodrigo S. Reis, Dixie D. Duncan, Amanda S. Gilbert, Natalicio H. Serrano, Ross C. Brownson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Spatiotemporal evolution of global population ageing from 1960 to 2017

Junming Li, Xiulan Han, Xiangxue Zhang, Sixian Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations of recommended food score and physical performance in Korean elderly

Gyeo Woon Jeong, You Jin Kim, Saejong Park, Hyesook Kim, Oran Kwon

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of workplace bullying on Chinese children’s health, behaviours and school adjustment via parenting: study protocol for a longitudinal study

Catalina Sau Man Ng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cigarette smoking and reasons for leaving school among school dropouts in South Africa

Rachana Desai, Liesbeth A. G. Mercken, Robert A. C. Ruiter, Jan Schepers, Priscilla S. Reddy

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“For us here, we remind ourselves”: strategies and barriers to ART access and adherence among older Ugandans

Enid Schatz, Janet Seeley, Joel Negin, Helen A. Weiss, Grace Tumwekwase, Elizabeth Kabunga, Phiona Nalubega, Joseph Mugisha

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The use of home-based HIV testing and counseling in low-and-middle income countries: a scoping review

Moshoeu Prisca Moshoeu, Desmond Kuupiel, Nonjabulo Gwala, Tivani P. Mashamba-Thompson

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study protocol for SeniorWorkingLife - push and stay mechanisms for labour market participation among older workers

Lars Louis Andersen, Emil Sundstrup

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study protocol: optimized complementary feeding study (OTIS): a randomized controlled trial of the impact of a protein-reduced complementary diet based on Nordic foods

Torbjörn Lind, Ulrica Johansson, Inger Öhlund, Lene Lindberg, Bo Lönnerdal, Catharina Tennefors, Olle Hernell

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Progress in sanitation among poor households in Kenya: evidence from demographic and health surveys

John Njuguna

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Lowland grazing and Marburg virus disease (MVD) outbreak in Kween district, Eastern Uganda

Aggrey Siya, William Bazeyo, Doreen Tuhebwe, Gabriel Tumwine, Arnold Ezama, Leonard Manirakiza, Donald R. Kugonza, Innocent B. Rwego

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Having a toilet is not enough: the limitations in fulfilling the human rights to water and sanitation in a municipal school in Bahia, Brazil

Édila Dalmaso Coswosk, Priscila Neves-Silva, Celina Maria Modena, Léo Heller

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Type 2 Diabetes: how informed are the general public? A cross-sectional study investigating disease awareness and barriers to communicating knowledge in high-risk populations in London

Reem Kayyali, Natasha Slater, Aisha Sahi, Deepa Mepani, Karima Lalji, Ako Abdallah

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Preteen children’s health related quality of life in Sweden: changes over time and disparities between different sociodemographic groups

Mazen Baroudi, Solveig Petersen, Fredinah Namatovu, Annelie Carlsson, Anneli Ivarsson, Fredrik Norström

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and prediabetes in Kerala, India: results from a 10-year prospective cohort

Gadadharan Vijayakumar, Sreeja Manghat, Revathi Vijayakumar, Leena Simon, Liss Maria Scaria, Aswathi Vijayakumar, Ganapathy K. Sreehari, V. Raman Kutty, Arun Rachana, Abdul Jaleel

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Changes in school-day step counts during a physical activity for Lent intervention: a cluster randomized crossover trial of the Savior’s Sandals

David Kahan, Kent A. Lorenz, Eyad Kawwa, Andrew Rioveros

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiological characteristics of injury mortality in Guangdong Province, China, 2015

Ruilin Meng, Xiaojun Xu, Yanjun Xu, Chao Luo, Haofeng Xu, Ye Wang, Xiuling Song, Liang Xia, Ni Xiao, Shaoen Zhou, Lifeng Lin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Qualitative exploration of the impact of employment and volunteering upon the health and wellbeing of African refugees settled in regional Australia: a refugee perspective

Nina Wood, Grace Charlwood, Christopher Zecchin, Vibeke Hansen, Michael Douglas, Sabrina Winona Pit

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Does the economic recession influence the incidence of pertussis in a cosmopolitan European city?

Sílvia Brugueras, Cristina Rius, Joan-Pau Millet, Martí Casals, Joan A. Caylà, Barcelona Pertussis Working Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Physical activity and screen-viewing policies in Canadian childcare centers

Emily Ott, Leigh M. Vanderloo, Patricia Tucker

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sub national variation and inequalities in under-five mortality in Kenya since 1965

Peter M. Macharia, Emanuele Giorgi, Pamela N. Thuranira, Noel K. Joseph, Benn Sartorius, Robert W. Snow, Emelda A. Okiro

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Incorporating selected non-communicable diseases into facility-based surveillance systems from a resource-limited setting in Africa

A. O. Mocumbi, D. C. Langa, S. Chicumbe, A. E. Schumacher, W. K. Al-Delaimy

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Postpartum diabetes screening among low income women with gestational diabetes in Missouri 2010–2015

Cynthia J. Herrick, Matthew R. Keller, Anne M. Trolard, Ben P. Cooper, Margaret A. Olsen, Graham A. Colditz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mortality among pediatric patients on HIV treatment in sub-Saharan African countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ismael Ahmed, Seblewengel Lemma

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiology of khat (Catha edulis) consumption among university students: a meta-analysis

Getinet Ayano, Kalkidan Yohannis, Mebratu Abraha

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Diagnostic pathways and delay among tuberculosis patients in Stockholm, Sweden: a retrospective observational study

Anna Wikell, Helena Åberg, Jad Shedrawy, Isac Röhl, Jerker Jonsson, Ingela Berggren, Charlotte Buxbaum, Knut Lönnroth, Judith Bruchfeld

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Ethnic differences in sedentary behaviour in 6–8-year-old children during school terms and school holidays: a mixed methods study

Liana C. Nagy, Maria Horne, Muhammad Faisal, M. A. Mohammed, Sally E. Barber

01.12.2019 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Systematic review searches must be systematic, comprehensive, and transparent: a critique of Perman et al

Devon Greyson, Ellen Rafferty, Linda Slater, Noni MacDonald, Julie A. Bettinger, Ève Dubé, Shannon E. MacDonald

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Levels and predictors of participation in integrated treatment programs for pregnant and parenting women with problematic substance use

Thao Lan Le, Chris Kenaszchuk, Karen Milligan, Karen Urbanoski

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Heterogeneities in dengue spatial-temporal transmission in Brazilian cities and its influence on the optimal age of vaccination

Luciana L. Cardim, Suani T. R. Pinho, M. Gloria Teixeira, M. Conceição N. Costa, M. Lourdes Esteva, Claudia P. Ferreira

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of intergenerational programs on social capital in Japan: a randomized population-based cross-sectional study

Yoh Murayama, Hiroshi Murayama, Masami Hasebe, Jun Yamaguchi, Yoshinori Fujiwara

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Using physical education to promote out-of school physical activity in lower secondary school students – a randomized controlled trial protocol

Juho Polet, Mary Hassandra, Taru Lintunen, Arto Laukkanen, Nelli Hankonen, Mirja Hirvensalo, Tuija Tammelin, Martin S. Hagger

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health and social impacts of open defecation on women: a systematic review

Mahrukh Saleem, Teresa Burdett, Vanessa Heaslip

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Self-medication with over the counter drugs, prevalence of risky practice and its associated factors in pharmacy outlets of Asmara, Eritrea

Sirak Tesfamariam, Indermeet Singh Anand, Ghide Kaleab, Samson Berhane, Biruck Woldai, Eyasu Habte, Mulugeta Russom

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Promoting vaccination in the province of Québec: the PromoVaQ randomized controlled trial protocol

Arnaud Gagneur, Caroline Quach, François D. Boucher, Bruce Tapiero, Philippe De Wals, Anne Farrands, Thomas Lemaitre, Nicole Boulianne, Chantal Sauvageau, Manale Ouakki, Virginie Gosselin, Dominique Gagnon, Geneviève Petit, Marie-Claude Jacques, Ève Dubé

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The combined effect of physical activity and sedentary behavior on subclinical atherosclerosis: a cross-sectional study among Mexican Americans

Timothy J. Walker, Natalia I. Heredia, MinJae Lee, Susan T. Laing, Susan P. Fisher-Hoch, Joseph B. McCormick, Belinda M. Reininger

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The prevalence of overweight and obesity among Iranian military personnel: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Yahya Salimi, Maryam Taghdir, Mojtaba Sepandi, Ali-Akbar Karimi Zarchi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Environmental injustice and childhood lead exposure in peri-urban (ger) areas of Darkhan and Erdenet, Mongolia

Erdenechimeg Erdenebayar, Keilah Dos Santos, Alexjandria Edwards, Nyam-Osor Dugersuren, Chimedsuren Ochir, Jerome Nriagu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pilot randomized controlled trial testing the influence of front-of-pack sugar warning labels on food demand

Felicia Jia Ler Ang, Sagun Agrawal, Eric A. Finkelstein

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Survival analysis of time to cure on multi-drug resistance tuberculosis patients in Amhara region, Ethiopia

Yigzaw Alemu Limenih, Demeke Lakew Workie

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Rugby Fans in Training New Zealand (RUFIT-NZ): a pilot randomized controlled trial of a healthy lifestyle program for overweight men delivered through professional rugby clubs in New Zealand

Ralph Maddison, Elaine Anne Hargreaves, Sally Wyke, Cindy M. Gray, Kate Hunt, Justin Ihirangi Heke, Stephen Kara, Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Andrew Jull, Yannan Jiang, Gerhard Sundborn, Samantha Marsh

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Decline in the seroprevalence of syphilis markers among first-time blood donors in Libreville (Gabon) between 2004 and 2016

Cyrille Bisseye, Jean-Marie Eko Mba, Jophrette Mirelle Ntsame Ndong, Heidi E. Kosiorek, Richard J. Butterfield, Landry Erik Mombo, Bertrand M’batchi, Mitesh J. Borad, Bolni Marius Nagalo, Jean-Pierre Allain

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Childhood sensorineural hearing loss and adult mental health up to 43 years later: results from the HUNT study

Mariann Idstad, Kristian Tambs, Lisa Aarhus, Bo Lars Engdahl

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Socioeconomic position over the life course from childhood and smoking status in mid-adulthood: results from a 25-year follow-up study

Jing Tian, Seana Gall, Kira Patterson, Petr Otahal, Leigh Blizzard, George Patton, Terry Dwyer, Alison Venn

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A cluster randomised controlled trial of an intervention to increase the implementation of school physical activity policies and guidelines: study protocol for the physically active children in education (PACE) study

Nicole Nathan, John Wiggers, Adrian E. Bauman, Chris Rissel, Andrew Searles, Penny Reeves, Christopher Oldmeadow, Patti-Jean Naylor, Angie L. Cradock, Rachel Sutherland, Karen Gillham, Bernadette Duggan, Sally Chad, Nicole McCarthy, Matthew Pettett, Rebecca Jackson, Kathryn Reilly, Vanessa Herrmann, Kirsty Hope, Adam Shoesmith, Luke Wolfenden

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Different analysis methods of Scottish and English child physical activity data explain the majority of the difference between the national prevalence estimates

Chloë Williamson, Paul Kelly, Tessa Strain

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations of grandparental diabetes mellitus with grandchild BMI status

Yaping Lai, Juan Qi, Xingyong Tao, Kun Huang, Shuangqin Yan, Maolin Chen, Jiahu Hao, Fangbiao Tao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Five-year lung cancer mortality risk analysis and topography in Xuan Wei: a spatiotemporal correlation analysis

Jinhui Li, Wenbo Guo, Jinjun Ran, Robert Tang, Hualiang Lin, Xiao Chen, Bofu Ning, Jihua Li, Yongchun Zhou, Lung-Chi Chen, Linwei Tian, Yunchao Huang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of diet with or without exercise on abdominal fat in postmenopausal women – a randomised trial

Willemijn A. van Gemert, Petra H. Peeters, Anne M. May, Adriaan J. H. Doornbos, Sjoerd G. Elias, Job van der Palen, Wouter Veldhuis, Maaike Stapper, Jantine A. Schuit, Evelyn M. Monninkhof

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk factors for stunting among children under five years: a cross-sectional population-based study in Rwanda using the 2015 Demographic and Health Survey

Alphonse Nshimyiryo, Bethany Hedt-Gauthier, Christine Mutaganzwa, Catherine M. Kirk, Kathryn Beck, Albert Ndayisaba, Joel Mubiligi, Fredrick Kateera, Ziad El-Khatib

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Connection to the land as a youth-identified social determinant of Indigenous Peoples’ health

Laurie-Ann Lines, Cynthia G. Jardine, Yellowknives Dene First Nation Wellness Division

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Timely linkage of individuals to substance use disorder treatment: development, implementation, and evaluation of FindHelpNowKY.org

Terry Lee Bunn, Dana Quesinberry, Tyler Jennings, Amber Kizewski, Heather Jackson, Sarah McKee, Sarah Eustice

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of human papillomavirus infection of 65,613 women in East China

Yanmei Ge, Shanliang Zhong, Meng Ren, Yanping Ge, Yuan Mao, Peng Cao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“Do as we say, not as we do?” the lifestyle behaviours of hospital doctors working in Ireland: a national cross-sectional study

Anthony O’ Keeffe, Blánaid Hayes, Lucia Prihodova

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Breast Cancer knowledge, perceptions and practices in a rural Community in Coastal Kenya

Shahin Sayed, Anthony K. Ngugi, Megan R. Mahoney, Jaameeta Kurji, Zohray M. Talib, Sarah B. Macfarlane, Theresa A. Wynn, Mansoor Saleh, Amyn Lakhani, Esther Nderitu, Felix Agoi, Zul Premji, Jo Anne Zujewski, Zahir Moloo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Do social factors and country of origin contribute towards explaining a “Latina paradox” among immigrant women giving birth in Germany?

Kim Alexandra Zolitschka, Céline Miani, Jürgen Breckenkamp, Silke Brenne, Theda Borde, Matthias David, Oliver Razum

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pertussis vaccination status and vaccine acceptance among medical students: multicenter study in Germany and Hungary

Mandy Böhme, Karen Voigt, Erika Balogh, Antje Bergmann, Ferenc Horváth, Joachim Kugler, Jörg Schelling, Jeannine Schübel, Henna Riemenschneider

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of Get Healthy at Work, a state-wide workplace health promotion program in Australia

Melanie Crane, Erika Bohn-Goldbaum, Beverley Lloyd, Chris Rissel, Adrian Bauman, Devon Indig, Santosh Khanal, Anne Grunseit

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of lifestyle of female adolescents through latent class analysis approach

Valter Paulo Neves Miranda, Paulo Roberto dos Santos Amorim, Ronaldo Rocha Bastos, Vitor Gabriel Barra Souza, Eliane Rodrigues de Faria, Sylvia do Carmo Castro Franceschini, Silvia Eloiza Priore

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acceptability and feasibility of delegating HIV counseling and testing for TB patients to community health workers in the Philippines: a mixed methods study

Tyrone Reden L. Sy, Retna Siwi Padmawati, Emmanuel S. Baja, Riris Andono Ahmad

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol for a cross sectional study of cancer risk, environmental exposures and lifestyle behaviors in a diverse community sample: the Community of Mine study

Marta M. Jankowska, Dorothy D. Sears, Loki Natarajan, Elena Martinez, Cheryl A. M. Anderson, James F. Sallis, Stephen A. Matthews, Katie Crist, Lindsay Dillon, Eileen Johnson, Angelica Barrera-Ng, Kelsey Full, Suneeta Godbole, Jacqueline Kerr

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Environmental correlates of physical activity among children 10 to 13 years old in Wallonia (Belgium)

Camille Pedroni, Maud Dujeu, Nathalie Moreau, Thérésa Lebacq, Estelle Méroc, Isabelle Godin, Katia Castetbon

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The Dynamic Work study: study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial of an occupational health intervention aimed at reducing sitting time in office workers

Judith G. M. Jelsma, Lidewij R. Renaud, Maaike A. Huysmans, Jennifer K. Coffeng, Anne Loyen, Femke van Nassau, Judith E. Bosmans, Erwin M. Speklé, Allard J. van der Beek, Hidde P. van der Ploeg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predicting reattendance to the second round of the Maltese national breast screening programme: an analytical descriptive study

Danika Marmarà, Vincent Marmarà, Gill Hubbard

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Carbon monoxide poisoning surveillance in the Veterans Health Administration, 2010–2017

Gina Oda, Russell Ryono, Cynthia Lucero-Obusan, Patricia Schirmer, Mark Holodniy

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sibship, physical activity, and sedentary behavior: a longitudinal, observational study among Mexican-heritage sibling dyads

Kelly R. Ylitalo, Christina N. Bridges, Mariela Gutierrez, Joseph R. Sharkey, M. Renée Umstattd Meyer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association of metabolic syndrome components and diabetes mellitus: evidence from China National Stroke Screening and Prevention Project

Wenzhen Li, Dongming Wang, Xiaojun Wang, Yanhong Gong, Shiyi Cao, Xiaoxv Yin, Xianbo Zhuang, Wenhuan Shi, Zhihong Wang, Zuxun Lu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Social cohesion, social trust, social participation and sexual behaviors of adolescents in rural Tanzania

Albino Kalolo, Jacob Mazalale, Anja Krumeich, Michelene Chenault

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of a participative action intervention program on reducing mental retirement

Jenny J. J. M. Huijs, Irene L. D. Houtman, Toon W. Taris, Roland W. B. Blonk

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Geographic and socio-economic variation in markers of indoor air pollution in Nepal: evidence from nationally-representative data

Saruna Ghimire, Shiva Raj Mishra, Abhishek Sharma, Adugna Siweya, Nipun Shrestha, Bipin Adhikari

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of ART scale-up and female migration intensity on risk of HIV acquisition: results from a population-based cohort in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Armstrong Dzomba, Andrew Tomita, Alain Vandormael, Kaymarlin Govender, Frank Tanser

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Physical activity, screen viewing time, and overweight/obesity among Chinese children and adolescents: an update from the 2017 physical activity and fitness in China—the youth study

Zheng Zhu, Yan Tang, Jie Zhuang, Yang Liu, Xueping Wu, Yujun Cai, Lijuan Wang, Zhen-Bo Cao, Peijie Chen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators to adoption, implementation and sustainment of obesity prevention interventions in schoolchildren– a DEDIPAC case study

C. B. Hayes, M. P. O’Shea, C. Foley-Nolan, M. McCarthy, J. M. Harrington

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Social determinants and cardiovascular disease mortality in Panama, 2012–2016

Luis Quiel, Ilais Moreno Velásquez, Beatriz Gómez, Jorge Motta, Víctor Herrera-Ballesteros

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The Health and economic effects of light rail lines: design, methods, and protocol for a natural experiment

Lawrence D. Frank, Jennifer L. Kuntz, James E. Chapman, Eric H. Fox, John F. Dickerson, Richard T. Meenan, Brian E. Saelens, Deborah R. Young, Janne Boone-Heinonen, Stephen P. Fortmann

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiological characteristics and trends of a Nationwide measles outbreak in Mongolia, 2015–2016

Oyunchimeg Orsoo, Yu Mon Saw, Enkhbold Sereenen, Buyanjargal Yadamsuren, Ariunsanaa Byambaa, Tetsuyoshi Kariya, Eiko Yamamoto, Nobuyuki Hamajima

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Do cardiovascular disease prevention programs in northern Sweden impact on population health? An interrupted time series analysis

Miguel San Sebastián, Paola A. Mosquera, Per E. Gustafsson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health care waste management among health workers and associated factors in primary health care facilities in Kampala City, Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Solomon Tsebeni Wafula, Julian Musiime, Frederick Oporia

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health system organisation and patient pathways: breast care patients’ trajectories and medical doctors’ practice in Mali

Kirstin Grosse Frie, Bakarou Kamaté, Cheick Bougadari Traoré, Bourama Coulibaly, Brahima Mallé, Eva Johanna Kantelhardt

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Influence of age on the effect of reduced renal function on outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease

Fei Chen, Zhi-liang Zuo, Fang-yang Huang, Tian-li Xia, Bao-tao Huang, Hua Chai, Qiao Li, Xiao-bo Pu, Yi-yue Gui, Yong Peng, Mao Chen, De-jia Huang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Beliefs, attitudes and perceptions to sun-tanning behaviour in the Norwegian population: a cross-sectional study using the health belief model

Hanne Stavenes Støle, Lill Tove Norvang Nilsen, Pål Joranger

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pattern of intentional drowning mortality: a total population retrospective cohort study in Australia, 2006–2014

Muthia Cenderadewi, Richard C. Franklin, Amy E. Peden, Sue Devine

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Job satisfaction among Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) workers in caring for disabled persons in the east coast region of Peninsular Malaysia

Haliza Hasan, Syed Mohamed Aljunid

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Socioeconomic status and improvement in functional ability among older adults in Japan: a longitudinal study

Airi Amemiya, Naoki Kondo, Junko Saito, Masashige Saito, Daisuke Takagi, Maho Haseda, Yukako Tani, Katsunori Kondo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patients’ experiences of physical activity on prescription with access to counsellors in routine care: a qualitative study in Sweden

Pia Andersen, Lena Lendahls, Sara Holmberg, Per Nilsen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Vitamin D status and its correlates in Saudi male population

Karim H. Farhat, Mostafa A. Arafa, Danny M. Rabah, Hussein S. Amin, Nahla K. Ibrahim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Administrative cases: an effective alternative to lawsuits in assuring access to medicines?

Virginia Oliveira Chagas, Mércia Pandolfo Provin, Rita Goreti Amaral

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of body dissatisfaction and its effects on health-related quality of life among primary school students in Guangzhou, China

Wei Liu, Rong Lin, Chongshan Guo, Lihua Xiong, Siyu Chen, Weijia Liu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Developing a culturally appropriate illustrated tool for the self-collection of anorectal specimens for the testing of sexually transmitted infections: lessons from Papua New Guinea

Angela Kelly-Hanku, Stephen Bell, Sophie Ase, Ruthy Boli-Neo, Andrew J. Vallely, Steven G. Badman, Claire E. Nightingale, Johanna Wapling

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors of anemia in children aged from 6 to 59 months in Togo: analysis from Togo demographic and health survey data, 2013–2014

Aboubakari Nambiema, Alexie Robert, Issifou Yaya

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Subnational estimation of modern contraceptive prevalence in five sub-Saharan African countries: a Bayesian hierarchical approach

Qingfeng Li, Thomas A. Louis, Li Liu, Chenguang Wang, Amy O. Tsui

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patterns and trends of alcohol consumption in rural and urban areas of China: findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank

Pek Kei Im, Iona Y. Millwood, Yu Guo, Huaidong Du, Yiping Chen, Zheng Bian, Yunlong Tan, Zhendong Guo, Shukuan Wu, Yujie Hua, Liming Li, Ling Yang, Zhengming Chen, on behalf of the China Kadoorie Biobank (CKB) collaborative group

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Promoting physical activity in children through family-based intervention: protocol of the “Active 1 + FUN” randomized controlled trial

Amy S. Ha, Johan Y. Y. Ng, Chris Lonsdale, David R. Lubans, Florrie F. Ng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiological characteristics of pulmonary tuberculosis in mainland China from 2004 to 2015: a model-based analysis

Zuiyuan Guo, Dan Xiao, Xiuhong Wang, Yayu Wang, Tiecheng Yan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Malnutrition and its associated factors: a cross-sectional study with children under 2 years in a suburban area in Angola

João B. Humbwavali, Camila Giugliani, Luciana N. Nunes, Susana V. Dalcastagnê, Bruce B. Duncan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Examining income-related inequality in health literacy and health-information seeking among urban population in China

Chengxiang Tang, Xueji Wu, Xiongfei Chen, Bingying Pan, Xiaocong Yang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between breakfast frequency and physical activity and sedentary time: a cross-sectional study in children from 12 countries

Julia K. Zakrzewski-Fruer, Fiona B. Gillison, Peter T. Katzmarzyk, Emily F. Mire, Stephanie T. Broyles, Catherine M. Champagne, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Kara D. Denstel, Mikael Fogelholm, Gang Hu, Estelle V. Lambert, Carol Maher, José Maia, Tim Olds, Vincent Onywera, Olga L. Sarmiento, Mark S. Tremblay, Catrine Tudor-Locke, Martyn Standage, for the ISCOLE Research Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Understanding condom use among unmarried female migrants: a psychological and personality factors modified information-motivation-behavioral skills model

Qiuming Shen, Yichen Wang, Zezhou Wang, Ying Wang, Mengyun Luo, Suping Wang, Xueqin Jiang, Yinghua Yang, Yong Cai, Meili Shang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Randomised controlled trial comparing uptake of NHS Health Check in response to standard letters, risk-personalised letters and telephone invitations

Christopher J. Gidlow, Naomi J. Ellis, Victoria Riley, Tim Chadborn, Amanda Bunten, Zafar Iqbal, Aliko Ahmed, Alistair Fisher, David Sugden, David Clark-Carter

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Parental digital health information seeking behavior in Switzerland: a cross-sectional study

Rebecca Jaks, Isabel Baumann, Sibylle Juvalta, Julia Dratva

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The global school-based student health survey as a tool to guide adolescent health interventions in rural Guatemala

Randi K. Johnson, Molly Lamb, Hillary Anderson, Michelle Pieters-Arroyo, Bradley T. Anderson, Guillermo A. Bolaños, Edwin J. Asturias

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and factors associated with asthma among adolescents and adults in Uganda: a general population based survey

Bruce J. Kirenga, Corina de Jong, Winceslaus Katagira, Samuel Kasozi, Levicatus Mugenyi, Marike Boezen, Thys van der Molen, Moses R. Kamya

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Validity of Danish register diagnoses of myocardial infarction and stroke against experts in people with screen-detected diabetes

Else-Marie Dalsgaard, Daniel Rinse Witte, Morten Charles, Marit Eika Jørgensen, Torsten Lauritzen, Annelli Sandbæk

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Work life, relationship, and policy determinants of health and well-being among Filipino domestic Workers in China: a qualitative study

Brian J. Hall, Melissa R. Garabiles, Carl A. Latkin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evidence use in equity focused health impact assessment: a realist evaluation

Ingrid Tyler, Bernie Pauly, Jenney Wang, Tobie Patterson, Ivy Bourgeault, Heather Manson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Nutrition quality of food purchases varies by household income: the SHoPPER study

Simone A. French, Christy C. Tangney, Melissa M. Crane, Yamin Wang, Bradley M. Appelhans

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Depression and anxiety symptoms in cardiac patients: a cross-sectional hospital-based study in a Palestinian population

H. Allabadi, A. Alkaiyat, A. Alkhayyat, A. Hammoudi, H. Odeh, J. Shtayeh, M. Taha, C. Schindler, E. Zemp, S. Haj-Yahia, N. Probst-Hensch

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prolonged wait time is associated with increased mortality for Chilean waiting list patients with non-prioritized conditions

Diego A. Martinez, Haoxiang Zhang, Magdalena Bastias, Felipe Feijoo, Jeremiah Hinson, Rodrigo Martinez, Jocelyn Dunstan, Scott Levin, Diana Prieto

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Psychosocial factors, depression, and musculoskeletal disorders among teachers

Yi Ming Ng, Peter Voo, Ismail Maakip

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Budget impact analysis of cervical cancer screening in Portugal: comparison of cytology and primary HPV screening strategies

Angela Pista, Carlos Costa, Conceição Saldanha, José Alberto Fonseca Moutinho, José Maria Moutinho, Fernando Arrobas, Carlos Catalão, Jari Kempers

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Area-level deprivation and preterm birth: results from a national, commercially-insured population

Renee Mehra, Fatma M. Shebl, Shayna D. Cunningham, Urania Magriples, Eric Barrette, Carolina Herrera, Katy B. Kozhimannil, Jeannette R. Ickovics

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of health seeking behavior of animal bite victims in rabies endemic South Bhutan: a community-based contact-tracing survey

Kinley Penjor, Tenzin Tenzin, Rinzin Kinga Jamtsho

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Foot-based audit of streets adjacent to new light rail stations in Houston, Texas: measurement of health-related characteristics of the built environment for physical activity research

Abiodun O. Oluyomi, Gregory Knell, Casey P. Durand, Clara Mercader, Deborah Salvo, Ipek N. Sener, Kelley Pettee Gabriel, Deanna M. Hoelscher, Harold W. Kohl

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of a motivational, individual and locally anchored exercise intervention (MILE) on cardiorespiratory fitness: a community-based randomised controlled trial

Kirstine Høj Obling, Kristian Overgaard, Lise Juul, Helle Terkildsen Maindal

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Drink wise, age well; reducing alcohol related harm among people over 50: a study protocol

J. L. Seddon, S. Wadd, E. Wells, L. Elliott, I. Madoc-Jones, J. Breslin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Active contact tracing beyond the household in multidrug resistant tuberculosis in Vietnam: a cohort study

Thi Thanh Thuy Hoang, Viet Nhung Nguyen, Ngoc Sy Dinh, Guy Thwaites, Thu Anh Nguyen, H. Rogier van Doorn, Frank Cobelens, Heiman F. L. Wertheim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors influencing basic vaccination coverage in Myanmar: secondary analysis of 2015 Myanmar demographic and health survey data

Ikuma Nozaki, Masahiko Hachiya, Tomomi Kitamura

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The prevalence of multimorbidity and associations with lifestyle factors among middle-aged Canadians: an analysis of Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging data

Mohammad Nazmus Sakib, Shahin Shooshtari, Philip St. John, Verena Menec

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Validation of automatic wear-time detection algorithms in a free-living setting of wrist-worn and hip-worn ActiGraph GT3X+

Raphael Knaier, Christoph Höchsmann, Denis Infanger, Timo Hinrichs, Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Development and validation of five behavioral indices of flood adaptation

Pierre Valois, Maxime Caron, Anne-Sophie Gousse-Lessard, Denis Talbot, Jean-Sébastien Renaud

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Going beyond the individual: how state-level characteristics relate to HPV vaccine rates in the United States

Melissa Franco, Stephanie Mazzucca, Margaret Padek, Ross C. Brownson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The definition of immigrant status matters: impact of nationality, country of origin, and length of stay in host country on mortality estimates

Luis Andrés Gimeno-Feliu, Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga, Esperanza Díaz, Clara Laguna-Berna, Beatriz Poblador-Plou, Carlos Coscollar-Santaliestra, Alexandra Prados-Torres

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Positive Health beyond boundaries in community care: design of a prospective study on the effects and implementation of an integrated community approach

Sanneke J. M. Grootjans, M. M. N. Stijnen, M. E. A. L. Kroese, A. J. M. Vermeer, D. Ruwaard, M. W. J. Jansen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Socioeconomic and environmental factors associated with malaria hotspots in the Nanoro demographic surveillance area, Burkina Faso

Toussaint Rouamba, Seydou Nakanabo-Diallo, Karim Derra, Eli Rouamba, Adama Kazienga, Yasuko Inoue, Ernest K. Ouédraogo, Moussa Waongo, Sokhna Dieng, Abdoulaye Guindo, Boukary Ouédraogo, Kankoé Lévi Sallah, Seydou Barro, Pascal Yaka, Fati Kirakoya-Samadoulougou, Halidou Tinto, Jean Gaudart

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sexual attitudes, sexual behaviors, and use of HIV prevention services among male undergraduate students in Hunan, China: a cross-sectional survey

Hehua Xu, Jiaying Xie, Zhizi Xiao, Hong Xiao, Xianhong Li, Lloyd Goldsamt, Ann Bartley Williams, Honghong Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Dietary and physical activity patterns related to cardio-metabolic health among Malaysian adolescents: a systematic review

Shooka Mohammadi, Muhammad Yazid Jalaludin, Tin Tin Su, Maznah Dahlui, Mohd Nahar Azmi Mohamed, Hazreen Abdul Majid

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The relationship between responsive caregiving and child outcomes: evidence from direct observations of mother-child dyads in Pakistan

Elissa Scherer, Ashley Hagaman, Esther Chung, Atif Rahman, Karen O’Donnell, Joanna Maselko

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Within-subject effects of environmental and social stressors on pre- and post-partum obesity-related biobehavioral responses in low-income Hispanic women: protocol of an intensive longitudinal study

Sydney G. O’Connor, Rima Habre, Theresa M. Bastain, Claudia M. Toledo-Corral, Frank D. Gilliland, Sandrah P. Eckel, Jane Cabison, Christine H. Naya, Shohreh F. Farzan, Daniel Chu, Thomas A. Chavez, Carrie V. Breton, Genevieve F. Dunton

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An intergenerational program based on psycho-motor activity promotes well-being and interaction between preschool children and older adults: results of a process and outcome evaluation study in Austria

Erika Mosor, Karin Waldherr, Ingvild Kjeken, Maisa Omara, Valentin Ritschl, Veronika Pinter-Theiss, Josef Smolen, Ursula Hübel, Tanja Stamm

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Digitally supported program for type 2 diabetes risk identification and risk reduction in real-world setting: protocol for the StopDia model and randomized controlled trial

Jussi Pihlajamäki, Reija Männikkö, Tanja Tilles-Tirkkonen, Leila Karhunen, Marjukka Kolehmainen, Ursula Schwab, Niina Lintu, Jussi Paananen, Riia Järvenpää, Marja Harjumaa, Janne Martikainen, Johanna Kohl, Kaisa Poutanen, Miikka Ermes, Pilvikki Absetz, Jaana Lindström, Timo A. Lakka, on behalf of the StopDia study group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Enhancing safe routes to school programs through community-engaged citizen science: two pilot investigations in lower density areas of Santa Clara County, California, USA

Nicole M. Rodriguez, Alisa Arce, Alice Kawaguchi, Jenna Hua, Bonnie Broderick, Sandra J. Winter, Abby C. King

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Technically measured compositional physical work demands and prospective register-based sickness absence (PODESA): a study protocol

Sofie Dencker-Larsen, Charlotte Lund Rasmussen, Sannie Vester Thorsen, Els Clays, Thomas Lund, Merete Labriola, Ole Steen Mortensen, Marie Birk Jørgensen, Nidhi Gupta, Charlotte Diana Nørregaard Rasmussen, Andreas Holtermann

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Socioeconomic factors, body mass index and bariatric surgery: a Swedish nationwide cohort study

Ensieh Memarian, Kristina Sundquist, Susanna Calling, Jan Sundquist, Xinjun Li

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Testing means to scale early childhood development interventions in rural Kenya: the Msingi Bora cluster randomized controlled trial study design and protocol

Jill E. Luoto, Italo Lopez Garcia, Frances E. Aboud, Lia C. H. Fernald, Daisy R. Singla

01.12.2019 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Integrating research and system-wide practice in public health: lessons learnt from Better Start Bradford

Josie Dickerson, Philippa K. Bird, Maria Bryant, Nimarta Dharni, Sally Bridges, Kathryn Willan, Sara Ahern, Abigail Dunn, Dea Nielsen, Eleonora P. Uphoff, Tracey Bywater, Claudine Bowyer-Crane, Pinki Sahota, Neil Small, Michaela Howell, Gill Thornton, Kate E. Pickett, Rosemary R. C. McEachan, John Wright, on behalf of Better Start Bradford, the Better Start Bradford Innovation Hub

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictors of condom use behavior among men who have sex with men in China using a modified information-motivation-behavioral skills (IMB) model

Hongbo Jiang, Xiaobin Chen, Jing Li, Zhimin Tan, Weibin Cheng, Yi Yang

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

DTEXT – text messaging intervention to improve outcomes of people with type 2 diabetes: protocol for randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness analysis

Karen Waller, Susan Furber, Adrian Bauman, Margaret Allman-Farinelli, Paul van den Dolder, Alison Hayes, Franca Facci, Lisa Franco, Alison Webb, Robert Moses, Stephen Colagiuri

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Within-country migration and obesity dynamics: analysis of 94,783 women from the Peruvian demographic and health surveys

Hector Najera, Shailen Nandy, Rodrigo M. Carrillo-Larco, J. Jaime Miranda

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS TO ACCESS HEALTH CARE FOR SURGICAL CONDITIONS IN MALAWI a cross sectional nationwide household survey

Carlos Varela, Sven Young, Nyengo Mkandawire, Reinou S. Groen, Leonard Banza, Asgaut Viste

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Dental care utilization: examining the associations between health services deficits and not having a dental visit in past 12 months

M. Nawal Lutfiyya, Andrew J. Gross, Burke Soffe, Martin S. Lipsky

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Improving office workers’ mental health and cognition: a 3-arm cluster randomized controlled trial targeting physical activity and sedentary behavior in multi-component interventions

Carla F. J. Nooijen, Victoria Blom, Örjan Ekblom, Maria M. Ekblom, Lena V. Kallings

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of smoking cessation attempts on stress levels

Seong-Jun Kim, Wonjeong Chae, Woo-Hyun Park, Min-Ho Park, Eun-Cheol Park, Sung-In Jang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Organizational-level determinants of participation in workplace health promotion programs: a cross-company study

Liesa Marie Lier, Christoph Breuer, Sören Dallmeyer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Complications of diabetes in China: health system and economic implications

Wenhui Mao, Chi-Man Winnie Yip, Wen Chen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A cross-country study of mis-implementation in public health practice

Karishma S. Furtado, Elizabeth L. Budd, Rebecca Armstrong, Tahna Pettman, Rodrigo Reis, Pauline Sung-Chan, Zhaoxin Wang, Ross C. Brownson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Distinct trajectories of physical activity and related factors during the life course in the general population: a systematic review

Irinja Lounassalo, Kasper Salin, Anna Kankaanpää, Mirja Hirvensalo, Sanna Palomäki, Asko Tolvanen, Xiaolin Yang, Tuija H. Tammelin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Screening and supporting through schools: educational experiences and needs of adolescents living with HIV in a South African cohort

Elona Toska, Lucie Cluver, Mark Orkin, Anurita Bains, Lorraine Sherr, McKenzie Berezin, Laurie Gulaid

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

App-technology to improve lifestyle behaviors among working adults - the Health Integrator study, a randomized controlled trial

Stephanie E. Bonn, Marie Löf, Claes-Göran Östenson, Ylva Trolle Lagerros

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Physical activity, screen time, and outdoor learning environment practices and policy implementation: a cross sectional study of Texas child care centers

Courtney E. Byrd-Williams, Erin E. Dooley, Christina A. Thi, Cari Browning, Deanna M. Hoelscher

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of childhood pulmonary tuberculosis with exposure to indoor air pollution: a case control study

Nkosana Jafta, Prakash M. Jeena, Lars Barregard, Rajen N. Naidoo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Deprivation-specific life tables using multivariable flexible modelling – trends from 2000–2002 to 2010–2012, Portugal

Luís Antunes, Denisa Mendonça, Ana Isabel Ribeiro, Camille Maringe, Bernard Rachet

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A rite of passage: a mixed methodology study about knowledge, perceptions and practices of menstrual hygiene management in rural Gambia

Vishna Shah, Helen M. Nabwera, Fatou Sosseh, Yamundao Jallow, Ebrima Comma, Omar Keita, Belen Torondel

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A preschool-based intervention for Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) teachers in promoting healthy eating and physical activity in toddlers: study protocol of the cluster randomized controlled trial PreSchool@HealthyWeight

Nicole Toussaint, Martinette T. Streppel, Sandra Mul, Anita Schreurs, Marielle Balledux, Karen van Drongelen, Mirka Janssen, Ruben G. Fukkink, Peter J. M. Weijs

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Can the health effects of widely-held societal norms be evaluated? An analysis of the United Nations convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women (UN-CEDAW)

Christopher A. Tait, Ifrah Abdillahi, Wendy Wong, Heather Smith-Cannoy, Arjumand Siddiqi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Economic consequences of Japanese schools’ recovery certificate policy for seasonal influenza

Shinya Tsuzuki

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Personal ultraviolet Radiation exposure in a cohort of Chinese mother and child pairs: the Chinese families and children study

Michael G. Kimlin, Liwen Fang, Yajing Feng, Linhong Wang, Ling Hao, Jing Fan, Ning Wang, Fanwen Meng, Ruilan Yang, Shu Cong, Xiaofeng Liang, Baohua Wang, Martha Linet, Nancy Potischman, Cari Kitahara, Ann Chao, Yu Wang, Jiandong Sun, Alison Brodie

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Inequitable coverage of vitamin A supplementation in Nigeria and implications for childhood blindness

Ada E. Aghaji, Roseline Duke, Ugochukwu C. W. Aghaji

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mass media promotion of a smartphone smoking cessation app: modelled health and cost-saving impacts

Nhung Nghiem, William Leung, Christine Cleghorn, Tony Blakely, Nick Wilson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Potential use of supervised injection services among people who inject drugs in a remote and mid-size Canadian setting

Sanjana Mitra, Beth Rachlis, Bonnie Krysowaty, Zack Marshall, Cynthia Olsen, Sean Rourke, Thomas Kerr

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Improving cancer symptom awareness and help-seeking among adults living in socioeconomically deprived communities in the UK using a facilitated health check: A protocol for the Awareness and Beliefs About Cancer (ABACus) Randomised Control Trial

Yvonne Moriarty, Julia Townson, Harriet Quinn-Scoggins, Louise Padgett, Sioned Owen, Stephanie Smits, Rebecca Playle, Polyxeni Dimitropoulou, Bernadette Sewell, Vasiliki Kolovou, Peter Buckle, Ben Carter, Adrian Edwards, Julie Hepburn, Maura Matthews, Caroline Mitchell, Richard D Neal, Michael Robling, Fiona Wood, Kate Brain

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of adolescent reproductive health service utilization by senior high school students in Makassar, Indonesia

Fajrin Violita, Ella Nurlaela Hadi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“If you can, change this system” -Pregnant asylum seekers‘ perceptions on social determinants and material circumstances affecting their health whilst living in state-provided accommodation in Germany - a prospective, qualitative case study

Sandra Claudia Gewalt, Sarah Berger, Joachim Szecsenyi, Kayvan Bozorgmehr

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health monitoring during water scarcity in Mayotte, France, 2017

Marion Subiros, Elise Brottet, Jean-Louis Solet, Armelle LeGuen, Laurent Filleul

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“Workplace Physical Activity Program” (WOPAP) study protocol: a four-arm randomized controlled trial on preventing burnout and promoting vigor

Clément Ginoux, Sandrine Isoard-Gautheur, Philippe Sarrazin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Social inequities in vaccination coverage among infants and pre-school children in Europe and Australia – a systematic review

Arzu Arat, Bo Burström, Viveca Östberg, Anders Hjern

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Workplace health promotion and safety in state and territorial health departments in the United States: a national mixed-methods study of activity, capacity, and growth opportunities

Laura A. Linnan, Maija S. Leff, Marisa C. Martini, AnnMarie L. Walton, Sherry Baron, Peggy A. Hannon, Jean Abraham, Melanie Studer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A multi-component intervention to sit less and move more in a contact centre setting: a feasibility study

Abigail S. Morris, Rebecca C. Murphy, Sam O. Shepherd, Genevieve N. Healy, Charlotte L. Edwardson, Lee E. F. Graves

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The joint effect of unemployment and cynical hostility on all-cause mortality: results from a prospective cohort study

Margit Kriegbaum, Rikke Lund, Lone Schmidt, Naja Hulvej Rod, Ulla Christensen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Proactive Assessment of Obesity Risk during Infancy (ProAsk): a qualitative study of parents’ and professionals’ perspectives on an mHealth intervention

Jennie Rose, Cris Glazebrook, Heather Wharrad, A. Niroshan Siriwardena, Judy Anne Swift, Dilip Nathan, Stephen Franklin Weng, Pippa Atkinson, Joanne Ablewhite, Fiona McMaster, Vicki Watson, Sarah Anne Redsell

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sub-national prevalence survey of tuberculosis in rural communities of Ethiopia

Daniel G. Datiko, Ermias Amsalu Guracha, Elias Michael, Girum Asnake, Meaza Demisse, Sally Theobald, Olivia Tulloch, Mohammed A. Yassin, L. E. Cuevas

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Enhancing ovarian cancer care: a systematic review of guideline adherence and clinical variation

Kahren M. White, Holly Seale, Reema Harrison

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Preferences for an HIV prevention mobile phone app: a qualitative study among men who have sex with men in China

Aidi Zhang, Nancy R. Reynolds, Jason E. Farley, Xiao Wang, Simin Tan, Jin Yan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Seroprevalence of anti-HBc, risk factors of occupationally acquired HBV infection and HBV vaccination among hospital staff in Poland: a multicenter study

Maria Ganczak, Katarzyna Topczewska, Maria Budnik-Szymoniuk, Marcin Korzeń

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Absence of holistic sexual health understandings among men and women in deprived areas of Scotland: qualitative study

Lisa McDaid, Kate Hunt, Lesley McMillan, Siân Russell, Dona Milne, Rosie Ilett, Karen Lorimer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Engaging parents using web-based feedback on child growth to reduce childhood obesity: a mixed methods study

Rinita Dam, Heather Anne Robinson, Sarah Vince-Cain, Gill Heaton, Adam Greenstein, Matthew Sperrin, Lamiece Hassan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Community, system and policy level drivers of bovine tuberculosis in smallholder periurban dairy farms in India: a qualitative enquiry

Abhimanyu Singh Chauhan, Mathew Sunil George, Johanna Lindahl, Delia Grace, Manish Kakkar

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perceived health effects of vaping among Hungarian adult e-cigarette-only and dual users: a cross-sectional internet survey

Lilla Abafalvi, Melinda Pénzes, Róbert Urbán, Kristie L. Foley, Réka Kaán, Barbara Kispélyi, Péter Hermann

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of asthma and other allergic conditions in adults in Khuzestan, southwest Iran, 2018

Esmaeil Idani, Hanieh Raji, Farzan Madadizadeh, Bahman Cheraghian, Maryam Haddadzadeh Shoshtari, Maryam Dastoorpoor

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Co-morbidities of mental disorders and chronic physical diseases in developing and emerging countries: a meta-analysis

Labanté Outcha Daré, Pierre-Emile Bruand, Daniel Gérard, Benoît Marin, Valerie Lameyre, Farid Boumédiène, Pierre-Marie Preux

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A multicentre randomized controlled trial of food supplement intervention for wasting children in Indonesia-study protocol

Aria Kekalih, Indriani Oka Anak Agung Sagung, Umi Fahmida, Evi Ermayani, Muchtaruddin Mansyur

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An evidence-based nutrition education programme for orphans and vulnerable children: protocol on the development of nutrition education intervention for orphans in Soweto, South Africa using mixed methods research

Temitope Kayode Bello, Jace Pillay

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Community reinforcement and family training (CRAFT) - design of a cluster randomized controlled trial comparing individual, group and self-help interventions

Rikke Hellum, Anette Søgaard Nielsen, Gallus Bischof, Kjeld Andersen, Morten Hesse, Claus Thorn Ekstrøm, Randi Bilberg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Age and work duration do not predict burnout in firefighters

Denis Vinnikov, Zhangir Tulekov, Alikhan Akylzhanov, Zhanna Romanova, Anar Dushpanova, Zhanna Kalmatayeva

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Experiences of racism among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults living in the Australian state of Victoria: a cross-sectional population-based study

Alison Markwick, Zahid Ansari, Darren Clinch, John McNeil

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study protocol of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial incorporated into the Group Lifestyle Balance™ program: the nutrigenomics, overweight/obesity and weight management trial (the NOW trial)

Justine Horne, Jason Gilliland, Colleen O’Connor, Jamie Seabrook, Peter Hannaberg, Janet Madill

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Dilemmas in caring for older adults in Zhejiang Province, China: a qualitative study

Sha Ma, Jianwei Shi, Lu Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Identifying eating habits in Finnish children: a cross-sectional study

Rejane Augusta de Oliveira Figueiredo, Jannina Viljakainen, Heli Viljakainen, Eva Roos, Trine B. Rounge, Elisabete Weiderpass

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Participation in a Swedish cervical cancer screening program among women with psychiatric diagnoses: a population-based cohort study

Erik M. Eriksson, Malena Lau, Claes Jönsson, Chenyang Zhang, Lise-Lotte Risö Bergerlind, Junmei Miao Jonasson, Björn Strander

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Anthropometric profiles of 8–11 year old children from a low-income setting in South Africa

Sandra S. Pretorius, Natalia Neophytou, Estelle D. Watson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and health outcomes of domestic violence amongst clinical populations in Arab countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Claire Hawcroft, Rachael Hughes, Amira Shaheen, Jinan Usta, Hannah Elkadi, Tom Dalton, Khadijah Ginwalla, Gene Feder

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A comparison of gender-linked population cancer risks between alcohol and tobacco: how many cigarettes are there in a bottle of wine?

Theresa J. Hydes, Robyn Burton, Hazel Inskip, Mark A. Bellis, Nick Sheron

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Who is sexually active? Using a multi-component sexual activity profile (MSAP) to explore, identify and describe sexually-active high-school students in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Hilton Humphries, Farzana Osman, Lucia Knight, Quarraisha Abdool Karim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adherence to screening appointments in a cervical cancer clinic serving HIV-positive women in Botswana

Francis Barchi, Samantha C. Winter, Faith Mompati Ketshogile, Doreen Ramogola-Masire

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Inequalities in employment rates among older men and women in Canada, Denmark, Sweden and the UK

Ashley McAllister, Lee Bentley, Henrik Brønnum-Hansen, Natasja Koitzsch Jensen, Lotta Nylen, Ingelise Andersen, Qing Liao, Theo Bodin, Cameron Mustard, Bo Burström

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Using an intervention mapping approach to develop prevention and rehabilitation strategies for musculoskeletal pain among surgeons

Tina Dalager, Anne Højmark, Pernille Tine Jensen, Karen Søgaard, Lotte Nygaard Andersen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Assessment of the use and need for an integrated molecular surveillance of tuberculosis: an online survey in Germany

Andrea Sanchini, Marta Andrés, Lena Fiebig, Stefan Albrecht, Barbara Hauer, Walter Haas

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A cluster-randomized multi-level intervention to increase latrine use and safe disposal of child feces in rural Odisha, India: the Sundara Grama research protocol

Bethany A. Caruso, Gloria D. Sclar, Parimita Routray, Fiona Majorin, Corey Nagel, Thomas Clasen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Group-based physical activity trajectories in children transitioning from elementary to high school

Russell R. Pate, Michaela A. Schenkelberg, Marsha Dowda, Kerry L. McIver

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Migrant health research in the Republic of Ireland: a scoping review

Nazmy Villarroel, Ailish Hannigan, Santino Severoni, Soorej Puthoopparambil, Anne MacFarlane

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perceived discrimination, health and mental health among immigrants in Norway: the role of moderating factors

Melanie Lindsay Straiton, Arild Kjell Aambø, Rune Johansen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with condom use with non-commercial partners among sexually-active transgender women in Cambodia: findings from a national survey using respondent-driven sampling

Siyan Yi, Amelia Plant, Sovannary Tuot, Phalkun Mun, Srean Chhim, Navy Chann, Pheak Chhoun, Carinne Brody

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mortality advantage among migrants according to duration of stay in France, 2004–2014

Matthew Wallace, Myriam Khlat, Michel Guillot

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correlates of nonadherence to key population-led HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis services among Thai men who have sex with men and transgender women

Pich Seekaew, Ezie Nguyen, Thanthip Sungsing, Jureeporn Jantarapakde, Supabhorn Pengnonyang, Deondara Trachunthong, Pravit Mingkwanrungruang, Waraporn Sirisakyot, Pattareeya Phiayura, Phubet Panpet, Phathranis Meekrua, Nanthika Praweprai, Fonthip Suwan, Supakarn Sangtong, Pornpichit Brutrat, Tashada Wongsri, Panus Rattakittvijun Na Nakorn, Stephen Mills, Matthew Avery, Ravipa Vannakit, Praphan Phanuphak, Nittaya Phanuphak

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

30 years of fatal dengue cases in Brazil: a review

Priscila Conrado Guerra Nunes, Regina Paiva Daumas, Juan Camilo Sánchez-Arcila, Rita Maria Ribeiro Nogueira, Marco Aurélio Pereira Horta, Flávia Barreto dos Santos

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The development and evaluation of a sub-health self-rating scale for university students in China

Jian-lu Bi, Jing Chen, Xiao-min Sun, Xiao-li Nie, Yan-yan Liu, Ren Luo, Xiao-shan Zhao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiology and timing of seasonal influenza epidemics in the Asia-Pacific region, 2010–2017: implications for influenza vaccination programs

Clotilde El Guerche-Séblain, Saverio Caini, John Paget, Philippe Vanhems, François Schellevis

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“It’s just in that sea of things that I never cared about”: perception of hepatitis B amongst university students in Aberdeen, North-East Scotland

Emma L. Davies, Shona Fielding, Gillian Noble, Emmanuel Okpo

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of a phased pneumococcal conjugate vaccine introduction in Mongolia using enhanced pneumonia surveillance and community carriage surveys: a study protocol for a prospective observational study and lessons learned

S. F. La Vincente, C. von Mollendorf, M. Ulziibayar, C. Satzke, L. Dashtseren, K. K. Fox, E. M. Dunne, C. D. Nguyen, J. de Campo, M. de Campo, H. Thomson, G. Surenkhand, S. Demberelsuren, S. Bujinlkham, L. A. H. Do, D. Narangerel, T. Cherian, T. Mungun, E. K. Mulholland

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A mixed methods randomised control trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the journey to social inclusion – phase 2 intervention for chronically homeless adults: study protocol

Shannen Vallesi, Paul Flatau, Monica Thielking, Jessica L. Mackelprang, Kathryn M. Taylor, Louise La Sala, Jude Spiers, Lisa Wood, Karen Martin, Darja Kragt, Leanne Lester, Elizabeth Whittaker, Ryan J. Courtney

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Systematic review of how Play Streets impact opportunities for active play, physical activity, neighborhoods, and communities

M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, Christina N. Bridges, Thomas L. Schmid, Amelie A. Hecht, Keshia M. Pollack Porter

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Young internal migrants’ major health issues and health seeking barriers in Shanghai, China: a qualitative study

Chunyan Yu, Chaohua Lou, Yan Cheng, Yuanqi Cui, Qiguo Lian, Ziliang Wang, Ersheng Gao, Ling Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Vitamin D deficiency in northern Taiwan: a community-based cohort study

Ming-Jse Lee, Heng-Jung Hsu, I-Wen Wu, Chiao-Yin Sun, Ming-Kuo Ting, Chin-Chan Lee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perception regarding the causes of schizophrenia and associated factors among Feresbet district residents: a community based study

Zelalem Belayneh, Dessie Abebaw, Tadele Amare, Kibrom Haile, Zegeye Abebe

01.12.2019 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

From intervention to interventional system: towards greater theorization in population health intervention research

Linda Cambon, Philippe Terral, François Alla

01.12.2019 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Urban health in Africa: a critical global public health priority

Jo Vearey, Isaac Luginaah, Ng’weina Francis Magitta, Dativa J. Shilla, Tolu Oni

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hypertension in a rural community in South Africa: what they know, what they think they know and what they recommend

Vita W. Jongen, Samanta T. Lalla-Edward, Alinda G. Vos, Noortje G. Godijk, Hugo Tempelman, Diederick E. Grobbee, Walter Devillé, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Strategies to improve maternal vaccination acceptance

R. Wilson, P. Paterson, H. J. Larson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A mixed methods exploratory study tackling smoking during pregnancy in an urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care service

Deborah A. Askew, Jillian Guy, Vivian Lyall, Sonya Egert, Lynne Rogers, Leigh-anne Pokino, Peggy Manton-Williams, Philip J. Schluter

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Consumption of foods containing prohibited artificial colors among middle-school children in Nay Pyi Taw union territory, Myanmar

Nwe Oo, Yu Mon Saw, Hnin Nwe Ni Aye, Zaw Zaw Aung, Hnin Nandar Kyaw, Ae Mon Tun, Tetsuyoshi Kariya, Eiko Yamamoto, Nobuyuki Hamajima

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Coaching and/or education intervention for parents with overweight/obesity and their children: study protocol of a single-centre randomized controlled trial

Shazya Karmali, Victor Ng, Danielle Battram, Shauna Burke, Don Morrow, Erin S. Pearson, Patricia Tucker, Tara Mantler, Anita Cramp, Robert Petrella, Jennifer D. Irwin

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of racism on the future health of adults: protocol for a prospective cohort study

James Stanley, Ricci Harris, Donna Cormack, Andrew Waa, Richard Edwards

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association of mobility disability and obesity with risk of unemployment in two cohorts from Sweden

Mattias Norrbäck, Per Tynelius, Gerd Ahlström, Finn Rasmussen

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevention and management of musculoskeletal pain in nursing staff by a multifaceted intervention in the workplace: design of a cluster randomized controlled trial with effectiveness, process and economic evaluation (INTEVAL_Spain)

Consol Serra, Mercè Soler-Font, Ana María García, Pilar Peña, Sergio Vargas-Prada, José María Ramada

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Experiences of positive encounters with healthcare professionals among women on long-term sickness absence due to breast cancer or due to other diagnoses: a nationwide survey

M. Söderman, A. Wennman-Larsen, K. Alexanderson, E. Friberg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

What determines violence among female sex workers in an intimate partner relationship? Findings from North Karnataka, south India

Prakash Javalkar, Lucy Platt, Ravi Prakash, Tara Beattie, Parinita Bhattacharjee, Raghavendra Thalinja, Kavitha D. L., Chaitanya AIDS Tadegattuva Mahila Sangha, Satyanarayana Ramanaik, Martine Collumbien, Calum Davey, Stephen Moses, Rachel Jewkes, Shajy Isac, Lori Heise

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Suicidal ideation and attempts in population-based samples of women: temporal changes between 1989 and 2015

Solveig Lövestad, Jesper Löve, Marjan Vaez, Margda Waern, Gunnel Hensing, Gunilla Krantz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Estimation of cumulative number of post-treatment Lyme disease cases in the US, 2016 and 2020

Allison DeLong, Mayla Hsu, Harriet Kotsoris

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluating progress towards triple elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B in the Netherlands

Maartje Visser, Catharina P. B. van der Ploeg, Colette Smit, Chantal W. P. M. Hukkelhoven, Frithjofna Abbink, Birgit H. B. van Benthem, Eline L. M. Op de Coul

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between intake of red and processed meat and the risk of heart failure: a meta-analysis

Kun Cui, Yabin Liu, Lingjun Zhu, Xia Mei, Ping Jin, Yuhui Luo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Trends in heterosexual inexperience among young adults in Japan: analysis of national surveys, 1987–2015

Cyrus Ghaznavi, Haruka Sakamoto, Daisuke Yoneoka, Shuhei Nomura, Kenji Shibuya, Peter Ueda

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Reliable mortality statistics in Myanmar: a qualitative assessment of challenges in two townships

Myitzu Tin Oung, Kerry Richter, Pramote Prasartkul, Yadanar Aung, Kyaw Thu Soe, Thuzar Chit Tin, Viroj Tangcharoensathien

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: Socioeconomic inequalities in suicide mortality before and after the economic recession in Spain

Carme Borrell, Marc Marí-Dell’Olmo, Mercè Gotsens, Montse Calvo, Maica Rodríguez-Sanz, Xavier Bartoll, Santiago Esnaola

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of stunting, underweight and wasting among children < 5 years of age: evidence from 2012-2013 Pakistan demographic and health survey

Sadaf Khan, Sidra Zaheer, Nilofer Fatimi Safdar

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Beyond cost-effectiveness, morbidity and mortality: a comprehensive evaluation of priority setting for HIV programming in Uganda

Lydia Kapiriri, Na-Mee Lee, Lauren Jean Wallace, Brendan Kwesiga

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cancer and how the patients see it; prevalence and perception of risk factors: a cross-sectional survey from a tertiary care centre of Karachi, Pakistan

Saira Saeed, Javaid Ahmad Khan, Nousheen Iqbal, Sana Irfan, Alviya Shafique, Safia Awan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Enabling and disabling behaviors in the social environment are associated with physical Activity of older people in the Netherlands

Anna P. Nieboer, Jane M. Cramm

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A life fulfilled: positively influencing physical activity in older adults – a systematic review and meta-ethnography

Gemma S. Morgan, Micky Willmott, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Anne M. Haase, Rona M. Campbell

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sensitivity and specificity of routine diagnostic work-up for tuberculosis in lung clinics in Yogyakarta, Indonesia: a cohort study

Antonia Morita I. Saktiawati, Yanri W. Subronto, Ymkje Stienstra, Sumardi, Fabiola Supit, Tjip S. van der Werf

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Revitalization of integrated disease surveillance and response in Sierra Leone post Ebola virus disease outbreak

Charles Njuguna, Amara Jambai, Alexander Chimbaru, Anders Nordstrom, Roland Conteh, Anderson Latt, Shikanga O-tipo, Robert Musoke, Jane Githuku, Zablon Yoti, Ali Yahaya, Ambrose Talisuna, Soatiana Rajatonirina, Ibrahima Socé Fall

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of a task-based weight management group programme

Hayden McRobbie, Peter Hajek, Sarrah Peerbux, Brennan C. Kahan, Sandra Eldridge, Dominic Trépel, Steve Parrott, Chris Griffiths, Sarah Snuggs, Katie Myers Smith

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Attractive running environments for all? A cross-sectional study on physical environmental characteristics and runners’ motives and attitudes, in relation to the experience of the running environment

Ineke Deelen, Mark Janssen, Steven Vos, Carlijn B. M. Kamphuis, Dick Ettema

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The “great live and move challenge”: a program to promote physical activity among children aged 7–11 years. Design and implementation of a cluster-randomized controlled trial

Florence Cousson-Gélie, Marion Carayol, Bruno Fregeac, Lucile Mora, Florian Jeanleboeuf, Olivier Coste, Bruno Pereira, Mathieu Gourlan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Religious and community leaders’ acceptance of rotavirus vaccine introduction in Yogyakarta, Indonesia: a qualitative study

Retna Siwi Padmawati, Anita Heywood, Mei Neni Sitaresmi, Jarir Atthobari, C. Raina MacIntyre, Yati Soenarto, Holly Seale

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effect of introducing a free breakfast club on eating habits among students at vocational schools

Camilla Berg Christensen, Bent Egberg Mikkelsen, Ulla Toft

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of removing cost sharing under the affordable care act (ACA) on mammography and pap test use

Abeer Alharbi, M. Mahmud Khan, Ronnie Horner, Heather Brandt, Cole Chapman

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

SKIP (Supporting Kids with diabetes In Physical activity): Feasibility of a randomised controlled trial of a digital intervention for 9-12 year olds with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Emily Knox, Cris Glazebrook, Tabitha Randell, Paul Leighton, Boliang Guo, James Greening, E. Bethan Davies, Lori Amor, Holly Blake

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Noncommunicable disease burden among HIV patients in care: a national retrospective longitudinal analysis of HIV-treatment outcomes in Kenya, 2003-2013

Dunstan Achwoka, Anthony Waruru, Tai-Ho Chen, Kenneth Masamaro, Evelyn Ngugi, Maureen Kimani, Irene Mukui, Julius O. Oyugi, Regina Mutave, Thomas Achia, Abraham Katana, Lucy Ng’ang’a, Kevin M. De Cock

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Relationship between cumulative exposure to pesticides and sleep disorders among greenhouse vegetable farmers

Jiangping Li, Yanxing Hao, Danian Tian, Shulan He, Xian Sun, Huifang Yang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between the food and physical activity environment, obesity, and cardiovascular health across Maine counties

Allison C. Briggs, Adam W. Black, F. Lee Lucas, Andrea E. Siewers, Kathleen M. Fairfield

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Socioeconomic differences in nicotine exposure and dependence in adult daily smokers

Allshine Chen, Michael Machiorlatti, Nicolle M. Krebs, Joshua E. Muscat

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Has the association between low school performance and the risk of disability benefit due to mental disorders become stronger over time?

Beata Jablonska, Christina Dalman, Andreas Lundin, Kyriaki Kosidou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and distribution of metabolic syndrome and its components among provinces and ethnic groups in Indonesia

Elizabeth Henny Herningtyas, Tian Sheng Ng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with early sexual initiation among preparatory and high school youths in Woldia town, northeast Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Eskeziaw Abebe Kassahun, Abebaw Addis Gelagay, Achenef Asmamaw Muche, Amanuel Addisu Dessie, Belayneh Ayanaw Kassie

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Integrating physical activity into the primary school curriculum: rationale and study protocol for the “Thinking while Moving in English” cluster randomized controlled trial

Myrto F. Mavilidi, David R. Lubans, Philip J. Morgan, Andrew Miller, Narelle Eather, Frini Karayanidis, Chris Lonsdale, Michael Noetel, Kylie Shaw, Nicholas Riley

01.12.2019 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Defining & assessing the quality, usability, and utilization of immunization data

Peter Bloland, Adam MacNeil

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Family-based intervention for patients with type 2 diabetes via WeChat in China: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Linqi Mao, Jun Lu, Qi Zhang, Yuxi Zhao, Gang Chen, Mei Sun, Fengshui Chang, Xiaohong Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Learning what our target audiences think and do: extending segmentation to all four bases

Anna Kitunen, Sharyn Rundle-Thiele, Mohammad Kadir, Abi Badejo, George Zdanowicz, Megan Price

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Understanding factors influencing linkage to HIV care in a rural setting, Mbeya, Tanzania: qualitative findings of a mixed methods study

Erica S. Sanga, Ferdinand C. Mukumbang, Adiel K. Mushi, Wondwossen Lerebo, Christina Zarowsky

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of Leishmania species among patients with cutaneous leishmaniasis in Qassim province of Saudi Arabia

Zafar Rasheed, Ahmed A. Ahmed, Tarek Salem, Mohammed S. Al-Dhubaibi, Ahmad A. Al Robaee, Abdullateef A. Alzolibani

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Efficacy of an incentive intervention on secondary prophylaxis for young people with rheumatic fever: a multiple baseline study

John G. Oetzel, Chunhuan Lao, Michelle Morley, Kathy Penman, Maree Child, Nina Scott, Miina Karalus

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Incidence, prevalence and associated factors of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, among children exposed to maternal HIV, in Belgaum district, Karnataka, India

Rajaram Subramanian Potty, Anju Sinha, Rajeev Sethumadhavan, Shajy Isac, Reynold Washington

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

WhatsApp embedded in routine service delivery for smoking cessation: effects on abstinence rates in a randomized controlled study

Seyfi Durmaz, Isil Ergin, Raika Durusoy, Hur Hassoy, Ayhan Caliskan, Pinar Okyay

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with early introduction of complementary feeding and consumption of non-recommended foods among Dutch infants: the BeeBOFT study

Lu Wang, Amy van Grieken, Laura A. van der Velde, Eline Vlasblom, Maaike Beltman, Monique P. L’Hoir, Magda M. Boere-Boonekamp, Hein Raat

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Lights4Violence: a quasi-experimental educational intervention in six European countries to promote positive relationships among adolescents

C. Vives-Cases, M. C. Davo-Blanes, R. Ferrer-Cascales, B. Sanz-Barbero, N. Albaladejo-Blázquez, M. Sánchez-San Segundo, M. Lillo-Crespo, N. Bowes, S. Neves, V. Mocanu, E. M. Carausu, J. Pyżalski, M. J. Forjaz, I. Chmura-Rutkowska, C. P. Vieira, C. Corradi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association of county-level socioeconomic factors with individual tobacco and alcohol use: a longitudinal study of U.S. adults

Rita Hamad, Daniel M. Brown, Sanjay Basu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association between anthropometric measures and glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) is different in Russian, Somali and Kurdish origin migrants compared with the general population in Finland: a cross-sectional population-based study

Natalia Skogberg, Tiina Laatikainen, Eero Lilja, Annamari Lundqvist, Tommi Härkänen, Päivikki Koponen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Schistosoma haematobium infection status and its associated risk factors among pregnant women in Munyenge, South West Region, Cameroon following scale-up of communal piped water sources from 2014 to 2017: a cross-sectional study

Godlove Bunda Wepnje, Judith Kuoh Anchang-Kimbi, Vicky Daonyle Ndassi, Leopold Gustave Lehman, Helen Kuokuo Kimbi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Holistic physical exercise training improves physical literacy among physically inactive adults: a pilot intervention study

Peter Holler, Johannes Jaunig, Frank-Michael Amort, Silvia Tuttner, Kathrin Hofer-Fischanger, Dietmar Wallner, Helmut Simi, Alexander Müller, Mireille Nicoline Maria van Poppel, Othmar Moser

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A triaged real-time alert intervention to improve antiretroviral therapy adherence among young African American men who have sex with men living with HIV: focus group findings

Mark S. Dworkin, Palak Panchal, Wayne Wiebel, Robert Garofalo, Jessica E. Haberer, Antonio Jimenez

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Gridlock from diagnosis to treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Tanzania: low accessibility of molecular diagnostic services and lack of healthcare worker empowerment in 28 districts of 5 high burden TB regions with mixed methods evaluation

Stellah G. Mpagama, Peter M. Mbelele, Anna M. Chongolo, Isaack A. Lekule, Johnson J. Lyimo, Gibson S. Kibiki, Scott K. Heysell

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Promotion of physical activity-related health competence in physical education: study protocol for the GEKOS cluster randomized controlled trial

Stephanie Haible, Carmen Volk, Yolanda Demetriou, Oliver Höner, Ansgar Thiel, Ulrich Trautwein, Gorden Sudeck

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Iron status and risk factors of iron deficiency among pregnant women in Singapore: a cross-sectional study

See Ling Loy, Li Min Lim, Shiao-Yng Chan, Pei Ting Tan, Yen Lin Chee, Phaik Ling Quah, Jerry Kok Yen Chan, Kok Hian Tan, Fabian Yap, Keith M. Godfrey, Lynette Pei-Chi Shek, Mary Foong-Fong Chong, Michael S. Kramer, Yap-Seng Chong, Claudia Chi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Visibility and transmission: complexities around promoting hand hygiene in young children – a qualitative study

Ruby Biezen, Danilla Grando, Danielle Mazza, Bianca Brijnath

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol for LINKS (linking individual needs to community and clinical services): a prospective matched observational study of a community health worker community clinical linkage intervention on the U.S.-Mexico border

Abby M. Lohr, Maia Ingram, Scott C. Carvajal, Kevin Doubleday, Benjamin Aceves, Cynthia Espinoza, Floribella Redondo, Gloria Coronado, Cassalyn David, Melanie L. Bell

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adolescent criminality: multiple adverse health outcomes and mortality pattern in Swedish men

Marlene Stenbacka, Tomas Moberg, Jussi Jokinen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiological investigation on hand hygiene knowledge and behaviour: a cross-sectional study on gender disparity

Lorna K. P. Suen, Zoe Y. Y. So, Simon K. W. Yeung, Kiki Y. K. Lo, Simon C. Lam

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Child nutrition to new stage in China: evidence from a series of national surveys, 1985–2015

Xin-Nan Zong, Hui Li, Ya-Qin Zhang, Hua-Hong Wu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A ‘Cut-Down-To-Stop’ intervention for smokers who find it hard to quit: a qualitative evaluation

J. Robinson, A. McEwen, R. Heah, S. Papadakis

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adherence to hepatitis A and hepatitis B multi-dose vaccination schedules among adults in the United Kingdom: a retrospective cohort study

Kelly D. Johnson, Xiaoyan Lu, Dongmu Zhang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The relationship between non-permanent migration and non-communicable chronic disease outcomes for cancer, heart disease and diabetes – a systematic review

Karen H. Wang, Zoé M. Hendrickson, Cynthia A. Brandt, Marcella Nunez-Smith

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The quality of air outside and inside the home: associations with emotional and behavioural problem scores in early childhood

Emily Midouhas, Theodora Kokosi, Eirini Flouri

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Validity and responsiveness to change of the Active Australia Survey according to gender, age, BMI, education, and physical activity level and awareness

Corneel Vandelanotte, Mitch J. Duncan, Rob Stanton, Richard R. Rosenkranz, Cristina M. Caperchione, Amanda L. Rebar, Trevor N. Savage, W. Kerry Mummery, Gregory S. Kolt

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Feelings about the timing of first sexual intercourse and health-related quality of life among adolescents

Manon Rouche, Katia Castetbon, Maud Dujeu, Estelle Méroc, Thérésa Lebacq, Camille Pedroni, Christelle Senterre, Isabelle Godin, Nathalie Moreau

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Designing a comprehensive Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) programme for hypertension and diabetes at primary health care level: evidence and experience from urban Karnataka, South India

Krishnamurthy Jayanna, N. Swaroop, Arin Kar, Satyanarayana Ramanaik, Manoj Kumar Pati, Ashwini Pujar, Prathibha Rai, Suresh Chitrapu, Gururaj Patil, Preeti Aggarwal, Shivla Saksena, Hemanth Madegowda, S. Rekha, H. L. Mohan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Trends in Belgian cause-specific mortality by migrant origin between the 1990s and the 2000s

Katrien Vanthomme, Hadewijch Vandenheede

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of personalised risk information compared to a positive/negative result on informed choice and intention to undergo colonoscopy following colorectal Cancer screening in Scotland (PERICCS) - a randomised controlled trial: study protocol

Robert J. C. Steele, Jayne Digby, Julie A. Chambers, Ronan E. O’Carroll

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparing the reasons for suicide from attempt survivors and their families in Ghana

Winifred Asare-Doku, Joseph Osafo, Charity S. Akotia

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Feasibility of a behavioral automaticity intervention among African Americans at risk for metabolic syndrome

Heather Fritz, Wassim Tarraf, Aaron Brody, Philip Levy

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correlates of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in the Thai population: a systematic review

Nucharapon Liangruenrom, Melinda Craike, Stuart J. H. Biddle, Kanyapat Suttikasem, Zeljko Pedisic

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Kids Out; evaluation of a brief multimodal cluster randomized intervention integrated in health education lessons to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behavior among eighth graders

M. Aittasalo, A-M Jussila, K. Tokola, H. Sievänen, H. Vähä-Ypyä, T. Vasankari

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Religiosity and sexual abstinence among Nigerian youths: does parent religion matter?

Oluwaseyi Dolapo Somefun

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Rationale and methods of the MOVI-da10! Study –a cluster-randomized controlled trial of the impact of classroom-based physical activity programs on children’s adiposity, cognition and motor competence

Mairena Sánchez-López, Abel Ruiz-Hermosa, Andrés Redondo-Tébar, María Eugenia Visier-Alfonso, Estela Jimenez-López, Maria Martínez-Andres, Montse Solera-Martínez, Alba Soriano-Cano, Vicente Martínez-Vizcaíno, on behalf of MOVI group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Do trajectories of economic, work- and health-related disadvantages explain child welfare clients’ increased mortality risk? A prospective cohort study

Ylva B. Almquist, Lars Brännström

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Improving nutrition and physical activity environments of family child care homes: the rationale, design and study protocol of the ‘Healthy Start/Comienzos Sanos’ cluster randomized trial

Patricia Markham Risica, Alison Tovar, Vanessa Palomo, Laura Dionne, Noereem Mena, Kate Magid, Diane Stanton Ward, Kim M. Gans

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations of education and income with heavy drinking and problem drinking among men: evidence from a population-based study in Japan

Keiko Murakami, Hideki Hashimoto

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of disease screening on awareness and management of hypertension and diabetes between 2011 and 2015: results from the China health and retirement longitudinal study

Chihua Li, L. H. Lumey

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Living with a spouse with chronic illness – the challenge of balancing demands and resources

Elisabet Eriksson, Maria Wejåker, Anna Danhard, Annika Nilsson, Marja-Leena Kristofferzon

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Community knowledge and perceptions on malaria prevention and house screening in Nyabondo, Western Kenya

Peter Njoroge Ng’ang’a, James Mutunga, George Oliech, Clifford Maina Mutero

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Relationship between psychological health and quality of life of people affected by leprosy in the community in Guangdong province, China: a cross-sectional study

Mingzhou Xiong, Xiaohua Wang, Ting Su, Bin Yang, Ming Li, Daocheng Zheng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Air pollution dispersion from biomass stoves to neighboring homes in Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Anne M. Weaver, Emily S. Gurley, Christina Crabtree-Ide, Henrik Salje, Eun-Hye Yoo, Lina Mu, Nasrin Akter, Pavani K. Ram

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Fluoroquinolone consumption and Escherichia coli resistance in Japan: an ecological study

Fumitaka Terahara, Hiroshi Nishiura

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of an intervention to promote walking during the commute to work: a cluster randomised controlled trial

Suzanne Audrey, Harriet Fisher, Ashley Cooper, Daisy Gaunt, Kirsty Garfield, Chris Metcalfe, William Hollingworth, Fiona Gillison, Marie Gabe-Walters, Sarah Rodgers, Adrian L. Davis, Philip Insall, Sunita Procter

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sociodemographic inequities in cervical cancer screening, treatment and care amongst women aged at least 25 years: evidence from surveys in Harare, Zimbabwe

O. Tapera, W. Kadzatsa, A. M. Nyakabau, W. Mavhu, G. Dreyer, B. Stray-Pedersen, Hendricks SJH

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

HIV leadership programming attendance is associated with PrEP and PEP awareness among young, gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in Vancouver, Canada

Kalysha Closson, Sarah Chown, Heather L. Armstrong, Lu Wang, Nicanor Bacani, Darren Ho, Jody Jollimore, Gbolahan Olarewaju, David M. Moore, Eric A. Roth, Robert S. Hogg, Nathan J. Lachowsky

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Income and education predict elevated depressive symptoms in the general population: results from the Gutenberg health study

Jasmin Schlax, Claus Jünger, Manfred E. Beutel, Thomas Münzel, Norbert Pfeiffer, Philipp Wild, Maria Blettner, Jasmin Ghaemi Kerahrodi, Jörg Wiltink, Matthias Michal

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Intimate partner violence, depression, and sexual behaviour among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in the PROUD trial

Ada R. Miltz, Fiona C. Lampe, Loraine J. Bacchus, Sheena McCormack, David Dunn, Ellen White, Alison Rodger, Andrew N. Phillips, Lorraine Sherr, Amanda Clarke, Alan McOwan, Ann Sullivan, Mitzy Gafos

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Disability among Palestinian elderly in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt): prevalence and associated factors

Nouh Harsha, Luay Ziq, Rita Giacaman

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations between family structure and young people’s physical activity and screen time behaviors

Amund Langøy, Otto R. F. Smith, Bente Wold, Oddrun Samdal, Ellen M. Haug

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Psychographic predictors of intention to use cervical cancer screening services among women attending maternal and child health services in Southern Ethiopia: the theory of planned behavior (TPB) perspective

Fira Abamecha, Atsede Tena, Getachew Kiros

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Measuring the impact of multiple discrimination on depression in Europe

Javier Alvarez-Galvez, Antonio Rojas-Garcia

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Retention of HIV exposed infants in care at Arua regional referral hospital, Uganda: a retrospective cohort study

Pontius Apangu, Jonathan Izudi, Francis Bajunirwe, Edgar Mulogo, Vincent Batwala

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Formative research to develop a school-based, community-linked physical activity role model programme for girls: CHoosing Active Role Models to INspire Girls (CHARMING)

Kelly Morgan, Jordan Van Godwin, Kirsty Darwent, Alison Fildes

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

How did Ebola information spread on twitter: broadcasting or viral spreading?

Hai Liang, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, Jingjing Yin, Chung-Hong Chan, Laura E. Pechta, Belinda J. Smith, Rossmary D. Marquez-Lameda, Martin I. Meltzer, Keri M. Lubell, King-Wa Fu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions towards waterpipe tobacco smoking amongst college or university students: a systematic review

Adam Arshad, Jaideep Matharoo, Ebrahim Arshad, Simardeep Singh Sadhra, Rosemary Norton-Wangford, Mohammed Jawad

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Knowledge, attitude and practice related to chemical hazards and personal protective equipment among particleboard workers in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Akeza Awealom Asgedom, Magne Bråtveit, Bente Elisabeth Moen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Why patients want to take or refuse to take antibiotics: an inventory of motives

Adriana Bagnulo, Maria-Teresa Muñoz Sastre, Lonzozou Kpanake, Paul Clay Sorum, Etienne Mullet

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Ideal, expected and perceived descriptive norm drunkenness in UK nightlife environments: a cross-sectional study

Karen Hughes, Zara Quigg, Kat Ford, Mark A. Bellis

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiology of hepatitis B virus infection in people living in poverty in the central-west region of Brazil

Lara Cristina da Cunha Guimarães, Sandra Brunini, Rafael Alves Guimarães, Hélio Galdino-Júnior, Ruth Minamisava, Vanessa Elias da Cunha, Jordana Rúbia Souza Santos, Elisângela de Paula Silveira- Lacerda, Christiane Moreira Souza, Vera Lúcia Brandão de Oliveira, Gabriela Cavalcante Albernaz, Thiago Guida de Menezes, Giovanni Rezza

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Gender differences in the bidirectional relationship between alcohol consumption and sleeplessness: the Tromsø study

Kamilla Rognmo, Svein Bergvik, Jan Harald Rosenvinge, Katja Lovise Bratlid, Oddgeir Friborg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The use of self-management strategies for problem gambling: a scoping review

Flora I. Matheson, Sarah Hamilton-Wright, David T. Kryszajtys, Jessica L. Wiese, Lauren Cadel, Carolyn Ziegler, Stephen W. Hwang, Sara J. T. Guilcher

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Outcomes of empiric treatment for pediatric tuberculosis, Kampala, Uganda, 2010–2015

Eric Wobudeya, Devan Jaganath, Moorine Penninah Sekadde, Betty Nsangi, Heather Haq, Adithya Cattamanchi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predicting coronary artery disease: a comparison between two data mining algorithms

Haleh Ayatollahi, Leila Gholamhosseini, Masoud Salehi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Large-scale implementation of electronic Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (eIMCI) at the primary care level in Burkina Faso: a qualitative study on health worker perception of its medical content, usability and impact on antibiotic prescription and resistance

Cécile Bessat, Noël Adannou Zonon, Valérie D’Acremont

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health issues in a Bangalore slum: findings from a household survey using a mobile screening toolkit in Devarajeevanahalli

Carolin Elizabeth George, Gift Norman, Avanti Wadugodapitya, Shyam Vasudeva Rao, Shailendra Nalige, Varshapriya Radhakrishnan, Sapna Behar, Luc de Witte

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Does unemployment contribute to poorer health-related quality of life among Swedish adults?

Fredrik Norström, Anna-Karin Waenerlund, Lars Lindholm, Rebecka Nygren, Klas-Göran Sahlén, Anna Brydsten

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Analysis of the alcohol drinking behavior and influencing factors among emerging adults and young adults: a cross-sectional study in Wuhan, China

Wanrong Lu, Jingdong Xu, Anne Winifred Taylor, Bridgette Maree Bewick, Zhen Fu, Nanjin Wu, Ling Qian, Ping Yin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sedentary behaviors and anxiety among children, adolescents and adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Bartlomiej Stanczykiewicz, Anna Banik, Nina Knoll, Jan Keller, Diana Hilda Hohl, Joanna Rosińczuk, Aleksandra Luszczynska

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Religious affiliation and major depressive episode in older adults: a cross-sectional study in six low- and middle- income countries

Julian A. Fernández-Niño, Ietza Bojorquez, Carolina Becerra-Arias, Claudia I. Astudillo-Garcia

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Reprocessing and reuse of single-use medical devices in China: a pilot survey

Duojin Wang, Jing Wu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Changes in proportional mortality from diabetes and circulatory disease in Mauritius and Fiji: possible effects of coding and certification

Stephen Morrell, Richard Taylor, Devina Nand, Chalapati Rao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Which patients benefit from physical activity on prescription (PAP)? A prospective observational analysis of factors that predict increased physical activity

Stefan Lundqvist, Mats Börjesson, Maria E. H. Larsson, Åsa Cider, Lars Hagberg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk perception in the population living near the Turin municipal solid waste incineration plant: survey results before start-up and communication strategies

Antonella Bena, Martina Gandini, Ennio Cadum, Enrico Procopio, Giuseppe Salamina, Manuela Orengia, Elena Farina

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk factors associated with malaria outbreak in Laelay Adyabo district northern Ethiopia, 2017: case-control study design

Afewerki Tesfahunegn, Gebretsadik Berhe, Equbay Gebregziabher

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Employment conditions and use of gastric cancer screening services in Korea: a nationwide survey

Hye-Young Shim, Jae Kwan Jun, Ji-Yeon Shin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Age-standardized expected years of life lost: quantification of cancer severity

Yueh Wang, Chun-Ju Chiang, Wen-Chung Lee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Influenza epidemiology and influenza vaccine effectiveness during the 2016–2017 season in the Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network (GIHSN)

Víctor Baselga-Moreno, Svetlana Trushakova, Shelly McNeil, Anna Sominina, Marta C. Nunes, Anca Draganescu, Serhat Unal, Parvaiz Koul, Jan Kyncl, Tao Zhang, Ainagul Kuatbayeva, Afif Ben-Salah, Elena Burtseva, Joan Puig-Barberà, Javier Díez-Domingo, for the Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network (GIHSN)

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of an educational intervention on HPV knowledge and attitudes towards HPV and its vaccines among junior middle school students in Chengdu, China

Chun-Rong Liu, Hao Liang, Xi Zhang, Chen Pu, Qin Li, Qiao-Ling Li, Fei-Yang Ren, Jing Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Quality of a life skills training program in Karnataka, India - a quasi experimental study

Banandur S. Pradeep, Banavaram Anniappan Arvind, Srinivas Ramaiah, Swati Shahane, Lavanya Garady, Mutharaju Arelingaiah, Gopalkrishna Gururaj, Gananatha Shetty Yekkaru

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A discourse network analysis of UK newspaper coverage of the “sugar tax” debate before and after the announcement of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy

Christina H. Buckton, Gillian Fergie, Philip Leifeld, Shona Hilton

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Contribution of thirdhand smoke to overall tobacco smoke exposure in pediatric patients: study protocol

E. Melinda Mahabee-Gittens, Georg E. Matt, Eunha Hoh, Penelope J. E. Quintana, Lara Stone, Maegan A. Geraci, Chase A. Wullenweber, Gena N. Koutsounadis, Abigail G. Ruwe, Gabriel T. Meyers, Mark A. Zakrajsek, John K. Witry, Ashley L. Merianos

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The prevalence of malnutrition and growth percentiles for urban South African children

Lukhanyo H. Nyati, John M. Pettifor, Shane A. Norris

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of a policy intervention to promote the health and wellbeing of workers in small and medium sized enterprises – a cluster randomised controlled trial

Thrive at Work Wellbeing Programme Collaboration

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Social network analysis to characterize women victims of violence

Michela Leone, Enrica Lapucci, Manuela De Sario, Marina Davoli, Sara Farchi, Paola Michelozzi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Validation of data quality in the Swedish National Register for Breast Cancer

Lars Löfgren, Sandra Eloranta, Kamilla Krawiec, Annette Asterkvist, Charlotta Lönnqvist, Kerstin Sandelin, On behalf of the steering group of the National Register for Breast Cancer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Role of age and health in perceptions of returning to work: a qualitative study

Joanne Neary, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Judith Brown, Ewan B. Macdonald, Hilary Thomson

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study protocol of the X:IT II - a school-based smoking preventive intervention

Lotus Sofie Bast, Pernille Due, Stine Glenstrup Lauemøller, Niels Them Kjær, Tenna Christiansen, Anette Andersen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with fatal cases of acute respiratory infection (ARI) among hospitalized patients in Guatemala

Sara Tomczyk, John P. McCracken, Carmen Lucia Contreras, Maria Renee Lopez, Chris Bernart, Juan Carlos Moir, Kenneth Escobar, Lisette Reyes, Wences Arvelo, Kim Lindblade, Leonard Peruski, Joe P. Bryan, Jennifer R. Verani

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The relative impact of smoking, alcohol use and drug use on general sickness absence among Norwegian employees

Ingeborg Lund, Inger Synnøve Moan, Hilde Marie Erøy Edvardsen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

FEV1 and total Cardiovascular mortality and morbidity over an 18 years follow-up Population-Based Prospective EPIC-NORFOLK Study

Siew-Mooi Ching, Yook-Chin Chia, Marleen A. H. Lentjes, Robert Luben, Nicholas Wareham, Kay-Tee Khaw

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mediated representations of violence against women in the mainstream news in Australia

Georgina Sutherland, Patricia Easteal, Kate Holland, Cathy Vaughan

01.12.2019 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Re-thinking breast and cervical cancer preventive campaigns in developing countries: the case for interventions at high schools

Chris Onyebuchi Ifediora

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Identification of community-dwelling older adults at risk of frailty using the PERSSILAA screening pathway: a methodological guide and results of a large-scale deployment in the Netherlands

Stephanie Jansen-Kosterink, Lex van Velsen, Sanne Frazer, Marit Dekker-van Weering, Rónán O’Caoimh, Miriam Vollenbroek-Hutten

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Geographic disparities and temporal changes in risk of death from myocardial infarction in Florida, 2000–2014

Evah W. Odoi, Nicholas Nagle, Shamarial Roberson, Kristina W. Kintziger

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Labor market situation after an episode of sickness absence due to malignant neoplasia. Evidence from a Spanish cohort

Ana Lear-Claveras, Monica Ubalde-Lopez, Laura Serra Saurina

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Supportive needs of women who have experienced pregnancy termination due to fetal abnormalities: a qualitative study from the perspective of women, men and healthcare providers in Iran

Bahareh Kamranpour, Mahnaz Noroozi, Massoud Bahrami

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Knowledge, attitudes and practices of cervical cancer prevention among Zambian women and men

Anayawa Nyambe, Jarl K. Kampen, Stridutt K. Baboo, Guido Van Hal

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Trends and correlates of driving under the influence of alcohol among different types of adult substance users in the United States: a national survey study

Ji-Yeun Park, Li-Tzy Wu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hypertension control in integrated HIV and chronic disease clinics in Uganda in the SEARCH study

Dalsone Kwarisiima, Mucunguzi Atukunda, Asiphas Owaraganise, Gabriel Chamie, Tamara Clark, Jane Kabami, Vivek Jain, Dathan Byonanebye, Florence Mwangwa, Laura B. Balzer, Edwin Charlebois, Moses R. Kamya, Maya Petersen, Diane V. Havlir, Lillian B. Brown

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Calculating incidence rates and prevalence proportions: not as simple as it seems

Inge Spronk, Joke C. Korevaar, René Poos, Rodrigo Davids, Henk Hilderink, François G. Schellevis, Robert A. Verheij, Mark M. J. Nielen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Accelerometer-derived physical activity estimation in preschoolers – comparison of cut-point sets incorporating the vector magnitude vs the vertical axis

Claudia S. Leeger-Aschmann, Einat A. Schmutz, Annina E. Zysset, Tanja H. Kakebeeke, Nadine Messerli-Bürgy, Kerstin Stülb, Amar Arhab, Andrea H. Meyer, Simone Munsch, Oskar G. Jenni, Jardena J. Puder, Susi Kriemler

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Geo-visual integration of health outcomes and risk factors using excess risk and conditioned choropleth maps: a case study of malaria incidence and sociodemographic determinants in Ghana

Sylvester Dodzi Nyadanu, Gavin Pereira, Derek Ngbandor Nawumbeni, Timothy Adampah

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The influence of medical providers on HPV vaccination among children of Mexican mothers: a comparison between Mexico and the Midwest region of the United States

Mariela Bahena, Marcela Carvajal-Suarez, Amr S. Soliman, Jiangtao Luo, Armando De Alba

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Body weight, body composition and energy balance related behaviour during the transition to parenthood: study protocol of a multi-centre observational follow-up study (TRANSPARENTS)

Tom Deliens, Vickà Versele, Hannelore Vanden Eynde, Peter Clarys, Roland Devlieger, Annick Bogaerts, Leonardo Gucciardo, Annick Schreurs, Caroline Van Holsbeke, Dirk Aerenhouts

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluating changes in electronic gambling machine policy on user losses in an Australian jurisdiction

Matthew Stevens, Charles Livingstone

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Knowledge, attitude and practice of antibiotic use among university students: a cross sectional study in UAE

Ammar Jairoun, Nageeb Hassan, Abdelazim Ali, Obaida Jairoun, Moyad Shahwan

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A school-based intervention based on self-determination theory to promote girls' physical activity: study protocol of the CReActivity cluster randomised controlled trial

Yolanda Demetriou, Joachim Bachner

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“Like you are fooling yourself”: how the “Stoptober” temporary abstinence campaign supports Dutch smokers attempting to quit

Sigrid A. Troelstra, Anton E. Kunst, Janneke Harting

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Do the unemployed hit the bottle during economic downturns? An empirical approach for Spain

Carla Blázquez-Fernández, David Cantarero-Prieto, Patricio Perez

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The perceived neighborhood environment is associated with health-enhancing physical activity among adults: a cross-sectional survey of 13 townships in Taiwan

Chi-Chen Chiang, Shu-Ti Chiou, Yuan-Mei Liao, Yiing Mei Liou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“Doing a good thing for myself”: a qualitative study of young adults’ strategies for reducing takeaway food consumption

Anne C. Grunseit, Amelia S. Cook, Janet Conti, Melissa Gwizd, Margaret Allman-Farinelli

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis of the active commuting behaviors of U.S. Department of the Interior employees

David R. Paul, Yazhuo Deng, Philip S. Cook

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The distribution and socioeconomic burden of Hepatitis C virus in South Australia: a cross-sectional study 2010–2016

Bernard Luke Edmunds, Emma Ruth Miller, George Tsourtos

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Burden of varicella in Latin America and the Caribbean: findings from a systematic literature review

Luiza Helena Falleiros Arlant, Maria Catalina Pirez Garcia, Maria L. Avila Aguero, Miguel Cashat, Cintia Irene Parellada, Lara J. Wolfson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Scientific and technological contributions of Latin America and Caribbean countries to the Zika virus outbreak

Alice Machado-Silva, Camila Guindalini, Fernanda Lopes Fonseca, Marcus Vinicius Pereira-Silva, Bruna de Paula Fonseca

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and predictors of depression among hemodialysis patients: a prospective follow-up study

Amjad Khan, Amer Hayat Khan, Azreen Syazril Adnan, Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Saima Mushtaq

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Integrating safer conception services into primary care: providers’ perspectives

Mariya C. Patwa, Jean Bassett, Leah Holmes, Lillian Mutunga, Mutsa Mudavanhu, Thembisile Makhomboti, Annelies Van Rie, Sheree R. Schwartz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Self-rated health as a valid indicator for health-equity analyses: evidence from the Italian health interview survey

Beniamino Cislaghi, Cesare Cislaghi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of environmental and sociodemographic factors with life satisfaction in 27 European countries

Nikita B. Rajani, Vassilis Skianis, Filippos T. Filippidis

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study protocol: associations between dietary patterns, cognitive function and metabolic syndrome in older adults – a cross-sectional study

Karen D. Mumme, Pamela R. von Hurst, Cathryn A. Conlon, Beatrix Jones, Crystal F. Haskell-Ramsay, Welma Stonehouse, Anne-Louise M. Heath, Jane Coad, Kathryn L. Beck

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acute and mixed alcohol intoxications in asylum seekers presenting to an urban emergency department in Switzerland

Adam D. Brown, Martin Müller, Trevor Hirschi, Jonathan F. Henssler, Katharina Rönz, Aristomenis K. Exadaktylos, David Srivastava

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Reading and writing difficulties and self-rated health among Danish adolescents: cross-sectional study from the FOCA cohort

Mette-Marie Zacher Kjeldsen, Christina Malmose Stapelfeldt, Louise Lindholdt, Thomas Lund, Merete Labriola

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of the promising neighbourhoods community program to reduce health inequalities in youth: a protocol of a mixed-methods study

Mirte Boelens, Dafna A. Windhorst, Harrie Jonkman, Clemens M. H. Hosman, Hein Raat, Wilma Jansen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Implementing health policies in Australian junior sports clubs: an RCT

Tara Clinton-McHarg, Sharleen Gonzalez, Sharin Milner, Shauna Sherker, Melanie Kingsland, Christophe Lecathelinais, Alix Hall, Chris Doran, John Wiggers, Luke Wolfenden

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cesarean delivery rates, costs and readmission of childbirth in the new cooperative medical scheme after implementation of an episode-based bundled payment (EBP) policy

Zhaolin Meng, Kun Zou, Ning Ding, Min Zhu, Yuanyi Cai, Huazhang Wu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Short sleep duration is associated with specific food intake increase among school-aged children in China: a national cross-sectional study

Muqing Cao, Yanna Zhu, Fan Sun, Jingyin Luo, Jin Jing

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Machine learning to refine decision making within a syndromic surveillance service

I. R. Lake, F. J. Colón-González, G. C. Barker, R. A. Morbey, G. E. Smith, A. J. Elliot

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of behavioral risk factors with self-reported and symptom or measured chronic diseases among adult population (18–69 years) in India: evidence from SAGE study

Sunita Patel, Faujdar Ram, Surendra Kumar Patel, Kaushalendra Kumar

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Food bank operational characteristics and rates of food bank use across Britain

Rachel Loopstra, Hannah Lambie-Mumford, Jasmine Fledderjohann

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

What’s in it for me? A process evaluation of the implementation of a mobile phone-supported intervention after stroke in Uganda

Minna Teriö, Gunilla Eriksson, Julius T. Kamwesiga, Susanne Guidetti

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The Food4toddlers study - study protocol for a web-based intervention to promote healthy diets for toddlers: a randomized controlled trial

Margrethe Røed, Elisabet R. Hillesund, Frøydis N. Vik, Wendy Van Lippevelde, Nina Cecilie Øverby

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Poly-substance use and sexual risk behaviours: a cross-sectional comparison of adolescents in mainstream and alternative education settings

Marion Henderson, Catherine Nixon, Martin J. McKee, Denise Smith, Daniel Wight, Lawrie Elliott

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Using a theory-driven creative process to design a peri-urban on-site sanitation quality improvement intervention

James B. Tidwell, Jenala Chipungu, Roma Chilengi, Val Curtis, Robert Aunger

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of prescribed benzodiazepine long-term use in the French general population according to sociodemographic and clinical factors: findings from the CONSTANCES cohort

Guillaume Airagnes, Cédric Lemogne, Adeline Renuy, Marcel Goldberg, Nicolas Hoertel, Yves Roquelaure, Frédéric Limosin, Marie Zins

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Getting a grippe on severity: a retrospective comparison of influenza-related hospitalizations and deaths captured in reportable disease and administrative data sources in Ontario, Canada

J. Leigh Hobbs, Michael Whelan, Anne-Luise Winter, Michelle Murti, Karin Hohenadel

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pregnancy intentions in a group of remote-dwelling Australian Aboriginal women: a qualitative exploration of formation, expression and implications for clinical practice

Emma Griffiths, David Atkinson, Domenica Friello, Julia V. Marley

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association between urbanization and child height: a multilevel study in China

Yan Zhang, Han Wang, Xi Wang, Meicen Liu, Yinping Wang, Yan Wang, Hong Zhou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A realist review of infant feeding counselling to increase exclusive breastfeeding by HIV-positive women in sub Saharan-Africa: what works for whom and in what contexts

Simangaliso Nyoni, Linda Sweet, Jacinta Clark, Paul Ward

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of the mindfulness-augmented “Trampoline” programme – a German prevention programme for children from substance-involved families tested in a cluster-randomised trial

Diana Moesgen, Katharina Ise, Janina Dyba, Michael Klein

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of a network of automatically activated trained volunteers on the reduction of cardiopulmonary resuscitation manoueuvers initiation time: study protocol

Albert Del Pozo, Felipe Villalobos, Cristina Rey-Reñones, Ester Granado, David Sabaté, Carme Poblet, Angels Calvet, Josep Basora, Antoni Castro, Gemma Flores

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations of extracurricular physical activity patterns and body composition components in a multi-ethnic population of UK children (the Size and Lung Function in Children study): a multilevel modelling analysis

Lander S. M. M. Bosch, Jonathan C. K. Wells, Sooky Lum, Alice M. Reid

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Smoking, alcohol consumption, diet and physical activity following stoma formation surgery, stoma-related concerns, and desire for lifestyle advice: a United Kingdom survey

Rebecca J. Beeken, Joanne S. Haviland, Claire Taylor, Anna Campbell, Abigail Fisher, Chloe Grimmett, Gozde Ozakinci, Sarah Slater, Iseult Wilson, Gill Hubbard

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations of sedentary time and self-reported television time during pregnancy with incident gestational diabetes and plasma glucose levels in women at risk of gestational diabetes in the UK

Janelle M. Wagnild, Kim Hinshaw, Tessa M. Pollard

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Child friendly spaces impact across five humanitarian settings: a meta-analysis

Sabrina Hermosilla, Janna Metzler, Kevin Savage, Miriam Musa, Alastair Ager

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between school-level attributes and weight status of Ghanaian primary school children

Theodosia Adom, André Pascal Kengne, Anniza De Villiers, Thandi Puoane

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of dementia in the People’s Republic of China from 1985 to 2015: a systematic review and meta-regression analysis

Yangjun Zhu, Hao Liu, Xi-Li Lu, Bo Zhang, Wanwen Weng, Jun Yang, Jun Zhang, Meng-Jie Dong

01.12.2019 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Responding to sustained poor outcomes in the management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs): an “incident control” approach is needed to improve and protect population health

Julia Knight, Matthew Day, John Mair-Jenkins, Chris Bentley, Ben Anderson, Fu-Meng Khaw

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health conditions and occupational risks in a novel group: waste pickers in the largest open garbage dump in Latin America

Vanessa Resende Nogueira Cruvinel, Carla Pintas Marques, Vanessa Cardoso, Maria Rita Carvalho Garbi Novaes, Wildo Navegantes Araújo, Antonia Angulo-Tuesta, Patrícia Maria Fonseca Escalda, Dayani Galato, Petruza Brito, Everton Nunes da Silva

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A three-year multifaceted intervention to prevent obesity in children of Mexican-heritage

Banafsheh Sadeghi, Lucia L. Kaiser, Meagan M. Hanbury, Iraklis Erik Tseregounis, Ulfat Shaikh, Rosa Gomez-Camacho, Rex C. Y. Cheung, Alberto L. Aguilera, Linda Whent, Adela de la Torre

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Do four or more antenatal care visits increase skilled birth attendant use and institutional delivery in Bangladesh? A propensity-score matched analysis

Bridget L. Ryan, Rohin J. Krishnan, Amanda Terry, Amardeep Thind

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Willingness to pay for flexibility at the workplace for people with diabetes and chronic disease: a discrete choice experiment in a population of workers in Denmark

Kristoffer Panduro Madsen, Bryan Cleal, Kasper Olesen, Lise Hagelund, Ingrid Willaing

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Multimorbidity and care dependence in older adults: a longitudinal analysis of findings from the 10/66 study

Jianan Bao, Kia-Chong Chua, Matthew Prina, Martin Prince

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Knowledge, attitude and practices among parents regarding food poisoning: a cross-sectional study from Palestine

Sa’ed Zyoud, Jawad Shalabi, Kathem Imran, Lina Ayaseh, Nawras Radwany, Ruba Salameh, Zain Sa’dalden, Labib Sharif, Waleed Sweileh, Rahmat Awang, Samah Al-Jabi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Employment disadvantage and associated factors for informal carers of adults with mental illness: are they like other disability carers?

Sandra Diminic, Emily Hielscher, Meredith G. Harris

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Disrupting the link between maltreatment and delinquency: how school, family, and community factors can be protective

Andra Wilkinson, Hannah Lantos, Tyler McDaniel, Hannah Winslow

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Does participating in community gardens promote sustainable lifestyles in urban settings? Design and protocol of the JArDinS study

Marion Tharrey, Marlène Perignon, Pascale Scheromm, Caroline Mejean, Nicole Darmon

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A generalized additive model to disentangle age and diagnosis-specific cohort effects in psychological and behavioral outcomes in people living with HIV: the French cross-sectional ANRS-VESPA2 survey

Luis Sagaon-Teyssier, Antoine Vilotitch, Marion Mora, Gwenaëlle Maradan, Valérie Guagliardo, Marie Suzan-Monti, Rosemary Dray-Spira, Bruno Spire, VESPA2 study group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Burden of hospitalizations over time with invasive aspergillosis in the United States, 2004–2013

Marya D. Zilberberg, Rachel Harrington, James R. Spalding, Andrew F. Shorr

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“I worry if I will have food tomorrow”: a study on food insecurity among asylum seekers living in Norway

Sigrun Henjum, Marianne Sandsmark Morseth, Charles D. Arnold, Dawid Mauno, Laura Terragni

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Organizational readiness for wellness promotion – a survey of 100 African American church leaders in South Los Angeles

Annette E. Maxwell, Rhonda Santifer, L. Cindy Chang, Juana Gatson, Catherine M. Crespi, Aziza Lucas-Wright

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Intimate partner violence, HIV and sexually transmitted infections in fishing, trading and agrarian communities in Rakai, Uganda

Bushra Sabri, Andrea L. Wirtz, Joseph Ssekasanvu, Bareng A. S. Nonyane, Fred Nalugoda, Joseph Kagaayi, Robert Ssekubugu, Jennifer A. Wagman

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Educational and health outcomes of children and adolescents receiving antiepileptic medication: Scotland-wide record linkage study of 766 244 schoolchildren

Michael Fleming, Catherine A. Fitton, Markus F. C. Steiner, James S. McLay, David Clark, Albert King, Daniel F. Mackay, Jill P. Pell

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The Balance protocol: a pragmatic weight gain prevention randomized controlled trial for medically vulnerable patients within primary care

Miriam B. Berger, Dori M. Steinberg, Sandy Askew, John A. Gallis, Cayla C. Treadway, Joseph R. Egger, Melissa C. Kay, Bryan C. Batch, Eric A. Finkelstein, Abigail DeVries, Ashley Brewer, Gary G. Bennett

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The value of seroprevalence data as surveillance tool for Lyme borreliosis in the general population: the experience of Belgium

Tinne Lernout, Benoît Kabamba-Mukadi, Veroniek Saegeman, Marie Tré-Hardy, Morgane de Laveleye, Tommi Asikainen, Ram Benny Dessau, Sophie Quoilin, Amber Litzroth

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Indirect costs and incidence of caregivers’ short-term absenteeism in Poland, 2006–2016

Błażej Łyszczarz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An exploratory model for the non-fatal drowning risks in children in Guangdong, China

Haofeng Xu, Xuhao Zhu, Zhishan Zhou, Yanjun Xu, Yongjian Zhu, Lifeng Lin, Jinying Huang, Ruilin Meng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

‘Working to stay healthy’, health-seeking behaviour in Bangladesh’s urban slums: a qualitative study

Jeroen van der Heijden, Nell Gray, Beverly Stringer, Aminur Rahman, Sadika Akhter, Stobdan Kalon, Martins Dada, Animesh Biswas

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictors of teenage pregnancy in Ethiopia: a multilevel analysis

Betelhem Eshetu Birhanu, Deresse Legesse Kebede, Alemayehu Bayray Kahsay, Abate Bekele Belachew

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Economic burden of multiple sclerosis in a population with low physical disability

José M. García-Domínguez, Jorge Maurino, María L. Martínez-Ginés, Olga Carmona, Ana B. Caminero, Nicolás Medrano, Elena Ruíz-Beato, for the W-IMPACT Clinical Investigators

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Revealing a safer sex option to reduce HIV risk: a cluster-randomized trial in Botswana

Noam Angrist, Mogomotsi Matshaba, Lesego Gabaitiri, Gabriel Anabwani

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A smartphone based attentive eating intervention for energy intake and weight loss: results from a randomised controlled trial

Victoria Whitelock, Inge Kersbergen, Suzanne Higgs, Paul Aveyard, Jason C. G. Halford, Eric Robinson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations between overweight and mental health problems among adolescents, and the mediating role of victimization

Cornelia Leontine van Vuuren, Gusta G. Wachter, René Veenstra, Judith J. M. Rijnhart, Marcel F. van der Wal, Mai J. M. Chinapaw, Vincent Busch

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of the appropriate predictive contributor and diagnostic threshold for the cardio-metabolic syndrome in Chinese Uyghur adults

Zhoubin Zhang, Shujun Fan, Zhenxiang Xue, Jun Yuan, Ziyan Zhou, Tongmin Wang, Junling Liu, Ayxamgul Bawudun, Nazibam Nurmamat, Yuzhong Wang, Zhicong Yang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Process of adaptation, development and assessment of acceptability of a health educational intervention to improve referral uptake by people with diabetes in Sri Lanka

M. M. P. N. Piyasena, Maria Zuurmond, Jennifer L. Y. Yip, G. V. S. Murthy

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Using Facebook to reduce smoking among Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: a participatory grounded action study

Marita Hefler, Vicki Kerrigan, Becky Freeman, Gordon Robert Boot, David P. Thomas

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Decomposing the rural-urban gap in the factors of under-five mortality in sub-Saharan Africa? Evidence from 35 countries

Sanni Yaya, Olalekan A. Uthman, Friday Okonofua, Ghose Bishwajit

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Homophobia and heteronormativity as dimensions of stigma that influence sexual risk behaviors among men who have sex with men (MSM) and women (MSMW) in Lima, Peru: a mixed-methods analysis

Amaya G. Perez-Brumer, Ryan C. Passaro, Catherine E. Oldenburg, Jonathan Garcia, Jorge Sanchez, H. Javier Salvatierra, Javier R. Lama, Jesse L. Clark

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Decline of childhood overweight and obesity in Italy from 2008 to 2016: results from 5 rounds of the population-based surveillance system

Laura Lauria, Angela Spinelli, Marta Buoncristiano, Paola Nardone

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Does dissatisfaction with, or accurate perception of overweight status help people reduce weight? Longitudinal study of Australian adults

Xiaoqi Feng, Andrew Wilson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Relationships between perceived health status and ambient air quality parameters in healthy Japanese: a panel study

Motoyuki Nakao, Keiko Yamauchi, Satoshi Mitsuma, Hisamitsu Omori, Yoko Ishihara

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations between self-reported and objectively measured physical activity and overweight/obesity among adults in Kota Bharu and Penang, Malaysia

Yi Yi Lee, Khairil Shazmin Kamarudin, Wan Abdul Manan Wan Muda

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of commuting mode with dyslipidemia and its components after accounting for air pollution in the working population of Beijing, China

Lixin Tao, Xia Li, Jie Zhang, Jia Liu, Yue Liu, Haibin Li, Xiangtong Liu, Yanxia Luo, Xiuhua Guo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

One size does not fit all: HIV prevalence and correlates of risk for men who have sex with men, transgender women in multiple cities in Papua New Guinea

Avi J. Hakim, Kelsey Coy, Steven G. Badman, Barne Willie, Rebecca Narokobi, Josephine Gabuzzi, Simon Pekon, Martha Kupul, Parker Hou, Herick Aeno, Ruthy Neo Boli, Joshua Nembari, Sophie Ase, Angelyne Amos, Nick Dala, Damian Weikum, Steven Callens, John M. Kaldor, Andrew J. Vallely, Angela Kelly-Hanku, on behalf of the Kauntim mi tu Study Team

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The score of integrated disease surveillance and response adequacy (SIA): a pragmatic score for comparing weekly reported diseases based on a systematic review

Bien-Aimé Makasa Mandja, Didier Bompangue, Pascal Handschumacher, Jean-Paul Gonzalez, Gérard Salem, Jean-Jacques Muyembe, Frédéric Mauny

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Arab world’s growing contribution to global leishmaniasis research (1998–2017): a bibliometric study

Samah W. Al-Jabi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Understanding correlates of child stunting in Ethiopia using generalized linear mixed models

Kasahun Takele, Temesgen Zewotir, Denis Ndanguza

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Small-area socioeconomic deprivation indices in Cyprus: development and association with premature mortality

Demetris Lamnisos, Galatia Lambrianidou, Nicos Middleton

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Leptospirosis and its prevention: knowledge, attitude and practice of urban community in Selangor, Malaysia

Nurul Munirah Abdullah, Wan Mohd Zahiruddin Wan Mohammad, Mohd Nazri Shafei, Surianti Sukeri, Zawaha Idris, Wan Nor Arifin, Noramira Nozmi, Siti Nor Sakinah Saudi, Suhailah Samsudin, Abdul-Wahab Zainudin, Rukman Awang Hamat, Rosni Ibrahim, Siti Norbaya Masri, Suhainizam Muhammad Saliluddin, Aziah Daud, Malina Osman, Tengku Zetty Maztura Tengku Jamaluddin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Engaging ‘hard to reach’ groups in health promotion: the views of older people and professionals from a qualitative study in England

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

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The role of the socio-economic environment on medical outcomes after ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction

Christian Roth, Rudolf Berger, Michael Kuhn

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Analysis of sectoral participation in the development of Joint External Evaluations

Emily McPhee, Gigi K. Gronvall, Tara Kirk Sell

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perception of indoor air quality (IAQ) by workers in underground shopping centers in relation to sick-building syndrome (SBS) and store type: a cross-sectional study in Korea

Jeonghoon Kim, Mijung Jang, Kilyoung Choi, KyooSang Kim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Process evaluation of a classroom active break (ACTI-BREAK) program for improving academic-related and physical activity outcomes for students in years 3 and 4

Amanda Watson, Anna Timperio, Helen Brown, Kylie D. Hesketh

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiology of needlestick and sharp injuries among health care workers based on records from 252 hospitals for the period 2010–2014, Poland

Anna Garus-Pakowska, Mariusz Górajski

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“It’s a hard thing to manage when you’re homeless”: the impact of the social environment on smoking cessation for smokers experiencing homelessness

Rebekah Pratt, Claire Pernat, Linda Kerandi, Azul Kmiecik, Cathy Strobel-Ayres, Anne Joseph, Susan A. Everson Rose, Xianghua Luo, Ned Cooney, Janet Thomas, Kola Okuyemi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A systematic review and meta-analysis of adherence to physical activity interventions among three chronic conditions: cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes

Tiffany Bullard, Mengmeng Ji, Ruopeng An, Linda Trinh, Michael Mackenzie, Sean P. Mullen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Burden of non-communicable diseases among Syrian refugees: a scoping review

Farah Naja, Hibeh Shatila, Maria El Koussa, Lokman Meho, Lilian Ghandour, Shadi Saleh

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A multi-faceted community intervention is associated with knowledge and standards of workplace mental health: the Superior Mental Wellness @ Work study

Vicki L. Kristman, Jessica Lowey, Lynda Fraser, Susan Armstrong, Silva Sawula

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Parental and peer social support is associated with healthier physical activity behaviors in adolescents: a cross-sectional analysis of Texas School Physical Activity and Nutrition (TX SPAN) data

Amier Haidar, Nalini Ranjit, Natalie Archer, Deanna M. Hoelscher

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of a community health worker delivered health, nutrition and responsive stimulation package and conditional cash transfers on child development and growth in rural Tanzania: protocol for a cluster-randomized trial

Christopher R. Sudfeld, Lilia Bliznashka, Geofrey Ashery, Aisha K. Yousafzai, Honorati Masanja

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An online survey of users of tobacco vaporizers, reasons and modes of utilization, perceived advantages and perceived risks

Sébastien Queloz, Jean-François Etter

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Can people apply ‘FAST’ when it really matters? A qualitative study guided by the common sense self-regulation model

Alison Morrow, Christopher B. Miller, Stephan U. Dombrowski

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial of a Peer-Led physical Activity iNtervention for Adolescent girls (PLAN-A)

Kathryn Willis, Byron Tibbitts, Simon J. Sebire, Tom Reid, Stephanie J. MacNeill, Emily Sanderson, William Hollingworth, Rebecca Kandiyali, Rona Campbell, Ruth R. Kipping, Russell Jago

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Oral and anal high-risk human papilloma virus infection in HIV-positive men who have sex with men over a 24-month longitudinal study: complexity and vaccine implications

Saverio Giuseppe Parisi, Monica Basso, Renzo Scaggiante, Samantha Andreis, Carlo Mengoli, Mario Cruciani, Claudia Del Vecchio, Nicola Menegotto, Daniela Zago, Loredana Sarmati, Massimo Andreoni, Giorgio Palù

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

How ready are communities to implement actions to improve diets of adolescent girls and women in urban Ghana?

Rebecca Pradeilles, Colette Marr, Amos Laar, Michelle Holdsworth, Francis Zotor, Akua Tandoh, Senam Klomegah, Nathaniel Coleman, Kristin Bash, Mark Green, Paula L. Griffiths

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of an equipment-behavior change intervention on handwashing behavior among primary school children in Kenya: the Povu Poa school pilot study

Wit Wichaidit, Rachel Steinacher, Jemima Akinyi Okal, Jaynie Whinnery, Clair Null, Katarzyna Kordas, Jihnhee Yu, Amy J. Pickering, Pavani K. Ram

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of socioeconomic status on risk of ischemic stroke: a case-control study in the Guangzhou population

Siping Wang, Binyan Shen, Meiting Wu, Ciyu Chen, Juan Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Point of choice kilocalorie labelling in the UK eating out of home sector: a descriptive study of major chains

Eric Robinson, Sam Burton, Tom Gough, Andrew Jones, Ashleigh Haynes

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with dengue fever outbreak in Dire Dawa administration city, October, 2015, Ethiopia - case control study

Luna Habtamu Degife, Yoseph Worku, Desalegn Belay, Abyot Bekele, Zegeye Hailemariam

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Social support, mental health needs, and HIV risk behaviors: a gender-specific, correlation study

Lin Fang, Deng-Min Chuang, Maria Al-Raes

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A family-based multimedia intervention to enhance the uptake of colorectal cancer screening among older South Asian adults in Hong Kong: a study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial

Winnie K. W. So, Bernard M. H. Law, Kai Chow Choi, Dorothy N. S. Chan, Carmen W. H. Chan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Exploring when and how adolescents sit: cross-sectional analysis of activPAL-measured patterns of daily sitting time, bouts and breaks

Lauren Arundell, Jo Salmon, Harriet Koorts, Ana Maria Contardo Ayala, Anna Timperio

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“I felt angry, but I couldn’t do anything about it”: a qualitative study of cyberbullying among Taiwanese high school students

Chia-Wen Wang, Patou Masika Musumari, Teeranee Techasrivichien, S. Pilar Suguimoto, Chang-Chuan Chan, Masako Ono-Kihara, Masahiro Kihara, Takeo Nakayama

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Burnout among school teachers: quantitative and qualitative results from a follow-up study in southern Sweden

Inger Arvidsson, Ulf Leo, Anna Larsson, Carita Håkansson, Roger Persson, Jonas Björk

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

What can urban mobility data reveal about the spatial distribution of infection in a single city?

Robert Moss, Elham Naghizade, Martin Tomko, Nicholas Geard

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The “Hypertension Approaches in the Elderly: a Lifestyle study” multicenter, randomized trial (HAEL Study): rationale and methodological protocol

Daniel Umpierre, Lucas Porto Santos, Cíntia Ehlers Botton, Eurico Nestor Wilhelm, Lucas Helal, Gustavo Zaccaria Schaun, Gustavo Dias Ferreira, Angélica Trevisan De Nardi, Lucinéia Orsolin Pfeifer, Anderson Donelli da Silveira, Carisi Anne Polanczyk, Graciele Ferreira Mendes, Hirofumi Tanaka, Leonardo Alves, Leony Galliano, Linda S. Pescatello, Maria Laura Brizio, Patrícia Martins Bock, Paula Campelo, Ruy Silveira Moraes, Marlos Rodrigues Domingues, Beatriz D. Schaan, Cristine Lima Alberton, Stephanie Santana Pinto, The HAEL Study Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Testing verbal quantifiers for social norms messages in cancer screening: evidence from an online experiment

Sandro T. Stoffel, Maria Goodwin, Monika Sieverding, Ivo Vlaev, Christian von Wagner

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Physical exercise for prevention of dementia (EPD) study: background, design and methods

Enzo Iuliano, Alessandra di Cagno, Adriana Cristofano, Antonella Angiolillo, Rita D’Aversa, Santina Ciccotelli, Graziamaria Corbi, Giovanni Fiorilli, Giuseppe Calcagno, Alfonso Di Costanzo, EPD Study Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and correlates of food insecurity among U.S. college students: a multi-institutional study

Aseel El Zein, Karla P. Shelnutt, Sarah Colby, Melissa J. Vilaro, Wenjun Zhou, Geoffrey Greene, Melissa D. Olfert, Kristin Riggsbee, Jesse Stabile Morrell, Anne E. Mathews

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Urban-rural-specific trend in prevalence of general and central obesity, and association with hypertension in Chinese adults, aged 18–65 years

Chi Shen, Zhongliang Zhou, Sha Lai, Xingxing Tao, Dantong Zhao, Wanyue Dong, Dan Li, Xin Lan, Jianmin Gao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Monitoring health inequalities when the socio-economic composition changes: are the slope and relative indices of inequality appropriate? Results of a simulation study

Françoise Renard, Brecht Devleesschauwer, Niko Speybroeck, Patrick Deboosere

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A cross sectional survey to estimate prevalence and associated factors of asthma on Reunion Island, Indian Ocean

J-L. Solet, C. Raherison-Semjen, E. Mariotti, Y. Le Strat, A. Gallay, E. Bertrand, N. Jahaly, L. Filleul

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation design of the Social Engagement Framework for Addressing the Chronic-disease-challenge (SEFAC): a mindfulness-based intervention to promote the self-management of chronic conditions and a healthy lifestyle

Xuxi Zhang, Siok Swan Tan, Irene Fierloos, Oscar Zanutto, Tamara Alhambra-Borrás, Vanja Vasiljev, Scott Bennett, Tasos Rentoumis, Antonella Buranello, Stefania Macchione, Ellen Rouwet, Amy van Grieken, Hein Raat

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Public support for health taxes and media regulation of harmful products in South Korea

Kyae Hyung Kim, EunKyo Kang, Young Ho Yun

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A protocol for measuring the impact of a smoke-free housing policy on indoor tobacco smoke exposure

Rodrigo Arce Cardozo, Alexis Feinberg, Albert Tovar, M. J. Ruzmyn Vilcassim, Donna Shelley, Brian Elbel, Sue Kaplan, Katarzyna Wyka, Ana M. Rule, Terry Gordon, Lorna E. Thorpe

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Women’s perception, attitudes, and intended behavior towards predictive epigenetic risk testing for female cancers in 5 European countries: a cross-sectional online survey

Odette Wegwarth, Nora Pashayan, Martin Widschwendter, Felix G. Rebitschek

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Nutritional status and disease severity in children acutely presenting to a primary health clinic in rural Gambia

Henry Mark, Jasper V. Been, Bakary Sonko, Abdoulie Faal, Mohammed Ngum, Jahid Hasan, Andrew M. Prentice, Stefan A. Unger

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Barriers that limit the implementation of thermal fogging for the control of dengue in Colombia: a study of mixed methods

Andrés F. Usuga, Lina M. Zuluaga-Idárraga, Natalia Alvarez, Raúl Rojo, Enrique Henao, Guillermo L. Rúa-Uribe

01.12.2019 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Naloxone urban legends and the opioid crisis: what is the role of public health?

Alexis Crabtree, Jeffrey R. Masuda

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Domestic violence and perinatal outcomes – a prospective cohort study from Nepal

Kunta Devi Pun, Poonam Rishal, Elisabeth Darj, Jennifer Jean Infanti, Shrinkhala Shrestha, Mirjam Lukasse, Berit Schei, On Behalf Of The ADVANCE Study Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Scoping review of the impacts of urban agriculture on the determinants of health

Pierre Paul Audate, Melissa A. Fernandez, Geneviève Cloutier, Alexandre Lebel

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adolescent girls’ health, nutrition and wellbeing in rural eastern India: a descriptive, cross-sectional community-based study

Kelly Rose-Clarke, Hemanta Pradhan, Suchitra Rath, Shibanand Rath, Subhashree Samal, Sumitra Gagrai, Nirmala Nair, Prasanta Tripathy, Audrey Prost

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Use of financial incentives and text message feedback to increase healthy food purchases in a grocery store cash back program: a randomized controlled trial

Anjali Gopalan, Pamela A. Shaw, Raymond Lim, Jithen Paramanund, Deepak Patel, Jingsan Zhu, Kevin G. Volpp, Alison M. Buttenheim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Jet fuel exposure and auditory outcomes in Australian air force personnel

Adrian Fuente, Louise Hickson, Thais C. Morata, Warwick Williams, Asaduzzaman Khan, Eduardo Fuentes-Lopez

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Improving access to community-based pulmonary rehabilitation: 3R protocol for real-world settings with cost-benefit analysis

Alda Marques, Cristina Jácome, Patrícia Rebelo, Cátia Paixão, Ana Oliveira, Joana Cruz, Célia Freitas, Marília Rua, Helena Loureiro, Cristina Peguinho, Fábio Marques, Adriana Simões, Madalena Santos, Paula Martins, Alexandra André, Sílvia De Francesco, Vitória Martins, Dina Brooks, Paula Simão

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Spatial variations of women’s home delivery after antenatal care visits at lay Gayint District, Northwest Ethiopia

Araya Mesfin Nigatu, Kassahun Alemu Gelaye, Degefie Tibebe Degefie, Abraham Yeneneh Birhanu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Dementia awareness and risk perception in middle-aged and older individuals: baseline results of the MijnBreincoach survey on the association between lifestyle and brain health

Irene Heger, Kay Deckers, Martin van Boxtel, Marjolein de Vugt, KlaasJan Hajema, Frans Verhey, Sebastian Köhler

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

How to increase public participation in advance care planning: findings from a World Café to elicit community group perspectives

Patricia D. Biondo, Seema King, Barinder Minhas, Konrad Fassbender, Jessica E. Simon, on behalf of the Advance Care Planning Collaborative Research and Innovation Opportunities Program (ACP CRIO)

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Do country-level environmental factors explain cross-national variation in adolescent physical activity? A multilevel study in 29 European countries

Dominic Weinberg, Gonneke W. J. M. Stevens, Jens Bucksch, Jo Inchley, Margaretha de Looze

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A positive approach to adolescent sexual health promotion: a qualitative evaluation of key stakeholder perceptions of the Australian Positive Adolescent Sexual Health (PASH) Conference

Brianna C. S. Crocker, Sabrina W. Pit, Vibeke Hansen, Franklin John-Leader, Mary Louise Wright

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The Community Health Assessment Program in the Philippines (CHAP-P) diabetes health promotion program for low- to middle-income countries: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial

Gina Agarwal, Ricardo N. Angeles, Lisa Dolovich, Janusz Kaczorowski, Jessica Gaber, Dale Guenter, Floro Dave Arnuco, Hilton Y. Lam, Lehana Thabane, Daria O’Reilly, Rodelin M. Agbulos, Rosemarie S. Arciaga, Jerome Barrera, Elgie Gregorio, Servando Halili Jr, Norvie Jalani, Fortunato Cristobal

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors influencing awareness of healthcare providers on maternal sepsis: a mixed-methods approach

Vanessa Brizuela, Mercedes Bonet, João Paulo Souza, Özge Tunçalp, Kasisomayajula Viswanath, Ana Langer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Social factors in frequent callers: a description of isolation, poverty and quality of life in those calling emergency medical services frequently

Gina Agarwal, Janice Lee, Brent McLeod, Sabnam Mahmuda, Michelle Howard, Krista Cockrell, Ricardo Angeles

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of hepatitis G virus infection among 67,348 blood donors in mainland China

Taiwu Wang, Juecai Chen, Qi Zhang, Xia Huang, Nanzhen Xie, Jinhai Zhang, Tongjian Cai, Yao Zhang, Hongyan Xiong

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Methodology of an exercise intervention program using social incentives and gamification for obese children

Yue Fang, Yunsheng Ma, Dandan Mo, Shunxing Zhang, Mi Xiang, Zhiruo Zhang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Monitoring progress towards the elimination of measles in Iran: supporting evidence from 2014 to 2016 by application of measles outbreaks data

Naser Piri, Manoochehr Karami, Leili Tapak, Seyed Mohsen Zahraei, Younes Mohammadi

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Physical activity prescription for general practice patients with cardiovascular risk factors–the PEPPER randomised controlled trial protocol

David C. Missud, Elsa Parot-Schinkel, Laurent Connan, Bruno Vielle, Jean-François Huez

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sex education in Poland – a cross-sectional study evaluating over twenty thousand polish women’s knowledge of reproductive health issues and contraceptive methods

Damian Warzecha, Iwona Szymusik, Bronislawa Pietrzak, Katarzyna Kosinska-Kaczynska, Janusz Sierdzinski, Nicole Sochacki-Wojcicka, Miroslaw Wielgos

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The moderating effect of childhood disadvantage on the associations between smoking and occupational exposure and lung function; a cross sectional analysis of the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)

Caroline Carney, Michaela Benzeval

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Socioeconomic status and remaining teeth in Japan: results from the Toyama dementia survey

Nobue Nakahori, Michikazu Sekine, Masaaki Yamada, Takashi Tatsuse, Hideki Kido, Michio Suzuki

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Theoretical framework and protocol for the evaluation of Strong Through Every Mile (STEM), a structured running program for survivors of intimate partner violence

Dayna M. Maniccia, Janel M. Leone

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of a participatory organizational workplace intervention on workplace social capital: post-hoc results from a cluster randomized controlled trial

Elisabeth Framke, Ole Henning Sørensen, Jacob Pedersen, Thomas Clausen, Vilhelm Borg, Reiner Rugulies

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of the influenza-like illness surveillance system in Tunisia, 2012–2015

Rihab Yazidi, Wafa Aissi, Hind Bouguerra, Mariem Nouira, Ghassen Kharroubi, Latifa Maazaoui, Mokhtar Zorraga, Naima Abdeddaiem, Sadok Chlif, Awatef El Moussi, Mohamed Ali Ben Hadj Kacem, Mohamed Ali Snoussi, Wissem Ghawar, Makram Koubaa, Lauren Polansky, Margaret McCarron, Mohamed Boussarsar, Khaled Menif, Slim Amine, Jalila Ben Khelil, Mounir Ben Jemaa, Jihene Bettaieb, Nissaf Bouafif Ben Alaya, Afif Ben Salah

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Challenges and perceptions of implementing mass testing, treatment and tracking in malaria control: a qualitative study in Pakro sub-district of Ghana

Ignatius Cheng Ndong, Daniel Okyere, Juliana Yartey Enos, Alfred Amambua-Ngwa, Corinne Simone C. Merle, Alexander Nyarko, Kwadwo Ansah Koram, Collins Stephan Ahorlu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Post - effects of obstetric fistula in Uganda; a case study of fistula survivors in KITOVU mission hospital (MASAKA), Uganda

John Bosco Bomboka, Mary Gorrethy N-Mboowa, Jennifer Nakilembe

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effectiveness of exercise intervention for academic achievement, cognitive function, and physical health among children in Mongolia: a cluster RCT study protocol

Kenji Takehara, Togoobaatar Ganchimeg, Akihito Kikuchi, Lkagvasuren Gundegmaa, Lkagvasuren Altantsetseg, Ai Aoki, Takemune Fukuie, Kazuya Suwabe, Shagdar Bat-Erdene, Masashi Mikami, Rintaro Mori, Hideaki Soya

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Process evaluation of the Healthy Primary School of the Future: the key learning points

N. H. M. Bartelink, P. van Assema, M. W. J. Jansen, H. H. C. M. Savelberg, G. F. Moore, J. Hawkins, S. P. J. Kremers

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Examining social determinants of health: the role of education, household arrangements and country groups by gender

Jordi Gumà, Aïda Solé-Auró, Bruno Arpino

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Changes in distributions of waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio and waist-to-height ratio over an 18-year period among Chinese adults: a longitudinal study using quantile regression

Xiwen Qian, Chang Su, Bing Zhang, Guoyou Qin, Huijun Wang, Zhenyu Wu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Everyday life situations in which mothers experience difficulty stimulating healthy energy balance–related behavior in their school-age children: a focus group study

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

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Social inclusion and exclusion of people with mental illness in Timor-Leste: a qualitative investigation with multiple stakeholders

Teresa Hall, Ritsuko Kakuma, Lisa Palmer, Harry Minas, João Martins, Michelle Kermode

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Community knowledge, perceptions and water contact practices associated with transmission of urinary schistosomiasis in an endemic region: a qualitative cross-sectional study

Teckla Angelo, Safari M. Kinung’hi, Jorum Buza, Joseph R. Mwanga, Henry Curtis Kariuki, Shona Wilson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of diarrheal illness and healthcare-seeking behavior by age-group and sex among the population of Gaza strip: a community-based cross-sectional study

Samer Abuzerr, Simin Nasseri, Masud Yunesian, Mahdi Hadi, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Ramin Nabizadeh, Ayman Abu Mustafa

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of ambient air pollution on premature SGA in Changzhou city, 2013–2016: a retrospective study

Shushu Li, Huaiyan Wang, Haiting Hu, Zeying Wu, Kejin Chen, Zhilei Mao