April 11, 2012

Latest Article Alert from BMC Public Health

The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 03-Apr-2012 and 10-Apr-2012

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Study protocol
A web-based computer-tailored smoking prevention programme for primary school children: Intervention design and study protocol
Cremers H, Mercken L, Oenema A, de Vries H
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:277 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/277/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-277.pdf

Study protocol
The impact of a bariatric rehabilitation service on weight loss and psychological adjustment - study protocol
Hollywood A, Ogden J, Pring C
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:275 (5 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/275/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-275.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22480247

Study protocol
Group hypnotherapy versus group relaxation for smoking cessation: an RCT study protocol
Dickson-Spillmann M, Kraemer T, Rust K, Schaub M
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:271 (4 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/271/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-271.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22475087

Study protocol
Lifestyle Triple P: a parenting intervention for childhood obesity
Gerards SM, Dagnelie PC, Jansen MW, Van der Goot LH, de Vries NK, Sanders MR, Kremers SP
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:267 (3 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/267/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-267.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22471971

Research article
Knowledge of heart attack and stroke symptomology: a cross-sectional comparison of rural and non-rural US adults
Swanoski MT, Lutfiyya M, Amaro ML, Akers MF, Huot KL
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:283 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/283/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-283.pdf

Research article
Adherence to antihypertensive treatment and associated factors among patients on follow up at University of Gondar Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia
Dessie A, Asres G, Meseret S, Birhanu Z
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:282 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/282/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-282.pdf

Research article
Mortality after admission for acute myocardial infarction in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in New South Wales, Australia: a multilevel data linkage study
Randall DA, Jorm LR, Lujic S, O'Loughlin AJ, Churches TR, Haines MM, Eades SJ, Leyland AH
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:281 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/281/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-281.pdf

Research article
A cross-sectional study of US rural adults' consumption of fruits and vegetables: do they consume at least five servings daily?
Lutfiyya M, Chang LF, Lipsky MS
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:280 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/280/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-280.pdf

Research article
Comparing risk factors of HIV among hijra sex workers in Larkana and other cities of Pakistan: an analytical cross sectional study
Altaf A, Zahidie A, Agha A
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:279 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/279/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-279.pdf

Research article
Association of self-reported physical activity patterns and socio-demographic factors among normal-weight and overweight Japanese men
Liao Y, Harada K, Shibata A, Ishii K, Oka K, Nakamura Y, Inoue S, Shimomitsu T
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:278 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/278/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-278.pdf

Research article
Systematic review of diarrhea duration and severity in children and adults in low- and middle-income countries
Lamberti LM, Fischer-Walker CL, Black RE
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:276 (6 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/276/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-276.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22480268

Research article
Substance abuse prevalence and its relation to scholastic achievement and sport factors: An analysis among adolescents of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sekulic D, Ostojic M, Ostojic Z, Hajdarevic B, Ostojic L
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:274 (5 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/274/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-274.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22480230

Research article
Factors associated with history of drug use among female sex workers (FSW) in a high HIV prevalence state of India
Medhi GK, Mahanta J, Kermode M, Paranjape RS, Adhikary R, Phukan SK, Ngully P
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:273 (5 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/273/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-273.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22480208

Research article
Hepatitis B virus infections and risk factors among the general population in Anhui Province, China: an epidemiological study
Li X, Zheng Y, Liau A, Cai B, Ye D, Huang F, Sheng X, Ge F, Xuan L, Li S, Li J
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:272 (5 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/272/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-272.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22475135

Research article
Understanding drug-related mortality in released prisoners: A review of national coronial records
Andrews JY, Kinner SA
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:270 (4 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/270/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-270.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22475069

Research article
Life-course origins of social inequalities in adult immune cell markers of inflammation in a developing southern Chinese population: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
West DA, Leung GM, Jiang CQ, Elwell-Sutton TM, Zhang WS, Lam TH, Cheng KK, Schooling C
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:269 (3 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/269/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-269.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22472036

Research article
A community-based participatory approach and engagement process creates culturally appropriate and community informed pandemic plans after the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic: remote and isolated First Nations communities of sub-arctic Ontario, Canada
Charania NA, Tsuji LJ
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:268 (3 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/268/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-268.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22472012

Research article
Trends in absolute and relative educational inequalities in four modifiable ischaemic heart disease risk factors: repeated cross-sectional surveys from the Nord-Trondelag Health Study (HUNT) 1984-2008
Ernstsen L, Strand B, Nilsen S, Espnes G, Krokstad S
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:266 (3 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/266/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-266.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22471945

Research article
Determinants of linear growth from infancy to school-aged years: a population-based follow-up study in urban Amazonian children
Lourenço BH, Villamor E, Augusto RA, Cardoso MA
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:265 (3 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/265/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-265.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22471924

Research article
Illness meanings and experiences for pre-ulcer and ulcer conditions of Buruli ulcer in the Ga-West and Ga-South Municipalities of Ghana
Ackumey MM, Gyapong M, Pappoe M, Kwakye-Maclean C, Weiss MG
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:264 (3 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/264/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-264.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22471884

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