January 17, 2013

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The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 09-Jan-2013 and 16-Jan-2013

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Using relative survival measures for cross-sectional and longitudinal benchmarks of countries, states, and districts: the BenchRelSurv- and BenchRelSurvPlot-macros
Jacke CO, Reinhard I, Albert US
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:34 (14 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/34/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-34.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23316692

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Gamified physical activation of young men -- a Multidisciplinary Population-Based Randomized Controlled Trial (MOPO study)
Ahola R, Pyky R, Jämsä T, Mäntysaari M, Koskimäki H, Ikäheimo TM, Huotari M, Röning J, Heikkinen H, Korpelainen R
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:32 (14 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/32/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-32.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23311678

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Community embedded reproductive health interventions for adolescents in Latin America: development and evaluation of a complex multi-centre intervention
Decat P, Nelson E, Meyer S, Jaruseviciene L, Orozco M, Segura Z, Gorter A, Vega B, Cordova K, Maes L, Temmerman M, Leye E, Degomme O
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:31 (14 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/31/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-31.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23311647

Study protocol
Wide Awake Parenting: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of a parenting program for the management of post-partum fatigue
Dunning M, Seymour M, Cooklin A, Giallo R
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:26 (11 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/26/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-26.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23311498

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Midlife women, bone health, vegetables, herbs and fruit study. The Scarborough Fair study protocol
Gunn CA, Weber JL, Kruger MC
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:23 (10 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/23/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-23.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23305630

Research article
Management of acute diarrhea in adults in China: a cross-sectional survey
Hou F, Wang Y, LI J, Wang G, Liu Y
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:41 (16 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/41/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-41.pdf

Research article
Level of awareness of mammography among women attending outpatient clinics in a teaching hospital in Ibadan, South-West Nigeria
Obajimi MO, Ajayi IO, Oluwasola AO, Adedokun BO, Adeniji-Sofoluwe AT, Mosuro OA, Akingbola TS, Bassey OS, Umeh E, Soyemi TO, Adegoke F, Ogungbade I, Ukaigwe C, Olopade OI
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:40 (16 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/40/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-40.pdf

Research article
Auditory dysfunction associated with solvent exposure
Fuente A, McPherson B, Hickson L
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:39 (16 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/39/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-39.pdf

Research article
Gender differences in HIV disease progression and treatment outcomes among HIV patients one year after starting antiretroviral treatment (ART) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Mosha F, Muchunguzi V, Matee M, Sangeda RZ, Vercauteren J, Nsubuga P, Lyamuya E, Vandamme A
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:38 (15 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/38/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-38.pdf

Research article
Perinatal mortality in non-western migrants in Norway as compared to their countries of birth and to Norwegian women
Naimy Z, Grytten J, Monkerud L, Eskild A
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:37 (15 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/37/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-37.pdf

Research article
Similar decline in mortality rate of older persons with and without type 2 diabetes between 1993 and 2004 the Icelandic population-based Reykjavik and AGES-Reykjavik cohort studies
Gudnason V, Olafsdottir E, Aspelund T, Sigurdsson G, Benediktsson R, Thorsson B, Harris TB, Launer LJ, Eiriksdottir G
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:36 (15 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/36/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-36.pdf

Research article
Double burden: a cross-sectional survey assessing factors associated with underweight and overweight status in danang, vietnam
Ly KA, Ton TG, Ngo QV, Vo TT, Fitzpatrick AL
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:35 (14 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/35/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-35.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23316727

Research article
Vitamin D deficiency among healthy adolescents in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Muhairi SJ, Mehairi AE, Khouri AA, Naqbi MM, Maskari FA, Kaabi J, Dhaheri AS, Nagelkerke N, Shah SM
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:33 (14 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/33/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-33.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23311702

Research article
Gender difference in the characteristics of and high-risk behaviours among non-injecting heterosexual methamphetamine users in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China
Liu D, Wang Z, Chu T
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:30 (14 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/30/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-30.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23311624

Research article
Age at menarche and its relationship to body mass index among adolescent girls in Kuwait
Al-Awadhi N, Al-Kandari N, Al-Hasan T, AlMurjan D, Ali S, Al-Taiar A
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:29 (12 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/29/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-29.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23311596

Research article
Assessment of the health care waste generation rates and its management system in hospitals of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2011
Debere MK, Gelaye KA, Alamdo AG, Trifa ZM
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:28 (12 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/28/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-28.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23311573

Research article
Proof Firm d and diagnosis-specific disability pensioning in Norway
Claussen B, Næss Ø, Reime LJ, Leyland AH
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:27 (11 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/27/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-27.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23311568

Research article
The impact of an employee wellness programme in clothing/textile manufacturing companies: a randomised controlled trial
Edries N, Jelsma J, Maart S
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:25 (11 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/25/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-25.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23311458

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Prevalence of hypertension in overweight and obese children from a large school-based population in Shanghai, China
Lu X, Shi P, Luo C, Zhou Y, Yu H, Guo C, Wu F
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:24 (11 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/24/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-24.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23305064

Research article
Health-related quality of life, depression, and self-esteem in adolescents with leprosy-affected parents: results of a cross-sectional study in Nepal
Yamaguchi N, Poudel KC, Jimba M
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:22 (10 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/22/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/22
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-22.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23305620

Research article
Cyclical iron supplementation to reduce anemia among Brazilian preschoolers: a randomized controlled trial
Coutinho GG, Cury PM, Cordeiro JA
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:21 (10 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/21/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-21.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23305566

Research article
Outdoor advertising, obesity, and soda consumption: a cross-sectional study
Lesser LI, Zimmerman FJ, Cohen DA
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:20 (10 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/20/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-20.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23305548

Research article
Motives for participating in a clinical research trial: a pilot study in Brazil
Nappo SA, Iafrate GB, Sanchez ZM
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:19 (10 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/19/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-19.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23302375

Research article
Impact of plain packaging of tobacco products on smoking in adults and children: an elicitation of international experts' estimates
Pechey R, Spiegelhalter D, Marteau TM
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:18 (9 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/18/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-18.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23302325

Research article
Effectiveness of home visiting programs on child outcomes: a systematic review
Peacock S, Konrad S, Watson E, Nickel D, Muhajarine N
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:17 (9 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/17/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/17
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-17.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23302300

Research article
Ascertainment of chronic diseases using population health data: a comparison of health administrative data and patient self-report
Muggah E, Graves E, Bennett C, Manuel DG
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:16 (9 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/16/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-16.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23302258

Research article
Chronic disease prevalence from Italian administrative databases in the VALORE project: a validation through comparison of population estimates with general practice databases and national survey
Gini R, Francesconi P, Mazzaglia G, Cricelli I, Pasqua A, Gallina P, Brugaletta S, Donato D, Donatini A, Marini A, Zocchetti C, Cricelli C, Damiani G, Bellentani M, Sturkenboom MC, Schuemie MJ
BMC Public Health 2013, 13:15 (9 January 2013)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/15/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-13-15.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23297821

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