January 15, 2014

Latest Article Alert from BMC Public Health

The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 07-Jan-2014 and 14-Jan-2014

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Research article
Investigation of an Influenza A (H3N2) outbreak in evacuation centres following the Great East Japan earthquake, 2011
Kamigaki T, Seino J, Tohma K, Nukiwa-Soma N, Otani K, Oshitani H
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:34 (14 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/34/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-34.pdf

Research article
Masculinity, social context and HIV testing: an ethnographic study of men in Busia district, rural eastern Uganda
Siu GE, Wight D, Seeley JA
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:33 (13 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/33/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/33
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-33.pdf

Research article
The Be Our Ally Beat Smoking (BOABS) study, a randomised controlled trial of an intensive smoking cessation intervention in a remote aboriginal Australian health care setting
Marley JV, Atkinson D, Kitaura T, Nelson C, Gray D, Metcalf S, Maguire GP
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:32 (13 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/32/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-32.pdf

Research article
Semiparametric models for malaria rapid diagnosis test result
Ayele DG, Zewotir TT, Mwambi HG
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:31 (13 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/31/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-31.pdf

Research article
Messages that increase women's intentions to abstain from alcohol during pregnancy: results from quantitative testing of advertising concepts
France KE, Donovan RJ, Bower C, Elliott EJ, Payne JM, D¿Antoine H, Bartu AE
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:30 (13 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/30/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-30.pdf

Research article
Experience of physical violence and mental health among young men and women: a population-based study in Sweden
Fridh M, Lindström M, Rosvall M
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:29 (11 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/29/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-29.pdf

Research article
Associations between alcohol use disorders and adherence to antiretroviral treatment and quality of life amongst people living with HIV/AIDS
Tran BX, Nguyen LT, Do CD, Nguyen QL, Maher RM
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:27 (10 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/27/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-27.pdf

Research article
Health belief model based evaluation of school health education programme for injury prevention among high school students in the community context
Cao Z, Chen Y, Wang S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:26 (10 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/26/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-26.pdf

Research article
National and subnational hypertension prevalence estimates for the Republic of Ireland: better outcome and risk factor data are needed to produce better prevalence estimates
Barron S, Balanda K, Hughes J, Fahy L
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:24 (10 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/24/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-24.pdf

Research article
State of non-communicable diseases in Nepal
Bhandari G, Angdembe M, Dhimal M, Neupane S, Bhusal C
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:23 (10 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/23/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/23
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-23.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24405646

Research article
Latent tuberculosis infection in a Malaysian prison: implications for a comprehensive integrated control program in prisons
Al-Darraji HA, Kamarulzaman A, Altice FL
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:22 (10 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/22/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-22.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24405607

Research article
The socio-environmental determinants of railway suicide: a systematic review
Too L, Milner A, Bugeja L, McClure R
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:20 (10 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/20/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-20.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24405530

Research article
Influence of health behaviours on the incidence of infection and allergy in adolescents: the AFINOS cross-sectional study
Nova E, Martínez-Gómez D, Gómez-Martínez S, Veses AM, Calle ME, Veiga OL, Marcos A
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:19 (9 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/19/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/19
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-19.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24405509

Research article
Peering through the mist: systematic review of what the chemistry of contaminants in electronic cigarettes tells us about health risks
Burstyn I
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:18 (9 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/18/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-18.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24406205

Research article
Financial stress in late adulthood and diverse risks of incident cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in women and men
Carlsson AC, Starrin B, Gigante B, Leander K, Hellenius M, de Faire U
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:17 (9 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/17/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-17.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24406139

Research article
Mental health problems in the 10th grade and non-completion of upper secondary school: the mediating role of grades in a population-based longitudinal study
Sagatun Å, Heyerdahl S, Wentzel-Larsen T, Lien L
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:16 (9 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/16/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-16.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24406098

Research article
Beyond BMI: The “Metabolically healthy obese” phenotype & its association with clinical/subclinical cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality -- a systematic review
Roberson LL, Aneni EC, Maziak W, Agatston A, Feldman T, Rouseff M, Tran T, Blaha MJ, Santos RD, Sposito A, Al-Mallah MH, Blankstein R, Budoff MJ, Nasir K
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:14 (8 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/14/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/14
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-14.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24400816

Research article
A study of the dietary intake of Cypriot children and adolescents aged 6-18 years and the association of mother's educational status and children's weight status on adherence to nutritional recommendations
Tornaritis MJ, Philippou E, Hadjigeorgiou C, Kourides YA, Panayi A, Savva SC
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:13 (8 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/13/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-13.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24400785

Research article
Sexual behaviour, sexually transmitted infections and attitudes to chlamydia testing among a unique national sample of young Australians: baseline data from a randomised controlled trial
Kang M, Rochford A, Skinner SR, Mindel A, Webb M, Peat J, Usherwood T
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:12 (8 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/12/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-12.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24400743

Research article
Spatio-temporal analysis on enterovirus cases through integrated surveillance in Taiwan
Chan T, Hwang J, Chen R, King C, Chiang P
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:11 (8 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/11/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/11
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-11.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24400725

Research article
Watching sport on television, physical activity, and risk of obesity in older adults
Hamer M, Weiler R, Stamatakis E
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:10 (8 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/10/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/10
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-10.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24400697

Research article
Brushing behavior among young adolescents: does perceived severity matter
Kasmaei P, Amin Shokravi F, Hidarnia A, Hajizadeh E, Atrkar-Roushan Z, Karimzadeh Shirazi K, Montazeri A
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:8 (8 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/8/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/8
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-8.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24397588

Research article
Dental caries and erosion status of 12-year-old Hong Kong children
Zhang S, Chau AM, Lo EC, Chu C
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:7 (8 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/7/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/7
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-7.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24397565

Research article
A qualitative comparative analysis of well-managed school sanitation in Bangladesh
Chatterley C, Javernick-Will A, Linden KG, Alam K, Bottinelli L, Venkatesh M
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:6 (8 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/6/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/6
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-6.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24397540

Research article
Equity in adherence to and effect of prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation on child mortality: results from the MINIMat randomized trial, Bangladesh
Shaheen R, Streatfield P, Naved R, Lindholm L, Persson L
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:5 (7 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/5/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/5
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-5.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24393610

Study protocol
Efficacy of a text messaging (SMS) based intervention for adults with hypertension: protocol for the StAR (SMS Text-message Adherence suppoRt trial) randomised controlled trial
Bobrow K, Brennan T, Springer D, Levitt NS, Rayner B, Namane M, Yu L, Tarassenko L, Farmer A
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:28 (11 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/28/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-28.pdf

Study protocol
Rationale and study design of the Japan environment and children's study (JECS)
Kawamoto T, Nitta H, Murata K, Toda E, Tsukamoto N, Hasegawa M, Yamagata Z, Kayama F, Kishi R, Ohya Y, Saito H, Sago H, Okuyama M, Ogata T, Yokoya S, Koresawa Y, Shibata Y, Nakayama S, Michikawa T, Takeuchi A, Satoh H
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:25 (10 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/25/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-25.pdf

Study protocol
All-Wales licensed premises intervention (AWLPI): a randomised controlled trial to reduce alcohol-related violence
Moore SC, O¿Brien C, Alam MF, Cohen D, Hood K, Huang C, Moore L, Murphy S, Playle R, Sivarajasingam V, Spasic I, Williams A, Shepherd J
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:21 (10 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/21/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-21.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24405575

Study protocol
Study Protocol - Alcohol Management Plans (AMPs) in remote indigenous communities in Queensland: their impacts on injury, violence, health and social indicators and their cost-effectiveness
Clough AR, Fitts MS, Robertson J, Shakeshaft A, Miller A, Doran CM, Muller R, Ypinazar V, Martin D, McDermott R, Sanson-Fisher R, Towle S, Margolis SA, West C
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:15 (9 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/15/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-15.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24400846

Study protocol
A longitudinal study of the impact of chronic psychological stress on health-related quality of life and clinical biomarkers: protocol for the Australian Healthy Aging of Women Study
Seib C, Whiteside E, Humphreys J, Lee K, Thomas P, Chopin L, Crisp G, O'Keeffe A, Kimlin M, Stacey A, Anderson D
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:9 (8 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/9/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/9
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-9.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24400870

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