January 23, 2014

Latest Article Alert from BMC Public Health

The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 15-Jan-2014 and 22-Jan-2014

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Holding a country countdown to 2015 conference on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) - the Zambian experience
Mukonka VM, Malumo S, Kalesha P, Nambao M, Mwale R, Mwinga K, Katepa-Bwalya M, Babaniyi O, Mason E, Phiri C, Wamulume PK
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:60 (21 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/60/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-60.pdf

Why the MDGs need good governance in pharmaceutical systems to promote global health
Kohler JC, Mackey TK, Ovtcharenko N
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:63 (21 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/63/abstract
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An argument against the focus on Community Resilience in Public Health
Allmark P, Bhanbhro S, Chrisp T
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:62 (21 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/62/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-62.pdf

Research article
Obesity and overweight in Bangladeshi children and adolescents: a scoping review
Rahman S, Islam MT, Alam DS
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:70 (22 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/70/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-70.pdf

Research article
Factors influencing tobacco use treatment patterns among Vietnamese health care providers working in community health centers
Shelley D, Tseng T, Pham H, Nguyen L, Keithly S, Stillman F, Nguyen N
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:68 (22 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/68/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-68.pdf

Research article
Updating the evidence base on the operational costs of supplementary immunization activities for current and future accelerated disease control, elimination and eradication efforts
Gandhi G, Lydon P
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:67 (22 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/67/abstract
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Research article
Outcomes of hepatitis C screening programs targeted at risk groups hidden in the general population: a systematic review
Zuure FR, Urbanus AT, Langendam MW, Helsper CW, van den Berg CH, Davidovich U, Prins M
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:66 (22 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/66/abstract
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Research article
A population-based study of edentulism in the US: does depression and rural residency matter after controlling for potential confounders?
Saman DM, Lemieux A, Arevalo O, Lutfiyya M
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:65 (22 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/65/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-65.pdf

Research article
Patterns of condom use by men who have sex with men before and after the Avahan intervention in Andhra Pradesh state of India
Kumar G, Dandona R, Poluru R, Chandran S, Alary M, Dandona L
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:64 (22 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/64/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-64.pdf

Research article
Do weight management programmes delivered at professional football clubs attract and engage high risk men? A mixed-methods study
Hunt K, Gray CM, Maclean A, Smillie S, Bunn C, Wyke S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:50 (21 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/50/abstract
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24443845

Research article
A cross-sectional study of the environment, physical activity, and screen time among young children and their parents
Carson V, Rosu A, Janssen I
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:61 (21 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/61/abstract
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Research article
Promotion of a healthy lifestyle among 5-year-old overweight children: health behavior outcomes of the 'Be active, eat right' study
van Grieken A, Renders CM, Veldhuis L, Looman CW, Hirasing RA, Raat H
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:59 (21 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/59/abstract
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Research article
Cross sectional survey of human-bat interaction in Australia: public health implications
Paterson BJ, Butler MT, Eastwood K, Cashman PM, Jones A, Durrheim DN
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:58 (21 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/58/abstract
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24443960

Research article
Economic burden of seasonal influenza B in France during winter 2010-2011
Silva ML, Perrier L, Späth H, Grog I, Mosnier A, Havet N, Cohen JM
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:56 (20 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/56/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-56.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24443900

Research article
Validation of public health competencies and impact variables for low- and middle-income countries
Zwanikken PA, Alexander L, Huong NT, Qian X, Valladares LM, Mohamed NA, Ying XH, Robledo MC, Linh LC, Wadidi MS, Tahir H, Neupane S, Scherpbier A
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:55 (20 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/55/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-55.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24438672

Research article
Determinants of eating behaviour in university students: a qualitative study using focus group discussions
Deliens T, Clarys P, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Deforche B
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:53 (18 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/53/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-53.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24438555

Research article
Tuberculosis case finding and isoniazid preventive therapy among people living with HIV at public health facilities of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional facility based study
Denegetu AW, Dolamo BL
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:52 (18 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/52/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-52.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24438508

Research article
Intimate partner violence among women with mental health-related activity limitations: a Canadian population based study
Du Mont J, Forte T
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:51 (18 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/51/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-51.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24438484

Research article
The importance of providing counselling and financial support to patients receiving treatment for multi-drug resistant TB: mixed method qualitative and pilot intervention studies
Baral SC, Aryal Y, Bhattrai R, King R, Newell JN
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:46 (17 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/46/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/46
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24438351

Research article
Food items contributing most to variation in antioxidant intake; a cross-sectional study among Norwegian women
Qureshi SA, Lund AC, Veierød MB, Carlsen MH, Blomhoff R, Andersen LF, Ursin G
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:45 (16 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/45/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-45.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24433390

Research article
Influenza vaccination, inverse care and homelessness: cross-sectional survey of eligibility and uptake during the 2011/12 season in London
Story A, Aldridge RW, Gray T, Burridge S, Hayward AC
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:44 (16 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/44/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-44.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24433371

Research article
Effect size and cost-effectiveness estimates of breast and cervical cancer screening reminders by population size through complete enumeration of Japanese local municipalities
Komoto S, Nishiwaki Y, Okamura T, Tanaka H, Takebayashi T
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:43 (16 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/43/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-43.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24433346

Research article
The changing food outlet distributions and local contextual factors in the United States
Chen H, Wang Y
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:42 (16 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/42/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-42.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24433323

Research article
Influenza vaccines and influenza antiviral drugs in Africa: are they available and do guidelines for their use exist?
Duque J, McMorrow ML, Cohen AL
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:41 (16 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/41/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/41
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24433304

Research article
Physical activity and sedentary behavior among adolescents in rural South Africa: levels, patterns and correlates
Micklesfield LK, Pedro TM, Kahn K, Kinsman J, Pettifor JM, Tollman S, Norris SA
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:40 (16 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/40/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/40
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24433276

Research article
Strengthening the perception-assessment tools for dengue prevention: a cross-sectional survey in a temperate region (Madeira, Portugal)
Nazareth T, Teodósio R, Porto G, Gonçalves L, Seixas G, Silva AC, Sousa CA
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:39 (15 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/39/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-39.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24428823

Research article
Cost-utility analysis of a randomized controlled weight loss trial among lactating overweight/obese women
Hagberg LA, Brekke HK, Bertz F, Winkvist A
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:38 (15 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/38/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-38.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24428802

Research article
Musculoskeletal pain and effort-reward imbalance- a systematic review
Koch P, Schablon A, Latza U, Nienhaus A
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:37 (15 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/37/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/37
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-37.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24428955

Research article
Correlates of perceived health related quality of life in obese, overweight and normal weight older adults: an observational study
Giuli C, Papa R, Bevilacqua R, Felici E, Gagliardi C, Marcellini F, Boscaro M, De Robertis M, Mocchegiani E, Faloia E, Tirabassi G
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:35 (15 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/35/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/35
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-35.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24428944

Study protocol
Multicentre cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating implementation of a fire-prevention Injury Prevention Briefing in children's centres: study protocol
Deave T, Towner E, McColl E, Reading R, Sutton A, Coupland C, Cooper N, Stewart J, Hayes M, Pitchforth E, Watson M, Kendrick D
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:69 (22 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/69/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-69.pdf

Study protocol
Efficacy of family mediation and the role of family violence: study protocol
Cleak H, Schofield M, Bickerdike A
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:57 (21 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/57/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-57.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24443936

Study protocol
Promoting sexual and reproductive health among adolescents in southern and eastern Africa (PREPARE): project design and conceptual framework
Aarø LE, Mathews C, Kaaya S, Katahoire AR, Onya H, Abraham C, Klepp K, Wubs A, Eggers SM, de Vries H
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:54 (18 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/54/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-54.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24438582

Study protocol
Preventing substance misuse: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of the Strengthening Families Programme 10-14 UK (SFP 10-14 UK)
Segrott J, Gillespie D, Holliday J, Humphreys I, Murphy S, Phillips C, Reed H, Rothwell H, Foxcroft D, Hood K, Roberts Z, Scourfield J, Thomas C, Moore L
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:49 (17 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/49/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-49.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24438460

Study protocol
Effect of aerobic exercise and low carbohydrate diet on pre-diabetic non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in postmenopausal women and middle aged men – the role of gut microbiota composition: study protocol for the AELC randomized controlled trial
Liu W, Lu D, Du X, Sun J, Ge J, Wang R, Wang R, Zou J, Xu C, Ren J, Wen X, Liu Y, Cheng S, Tan X, Pekkala S, Munukka E, Wiklund P, Chen Y, Gu Q, Xia Z, Liu J, Liu W, Chen X, Zhang Y, Li R, Borra RH, Yao J, Chen P, Cheng S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:48 (17 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/48/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/48
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-48.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24438438

Study protocol
Planned development and evaluation protocol of two versions of a web-based computer-tailored nutrition education intervention aimed at adults, including cognitive and environmental feedback
Springvloet L, Lechner L, Oenema A
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:47 (17 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/47/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-47.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24438381

Study protocol
A complex breastfeeding promotion and support intervention in a developing country: study protocol for a randomized clinical trial
Nabulsi M, Hamadeh H, Tamim H, Kabakian T, Charafeddine L, Yehya N, Sinno D, Sidani S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:36 (15 January 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/36/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/36
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-36.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24428951

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