February 24, 2014

Latest Article Alert from BMC Public Health

The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 16-Feb-2014 and 23-Feb-2014

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Research article
Community awareness of stroke in Accra, Ghana
Donkor ES, Owolabi MO, Bampoh P, Aspelund T, Gudnason V
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:196 (21 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/196/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-196.pdf

Research article
The prevalence of urethral and rectal Mycoplasma genitalium among men who have sex with men in China, a cross-sectional study
Zheng B, Yin Y, Han Y, Shi M, Jiang N, Xiang Z, Yu R, Zhang G, Chen X
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:195 (21 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/195/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-195.pdf

Research article
Causes of death and associated risk factors among climacteric women from Southern Brazil: a population based-study
Colpani V, Oppermann K, Spritzer P
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:194 (21 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/194/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-194.pdf

Research article
Local discrepancies in measles vaccination opportunities: results of population-based surveys in Sub-Saharan Africa
Grout L, Conan N, Juan Giner A, Hurtado N, Fermon F, N¿Goran A, Grellety E, Minetti A, Porten K, Grais RF
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:193 (21 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/193/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-193.pdf

Research article
Objectively assessed recess physical activity in girls and boys from high and low socioeconomic backgrounds
Baquet G, Ridgers ND, Blaes A, Aucouturier J, Van Praagh E, Berthoin S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:192 (21 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/192/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-192.pdf

Research article
Explaining socio-economic differences in intention to smoke among primary school children
Cremers H, Oenema A, Mercken L, Candel M, Vries Hd
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:191 (21 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/191/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-191.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24555819

Research article
Elevated depressive symptoms and adolescent injury: examining associations by injury frequency, injury type, and gender
Asbridge M, Azagba S, Langille DB, Rasic D
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:190 (21 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/190/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-190.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24555802

Research article
Biological health or lived health: which predicts self-reported general health better?
Bostan C, Oberhauser C, Stucki G, Bickenbach J, Cieza A
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:189 (21 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/189/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-189.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24555764

Research article
Systematic review on what works, what does not work and why of implementation of mobile health (mHealth) projects in Africa
Aranda-Jan CB, Mohutsiwa-Dibe N, Loukanova S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:188 (21 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/188/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-188.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24555733

Research article
Under five diarrhea among model household and non model households in Hawassa, South Ethiopia: a comparative cross-sectional community based survey
Berhe F, Berhane Y
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:187 (20 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/187/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-187.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24555706

Research article
Per capita sugar consumption and prevalence of diabetes mellitus - global and regional associations
Weeratunga P, Jayasinghe S, Perera Y, Jayasena G, Jayasinghe S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:186 (20 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/186/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-186.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24555673

Research article
Prevalence of vancomycin resistant Enterococci and associated risk factors among clients with and without HIV in Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
Abebe W, Endris M, Tiruneh M, Moges F
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:185 (20 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/185/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-185.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24555580

Research article
Socioeconomic position across the lifecourse & allostatic load: data from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 cohort study
Robertson T, Popham F, Benzeval M
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:184 (20 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/184/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-184.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24555560

Research article
Timing of antiretroviral therapy and regimen for HIV-infected patients with tuberculosis: the effect of revised HIV guidelines in Malawi
Tweya H, Ben-Smith A, Kalulu M, Jahn A, Ng¿ambi W, Mkandawire E, Gabriel L, Phiri S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:183 (20 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/183/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-183.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24555530

Research article
The use of a modified Delphi approach to engage stakeholders in zoonotic disease research priority setting
Sawford K, Dhand NK, Toribio JL, Taylor MR
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:182 (20 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/182/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-182.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24552445

Research article
Chlamydia trachomatis infection rates among a cohort of mobile soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 2005-2010
Hakre S, Oyler RJ, Ferrell KA, Li F, Michael NL, Scott PT, Petruccelli BP
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:181 (20 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/181/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-181.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24552420

Research article
A randomized controlled trial to investigate the impact of a low glycemic Index (GI) diet on body mass index in obese adolescents
Kong AP, Choi KC, Chan RS, Lok K, Ozaki R, Li AM, Ho CS, Chan MH, Sea M, Henry CJ, Chan JC, Woo J
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:180 (19 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/180/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-180.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24552366

Research article
The economic burden of angina on households in South Asia
Alam K, Mahal A
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:179 (19 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/179/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/179
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-179.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24548585

Research article
Do early onset and pack-years of smoking increase risk of type II diabetes?
Kim S, Jee S, Nam J, Cho W, Kim J, Park E
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:178 (19 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/178/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/178
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-178.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24548553

Research article
The association of depression and anxiety with glycemic control among Mexican Americans with diabetes living near the U.S.-Mexico border
Kendzor DE, Chen M, Reininger BM, Businelle MS, Stewart DW, Fisher-Hoch SP, Rentfro AR, Wetter DW, McCormick JB
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:176 (18 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/176/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/176
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-176.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24548487

Research article
Perceived pros and cons of smoking and quitting in hard-core smokers: a focus group study
Bommelé J, Schoenmakers TM, Kleinjan M, van Straaten B, Wits E, Snelleman M, van de Mheen D
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:175 (18 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/175/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/175
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-175.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24548463

Research article
A prospective cohort study of stroke mortality and arsenic in drinking water in Bangladeshi adults
Rahman M, Sohel N, Yunus M, Chowdhury ME, Hore SK, Zaman K, Bhuiya A, Streatfield PK
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:174 (18 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/174/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-174.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24548416

Research article
Perceived family support regarding condom use and condom use among secondary school female students in Limbe urban city of Cameroon
Tarkang EE
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:173 (18 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/173/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-173.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24533616

Research article
Syndemics of syphilis, HCV infection, and methamphetamine use along the east coast of China
Liao M, Kang D, Tao X, Cox C, Qian Y, Wang G, Yang C, Zhu X, Zhang N, Bi Z, Jia Y
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:172 (17 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/172/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-172.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24533587

Research article
Emotional and instrumental feeding practices of Dutch mothers regarding foods eaten between main meals
Raaijmakers LG, Gevers DW, Teuscher D, Kremers SP, van Assema P
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:171 (17 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/171/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/171
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-171.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24533574

Research article
Family planning practice and predictors of risk of inconsistent condom use among HIV-positive women on anti-retroviral therapy in Cambodia
Nakaie N, Tuon S, Nozaki I, Yamaguchi F, Sasaki Y, Kakimoto K
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:170 (17 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/170/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-170.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24528885

Research article
Assessment of occupational injuries among Addis Ababa city municipal solid waste collectors: a cross-sectional study
Bogale D, kumie A, Tefera W
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:169 (17 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/169/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/169
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-169.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24528849

Reviewer acknowledgement
Reviewer acknowledgement 2013
Pafitis N
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:81 (21 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/81/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/81
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-81.pdf

Study protocol
Protocol for the DREAM Project (Diabetes Research, Education, and Action for Minorities): a randomized trial of a community health worker intervention to improve diabetic management and control among Bangladeshi adults in NYC
Islam N, Riley L, Wyatt L, Tandon SD, Tanner M, Ratnam-Mukjerji R, Rey M, Trinh-Shevrin C
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:177 (18 February 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/177/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-177.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24548534

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