April 1, 2014

Latest Article Alert from BMC Public Health

The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 24-Mar-2014 and 31-Mar-2014

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Measuring the health systems impact of disease control programmes: a critical reflection on the WHO building blocks framework
Mounier-Jack S, Griffiths UK, Closser S, Burchett H, Marchal B
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:278 (25 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/278/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-278.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24666579

Research article
Retention in care, resource utilization, and costs for adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in Zambia: a retrospective cohort study
Scott CA, Iyer HS, McCoy K, Moyo C, Long L, Larson BA, Rosen S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:296 (31 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/296/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-296.pdf

Research article
Sleep duration and incidence of lung cancer in ageing men
Luojus MK, Lehto SM, Tolmunen T, Erkkilä AT, Kauhanen J
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:295 (31 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/295/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-295.pdf

Research article
Factors associated with recent HIV testing among younger gay and bisexual men in New Zealand, 2006-2011
Lachowsky NJ, Saxton PJ, Dickson NP, Hughes AJ, Summerlee AJ, Dewey CE
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:294 (31 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/294/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-294.pdf

Research article
Early maternal age at first birth is associated with chronic diseases and poor physical performance in older age: cross-sectional analysis from the International Mobility in Aging Study
Pirkle CM, de Albuqueque Sousa AC, Alvarado B, Zunzunegui M
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:293 (31 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/293/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-293.pdf

Research article
Do low-income neighbourhoods have the least green space? A cross-sectional study of Australia's most populous cities
Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Mavoa S, Badland HM, Giles-Corti B
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:292 (31 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/292/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-292.pdf

Research article
Parental perception of child's weight status and subsequent BMIz change: the KOALA birth cohort study
Gerards SM, Gubbels JS, Dagnelie PC, Kremers SP, Stafleu A, de Vries NK, Thijs C
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:291 (31 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/291/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-291.pdf

Research article
Associations between inadequate sleep and obesity in the US adult population: analysis of the national health interview survey (1977-2009)
Jean-Louis G, Williams NJ, Sarpong D, Pandey A, Youngstedt S, Zizi F, Ogedegbe G
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:290 (29 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/290/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-290.pdf

Research article
Empirical treatment for TB in HIV: lessons from a cohort study of people living with HIV treated in Recife, Brazil
de Albuquerque Md, Coimbra I, Batista Jd, Maruza M, Ximenes RA, Ramos HL, Miranda Dd, Santos ML, Rodrigues LC
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:289 (29 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/289/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-289.pdf

Research article
Equity in human papilloma virus vaccination uptake?: sexual behaviour, knowledge and demographics in a cross-sectional study in (un)vaccinated girls in the Netherlands
Mollers M, Lubbers K, Spoelstra SK, Weijmar-Schultz WC, Daemen T, Westra TA, van der Sande MA, Nijman HW, de Melker HE, Tami A
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:288 (28 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/288/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-288.pdf

Research article
Mothers impose physical activity restrictions on their asthmatic children and adolescents: an analytical cross-sectional study
Dantas FM, Correia MA, Silva AR, Peixoto DM, Sarinho ES, Rizzo JA
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:287 (28 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/287/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-287.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24673939

Research article
Modern contraceptive use among sexually active men in Uganda: does discussion with a health worker matter?
Kabagenyi A, Ndugga P, Wandera SO, Kwagala B
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:286 (28 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/286/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-286.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24673890

Research article
Bowel disorders and its spatial trend in Manitoba, Canada
Torabi M
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:285 (27 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/285/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-285.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24673850

Research article
Accelerometer-determined physical activity and self-reported health in a population of older adults (65-85 years): a cross-sectional study
Lohne-Seiler H, Hansen BH, Kolle E, Anderssen SA
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:284 (27 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/284/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-284.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24673834

Research article
Metropolitan-level ethnic residential segregation, racial identity, and body mass index among U.S. Hispanic adults: a multilevel cross-sectional study
Kershaw KN, Albrecht SS
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:283 (27 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/283/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-283.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24669799

Research article
Child sexual abuse in religiously affiliated and secular institutions: a retrospective descriptive analysis of data provided by victims in a government-sponsored reappraisal program in Germany
Spröber N, Schneider T, Rassenhofer M, Seitz A, Liebhardt H, König L, Fegert JM
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:282 (27 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/282/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-282.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24669770

Research article
The association between socioeconomic status and disability after stroke: Findings from the Adherence eValuation After Ischemic stroke Longitudinal (AVAIL) registry
Bettger J, Zhao X, Bushnell C, Zimmer L, Pan W, Williams LS, Peterson ED
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:281 (26 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/281/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/281
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-281.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24666657

Research article
Association between obesity and metabolic co-morbidities among children and adolescents in South Korea based on national data
Lim H, Xue H, Wang Y
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:279 (25 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/279/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-279.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24666605

Research article
Factors influencing the implementation of integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) by healthcare workers at public health centers & dispensaries in Mwanza, Tanzania
Kiplagat A, Musto R, Mwizamholya D, Morona D
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:277 (25 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/277/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/277
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-277.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24666561

Research article
Spatial modelling and mapping of female genital mutilation in Kenya
Achia TN
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:276 (25 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/276/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/276
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-276.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24661558

Research article
A systematic review of special events to promote breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening in the United States
Escoffery C, Rodgers KC, Kegler MC, Haardörfer R, Howard DH, Liang S, Pinsker E, Roland KB, Allen JD, Ory MG, Bastani R, Fernandez ME, Risendal BC, Byrd TL, Coronado GD
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:274 (24 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/274/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-274.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24661503

Research article
Social relationship correlates of major depressive disorder and depressive symptoms in Switzerland: nationally representative cross sectional study
Barger SD, Messerli-Bürgy N, Barth J
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:273 (24 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/273/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/273
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-273.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24656048

Study protocol
A community based prevention of weight gain intervention (Mothers In Motion) among young low-income overweight and obese mothers: design and rationale
Chang M, Nitzke S, Brown R, Resnicow K
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:280 (25 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/280/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/280
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-280.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24666633

Study protocol
Active video games as a tool to prevent excessive weight gain in adolescents: rationale, design and methods of a randomized controlled trial
Simons M, Chinapaw MJ, van de Bovenkamp M, de Boer MR, Seidell JC, Brug J, de Vet E
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:275 (24 March 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/275/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-275.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24661535

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