June 29, 2014

Latest Article Alert from BMC Public Health

The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 11-Jun-2014 and 27-Jun-2014
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Research article
Physical activity barriers and facilitators among working mothers and fathers
Mailey EL, Huberty J, Dinkel D, McAuley E
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:657 (27 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/657/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-657.pdf

Research article
Age-specific prevalence of human papilloma virus infection among Nigerian women
Akarolo-Anthony SN, Famooto AO, Dareng EO, Olaniyan OB, Offiong R, Wheeler CM, Adebamowo CA
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:656 (27 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/656/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-656.pdf

Research article
Associations between objectively assessed child and parental physical activity: a cross-sectional study of families with 5-6 year old children
Jago R, Sebire SJ, Wood L, Pool L, Zahra J, Thompson JL, Lawlor DA
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:655 (27 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/655/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-655.pdf

Research article
Consumption of sweet foods and mammographic breast density: a cross-sectional study
Duchaine CS, Dumas I, Diorio C
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:554 (26 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/554/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/554
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-554.pdf

Research article
Socioeconomic and demographic factors are associated with dietary patterns in a cohort of young Brazilian adults
Arruda SP, da Silva AA, Kac G, Goldani MZ, Bettiol H, Barbieri MA
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:654 (26 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/654/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-654.pdf

Research article
Epidemiology of neurodegenerative diseases in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review
Lekoubou A, Echouffo-Tcheugui JB, Kengne AP
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:653 (26 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/653/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-653.pdf

Research article
Fluid intake survey among schoolchildren in Belgium
Senterre C, Dramaix M, Thiébaut I
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:651 (26 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/651/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-651.pdf

Research article
Factors predicting home storage of medicines in Northern Uganda
Ocan M, Bbosa GS, Waako P, Ogwal-Okeng J, Obua C
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:650 (26 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/650/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-650.pdf

Study protocol
A conceptual model for worksite intelligent physical exercise training - IPET - intervention for decreasing life style health risk indicators among employees: a randomized controlled trial.
Sjøgaard G, Justesen JB, Murray M, Dalager T, Søgaard K
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:652 (26 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/652/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-652.pdf

Research article
Effectiveness of a school-community linked program on physical activity levels and health-related quality of life for adolescent girls
Casey MM, Harvey JT, Telford A, Eime RM, Mooney A, Payne WR
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:649 (25 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/649/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-649.pdf

Research article
How to engage type-2 diabetic patients in their own health management: implications for clinical practice
Graffigna G, Barello S, Libreri C, Bosio CA
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:648 (25 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/648/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-648.pdf

Research article
Socio-demographic, medical and social-cognitive correlates of physical activity behavior among older adults (45-70 years): a cross-sectional study
Mesters I, Wahl S, Van Keulen HM
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:647 (25 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/647/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-647.pdf

Research article
Do physical activity and dietary smartphone applications incorporate evidence-based behaviour change techniques?
Direito A, Pfaeffli Dale L, Shields E, Dobson R, Whittaker R, Maddison R
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:646 (25 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/646/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-646.pdf

Research article
Preference, acceptability and implications of the rapid hepatitis C screening test among high-risk young people who inject drugs
Hayes B, Briceno A, Asher A, Yu M, Evans JL, Hahn JA, Page K
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:645 (25 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/645/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-645.pdf

Research article
Trends in Sri Lankan cause-specific adult mortality 1950-2006
Vithana C, Linhart C, Taylor R, Morrell S, Azim S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:644 (25 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/644/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-644.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24962316

Research article
Epidemiologic studies of modifiable factors associated with cognition and dementia: systematic review and meta-analysis
Beydoun MA, Beydoun HA, Gamaldo AA, Teel A, Zonderman AB, Wang Y
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:643 (24 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/643/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-643.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24962204

Research article
The economic burden of pediatric gastroenteritis to Bolivian families: a cross-sectional study of correlates of catastrophic cost and overall cost burden
Burke RM, Smith ER, Dahl RM, Rebolledo PA, del Carmen Calderón M, Cañipa B, Chavez E, Pinto R, Tamayo L, Terán C, Veizaga ?, Zumaran R, Iñiguez V, Leon JS
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:642 (24 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/642/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-642.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24962128

Research article
Patient satisfaction and uptake of private-sector run malaria diagnosis clinics in a post-conflict district in Sri Lanka
Fernando D, de Silva NL, Ackers I, Abeyasinghe R, Wijeyaratne P, Rajapakse S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:641 (23 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/641/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-641.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24958448

Research article
Longitudinal changes in health behaviours and body weight among Swedish school children - associations with age, gender and parental education - the SCIP school cohort
Elinder LS, Heinemans N, Zeebari Z, Patterson E
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:640 (23 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/640/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-640.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24958251

Research article
Barriers for recess physical activity: a gender specific qualitative focus group exploration
Pawlowski CS, Tjørnhøj-Thomsen T, Schipperijn J, Troelsen J
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:639 (23 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/639/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-639.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24958158

Research article
Characteristics and predictors of home injury hazards among toddlers in Wenzhou, China: a community-based cross-sectional study
Qiu X, Wacharasin C, Deoisres W, Yu J, Zheng Q
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:638 (23 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/638/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-638.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24953678

Research article
Estimation of leisure time physical activity and sedentary behaviour among school adolescents in Nepal
Paudel S, Subedi N, Bhandari R, Bastola R, Niroula R, Poudyal AK
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:637 (22 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/637/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-637.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24953522

Research article
Sexual risk behavior among people living with HIV and AIDS on antiretroviral therapy at the regional hospital of Sokode, Togo
Yaya I, Saka B, Landoh DE, Patchali PM, Makawa M, Senanou S, Idrissou D, Lamboni B, Pitche P
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:636 (22 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/636/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-636.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24952380

Research article
Parent-reported measures of child health and wellbeing in same-sex parent families: a cross-sectional survey
Crouch SR, Waters E, McNair R, Power J, Davis E
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:635 (21 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/635/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-635.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24952766

Research article
What interventions are effective on reducing inequalities in maternal and child health in low- and middle-income settings? A systematic review
Yuan B, Målqvist M, Trygg N, Qian X, Ng N, Thomsen S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:634 (21 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/634/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-634.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24952656

Research article
Growth effects of exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa: the cluster-randomised PROMISE EBF trial
Engebretsen IM, Jackson D, Fadnes LT, Nankabirwa V, Diallo AH, Doherty T, Lombard C, Swanvelder S, Nankunda J, Ramokolo V, Sanders D, Wamani H, Meda N, Tumwine JK, Ekström E, Van de Perre P, Kankasa C, Sommerfelt H, Tylleskär T
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:633 (21 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/633/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-633.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24950759

Research article
Bibliometric analysis of regional Latin America's scientific output in Public Health through SCImago Journal & Country Rank
Zacca-González G, Chinchilla-Rodríguez Z, Vargas-Quesada B, Moya-Anegón F
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:632 (21 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/632/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-632.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24950735

Research article
Parental perceived neighborhood attributes: associations with active transport and physical activity among 10-12 year old children and the mediating role of independent mobility
De Meester F, Van Dyck D, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Cardon G
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:631 (20 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/631/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-631.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24950713

Research article
Health and social support services to HIV/AIDS infected individuals in Tanzania: employees and employers perceptions
Kassile T, Anicetus H, Kukula R, Mmbando BP
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:630 (20 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/630/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-630.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24950701

Research article
Nutritional and health status among nursing home residents in Lebanon: comparison across gender in a national cross sectional study
Doumit JH, Nasser RN, Hanna DR
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:629 (20 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/629/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-629.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24950594

Research article
The HIV epidemic and prevention response in Tigrai, Ethiopia: a synthesis at sub-national level
Barnabas G, Pegurri E, Selassie HH, Naamara W, Zemariam S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:628 (20 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/628/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-628.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24951053

Research article
Associations between perceived and observational physical environmental factors and the use of walking paths: a cross-sectional study
Jia Y, Fu H
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:627 (20 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/627/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-627.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24950936

Research article
Prevalence of anemia among under-5 children in the Ghanaian population: estimates from the Ghana demographic and health survey
Ewusie JE, Ahiadeke C, Beyene J, Hamid JS
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:626 (19 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/626/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-626.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24946725

Research article
A Markov Chain Model for Studying Suicide Dynamics: An Illustration of the Rose Theorem
Yip P, So B, Kawachi I, Zhang Y
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:625 (19 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/625/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-625.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24948330

Research article
Descending the sanitation ladder in urban Uganda: evidence from Kampala Slums
Kwiringira J, Atekyereza P, Niwagaba C, Günther I
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:624 (19 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/624/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/624
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-624.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24948084

Research article
A meta-analysis of risk factors for depression in adults and children after natural disasters
Tang B, Liu X, Liu Y, Xue C, Zhang L
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:623 (19 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/623/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-623.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24941890

Research article
Mobile phones support adherence and retention of indigenous participants in a randomised controlled trial: strategies and lessons learnt
McCallum GB, Versteegh LA, Morris PS, Mckay CC, Jacobsen NJ, White AV, D’Antoine HA, Chang AB
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:622 (18 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/622/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/622
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24943961

Research article
Physical fitness and mental health impact of a sport-for-development intervention in a post-conflict setting: randomised controlled trial nested within an observational study of adolescents in Gulu, Uganda
Richards J, Foster C, Townsend N, Bauman A
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:619 (18 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/619/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-619.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24943472

Research article
‘Complex’ but coping: experience of symptoms of tuberculosis and health care seeking behaviours - a qualitative interview study of urban risk groups, London, UK
Craig GM, Joly LM, Zumla A
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:618 (18 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/618/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/618
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-618.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24943308

Research article
Musculoskeletal pain in Arctic indigenous and non-indigenous adolescents, prevalence and associations with psychosocial factors: a population-based study
Eckhoff C, Kvernmo S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:617 (18 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/617/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/617
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-617.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24939210

Research article
An exploratory review of HIV prevention mass media campaigns targeting men who have sex with men
French RS, Bonell C, Wellings K, Weatherburn P
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:616 (18 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/616/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-616.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24939013

Research article
Children’s psychosocial wellbeing in the context of HIV/AIDS and poverty: a comparative investigation of orphaned and non-orphaned children living in South Africa
Govender K, Reardon C, Quinlan T, George G
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:615 (18 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/615/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/615
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-615.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24938864

Study protocol
A randomized clinical trial of an integrated behavioral self-management intervention Simultaneously Targeting Obesity and Pain: the STOP trial
Janke EA, Fritz M, Hopkins C, Haltzman B, Sautter JM, Ramirez ML
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:621 (18 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/621/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-621.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24943851

Study protocol
Weight loss referrals for adults in primary care (WRAP): Protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial comparing the clinical and cost-effectiveness of primary care referral to a commercial weight loss provider for 12 weeks, referral for 52 weeks, and a brief self-help intervention [ISRCTN82857232]
Ahern AL, Aveyard PN, Halford JC, Mander A, Cresswell L, Cohn SR, Suhrcke M, Marsh T, Thomson AM, Jebb SA
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:620 (18 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/620/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-620.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24943673

Research article
What works in practice: user and provider perspectives on the acceptability, affordability, implementation, and impact of a family-based intervention for child overweight and obesity delivered at scale
Lucas PJ, Curtis-Tyler K, Arai L, Stapley S, Fagg J, Roberts H
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:614 (17 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/614/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-614.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24938729

Research article
Changes in the profiles of smokers seeking cessation treatment and in its effectiveness in Galicia (Spain) 2001-10
Becoña E, López-Durán A, Fernández del Río E, Martínez ?
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:613 (17 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/613/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-613.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24938635

Research article
Prevalence, patterns and correlates of alcohol consumption and its’ association with tobacco smoking among Sri Lankan adults: a cross-sectional study
Katulanda P, Ranasinghe C, Rathnapala A, Karunaratne N, Sheriff R, Matthews D
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:612 (17 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/612/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/612
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24938494

Research article
Differences in beliefs and home environments regarding energy balance behaviors according to parental education and ethnicity among schoolchildren in Europe: the ENERGY cross sectional study
Brug J, Uijtdewilligen L, van Stralen MM, Singh AS, ChinAPaw MJ, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Lien N, Bere E, Maes L, Fernández-Alvira JM, Jan N, Kovacs E, Dössegger A, Manios Y, te Velde SJ
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:610 (17 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/610/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/610
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24934085

Study protocol
Cohort study on clustering of lifestyle risk factors and understanding its association with stress on health and wellbeing among school teachers in Malaysia (CLUSTer) - a study protocol
Moy FM, Hoe VC, Hairi NN, Buckley B, Wark PA, Koh D, Bueno-de-Mesquita H, Bulgiba AM
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:611 (17 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/611/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-611.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24938383

Research article
Exploring genetic variants predisposing to diabetes mellitus and their association with indicators of socioeconomic status
Schmidt B, Dragano N, Scherag A, Pechlivanis S, Hoffmann P, Nöthen MM, Erbel R, Jöckel K, Moebus S
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:609 (16 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/609/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/609
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-609.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24935819

Study protocol
Effectiveness and implementation of an obesity prevention intervention: the HeLP-her Rural cluster randomised controlled trial
Lombard CB, Harrison CL, Kozica SL, Zoungas S, Keating C, Teede HJ
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:608 (16 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/608/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/608
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-608.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24930478

Research article
Coverage, compliance and factors associated with utilization of iron supplementation during pregnancy in eight rural districts of Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
Gebremedhin S, Samuel A, Mamo G, Moges T, Assefa T
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:607 (14 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/607/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/607
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24930036

Research article
Suicidal behaviour across the African continent: a review of the literature
Mars B, Burrows S, Hjelmeland H, Gunnell D
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:606 (14 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/606/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/606
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-606.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24927746

Research article
Psychosocial work environment, job mobility and gender differences in turnover behaviour: a prospective study among the Swedish general population
Söderberg M, Härenstam A, Rosengren A, Schiöler L, Olin A, Lissner L, Waern M, Torén K
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:605 (14 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/605/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/605
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24927628

Research article
Breakfast patterns among low-income, ethnically-diverse 4th-6th grade children in an urban area
Lawman HG, Polonsky HM, Vander Veur SS, Abel ML, Sherman S, Bauer KW, Sanders T, Fisher JO, Bailey-Davis L, Ng J, Van Wye G, Foster GD
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:604 (14 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/604/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/604
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-604.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24928474

Research article
Evidence for the healthy immigrant effect in older Chinese immigrants: a cross-sectional study
Corlin L, Woodin M, Thanikachalam M, Lowe L, Brugge D
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:603 (14 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/603/abstract
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24928348

Research article
Disparity of anemia prevalence and associated factors among rural to urban migrant and the local children under two years old: a population based cross-sectional study in Pinghu, China
Hu S, Tan H, Peng A, Jiang H, Wu J, Guo S, Qian X
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:601 (14 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/601/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/601
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24928085

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SLIMMER: a randomised controlled trial of diabetes prevention in Dutch primary health care: design and methods for process, effect, and economic evaluation
Duijzer G, Haveman-Nies A, Jansen SC, ter Beek J, Hiddink GJ, Feskens EJ
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:602 (14 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/602/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/602
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-602.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24928217

Research article
The WERO group stop smoking competition: main outcomes of a pre- and post- study
Glover M, Kira A, Gentles D, Cowie N, Paton C, Moetara W
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:599 (13 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/599/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-599.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24924780

Study protocol
A natural experiment to examine the impact of park renewal on park-use and park-based physical activity in a disadvantaged neighbourhood: the REVAMP study methods
Veitch J, Salmon J, Carver A, Timperio A, Crawford D, Fletcher E, Giles-Corti B
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:600 (13 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/600/abstract
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PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-600.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24924919

Research article
Social determinants and lifestyle risk factors only partially explain the higher prevalence of food insecurity among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Australian state of Victoria: a cross-sectional study
Markwick A, Ansari Z, Sullivan M, McNeil J
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:598 (12 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/598/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-598.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24924598

Research article
Skin pigmentation, sun exposure and vitamin D levels in children of the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
Bonilla C, Ness AR, Wills AK, Lawlor DA, Lewis SJ, Davey Smith G
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:597 (12 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/597/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/597
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-597.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24924479

Research article
Acceptability of self-collection sampling for HPV-DNA testing in low-resource settings: a mixed methods approach
Bansil P, Wittet S, Lim JL, Winkler JL, Paul P, Jeronimo J
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:596 (12 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/596/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/596
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-596.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24927941

Research article
Spatial patterns of the congenital heart disease prevalence among 0- to 14-year-old children in Sichuan Basin, P. R China, from 2004 to 2009
Ma L, Zhao J, Ren Z, Wang Y, Peng Z, Wang J, Ma X
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:595 (12 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/595/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/595
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24924350

Research article
Optimizing data collection for public health decisions: a data mining approach
Partington SN, Papakroni V, Menzies T
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:593 (12 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/593/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-593.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24919484

Research article
Developing an agenda for research about policies to improve access to healthy foods in rural communities: a concept mapping study
Johnson DB, Quinn E, Sitaker M, Ammerman A, Byker C, Dean W, Fleischhacker S, Kolodinsky J, Pinard C, Pitts S, Sharkey J
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:592 (12 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/592/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/592
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-592.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24919425

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Return to work of workers without a permanent employment contract, sick-listed due to a common mental disorder: design of a randomised controlled trial
Lammerts L, Vermeulen SJ, Schaafsma FG, van Mechelen W, Anema JR
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:594 (12 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/594/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/594
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-594.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24919561

Research article
Willingness to join community-based health insurance among rural households of Debub Bench District, Bench Maji Zone, Southwest Ethiopia
Haile M, Ololo S, Megersa B
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:591 (11 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/591/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/591
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-591.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24920538

Research article
Test implementation of a school-oriented drug prevention program “Study without Drugs”: pre- and post-testing for effectiveness
Ishaak F, de Vries N, van der Wolf K
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:590 (11 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/590/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/590
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24920468

Research article
Public perceptions of non-pharmaceutical interventions for reducing transmission of respiratory infection: systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies
Teasdale E, Santer M, Geraghty AA, Little P, Yardley L
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:589 (11 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/589/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/589
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24920395

Research article
The associations between psychosocial working conditions and changes in common mental disorders: a follow-up study
Laine H, Saastamoinen P, Lahti J, Rahkonen O, Lahelma E
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:588 (11 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/588/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/588
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-588.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24916716

Research article
Knowledge and perceptions about the health impact of climate change among health sciences students in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
Nigatu AS, Asamoah BO, Kloos H
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:587 (11 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/587/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-587.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24916631

Research article
Delays in diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis in Wakiso and Mukono districts, Uganda
Buregyeya E, Criel B, Nuwaha F, Colebunders R
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:586 (11 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/586/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-586.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24916459

Research article
Years of life lost to incarceration: inequities between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians
Owusu-Bempah A, Kanters S, Druyts E, Toor K, Muldoon KA, Farquhar JW, Mills EJ
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:585 (11 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/585/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-585.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24916338

Research article
How much salt do adults consume in climate vulnerable coastal Bangladesh?
Rasheed S, Jahan S, Sharmin T, Hoque S, Khanam M, Land M, Iqbal M, Hanifi S, Khatun F, Siddique A, Bhuiya A
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:584 (11 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/584/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/584
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-584.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24916191

Research article
Prevalence and factors associated with hardcore smoking in Poland: Findings from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (2009–2010)
Kaleta D, Usidame B, Dziankowska-Zaborszczyk E, Makowiec-Dąbrowska T, Leinsalu M
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:583 (11 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/583/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/583
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-583.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24916122

Research article
Overweight and obese adults have low intentions of seeking weight-related care: a cross-sectional survey
Tol J, Swinkels IC, De Bakker DH, Veenhof C, Seidell JC
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:582 (11 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/582/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-582.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24916037

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Volume 14 Suppl 2(20 June 2014)
Responsive health systems: working with the community on control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

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