July 13, 2016

Latest Article Alert from BMC Public Health

The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 05-Jul-2016 and 12-Jul-2016

Research article
Late presentation for diagnosis of HIV infection among HIV positive patients in South Tigray Zone, Ethiopia
Assen A, Molla F, Wondimu A, Abrha S, Melkam W, Tadesse E, Yilma Z, Eticha T, Abrha H, Workneh B
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:558 (12 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/558/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/558
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3263-y.pdf

Research article
Sexual behaviour of women in rural South Africa: a descriptive study
Dubbink J, van der Eem L, McIntyre J, Mbambazela N, Jobson G, Ouburg S, Morre S, Struthers H, Peters R
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:557 (12 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/557/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/557
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3207-6.pdf

Research article
Uptake of HIV testing and counseling, risk perception and linkage to HIV care among Thai university students
Khawcharoenporn T, Chunloy K, Apisarnthanarak A
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:556 (12 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/556/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/556
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3274-8.pdf

Research article
Effects of an exclusive breastfeeding intervention for six months on growth patterns of 4–5 year old children in Uganda: the cluster-randomised PROMISE EBF trial
Fadnes L, Nankabirwa V, Engebretsen I, Sommerfelt H, Birungi N, Lombard C, Swanevelder S, Van den Broeck J, Tylleskär T, Tumwine J, for the PROMISE-EBF Study Group
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:555 (12 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/555/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/555
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3234-3.pdf

Research article
Prevalence and familial predictors of suicidal behaviour among adolescents in Lithuania: a cross-sectional survey 2014
Zaborskis A, Sirvyte D, Zemaitiene N
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:554 (12 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/554/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/554
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3211-x.pdf

Research article
Association between regular physical exercise and depressive symptoms mediated through social support and resilience in Japanese company workers: a cross-sectional study
Yoshikawa E, Nishi D, Matsuoka Y
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:553 (12 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/553/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/553
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3251-2.pdf

Research article
Exploratory study of the implications of research on the use of smart connected devices for prevention: a scoping review
Petit A, Cambon L
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:552 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/552/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/552
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3225-4.pdf

Research article
Variations in area-level disadvantage of Australian registered fitness trainers usual training locations
Bennie J, Thornton L, van Uffelen J, Banting L, Biddle S
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:551 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/551/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/551
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3250-3.pdf

Research article
A randomized controlled trial of directive and nondirective smoking cessation coaching through an employee quitline
Sumner W, Walker M, Highstein G, Fischer I, Yan Y, McQueen A, Fisher E
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:550 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/550/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/550
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3202-y.pdf

Research article
Workers’ perceptions of climate change related extreme heat exposure in South Australia: a cross-sectional survey
Xiang J, Hansen A, Pisaniello D, Bi P
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:549 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/549/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/549
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3241-4.pdf

Research article
Prevalence, barriers and factors associated with parental disclosure of their HIV positive status to children: a cross-sectional study in an urban clinic in Kampala, Uganda
Osingada C, Okuga M, Nabirye R, Sewankambo N, Nakanjako D
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:547 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/547/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/547
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3235-2.pdf

Research article
Overweight at four years of age in a Swedish birth cohort: influence of neighbourhood-level purchasing power
Roswall J, Almqvist-Tangen G, Holmén A, Alm B, Bergman S, Dahlgren J, Strömberg U
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:546 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/546/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/546
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3252-1.pdf

Research article
How does an integrated primary care approach for patients in deprived neighbourhoods impact utilization patterns? An explorative study
Kringos D, van den Broeke J, van der Lee A, Plochg T, Stronks K
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:545 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/545/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/545
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3246-z.pdf

Research article
Assessing health impacts of the December 2013 Ice storm in Ontario, Canada
Rajaram N, Hohenadel K, Gattoni L, Khan Y, Birk-Urovitz E, Li L, Schwartz B
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:544 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/544/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/544
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3214-7.pdf

Research article
Reductions in biomarkers of exposure, impacts on smoking urge and assessment of product use and tolerability in adult smokers following partial or complete substitution of cigarettes with electronic cigarettes
D’Ruiz C, Graff D, Robinson E
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:543 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/543/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/543
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3236-1.pdf

Research article
The association between social capital and loneliness in different age groups: a population-based study in Western Finland
Nyqvist F, Victor C, Forsman A, Cattan M
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:542 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/542/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/542
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3248-x.pdf

Research article
Provincial alcohol index and its relationship to alcohol-related harm in Thailand: implications for subnational alcohol policy development
Chaiyasong S, Thamarangsi T
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:541 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/541/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/541
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3217-4.pdf

Research article
Parental knowledge, attitudes and beliefs regarding fever in children: an interview study
Kelly M, Sahm L, Shiely F, O’Sullivan R, McGillicuddy A, McCarthy S
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:540 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/540/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/540
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3224-5.pdf

Research article
A qualitative evaluation of a novel intervention using insight into tobacco industry tactics to prevent the uptake of smoking in school-aged children
Taylor J, Taylor A, Lewis S, McNeill A, Britton J, Jones L, Bauld L, Parrott S, Wu Q, Szatkowski L, Bains M
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:539 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/539/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/539
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3205-8.pdf

Research article
Characterization of urinary cotinine in non-smoking residents in smoke-free homes in the Korean National Environmental Health Survey (KoNEHS)
Kim J, Lee K
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:538 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/538/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/538
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3212-9.pdf

Research article
Mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B: extent of knowledge of physicians and midwives in Eastern region of Ghana
Adjei C, Asamoah R, Atibila F, Ti-enkawol G, Ansah-Nyarko M
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:537 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/537/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/537
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3215-6.pdf

Study protocol
How social representations of sexually transmitted infections influence experiences of genito-urinary symptoms and care-seeking in Britain: mixed methods study protocol
Mapp F, Hickson F, Mercer C, Wellings K
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:548 (11 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/548/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/548
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3261-0.pdf

Research article
A cross-sectional study of psychological distress, burnout, and the associated risk factors in hospital pharmacists in Japan
Higuchi Y, Inagaki M, Koyama T, Kitamura Y, Sendo T, Fujimori M, Uchitomi Y, Yamada N
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:534 (8 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/534/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/534
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3208-5.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/27392676

Research article
Changes in sport and physical activity participation for adolescent females: a longitudinal study
Eime R, Harvey J, Sawyer N, Craike M, Symons C, Payne W
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:533 (8 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/533/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/533
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3203-x.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/27392570

Research article
Knowledge and use of unauthorized HIV self-test kits among men who have sex with men in Spain, following approval of an over-the-counter self-test in the U.S: a cross-sectional study
Koutentakis K, Rosales-Statkus M, Hoyos J, Fernández-Balbuena S, Ruiz M, Agustí C, de la Fuente L, Belza M, the Madrid HIV self-testing group
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:532 (8 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/532/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/532
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3204-9.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/27390840

Research article
Musculoskeletal pain and re-employment among unemployed job seekers: a three-year follow-up study
Nwaru C, Nygård C, Virtanen P
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:531 (8 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/531/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/531
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3200-0.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/27392125

Research article
Viewing alcohol warning advertising reduces urges to drink in young adults: an online experiment
Stautz K, Marteau TM
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:530 (8 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/530/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/530
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3192-9.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/27392025

Research article
Delayed entry into HIV care after diagnosis in two specialized care and treatment centres in Cameroon: the influence of CD4 count and WHO staging
Takah N, Awungafac G, Aminde L, Ali I, Ndasi J, Njukeng P
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:529 (8 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/529/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/529
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3258-8.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/27390926

Study protocol
Evaluating the effectiveness of a smartphone app to reduce excessive alcohol consumption: protocol for a factorial randomised control trial
Garnett C, Crane D, Michie S, West R, Brown J
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:536 (8 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/536/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/536
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3140-8.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/27392430

Research article
Economic interventions to improve population health: a scoping study of systematic reviews
Khan M, Guan B, Audimulam J, Cervero Liceras F, Coker R, Yoong J
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:528 (7 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/528/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/528
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3119-5.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/27386860

Research article
Process evaluation of the Walk Well study: a cluster-randomised controlled trial of a community based walking programme for adults with intellectual disabilities
Matthews L, Mitchell F, Stalker K, McConnachie A, Murray H, Melling C, Mutrie N, Melville C
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:527 (7 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/527/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/527
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3179-6.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/27387203

Research article
Obesity status trajectory groups among elementary school children
Chen T, Baranowski T, Moreno J, O’Connor T, Hughes S, Baranowski J, Woehler D, Kimbro R, Johnston C
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:526 (7 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/526/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/526
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3159-x.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/27387030

Research article
The health and well-being of men who have sex with men (MSM) in Britain: Evidence from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
Mercer C, Prah P, Field N, Tanton C, Macdowall W, Clifton S, Hughes G, Nardone A, Wellings K, Johnson A, Sonnenberg P
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:525 (7 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/525/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/525
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3149-z.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/27386950

Research article
Navigating HIV prevention policy and Islam in Malaysia: contention, compatibility or reconciliation? Findings from in-depth interviews among key stakeholders
Barmania S, Aljunid S
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:524 (7 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/524/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/524
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3247-y.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/27387326

Research article
Utilisation of health services and the poor: deconstructing wealth-based differences in facility-based delivery in the Philippines
Hodge A, Firth S, Bermejo R, Zeck W, Jimenez-Soto E
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:523 (6 July 2016)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/523/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/16/523
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12889-016-3148-0.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/27383189

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