February 3, 2017

Latest Article Alert from BMC Public Health

The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 17-Dec-2016 and 01-Feb-2017

Research article
The unhealthy food environment does not modify the association between obesity and participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in Los Angeles County
Chaparro M, Harrison G, Wang M, Seto E, Pebley A
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:81 (14 January 2017)
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Research article
Reducing sedentary time in adults at risk of type 2 diabetes: process evaluation of the STAND (Sedentary Time ANd Diabetes) RCT
Biddle S, Edwardson C, Gorely T, Wilmot E, Yates T, Nimmo M, Khunti K, Davies M
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:80 (14 January 2017)
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Research article
Innovation contests to promote sexual health in china: a qualitative evaluation
Zhang W, Schaffer D, Tso L, Tang S, Tang W, Huang S, Yang B, Tucker J
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:78 (14 January 2017)
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Study protocol
A 3-Arm randomised controlled trial of Communicating Healthy Beginnings Advice by Telephone (CHAT) to mothers with infants to prevent childhood obesity
Wen L, Rissel C, Baur L, Hayes A, Xu H, Whelan A, Hua M, Shaw M, Phongsavan P
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:79 (14 January 2017)
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Research article
Evaluation of the Good Start Program: a healthy eating and physical activity intervention for Maori and Pacific Islander children living in Queensland, Australia
Mihrshahi S, Vaughan L, Fa’avale N, De Silva Weliange S, Manu-Sione I, Schubert L
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:77 (13 January 2017)
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Research article
An audit of the quality of online immunisation information available to Australian parents
Wiley K, Steffens M, Berry N, Leask J
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:76 (13 January 2017)
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Research article
Stochastic agent-based modeling of tuberculosis in Canadian Indigenous communities
Tuite A, Gallant V, Randell E, Bourgeois A, Greer A
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:73 (13 January 2017)
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Research article
Socioeconomic inequality of overweight and obesity of the elderly in Iran: Bushehr Elderly Health (BEH) Program
Raeisi A, Mehboudi M, Darabi H, Nabipour I, Larijani B, Mehrdad N, Heshmat R, Shafiee G, Sharifi F, Ostovar A
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:72 (13 January 2017)
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Research article
The prevalence trend of metabolic syndrome and its components and risk factors in Korean adults: results from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2008–2013
Tran B, Jeong B, Oh J
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:71 (13 January 2017)
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Research article
The social determinants of tuberculosis treatment adherence in a remote region of Papua New Guinea
Diefenbach-Elstob T, Plummer D, Dowi R, Wamagi S, Gula B, Siwaeya K, Pelowa D, Siba P, Warner J
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:70 (13 January 2017)
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Research article
The role of birthplace and educational attainment on induced abortion inequalities
González-Rábago Y, Rodriguez-Alvarez E, Borrell L, Martín U
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:69 (13 January 2017)
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Study protocol
Evaluating a multicomponent social behaviour change communication strategy to reduce intimate partner violence among married couples: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial in Nepal
Clark C, Spencer R, Shrestha B, Ferguson G, Oakes J, Gupta J
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:75 (13 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3909-9#Abs1
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Study protocol
A randomized-controlled trial focusing on socio-economic status for promoting vegetable intake among adults using a web-based nutrition intervention programme: study protocol
Nakamura S, Inayama T, Arao T
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:74 (13 January 2017)
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Research article
What do we know about the effects of exposure to ‘Low alcohol’ and equivalent product labelling on the amounts of alcohol, food and tobacco people select and consume? A systematic review
Shemilt I, Hendry V, Marteau T
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:29 (12 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3956-2#Abs1
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Research article
Determinants of quality of shared sanitation facilities in informal settlements: case study of Kisumu, Kenya
Simiyu S, Swilling M, Cairncross S, Rheingans R
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:68 (11 January 2017)
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Research article
Cumulative exposure to shift work and sickness absence: associations in a five-year historic cohort
van Drongelen A, Boot C, Hlobil H, van der Beek A, Smid T
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:67 (11 January 2017)
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Research article
Spatiotemporal epidemic characteristics and risk factor analysis of malaria in Yunnan Province, China
Yang D, Xu C, Wang J, Zhao Y
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:66 (11 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3994-9#Abs1
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Research article
A possible dose–response association between distance to farmers’ markets and roadside produce stands, frequency of shopping, fruit and vegetable consumption, and body mass index among customers in the Southern United States
Jilcott Pitts S, Hinkley J, Wu Q, McGuirt J, Lyonnais M, Rafferty A, Whitt O, Winterbauer N, Phillips L
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:65 (11 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3943-7#Abs1
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Research article
Prevalence and factors associated with hypertension in Burkina Faso: a countrywide cross-sectional study
Soubeiga J, Millogo T, Bicaba B, Doulougou B, Kouanda S
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:64 (11 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3926-8#Abs1
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Research article
Cause of neonatal deaths in Northern Ethiopia: a prospective cohort study
Mengesha H, Sahle B
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:62 (11 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3979-8#Abs1
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Research article
The prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in a farm worker community in the Boland district, South Africa
Kruger M, Nell T
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:61 (11 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3973-1#Abs1
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Research article
Local mandate improves equity of paid sick leave coverage: Seattle’s experience
Romich J
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:60 (11 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3925-9#Abs1
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Research article
Physical activity levels and associated socio-demographic factors in Bangladeshi adults: a cross-sectional study
Moniruzzaman M, Ahmed M, Zaman M
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:59 (11 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-4003-z#Abs1
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Study protocol
Using nudging and social marketing techniques to create healthy worksite cafeterias in the Netherlands: intervention development and study design
Velema E, Vyth E, Steenhuis I
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:63 (11 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3927-7#Abs1
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Research article
Multiple lifestyle behaviours and mortality, findings from a large population-based Norwegian cohort study - The HUNT Study
Krokstad S, Ding D, Grunseit A, Sund E, Holmen T, Rangul V, Bauman A
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:58 (10 January 2017)
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Research article
Nutritional status among primary school children in rural Sri Lanka; a public health challenge for a country with high child health standards
Naotunna N, Dayarathna M, Maheshi H, Amarasinghe G, Kithmini V, Rathnayaka M, Premachandra L, Premarathna N, Rajasinghe P, Wijewardana G, Agampodi T, Agampodi S
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:57 (10 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-4001-1#Abs1
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Research article
Psychological, social, and mechanical work exposures and disability retirement: a prospective registry study
Emberland J, Nielsen M, Knardahl S
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:56 (10 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3921-0#Abs1
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Research article
Alcohol management plans in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) Australian communities in Queensland: community residents have experienced favourable impacts but also suffered unfavourable ones
Clough A, Margolis S, Miller A, Shakeshaft A, Doran C, McDermott R, Sanson-Fisher R, Ypinazar V, Martin D, Robertson J, Fitts M, Bird K, Honorato B, Towle S, West C
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:55 (10 January 2017)
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Research article
Lifestyle behaviours associated with 5-year weight gain in a prospective cohort of Australian adults aged 26-36 years at baseline
Smith K, Gall S, McNaughton S, Cleland V, Otahal P, Dwyer T, Venn A
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:54 (10 January 2017)
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Research article
Factors associated with infant mortality in Nepal: a comparative analysis of Nepal demographic and health surveys (NDHS) 2006 and 2011
Lamichhane R, Zhao Y, Paudel S, Adewuyi E
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:53 (10 January 2017)
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Research article
Short- and long-term effectiveness of a three-month individualized need-supportive physical activity counseling intervention at the workplace
Arrogi A, Schotte A, Bogaerts A, Boen F, Seghers J
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:52 (9 January 2017)
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Research article
Factors affecting evidence-use in food policy-making processes in health and agriculture in Fiji
Waqa G, Bell C, Snowdon W, Moodie M
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:51 (9 January 2017)
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Research article
A cost-analysis of complex workplace nutrition education and environmental dietary modification interventions
Fitzgerald S, Kirby A, Murphy A, Geaney F, Perry I
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:49 (9 January 2017)
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Study protocol
Methods and design of a 10-week multi-component family meals intervention: a two group quasi-experimental effectiveness trial
Rogers C, Anderson S, Dollahite J, Hill T, Holloman C, Miller C, Pratt K, Gunther C
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:50 (9 January 2017)
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Study protocol
Effectiveness of the YourCall™ text message intervention to reduce harmful drinking in patients discharged from trauma wards: protocol for a randomised controlled trial
Ameratunga S, Kool B, Sharpe S, Reid P, Lee A, Civil I, Smith G, Thornton V, Walker M, Whittaker R
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:48 (9 January 2017)
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Research article
A comparative assessment of major international disasters: the need for exposure assessment, systematic emergency preparedness, and lifetime health care
Lucchini R, Hashim D, Acquilla S, Basanets A, Bertazzi P, Bushmanov A, Crane M, Harrison D, Holden W, Landrigan P, Luft B, Mocarelli P, Mazitova N, Melius J, Moline J, Mori K, Prezant D, Reibman J, Reissman D, Stazharau A, Takahashi K, Udasin I, Todd A
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:46 (7 January 2017)
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Research article
Disposal practices of unused and expired pharmaceuticals among general public in Kabul
Bashaar M, Thawani V, Hassali M, Saleem F
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:45 (7 January 2017)
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Research article
Poor dietary diversity, wealth status and use of un-iodized salt are associated with goiter among school children: a cross-sectional study in Ethiopia
Abebe Z, Gebeye E, Tariku A
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:44 (7 January 2017)
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Research article
Metabolic syndrome and depressive symptoms among rural Northeast general population in China
Yu S, Yang H, Guo X, Zheng L, Sun Y
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:43 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
Indoor and outdoor PM
10 levels at schools located near mine dumps in Gauteng and North West Provinces, South Africa
Nkosi V, Wichmann J, Voyi K
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:42 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
Evaluating the effectiveness of an empowerment program for self-care in type 2 diabetes: a cluster randomized trial
Cortez D, Macedo M, Souza D, dos Santos J, Afonso G, Reis I, Torres H
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:41 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
Food safety knowledge, attitudes and practices of institutional food-handlers in Ghana
Akabanda F, Hlortsi E, Owusu-Kwarteng J
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:40 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
Body image satisfaction and weight concerns among a Mediterranean adult population
Bibiloni M, Coll J, Pich J, Pons A, Tur J
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:39 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
Risk factors for mortality in TB patients: a 10-year electronic record review in a South African province
Heunis J, Kigozi N, Chikobvu P, Botha S, van Rensburg H
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:38 (6 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3972-2#Abs1
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Research article
Demographic profile and pattern of fatal injuries in Nairobi, Kenya, January–June 2014
Gathecha G, Githinji W, Maina A
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:34 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
Cardiovascular disease risk factors in a Nigerian population with impaired fasting blood glucose level and diabetes mellitus
Oguoma V, Nwose E, Ulasi I, Akintunde A, Chukwukelu E, Bwititi P, Richards R, Skinner T
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:36 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
Will they lead by example? Assessment of vaccination rates and attitudes to human papilloma virus in millennial medical students
Afonso N, Kavanagh M, Swanberg S, Schulte J, Wunderlich T, Lucia V
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:35 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
The relationship between hours of sleep, screen time and frequency of food and drink consumption in Spain in the 2011 and 2013 ALADINO: a cross-sectional study
Pérez-Farinós N, Villar-Villalba C, López Sobaler A, Dal Re Saavedra M, Aparicio A, Santos Sanz S, Robledo de Dios T, Castrodeza-Sanz J, Ortega Anta R
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:33 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
Computerized alcohol screening identified more at-risk drinkers in a level 2 than a level 1 trauma center
Imani G, Barrios C, Anderson C, Hosseini Farahabadi M, Banimahd F, Chakravarthy B, Hoonpongsimanont W, McCoy C, Mercado G, Farivar B, Pham J, Lotfipour S
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:32 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
Development of the health literacy on social determinants of health questionnaire in Japanese adults
Matsumoto M, Nakayama K
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:30 (6 January 2017)
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Sun protection to improve vaccine effectiveness in children in a high ambient ultraviolet radiation and rural environment: an intervention study
Wright C, Albers P, Mathee A, Kunene Z, D’Este C, Swaminathan A, Lucas R
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:37 (6 January 2017)
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Study Protocol: The Norfolk Diabetes Prevention Study [NDPS]: a 46 month multi - centre, randomised, controlled parallel group trial of a lifestyle intervention [with or without additional support from lay lifestyle mentors with Type 2 diabetes] to prevent transition to Type 2 diabetes in high risk groups with non - diabetic hyperglycaemia, or impaired fasting glucose
Pascale M, Murray N, Bachmann M, Barton G, Clark A, Howe A, Greaves C, Sampson M
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:31 (6 January 2017)
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Study protocol for “MOVEdiabetes”: a trial to promote physical activity for adults with type 2 diabetes in primary health care in Oman
Alghafri T, Alharthi S, Al-Farsi Y, Craigie A, Mcleod M, Anderson A
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:28 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
Lifestyle factors associated with obesity in a cohort of males in the central province of Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional descriptive study
Jayawardana N, Jayalath W, Madhujith W, Ralapanawa U, Jayasekera R, Alagiyawanna S, Bandara A, Kalupahana N
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:27 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
A large and persistent outbreak of typhoid fever caused by consuming contaminated water and street-vended beverages: Kampala, Uganda, January – June 2015
Kabwama S, Bulage L, Nsubuga F, Pande G, Oguttu D, Mafigiri R, Kihembo C, Kwesiga B, Masiira B, Okullo A, Kajumbula H, Matovu J, Makumbi I, Wetaka M, Kasozi S, Kyazze S, Dahlke M, Hughes P, Sendagala J, Musenero M, Nabukenya I, Hill V, Mintz E, Routh J, Gómez G, Bicknese A, Zhu B
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:23 (5 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-4002-0#Abs1
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Research article
Collaboration between employers and occupational health service providers: a systematic review of key characteristics
Halonen J, Atkins S, Hakulinen H, Pesonen S, Uitti J
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:22 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
An objective and cross-sectional examination of sun-safe behaviours in New South Wales primary schools
Dudley D, Cotton W, Winslade M, Wright B, Jackson K, Brown A, Rock V
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:21 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Effects of a school-based intervention on active commuting to school and health-related fitness
Villa-González E, Ruiz J, Mendoza J, Chillón P
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:20 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Marijuana use and sex with multiple partners among lesbian, gay and bisexual youth: results from a national sample
Zhang X, Wu L
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:19 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Negotiating multisectoral evidence: a qualitative study of knowledge exchange at the intersection of transport and public health
Guell C, Mackett R, Ogilvie D
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:17 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Perceived barriers to achieving a healthy weight: a qualitative study using focus groups at public and private schools in Guatemala City
Madrigal L, Adams I, Chacon V, Barnoya J
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:16 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Short sickness absence and subsequent sickness absence due to mental disorders - a follow-up study among municipal employees
Sumanen H, Pietiläinen O, Lahelma E, Rahkonen O
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:15 (5 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3951-7#Abs1
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Research article
Working conditions and public health risks in slaughterhouses in western Kenya
Cook E, de Glanville W, Thomas L, Kariuki S, Bronsvoort B, Fèvre E
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:14 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Disposal of children’s stools and its association with childhood diarrhea in India
Bawankule R, Singh A, Kumar K, Pedgaonkar S
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:12 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
An evaluation of outdoor school environments to promote physical activity in Delhi, India
Tarun S, Arora M, Rawal T, Benjamin Neelon S
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:11 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Body weight status of school adolescents in Terengganu, Malaysia: a population baseline study
Ahmad A, Zulaily N, Abdul Manan N, Shahril M, Syed Saadun Tarek Wafa S, Mohd Amin R, Syed Abdullah E, Ahmed A
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:9 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Estimating direct effects of parental occupation on Spaniards’ health by birth cohort
Pinilla J, Lopez-Valcarcel B, Urbanos-Garrido R
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:26 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Misperception of weight status in the pacific: preliminary findings in rural and urban 11- to 16-year-olds of New Caledonia
Frayon S, Cherrier S, Cavaloc Y, Wattelez G, Touitou A, Zongo P, Yacef K, Caillaud C, Lerrant Y, Galy O
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:25 (5 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3982-0#Abs1
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Research article
Active travel to non-school destinations but not to school is associated with higher physical activity levels in an ethnically diverse sample of inner-city schoolchildren
Smith L, Aggio D, Hamer M
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:13 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Childhood temperament predictors of adolescent physical activity
Janssen JA, Kolacz J, Shanahan L, Gangel M, Calkins S, Keane S, Wideman L
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:8 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Addressing health inequities in Ontario, Canada: what solutions do the public support?
Kirst M, Shankardass K, Singhal S, Lofters A, Muntaner C, Quiñonez C
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:7 (5 January 2017)
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Study protocol
A mixed methods study to assess the effectiveness of food-based interventions to prevent stunting among children under-five years in Districts Thatta and Sujawal, Sindh Province, Pakistan: study protocol
Kureishy S, Khan G, Arrif S, Ashraf K, Cespedes A, Habib M, Hussain I, Ullah A, Turab A, Ahmed I, Zaidi S, Soofi S
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:24 (5 January 2017)
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The Norwegian Healthy Life Study: protocol for a pragmatic RCT with longitudinal follow-up on physical activity and diet for adults
Abildsnes E, Meland E, Mildestvedt T, Stea T, Berntsen S, Samdal G
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:18 (5 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3981-1#Abs1
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A PROgramme of Lifestyle Intervention in Families for Cardiovascular risk reduction (PROLIFIC Study): design and rationale of a family based randomized controlled trial in individuals with family history of premature coronary heart disease
Jeemon P, Harikrishnan S, Sanjay G, Sivasubramonian S, Lekha T, Padmanabhan S, Tandon N, Prabhakaran D
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:10 (5 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3928-6#Abs1
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Research article
Can psychosocial and socio-demographic questions help identify sexual risk among heterosexually-active women of reproductive age? Evidence from Britain’s third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
Edelman N, Cassell J, de Visser R, Prah P, Mercer C
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:5 (4 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3918-8#Abs1
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A cluster-randomised controlled trial to promote physical activity in adolescents: the Raising Awareness of Physical Activity (RAW-PA) Study
Ridgers N, Timperio A, Brown H, Ball K, Macfarlane S, Lai S, Richards K, Ngan W, Salmon J
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:6 (4 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3945-5#Abs1
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Research article
Effects of a mutual recovery intervention on mental health in depressed elderly community-dwelling adults: a pilot study
Wang C, Hua Y, Fu H, Cheng L, Qian W, Liu J, Crawford P, Dai J
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:4 (3 January 2017)
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Research article
Factors associated with male involvement in reproductive care in Bangladesh
Bishwajit G, Tang S, Yaya S, Ide S, Fu H, Wang M, He Z, Da F, Feng Z
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:3 (3 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3915-y#Abs1
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Research article
Effects on alcohol use of a Swedish school-based prevention program for early adolescents: a longitudinal study
Beckman L, Svensson M, Geidne S, Eriksson C
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:2 (3 January 2017)
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Research article
Identifying mechanisms for facilitating knowledge to action strategies targeting the built environment
Fazli G, Creatore M, Matheson F, Guilcher S, Kaufman-Shriqui V, Manson H, Johns A, Booth G
BMC Public Health 2017, 17:1 (3 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3954-4#Abs1
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Research article
What is the effectiveness of obesity related interventions at retail grocery stores and supermarkets? —a systematic review
Adam A, Jensen JD
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:1247 (28 December 2016)
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Study protocol
Resistance training program for fatigue management in the workplace: exercise protocol in a cluster randomized controlled trial
Santos H, Chiavegato L, Valentim D, da Silva P, Padula R
BMC Public Health 2016, 16:1218 (22 December 2016)
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