Author Archives: BMC Public Health

The singular epidemiology of HPV infection among French Guianese women with normal cytology

In French Guiana, cervical cancer is the second most frequent cancer in females.

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Improving the provision of services to young people from refugee backgrounds with comorbid…

South Australia (SA) has resettled 151,134 refugees in the last ten years (Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Settlement reporting facility, 2014).

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The impact of non-response bias due to sampling in public health studies: A comparison of…

In public health monitoring of young people it is critical to understand the effects of selective non-response, in particular when a controversial topic is involved like substance abuse or sexual behaviour.

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Leisure sedentary time is differentially associated with hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and…

Sedentary behavior is considered an independent cause of cardio-metabolic diseases, regardless of physical activity level and obesity.

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Exploring community participation in project design: application of the community conversation…

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has adopted an approach entitled Community Conversation (CC) to improve community engagement in addressing health challenges.

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A tailored online safety and health intervention for women experiencing intimate partner…

Intimate partner violence (IPV) threatens the safety and health of women worldwide.

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Temporal distribution of gastroenteritis viruses in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: seasonality of…

Acute gastroenteritis is one of the most common diseases among children and adults, and continues to cause a major problem of public health in Burkina Faso.

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Association of physical activity on body composition, cardiometabolic risk factors, and…

Data regarding associations among physical activity (PA) level, body composition, and prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in Asian populations are rare.

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Association between V̇O2max, handgrip strength, and musculoskeletal pain among construction…

Construction and health care workers have a high prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders, and they are assumed to have physically demanding jobs.

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Estimates of hospitalization attributable to influenza and RSV in the US during 1997–2009, by…

Estimates of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) burden must be periodically updated to inform public health strategies.

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The prevalence and factors associated for anti-tuberculosis treatment non-adherence among…

Evidence exists pointing out how non-adherence to treatment remains a major hurdle to efficient tuberculosis control in developing countries.

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Views of Somali women and men on the use of faith-based messages promoting breast and cervical…

Screening rates for breast and cervical cancer for Muslim women in the United States are low, particularly for first-generation immigrants.

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Erratum to: Depicted serving size: cereal packaging pictures exaggerate serving sizes and…

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Perceptions of community-based field workers on the effect of a longitudinal biomedical…

Researchers involved in biomedical community-based projects rarely seek the perspectives of community fieldworkers, who are the ‘foot soldiers’ in such projects.

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