Author Archives: BMC Public Health

Delivery of alcohol brief interventions in community-based youth work settings: exploring…

Alcohol Brief Interventions (ABIs) are increasingly being delivered in community-based youth work settings.

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Development and effectiveness of a mobile phone application conducting health behavioral…

Behavioral intervention is a key approach to HIV prevention among men who have sex with men (MSM).

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Risk of low birth weight on adulthood hypertension – evidence from a tertiary care hospital in…

Although low birth weight (LBW) is common in South Asian region there are not many studies being done to evaluate LBW and adulthood hypertension association in this region, including in Sri Lanka.

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Prevalence of helicobacter pylori infection among children living in a rural setting in…

Helicobacter pylori infection affects more than half of the world’s population.

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Migrant workers in Italy: an analysis of injury risk taking into account occupational…

Migrants resident in Italy exceeded 5 million in 2015, representing 8.2% of the resident population.

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Strengthening the role of Community Health Representatives in the Navajo Nation

Strengthening Community Health Worker systems has been recognized to improve access to chronic disease prevention and management efforts in low-resource communities.

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Strategies to improve engagement of ‘hard to reach’ older people in research on health…

This systematic review aimed to identify facilitators, barriers and strategies for engaging ‘hard to reach’ older people in research on health promotion; the oldest old (≥80 years), older people from black and…

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Household food insecurity is associated with abdominal but not general obesity among Iranian…

Childhood obesity is increasing all over the world.

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Gender differences in walking (for leisure, transport and in total) across adult life: a…

The aim of this systematic review was to examine gender differences in walking for leisure, transport and in total in adults living in high-income countries, and to assess whether gender differences in walking…

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Network analysis of global tobacco control collaboration: data from the World Conference on…

The World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) is held every three years to foster communication and collaboration on global tobacco control.

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Prenatal determinants of physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness in adolescence –…

Lower levels of physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness are key risk factors of chronic adult diseases.

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Relation between metabolic syndrome and body compositions among Chinese adolescents and adults…

Few nationally representative surveys regarding body composition and metabolic syndrome (MetS) have been done in a large-scale representative Chinese population to explore the prediction of body composition in…

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Context matters! sources of variability in weekend physical activity among families: a repeated…

Family involvement is an essential component of effective physical activity (PA) interventions in children.

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Erratum to: Trends in HIV counseling and testing uptake among married individuals in Rakai,…

Continue reading –  Erratum to: Trends in HIV counseling and testing uptake among married individuals in Rakai,…

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