Author Archives: BMC Public Health

Systematic review and meta-analysis of the proportion of Campylobacter cases that develop…

Background: Understanding of chronic sequelae development after Campylobacter infection is limited.

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Predictors of onset of cannabis and other drug use in male young adults: results from a…

Background: The use of cannabis and other illegal drugs is particularly prevalent in male young adults and is associated with severe health problems.

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A qualitative examination of the impact of microgrants to promote physical activity among…

Background: Microgrants are a mechanism for providing funding to community organizations or groups to support health initiatives.

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Bicycling crash circumstances vary by route type: a cross-sectional analysis

Background: Widely varying crash circumstances have been reported for bicycling injuries, likely because of differing bicycling populations and environments.

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Khat chewing among Ethiopian University Students- a growing concern

Background: Khat has amphetamine like effect.

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Association between physical and mental health-related quality of life and adverse outcomes; a…

Background: Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is associated with adverse outcomes in disease-specific populations.

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Determinants of vaccination coverage and adherence to the Greek national immunization program…

Background: Childhood immunization has significantly reduced the incidence of vaccine preventable diseases.

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Contribution of respiratory tract infections to child deaths: a data linkage study

Background: Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are an important cause of death in children, and often contribute to the terminal decline in children with chronic conditions.

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Risk behaviors and sports facilities do not explain socioeconomic differences in childhood…

Background: To assess whether the relationship between neighborhood socioeconomic context of residence and childhood obesity is explained by family socioeconomic position, risk behaviors and availability of sports facilities.

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Gender variations in access, choice to use and cleaning of shared latrines; experiences from…

Background: Sanitation is one of the most intimate issues that affect women, especially in slums of developing countries.

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Prevalence and risk factors for cervical neoplasia: a cervical cancer screening program in…

Background: Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer and cause of cancer-related death for women worldwide.

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Differences in spousal influence on smoking cessation by gender and education among Japanese…

Background: Previous studies have reported that spousal non-smoking has a spillover effect on the partner’s cessation.

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Identifying key variables in African American adherence to colorectal cancer screening: the…

Background: This paper reports on an effort to identify a streamlined set of issues important for colorectal cancer communication and interventions with older African Americans.

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Role of respondents’ education as a mediator and moderator in the association between childhood…

Background: Most research assessing the effect of childhood socioeconomic status (CSES) on health in adulthood has focused on cause-specific mortality.

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