Background: The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) was used to ascertain whether increases in inadequate sleep differentially affected black and white Americans.
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Background: The burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and CVD risk conditions is rapidly increasing in low- and middle-income countries, where health systems are generally ill-equipped to manage chronic disease.
Background: Namibia’s HIV prevalence is 13.3 %.
Background: Maintaining neuromotor fitness across the life course is imperative.
Background: In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), the rising prevalence of overweight, obesity and non-communicable diseases co-exists with the high burden of under-nutrition.
Background: Attempted or non-fatal self-poisoning is common in Sri Lanka.
Background: Sedentary behavior is associated with poor well-being in youth with adverse trajectories spanning to adulthood.
Background: In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, breast cancer (BC) usually presents at advanced stages and more frequently in young pre-menopausal women in comparison to western countries.
Background: Although influenza vaccination is recommended during pregnancy as standard of care, limited surveillance data are available for monitoring uptake.
Background: The Millennium Development Goal No 4 (MDG 4) requires countries to scale up interventions addressing malnutrition and other immediate determinants of burden of disease among children to reduce child mortality by two thirds by 2015, which is this year.
Background: Community development is a health promotion approach identified as having great potential to improve Indigenous health, because of its potential for extensive community participation.
Background: It is possible that some people who quit smoking experience improved mental health after cessation and therefore remain abstinent, whereas other people who quit may experience worse mental health after cessation and therefore be more likely to relapse to smoking.