Author Archives: BMC Public Health

Anticipating rotavirus vaccines ¿ a pre-vaccine assessment of incidence and economic burden of…

ABSTRACT Background: Libya introduced rotavirus vaccine in October 2013.

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Virtually impossible: limiting Australian children and adolescents daily screen based media use

Background: Paediatric recommendations to limit children’s and adolescents’ screen based media use (SBMU) to less than two hours per day appear to have gone unheeded.

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Socio-economic resources, young child feeding practices, consumption of highly processed snacks…

Background: Socio-economic resources may be associated with infant feeding in complex patterns in societies undergoing a nutrition transition.

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Program synergies and social relations: implications of integrating HIV testing and counselling…

Background: Women and children in sub-Saharan Africa bear a disproportionate burden of HIV/AIDS.

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Serum lipids in Brazilian children and adolescents: determining their reference intervals

Background: Demographic, geographic, environmental and genetic factors influence lipids.

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Prevalence and predictors of adolescents¿ cigarette smoking in Madinah, Saudi Arabia: a…

Background: Although the prevalence of adolescents?

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Stage of HIV presentation at initial clinic visit following a community-based HIV testing…

Background: The Kenyan Ministry of Health and partners implemented a community-based integrated prevention campaign (IPC) in Western Kenya in 2008.

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Prevalence of tuberculosis and treatment outcome among university students in Northwest…

Background: Universities tend to be highly congregate settings, both in the classroom and in residences, and thus provide special opportunities for large number of persons to be exposed to a person with tuberculosis (TB).

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The association between social position and self-rated health in 10 deprived neighbourhoods

Background: A number of studies have shown that poor self-rated health is more prevalent among people in poor, socially disadvantaged positions.

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Tuberculosis risk factors among tuberculosis patients in Kampala, Uganda: implications for…

Background: Slow decline in the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) has been observed in most high TB burden countries.

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A worksite intervention to reduce the cardiovascular risk: proposal of a study design easy to…

Background: Despite the substantial amount of knowledge on effectiveness of worksite health promotion (WHP) in reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, WHP programs are not systematically applied in Italy.

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Good practice characteristics of diet and physical activity interventions and policies: an…

Background: This umbrella review aimed at eliciting good practice characteristics of interventions and policies aiming at healthy diet, increasing physical activity, and lowering sedentary behaviors.

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"I don’t mind damaging my own body" A qualitative study of the factors that motivate…

Background: Although smoking prevalence in England has declined, one in five adults smoke.

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Workplace violence against homecare workers and its relationship with workers health outcomes:…

Background: Consumer-driven homecare models support aging and disabled individuals to live independently through the services of homecare workers.

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