Author Archives: BMC Public Health

The unbuilt environment: culture moderates the built environment for physical activity

While research has demonstrated a link between the built environment and obesity, much variation remains unexplained.

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Urban-rural differences in the prevalence of non-communicable diseases risk factors among…

Recent societal and political reforms in Myanmar may upturn the socio-economy and, thus, contribute to the country’s health transition.

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The response to receiving phenotypic and genetic coronary heart disease risk scores and…

Individuals routinely receive information about their risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) based on traditional risk factors as part of their primary care.

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Intra-individual variability in day-to-day and month-to-month measurements of physical activity…

Accelerometers can obtain precise measurements of movements during the day.

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Risk of Zika virus transmission in the Euro-Mediterranean area and the added value of building…

In the alarming context of risk of Zika virus (ZIKV) transmission in the Euro-Mediterranean area, there is a need to examine whether capacities to detect, diagnose and notify ZIKV infections in the region are …

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Decreasing prevalence of no known major risk factors for cardiovascular disease among…

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in Mississippi.

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Are distinctive risk indicators associated with different stages of caries in children? A…

Actual caries figures emphasize the need to identify the risk indicators involved in the disease’s development.

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Prevalence and co-occurrence of compulsive buying, problematic Internet and mobile phone use in…

Until now, most research in the prevalence of compulsive buying (CB) has been developed from samples in western developed countries, this study aimed to estimate the prevalence and co-morbidities of CB, proble…

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Evaluating the implementation process of a participatory organizational level occupational…

The importance of process evaluations in examining how and why interventions are (un) successful is increasingly recognized.

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Decomposing socioeconomic inequalities in depressive symptoms among the elderly in China

Accelerated population ageing brings about unprecedented challenges to the health system in China.

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Public awareness of the link between alcohol and cancer in England in 2015: a population-based…

Public knowledge of the association between alcohol and cancer is reported to be low.

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Effect of a participatory organizational-level occupational health intervention on job…

We examined whether the implementation of a participatory organizational-level intervention aiming to improve the working environment with a focus on the core task at work, increased job satisfaction and reduc…

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Clinical determinants of the severity of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS): a systematic…

While the risk of severe complications of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and its determinants have been explored in previous studies, a systematic analysis of published articles with different designs…

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Research protocol for a digital intervention to reduce stigma among males with a personal…

Australian farming communities have up to twice the suicide rate of the general population.

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