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  1. Health interview and examination surveys provide valuable information for policy, practice and research purposes. Appropriate use of high-quality, representative and timely population data can indirectly help ...

    Authors: Katri Kilpeläinen, Päivikki Koponen, Hanna Tolonen, Seppo Koskinen, Katja Borodulin and Mika Gissler

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:48

    Content type: Research

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  2. Breastfeeding is considered as a protective factor against non-communicable diseases in infants and mothers. The first aim of this study was to assess the influence of ergonomic breastfeeding training on the i...

    Authors: Raha Afshariani, Marjan Kiani and Zahra Zamanian

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:47

    Content type: Research

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  3. Family planning is one of the four pillars of safe motherhood initiative to reduce maternal death in developing countries. Despite progress in contraceptive use, unmet needs are wide open and fertility remains...

    Authors: Masrie Getnet Abate and Amare Abera Tareke

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:46

    Content type: Research

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  4. Discrepancies among studies suggest that the relation between social adversity and sympathy for violent radicalization (SVR) is multifaceted and may differ according to social context. This paper examines the ...

    Authors: Cécile Rousseau, Ghayda Hassan, Diana Miconi, Vanessa Lecompte, Abdelwahed Mekki-Berrada, Habib El Hage and Youssef Oulhote

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:45

    Content type: Research

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  5. Several typologies and guidelines are available to address the methodological and practical considerations required in mental health research. However, few studies have actually attempted to systematically ide...

    Authors: Eric Badu, Anthony Paul O’Brien and Rebecca Mitchell

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:37

    Content type: Systematic review

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  6. Mid-Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) is an independent anthropometric measurement used to identify malnutrition in children. While much research has been dedicated to applying fixed estimates of MUAC to identify...

    Authors: Mikaela A. Miller, Kristen Mallory, Manolo Escobedo, Ana Cecilia Tarot and Susan Abdel-Rahman

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:44

    Content type: Research

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  7. So far knowledge about undocumented migrant health status is poor. The objective of this study is to compare patterns in causes of death between undocumented migrants and legal residents, of both migrant and n...

    Authors: Dirk Lafaut, Hadewijch Vandenheede, Johan Surkyn and Gily Coene

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:42

    Content type: Research

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  8. Arterial hypertension (HT) is common in the Russian adult population, with half of affected individuals inadequately controlled. Low adherence to medication seems likely to be a factor. We report a scoping rev...

    Authors: Elena Viktorovna Bochkareva, Ekaterina Kronidovna Butina, Irina Vitalievna Kim, Anna Vasilievna Kontsevaya, Oxana Mikhailovna Drapkina, David Leon and Martin McKee

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:43

    Content type: Research

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  9. More than 50% of Qatari adults are physically inactive. The workplace is an excellent environment to implement cost-effective, efficient behavioural physical activity (PA) interventions to increase PA. This st...

    Authors: Abdulla S. Al-Mohannadi, Suzan Sayegh, Izzeldin Ibrahim, Ahmad Salman and Abdulaziz Farooq

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:40

    Content type: Research

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  10. Immigration status and unemployment may intersect on the health outcomes of men and women. This study aimed to identify intersections between unemployment and immigration in inflammatory, metabolic and nutriti...

    Authors: Drissa Sia, Malgorzata Miszkurka, Malek Batal, Hélène Delisle and Maria Victoria Zunzunegui

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:41

    Content type: Research

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  11. The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends the screening of syphilis among populations highly exposed to HIV. However, data on the prevalence of syphilis in these populations are scarce in Togo. This study...

    Authors: Didier K. EKOUEVI, Alexandra M. BITTY-ANDERSON, Fifonsi A. GBEASOR-KOMLANVI, Yao R. KONU, Essèboè K. SEWU, Mounerou SALOU and Claver A. DAGNRA

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:39

    Content type: Research

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  12. The delivery method is one of the primary concerns of primiparous women. Today, due to the fear of delivery, the number of cesarean sections has increased significantly. Considering the importance of choosing ...

    Authors: Alireza Khatony, Ali Soroush, Bahare Andayeshgar, Neda Saedpanah and Alireza Abdi

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:38

    Content type: Research

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  13. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a major public health problem and threat to maternal and child health in Africa. No prior review has been conducted in Africa using the updated GDM diagnostic criteria. T...

    Authors: Achenef Asmamaw Muche, Oladapo O. Olayemi and Yigzaw Kebede Gete

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:36

    Content type: Systematic review

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  14. A detailed appraisal is provided of the most recent (December 2013) assessment of the safety and/or toxicity of the artificial sweetener aspartame by the European Food Safety Authority’s Panel on Food Additive...

    Authors: Erik Paul Millstone and Elisabeth Dawson

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:34

    Content type: Research

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  15. In Ethiopia individual report indicated nearly 30% of incident cases of tuberculosis remained undiagnosed. Therefore, this systematic review and meta-analysis was aimed to determine the pooled prevalence rate ...

    Authors: Balew Arega, Kelemu Tilahun, Abraham Minda, Asnake Agunie and Getachew Mengistu

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:33

    Content type: Systematic review

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  16. Hospital antimicrobial stewardship programs are especially critical in countries such as the Philippines, where antibiotic resistant infections are highly prevalent. At the study institution in Manila, Philipp...

    Authors: Kaitlin F. Mitchell, Nasia Safdar and Cybele L. Abad

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:31

    Content type: Research

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  17. Anemia is the leading public health problem among pregnant women worldwide. Iron-Folic Acid (IFA) supplementation is the strategy to control pregnancy induced anemia, but its adherence status was not well stud...

    Authors: Missa Tarekegn, Mamo Wubshet, Azeb Atenafu, Terefe Derso and Abere Woretaw

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:30

    Content type: Research

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  18. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, intended for young women aged 11–14 years old, has been introduced in Switzerland in 2007. Ten years after its introduction, only a few studies have explored the reasons...

    Authors: Mona Amadane, Charlotte de Pree, Manuela Viviano, Pierre Vassilakos, Emilien Jeannot and Patrick Petignat

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:29

    Content type: Research

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  19. There is currently a societal debate in Germany concerning the interest to introduce a comprehensive and simplified nutritional information label on foods. Consumer associations and some manufacturers are supp...

    Authors: Fabien Szabo de Edelenyi, Manon Egnell, Pilar Galan, Nathalie Druesne-Pecollo, Serge Hercberg and Chantal Julia

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:28

    Content type: Research

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  20. Physical activity is crucial for public health; worldwide, across all age groups, exercise has been recognised as a factor that leads to improved health. However, many people do not engage in regular physical ...

    Authors: Irene Vestøl Stødle, Jonas Debesay, Zada Pajalic, Inger Marie Lid and Astrid Bergland

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:26

    Content type: Research

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  21. Sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) is a major public health problem and a violation of human rights. Refugees, asylum seekers and migrants are exposed to a constant risk for both victimization and perpetr...

    Authors: Charlotte Oliveira, Maria do Rosário Oliveira Martins, Sónia Dias and Ines Keygnaert

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:27

    Content type: Research

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  22. Go! Austin/Vamos! Austin (GAVA) is a coalition-led health initiative that targets low-income communities with disparities in access to healthy food and physical activity. The purpose of this initiative was to inc...

    Authors: Alexandra van den Berg, Aida Nielsen, Nika Akhavan, Carmen Llanes Pulido, Semonti Basu, Aliya Hussaini, Christine Jovanovic, Kathryn Janda, Laurence Denis and Nalini Ranjit

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:25

    Content type: Research

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  23. The impact of unconditional cash transfers on child malnutrition and its determinants remains poorly understood. The aim of this study was evaluate the impact of an unconditional child cash grant on children’s...

    Authors: Andre M. N. Renzaho, Wen Chen, Sanjay Rijal, Pradiumna Dahal, Ingrid R. Chikazaza, Thakur Dhakal and Stanley Chitekwe

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:24

    Content type: Research

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  24. Education is vital to increasing knowledge, improving prevention and self-care practices for hypertension in older adults. This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of a health education intervention in ...

    Authors: Eyuche L. Ozoemena, Cylia N. Iweama, Olaoluwa S. Agbaje, Prince C. I. Umoke, Osmond C. Ene, Perpetua C. Ofili, Benedicta N. Agu, Charity U. Orisa, Michael Agu and Enejoh Anthony

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:23

    Content type: Research

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  25. Discrete choice experiment (DCE) is a quantitative technique which helps determine preferences from a definite set of choices. DCEs have been widely used to inform health services in high-income country settin...

    Authors: Marwa Abdel-All, Blake Angell, Stephen Jan, D. Praveen and Rohina Joshi

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:20

    Content type: Methodology

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  26. No data exist in the published literature on burnout in physicians from Central Asia. The aim of this analysis was to assess burnout prevalence in doctors and nurses of a cardiological hospital in Almaty, Kaza...

    Authors: Denis Vinnikov, Anar Dushpanova, Almat Kodasbaev, Zhanna Romanova, Aizhan Almukhanova, Zhangir Tulekov, Esbol Toleu and Gainel Ussatayeva

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:13

    Content type: Research

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  27. Between 2014 and 2015 a second National Food Consumption Survey was conducted in Belgium in order to evaluate the habitual food consumption in the general Belgian population and to compare it with food-based d...

    Authors: Sarah Bel, Karin A. A. De Ridder, Thérésa Lebacq, Cloë Ost, Eveline Teppers, Koenraad Cuypers and Jean Tafforeau

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:14

    Content type: Research

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  28. As a multi-faceted concept, health literacy concerns the capacities of people to meet the complex demands of health in a modern society, starting with basic skills and ending with active citizenship. The impor...

    Authors: Alexander Roediger, Kaisa Immonen-Charalambous, Markus Kujawa and Kristine Sørensen

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:17

    Content type: Commentary

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  29. We would like to thank the authors Jovana Dodos et al., for the article “Individual and household risk factors of severe acute malnutrition among underfive children in Mao, Chad: a matched casecontrol study”.

    Authors: Sunanda Gupta and Kiran Goswami

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:19

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Archives of Public Health 2018 76:35

  30. We would like to thank the authors Sunanda Gupta and Kiran Goswami for their interest in our article “Individual and household risk factors of severe acute malnutrition among under-five children in Mao, Chad: ...

    Authors: Jovana Dodos, Chiara Altare and Mathias Altmann

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:18

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Archives of Public Health 2018 76:35

  31. Regular physical activity decreases the risk for numerous non-communicable diseases. The World Health Organization has suggested physical activity (PA) guidelines that, based on previous research, would provid...

    Authors: Djiwo Weenas, Theun Pieter van Tienoven, Julie Verbeylen, Joeri Minnen and Ignace Glorieux

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:16

    Content type: Research

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  32. The improvements in cancer control led to an increase in the number of cancer survivors, notably, in the working age population (16–64 years). There is a strong need to assess and understand their reintegratio...

    Authors: Régine L. Kiasuwa-Mbengi, Victoria Nyaga, Renée Otter, Christophe de Brouwer and Catherine Bouland

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:15

    Content type: Study protocol

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  33. Self-evaluations of mental health problems may be a useful complement to diagnostic assessment, but are less frequently used. This study investigated the prevalence of self-evaluated current and lifetime anxie...

    Authors: Tore Bonsaksen, Trond Heir, Øivind Ekeberg, Tine K. Grimholt, Anners Lerdal, Laila Skogstad and Inger Schou-Bredal

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:10

    Content type: Research

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  34. Prior studies have identified a decrease in ischaemic heart disease mortality during the recent economic recession. The Spanish population was severely affected by the Great Recession, however, there is little...

    Authors: Xavier Bartoll, Mercè Gotsens, Marc Marí-Dell’Olmo, Laia Palència, Montse Calvo, Santiago Esnaola and Carme Borrell

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:12

    Content type: Research

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  35. Unmet need for family planning is high (30%) in Ghana. Reducing unmet need for family planning will reduce the high levels of unintended pregnancies, unsafe abortions, maternal and neonatal morbidity and morta...

    Authors: Chris Guure, Ernest Tei Maya, Samuel Dery, Baaba da-Costa Vrom, Refah M. Alotaibi, Hoda Ragab Rezk and Alfred Yawson

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:11

    Content type: Research

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  36. National monitoring of school-aged physical activity (PA) behaviours is necessary to inform policy makers. The Finnish School-aged Physical Activity (FSPA – LIITU in Finnish) is a physical activity monitoring ...

    Authors: Kwok Ng, Riikka Hämylä, Jorma Tynjälä, Jari Villberg, Tuija Tammelin, Lasse Kannas and Sami Kokko

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:9

    Content type: Research

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  37. Access to trusted health information has contribution to improve maternal and child health outcomes. However, limited research to date has explored the perceptions of communities regarding credible messenger a...

    Authors: Shifera Asfaw, Sudhakar Morankar, Muluemebet Abera, Abebe Mamo, Lakew Abebe, Nicole Bergen, Manisha A. Kulkarni and Ronald Labonté

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:8

    Content type: Research

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  38. Reducing socio-economic health inequalities is a public health priority, necessitating careful monitoring that should take into account changes in the population composition. We analyzed the evolution of educa...

    Authors: Françoise Renard, Brecht Devleesschauwer, Herman Van Oyen, Sylvie Gadeyne and Patrick Deboosere

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:6

    Content type: Research

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  39. Adequate consumption of fruits and vegetables has protective benefits against development of coronary heart disease, hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. However, approximately 2.7 million d...

    Authors: Steven Ndugwa Kabwama, Silver K. Bahendeka, Ronald Wesonga, Gerald Mutungi and David Guwatudde

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:4

    Content type: Research

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  40. Universal health coverage (UHC) assures all types of health service and protects all citizens financially in any conditions due to illness. Globally, the UN sustainable development goal (SDG) provides high pri...

    Authors: Chhabi Lal Ranabhat, Chun-Bae Kim, Ajanta Singh, Devaraj Acharya, Krishna Pathak, Basundhara Sharma and Shiva Raj Mishra

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:5

    Content type: Systematic review

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  41. Unhealthy dietary behaviors have progressively increased the prevalence of diabetes mellitus. Thus, assessing such behaviors and their associated beliefs by valid measurement tools seems essential. This study ...

    Authors: Fataneh Goodarzi, Marzieh Araban, Ahmad Ali Eslami and Fereshteh Zamani-Alavijeh

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:3

    Content type: Research

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  42. This study aimed 1) to assess whether the contribution of chronic conditions to disability varies according to the educational attainment, 2) to disentangle the contributions of the prevalence and of the disab...

    Authors: Clémence Palazzo, Renata T. C. Yokota, Jean Tafforeau, Jean-François Ravaud, Emmanuelle Cambois, Serge Poiraudeau, Herman Van Oyen and Wilma J. Nusselder

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:2

    Content type: Research

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  43. Postnatal depression (PND) and anxiety (PNA) among women are prevalent and impairing health problems, with adverse outcomes for mothers and their infants. This study assessed the prevalence of depression, anxi...

    Authors: Olaoluwa S. Agbaje, Joy I. Anyanwu, Prince I. C. Umoke, Tochi E. Iwuagwu, Cylia N. Iweama, Eyuche L. Ozoemena and Ijeoma R. Nnaji

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:1

    Content type: Research

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  44. Mother to child transmission of HIV (MTCT) still remains a challenge affecting many countries. Globally, an estimated 150,000 children were newly infected with HIV in 2015, over 90% of them in Sub-Saharan Afri...

    Authors: Brian Muyunda, Paul Mee, Jim Todd, Patrick Musonda and Charles Michelo

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:80

    Content type: Research

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  45. In the prevailing economic perspective, health is viewed as a type of capital stock that yields ‘healthy days’ in human society. However, evaluations of this health capital stock are still limited to specific ...

    Authors: Isma Addi Jumbri, Shinya Ikeda and Shunsuke Managi

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:81

    Content type: Research

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