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  1. Content type: Research

    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

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  2. Content type: Systematic review

    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

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  3. Content type: Research

    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

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  4. Content type: Research

    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

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  5. Content type: Research

    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

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  6. Content type: Research

    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

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  7. Content type: Research

    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

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  8. Content type: Research

    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

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  9. Content type: Research

    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

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  10. Content type: Research

    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

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  11. Content type: Research

    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

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  12. Content type: Methodology

    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

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  13. Content type: Research

    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

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  14. Content type: Research

    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

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  15. Content type: Commentary

    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

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  16. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    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

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

  17. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    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

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

  18. Content type: Research

    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

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  19. Content type: Study protocol

    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

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  20. Content type: Research

    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

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  21. Content type: Research

    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

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  22. Content type: Research

    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

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  23. Content type: Research

    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

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  24. Content type: Research

    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

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  25. Content type: Research

    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

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  26. Content type: Research

    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

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  27. Content type: Systematic review

    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

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  28. Content type: Research

    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

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  29. Content type: Research

    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

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  30. Content type: Research

    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

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  31. Content type: Research

    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

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  32. Content type: Research

    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

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  33. Content type: Research

    Anemia is a global public health problem affecting both developing and developed countries. In Ethiopia, Adolescent girls are more vulnerable to anemia because of gender norms can leave girls disproportionatel...

    Authors: Kedir Abdela Gonete, Amare Tariku, Sintayehu Daba Wami and Terefe Derso

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:79

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  34. Content type: Research

    Malaria is still a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in many developing countries including Ethiopia. Its prevalence has been declining among Ethiopian adults, especially in Dembia district. However, it...

    Authors: Mesafint Fekadu, Melaku Kindie Yenit and Ayenew Molla Lakew

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:74

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  35. Content type: Methodology

    Measuring the true incidence of injury or medically attended injury is challenging. Population surveys, despite problems with recall and selection bias, remain the only source of information for injury inciden...

    Authors: Dritan Bejko, Maria Ruiz-Castell, Anna Schritz, Bjarne Laursen, Rupert Kisser, Wim Rogmans, Ronan A. Lyons, Huib Valkenberg, Samantha Turner, Robert Bauer, Gabrielle Ellsaesser and Nathalie de Rekeneire

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:76

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  36. Content type: Research

    Using mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) to identify severe acute malnutrition (SAM) tends to identify younger and stunted children compared to alternative anthropometric case-definitions. It has been asserted...

    Authors: Paul Binns and Mark Myatt

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:78

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  37. Content type: Research

    Despite increased economic growth and development, and existence of various policies and interventions aimed at improving food security and nutrition, majority of countries in sub-Saharan Africa have very high...

    Authors: Coretta M. P. Jonah, Winnie C. Sambu and Julian D. May

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:77

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  38. Content type: Research

    Data on viral hepatitis in South Africa is scarce. Although viral hepatitis A, B and C are notifiable conditions in South Africa, discrepancies have been noted in the number of viral hepatitis cases notified b...

    Authors: Eva D. Mathatha, Jack M. Manamela, Alfred Musekiwa and Nishi Prabdial-Sing

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:75

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  39. Content type: Research

    Human biomonitoring represents an important tool for health risk assessment, supporting the characterization of contaminant exposure and nutrient status. In communities where country foods (locally harvested f...

    Authors: Mylène Ratelle, Kelly Skinner, Matthew J. Laird, Shannon Majowicz, Danielle Brandow, Sara Packull-McCormick, Michèle Bouchard, Denis Dieme, Ken D. Stark, Juan Jose Aristizabal Henao, Rhona Hanning and Brian D. Laird

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:73

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  40. Content type: Study protocol

    Most European countries report rising numbers of people experiencing homelessness. For those with mental disorders, interventions are centered on achieving mental health and drug rehabilitation alongside housi...

    Authors: J. M. Petit, S. Loubiere, M. J. Vargas-Moniz, A. Tinland, F. Spinnewijn, R. M. Greenwood, M. Santinello, J. R. Wolf, A. Bokszczanin, R. Bernad, H. Kallmen, J. Ornelas and P. Auquier

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:71

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  41. Content type: Systematic review

    Due to the increase in the number of people with dementia, relatives often provide in-home care. This care constitutes a cornerstone of the healthcare system, and maintaining these caregivers’ well-being is th...

    Authors: Marie-Conception Leocadie, Marie-Hélène Roy and Monique Rothan-Tondeur

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:72

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  42. Content type: Research

    Childhood immunization is one of the most cost effective health interventions but its rate has been declining recently in Ghana. Information on immunization coverage and determinants is needed to improve immun...

    Authors: Anthony Wemakor, Gideon Kofi Helegbe, Alhassan Abdul-Mumin, Shadrack Amedoe, Jessica Adjoa Zoku and Ahimah Ivy Dufie

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:67

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  43. Content type: Research

    The prevention of healthcare associated infections is central to the provision of safe, high quality healthcare. Infections acquired in healthcare facilities are a major public health concern, contributing to ...

    Authors: Biniyam Sahiledengle Geberemariyam, Geroma Morka Donka and Berhanu Wordofa

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:69

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  44. Content type: Research

    Working mothers have a higher risk to terminate breastfeeding earlier than stay-at-home mothers. Researchers reported that support from the workplace by creating lactation facilities and develop supportive pro...

    Authors: Ray Wagiu Basrowi, Sudigdo Sastroasmoro, Astrid W Sulistomo, Saptawati Bardosono, Aryono Hendarto, Dewi S Soemarko, Ali Sungkar, Levina Chandra Khoe and Yvan Vandenplas

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:70

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  45. Content type: Research

    As previous studies suggest that the theory of planned behavior (TPB) is open to the inclusion of further predictors, identifying a number of additional background variables within the context of the TPB may h...

    Authors: Chung Gun Lee, Susan E Middlestadt, Dong-Chul Seo, Hsien-Chang Lin, Jonathan T Macy and Seiyeong Park

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:66

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