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  1. In Ethiopia, child wasting has remained a public health problem for a decade’s, suggesting the need to further monitoring of the problem. Hence, this study aimed at assessing the prevalence of wasting and asso...

    Authors: Amare Tariku, Gashaw Andargie Bikis, Haile Woldie, Molla Mesele Wassie and Abebaw Gebeyehu Worku

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:26

    Content type: Research

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  2. One of the main objectives of the Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme, at its establishment in 2003, was to ease financial burden of the full cost recovery policy, particularly on the poor. However, current...

    Authors: Akwasi Kumi-Kyereme, Hubert Amu and Eugene Kofuor Maafo Darteh

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:24

    Content type: Research

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  3. Despite the fact that breastfeeding promotes optimal health and growth for infants and young children, inappropriate feeding practice, such as prelacteal feeding increases the risk of neonatal death and illnes...

    Authors: Melaku Kindie Yenit, Haregewoyn Genetu and Amare Tariku

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:23

    Content type: Research

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  4. The adequacy of micronutrient intake is a public health concern, as both insufficient and excessive intake levels may result in adverse health effects. Data on dietary intake are needed to evaluate potential ...

    Authors: Isabelle Moyersoen, Stefaan Demarest, Karin De Ridder, Jean Tafforeau, Carl Lachat and John Van Camp

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:31

    Content type: Study protocol

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  5. Misuse of alcohol, including single risky occasion drinking (RSOD) is associated with a number of health, social and economic consequences. While research demonstrates that many factors contribute to individua...

    Authors: Ellen Rafferty, William Ian Andrew Bonner, Jillian Code, Keely McBride, Mustafa Andkhoie, Richa Tikoo, Stephanie McClean, Colleen Dell, Michael Szafron and Marwa Farag

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:22

    Content type: Research

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  6. Female Sex Workers (FSWs) are considered to be at high risk for transmission of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and are defined as a priority of the national HIV/AIDS response in the Republic of Congo (...

    Authors: Fabien Roch Niama, Nadia Claricelle Loukabou Bongolo, Pembe Issamou Mayengue, Franck Fortuné Mboussou, Edith Sophie Kombo Bayonne, Florian Michael Kouckodila Nzingoula, Louis Regis Dossou-Yovo, Igor Louzolo, Mandingha Kosso Etoka-Beka, Achile Lanzy, Irène Yameogo, Davy Louvouezo, Simon Charles Kobawila, Marie-Francke Puruhence and Henri Joseph Parra

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:21

    Content type: Research

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  7. In Ethiopia, child undernutrition remains to be a major public health challenge and a contributing factor for child mortality and morbidity. To reduce the problem, it is apparent to identify determinants of ch...

    Authors: Zewdie Aderaw Alemu, Ahmed Ali Ahmed, Alemayehu Worku Yalew, Belay Simanie Birhanu and Benjamin F. Zaitchik

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:27

    Content type: Research

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  8. We kindly thank the journal for the opportunity to respond to the recent comments made regarding our manuscript entitled “Acute mountain sickness among tourists visiting the high-altitude city of Lhasa, Tibet,...

    Authors: Gonggalanzi and Per Nafstad

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:20

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  9. In the aftermath of the 2008 Great Recession, youth unemployment rates in the Brussels Capital Region (BCR) increased. The aim of this study is firstly to investigate the evolution of the mental health gap bet...

    Authors: Kelly Huegaerts, Vanessa Puig-Barrachina and Christophe Vanroelen

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:19

    Content type: Research

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  10. Climate change is an urgent global issue and the food sector is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE). Here we study if a diet low in GHGE could be a nutritious diet compared to the Nordic Nut...

    Authors: Katarina Bälter, Camilla Sjörs, Arvid Sjölander, Christopher Gardner, Fredrik Hedenus and Annika Tillander

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:17

    Content type: Research

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  11. Tuberculosis remains to be a major public health problem among under developed world due to delay in detection and treatment of patients with active TB. In Ethiopia, tuberculosis has been recognized as a major...

    Authors: Tigist Mohammed, Kidist Daniel, Degefa Helamo and Taye Leta

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:16

    Content type: Research

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  12. In recent years multiple novel influenza A strains have emerged in humans. We reviewed publically available data to summarise epidemiological characteristics of distinct avian influenza viruses known to cause ...

    Authors: Chau Minh Bui, Abrar Ahmad Chughtai, Dillon Charles Adam and C. Raina MacIntyre

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:15

    Content type: Research

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  13. Tables are often overlooked by many readers of papers who tend to focus on the text. Good tables tell much of the story of a paper and give a richer insight into the details of the study participants and the m...

    Authors: Hazel Inskip, Georgia Ntani, Leo Westbury, Chiara Di Gravio, Stefania D’Angelo, Camille Parsons and Janis Baird

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:14

    Content type: Methodology

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  14. Immunization is considered one of the most cost effective public health interventions for reducing child morbidity, mortality and disability. The aim of this work is to describe the application of the Bottlene...

    Authors: A. E. Yawson, G. Bonsu, L. K. Senaya, A. O. Yawson, J. B. Eleeza, J. K. Awoonor-Williams, H. K. Banskota and E. E. A. Agongo

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:10

    Content type: Research

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  15. Functional somatic symptoms (FSS), or symptoms without a clear medical explanation are a considerable challenge for health care systems. There is no general consensus as to which symptoms should be regarded fu...

    Authors: Tapio Nummi, Pekka Virtanen, Päivi Leino-Arjas and Anne Hammarström

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:11

    Content type: Methodology

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  16. The post-war period in Europe, between the late 1940s and the 1970s, was characterised by an expansion of the role of by the state, protecting its citizens from risks of unemployment, poverty, homelessness, an...

    Authors: Martin McKee, Aaron Reeves, Amy Clair and David Stuckler

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:13

    Content type: Commentary

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  17. The practice of menu labeling is gaining popularity worldwide as a potential policy to reduce energy intake as a means to decrease the prevalence of obesity. So the purpose of the present study is to identify ...

    Authors: Hadia Radwan, Eman M. Faroukh and Reyad Shaker Obaid

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:8

    Content type: Research

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  18. Bangladesh urban population is expected to overtake rural population by 2040, and a significant part of the increase will be in slums. Wide disparities between urban slums and the rest of the country can poten...

    Authors: Karar Zunaid Ahsan, Shams El Arifeen, Md. Abdullah Al-Mamun, Shusmita H. Khan and Nitai Chakraborty

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:9

    Content type: Research

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  19. Area Health Education Centers provide health professional students the opportunity to explore the benefits of practicing in a rural and underserved location. The status of health conditions in chronic disease ...

    Authors: Ashruta Patel

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:7

    Content type: Commentary

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  20. Utilities and disability weights (DWs) are metrics used for calculating Quality-Adjusted Life Years and Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs), respectively. Utilities can be obtained with multi-attribute inst...

    Authors: C. Maertens de Noordhout, B. Devleesschauwer, L. Gielens, M. H. D. Plasmans, J. A. Haagsma and N. Speybroeck

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:6

    Content type: Research

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  21. Overweight and obesity are increasing in low- and middle-income countries, while underweight remains a significant health problems. However, the association between double burden of nutrition and risk of adver...

    Authors: Md Nuruzzaman Khan, Md Mizanur Rahman, Asma Ahmad Shariff, Md Mostafizur Rahman, Md Shafiur Rahman and Md Aminur Rahman

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:12

    Content type: Research

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  22. Many policy makers and other stakeholders in the EU have expressed interest in better understanding the performance of their own health systems to identify opportunities for improvement in effectiveness, effic...

    Authors: Nataša Perić, Maria M. Hofmarcher-Holzhacker and Judit Simon

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:5

    Content type: Research

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  23. Acute mountain sickness is the commonest acute high altitude illness occurring at high altitude. Its prevalence is dependent on the ascent rate, altitude achieved, physical effort required to reach the target ...

    Authors: Gaurav Sikri and Srinivasa Bhattachar

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:4

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  24. Although sound data and health information are at the basis of evidence-based policy-making and research, still no single, integrated and sustainable EU-wide public health monitoring system or health informati...

    Authors: Petronille Bogaert and Herman Van Oyen

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:3

    Content type: Commentary

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  25. The first autochthonous Chikungunya virus transmission in Colombia was reported in September 2014. Three months later, every town in the Caribbean region was affected, including the bordering towns of Ovejas a...

    Authors: Misael Oviedo-Pastrana, Nelson Méndez, Salim Mattar, Germán Arrieta and Luty Gomezcaceres

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:1

    Content type: Research

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  26. Universal coverage of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LNs) made from polyester or polyethylene fibres has been adopted as the standard of care to control malaria among at-risk populations. To obtain a WHO reco...

    Authors: Patrick Tungu, Louisa A. Messenger, Matthew J. Kirby, Wema Sudi, William Kisinza and Mark Rowland

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:56

    Content type: Study protocol

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  27. Physical activity has been linked to reduced risk of various cardiometabolic disease, cancer, and premature mortality. We investigated the prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of physical activity among...

    Authors: Pasmore Malambo, Andre P. Kengne, Estelle V. Lambert, Anniza De Villiers and Thandi Puoane

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:54

    Content type: Research

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  28. The increase in solid waste generated per capita in Africa has not been accompanied by a commensurate growth in the capacity and funding to manage it. It is reported that less than 30% of urban waste in develo...

    Authors: Abdhalah K. Ziraba, Tilahun Nigatu Haregu and Blessing Mberu

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:55

    Content type: Systematic review

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  29. Several ingredients in personal care products (PCPs) have been classified as endocrine disruptors (EDs) and concern has been raised whether use of PCPs can affect human health. We aimed to characterize Norwegi...

    Authors: Boel Aniansson, Marit B. Veierød, Charlotta Rylander, Eiliv Lund and Torkjel M. Sandanger

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:53

    Content type: Research

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  30. Diabetes type 2 and obesity are well-established global epidemics and contributors to clinical, social and economic health burdens. The prevalence rates of these diseases are still on the rise among countries ...

    Authors: Sarah Cuschieri, Josanne Vassallo, Neville Calleja, Nikolai Pace, Janice Abela, Bader A. Ali, Fatemah Abdullah, Elizier Zahra and Julian Mamo

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:52

    Content type: Research

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  31. Breast cancer, with an increasing incidence, is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women worldwide. The treatments proposed, generally a combination of surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, endocrine thera...

    Authors: Anne-France Leclerc, Guy Jerusalem, Martine Devos, Jean-Michel Crielaard and Didier Maquet

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:50

    Content type: Commentary

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  32. Under-five mortality, which is the probability of a child dying before their fifth birthday, is of concern in Zambia as infant and child mortality rates are important social indicators. Displaced population in...

    Authors: Nachela Malisenti Chelwa, Rosemary Ndonyo Likwa and Jeremiah Banda

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:49

    Content type: Research

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  33. Food and nutrition education allows individuals to build knowledge and values, reframe their food practices, and develop strategies for a healthy diet. Food choices within the diet represent a determinant of i...

    Authors: Sônia Maria Fernandes da Costa Souza, Kenio Costa Lima and Maria do Socorro Costa Feitosa Alves

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:48

    Content type: Research

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  34. Healthcare-associated infections (HCAI) are still a major problem especially in most intensive care units (ICU). Incompliance by clinical staff with hand hygiene (HH) increases rates of preventable infections....

    Authors: Sylvanus Fonguh, Annie Uwineza, Boudewijn Catry and Anne Simon

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:47

    Content type: Research

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  35. Iodine deficiency remains a public health problem in the world. It is the leading cause of preventable mental retardation and brain damage worldwide. Though 12 million school age children are at risk of develo...

    Authors: Sintayehu Hailu, Mamo Wubshet, Haile Woldie and Amare Tariku

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:46

    Content type: Research

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  36. There is strong evidence to indicate that regular moderate intensity physical activity is associated with health benefits. Furthermore, sedentary behavior has been related with an increased risk for all-cause ...

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

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:44

    Content type: Methodology

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  37. Cycling and brisk-walking to work represents an opportunity to incorporate sustainable transport related moderate- to- vigorous physical activity (MVPA) into daily routine among adults, and thus, may make an i...

    Authors: Oline Anita Bjørkelund, Hanna Degerud and Elling Bere

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:43

    Content type: Research

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  38. A previous study revealed an environmental contamination by heavy metals in the vicinity of two non-ferrous metal plants in Ath, Belgium. The purpose of the current cross-sectional study was to estimate exposu...

    Authors: Sébastien Fierens, Javiera Rebolledo, Ann Versporten, Ethel Brits, Vincent Haufroid, Pierre De Plaen and An Van Nieuwenhuyse

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:42

    Content type: Research

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  39. This paper presents design and findings from the process evaluation of a randomized controlled trial (RCT) testing the effectiveness of Smarter Lunchrooms Movement (SLM) interventions to encourage consumption ...

    Authors: Laura N. Thomas, Tisa F. Hill, Alisha Gaines and Jamie S. Dollahite

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:41

    Content type: Research

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  40. To examine the differences in the incidence of registered sickness absence by type of employment contract in a large representative sample of salaried workers in Spain in 2009.

    Authors: Elena Zaballa, José Miguel Martínez, Xavier Duran, Constança Albertí, David Gimeno Ruiz de Porras and Fernando G. Benavides

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:40

    Content type: Research

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  41. Distorted body image may be important risk factors for being underweight and overweight. The objective of this study was to investigate the association between having a distorted body image and being overweigh...

    Authors: Takako Shirasawa, Hirotaka Ochiai, Hinako Nanri, Rimei Nishimura, Keiichiro Ikeda, Hiromi Hoshino and Akatsuki Kokaze

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:39

    Content type: Research

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  42. The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity is increasing in low-and middle income countries such as Nepal. At the same time, high prevalence of chronic undernutrition persists leading to a double burde...

    Authors: Mahesh Sarki, Aileen Robertson and Alexandr Parlesak

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:35

    Content type: Research

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  43. Community health workers (CHWs) are recommended to screen for acute malnutrition in the community by assessing mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) on children between 6 and 59 months of age. MUAC is a simple sc...

    Authors: Franck G.B. Alé, Kevin P.Q. Phelan, Hassan Issa, Isabelle Defourny, Guillaume Le Duc, Geza Harczi, Kader Issaley, Sani Sayadi, Nassirou Ousmane, Issoufou Yahaya, Mark Myatt, André Briend, Thierry Allafort-Duverger, Susan Shepherd and Nikki Blackwell

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:38

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2020 78:17

  44. Sufficient physical activity (PA) is a key element for the prevention of non-communicable diseases. Considering leisure time physical activity (LTPA), the purpose of the survey was to provide descriptive data ...

    Authors: Maie Tali, Peeter Lusmägi and Eve Unt

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:36

    Content type: Research

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  45. Various Burden of Disease (BoD) studies do not account for multimorbidity in their BoD estimates. Ignoring multimorbidity can lead to inaccuracies in BoD estimations, particularly in ageing populations that in...

    Authors: Henk B. M. Hilderink, Marjanne H. D. Plasmans, Bianca E. P. Snijders, Hendriek C. Boshuizen, M. J. J. C. (René) Poos and Coen H. van Gool

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:37

    Content type: Research

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