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Volume 14 Supplement 3

Proceedings of the International Research Symposium on Population Health 2013


Edited by Tin Tin Su, Muhammad Yazid Jalaludin, Hazreen Abd Majid, Mohd Nahar Azmi Mohamed, Sim Pei Ying and Awang Bulgiba Awang Mahmud

Publication charges for this supplement were funded by the University of Malaya. The peer review process for articles published in this supplement was overseen by the Supplement Editors in accordance with BioMed Central's peer review guidelines for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

International Research Symposium on Population Health 2013. Go to conference site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia18-22 November 2013

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    This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of pregnancy experience and its association with contraceptive knowledge among single adults in a low socio-economic suburban community in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Authors: Li Ping Wong, Narges Atefi, Hazreen Abd Majid and Tin Tin Su

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2014 14(Suppl 3):S1

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    The urban low income has often been assumed to have the greatest dental treatment needs compared to the general population. However, no studies have been carried out to verify these assumptions. This study was...

    Authors: Nasruddin Jaafar, Hina Hakim, Nor Azlida Mohd Nor, Asma Mohamed, Roslan Saub, Rashidah Esa, Jennifer Doss, Zamros Yuzadi Mohd Yusof, Norintan Ab-Murat, Noor Lide Abu Kassim and Hazreen Abdul Majid

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2014 14(Suppl 3):S2

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    The objectives are to assess the prevalence and determinants of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors among the residents of Community Housing Projects in metropolitan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Authors: Mohammadreza Amiri, Hazreen Abdul Majid, FarizahMohd Hairi, Nithiah Thangiah, Awang Bulgiba and Tin Tin Su

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2014 14(Suppl 3):S3

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    Death rates due to hypertension in low and middle income countries are higher compared to high income countries. The present study is designed to combine life style modification and home blood pressure monitor...

    Authors: Tin Tin Su, Hazreen Abdul Majid, Azmi Mohamed Nahar, Nurul Ain Azizan, Farizah Mohd Hairi, Nithiah Thangiah, Maznah Dahlui, Awang Bulgiba and Liam J Murray

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2014 14(Suppl 3):S4

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    The importance of fitness level on the well-being of children and adolescent has long been recognised. The aim of this study was to investigate the fitness level of school-going Malaysian adolescent, and its a...

    Authors: Redzal Abu Hanifah, Hazreen Abdul Majid, Muhammad Yazid Jalaludin, Nabilla Al-Sadat, Liam J Murray, Marie Cantwell, Tin Tin Su and Azmi Mohamed Nahar

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2014 14(Suppl 3):S5

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    The National Health & Morbidity Survey (NHMS) IV (2011) observed that the prevalence of obese children aged less than 18 years in Malaysia is 6.1% compared to 5.4% overweight and obese in NHMS III (2006). As s...

    Authors: Majid Abdul Hazreen, Tin Tin Su, Muhammad Yazid Jalaludin, Maznah Dahlui, Karuthan Chinna, Maslinor Ismail, Liam Murray, Marie Cantwell and Nabilla Al Sadat

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2014 14(Suppl 3):S6

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    Obesity and metabolic syndrome is prevalent among Malaysian adolescents and has been associated with certain behavioural factors such as duration of sleep, screen time and physical activity. The aim of the stu...

    Authors: AA Fadzlina, Fatimah Harun, MY Nurul Haniza, Nabilla Al Sadat, Liam Murray, Marie M Cantwell, Tin Tin Su, Hazreen Abdul Majid and Muhammad Yazid Jalaludin

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2014 14(Suppl 3):S7

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    The breast cancer survival rate is the highest among all types of cancers, and survivors returning to work after completing treatment is extremely important in regards to economy and rehabilitation. The aim of...

    Authors: Tania Islam, Maznah Dahlui, Hazreen Abd Majid, Azmi Mohamed Nahar, Nur Aishah Mohd Taib and Tin Tin Su

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2014 14(Suppl 3):S8

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    In welfare institutions, it is essential to address the health-related needs of adolescent populations who often engage in sexual activities. This study examines the association between individual and interper...

    Authors: Nik Daliana Nik Farid, Sulaiman Che' Rus, Maznah Dahlui, Nabilla Al-Sadat and Norlaili Abdul Aziz

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2014 14(Suppl 3):S9

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