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  1. Content type: Research article

    In higher income countries, work-related squatting and heavy lifting have been associated with increased arthritis risk. Here, we address the paucity of data regarding associations between arthritis and work-r...

    Authors: Sharon L. Brennan-Olsen, Svetlana Solovieva, Eira Viikari-Juntura, Ilana N. Ackerman, Steven J. Bowe, Paul Kowal, Nirmala Naidoo, Somnath Chatterji, Anita E. Wluka, Michelle T. Leech, Richard S. Page, Kerrie M. Sanders, Fernando Gomez, Gustavo Duque, Darci Green and Mohammadreza Mohebbi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:719

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  2. Content type: Study protocol

    Participation in community life is vital for health and wellbeing, promoting a sense of belonging, networks of social support and opportunities for physical activity. Disabled young people have lower levels of...

    Authors: Penelope Carroll, Karen Witten, Octavia Calder-Dawe, Melody Smith, Robin Kearns, Lanuola Asiasiga, Judy Lin, Nicola Kayes and Suzanne Mavoa

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:712

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    Malaria, Dengue and Chikungunya are vector borne diseases with shared endemic profiles and symptoms. Coinfections with any of these diseases could have fatal outcomes if left undiagnosed. Understanding the pre...

    Authors: Nasir Salam, Shoeb Mustafa, Abdul Hafiz, Anis Ahmad Chaudhary, Farah Deeba and Shama Parveen

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:710

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  4. Content type: Research article

    While regular handwashing effectively reduces communicable disease incidence and related child mortality, instilling a habit of regular handwashing in young children continues to be a challenging task, especia...

    Authors: Justine Burns, Brendan Maughan-Brown and Âurea Mouzinho

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:709

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  5. Content type: Research article

    It is well known that sports participation is positively associated with psychosocial health in children, but details about this association over time are lacking. This study aimed to explore longitudinal asso...

    Authors: Janet Moeijes, Jooske T. van Busschbach, Ruud J. Bosscher and Jos W. R. Twisk

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:702

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Older adults spend more time sitting than any other age group, contributing to poor health outcomes. Effective behavioral interventions are needed to encourage less sitting among older adults, specifically tho...

    Authors: Theresa E. Matson, Anne D. Renz, Michelle L. Takemoto, Jennifer B. McClure and Dori E. Rosenberg

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:706

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Eating habits formed in early childhood are influenced by parental feeding behaviors, warranting investigation of predictors and correlates of parent feeding. We aimed to describe relationships between parenta...

    Authors: Sarah Warkentin, Laís Amaral Mais, Maria do Rosário Dias de Oliveira Latorre, Susan Carnell and José Augusto de Aguiar CarrazedoTaddei

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:704

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to investigate how sleep, screen time, active school travel and sport and/or exercise participation associates with moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in nationally represe...

    Authors: Knut Eirik Dalene, Sigmund A. Anderssen, Lars Bo Andersen, Jostein Steene-Johannessen, Ulf Ekelund, Bjørge H. Hansen and Elin Kolle

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:705

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  9. Content type: Research article

    In 2013, Mozambique implemented task-shifting (TS) from clinical officers to maternal and child nurses to improve care for HIV positive children < 5 years old. A retrospective, pre-post intervention study was ...

    Authors: Claudia Marotta, Carlo Giaquinto, Francesco Di Gennaro, Kajal D. Chhaganlal, Annalisa Saracino, Jorge Moiane, Guido Maringhini, Damiano Pizzol, Giovanni Putoto, Laura Monno, Alessandra Casuccio, Francesco Vitale and Walter Mazzucco

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:703

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Psychiatric hospitals need safe working environments to promote productivity at the workplace. Even though occupational health and safety is not completely new to the corporate society, its scope is largely li...

    Authors: Robert Kaba Alhassan and Kwabena Adu Poku

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:701

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  11. Content type: Study protocol

    Smoking is one of the most avoidable health risk factors, and yet the quitting success rates are low. The usage of tailored health messages to support quitting has been proved to increase quitting success rate...

    Authors: Santiago Hors-Fraile, Francine Schneider, Luis Fernandez-Luque, Francisco Luna-Perejon, Anton Civit, Dimitris Spachos, Panagiotis Bamidis and Hein de Vries

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:698

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Evidence-based policy communication (EBPC) is an important, emerging focus in public health research. However, we have yet to understand public health workforce ability to develop and/or use it. The study obje...

    Authors: Beth E. Meyerson, Laura T. Haderxhanaj, Karen Comer and Gregory D. Zimet

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:700

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and hypertension (HT) are major noncommunicable health problems in both developing and developed countries, including Thailand. Each year, a large amount of money is budgeted fo...

    Authors: Tawatchai Apidechkul

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:694

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  14. Content type: Study protocol

    Asset-based economic empowerment interventions, which take an integrated approach to building human, social, and economic capital, have shown promise in their ability to reduce HIV risk for young people, inclu...

    Authors: Fred M. Ssewamala, Laura Gauer Bermudez, Torsten B. Neilands, Claude A. Mellins, Mary M. McKay, Irv Garfinkel, Ozge Sensoy Bahar, Gertrude Nakigozi, Miriam Mukasa, Lindsay Stark, Christopher Damulira, Jennifer Nattabi and Apollo Kivumbi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:693

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  15. Content type: Study protocol

    Health attitudes and behaviours formed during childhood greatly influence adult health patterns. This paper describes the research and development protocol for a school-based health literacy program. The progr...

    Authors: Rose Nash, Shandell Elmer, Katy Thomas, Richard Osborne, Kate MacIntyre, Becky Shelley, Linda Murray, Siobhan Harpur and Diane Webb

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:690

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Excessive expenditure and financial harms are core features of problem gambling. There are various forms of gambling and their nature varies. The aim was to measure gambling expenditure by game type while cont...

    Authors: Anne H. Salonen, Jukka Kontto, Riku Perhoniemi, Hannu Alho and Sari Castrén

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:697

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Cancer survival rates in the UK are lower in comparison with similar countries in Europe and this may be linked to socioeconomic inequalities in stage of cancer diagnosis and survival. Targeted cancer awarenes...

    Authors: Pamela Smith, Stephanie Smits, Sioned Owen, Fiona Wood, Grace McCutchan, Ben Carter, Adrian Edwards, Michael Robling, Julia Townson and Kate Brain

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:695

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Regular physical activity (PA) is imperative for good health and there are many different ways that people can be active. There are a range of health, PA and sport policies aiming to get more people active mor...

    Authors: Rochelle M. Eime, Jack T. Harvey, Melanie J. Charity and Rayoni Nelson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:692

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Diabetes mellitus is one of the most serious chronic illnesses in the world due to its prevalence, economic and social effects, and negative impact on the quality of life of the affected people. The diagnosis imp...

    Authors: José Adailton da Silva, Elizabethe Cristina Fagundes de Souza, Ana Gretel Echazú Böschemeier, Camyla Cristina Maia da Costa, Héllydade Souza Bezerra and Eva Emanuela Lopes Cavalcante Feitosa

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:699

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  20. Content type: Study protocol

    Three billion individuals worldwide rely on biomass fuel [dung, wood, crops] for cooking and heating. Further, health conditions resulting from household air pollution (HAP) are responsible for approximately 3...

    Authors: Daniel Carrión, Rebecca Dwommoh, Theresa Tawiah, Oscar Agyei, Francis Agbokey, Miecks Twumasi, Mohammed Mujtaba, Darby Jack and Kwaku Poku Asante

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:689

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Accurate measurement of body composition in children and adolescents is important as the quantities of fat and fat-free mass have implications for health risk. The objectives of the present study were: to dete...

    Authors: Catherine T. Ndagire, John H. Muyonga, Dan Isabirye, Benard Odur, Serge M. A. Somda, Richard Bukenya, Juan E. Andrade and Dorothy Nakimbugwe

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:687

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