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  1. Content type: Study protocol

    In China, about 53.4 million women (11%) have type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Women with prior 2 (GDM) are at a high risk for T2DM. Postpartum lifestyle interventions have been effective in reducing T2DM for this popu...

    Authors: Jia Guo, Yujia Tang, James Wiley, Robin Whittemore and Jyu-Lin Chen

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:809

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    In the Netherlands, people with a low socioeconomic status (SES) live approximately 6 years less and are less engaged in physical activity (PA) than high SES citizens. This contributes to the persistent health...

    Authors: Annemarie Wagemakers, Lisanne S. Mulderij, Kirsten T. Verkooijen, Stef Groenewoud and Maria A. Koelen

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:812

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  3. Content type: Research article

    There is a need for valid approaches to measure sexual interactions to assess the impact of behavioural interventions and to predict the impact of behaviour changes. Different methods of asking about sexual be...

    Authors: Nicola Desmond, Nico Nagelkerke, Wezzie Lora, Effie Chipeta, Mwiza Sambo, Moses Kumwenda, Elizabeth L. Corbett, Miriam Taegtemeyer, Janet Seeley, David G. Lalloo and Sally Theobald

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:807

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Chronic pain is currently a significant health problem in the United States. A comprehensive strategy is needed to increase prevention of chronic pain and to improve care for chronic pain patients. However, de...

    Authors: Jennifer Malon, Parth Shah, Woon Yuen Koh, Gary Cattabriga, Edward Li and Ling Cao

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:810

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  5. Content type: Research article

    China has reduced incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases through its Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI). Vaccines outside of the EPI are not provided for free by the government, however. This study expl...

    Authors: Xiaodong Sun, Zhuoying Huang, Abram L. Wagner, Lisa A. Prosser, Erzhan Xu, Jia Ren, Bei Wang, Wenlu Yan and Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:813

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Emergency contraception (EC) is an effective postcoital contraceptive method for reducing the risk of unwanted pregnancy after unprotected intercourse. The estimated effectiveness of EC is between 70 and 89% i...

    Authors: M. L. Bauzà-Amengual, M. Esteva, M. Ingla-Pol, M. A. Font-Oliver and S. March

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:803

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  7. Content type: Research article

    This paper examines school and classroom effects on Daily Physical Activity (DPA) policy implementation in classrooms in Ontario, Canada. In 2005 the Ontario Ministry of Education mandated a policy requiring s...

    Authors: Kenneth R. Allison, Anne N. Philipneri, Karen Vu-Nguyen, Heather E. Manson, John J. M. Dwyer, Erin Hobin, Bessie Ng and Ye Li

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:802

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Neighborhood deprivation has been consistently linked to poor individual health outcomes; however, studies exploring the mechanisms involved in this association are scarce. The objective of this study was to i...

    Authors: M. Pia Chaparro, Michaela Benzeval, Elizabeth Richardson and Richard Mitchell

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:801

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The use of antiretroviral therapy (ART) is a core strategy proposed by the World Health Organization in preventing mother to child transmission (MTCT) of HIV. This systematic review aimed to examine the enable...

    Authors: Olumuyiwa Omonaiye, Snezana Kusljic, Pat Nicholson and Elizabeth Manias

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:805

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Older adults receive important health benefits from more robust social capital. Yet, the mechanisms behind these associations are not fully understood. Some evidence suggests that higher levels of social capit...

    Authors: Erin C. Ho, Louise Hawkley, William Dale, Linda Waite and Megan Huisingh-Scheetz

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:804

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Body composition alterations, or lipodystrophy, can lead to serious health problems in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). The objectives of this study are to predict and validate sex-specific anthropometric ...

    Authors: André P. dos Santos, Anderson M. Navarro, Andiara Schwingel, Thiago C. Alves, Pedro P. Abdalla, Ana Claudia R. Venturini, Rodrigo C. de Santana and Dalmo R. L. Machado

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:806

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  12. Content type: Study protocol

    People living with HIV (PLWH) suffer from high rates of mental illness; but targeted effective interventions are limited, especially in developing countries. High penetration of smartphone usage and widespread...

    Authors: Yan Guo, Y. Alicia Hong, Jiaying Qiao, Zhimeng Xu, Hanxi Zhang, Chengbo Zeng, Weiping Cai, Linghua Li, Cong Liu, Yiran Li, Mengting Zhu, Nathan Asher Harris and Cui Yang

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:793

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The mechanisms explaining the positive relationship between television (TV) viewing and body mass index (BMI) are unclear. ‘Mindless eating’ and ‘physical activity displacement’ theories have been suggested, b...

    Authors: Verity J. Cleland, Kira Patterson, Monique Breslin, Michael D. Schmidt, Terence Dwyer and Alison J. Venn

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:797

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Appraisal delay is the time a patient takes to consider a symptom as not only noticeable, but a sign of illness. The study’s objective was to determine the association between appraisal delay in seeking tuberc...

    Authors: Kyle Fluegge, LaShaunda L. Malone, Mary Nsereko, Brenda Okware, Christian Wejse, Hussein Kisingo, Ezekiel Mupere, W. Henry Boom and Catherine M. Stein

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:798

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Influenza remains a significant burden on health systems. Effective responses rely on the timely understanding of the magnitude and the evolution of an outbreak. For monitoring purposes, data on severe cases o...

    Authors: Alice Corbella, Xu-Sheng Zhang, Paul J. Birrell, Nicki Boddington, Richard G. Pebody, Anne M. Presanis and Daniela De Angelis

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:790

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The World Health Organization (WHO) launched the “End TB Strategy”, which aims to reduce tuberculosis (TB) mortality by 95% by 2035, Brazil has made a commitment to this, however, one challenge is achieving th...

    Authors: Marcos Augusto Moraes Arcoverde, Thais Zamboni Berra, Luana Seles Alves, Danielle Talita dos Santos, Aylana de Sousa Belchior, Antônio Carlos Vieira Ramos, Luiz Henrique Arroyo, Ivaneliza Simionato de Assis, Josilene Dália Alves, Ana Angélica Rêgo de Queiroz, Mellina Yamamura, Pedro Fredemir Palha, Francisco Chiaravalloti Neto, Reinaldo Antonio Silva-Sobrinho, Oscar Kenji Nihei and Ricardo Alexandre Arcêncio

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:795

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of diabetes in China has rapidly increased in recent years. Family history and physical inactivity are known risk factors for developing diabetes. As automated telephone-based communication is r...

    Authors: Lancelot W. H. Mui, Robert H. Friedman, Joseph T. F. Lau, Ji Peng and Abu S. Abdullah

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:785

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  18. Content type: Study protocol

    Cancer is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Prevention is recognised by many, including the World Health Organization, to offer the most cost-effective long-term strategy for the control of...

    Authors: Juliet A. Usher-Smith, Golnessa Masson, Katie Mills, Stephen J. Sharp, Stephen Sutton, William M. P. Klein and Simon J. Griffin

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:796

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Children’s physical activity levels are low and efforts to improve their physical activity levels have proven difficult. Freely chosen and unstructured physical activity (active play) has the potential to be p...

    Authors: Avril Johnstone, Adrienne R. Hughes, Anne Martin and John J. Reilly

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:789

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Health and socioeconomic status (SES) are linked in studies worldwide. Measures of SES exist for many countries, however not for Saudi Arabia (SA). We describe two indices of area-based SES for SA.

    Authors: Reem S. AlOmar, Roger C. Parslow and Graham R. Law

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:791

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Influenza is a serious public health concern, resulting in morbidity, mortality and significant expense to healthcare systems worldwide. Annual vaccination is the most effective way to prevent influenza. The N...

    Authors: Jennifer E. Isenor, Beth A. O’Reilly and Susan K. Bowles

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:787

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  22. Content type: Study protocol

    Childhood overweight and obesity is a significant public health issue. A key contributing factor is sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) consumption. Evidence suggests that secondary school students are frequent c...

    Authors: Nicole Kajons, Michael David, Justine Gowland-Ella, Peter Lewis and Samantha Batchelor

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:788

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  23. Content type: Research article

    The psychosocial environment of the workplace has received less attention in terms of occupational health. Trust, social network and social cohesion at the workplace (that is, factors related to social capital...

    Authors: Mojgan Firouzbakht, Aram Tirgar, Tuula Oksanen, Ichiro Kawachi, Karimollah Hajian-Tilaki, Maryam Nikpour, Susan Mouodi and Reza Sadeghian

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:794

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