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  1. Content type: Research article

    Stigma and discrimination remains a barrier to uptake of HIV/AIDS counselling and treatment as well as effective HIV reduction programmes. Despite ethnic diversity of Nigeria, studies on determinants of HIV st...

    Authors: Clifford O. Odimegwu, Olatunji Alabi, Nicole De Wet and Joshua O. Akinyemi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:763

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    Web-based lifestyle interventions at the workplace have the potential to promote health and work productivity. However, the sustainability of effects is often small, which could be enhanced by adding face-to-f...

    Authors: Tessa A. Kouwenhoven-Pasmooij, Suzan J. W. Robroek, Roderik A. Kraaijenhagen, Pieter H. Helmhout, Daan Nieboer, Alex Burdorf and M. G. Myriam Hunink

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:766

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    Sub-Saharan Africa remains one of the regions with modest health outcomes; and evidenced by high maternal mortality ratios and under-5 mortality rates. There are complications that occur during and following p...

    Authors: Henry V. Doctor, Sangwani Nkhana-Salimu and Maryam Abdulsalam-Anibilowo

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:765

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    Daytime napping has been postulated as both a protective and a risk factor for depression in previous studies. In addition to these conflicting results, research gaps also exist with regard to controlling conf...

    Authors: Yuning Liu, Tingting Peng, Siqiao Zhang and Kun Tang

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:759

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Increasing the rate of exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) to 50% in the first six months of life is one of six major global targets set by the United Nations Decade of Nutrition, and is essential to achieve the sus...

    Authors: C. Horwood, L. Haskins, IM Engebretsen, S. Phakathi, C. Connolly, A. Coutsoudis and L. Spies

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:757

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Many asylum seekers have complex mental health needs which can be exacerbated by the challenging circumstances in which they live and difficulties accessing health services. Regular moderate physical activity ...

    Authors: Melanie Haith-Cooper, Catherine Waskett, Jane Montague and Maria Horne

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:762

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The objectives of this study were (1) to identify age and sex trends in the disability burden of compensated work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in Canada and Australia; and (2) to demonstrate a mean...

    Authors: Robert A. Macpherson, Tyler J. Lane, Alex Collie and Christopher B. McLeod

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:758

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  8. Content type: Research article

    High levels of sedentary behavior are linked to increased mortality. In the United States, individuals spend 55–70% of their waking day being sedentary. Since most individuals spend large portions of their dai...

    Authors: Samuel Headley, Jasmin Hutchinson, Sarah Wooley, Kristen Dempsey, Kelvin Phan, Gregory Spicer, Xanne Janssen, Jerold Laguilles and Tracey Matthews

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:768

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  9. Content type: Research article

    As smartphone becomes increasingly prevalent and affordable, more youths today can own a smartphone device and download applications in various application stores. Smartphone applications have been proven to b...

    Authors: Toan Thanh Thi Do, Mai Dinh Le, Thanh Van Nguyen, Bach Xuan Tran, Huong Thi Le, Hinh Duc Nguyen, Long Hoang Nguyen, Cuong Tat Nguyen, Tho Dinh Tran, Carl A. Latkin, Roger C. M. Ho and Melvyn W. B. Zhang

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:764

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  10. Content type: Research article

    With declining rates of participation in epidemiological studies there is an important need to attempt to understand what factors might affect response. This study examines the pattern of response at different...

    Authors: Emma Green, Holly Bennett, Carol Brayne and Fiona E. Matthews

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:760

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Egypt has the largest proportion of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection worldwide and there is an urgent need to increase community awareness and knowledge about the disease in the country. The main aim of this ...

    Authors: Noha Yahia Sultan, Ahmed YacoobMayet, Sinaa Abdulmohsen Alaqeel and Hussain Abdulrahman Al-Omar

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:747

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Job insecurity has been associated with impaired self-rated health (SRH) in cross-sectional studies, but prospective findings with short, medium and long-term follow-up yielded mixed findings. Therefore, the a...

    Authors: Amira Barrech, Jens Baumert, Harald Gündel and Karl-Heinz Ladwig

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:754

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  13. Content type: Study protocol

    Motivational interviewing (MI), mainly used and shown effective in health care (substance abuse, smoking cessation, increasing exercise and other life style changes), is a collaborative conversation (style) ab...

    Authors: Lene Aasdahl, Vegard Stolsmo Foldal, Martin Inge Standal, Roger Hagen, Roar Johnsen, Marit Solbjør, Marius Steiro Fimland, Heidi Fossen, Chris Jensen, Gunnhild Bagøien, Vidar Halsteinli and Egil Andreas Fors

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:756

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Sexual health in the military comprises a range of concerns including sexually transmitted infections (STI), unintended pregnancy, sexual violence and sexual dysfunction. This study aims to estimate the preval...

    Authors: Sandrine Duron, Aline Bohet, Henri Panjo, Nathalie Bajos, René Migliani, Catherine Marimoutou, Yann Le Strat, Jean Baptiste Meynard and Caroline Moreau

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:750

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    Diabetes mellitus, ischemic heart disease, and chronic kidney disease are three major chronic conditions that develop with increasing risks among adults as they get older. The interconnectedness of these three...

    Authors: Chathura Siriwardhana, Eunjung Lim, James Davis and John J. Chen

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:752

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Globally the access to HIV testing has greatly increased over the past 30 years. Nonetheless, a high proportion of people living with HIV remains undiagnosed, even in resource rich countries. To increase the p...

    Authors: Paola Scognamiglio, Giacomina Chiaradia, Marta Giovanetti, Emidio Albertini, Antonella Camposeragna, Massimo Farinella, Daniela Lorenzetti, Massimo Oldrini, Laura Rancilio, Anna Caraglia, Francesco Paolo Maraglino, Giuseppe Ippolito and Enrico Girardi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:748

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Screen-time and unhealthy dietary behaviours are highly pervasive in young children and evidence suggests that these behaviours often co-occur and are associated. Identifying clusters of unhealthy behaviours, ...

    Authors: Natalie Pearson, Stuart J. H. Biddle, Paula Griffiths, Julie P. Johnston and Emma Haycraft

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:753

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Displaying tobacco products at point-of-sale (PoS) has become an important marketing strategy for the tobacco industry. This study was designed to (1) examine how support for a PoS cigarette display ban change...

    Authors: Dirk-Jan A. van Mourik, Math J. J. M. Candel, Gera E. Nagelhout, Marc C. Willemsen, Geoffrey T. Fong, Karin Hummel, Bas van den Putte and Hein de Vries

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:740

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Broadly defined learning and coordination disorders (LCDs) are common in the population and have previously been associated with familial social risk factors and male sex. However, comprehensive nationwide stu...

    Authors: Bianca Arrhenius, David Gyllenberg, Roshan Chudal, Venla Lehti, Minna Sucksdorff, Ona Sourander, Juha-Pekka Virtanen, Jutta Torsti and Andre Sourander

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:739

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Food advertising is a key factor which influences children’s food preferences. This study assessed the rates, nutritional quality and contents of food and beverage advertising in children’s, youth and family t...

    Authors: Nongnuch Jaichuen, Stefanie Vandevijvere, Bridget Kelly, Vuthiphan Vongmongkol, Sirinya Phulkerd and Viroj Tangcharoensathien

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:737

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Socioeconomic status (SES) is regarded as consisting of education, income and employment. However, the relationship of these three components to alcohol use behaviours, such as risky single occasion drinking (...

    Authors: Abdu Kedir Seid, Kim Bloomfield and Morten Hesse

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:743

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