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  1. Content type: Study protocol

    Each year, over 15,000 preschoolers die from unintentional injuries in China. Many interventions proven to work in other nations have not been implemented nationwide in China. The rapid popularity of smartphon...

    Authors: Peishan Ning, Bo Chen, Peixia Cheng, Yang Yang, David C. Schwebel, Renhe Yu, Jing Deng, Shukun Li and Guoqing Hu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:865

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    Research on reproductive health effects on children from low-level, long-term exposure to pesticides currently used in the agricultural industry is limited and those on neurobehavioral effects have produced co...

    Authors: Shala Chetty-Mhlanga, Wisdom Basera, Samuel Fuhrimann, Nicole Probst-Hensch, Steven Delport, Mufaro Mugari, Jennifer Van Wyk, Martin Röösli and Mohamed Aqiel Dalvie

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:857

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    South Africa remains the global epicentre of HIV infection, and adolescent women have the highest incidence of HIV in the country. South Africa also has high rates of alcohol and other drug (AOD) use, violence...

    Authors: Wendee M. Wechsberg, Felicia A. Browne, Tara Carney, Bronwyn Myers, Alexandra Minnis, Robert MacDonald, Jacqueline W. Ndirangu, Leslie B. Turner, Brittni N. Howard and Nathaniel Rodman

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:859

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Immigrants may face problems with accessing the Danish healthcare system due to, for example, lack of knowledge of how to navigate it, which may cause inappropriate healthcare-seeking. Danish municipalities pr...

    Authors: Signe Smith Jervelund, Thomas Maltesen, Camilla Lawaetz Wimmelmann, Jørgen Holm Petersen and Allan Krasnik

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:863

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Evidence-based behavioral weight loss interventions are under-utilized. To inform efforts to increase uptake of these interventions, it is important to understand the perspectives of adults with obesity regard...

    Authors: Megan A. McVay, William S. Yancy Jr, Gary G. Bennett, Seung-Hye Jung and Corrine I. Voils

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:854

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    Research on the relationship between metabolic syndrome (MetS), its components and eating speed is limited in China. The present study aimed to clarify the association between MetS, its components and eating s...

    Authors: Lixin Tao, Kun Yang, Fangfang Huang, Xiangtong Liu, Xia Li, Yanxia Luo, Lijuan Wu and Xiuhua Guo

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:855

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    Despite their burden of a triple epidemic of silicosis, tuberculosis and HIV infection, little is known about the mortality experience of miners from the South African mining industry once they leave employmen...

    Authors: Kim Bloch, Leigh F. Johnson, Mlindeli Nkosi and Rodney Ehrlich

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:862

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    Public health has had a history characterised by uncertainty of purpose, locus of control, and workforce identity. In many health systems, the public health function is fragmented, isolated and under-resourced...

    Authors: Alex Hall, Jonathan Hammond, Donna Bramwell, Anna Coleman, Lynsey Warwick-Giles and Kath Checkland

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:856

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    Implementation interventions delivered in schools to improve food provision have been found to improve student diet and reduce child obesity risk. If the health benefits of food availability policies are to be...

    Authors: Kathryn L. Reilly, Nicole Nathan, John Wiggers, Sze Lin Yoong and Luke Wolfenden

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:860

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    Health behaviors and cardiometabolic disease risk factors may differ between military and civilian populations; therefore, in U.S. active duty military personnel, we assessed relationships between demographic ...

    Authors: Adela Hruby, Harris R. Lieberman and Tracey J. Smith

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:853

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    The increasing use of the Internet and social network sites (SNS) has created a new domain of socio-emotional development for adolescents. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to explore cybervictimizatio...

    Authors: Kalliope Athanasiou, Eirini Melegkovits, Elisabeth K. Andrie, Charalampos Magoulas, Chara K. Tzavara, Clive Richardson, Donald Greydanus, Maria Tsolia and Artemis K. Tsitsika

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:800

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    Studies have shown that the prevalence of overweight, obesity and diabetes are higher in the largely Hispanic, immigrant farmworker population in California. Though to date, few interventional studies have foc...

    Authors: Melissa R. Borelli, Heather E. Riden, Heejung Bang and Marc B. Schenker

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:849

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    This study aimed to examine the short- and long term (cost-) effectiveness of Family Group Conferencing (FGC) compared to care as usual (CAU) in terms of improved child safety, empowerment and social support.

    Authors: Sharon Dijkstra, Hanneke E. Creemers, Francisca J. A. van Steensel, Maja Deković, Geert Jan J. M. Stams and Jessica J. Asscher

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:848

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    Evidence concerning the relationship between objectively-measured attributes of the built environment with cardio-metabolic risk in populations from lower- and middle-income countries is lacking. In this paper...

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

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:847

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    Achieving a shift from car use to walking, cycling and public transport in cities is a crucial part of healthier, more environmentally sustainable human habitats. Creating supportive active travel environments...

    Authors: A. K. Macmillan, H. Mackie, J. E. Hosking, K. Witten, M. Smith, A. Field, A. Woodward, R. Hoskins, J. Stewart, B. van der Werf and P. Baas

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:850

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    The diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes is commonly missed in most health facilities in Nigeria. Adequate knowledge of childhood diabetes is necessary for the recognition and possible intervention for the control of ...

    Authors: Ugo Nnenna Chikani, Adaobi Ijeoma Bisi-Onyemaechi, Tagbo Oguonu, Shalewa Modupe Ugege and Chinwe Ogugua

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:852

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    The population impact of alcohol screening and brief intervention might be increased by approaching an entire population rather than individuals at high risk only. The aim is to present the protocol of the stu...

    Authors: Sophie Baumann, Andreas Staudt, Jennis Freyer-Adam and Ulrich John

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:851

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    Comparability of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) measurements is hampered by method-related differences in measurement values. International standardization of laboratory assays has been suggested to solve this ...

    Authors: Martina Rabenberg, Christa Scheidt-Nave, Markus A. Busch, Michael Thamm, Nina Rieckmann, Ramón A. Durazo-Arvizu, Kirsten G. Dowling, Zuzana Škrabáková, Kevin D. Cashman, Christopher T. Sempos and Gert B. M. Mensink

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:845

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    The major drawback of the community-based mass drug administration (MDA) approach against schistosomiasis is that treatment is offered blindly without testing for the targeted infection. This partly contribute...

    Authors: Humphrey D. Mazigo, John H. Amuasi, Isaac Osei and Safari M. Kinung’hi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:840

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    The environment affects children’s energy balance-related behaviors to a considerable extent. A context-based physical activity and nutrition school- and family-based intervention, named KEIGAAF, is being impl...

    Authors: S. R. B. Verjans-Janssen, Dave H. H. Van Kann, Sanne M. P. L. Gerards, Steven B. Vos, Maria W. J. Jansen and Stef P. J. Kremers

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:842

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    The prevalence of multimorbidity, defined by having two or more chronic diseases, is increasing in many Western countries. Simultaneously, the migrant population in Western countries has increased, making up a...

    Authors: Nasim Taleshan, Jorgen Holm Petersen, Michaela Louise Schioetz, Helle Gybel Juul-Larsen and Marie Norredam

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:844

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  22. Content type: Research article

    In Australia, farming populations have been identified as having higher rates of suicide, in comparison to metropolitan, rural and regional communities. The reasons for this are unclear although stigma is cons...

    Authors: Alison J. Kennedy, Susan A. Brumby, Vincent Lawrence Versace and Tristan Brumby-Rendell

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:846

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    Work-related stress has become a major challenge for social security and health care systems, employers and employees across Europe. In Sweden, sickness absence particularly due to stress-related disorders has...

    Authors: Lisa Björk, Kristina Glise, Anders Pousette, Monica Bertilsson and Kristina Holmgren

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:838

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    Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a worldwide health problem. Allergen avoidance is strongly recommended for AR patients. Air purification can reduce concentrations of particles in indoor air, including those of aller...

    Authors: Qiao-yan Chen, Li Li, Li Zhang, Jin-han Mo, Zi-feng Yang, Xiao-lin Wei, Yun-ying Li, Ji-yan Xia, Xiao-bing Bai and Pei-fang Xie

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:841

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