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  1. Content type: Research article

    Malnutrition is one of the major contributors to child mortality in Ethiopia. Currently established, child nutrition status is assessed by four anthropometric indicators. However, there are other factors affec...

    Authors: Davod Ahmadi, Ekta Amarnani, Akankasha Sen, Narges Ebadi, Patrick Cortbaoui and Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:626

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    Despite reports of mental health issues, suicidality has not been closely examined among the migrant population. The association between induced abortion and suicidal ideation is unknown among unmarried female...

    Authors: Mengyun Luo, Xueqin Jiang, Ying Wang, Zezhou Wang, Qiuming Shen, Rui Li and Yong Cai

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:625

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    Drug consumption during pregnancy is a matter of concern, especially regarding drugs known or suspected to be teratogens. Little is known about drug use in pregnant women in Italy. The present study is aimed a...

    Authors: Martina Ventura, Alice Maraschini, Paola D’Aloja, Ursula Kirchmayer, Ilaria Lega, Marina Davoli and Serena Donati

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:623

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    Active ageing reflects the message from World Health Organisation about addressing the challenge faced by the rapidly ageing population. Knowledge about barriers and facilitators to an active lifestyle must be...

    Authors: Ebba Langum Bredland, Sylvia Söderström and Kjersti Vik

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:627

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    The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak 2014 received extensive news media coverage, which faded out before the outbreak ended. News media coverage impacts risk perception; it is, however, unclear if the compon...

    Authors: Julie Obenauer, Nicole Rübsamen, Ekaterine Garsevanidze, André Karch and Rafael T. Mikolajczyk

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:628

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  6. Content type: Correction

    Correction to: BMC Public Health (2018) 18: 448. https://​doi.​org/​10.​1186/​s12889-018-5324-x. In the original version of this article [1], published on 4 April...

    Authors: Turid Kristin Bigum Sundar, Knut Løndal, Per Lagerløv, Kari Glavin and Sølvi Helseth

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:622

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    The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2018 18:448

  7. Content type: Research article

    A growing number of complex public health interventions combine mass media with community-based “change agents” and/or mobilisation efforts acting at multiple levels. While impact evaluations are important, th...

    Authors: Elizabeth Starmann, Lori Heise, Nambusi Kyegombe, Karen Devries, Tanya Abramsky, Lori Michau, Tina Musuya, Charlotte Watts and Martine Collumbien

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:616

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The relationship between sleep duration and overweight risk remains unexplored among Chinese children. This study aims to evaluate this association in a national investigation with school-aged population.

    Authors: Muqing Cao, Yanna Zhu, Xiuhong Li, Yajun Chen, Jun Ma and Jin Jing

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:615

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Among the main elements of food security, in terms of food usage, are knowledge and attitude. These are particularly important during the initial two years of a child’s life. The present study was conducted in...

    Authors: Sedigheh Yeganeh, Niloofar Motamed, Saeid NajafpourBoushehri and Maryam Ravanipour

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:621

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The occurrence of severe dental caries is particularly prevalent and harmful in children. A better understanding of parental factors that may be indicators of children’s risk of developing dental caries is imp...

    Authors: Sanaa Chala, Soumia Houzmali, Redouane Abouqal and Faïza Abdallaoui

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:618

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  11. Content type: Research article

    This study includes, for the first time, estimates of general and abdominal obesity prevalence for all ages of the Portuguese population, using common standardized methodologies. Results are compared by sex, a...

    Authors: Andreia Oliveira, Joana Araújo, Milton Severo, Daniela Correia, Elisabete Ramos, Duarte Torres and Carla Lopes

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:614

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Dengue prevention is important for controlling the spread of dengue infection. Transmission of dengue can be prevented by controlling mosquito breeding sites. Indonesia has dengue a prevention program to minim...

    Authors: Alidha Nur Rakhmani, Yanin Limpanont, Jaranit Kaewkungwal and Kamolnetr Okanurak

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:619

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  13. Content type: Research article

    An elevated alanine aminotransferase (ALT) level is a surrogate marker of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the most common liver disorder in adolescents. The majority of previous NAFLD studies in ado...

    Authors: Ju Whi Kim, Kyung Jae Lee, Hye Ran Yang, Ju Young Chang, Jin Soo Moon, Young-Ho Khang and Jae Sung Ko

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:617

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Worldwide rising cesarean section (CS) births is an issue of concern. In India, with increase in institutional deliveries there has also been an increase in cesarean section births. Aim of the study is to quan...

    Authors: Priyanka Singh, Gulfam Hashmi and Prafulla Kumar Swain

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:613

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    Adolescents are a priority group in HIV prevention and treatment. This study sought to determine the prevalence and correlates of HIV testing services (HTS) among adolescents in the pastoralist post-conflict a...

    Authors: Rogers N. Ssebunya, Rhoda K. Wanyenze, Leticia Namale, Heather Lukolyo, Grace P. Kisitu, Patricia Nahirya-Ntege and Adeodata Kekitiinwa

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:612

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Contraceptive use has numerous health benefits such as preventing unplanned pregnancies, ensuring optimum spacing between births, reducing maternal and child mortality, and improving the lives of women and chi...

    Authors: Anthony Idowu Ajayi, Oladele Vincent Adeniyi and Wilson Akpan

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:604

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Schools are a key setting for large-scale primordial non-communicable disease prevention in young people, but little data on sustainability of impacts on cardiometabolic risk markers is available.

    Authors: Jakob Tarp, Eva Jespersen, Niels Christian Møller, Heidi Klakk, Barbara Wessner, Niels Wedderkopp and Anna Bugge

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:605

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  18. Content type: Research article

    There have been previous representative nutritional status surveys conducted in Hungary, but this is the first one that examines overweight and obesity prevalence according to the level of urbanization and in ...

    Authors: Gergő Erdei, Márta Bakacs, Éva Illés, Barbara Nagy, Csilla Kaposvári, Erzsébet Mák, Eszter Sarkadi Nagy, Zoltán Cserháti and Viktória Anna Kovács

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:611

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  19. Content type: Research article

    The Good School Toolkit, a complex behavioural intervention designed by Raising Voices a Ugandan NGO, reduced past week physical violence from school staff to primary students by an average of 42% in a recent ...

    Authors: Louise Knight, Elizabeth Allen, Angel Mirembe, Janet Nakuti, Sophie Namy, Jennifer C. Child, Joanna Sturgess, Nambusi Kyegombe, Eddy J. Walakira, Diana Elbourne, Dipak Naker and Karen M. Devries

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:608

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    There are several studies regarding the predictors or risk factors of unintended pregnancy, but only a small number of studies have been carried out concerning the socio-economic factors influencing the uninte...

    Authors: Reza Omani-Samani, Mostafa Amini Rarani, Mahdi Sepidarkish, Esmaeil Khedmati Morasae, Saman Maroufizadeh and Amir Almasi-Hashiani

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:607

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Tuberculosis (TB) in foreign-born residents is increasing in many European countries including Finland. We conducted enhanced TB surveillance to collect supplementary information on TB cases among recent immig...

    Authors: Pirre E. Räisänen, Hanna Soini, Pirjo Turtiainen, Tuula Vasankari, Petri Ruutu, J. Pekka Nuorti and Outi Lyytikäinen

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:610

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