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Awang Bulgiba
University of Malaya
Public healthPhysical therapyPopulationObesityMedicine
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INTRODUCTION: Farmworkers are considered a high-risk group for tick-borne diseases (TBDs). This qualitative study aimed to gain an in-depth understanding of the farmworkers' experience, knowledge, health beliefs, information needs, and preventive practices of tick bites and TBDs. METHODOLOGY: A total of nine focus group discussions with 56 farmworkers across eight animal farms in Peninsular Malaysia were conducted between August and October 2013. RESULTS: Farmworkers explained their experience o...
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#1Rafdza Zaki (UM: University of Malaya)
#2Awang Bulgiba (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 20
Last. Noor Azina Ismail (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 15
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Introduction New medical instruments and tests are constantly being developed with the aim of providing cheaper, non-invasive, more convenient and safe methods. It is imperative that all medical instruments are accurate and precise. A failure of medical instruments to be accurate may lead to diagnosis errors with potentially affect patient’s management. Agreement is one of parameters for testing the quality of instrument and signifies the accuracy of that certain instrument. The Bland-Altman met...
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#1Ahmed Hamood Al-Shahethi (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 1
#2Rafdzah Zaki (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 6
Last. Awang Bulgiba (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 20
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Abstract Background Perinatal mortality remains a major international problem responsible for nearly six million stillbirths and neonatal deaths. Objectives To estimate the perinatal mortality rate in Sana’a, Yemen and to identify risk factors for perinatal deaths. Methods A community-based prospective cohort study was carried out between 2015 and 2016. Nine-hundred and eighty pregnant women were identified and followed up to 7 days following birth. A multi-stage cluster sampling was used to sel...
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#1Rafdzah Zaki (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 6
#2Siti Norsyuhada Roffeei (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 4
Last. Joacim Rocklöv (Umeå University)H-Index: 31
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An early warning system for dengue is meant to predict outbreaks and prevent dengue cases by aiding timely decision making and deployment of interventions. However, only a system which is accepted ...
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#1Bee Suan Wee (UniSZA: Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin)H-Index: 2
#2Awang Bulgiba (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 20
Last. Bee Koon Poh (UKM: National University of Malaysia)H-Index: 20
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Objective:The aim of this study was to objectively measure physical activity and its association with sociodemographic factors among Malaysian primary school-age children.Methods:A total of 111 primary school children in Kuala Lumpur were selected through random sampling. Activity pattern was determined using pedometers and differences by sex, ethnicity and body mass index categories were analysed. The relationship between pedometer-determined physical activity and sociodemographic factors were ...
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#1Raudah Mohd Yunus (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 3
#2Noran N. Hairi (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 12
Last. Awang Bulgiba (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 20
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#1Raudah Mohd Yunus (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 3
#2Noran N. Hairi (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 12
Last. Awang Bulgiba (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 20
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Elder Abuse and Neglect (EAN) is one of the major public health concerns. The current worldwide rapid demographic transition, urbanization, and changes in social structures have predisposed older adults to greater risks of abuse and exploitation. In Malaysia, EAN is a relatively unexplored subject. Local studies have indicated that approximately one in ten older adults experiences abuse, and that the most common subtype is financial abuse, followed by psychological abuse. In the recent decades t...
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#1Colin W. Binns (Curtin University)H-Index: 49
#2Mi-Kyung Lee (Murdoch University)H-Index: 27
Last. Indika Karunathilake (UoC: University of Colombo)H-Index: 10
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Good nutrition for infants, during the first 1000 days from conception, is one of the most important determinants of a healthy long life. Breastfeeding is the most important component of infant nut...
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#1Nur Sakinah AhmadH-Index: 1
#2Noran N. HairiH-Index: 12
Last. Awang BulgibaH-Index: 20
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Abstract Background Dietary pattern analysis is a complementary method to nutrient analysis in evaluating overall diet–disease hypotheses. Although studies have been conducted to derive dietary patterns among Malaysians, their consistency across subgroups has not been examined. Objective The study aimed to derive dietary patterns empirically and to examine the consistency and generalizability of patterns across sex, ethnicity, and urban status in a working population. Design This was a cross-sec...
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