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#1Chukwuemeka Anthony Umeh (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 3
#2Peter C. Rockers (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 8
Last.Veronika J. Wirtz (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 12
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Abstract Objective In spite of the increasing number of global health partnerships led by biopharmaceutical companies, there is a paucity of information on the number, type, and role of partners. This paper aims to analyze partnerships carrying out company programs included in Access Accelerated, a new industry initiative, focused on addressing the global non-communicable disease burden. Study design Document review and content analysis. Methods We extracted data on the number, type, and role of...
#1H. Mozaffari (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)
#2Elnaz Daneshzad (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 2
Last.Leila Azadbakht (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 43
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Abstract Objective Despite growing evidence for the association between other dietary macronutrients and bone health, limited and inconsistent knowledge is available regarding carbohydrate intake. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, we purposed to clarify and synthesize the knowledge about the relation between carbohydrate intake and the risk of fracture. Study design Systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Methods In this study, PubMed and Scopus were used to cond...
#1M. Yokota (Teikyo University)
#2T. Fujita (Teikyo University)
Last.Tetsuya Sakamoto (Teikyo University)H-Index: 16
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Abstract Objectives With the progress of aging, fall injuries have become a global public health issue. This research was conducted to describe in detail situations of injury occurrence among the elderly by distinguishing between falls from heights and ground-level falls. We assume that different fall mechanisms occur in different situations and result in a wide range of consequences. Study design This is a registry-based descriptive study. Methods The analysis included 55,126 patients with fall...
#1G. Carrillo-Balam (Edin.: University of Edinburgh)
Last.D.L. Christensen (UCPH: University of Copenhagen)
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Abstract Objective We aimed to identify the coverage rates and use of health care and to explore barriers and facilitators of access in rural Mexico. Study design Systematic review of the literature. Methods We undertook a structured search in the electronic databases EMBASE, Medline, and Scopus. Inclusion criteria comprised articles published in Spanish and English during the period 1986–2018. The studies were screened and selected by two independent reviewers in accordance with predefined crit...
#1Francesca ValentH-Index: 26
Last.Francesco GongoloH-Index: 1
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Abstract Objectives In the Italian region Friuli Venezia Giulia, public screening is offered for cervical cancer, breast cancer, and colorectal cancer. Participation of the target population is lower than 70%. Our aim was to investigate reasons for non-participation. Study design This is a qualitative survey. Methods A telephone survey was conducted in 2018 on a random sample of persons not adhering in 2017. Only one question about the reason for non-participation was asked. The answers were tra...
#1Antwan Jones (GW: George Washington University)H-Index: 6
#2H.M. Mamudu (GW: George Washington University)
Last.G.D. Squires (ETSU: East Tennessee State University)
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Abstract Objectives As social determinants of health, mortgage possessions (primarily foreclosures in the US context) and housing instability have been associated with certain mental and physical health outcomes at the individual level. However, individual risks of foreclosure and of poor health are spatially patterned. The objective of this study is to examine the extent to which area-specific social and economic characteristics help explain the relationship between mortgage possessions and obe...
#1Y. Sharif (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)
#2Omid Sadeghi (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 6
Last.Ahmad Esmaillzadeh (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 50
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Abstract Objective The objective of this study was to investigate the association of serum levels of 25(OH)D3 (vitamin D), retinol (vitamin A) and zinc with stunting in a large sample of Iranian toddlers. Study design This was a cross-sectional study. Methods A total of 4261 children, aged 10–36 months, who had Iranian birth certificates were included in the present study. Weight and height were measured by experienced professionals in accordance with standard protocols. Stunting was defined as ...
#1A. Gugushvili (University of Oxford)
#2Y. Zhao (University of Oxford)
Last.E. Bukodi (University of Oxford)
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Abstract Objectives Intergenerational educational mobility can be particularly relevant for smoking because it implies moving from individuals' family background to a new position in the social hierarchy. Existing research, however, does not provide an answer as to how the process of mobility, per se, is associated with the likelihood of smoking. Study design We used cross-nationally comparable survey data for 20 countries collected within the health module of the European Social Survey in 2014....
#1Zhenzhen Qin (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 3
#2Zhong-Ze Wang (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 7
Last.Fei XuH-Index: 15
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Abstract Objectives The interest in built environment attributes on physical activity has been rapidly increasing over recent decades. This study aimed to investigate the associations between residential density (RD) and walking time (WT), a common mode of physical activity, among urban adults in China. Study design This is a cross-sectional study. Methods Locally registered adults aged 35–74 years were randomly selected from eight urban neighbourhoods in Nanjing, China, in 2017. The outcome var...
#1N.K. Pham (University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City)
#2A. Sepehri (UM: University of Manitoba)
Last.V.T. Tran (University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City)
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Abstract Objectives To document the prevalence of overweight and obesity and examine associated risk factors. Study design A cross-sectional survey was conducted in 16 primary public schools in eight districts of Ho Chi Minh City in 2016. A multistage clustering sampling method was used to collect a sample of 1806 pupils attending the first, second, and third grades (7–9 years). Methods Age- and sex-adjusted body mass index (BMI) status was defined using International Obesity Taskforce cut-offs....
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