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  1. Content type: Erratum

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:14

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    The original article was published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:9

  2. Content type: Short report

    This study aimed at investigating the association between the rs7903146 (C/T) polymorphism of the TCF7L2 gene with obesity in a Cameroonian population.

    Authors: Aurelie Nguimmo-Metsadjio, Barbara Atogho-Tiedeu, Jean Jacques Noubiap, Marie-Solange Evehe, Rosine Djokam-Dadjeu, Olivier Sontsa Donfack, Dieudonne Nanfa, Edith Pascale M. Mato, Elvis Ndonwi Ngwa, Magellan Guewo-Fokeng, Priscille Pokam-Fosso, Wilfred F. Mbacham, Jean Claude Mbanya and Eugene Sobngwi

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:12

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:16

  3. Content type: Research article

    Personal hypertension management is a cornerstone in the prevention of hypertension complications. In Eritrea, the increase in the national life expectancy rate has been accompanied by an increase in hypertens...

    Authors: Merhawi Teklezgi Gebrezgi, Mary Jo Trepka and Eyob Azaria Kidane

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:11

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  4. Content type: Research article

    There is a scarcity of studies that evaluate the psychosocial determinants of eating behavior among adolescents in the Eastern Mediterranean region. The availability of such data is limited by the lack of vali...

    Authors: Leila Itani, Hanadi Chatila, Hani Dimassi and Fikrat El Sahn

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:10

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Information on health-seeking behavior and utilization of health facilities in slums of Addis Ababa is scarce, impeding the implementation of effective interventions. The purpose of this study is to assess the...

    Authors: Metadel Adane, Bezatu Mengistie, Worku Mulat, Helmut Kloos and Girmay Medhin

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:9

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:14

  6. Content type: Research article

    How does the gap in preferences between married couples affect their happiness after childbirth? Are couples that share similar preferences happier? In recent years, gender, marriage, and happiness have been c...

    Authors: Yusuke Kamiya, Bright Akpalu, Emmanuel Mahama, Emmanuel Kwesi Ayipah, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Abraham Hodgson, Akira Shibanuma, Kimiyo Kikuchi and Masamine Jimba

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:8

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Children in third world countries suffer from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in an extent of public health important. SAM management protocol available this time brought the approach from facility-based to co...

    Authors: Mulugeta Yohannis Kabalo and Canaan Negash Seifu

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:7

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  8. Content type: Research article

    An online cross-sectional survey examined the relationships between the demographic characteristics, personal values, trust in sources of nutrition information and the use of convenience food outlets among mid...

    Authors: Breanna De Jong, Anthony Worsley, Wei Chun Wang, Rani Sarmugam, Quynh Pham, Judhiastuty Februhartanty and Stacey Ridley

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:6

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Dengue fever, an endemic arboviral disease, represents one of the major public health concerns in Nepal. It is transmitted by bites of infected Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, the former being primary vector....

    Authors: Srinivas Thapa, Narayan Dutt Pant, Rojina Shrestha, Ganga GC, Bidya Shrestha, Basu Dev Pandey and Ishan Gautam

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:5

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Sickle cell disease (SCD) is of major public health concern globally, with majority of patients living in Africa. Despite its relevance, there is a dearth of research to determine the socio-demographic distrib...

    Authors: Vincent A. Adzika, Franklin N. Glozah, Desmond Ayim-Aboagye and Collins S. K. Ahorlu

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:4

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a hereditary blood disorder prevalent in tribal regions of India. SCD can increase complications during pregnancy and in turn negatively influence pregnancy outcomes. This study re...

    Authors: Gayatri Desai, Ankit Anand, Pankaj Shah, Shobha Shah, Kapilkumar Dave, Hardik Bhatt, Shrey Desai and Dhiren Modi

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:3

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  12. Content type: Research Article

    The objectives of this study are to document the trend on utilisation of four or more (4+) antenatal care (ANC) over the last 22 years period and to explore the determinants and inequity of 4+ ANC utilisation as ...

    Authors: Aminur Rahman, Monjura Khatun Nisha, Tahmina Begum, Sayem Ahmed, Nurul Alam and Iqbal Anwar

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:2

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Campylobacter species are widespread zoonotic pathogens. Campylobacter jejuni causes a form of gastroenteritis called campylobacteriosis. Campylobacter drug resistance is considered a ...

    Authors: Waleed M. Sweileh, Samah W. Al-Jabi, Ansam F. Sawalha, Adham S. AbuTaha and Sa’ed H. Zyoud

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:39

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Improving child health is one of the major policy agendas for most of the governments, especially in the developing countries. These governments have been implementing various strategies such as improving heal...

    Authors: Stella T. Lartey, Rasheda Khanam and Shingo Takahashi

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:38

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Inequity in access and use of child and maternal health services is impeding progress towards reduction of maternal mortality in low-income countries. To address low usage of maternal and newborn health care s...

    Authors: August Kuwawenaruwa, Gemini Mtei, Jitihada Baraka and Kassimu Tani

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:37

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Shigella is a major cause of gastroenteritis especially in children. In developing countries, the incidence is frequent and results are often life threatening. Changing epidemiology an...

    Authors: Geeta Shakya, Jyoti Acharya, Shailaja Adhikari and Nisha Rijal

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:36

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The study investigated the factors associated with compliance to the recommended ≥90-day uptake of micronutrients for prevention of iron-deficiency anemia during pregnancy in Nigeria.

    Authors: Nkechi G. Onyeneho, Ngozi I’Aronu, Ngozi Chukwu, Uju Patricia Agbawodikeizu, Malgorzata Chalupowski and S. V. Subramanian

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:35

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The best method of gestational age assessment is by ultrasound in the first trimester; however, this method is impractical in large field trials in rural areas. Our objective was to assess the validity of gest...

    Authors: Alison D. Gernand, Rina Rani Paul, Barkat Ullah, Muhammad A. Taher, Frank R. Witter, Lee Wu, Alain B. Labrique, Keith P. West Jr. and Parul Christian

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:34

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  19. Content type: Research article

    A number of studies have reported the association between magnesium (Mg) and diabetes. However, the various conclusions were inconsistent and the data on the Chinese population was limited. The objective of th...

    Authors: Jie Wei, Chao Zeng, Xiao-xiao Li, Qian-yi Gong, Guang-hua Lei and Tu-bao Yang

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:33

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Mean platelet volume (MPV), which is commonly used as a measure of platelet size, indicates the rate of platelet production and platelet activation. We aimed to evaluate the mean platelet volume in children wi...

    Authors: Fatih Akın, Ahmet Sert and Şükrü Arslan

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:32

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Valid skinfold thickness (SFT) equations for the prediction of body fat are currently unavailable for South Asian women and would be a potentially robust field tool. Our aim was to assess the validity of exist...

    Authors: Indu Waidyatilaka, Angela de Silva, Maduka de Lanerolle-Dias, Sunethra Atukorala and Pulani Lanerolle

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:31

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  22. Content type: Research article

    To determine whether TG/HDL-C ratio, which has been shown to be an indicator of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and insulin resistance (IR), can predict cardiovascular risk factors in the Chinese Han population ...

    Authors: Hua-Yin Li, Bang-Dang Chen, Yi-Tong Ma, Yi-Ning Yang, Xiang Ma, Fen Liu, Zhen-Yan Fu, Xiang Xie, Xiao-Mei Li, Shuo Pan, Chun-Hui He, Ying-Ying Zheng, Yun Wu, Jing Tao, Chun-Lan Dong and Ting-Ting Wu

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:30

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Anaemia during pregnancy continues to constitute significant challenge to maternal health in Nigeria and contributes substantially to the worsening maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in Nigeria despite a global re...

    Authors: Nkechi G. Onyeneho and Obianuju U. Igweonu

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:29

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