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  1. 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

  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Content type: Research article

    Data on the prevalence and complications of gestational diabetes are very scarce in Cameroon. The aim of this study was to evaluate the uptake of screening for gestational diabetes and assess the immediate pos...

    Authors: Manuella Djomhou, Eugene Sobngwi, Jean Jacques N. Noubiap, Mickael Essouma, Philip Nana and Nelson J. Fomulu

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:28

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Polyherbal medicines are used for the treatment of many diseases in many African and Asian communities. With the increasing use of these remedies, several investigations have shown that they are associated wit...

    Authors: Elizabeth Bosede Famewo, Anna Maria Clarke and Anthony Jide Afolayan

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:27

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Groundwater drawn from shallow tubewells in Bangladesh is often polluted by nearby pit latrines, which are commonly used toilets in rural and sub-urban areas of the country.

    Authors: M. Sirajul Islam, Zahid Hayat Mahmud, M. Shafiqul Islam, Ganesh Chandra Saha, Anwar Zahid, AHM Zulfiquar Ali, M. Qumrul Hassan, Khairul Islam, Hasin Jahan, Yakub Hossain, M. Masud Hasan, Sandy Cairncross, Richard Carter, Stephen P. Luby, Alejandro Cravioto, Hubert Ph. Endtz…

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:26

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Alcohol use is reported in university students with discrepancy between countries. The study objectives were to assess prevalence and associated factors of alcohol consumption among university students in Germ...

    Authors: Janet Junqing Chu, Heiko J. Jahn, Mobarak Hossain Khan and Alexander Kraemer

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:25

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The diets of postmenopausal women in Western countries tend to be deficient in minerals, even if the energy value is at the recommended level. The objective of the presented population-based cohort study was t...

    Authors: Dominika Głąbska, Dariusz Włodarek, Aleksandra Kołota, Aleksandra Czekajło, Bogna Drozdzowska and Wojciech Pluskiewicz

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:23

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  25. Content type: Research article

    The nutritional status of women before and during pregnancy can be determined by maternal knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions towards certain foods. The present study aimed to explore maternal dietary habits...

    Authors: Taddese Alemu Zerfu, Melaku Umeta and Kaleab Baye

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:22

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  26. Content type: Research article

    HIV and AIDS affect most the productive people, leading to reduced capacity to either produce food or generate income. Children under-fives are the most vulnerable group in the affected households. There exist...

    Authors: Peter M. Chege, Zipporah W. Ndungu and Betty M. Gitonga

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:21

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Suppose 35 % of the households with children under 5 years of age in a low-income suburban neighborhood in a developing country have diarrhea where improved water sources are available. Clearly, something is a...

    Authors: Rochelle Holm, Philip Wandschneider, Allan Felsot and Golden Msilimba

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:20

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  28. Content type: Research article

    In Kenya, as in many low-income countries, the private sector is an important component of health service delivery and of providing access to preventive and curative health services. The Tunza Social Franchise...

    Authors: Nirali M. Chakraborty, Mwende Mbondo and Joyce Wanderi

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:19

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Water-related diseases are of great concern in developing countries like Nepal. Every year, there are countless morbidity and mortality due to the consumption of unsafe drinking water. Recently, there have bee...

    Authors: Narayan Dutt Pant, Nimesh Poudyal and Shyamal Kumar Bhattacharya

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:17

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Low-quality monotonous diet is a major problem confronting resource-constrained settings across the world. Starchy staple foods dominate the diets in these settings. This places the population, especially wome...

    Authors: Dickson A. Amugsi, Anna Lartey, Elizabeth Kimani-Murage and Blessing U. Mberu

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:16

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:18

  31. Content type: Research article

    Though Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) is successful in increasing antenatal and natal care services, little is known on the cost coverage of out-of-pocket expenditure (...

    Authors: Dipti Govil, Neetu Purohit, Shiv Dutt Gupta and Sanjay Kumar Mohanty

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:15

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Rahim Yar Khan (RYK) District is a multi-ethnic assemblage of both ancient and migrated communities in Southern Punjab, Pakistan. There is a paucity of knowledge on the bio-demographic structure of this endoga...

    Authors: Hafiza Fizzah Riaz, Shaheen Mannan and Sajid Malik

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:14

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Childhood diarrhea is one of the major public health problems in Ethiopia. Multiple factors at different levels contribute to the occurrence of childhood diarrhea. The objective of the study was to identify th...

    Authors: Muluken Azage, Abera Kumie, Alemayehu Worku and Amvrossios C. Bagtzoglou

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:13

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Early initiation of breastfeeding after birth is a key behavioral health factor known to decrease neonatal mortality risks. Yet, few demographic studies examined how a community-based intervention impacts post...

    Authors: Naoko Horii, Oumarou Habi, Alio Dangana, Abdou Maina, Souleymane Alzouma and Yves Charbit

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:12

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Among the studies published after the year 2000 which focused on nutrition at preschool, only three aimed to assess children’s intake of energy and selected nutrients at preschool. The purpose of this study wa...

    Authors: Sylwia Merkiel and Wojciech Chalcarz

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:11

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  36. Content type: Short report

    In spite of the increasing efforts to gather spatial data in developing countries, the use of maps is mostly for visualization of health indicators rather than informed decision-making. Various spatial tools c...

    Authors: Dohyeong Kim, Malabika Sarker and Priyanka Vyas

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:8

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Although it is known that lifestyle behaviors of pregnant women are closely related to maternal and fetal health, number of data concerning efficacy of intervention on lifestyle during pregnancy is limited. Th...

    Authors: Özlem Aşcı and Gülay Rathfisch

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:7

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Quality instillation has its own challenges, facilitators and barriers in various settings. This paper focuses on exploration of quality components related to practices, health system challenges and quality en...

    Authors: Shilpa Karvande, Devendra Sonawane, Sandeep Chavan and Nerges Mistry

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:6

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  39. Content type: Research article

    The essential amino acid tryptophan cannot be synthesised in the body and must be acquired through dietary intake. Oxidation of tryptophan, due to immune induction of the enzyme indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (ID...

    Authors: Priyesh Bipath, Peter F. Levay and Margaretha Viljoen

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:5

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Public health is at risk due to chemical contaminants in drinking water which may have immediate health consequences. Drinking water sources are susceptible to pollutants depending on geological conditions and...

    Authors: Tahera Akter, Fatema Tuz Jhohura, Fahmida Akter, Tridib Roy Chowdhury, Sabuj Kanti Mistry, Digbijoy Dey, Milan Kanti Barua, Md Akramul Islam and Mahfuzar Rahman

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:4

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  41. Content type: Short report

    Cholera has afflicted the Indian sub-continent for centuries, predominantly in West Bengal and modern-day Bangladesh. This preliminary study aims to understand the current level of knowledge of cholera in fema...

    Authors: Charlotte C. Tamason, Suhella M. Tulsiani, A. K. Siddique, Bilqis A. Hoque and Peter K. Mackie Jensen

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:3

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  42. Content type: Research article

    The Chiranjeevi Yojana (CY) is a large public-private partnership program in Gujarat, India, under which the state pays private sector obstetricians to provide childbirth services to poor and tribal women. The...

    Authors: Kristi Sidney, Veena Iyer, Kranti Vora, Dileep Mavalankar and Ayesha De Costa

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:2

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  43. Content type: Research article

    In Mexico, despite that the fact that several social programs have been implemented, chronic undernutrition is still a public health problem affecting 1.5 million children of <5 years. Chiapas ranks first in u...

    Authors: Esmeralda García-Parra, Héctor Ochoa-Díaz-López, Rosario García-Miranda, Laura Moreno-Altamirano, Roberto Solís-Hernández and Raúl Molina-Salazar

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:1

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  44. Content type: Research article

    Typhoid fever is the persistent cause of morbidity worldwide. Salmonella enterica serovar’s carriers among food handlers have the potential to disseminate this infection on large scale in the community. The purpo...

    Authors: Taranum Ruba Siddiqui, Safia Bibi, Muhammad Ayaz Mustufa, Sobiya Mohiuddin Ayaz and Adnan Khan

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:27

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  45. Content type: Research article

    Aeromonas species can cause a wide spectrum of illnesses varying from intestinal to extra intestinal and vary in their susceptibility to different antibiotics. The current study was un...

    Authors: Maanasa Bhaskar, K P Dinoop and Jharna Mandal

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:26

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