BMC Public Health - Volume 12, issue Preprint

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1471-2458

Abstract

Background

Approximately 32,000 people take their own lives every year in the United States. In Kentucky, suicide mortality rates have been steadily increasing since 1999. Few studies in the United States have assessed spatial clustering of suicides. The purpose of this study was to identify high-

Journal: BMC Public Health, vol. 12, no. Preprint, 2012

Abstract

Background

Cervical cancer screening is not yet standard of care of women attending HIV care clinics in Africa and presents operational challenges that need to be addressed.

Methods

A cervical cancer screening program based on visual inspection methods was conducted in clinics providing antir

Journal: BMC Public Health, vol. 12, no. Preprint, 2012

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Background

WHO estimates suggest that age-specific death rates from non-communicable diseases are higher in sub-Saharan Africa than in high-income countries. The objectives of this study were to examine, in Burkina Faso, the prevalence of non-communicable disease symptoms by age, gender, socioecon

Journal: BMC Public Health, vol. 12, no. Preprint, 2012

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Background

In adult research, neighborhood walkability has been acknowledged as an important construct among the built environmental correlates of physical activity. Research into this association has only recently been extended to adolescents and the current empirical evidence is not consistent.

Journal: BMC Public Health, vol. 12, no. Preprint, 2012

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Background

Urban Palestinians have a high incidence of coronary heart disease, and alarming prevalences of obesity (particularly among women) and diabetes. An active lifestyle can help prevent these conditions. Little is known about the physical activity (PA) behavior of Palestinians. This study a

Journal: BMC Public Health, vol. 12, no. Preprint, 2012