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  1. Content type: Research article

    Risky drinking is associated with risky sexual experiences, however the relationship between alcohol and sex is complex. The aim of the study was to assess the feasibility of delivering alcohol screening and b...

    Authors: C. Sullivan, N. Martin, C. White and D. Newbury-Birch

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:884

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Emergency service vehicle crashes (ESVCs) are a leading cause of death in the United States fire service. Risk management (RM) is a proactive process for identifying occupational risks and reducing hazards and...

    Authors: David P. Bui, Keshia P. Porter, Stephanie Griffin, Dustin D. French, Alesia M. Jung, Stephen Crothers and Jefferey L. Burgess

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:885

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The contemporary Scottish diet is unhealthy and a risk factor for poor health outcomes including obesity. Over a third of Scottish children are at risk of being overweight or obese, and there have been calls t...

    Authors: Fiona Crawford, Dionne Mackison, John D. Mooney and Anne Ellaway

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:887

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  4. Content type: Research article

    According to scientific literature, antibacterials are prescribed for common pediatric conditions that do not benefit from antibiotic therapy. The link between antibiotic use and bacterial resistance is well k...

    Authors: Mirko Di Martino, Adele Lallo, Ursula Kirchmayer, Marina Davoli and Danilo Fusco

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:886

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Risk stratification using genetic and other types of personal information could improve current best available approaches to ovarian cancer risk reduction, improving identification of women at increased risk o...

    Authors: Susanne F. Meisel, Maddie Freeman, Jo Waller, Lindsay Fraser, Sue Gessler, Ian Jacobs, Jatinderpal Kalsi, Ranjit Manchanda, Belinda Rahman, Lucy Side, Jane Wardle, Anne Lanceley and Saskia C. Sanderson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:882

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Despite evidence for the use of community-wide campaigns to promote physical activity, few evaluations of community–wide campaigns in Hispanic communities exist. This study assessed the associations of exposur...

    Authors: Natalia I. Heredia, MinJae Lee and Belinda M. Reininger

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:883

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Work life expectancy (WLE) expresses the expected time a person will remain in the labor market until he or she retires. This paper compares a life table approach to estimating WLE to an approach based on mult...

    Authors: Jacob Pedersen and Jakob Bue Bjorner

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:879

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Patients with TB have diverse and often challenging clinical and social needs that may hamper successful treatment outcomes. Understanding the need for additional support during treatment (enhanced case manage...

    Authors: Angela Tucker, Jeniffer Mithoo, Paul Cleary, Mark Woodhead, Peter MacPherson, Tom Wingfield, Stefanie Davies, Carolyn Wake, Paddy McMaster and S. Bertel Squire

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:881

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Harmful gambling is a significant public health issue. There has been widespread discussion in the Australian media about the extent and impact of sports betting on the Australian community, particularly relat...

    Authors: Jennifer L. David, Samantha L. Thomas, Melanie Randle, Steven J. Bowe and Mike Daube

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:878

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The majority of food expenditures are made in supermarkets and this environment influences our purchasing and food intake. Breakfast cereals are frequently marketed as healthy food choices. The objective of th...

    Authors: Monique Potvin Kent, Erika Rudnicki and Crystal Usher

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:877

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Dietary guidelines in France give quantitative recommendations for intake of meat, fish and dairy products whereas consumers are increasingly concerned by the environmental impacts associated with the producti...

    Authors: Sandrine Péneau, Philippine Fassier, Benjamin Allès, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Serge Hercberg and Caroline Méjean

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:876

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  12. Content type: Study protocol

    Identifying critical life transitions in people’s physical activity behaviors may illuminate the most opportune intervention apertures for chronic disease prevention. A substantive evidence base now indicates ...

    Authors: Alison Quinlan, Ryan E. Rhodes, Mark R. Beauchamp, Danielle Symons Downs, Darren E. R. Warburton and Chris M. Blanchard

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:875

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  13. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that Table 1 has been formatted poorly in the original version so that the columns are not aligned with their corresponding informatio...

    Authors: Fran Baum, Toni Delany-Crowe, Colin MacDougall, Angela Lawless, Helen van Eyk and Carmel Williams

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:873

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    The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:811

  14. Content type: Research

    The Lives Saved Tool (LiST) is a widely used resource for evidence-based decision-making regarding health program scale-up in low- and middle-income countries. LiST estimates the impact of specified changes in...

    Authors: Simon Cousens, Jamie Perin, Parul Christian, Lee Shu-Fune Wu, Sajid Soofi, Zulfiqar Bhutta, Claudio Lanata, Richard L. Guerrant, Aldo A. M. Lima, Kåre Mølbak, Palle Valentiner-Branth, William Checkley, Robert H. Gilman, R. Bradley Sack, Robert E. Black, Jean Humphrey…

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):778

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  15. Content type: Research

    Inequality in healthcare across population groups in low-income countries is a growing topic of interest in global health. The Lives Saved Tool (LiST), which uses health intervention coverage to model maternal...

    Authors: Adrienne Clermont

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):734

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  16. Content type: Research

    Increased contraceptive use has been associated with a decrease in high parity births, births that occur close together in time, and births to very young or to older women. These types of births are also assoc...

    Authors: Jamie Perin, Agbessi Amouzou and Neff Walker

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):786

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  17. Content type: Research

    In 2010, the UK Government Department for International Development (DFID) committed through its 'Framework for results for reproductive, maternal and newborn health (RMNH)' to save 50,000 maternal lives and 2...

    Authors: Ingrid K. Friberg, Angela Baschieri and Jo Abbotts

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):779

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  18. Content type: Research

    Calls have been made for improved measurement of coverage for maternal, newborn and child health interventions. Recently, methods linking household and health facility surveys have been used to improve estimat...

    Authors: Mufaro Kanyangarara and Victoria B. Chou

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):780

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  19. Content type: Research

    The Missed Opportunity tool was developed as an application in the Lives Saved Tool (LiST) to allow users to quickly compare the relative impact of interventions. Global Financing Facility (GFF) investment cas...

    Authors: Yvonne Tam and Luwei Pearson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):735

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  20. Content type: Research

    The Lives Saved Tool (LiST) estimates the effects of maternal and child health interventions on mortality rates and the number of deaths. The family planning module in Spectrum interacts with LiST by providing...

    Authors: John Stover and William Winfrey

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):775

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  21. Content type: Research article

    On 5 March 2015, Taiwan Centers for Disease Control was notified of more than 200 students with gastroenteritis at a senior high school during excursion to Kenting. We conducted an outbreak investigation to id...

    Authors: Hao-Yuan Cheng, Min-Nan Hung, Wan-Chin Chen, Yi-Chun Lo, Ying-Shih Su, Hsin-Yi Wei, Meng-Yu Chen, Yen-Chang Tuan, Hui-Chen Lin, Hsu-Yang Lin, Tsung-Yen Liu, Yu-Ying Wang and Fang-Tzy Wu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:870

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  22. Content type: Research

    Measles vaccination effectiveness studies showed dramatic decreases in all-cause mortality in excess of what would be expected from the prevention of measles disease alone. This invited speculation that measle...

    Authors: Bianca D. Jackson and Robert E. Black

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):783

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  23. Content type: Research

    Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will require careful allocation of resources in order to achieve the highest impact. The Lives Saved Tool (LiST) has been used widely to calculate the impact of mate...

    Authors: Lori A. Bollinger, Rachel Sanders, William Winfrey and Adebiyi Adesina

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):782

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

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