Correlates of smoking initiation among young adults in Ukraine: a cross-sectional study
- Wirksamkeit und Wirtschaftlichkeit von verhaltensbezogenen MaÃŸnahmen zur PrÃ¤vention des Zigarettenrauchens. Müller-Riemenschneider, Falk; Rasch, Andrej; Bockelbrink, Angelina; Vauth, Christoph; Willich, Stefan N.; Greiner, Wolfgang // GMS Health Technology Assessment;2009, Vol. 5, p1
The hazardous health effects of smoking and second hand smoke have been confirmed in numerous studies. For Germany, the mortality attributable to smoking is estimated at 110,000 to 140,000 deaths per year, associated with annual smoking-related costs of 17 to 21 billion euro. Because the...
- State Trends in Health Risk Factors and Receipt of Clinical Preventive Services Among US Adults During the 1990s. Nelson, David E.; Bland, Shayne; Powell-Griner, Eve; Klein, Richard; Wells, Henry E.; Hogelin, Gary; Marks, James S. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;5/22/2002, Vol. 287 Issue 20, p2659
Context: Monitoring trends is essential for evaluating past activities and guiding current preventive health program and policy efforts. Although tracking progress toward national health goals is helpful, use of national estimates is limited because most preventive health care activities,...
- Prevalence and associated factors of knee osteoarthritis in a community-based population in Heilongjiang, Northeast China. Jiang, Liying; Rong, Jiesheng; Zhang, Qiuju; Hu, Fulan; Zhang, Shide; Li, Xia; Zhao, Yashuang; Tao, Tianzun // Rheumatology International;May2012, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p1189
Few data exist concerning the prevalence of knee OA and associated factors in Northeast China. This study was undertaken to estimate the prevalence of radiographic and symptomatic knee OA among community residents and to elucidate relevant risk factors. Unmatched case-control study was adopted...
- The Immediate vs the Important. McGinnis, J. Michael; Foege, William H. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;3/10/2004, Vol. 291 Issue 10, p1263
Discusses the factors that result in early death of an individual. Importance of preventive medicine; Types of diseases that are a result of poor preventive medicine; Leading causes of death in 2000.
- Nonclient Factors in the Reporting of Prenatal Psychosocial Risk Assessments. Wilkinson, Deborah Schild; Korenbrot, Carol C.; Fuentes-Afflick, Elena // American Journal of Public Health;Sep94, Vol. 84 Issue 9, p1511
Psychosocial and nutrition risk assessments at 27 randomly selected sites of a Medicaid-funded enhanced prenatal program were examined for completeness and uniformity of reporting. The recording of psychosocial data, but not of nutrition data, was found to be associated with a substantial number...
- Assessing psychosocial/quality of life outcomes in screening: how do we do it better? McCaffery, Kirsten J.; Barratt, Alexandra L. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Dec2004, Vol. 58 Issue 12, p968
This article presents information related to the psychosocial outcomes of screening programs. Assessing non-medical outcomes of screening presents constant challenges. T.M. Marteau and colleagues offer some insight into the complexities of assessing non-medical outcomes in their study of...
- Perceptions of Smoking-Related Risk and Worry Among Dual-Smoker Couples. Ranby, Krista W.; Lewis, Megan A.; Toll, Benjamin A.; Rohrbaugh, Michael J.; Lipkus, Isaac M. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Mar2013, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p734
Introduction: Quit rates are lower and relapse rates are higher for people in close relationships with a partner who smokes. Although desire to quit is often related to health concerns for oneâ€™s self, much less is known about psychosocial factors associated with quitting in dual-smoker...
- Surpassing smoking targets. Poulton, Rebecca // Primary Health Care;Feb2005, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p19
Focuses on the health risk associated with smoking in Great Britain. Increase in mortality among long-term smokers; Benefits of a smoking cessation program; Costs of smoking, both to individual's health and financial burden on the health service.
- Qualitative research methods: when to use them and how to judge them. Hammarberg, K.; Kirkman, M.; de Lacey, S. // Human Reproduction;Mar2016, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p498
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