Tribal eligible couple and care providers’ perspective on family planning: A qualitative study in Keonjhar district, Odisha, India
Publication date: Available online 20 April 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Subrata Kumar Palo, Mousumi Samal, Jyoshnamayee Behera, Sanghamitra Pati (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - April 22, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Combined profiles derived from cardiovascular risk factors, health-promoting lifestyle, and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms
Publication date: Available online 17 April 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Maryam Ahmadi, Saeid KomasiAbstractBackgroundObviously, determining and organizing patients’ health profile is important after a cardiac event or procedure. Therefore, the present study was conducted with the aim of cluster analysis of the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, illness risk factors, and health-promoting lifestyle profile (HPLP) in patients with heart disease.MethodsThis cross-sectional study was conducted on 201 patients with established heart disease in a hospital in the west of Iran. T...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Association between diet quality scores, adiposity, glycemic status and nutritional biomarkers among indian population with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A cross-sectional study
ConclusionsIncreasing dietary scores are supposed to have a provoking effect on disease condition resulting into worse outcomes at higher scores. The findings from nutritional biomarkers suggested that deficiently found nutrients must be supplemented as a part of therapy to enhance the treatment benefits. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

A spatial analysis of childhood stunting and its contextual correlates in India
ConclusionThe paper manifests the gigantic variations and clustering in the childhood malnutrition across districts of India. The study recommends to target the districts in hot spot areas, districts with extreme temperature and with low levels of crop production to fight against malnutrition under the umbrella of sustainable development goals. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - April 14, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Association between consanguineous marriage and child nutritional outcomes among currently married women in Pakistan
ConclusionThe findings suggest that there is a relationship between consanguineous marriage and under nutrition children including stunting and underweight, even after controlling for other background characteristics of the CMW. Child health interventions for CMW need to provide tailored information on consanguineous marriages related awareness and programme. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - April 10, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Seroprevalence of hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV 1 / 2 in patients undergoing surgery in a tertiary care hospital in north India (a hospital based study)
ConclusionThere is a significant seroprevalence of hepatitis B and hepatitis C viral infections in surgical patients. Risk factors include reuse of contaminated syringes, surgical instruments and lack of pre/postoperative precautions. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - April 9, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Evaluation of breastfeeding patterns in the first 24 h of life and associated factors in south of Iran: A cross-sectional study
Publication date: Available online 6 April 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Alireza Mirahmadizadeh, Fariba Moradi, Soraya Zahmatkesh, Azam Abasi, Apameh Salari, Soheil Hassanipour, Ali Moammad MokhtariAbstractBackgroundBreastfeeding is considered to be the best food for infants and plays important role in the formation of growth and development. The factors associated with the initiation and continuation of breastfeeding varies from country to country. The aim of this study was to determine the breastfeeding patterns in the first 24 h of life and its associated factors.MethodsThis cross-secti...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Building knowledge and evidence base on antimicrobial resistance in Africa, through ‘One Health’ based surveillance
Publication date: Available online 5 April 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Philip Mathew, Collins Jaguga, Mirfin Mpundu, Sujith J. ChandyAbstractAntimicrobial Resistance is threatening to upset much of the progress that developing countries have made in the healthcare domain over the last few decades. Though there are issues with the projected morbidity and mortality figures, there is a general agreement that the data collection processes need to be strengthened, especially in the context of developing countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. The high burden of disease associated with comm...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - April 5, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Changes in levels of morbidity and hospitalisation in Kerala: A district level analysis (1995–2014)
ConclusionsThe emerging pattern of high morbidity in Kerala warrants treatment and constant medical attention in primary and community level, especially among elderly person. There is a need for widened and sustained public health care system with affordable average cost of treatment for NCDs and CVDs at the primary level. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Proposed reforms in medical education in India: Perspective of undergraduate students
ConclusionProblems were classified into domains of knowledge, skill training, and research. Proposed solutions involve a radical alteration in perception of students and teachers in terms of teaching-learning principles. There is a need to highlight these points before policy makers and implementers for a more robust medical education system. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Comparison of detecting Legionella Pneumophilla with urinary antigen test in teaching hospitals
ConclusionThis disease primarily involves smokers and people with immunodeficiency; especially those with low lymphocyte early in admission. Therefore, in patients with a history of smoking and severe pneumonia requiring hospitalization in ICU, Legionella should be kept in mind. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Seroprevalence of Cystic Echinococcosis and related risk factors for infection among children in a rural community in Fars Province, Southern Iran
Publication date: Available online 27 March 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Bahador Sarkari, Nasir Arefkhah, Fariba Ghorbani, Farzaneh Meskini, Narges Yektaeean, Sepehr Shahriarirad, Zohreh Mostafavi-PourAbstractBackgroundCystic Echinococcosis (CE) or hydatid cyst is one of the most common diseases between humans and livestock that is caused by the larval stage of Echinococcus granulosus. The disease is a major health and also economic concern in Iran. Most of the studies on CE in different areas of Iran have been conducted in adults and there is little information about the prevalence of the ...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - March 28, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Incidence of obesity, adiposity and physical activity pattern as risk factor in adults of Delhi, India
ConclusionA majority of adults were physically inactive. BMI, WC and CI were all significant predictors of physical inactivity. Physical inactivity was associated with obesity and blood pressure. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - March 24, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Prevalence and risk factors of intestinal parasite infections in Mazandaran province, North of Iran
ConclusionIn conclusion, we have found, despite persistent improvement in sanitary conditions over the recent years in northern part of Iran, IPIs are still among the main public health problems in this area. Moreover, helminths infection in our study were considerable. Thus, effective control programs are essential to reduce the incidence of IPIs. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - March 24, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

An intelligent AAA++ approach to predict high blood pressure using PARP classifier
ConclusionThe extracted rules after experimentation are understandable and informative to the technical and nontechnical community to predict HBP. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of the Persian questionnaire health action process approach on the effective communication between nurses and the patient
ConclusionThe findings of this study confirm the reliability and validity of HAPA structures in the context of effective communication between the nurse and the patient. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Diagnostic performance of dry eye tests, serology and labial salivary gland biopsy in primary Sjogren's syndrome in an Indian setting
Publication date: Available online 18 March 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Roma Johri, Jayanthi Peter, Vishali Peravali, Pulukool Sandhya, Debashish Danda, Sarada DavidAbstractPurposeTo evaluate the diagnostic performance of dry eye tests, serology and labial salivary gland biopsy in Primary Sjogren's syndrome (pSS).MethodsProspective cross-sectional study spanning 7-months of patients referred from rheumatology for evaluation of dry eyes. Severity of ocular symptoms was assessed using the Ocular Surface Disease Index (OSDI) questionnaire. The sensitivity, specificity and positive likelihood ...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Study of common carotid and brachial artery hemodynamic variations in periodontal disease in Central India-a clinical study
ConclusionThe study findings support the proposition that periodontal disease may be associated with endothelial dysfunction which leads to atherosclerosis or hardening of arteries indicating increased cardiovascular risk. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

AAA ++ approach to predict HBP: An intelligent AAA ++ approach to predict high blood pressure using PARP classifier
ConclusionThe extracted rules after experimentation are understandable and informative to the technical and nontechnical community to predict HBP. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

An outbreak of bilateral photokeratitis among an indoor school event attendees attributable to unshielded mercury vapour and metal halide lights, Eruvadi village, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, South India, 2018
ConclusionPhotokeratitis outbreak among school event attendees in South India was due to exposure to UV light from indoor lights used during the event. We recommended restriction of usage of such lights for indoor events through awareness campaigns and guidelines. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Comorbidity and healthcare utilization in osteoarthritis; a primary care survey from Odisha, India
ConclusionOsteoarthritis has significant association with multimorbidity, which increases medicines intake and health care utilization. Comorbidities in OA should be considered for designing integrated care approach. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - March 16, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Polyether ether ketone (PEEK) and its manufacturing of customised 3D printed dentistry parts using additive manufacturing
ConclusionAdditive manufacturing shows a significant achievement in the design & development of dental implants, tools and devices using PEEK material. It helps in reduction of product development cycle time, cost, weight with improved quality of implants and helps fulfil various challenges faced in dentistry. This innovative technology works as concept generation and is easy to make a required modification for a product used in dentistry. Design and development of dentistry tool are done easily such as manufacturing of any implants for surgical planning and analysis whether the surgery will succeed or not. Therefore, ...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - March 11, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Use of systematic epidemiological methods in outbreak investigations from India, 2008–2016: A systematic review
ConclusionsOutbreak reports from India either lacked application of systematic steps for investigation or failed to report the actual procedures followed. We recommend improving systematic investigation of outbreaks through training and supervision of outbreak response teams and encouraging publications. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - March 6, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Patient safety culture assessment in Iran using the “Hospital survey on patient safety culture” tool: A systematic review and meta-analysis
ConclusionOur results showed that in Iran the level of PSC is low and requires special attention from healthcare managers and providers. PSC should be a very important priority in Iran's health sector. Health decision- and policy-makers should pay particular attention to offering training programs to promote and develop PSC. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Association of postpartum depression and cesarean section: A systematic review and meta-analysis
ConclusionsBased on the results of this meta-analysis, it seems CS, regardless of the type of cesarean, is a risk factor for PPD. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - February 25, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Validation of the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale and State Trait Anxiety Inventory A and B in Arabic among the Lebanese population
This study is cross-sectional, conducted between November 2017 and March 2018, which enrolled 1332 community dwelling participants using a proportionate random sample from all Lebanese Mohafazat.ResultsThree factor analyses for the anxiety scales were run over the whole sample (N = 1332). All of the HAM-A, STAI-A and STAI-B items could be extracted from the list. All items from all the scales did not over-correlate to each other (r > 0.9), did not have a low loading on factors (
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Information needs of post myocardial infarction patients in Oman
Publication date: Available online 16 February 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Rashid Said Saif Almamari, Eilean Rathinasamy Lazarus, Joshua Kanaabi Muliira (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - February 16, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Epidemiological study of maternal death in Assam
ConclusionSocial determinants exist as important determinant of maternal mortality. Access to quality care also found to be influencing the epidemiology of maternal death. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - February 16, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Impact of parity and breast-feeding duration on body mass index among post-menopausal women
Publication date: Available online 10 February 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Chaya Ranasinghe, Pallavi G. Shettigar, Meenakshi GargAbstractBackgroundParity is positively associated with body size and other weight related conditions. Predominant breastfeeding has a positive impact on the body mass index during post menopause.Aims and objectivesTo study the influence of parity and breastfeeding practices on body mass index (BMI) among post-menopausal women.MethodA community-based study was carried out for 6 months. Total of 140 post-menopausal women from Udupi and Manipal areas in Karnataka we...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - February 11, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Osteo-necrosis of femoral head in North Indian population: Risk factors and clinico-radiological correlation
ConclusionRisk factors such as steroid intake and alcohol intake are important and accounts for majority of the cases of ONFH. The quantity of these exposures is directly related to the severity of disease on clinico-radiological scales. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - February 11, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Refusing to report the medication errors observed in Ahvaz Jundishapur University of medical sciences during 2014–2015
ConclusionRegarding the etiology of medication errors, Escherichia coli were the most frequent pathogen. The finding of this study showed that the encouraging hospital managers to give a positive response to them, encouraging nurses to reporting errors without any stress and paying attention to local standards can be reduce number of medication errors. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - February 10, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Effects of malnutrition on child development: Evidence from a backward district of India
Publication date: Available online 7 February 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Partha De, Nandita ChattopadhyayAbstractBackgroundIn India, under-nutrition among the poor children imposes greater burden in rural areas. Particularly rural children are more vulnerable to malnutrition because they receive foods having low nutritional values along with discriminatory distribution of food within the household. Also in early childhood due to lack of appropriate care they suffer from recurrent infections and multiple diseases either causing delayed development or fatal effect. The demographic and socio...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Satisfaction towards the services provided by the community pharmacist in north-west India: A qualitative exploratory study
ConclusionThis paper provides an overview of the quality of services provided by Community Pharmacist in India. There is an immense need to organize the continuing education programs for the Community Pharmacist by employing social and administrative pharmacy tools to improve the services. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

The incidence of laryngeal cancer in Iran: A systematic review and meta-analysis
ConclusionIn comparison to other parts of the world, the incidence of LaC was lower in Iran. Afterwards, further studies are necessary to outline the exact incidence rate and the trend of LaC in Iran. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Impact of community-based educational intervention on breast cancer and its screening awareness among Arab women in the United Arab Emirates
Publication date: Available online 4 February 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Syed Arman Rabbani, Alyazya Mohammed Salem Khalaf Al Marzooqi, Abrar Emad Mousa Srouji, Eman Ahmad Hamad, Asiya MahtabAbstractObjectivesBreast cancer (BC) is the most common cancer in women worldwide as well as in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Improving awareness is an important aspect of BC control. Our study explored whether a community-based educational intervention was an effective approach for improving the awareness of BC and its screening procedures and promoting health behavior change.MethodsThe study was carri...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - February 5, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Survival analysis in longitudinal studies for recurrent events: Applications and challenges
Publication date: Available online 2 February 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Mani Thenmozhi, Visalakshi Jeyaseelan, Lakshmanan Jeyaseelan, Rita Isaac, Rupa VedantamAbstractBackground and objectiveRecurrent event data analysis is most commonly used in biomedical research. However, the researchers dealing with recurrent events in survival analysis have ignored the assumption that the recurrent events are correlated. There are methods available that takes into account dependency between recurrent events. The main objective of this study was to demonstrate the recurrent event models using upper r...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - February 3, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Determinants of different birth intervals of ever married women: Evidence from Bangladesh
ConclusionsOverall, mothers age, working status and mass media exposure are protective factors in birth intervals. To fulfill the target, government should pay attention to significant protective factors. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - February 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Effect of pranayama on anxiety and pain among patients undergoing cardiac surgery: A non-randomized controlled trial
Publication date: Available online 31 January 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Chandrababu Ramesh, B. Sreelekha, N. Ravishankar, Ramesh JyothiAbstractBackgroundMajor cardiac surgery could be physically and mentally stressful. Anxiety and pain are commonly experienced by patients while undergoing cardiac surgery. Yoga is recognized as the most beneficial complementary and alternative therapy.ObjectiveTo assess the effect of alternate nostril breathing exercises (pranayama) on anxiety and pain among patients undergoing cardiac surgery.MethodsA non-randomized controlled trial was adopted as a stud...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - January 31, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Nursing teaching role performance from the viewpoint of discharging patient from the Abadan and Khorramshahr hospitals
Publication date: Available online 31 January 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Noorollah Tahery, Shirzadegan R, Aghababaeian H, Sahar Geravandi, Mohammad Javad MohammadiAbstractIntroductionPatient education is one of the most important roles of nurses and nurses' commitment to doing so is influenced by their understanding of their educational role.ObjectiveThe aim of this study was to determine the viewpoints of patients who are being discharged from Abadan and Khorramshahr hospitals regarding the amount of nursing education to the patient.Materials and methodsThis is a descriptive cross-sectio...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - January 31, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Seroprevalence and risk factors of Toxoplasma gondii infection among Cancer and Hemodialysis Patients in southwest Iran
ConclusionSeroprevalence of toxoplasmosis in hemodialysis patients was higher than Healthy Individuals; however, the seroprevalence of toxoplasmosis in cancer patients was similar to the Healthy Individuals. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Assessment of the impact of pharmacist-led face-to-face counselling on HIV/AIDS among school & college going students, and infected patients in south India
ConclusionThe study results infer that there is an immense need for health education and prevention awareness camps for HIV/AIDS among school & college going students as well as the infected patients in south India. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - January 17, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Spatio-temporal analysis of road traffic accidents in Indian large cities
ConclusionsThe results suggest for city-based strategies to reduce the RTAs, injuries, and deaths, under the big umbrella of national policy. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - January 15, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

How do multi-modality strategies affect outcomes in T2D using a randomized control trial?
ConclusionMulti-modality strategies were effective for lowering HbA1c and reducing BMI among adults with T2D. Implications. Integration of cognitive behavioural educational using multi-modality strategies promoted better primary outcomes among adults with T2D. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - January 5, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Polyether ether ketone (PEEK) and its 3D printed implants applications in medical field: An overview
ConclusionPEEK has somewhat bone like properties. This material can be well used in 3D printing technologies to help fulfil various challenges of the medical. In medical, PEEK materials foresee different surgical application as it can replace titanium and ceramic implants. The need is to explore the use of PEEK in different surgeries of orthopaedic, spine, maxilla-facial, cranial and others 3D printing manufactures complex design implants as per requirement of a patient with an exact match. This material is also applicable for cardiac surgery like manufacturing of heart valve prostheses and leaflet heart valves. PEEK mater...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - January 4, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Association between metabolic risk, oxidative stress and rotating shift work in a tertiary health care facility
Publication date: Available online 3 January 2019Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): H. Ravish, M.S. Gautham, H. SrinivasAbstractContextHealthcare industry employees, work in rotating shift duties to provide 24/7 services. Shift work is known to disrupt circadian rhythm and predispose the employees to metabolic risk and oxidative stress, subsequently increasing the risk for Non-Communicable Diseases. Present study attempts to evaluate this association.AimsTo evaluate the association between metabolic risk and oxidative stress among health care personnel working in rotating night-shift as compared to d...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - January 3, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Thyroid dysfunction in subjects with type 1 diabetes at a tertiary care unit of Karachi, Pakistan
ConclusionHigh frequency of thyroid dysfunction was observed in subjects with T1D. Hypothyroidism was more common than hyperthyroidism. All subjects with T1D should be screened with TSH to evaluate for thyroid dysfunction. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - January 3, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Epidemiological trend of suicide in center of Iran from 2012 to 2016
ConclusionsAccording to the findings of the present study, attempted and completed suicide rate in Najafabad is relatively high compared to other regions in Islamic Republic of Iran. The completed suicide rate was significant in men which achieved its greatest value in 2015. Suicide attempt rate didn't show a significant statistical difference in both men and women. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - December 31, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Predicting quality of sleep based on emotion regulation and resiliency among men with substance-related disorders in western Iran: Results from a diagnostic analysis model
Publication date: Available online 27 December 2018Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Vahid Farnia, Toraj Ahmadi Juibari, Behrouz Behrouz, Mohyedin Mohammad Khani, Mostafa Alikhani, Sara Hookari, Behzad BehrouzAbstractObjectivesSubstance abuse affects the quality of sleep and various factors can be effective as mediators of sleep quality. Therefore, the current study carried out in order to predict quality of sleep based on emotion regulation and resiliency among men with substance-related disorders (SRDs).Methodsthe current study was a descriptive correlative study. The statistical population includ...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - December 27, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Sleep pattern, common bedtime problems, and related factors among first-grade students: Epidemiology and predictors
Publication date: Available online 21 December 2018Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Habibolah Khazaie, Ali Zakiei, Mohsen Rezaei, Saeid Komasi, Serge BrandAbstractObjectivesInvestigating sleep patterns and prevalence of sleep problems among children, particularly at the first year of school, is the main objective of the current study. After evaluating sleep pattern and common bedtime problems among children, a number of factors related to these issues were also addressed.MethodsThe statistical population of the cross-sectional study includes all the first-grade students of elementary schools around...
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - December 21, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Knowledge towards Zika among medical students, interns and general practitioners in Indonesia: A cross-sectional study in Aceh
ConclusionGeneral practitioners have greater knowledge of Zika than medical students or interns, possibly as a result of clinical experiences or exposure to learning. Inclusion of Zika learning materials in the national medical curriculum could improve knowledge of Zika and the ability of the health care workforce to respond to future outbreaks. (Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health)
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - December 19, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research