Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Cost-effectiveness of adding bed net distribution for malaria prevention to antenatal services in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the CongoSylvia I Becker-Dreps
Department of Family Medicine and Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7595, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:496-502. 2009..95-$1,085.89). If resources were constrained, the greatest benefit would be among women in their first through fourth pregnancies. Thus, ITN distribution is a cost-effective addition to antenatal services...
- Association between intimate partner violence and irritable bowel syndrome: a population-based study in NicaraguaSylvia Becker-Dreps
Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 590 Manning Drive, CB No 7595, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
Violence Against Women 16:832-45. 2010..08; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.35, 3.21), as did those who had experienced sexual intimate partner violence (OR = 2.85; 95% CI = 1.45, 5.59). These findings argue for intimate partner violence screening among Latina women with IBS...
- Changes in childhood diarrhea incidence in nicaragua following 3 years of universal infant rotavirus immunizationSylvia Becker-Dreps
Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:243-7. 2011..To assess the effect of the immunization program, we examined the incidence of diarrhea episodes between 2003 and 2009 among children in the state of León, Nicaragua...
- Rotavirus prevalence in the primary care setting in Nicaragua after universal infant rotavirus immunizationSylvia Becker-Dreps
Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, 27599 7599, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:957-60. 2011..In conclusion, rotavirus was an uncommon cause of childhood diarrhea in this primary care setting after implementation of a rotavirus immunization program...
- Irritable bowel syndrome and gastrointestinal parasite infection in a developing nation environmentDouglas R Morgan
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bioinformatics Building, Suite 4143, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
Gastroenterol Res Pract 2012:343812. 2012..6% versus 15.4% (P = 0.78), nor among IBS subtypes. The pathophysiology of post-infectious IBS may be altered in the developing world as compared to industrialized nations and warrants investigation...