suburban health

Summary

Summary: The status of health in suburban populations.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Soil transmitted nematodes in children in Buea Health District of Cameroon
    L Ndenecho
    University of Buea, South West Province, Cameroon
    East Afr Med J 79:442-5. 2002
  2. ncbi Breakfast and lunch meal skipping patterns among fourth-grade children from selected public schools in urban, suburban, and rural maryland
    Susan M Gross
    Morgan State University, 9 Blake Court, Baltimore, MD 21136, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:420-3. 2004
  3. pmc Eco-bio-social determinants of dengue vector breeding: a multicountry study in urban and periurban Asia
    Natarajan Arunachalam
    Centre for Research in Medical Entomology, Indian Council of Medical Research, Madurai, TN, India
    Bull World Health Organ 88:173-84. 2010
  4. pmc Prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and their associations with diet and physical activity in suburban Beijing, China
    Lei Zhang
    Department of Social Medicine and Health Education, School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing, China
    J Epidemiol 20:237-43. 2010
  5. pmc Development and validation of an instrument to measure perceived neighbourhood quality in Taiwan
    M J Yang
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:492-6. 2002
  6. pmc The importance of place of residence: examining health in rural and nonrural areas
    Mark S Eberhardt
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Rd, Rm 6421, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1682-6. 2004
  7. ncbi Regional variations in breast cancer incidence among California women, 1988-1997
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:139-50. 2005
  8. ncbi Impact of meteorology and energy structure on solvent extractable organic compounds of PM2.5 in Beijing, China
    Jialiang Feng
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong, China
    Chemosphere 61:623-32. 2005
  9. ncbi Oxygen saturation as a screening test for critical congenital heart disease: a preliminary study
    T R Hoke
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 23:403-9. 2002
  10. ncbi Metal contamination in urban, suburban, and country park soils of Hong Kong: a study based on GIS and multivariate statistics
    Celine Siu Lan Lee
    Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Sci Total Environ 356:45-61. 2006

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  1. ncbi Soil transmitted nematodes in children in Buea Health District of Cameroon
    L Ndenecho
    University of Buea, South West Province, Cameroon
    East Afr Med J 79:442-5. 2002
    ..To investigate the prevalence, intensity of infection and control of soil-transmitted nematodes in primary school pupils of urban, suburban and rural localities...
  2. ncbi Breakfast and lunch meal skipping patterns among fourth-grade children from selected public schools in urban, suburban, and rural maryland
    Susan M Gross
    Morgan State University, 9 Blake Court, Baltimore, MD 21136, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:420-3. 2004
    ..Dietitians in all regions need to explore new ways to encourage regular meal consumption among students in their schools...
  3. pmc Eco-bio-social determinants of dengue vector breeding: a multicountry study in urban and periurban Asia
    Natarajan Arunachalam
    Centre for Research in Medical Entomology, Indian Council of Medical Research, Madurai, TN, India
    Bull World Health Organ 88:173-84. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and their associations with diet and physical activity in suburban Beijing, China
    Lei Zhang
    Department of Social Medicine and Health Education, School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing, China
    J Epidemiol 20:237-43. 2010
    ..We calculated new prevalences of risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and examined their associations with dietary habits and physical activity in a suburban area of Beijing--one of the most urbanized cities in China...
  5. pmc Development and validation of an instrument to measure perceived neighbourhood quality in Taiwan
    M J Yang
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:492-6. 2002
    ..However, validated instruments do not exist for measuring neighbourhood quality in Taiwan. A self reported instrument to measure perceived neighbourhood quality in Taiwan was developed and tested...
  6. pmc The importance of place of residence: examining health in rural and nonrural areas
    Mark S Eberhardt
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Rd, Rm 6421, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1682-6. 2004
    ..If health disparities are to be successfully addressed, the relationship between place of residence and health must be understood...
  7. ncbi Regional variations in breast cancer incidence among California women, 1988-1997
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:139-50. 2005
    ..This study describes geographic breast cancer incidence patterns within California and evaluates the degree to which socioeconomic status (SES) and urbanization explain the regional variability...
  8. ncbi Impact of meteorology and energy structure on solvent extractable organic compounds of PM2.5 in Beijing, China
    Jialiang Feng
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong, China
    Chemosphere 61:623-32. 2005
    ..Higher pollutant concentrations were measured at the suburban site than the urban site in winter due to the rapid expansion of the city limit and the relocation of factories from urban to suburban areas over the last two decades...
  9. ncbi Oxygen saturation as a screening test for critical congenital heart disease: a preliminary study
    T R Hoke
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 23:403-9. 2002
    ..Pulse oximetry deserves further study as a screening test for critical congenital heart disease...
  10. ncbi Metal contamination in urban, suburban, and country park soils of Hong Kong: a study based on GIS and multivariate statistics
    Celine Siu Lan Lee
    Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Sci Total Environ 356:45-61. 2006
    ..The 206Pb/207Pb and 208Pb/207Pb ratios in soils decreased as Pb concentrations increased in a polynomial line (degree=2)...
  11. ncbi Specific accumulation of organochlorines in human breast milk from Indonesia: levels, distribution, accumulation kinetics and infant health risk
    Agus Sudaryanto
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, CMES, Ehime University, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Pollut 139:107-17. 2006
    ..Some individuals accumulated DDTs and HCHs in breast milk close to or even higher than the TDI (tolerable daily intake) guidelines proposed by Health Canada...
  12. ncbi In utero exposure to cadmium pollution in Cairo and Giza governorates of Egypt
    G Mokhtar
    Department of Paediatrics, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 8:254-60. 2002
    ..The cadmium levels did not differ between subjects from Cairo and Giza or according to urban, suburban or rural areas. Thus, in utero exposure to cadmium was evident and wider-scale studies on its long-term effects are recommended...
  13. ncbi [Contraceptive use prevalence in a suburban zone around Sousse (Tunisia)]
    S Touati
    , , Sousse, Tunisie
    East Mediterr Health J 7:943-55. 2001
    ..The public sector was the main source for obtaining contraceptives although pills and condoms tended to be obtained from the private sector. There was a significant correlation between contraceptive use and urban residence...
  14. ncbi [Study on the effects of lead from small industry of battery recycling on environment and children's health]
    Yiqun Wu
    Institute for Occupatinal Health and Posison Control, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 100050, China
    Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 23:167-71. 2002
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  15. pmc The ID effect on youth access to cigarettes
    A H Levinson
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Lakewood, Colorado 80214, USA
    Tob Control 11:296-9. 2002
    ..To estimate the effect on cigarette sales rates when minors present identification (ID)...
  16. ncbi Pattern of intestinal parasites among hosptial patients at Ile-Ife
    A O Oyelese
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, PMB 5538, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    Afr J Med Med Sci 31:107-9. 2002
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  17. ncbi Does irrigated urban agriculture influence the transmission of malaria in the city of Kumasi, Ghana?
    Yaw Asare Afrane
    Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Acta Trop 89:125-34. 2004
    ..Therefore more detailed studies, also in other cities with different water sources and irrigation systems, and a better spatial distribution of sites with and without urban agriculture than in Kumasi are needed...
  18. pmc An epidemiological study of pleuropulmonary paragonimiasis among pupils in the peri-urban zone of Kumba town, Meme Division, Cameroon
    Roger Moyou-Somo
    Medical Research Center, Institute of Medical Research and Study of Medicinal Plants IMPM, Yaounde, Cameroon
    BMC Public Health 3:40. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the presence and epidemiology of paragonimiasis in the peri-urban zone of Kumba, Meme Division, located about 50 km away from the Kupe mountain focus...
  19. ncbi Growth of children living in the outskirts of Ankara: impact of low socio-economic status
    Timur Gultekin
    Faculty of Letters, Department of Anthropology, University of Ankara, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Ann Hum Biol 33:43-54. 2006
    ..Very little is known about growth and development of rural, suburban and low socio-economic children in Turkey...
  20. pmc Greenspace, urbanity and health: relationships in England
    Richard Mitchell
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:681-3. 2007
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  21. ncbi Use of local area facilities for involvement in physical activity in Canada: insights for developing environmental and policy interventions
    Mylene Riva
    Interdisciplinary Research Group on Health, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Downtown Station, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Health Promot Int 22:227-35. 2007
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  22. ncbi Inverse association of farm milk consumption with asthma and allergy in rural and suburban populations across Europe
    M Waser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:661-70. 2007
    ..Some studies in rural environments claimed an inverse association between consumption of farm-produced dairy products and the prevalence of allergic diseases, but current evidence is controversial...
  23. ncbi Sociodemographic differences in depressed mood: results from a nationally representative sample of high school adolescents
    Raheem J Paxton
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Biomedical Science Building, 1960 East West Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Sch Health 77:180-6. 2007
    ..This study examined demographic difference in depressed mood among a nationally representative sample of high school adolescents...
  24. ncbi Do dental anxiety questionnaires raise anxiety in dentally anxious adult patients? A two-wave panel study
    Gerry M Humphris
    The Bute Medical School, University of St Andrews, Fife, UK
    Prim Dent Care 14:7-11. 2007
    ..To test whether or not dentally anxious patients attending the dentist for an appointment become more anxious when completing a dental anxiety questionnaire...
  25. ncbi Validation of the Korean version of the oral health impact profile among the Korean elderly
    Kwang Hak Bae
    Department of Preventive and Social Dentistry, College of Dentistry, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:73-9. 2007
    ..This study aimed to validate a Korean version of the oral health impact profile (OHIP) and to develop a short-form of OHIP for the Korean elderly...
  26. ncbi Higher smoking prevalence in urban compared to non-urban areas: time trends in six European countries
    Berlian I Idris
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Place 13:702-12. 2007
    ..There were no significant differences in annual rate of change in smoking prevalence between non-urban and urban areas...
  27. ncbi Low birthweight associated with maternal anaemia and Plasmodium falciparum infection during pregnancy, in a peri-urban/urban area of low endemicity in Uganda
    I N Kasumba
    Med Biotech Laboratories, Kampala, Uganda
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 94:7-13. 2000
    ..Despite the low prevalence of parasitaemia in this population, P. falciparum infection in the primigravidae was a significant contributor to their ill health, leading to low birthweights in their infants...
  28. ncbi Risk indicators for early childhood caries in Taiwan
    Aileen I Tsai
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Linkou Medical Center, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:437-45. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence, patterns, and etiological factors for caries in children...
  29. pmc Surveillance of HIV and syphilis infections among antenatal clinic attendees in Tanzania-2003/2004
    Roland O Swai
    National AIDS Control Programme, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 6:91. 2006
    ..This paper presents the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and syphilis infections among women attending antenatal clinics (ANC) in Tanzania obtained during the 2003/2004 ANC surveillance...
  30. ncbi Analysis of caries status development in relation to socio-economic variables using a case-based system
    Y Swedberg
    Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Odontology, and Public Dental Service, , Sweden
    Swed Dent J 25:81-8. 2001
    ..The analysis can make relationships explicit through the hierarchic knowledge trees and also show redundant information, attributes not appearing in the trees...
  31. ncbi Mortality rate and years of life lost from unintentional injury and suicide in South India
    Anuradha Bose
    Department of Community Health, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1553-6. 2006
    ..The burden of injuries reported in this study is significantly higher than the figures reflected in available reports for India and is likely due to the under reporting in routine mortality statistics, particularly of suicides...
  32. pmc Covariates of tooth-brushing frequency in low-income African Americans from grades 5 to 8
    A Koerber
    Behavioral Science, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Pediatr Dent 28:524-30. 2006
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  33. ncbi [Epidemiology of tuberculosis in Ile-de-France in 2001]
    D Che
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Rev Mal Respir 21:272-8. 2004
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  34. ncbi Barrios and burbs: residential context and health-risk behaviors among Angeleno adolescents
    Reanne Frank
    Ohio State University, Department of Sociology, Columbus 43210, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:283-300. 2007
    ..The findings lend support to the contention, put forth in the segmented assimilation literature, that disadvantaged urban contexts increase the risk that U.S.-born children of immigrants will experience downward assimilation...
  35. ncbi Seroepidemiology of selected zoonotic infections in Basra region of Iraq
    A A H Yacoub
    College of Medicine, Al Mustansiriya University, Baghdad, Iraq
    East Mediterr Health J 12:112-8. 2006
    ..The results could form a rational basis for the planning of an integrated comprehensive approach for control of zoonotic infections in the areas surveyed...
  36. ncbi What physicians can learn from consumers of dietary supplements
    B C Eliason
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:459-63. 1999
    ..Government regulation of dietary supplements is limited, and patients typically do not consult with their physicians regarding the use of supplements...
  37. pmc Improving quality in general practice: qualitative case study of barriers faced by health authorities
    M N Marshall
    Institute of General Practice, Postgraduate School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX2 5DW
    BMJ 319:164-7. 1999
    ..To identify and assess the barriers that health authorities face as they manage quality improvements in general practice in the context of the NHS reforms...
  38. pmc Is sprawl associated with a widening urban-suburban mortality gap?
    Yingling Fan
    Hubert H Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, 301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Urban Health 86:708-28. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that health threats imposed by sprawl affect urban residents disproportionately compared to suburban residents and that efforts curbing sprawl may mitigate urban-suburban health disparities.
  39. pmc Eco-bio-social research on dengue in Asia: a multicountry study on ecosystem and community-based approaches for the control of dengue vectors in urban and peri-urban Asia
    Johannes Sommerfeld
    Programme for Research and Training in Tropcial Diseases TDR, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Pathog Glob Health 106:428-35. 2012
    ..The programme's findings are relevant for defining efficient, effective and ecologically sound vector control interventions based on local evidence and in accordance with WHO's strategy for integrated vector management...
  40. pmc Ixodes ricinus abundance and its infection with the tick-borne pathogens in urban and suburban areas of Eastern Slovakia
    Lucia Pangrácová
    Institute of Parasitology SAS, Kosice, Hlinkova, Slovakia
    Parasit Vectors 6:238. 2013
    ..Our aim was to study the abundance of ticks in correlation with the environmental factors and their infection with Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Neoehrlichia mikurensis...
  41. ncbi Triple-fortified rice containing vitamin A reduced marginal vitamin A deficiency and increased vitamin A liver stores in school-aged Thai children
    Siwaporn Pinkaew
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Institute of Food, Nutrition, and Health, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Nutr 144:519-24. 2014
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  42. ncbi Mothers' knowledge about EPI and its relation with age-appropriate vaccination of infants in peri-urban Karachi
    Nazish Siddiqi
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Pak Med Assoc 60:940-4. 2010
    ..To evaluate the relation between the knowledge of mothers about EPI vaccinations and their infant's coverage. Effect of other socio-demographic variables on mothers' knowledge and child's coverage was also assessed...
  43. ncbi A study of the association between delayed type hypersensitivity reaction to mycobacterium tuberculosis and atopy in asthmatic children
    Mohamed T Omar
    Pediatric Department, Damanhour Medical National Institute
    J Egypt Public Health Assoc 80:463-74. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate if there is an inverse association between Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and atopy among children living in rural and semi urban areas in El Behira governorate, Egypt...
  44. ncbi Exposure to the oral side effects of medication in a community-based sample
    Rosemary S Shinkai
    Department of Prosthodontics, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Spec Care Dentist 26:116-20. 2006
    ..Many older community-dwelling persons may be at risk for multiple oral complications due to medications they are taking...
  45. ncbi Comparison of spatiotemporal distribution patterns of NO2 between four different types of air quality monitoring stations
    Hang Thi Nguyen
    Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Sejong University, 98 Goon Ja Dong, Gwang Jin Goo, Seoul 143 747, Republic of Korea
    Chemosphere 65:201-12. 2006
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  46. ncbi [Neuromeningeal tuberculosis in northeastern suburbs of Paris. Nineteen cases]
    Mylène Grimaud-Ayina
    Service de Medecine Interne, Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Jean Verdier, 93143 Bondy Cedex, France
    Ann Med Interne (Paris) 153:75-81. 2002
    ..Analyze characteristics of neuromeningeal tuberculosis in the northeastern suburbs of Paris...
  47. ncbi Baseline characteristics of patients with acute ischemic stroke in a suburban area of Thailand
    Pornpatr Dharmasaroja
    Division of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailand
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:82-5. 2008
    ..However, we still lack information about baseline characteristics of patients with ischemic stroke in Thailand, especially in suburban areas...
  48. ncbi Examining intention to control preschool children's sugar snacking: a study of carers in Uganda
    A N Astrøm
    Centre for International Health, Armauer Hansen Building, University of Bergen, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Int J Paediatr Dent 16:10-8. 2006
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  49. ncbi Suburbanization and sustainability in metropolitan Moscow
    Robert J Mason
    Temple University, Philadelphia
    Geogr Rev 101:316-33. 2011
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  50. ncbi Recreational values of the natural environment in relation to neighbourhood satisfaction, physical activity, obesity and wellbeing
    J Bjork
    Competence Centre for Clinical Research, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:e2. 2008
    ..The aim of this population-based study was to investigate associations between recreational values of the close natural environment and neighbourhood satisfaction, physical activity, obesity and wellbeing...
  51. pmc Rural residence is not a risk factor for frequent mental distress: a behavioral risk factor surveillance survey
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1400 Commonwealth Drive, Amarillo, Texas 79106, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:46. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between residing in a rural area and frequent mental distress, which is one indicator of poor mental health...
  52. ncbi A retrospective review of diabetic nephropathy patients during referral to the sub-urban nephrology clinic
    Rena Menon
    International Islamic University Malaysia, Pahang, Malaysia
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 23:1109-14. 2012
    ..Antihypertensive requirement was also increased and ACEIs were less frequently prescribed in the advanced diabetic nephropathy patients...
  53. ncbi Oral health status of 12-year-old schoolchildren in the province of Kadiogo, Burkina Faso
    H Tapsoba
    Ecole de santé publique UPRES EA 1124, Faculte de Medecine, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Community Dent Health 17:38-40. 2000
    ..To assess the oral health status of 12-year-old schoolchildren in Kadiogo province, Burkina Faso...
  54. ncbi Herpes virus type 2 infection and genital symptoms in primary care patients
    Douglas T Fleming
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:416-21. 2006
    ..We aimed to identify whether genital symptoms were associated with unrecognized herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection in a primary care population...
  55. pmc Physical activity influences in a disadvantaged African American community and the communities' proposed solutions
    Sarah F Griffin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Heath, Education, and Human Development, Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina, USA
    Health Promot Pract 9:180-90. 2008
    ..Findings suggest that safety issues are an important factor for residents living in disadvantaged conditions and that the residents know how they want to make their neighborhoods healthier...
  56. ncbi The anatomy of the safe and social suburb: an exploratory study of the built environment, social capital and residents' perceptions of safety
    Lisa Wood
    School of Population Health, UWA, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Health Place 14:15-31. 2008
    ..A high level of neighbourhood upkeep was associated with both higher social capital and feelings of safety...
  57. ncbi [A clinical and biological study of parasitic and fungal diarrhea in immunosuppressed patients in an urban and suburban area of Yaoundé]
    A Same-Ekobo
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie, mycologie et immunologie parasitaire, CHU de Yaoundé, Cameroun
    Sante 7:349-54. 1997
    ..Candida albicans was the most common opportunistic mycosis agent (39.1%). Other fungal species detected included Geotrichum candidum, Candida pseudotropicalis and Trichosporon sp. but all of these were less common...
  58. pmc Neighbourhood environment and the incidence of depressive symptoms among middle-aged African Americans
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:527-32. 2007
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  59. ncbi The blizzard of 1996: a pediatric emergency department
    M W Attia
    Department of Pediatrics, duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 2:285-8. 1998
    ..To determine the effect of the blizzard of 1996 on the utilization of a pediatric emergency department (ED)...
  60. ncbi Temporal characterisation of river waters in urban and semi-urban areas using physico-chemical parameters and chemometric methods
    M Felipe-Sotelo
    Department of Environmental Chemistry, IIQAB CSIC, Jordi Girona 18 26, E 08034 Barcelona, Spain
    Anal Chim Acta 583:128-37. 2007
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  61. ncbi Diet and socio-economic factors and their association with the nutritional status of pre-school children in a low income suburb of Kampala City, Uganda
    J K Kikafunda
    Department of Food Science and Technology, Makerere University, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    East Afr Med J 83:565-74. 2006
    ..To establish dietary and socio-economic factors and their association with the nutritional status of pre-school children in a poor suburb of Kampala city, Uganda...
  62. ncbi Roles of dentists and dental hygienists in two major earthquakes
    Ryoichi Hosokawa
    Department of Oral Health and Development Sciences, Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry, Sendai, Japan
    Int Dent J 62:315-9. 2012
    ..In recent years, disasters that overwhelm the capacity of humans have been frequent. However, international cooperation has been swift as a result of advances in transportation, enabling the more prompt administration of First Aid...
  63. pmc Application of eco-friendly tools and eco-bio-social strategies to control dengue vectors in urban and peri-urban settings in Thailand
    Pattamaporn Kittayapong
    Center of Excellence for Vectors and Vector Borne Diseases, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University at Salaya, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
    Pathog Glob Health 106:446-54. 2012
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  64. ncbi A ten year serological survey of hepatitis A, B and C viruses infections in Nepal
    Y Sawayama
    Department of General Medicine, Kyushu University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 9:350-4. 1999
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  65. ncbi The study of fine and coarse particles, and metallic elements for the daytime and night-time in a suburban area of central Taiwan, Taichung
    G C Fang
    Department of Environmental Engineering and Health, Hungkuang Institute of Technology, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Chemosphere 41:639-44. 2000
    ..61) at particle size <2.5 microm. Cu and Zn were mainly in fine particles at both day and night period. Fe and Ca consist of the major parts of all the elements. Elemental Mn is the lowest among the rest of the heavy metals...
  66. ncbi Having a regular doctor: rural, semi-urban and urban differences in Newfoundland
    Maria Mathews
    Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Nfld
    Can J Rural Med 9:166-72. 2004
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  67. ncbi Seroprevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi in raccoons from Tennessee
    Jenny Maloney
    Vector Borne Diseases Section, Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, Tennessee 37216, USA
    J Parasitol 96:353-8. 2010
    ..cruzi exposure within raccoon populations in Tennessee. The importance of habitat (rural vs. suburban) and microhabitat (dens) in risk of exposure to these populations is also discussed...
  68. pmc Do patients with unexplained physical symptoms pressurise general practitioners for somatic treatment? A qualitative study
    Adele Ring
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB
    BMJ 328:1057. 2004
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  69. ncbi [Study of the association between socio-environmental factors and the prevalence of intestinal parasitosis in the suburbs of the city of Manaus in the state of Amazonas, Brazil]
    Silvia Visser
    Universidade do Estado do Amazonas, Manaus, AM
    Cien Saude Colet 16:3481-92. 2011
    ..87; p=0.004). In terms of the presence of protozoa, two risk factors were verified: the dumping of sewage directly into the river system (OR=12.98; p=0.011) and the use of rudimentary cesspits (OR=9.54; p=0.019)...
  70. pmc Output power levels from mobile phones in different geographical areas; implications for exposure assessment
    S Lonn
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 61:769-72. 2004
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  71. ncbi Attitudes of suburban Western Australians to proposed cat control legislation
    J Grayson
    School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Murdoch University, Western Australia
    Aust Vet J 80:536-43. 2002
    ..To determine the knowledge, attitudes and practices of cat-owners and non-owners in suburban Perth, Western Australia, on issues relating to proposed local government regulation of cat-ownership...
  72. ncbi Community-based senior health promotion program using a collaborative practice model: the Escalante Health Partnerships
    Diane E Nuñez
    Arizona State University, College of Nursing, Tempe 85287, USA
    Public Health Nurs 20:25-32. 2003
    ..6 hospital days per year, in comparison with 2.1 hospital days in the same referenced population. This collaborative partnership is a model that can be replicated cost-effectively in other communities...
  73. ncbi [Outpatient psychotherapy in suburban Buenos Aires: rate of use, costs, practices and patient characteristics]
    Eduardo A Leiderman
    Departamento de Investigaciones, Universidad de Palermo
    Vertex 20:252-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the rate of use, costs and details of psychotherapeutic treatment in general population of suburban Buenos Aires along with patient demographic characteristics...
  74. ncbi Dental caries in adolescents from public schools in Maputo, Mozambique
    Marta Artemisa Abel Mapengo
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics and Public Health, Bauru School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Dent J 60:273-81. 2010
    ....
  75. ncbi Effects of the year 2000 influenza vaccine delay on elderly patients' attitudes and behaviors
    Tammy A Santibanez
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Prev Med 37:417-23. 2003
    ..Our objective was to quantify the impact of this delay on immunization rates, location of receipt of immunization, and patient attitudes and beliefs about the influenza vaccine...
  76. ncbi Suburban sprawl and physical and mental health
    R Sturm
    RAND, 1700 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
    Public Health 118:488-96. 2004
    ..To study the association between objective measures of suburban sprawl and chronic medical conditions and mental health disorders in the USA...
  77. ncbi [Water contacts in dracunculiasis-infected patients in Mali: transmission risk activities]
    J F Etard
    IRD, BP 1386, Dakar, Senegal
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 95:295-8. 2002
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  78. ncbi Geographic modelling of jaw fracture rates in Australia: a methodological model for healthcare planning
    Estie Kruger
    The Centre for Rural and Remote Oral Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Dent Traumatol 26:217-22. 2010
    ..Hence, the purpose of this study was to develop an innovative methodological approach for predicting the incidence rates of jaw fractures and estimating the demand for oral health services within Australia...
  79. pmc Caries experience in a child population in a deprived area of Brazil, using ICDAS II
    Rodrigo Guedes de Amorim
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Health Sciences, University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Clin Oral Investig 16:513-20. 2012
    ..Guidelines on analysing data and reporting results should be agreed upon before this system can be used in epidemiological surveys globally...
  80. ncbi Painful discrimination: the differential use of analgesia in isolated lower limb injuries
    Mark J Kozlowski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, A Wayne State University Affiliated Program, Royal Oak, MI 48067, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 20:502-5. 2002
    ..28 (CI 95% 1.11, 1.48). Patients with fracture were more likely to receive pain, despite reporting identical degree of pain. EPs were more likely to provide analgesia than PAs...
  81. ncbi Causes of blindness in people aged 50 years and over: community-based versus hospital-based study
    S A Al-Akily
    Eye Department, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sana a University, Sana a, Yemen
    East Mediterr Health J 16:942-6. 2010
    ..5% and unilateral blindness in 9.0% (main causes: cataract, glaucoma, ARMD, diabetic retinopathy, corneal opacities and trauma...
  82. ncbi Particle size characterization and the indoor-to-outdoor relationship of atmospheric aerosols in Helsinki
    Tareq Hussein
    University of Helsinki, Department of Physical Sciences, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:54-62. 2004
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  83. ncbi Impact of cattle keeping on human biting rate of anopheline mosquitoes and malaria transmission around Ziway, Ethiopia
    A Seyoum
    Institute of Pathobiology, Faculty of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, P O Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    East Afr Med J 79:485-90. 2002
    ..To assess the impact of livestock keeping on the human biting rate (HBR) of anopheline mosquitoes and malaria transmission around Ziway in the middle course of the Ethiopian Rift Valley...
  84. ncbi Physicians' responsibility for antibiotic use in infants from periurban Lima, Peru
    Lucie Ecker
    Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional, Lima, Peru
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 30:574-9. 2011
    ..To describe the use of antibiotics in Peruvian children under 1 year in a setting where they are available without a prescription...
  85. ncbi Spatial variations in US poverty: beyond metropolitan and non-metropolitan
    Man Wang
    University of Washington, Seattle
    Urban Stud 49:563-85. 2012
    ..A cross-classification of the Office of Management and Budget’s metro system with a nuanced RUDC scheme is the most effective for revealing the geographical complexities of poverty within metropolitan areas...
  86. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms mediate the relationship between traumatic experiences and drinking behavior among women attending alcohol-serving venues in a South African township
    Melissa H Watt
    Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:549-58. 2012
    ..This article examines the relationship between traumatic events and hazardous drinking among women who patronized alcohol-serving venues in South Africa and examines PTSD as a mediator of this relationship...
  87. ncbi [Depression, overweight and perceived body image among adolescents living in suburban areas]
    Anita Gebska-Kuczerowska
    Zakład Promocji Zdrowia i Szkolenia Podyplomowego, Narodowy Instytut Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowy Zakład Higieny, Warszawa
    Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 62:427-31. 2011
    ..Our study suggests that the lack of acceptance of body image, especially by girls, to greater extend causes the appearance of depression than real overweight...
  88. ncbi Survey of anaemia and Helicobacter pylori infection in adolescent girls in Suihua, China and enhancement of iron intervention effects by H. pylori eradication
    Wei Xia
    Department of Children Health and Hygiene, School of Public Health, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, People s Republic of China
    Br J Nutr 108:357-62. 2012
    ..There is an association between H. pylori infection and IDA. Treatment of H. pylori infection is associated with a more rapid response to oral Fe therapy...
  89. ncbi Stunting rates in infants and toddlers born in metropolitan Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
    Marieke Reurings
    Center for Studies of Sensory Impairment, Aging and Metabolism CeSSIAM, Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Nutrition 29:655-60. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the stunting prevalence and the association with early feeding practices, morbidity patterns, and socioeconomic status (SES) in a sample of infants and toddlers from urban Quetzaltenango...
  90. ncbi Risk factors identification for ocular trauma in patients who presented in a suburban tertiary care hospital in Nigeria
    Malachi E Enock
    Department of Ophthalmology, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Benin, Nigeria
    Saudi Med J 28:1385-8. 2007
    ..To determine the risk factors, and the pattern of ocular trauma in Irrua, a sub-urban community in Edo State, Nigeria...
  91. ncbi An assessment of indoor air concentrations and health risks of volatile organic compounds in three primary schools
    Sait C Sofuoglu
    Izmir Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Research Center, Gulbahce, Urla 35430 Izmir, Turkey
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 214:36-46. 2011
    ..Formaldehyde appears to be the most concerning pollutant with high chronic toxic and carcinogenic risk levels according to the health assessment followed by naphthalene, benzene, and toluene due to their chronic effects...
  92. ncbi In areas of low transmission, is the presumptive treatment of febrile but bloodsmear-negative patients for malaria validated by the results of PCR-based testing?
    S M E A-Elgayoum
    Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Khartoum, P O Box 321, Khartoum, Sudan
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 104:573-81. 2010
    ..low level of Plasmodium falciparum transmission, were 322 individuals who had each presented at one of seven suburban health facilities, complaining of repeated febrile episodes...
  93. ncbi "This villa life": town planning, suburbs and the "new social order" in early twentieth-century Sydney
    Paul Ashton
    University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Plan Perspect 25:457-83. 2010
    ..Reformist and radical features of town planning were stripped from suburban agendas. Suburbs, once held up as the cradle of the 'new social order', were to become places for quarantining class and reinvigorating liberalism...
  94. ncbi Where is the café? The challenge of making retail uses viable in mixed-use suburban developments
    Jill Grant
    Dalhousie University
    Urban Stud 48:177-95. 2011
    ..By contrast, developers point to consumer behaviour to explain why planners' ideas on mix do not work. In a society where people shop at big-box outlets, making the local café or pub commercially viable proves increasingly challenging...
  95. ncbi Assessment of EPI (expanded program of immunization) vaccine coverage in a peri-urban area
    Nazish Siddiqi
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, USA
    J Pak Med Assoc 57:391-5. 2007
    ..To determine the age-appropriate EPI coverage of under one year old children and Tetanus Toxoid (TT) coverage of their mothers (15-49 years) in peri-urban Karachi and to determine the factors associated with low coverage...
  96. ncbi Evaluation of tuberculosis cases occurring in ten outlying cities and reported in the Entorno region of the state of Goiás and reported in the neighboring Federal District: analysis of the incidence of tuberculosis in those cites
    Maria Auxiliadora Carmo Moreira
    Servico de Pneumologia, Universidade Federal de Goias, Goiania, GO, Brasil
    J Bras Pneumol 33:301-10. 2007
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  97. ncbi [Assessment of alcohol use in families of the suburbs of Guayaquil City, Ecuador, by nursing students]
    Marìa Mieles Moreira
    Escuela de Enfermeria, Universidad de Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 18:620-5. 2010
    ..66 which equates to risk level 2. The suggested intervention for this level of risk is simple counseling that can be offered by nurses in the primary health care...
  98. ncbi Isolation of Leptospira interrogans from suburban rats in Tandil, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    E Scialfa
    División Zoonosis Rurales, España 770, 7300 Azul, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Argent Microbiol 42:126-8. 2010
    ..These findings showed a high density of suburban rodents highly infected with pathogenic leptospira, sharing environment in close contact with humans with evidence of leptospiral disease...
  99. ncbi Age-specific rubella seroprevalence in unvaccinated adolescents in Ankara, Turkey
    A Yalcin
    Department of Public Health, University of Ankara School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    East Mediterr Health J 14:1036-43. 2008
    ....
  100. ncbi [Spatial variation of risk for pigs to contract trypanosomosis in farms situated in the peri-urban area of Kinshasa]
    J Sumbu
    Laboratoire Vétérinaire de Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Republique Democratique du Congo
    Parasite 16:153-9. 2009
    ..An intensification of tsetse control activities in those sites of increased transmission risk is essential...
  101. ncbi Size distributions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the atmosphere and estimation of the contribution of ultrafine particles to their lung deposition
    Youhei Kawanaka
    The Institute of Basic Environmental Research, Environmental Control Center Co, Ltd, 323 1 Shimo ongata, Hachioji, Tokyo 192 0154, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 43:6851-6. 2009
    ..3% in the roadside atmosphere and 1.3% in the suburban atmosphere. These results indicated that ultrafine particles are significant contributors to the deposition of PAHs into the alveolar region of the lung...

Research Grants23

  1. PSYCHOSOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF CHILDREN'S PRIMARY CARE USE
    Anne Riley; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..We propose to study determinants of pediatric medical care utilization. Subjects will be members of a large, suburban health maintenance organization recruited from low, medium, and high users of medical care services during a 2 year ..
  2. Dietary Patterns, Obesity and Associated Metabolic Outcomes in Adolescent Girls
    LYNN MOORE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. Neighborhood Context and Latino Youth
    Reanne Frank; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S., the ways in which particular residential contexts influence Latino adolescent development will be increasingly significant for communities across the country. ..
  4. Valuation of Primary Care-Integrated Telehealth
    Kenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Direct and indirect costs will be assessed. Study B will assess integration in primary care, for example by measuring impact on continuity of care, adherence to well-child visit schedules and immunization rates. ..
  5. HIV Risk in Heterosexual Salvadorian Men
    SONIA JARAMA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Study findings will inform prevention programming aimed at Salvadorean men to reduce the risk for HIV infection for themselves and their sexual partners. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Exposure Insights Using GIS in a Case-Control Study
    Peggy Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  7. Mouse Allergen Exposure & Mouse Allergic Sensitization
    Elizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, improvements in the prediction of allergic sensitization would allow interventions to be targeted in a more practical and efficient manner to those at highest risk. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Mouse Allergen and Asthma Intervention Trial
    Elizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Competence-Enhancement Prevention Program Effects on Later Risky Sexual Behavior
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  10. Evaluation of Telemedicine for Children with Special Healthcare Needs
    Kenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, by integrating clinicians from the medical home, we promote another cardinal attribute of quality, continuity of care. ..
  11. Geography of Amputations Among African Americans
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. PREDICTORS OF RELAPSE TO SMOKING IN LUNG CANCER
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Multilevel Model of Breast Cancer Follow-up Care
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Re-Engineering Hospital Care for Children
    Kenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  15. PERSONAL COMPETENCE SKILLS AND ADOLESCENT ALCOHOL USE
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The long-term goal is to improve our understanding of how alcohol use develops among youth of different backgrounds and to improve prevention intervention for ethnically diverse populations. ..
  16. Gis, multilevel modeling and breast cancer screening
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Few studies focusing on breast cancer screening have taken this approach, which we, and others feel is warranted. ..
  17. Ethnic Differences in Competence and Adolescent Drug Use
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  18. Radiation Therapy in Older Breast Cancer Patients
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results will identify reasons for rural-urban differences in XRT use and may guide development of interventions that address modifiable factors associated with underutilization of XRT among rural women. ..
  19. Competence Skills and Smoking Among Subgroups of Youth
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The long-term goals are to improve our knowledge regarding the development of tobacco use among youth of different backgrounds, and to ultimately refine and improve smoking prevention programs for diverse youth populations...
  20. Study Plans of Communication and Oral Health Disparities
    Anne Koerber; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  21. Mental Health and Labor Market Outcomes
    Roland Sturm; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  22. GIS and Breast Cancer Screening in Saint Louis
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Mouse Allergen and Inner-City Asthma
    Elizabeth C Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....