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Influence of childcare practices on nutritional status of Ghanaian children: a regression analysis of the Ghana Demographic and Health Surveys
Objectives: Guided by the UNICEF framework for childcare, this study examined the association of childcare practices (CCP) with infant and young children’s growth (height-for-age Z-scores, HAZ), and investigated ...
Attitudes towards smoking restrictions and tobacco advertisement bans in Georgia
Objectives: This study aims to provide data on a public level of support for restricting smoking in public places and banning tobacco advertisements.Design: A nationally representative multistage sampling design, with ...
Reliability of demographic and socioeconomic variables in predicting early initiation of breastfeeding: a replication analysis using the Kenya Demographic and Health Survey data
Objectives Examine the reliability of sociodemographic variables in predicting initiation of breastfeeding within an hour of birth (EarlyBF), using data from 1998, 2003 and 2008–2009. Study design A replication ...
Previous sickness absence and current low perceived social support at work among employees in the general population: a historical cohort study
Objective Although sickness absence often is a process over time, most studies have treated the phenomenon as a discrete event and focused more on its causes than its consequences. We aimed to examine whether various ...