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An analysis of socio-demographic patterns in child malnutrition trends using Ghana demographic and health survey data in the period 1993-2008
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2013-10-16)
Background A small but growing body of research indicates that progress in reducing child malnutrition is substantially uneven from place to place, even down to the district level within countries. Yet child malnutrition ...
Condom use and sexuality communication with adults: a study among high school students in South Africa and Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2013-09-23)
Background: Fostering adolescents’ communication on sexuality issues with their parents and other significant adults is often assumed to be an important component of intervention programmes aimed at promoting healthy adolescent ...
The impact of early life factors on cognitive function in old age: The Hordaland Health Study (HUSK)
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2013-09-16)
Background Previous studies have shown that adverse conditions during fetal and early life are associated with lower performance on neurocognitive tests in childhood, adolescence and adult life. There is, however, a paucity ...