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Predictors of mortality in HIV-infected patients starting antiretroviral therapy in a rural hospital in Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2008-04-22)
Background Studies of antiretroviral therapy (ART) programs in Africa have shown high initial mortality. Factors contributing to this high mortality are poorly described. The aim of the present study was to assess mortality ...
Media campaign for improving Knowledge, Attitude and Practice in low back pain - an evaluation of the “Active Back” project
(The University of Bergen, 2008-02-26)
This thesis is a scientific evaluation of an implementation project of the Norwegian Guidelines on acute back pain in two Norwegian counties, Aust-Agder and Vestfold, during 2002 to 2005. The project consisted of specific ...
Traditional values of virginity and sexual behaviour in rural Ethiopian youth: results from a cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2008-01-09)
Background: Delaying sexual initiation has been promoted as one of the methods of decreasing risks of HIV among young people. In traditional countries, such as Ethiopia, retaining virginity until marriage is the norm. ...
Maternal and paternal contribution to intergenerational recurrence of breech delivery: population based cohort study
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2008-03-27)
Objective: To investigate intergenerational recurrence of breech delivery, with a hypothesis that both women and men delivered in breech presentation contribute to increased risk of breech delivery in their offspring. ...
Lost opportunities in HIV prevention: programmes miss places where exposures are highest
(BioMed Central, 2008-01-24)
Background: Efforts at HIV prevention that focus on high risk places might be more effective and less stigmatizing than those targeting high risk groups. The objective of the present study was to assess risk behaviour ...
Sleep disturbances in an arctic population: The Tromsø Study
(BioMed Central, 2008-05-29)
Background Prevalence estimates for insomnia range from 10 to 50% in the adult general population. Sleep disturbances cause great impairment in quality of life, which might even rival or exceed the impairment in other ...