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Addressing inequity to achieve the maternal and child health millennium development goals: looking beyond averages
(BioMed Central, 2012-12-27)
Background: Inequity in access to and use of child and maternal health interventions is impeding progress towards the maternal and child health Millennium Development Goals. This study explores the potential health gains ...
Factors associated with prenatal folic acid and iron supplementation among 21,889 pregnant women in Northern Tanzania: A cross-sectional hospital-based study
(BioMed Central, 2012-06-26)
Background: Folate and iron deficiency during pregnancy are risk factors for anaemia, preterm delivery, and low birth weight, and may contribute to poor neonatal health and increased maternal mortality. The World Health ...
Attending work or not when sick – what makes the decision? A qualitative study among car mechanics
(BioMed Central, 2012-09-21)
Background: High prevalence of sickness absence in countries with generous welfare schemes has generated debates on mechanisms that may influence workers’ decisions about calling in sick for work. Little is known about the ...
Women’s higher likelihood of disability pension: the role of health, family and work. A 5–7 years follow-up of the Hordaland Health Study
(BioMed Central, 2012-08-31)
Background: Women’s higher risk of disability pension compared with men is found in countries with high female work participation and universal welfare schemes. The aim of the study was to examine the extent to which ...