Family Characteristics

Prevalence and determinants of stunting in under-five children in central Tanzania: remaining threats to achieving Millennium Development Goal 4.

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Nov 23, 2015

BACKGROUND: The Millennium Development Goal No 4 (MDG 4) requires countries to scale up interventions addressing malnutrition and other immediate determinants of burden of disease among children to reduce child mortality by two thirds by 2015, which is this year.

PGMS: a case study of collecting PDA-based geo-tagged malaria-related survey data.

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Sep 04, 2014

Using mobile devices, such as personal digital assistants (PDAs), smartphones, tablet computers, etc., to electronically collect malaria-related field data is the way for the field questionnaires in the future.

Poor-to-moderate agreement between self and proxy interviews of mobile phone use.

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Sep 11, 2012

In epidemiological studies, cases cannot always be interviewed due to them being too ill or already deceased. Under these circumstances, proxy interviews are often conducted; however, the veridicality of information about mobile phone use gained by proxy interviews has been doubted.

Mood spillover and crossover among dual-earner couples: a cell phone event sampling study.

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Mar 25, 2008

In this study, the authors examined affective experiences of dual-earner couples. More specifically, the authors explored how momentary moods can spill over between work and family and cross over from one spouse to another.

Bed net ownership in Kenya: the impact of 3.4 million free bed nets.

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Jul 30, 2010

BACKGROUND: In July and September 2006, 3.4 million long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets (LLINs) were distributed free in a campaign targeting children 0-59 months old (CU5s) in the 46 districts with malaria in Kenya.

Modern geographical reconnaissance of target populations in malaria elimination zones.

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Nov 08, 2010

BACKGROUND: Geographical Reconnaissance (GR) operations using Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) have been conducted in the elimination provinces of Temotu, Solomon Islands and Tafea, Republic of Vanuatu.