Socioeconomic Factors

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.

Quantifying and Mapping Global Data Poverty.

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Nov 12, 2015

Digital information technologies, such as the Internet, mobile phones and social media, provide vast amounts of data for decision-making and resource management.

Determinants of readiness to adopt mHealth in a rural community of Bangladesh.

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Aug 24, 2015

INTRODUCTION: Evidence in favor of mHealth for healthcare delivery in settings where trained health workforce is limited or unavailable is accumulating.

Utilizing mHealth methods to identify patterns of high risk illicit drug use.

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May 27, 2015

INTRODUCTION: We assessed patterns of illicit drug use using mobile health (mHealth) methods and subsequent health care indicators among drug users in Baltimore, MD.

Telephone-adapted mindfulness-based stress reduction (tMBSR) for patients awaiting kidney transplantation: Trial design, rationale and feasibility.

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May 30, 2015

BACKGROUND: Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) has demonstrated benefits for stress-related symptoms; however, for patients with burdensome treatment regimens, multiple co-morbidities and mobility impairment, time and travel requirements pose barriers to MBSR training.

Ecological momentary assessment of environmental and personal factors and snack food intake in African American women.

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Dec 02, 2014

This study examined contributions of environmental and personal factors (specifically, food availability and expense, daily hassles, self-efficacy, positive and negative affect) to within-person and between-person variations in snack food intake in 100 African American women.

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