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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Epistemic communities and experts in health policy-making

Olga Löblová.

in European Journal of Public Health

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 3355 words.

Abstract

The role of evidence and expertise in policy-making has been of interest to public health professionals and political scientists alike. The public...

The Dutch Heart Health Community Intervention ‘Hartslag Limburg’

Gaby Ronda, Patricia Van Assema, Math Candel, Erik Ruland, Mieke Steenbakkers, Jan Van Ree and Johannes Brug.

in The European Journal of Public Health

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Background and Methods: A pretest-posttest control group design with two posttests was used to evaluate the effects of a regional Dutch Heart Health Community Intervention on smoking...

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The burden of community-acquired pneumonia in Spain

VICENTE MONGE, MARÍA SAN-MARTÍN and ANTONIO GONZÁLEZ.

in The European Journal of Public Health

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Background: Community-acquired pneumonia accounts for a large number of hospitalizations and deaths in developed countries. Methods: Data for Spain were obtained from the national...

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The ECHI project: health indicators for the European Community

Pieter G.N. Kramers.

in The European Journal of Public Health

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Background: Within the EU Health Monitoring Programme (HMP), the ECHI project has proposed a comprehensive list of ‘European Community Health Indicators’. Methods: In the design of the...

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Smoking attributable mortality in the community of Madrid: 1992–1998

Belén Zorrilla-Torras, Natividad García-Marín, Iñaki Galán-Labaca and Ana Gandarillas-Grande.

in The European Journal of Public Health

February 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 5215 words.

Key points

Smoking attributable mortality was estimated for 1998 and for changes since 1992 to evaluate the impact of...

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A process evaluation of the ‘Aware’ and ‘Supportive Communities’ gambling harm-minimisation programmes in New Zealand

Komathi Kolandai-Matchett, Maria Bellringer, Jason Landon and Max Abbott.

in The European Journal of Public Health

April 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 4133 words.

Abstract

Background

The Gambling Act 2003 mandated a public health strategy for preventing and minimising gambling...

Statistical modelling needed to find the effects from a community-based elderly safety promotion program

Pia M. Johansson, Antonio Ponce de Leon, Siv Sadigh, Per E. Tillgren and Clas Rehnberg.

in The European Journal of Public Health

January 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 3960 words.

Background: Multiple control areas and time-series analyses have been recommended for effect evaluations of community-based health promotion. Large fluctuations, maybe due to...

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A survey of hepatitis B and C prevalence amongst the homeless community of Prague

Vladimír Volf, David Marx, Ludmila Pliskova, Laszlo Sümegh and Alexander Celko.

in The European Journal of Public Health

February 2008; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 3262 words.

Background: Viral hepatitis B (VHB) and C (VHC) are a major health concern worldwide, with 170 million people chronically infected and at risk of liver cancer, cirrhosis or...

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Prevention of fall injuries requiring hospital treatment among community-dwelling elderly

ARNE POULSTRUP and BERNARD JEUNE.

in The European Journal of Public Health

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Background: To reduce the number of fall injuries requiring hospital treatment among community-dwelling elderly a community-based intervention programme was set up. The study was designed...

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Psychometric properties of the consumer quality index to assess shelter and community care services

Mariëlle D. Beijersbergen, Jolanda K. Asmoredjo, Milou G.M. Christians and Judith R.L.M. Wolf.

in European Journal of Public Health

June 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 4865 words.

Background: Our aim was to design a valid and reliable consumer quality index (CQI) specifically suited to assess the experiences that homeless people, homeless youth, and...

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Social capital, the miniaturization of community and cannabis smoking among young adults

Martin Lindström.

in The European Journal of Public Health

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Objectives: The impact of social participation, trust and the miniaturization of community, i.e. the combination of high social participation and low trust, on cannabis smoking...

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Socioeconomic status and infectious intestinal disease in the community: a longitudinal study (IID2 study)

Natalie L Adams, Tanith C Rose, Jeremy Hawker, Mara Violato, Sarah J O’Brien, Margaret Whitehead, Benjamin Barr and David C Taylor-Robinson.

in The European Journal of Public Health

February 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 3992 words.

Abstract

Background

Infectious intestinal diseases (IID) are common, affecting around 25% of people in UK each year...

Nutritional screening in a population-based cohort of community-dwelling older people

Irma Nykänen, Eija Lönnroos, Hannu Kautiainen, Raimo Sulkava and Sirpa Hartikainen.

in The European Journal of Public Health

June 2013; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 3461 words.

Background: The risk of malnutrition is widely recognized in institutional settings but few studies have been conducted among community-dwelling older people. The objective of...

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Twenty year smoking trends in a community-based cardiovascular diseases prevention programme

ERKKI VARTIAINEN, HEIKKI J. KORHONEN, KAJ KOSKELA and PEKKA PUSKA.

in The European Journal of Public Health

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Objectives: to evaluate long-term changes associated with a community-based cardiovascular disease prevention programme on smoking. Methods: the North Karelia Project was started in 1972 to...

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The epidemiology of domestic injurious falls in a community dwelling elderly population: an outgrowing economic burden

M. Sartini, M. L. Cristina, A. M. Spagnolo, P. Cremonesi, C. Costaguta, F. Monacelli, J. Garau and P. Odetti.

in The European Journal of Public Health

October 2010; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 1457 words.

In Italy, more than 3 million people annually sustain a domestic injury; the elderly experience it the most. From a healthcare perspective, elderly falls are a major clinical issue with an...

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Community-level football injury epidemiology: traumatic injuries treated at Swedish emergency medical facilities

Toomas Timpka, Jan Schyllander, Diana Stark Ekman, Robert Ekman, Örjan Dahlström, Martin Hägglund, Karolina Kristenson and Jenny Jacobsson.

in The European Journal of Public Health

February 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 3869 words.

Abstract

Background

Despite the popularity of the sport, few studies have investigated community-level football...

Parental internalizing problems in a community sample: association with child psychosocial problems

Willem Spijkers, Daniëlle E. M. C. Jansen and Sijmen A. Reijneveld.

in The European Journal of Public Health

February 2014; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 2915 words.

Background: Offspring of depressed, anxious and stressed parents are at increased risk of developing mental disorders. However, most studies investigating this association...

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Individual, group and community risk and protective factors for alcohol and drug use among Swedish adolescents

Richard Bränström, Elisabet Sjöström and Sven Andréasson.

in The European Journal of Public Health

February 2008; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 4590 words.

Background: A number of factors have been identified that protect adolescents or, alternatively, put them at risk for drug use and other high-risk behaviours. These factors...

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Community-level socio-economic status and cognitive and functional impairment in the older population

Nicole E. Basta, Fiona E. Matthews, Mark D. Chatfield and Carol Brayne.

in The European Journal of Public Health

February 2008; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 4884 words.

Background: This study aimed to determine if people living in communities with higher socio-economic deprivation are at an increased risk of cognitive and functional impairment...

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Cardiovascular health metrics, muscle mass and function among Italian community-dwellers: the Lookup 7+ project

Francesco Landi, Riccardo Calvani, Anna Picca, Matteo Tosato, Anna Maria Martone, Elena Ortolani, Sara Salini, Teodosio Pafundi, Giulia Savera, Cecilia Pantanelli, Roberto Bernabei and Emanuele Marzetti.

in The European Journal of Public Health

August 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 4488 words.

Abstract

Background

Primordial prevention is essential for promoting cardiovascular health and longevity through...