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1. Rural Midwestern Mexican fathers' perspectives on family food, mealtimes, and physical activity.

Two focus group interviews with eight low-income Mexican fathers in two communities in a rural Midwestern state explored fathers' perceptions, behaviors, and roles related to child and family food consumption, mealtimes, and physical activity. On average, fathers were 34 years of age, had 10 years...

Author(s) : Greder, K.; Zaman, A.; Routh, B.; Hammons, A.; Villegas, E.

Publisher : Routledge, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Ecology of Food and Nutrition 2021 Vol.60 No.4 pp.409-434 ref.56

2. "It is not easy": cultural influences of sickle cell disease management in rural, Eastern Sierra Leone.

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a chronic genetic disease that causes life-threatening complications and requires robust comprehensive management. Developing comprehensive SCD programs in sub-Saharan African countries requires knowledge of the cultural factors affecting health-seeking behavior. We...

Author(s) : Ibemere, S. O.; Shambley-Ebron, D. Z.; Tanabe, P.; Jaja, C.

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : Qualitative Health Research 2021 Vol.31 No.8 pp.1459-1471 ref.many

3. Molar-incisor hypomineralization in quilombola children and adolescents: a study of prevalence and associated factors.

Objectives: This cross-sectional observational study determined the prevalence and factors associated with molar-incisive hypomineralization (MIH) in quilombola children and adolescents in north-eastern Brazil. Methods: The sample consisted of 251 children and adolescents (8 to 14 years old) living ...

Author(s) : Dourado, D. G.; Lima, C. C. B.; Silva, R. N. C.; Tajra, F. S.; Moura, M. S.; Lopes, T. S. P.; Lima, M. de D. M. de

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Journal of Public Health Dentistry 2021 Vol.81 No.3 pp.178-187 ref.2

4. Improving rural disaster response preparedness.

Background: Disasters happen in all communities and negatively impact the health and safety of populations if not well managed. Rural health organizations face greater challenges when implementing emergency preparedness policies and need unique resources to help ensure the health of their...

Author(s) : Betka, A. A.; Bergren, M. D.; Rowen, J. L.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Public Health Nursing 2021 Vol.38 No.5 pp.856-861 ref.25

5. Knowledge, attitude, and practices of grassroot health workers about early childhood caries.

Objective: This study examines the knowledge levels pertaining to early childhood caries (ECC) among grassroot workers of rural India. Design: A questionnaire study assessing the awareness levels of various ECC aspects was carried out among 88 auxiliary nurse midwives (ANMs), 140 Anganwadi workers...

Author(s) : Godhi, B. S.; Shefali Kaul; Raghavendra Shanbhog

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Public Health Nursing 2021 Vol.38 No.5 pp.913-919 ref.24

6. Impact of point-of-care ultrasound on the diagnosis and treatment of patients in rural Uganda.

Ultrasound is increasingly used by physicians at the bedside to diagnose and treat a variety of conditions and is particularly useful in the resource-limited setting. The purpose of this study was to determine whether point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) performed by physicians changed the diagnosis or ...

Author(s) : Baker, D. E.; Nolting, L.; Brown, H. A.

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : Tropical Doctor 2021 Vol.51 No.3 pp.291-296 ref.19

7. Six-year incidence and causes of low vision and blindness in a rural Chinese adult population: the Handan eye study.

Purpose: To determine the six-year incidence, risk factors, and causes of visual impairment in a Chinese population. Methods: This was a population-based study of eye disease in Chinese adults in a rural district of Handan in China. 6,830 individuals were invited to participate in 2006 and 5,394...

Author(s) : Hu AiLian; Gu, S. Z.; Friedman, D. S.; Cao Kai; Wang NingLi

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Ophthalmic Epidemiology 2021 Vol.28 No.2 pp.160-168 ref.35

8. Ground truthing the cost of achieving the eat lancet recommended diets: evidence from rural India.

In this paper, we quantify the divergence in the cost of current diets as compared to EAT Lancet recommendations at the subnational-level in India. We use primary data on food prices and household food purchases, and secondary data on food expenditures for a period of 12 months in 2018-19. The cost ...

Author(s) : Gupta, S.; Vidya Vemireddy; Singh, D. K.; Pingali, P.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.28 ref.21

9. Rural cooling needs assessment towards designing community cooling hubs: case studies from Maharashtra, India.

In a rapidly warming world, sustainable cooling is directly related to the protection of fresh and nutritious food, medicines, and the population from extreme heat for work conditions, the economic productivity of the working population, and income generation. This study aimed to understand how...

Author(s) : Debnath, K. B.; Wang XinFang; Peters, T.; Sanskriti Menon; Satish Awate; Gaurang Patwardhan; Navneet Wadkar; Mahesh Patankar; Priyanka Shendage

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.37

10. Determinants of utilization of antenatal care and health facility delivery among women in rural part of Delta State, Southern Nigeria.

Aim: The study investigated the predictors of a minimum of four ANC visits and health facility delivery among 900 women in eight rural communities in Delta State, Southern Nigeria. Materials and Methods: The study is a cross-sectional community health survey, which used a pretested questionnaire to ...

Author(s) : Ahuru, R. R.

Publisher : Inönü Üniversitesi Tip Fakültesi, Malatya, Turkey

Journal article : Annals of Medical Research 2021 Vol.28 No.4 pp.747-754 ref.20

11. Coordination of village plans and municipal rural and health policies - can low-hanging fruit be picked?

This paper analyses how, and the extent to which, village plans and municipal rural and health policies have been coordinated in three Danish rural case locations. We applied a qualitative design through a document analysis of plans and policies as well as interviews in villages - with municipal...

Author(s) : Thuesen, A. A.; Andersen, P. T.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Sociologia Ruralis 2021 Vol.61 No.1 pp.190-211

12. A qualitative analysis of infant and young child feeding practices in rural Rwanda.

Objective: To explore and gain an in-depth understanding of the factors influencing child feeding practices among rural caregivers in Rwanda. Design: In-depth semi-structured qualitative interviews were conducted. Purposive sampling was used to recruit participants. Interviews were audio-recorded,...

Author(s) : Dusingizimana, T.; Weber, J. L.; Ramilan, T.; Iversen, P. O.; Brough, L.

Publisher : Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK

Journal article : Public Health Nutrition 2021 Vol.24 No.12 pp.3592-3601 ref.56

13. Community well-being and the 'invisible' subjectivities of indigenous people: a focus on the Irulas of the Nilgiri biosphere reserve, Tamil Nadu, India.

Barring a few advantages, human development index renders subjective characteristics experiences, and requirements of indigenous communities rather mute. In this article, we aim to highlight the relevance of community well-being as an appropriate tool to measure 'development' and highlight the...

Author(s) : Jyotsna Krishnakumar; Pratim Roy

Publisher : Current Science Association, Bangalore, India

Journal article : Current Science 2021 Vol.121 No.1 pp.37-43 ref.21

14. Irrigation and inclusiveness in health: a study of two villages in North East Karnataka.

Does irrigation mediate inclusiveness in health outcomes? This is the basic question this article is trying to address in the context of two villages in northeast Karnataka. The findings of this micro-level study show that public irrigation facilitates trickle down of positive health outcomes to...

Author(s) : Scaria, S.

Publisher : Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, India

Journal article : Journal of Land and Rural Studies 2021 Vol.9 No.2 pp.291-308 ref.10

15. Analysis of social health components and the factors affecting it: rural households of Shiraz township.

Social health is one of the most important dimensions of public health in society along with other mental, spiritual, medical, etc. dimensions. It plays a significant role in the sustainable development of society in order to prevent social harm and pave the way for the participation of individuals ...

Author(s) : Haghighi, Z.; Namdar, R.

Publisher : University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Journal of Rural Research 2021 Vol.12 No.1 pp.62-79 ref.44

16. Messages around contraceptive use and implications in rural Malawi.

The unmet need for contraception in Malawi remains high, despite progress increasing knowledge and access over the past two decades. Understanding the reasons for this unmet need is critical to programme planning and service delivery. In this study, we conducted 30 in-depth interviews and 13 focus...

Author(s) : Bornstein, M.; Huber-Krum, S.; Kaloga, M.; Norris, A.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Culture, Health & Sexuality 2021 Vol.23 No.8 pp.1126-1141 ref.31

17. Pakistan's backyard poultry farming initiative: impact analysis from a public health perspective.

Commercial poultry rearing in Pakistan dates back to the 1960s. Meanwhile, backyard poultry setups have been providing meat and eggs for human consumption and supplementing the livelihood of farmers in many rural setups for ages. Different poultry rearing practices have varied approaches to feed...

Author(s) : Taliha Ahmed; Ameer, H. A.; Sundus Javed

Publisher : Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal article : Tropical Animal Health and Production 2021 Vol.53 No.210 pp.(17 March 2021) ref.many

18. Negative binomial regression modeling to assess the influence of climatic factors on the dengue incidence during an epidemic in Mysore district.

The geographical expansion of the outbreak of dengue has created a global interest in identifying the influential factors that cause the spread of the disease. The purpose of this research paper was to recognize by negative binomial models using climatic conditions from 2008 to 2019, the...

Author(s) : Stavelin, A. K.; Madhu, B.; Balasumbramanian, S.; Sahana, K. S.

Publisher : Innovative Journal Solutions, Delhi, India

Journal article : International Journal of Mosquito Research 2021 Vol.8 No.2, Part A pp.19-29 ref.24

19. Preference heterogeneity and payment willingness within rural households' participation in rural human settlement improvement.

Increasing concerns about rural human settlement improvement are of great significance in promoting the construction of ecological civilization in China. Rural households are direct beneficiaries and important participants of rural human settlement improvement, and their preferences regarding rural ...

Author(s) : Wang WenXiong; Gong HuiLing; Yao LiuYang; Yu LiHong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.312

20. Development of the rural Palliative care Services by the Kuala Lipis District Hospital.

In recognising the palliative care (PC) needs globally and in Malaysia, services were developed to serve the rural area of Kuala Lipis, Pahang. This communication describes the initial a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analysis, stages of development towards achieving a...

Author(s) : Kim CarolLaiCheng; Tjian TayKhek; Rafidah Abdullah

Publisher : Malaysian Medical Association, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Journal article : Medical Journal of Malaysia 2021 Vol.76 No.2 pp.233-235 ref.12

21. Effects of government cash subsidies on health risk behaviors of the rural elderly: evidence from social pension expansions in China.

Introduction: There is relatively little research on the impact of government cash subsidies on health risk behaviors of the elderly in China. We thus analyzed the effect of pension subsidies on the smoking and drinking behaviors of rural elderly using a pension scheme introduced in rural China in...

Author(s) : Zhang Zili; Dong Shizheng; Zhang Xuanxuan

Publisher : EUEP European Publishing, Heraklion, Greece

Journal article : Tobacco Induced Diseases 2021 Vol.19 No.March ref.34

22. A place-based pedagogical action study to enrich rural sustainability: knowledge ties of national Taiwan university's 10-year partnership with pinglin.

This study focuses on the loss of youth and talent as one of the most pressing social justice issues leading to unsustainable and inequitable development in rural communities. With the backdrop of the rapid decline in the young rural population and loss of local tacit knowledge, we question how to...

Author(s) : Chang Elijah [Chang, E. S.]; Kuo MingYang

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.5 ref.37

23. Acute encephalitis syndrome and Bihar health profile: urgent need to revitalize primary health care.

Acute encephalitis syndrome(AES) represents long term public health challenge with recurrent seasonal outbreak in many districts of Bihar for the past two decades. Multiple hypothesis has been postulated linking it as cause of acute encephalitis syndrome. Agrochemicals, lychee toxins, heat stroke,...

Author(s) : Pratyush Kumar

Publisher : Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India

Journal article : Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care 2021 Vol.10 No.1 pp.10-14 ref.20

24. Consumption of illegal community distilled liquor among workers in a rural area of Thailand.

This research investigated the forms and motives behind the consumption of illegally smuggled community distilled liquor among Thai workers located within a rural area of Thailand. The sample group consisted of 12 people who consumed illegal community distilled liquor in Sukhothai; an area where...

Author(s) : Lopradit, T.; Noosorn, N.

Publisher : Ashdin Publishing, Cairo, Egypt

Journal article : Journal of Drug and Alcohol Research 2021 Vol.10 No.236113 ref.24

25. Quality of life (QOL) among older persons in an urban and rural area of Bangalore, South India.

Introduction: The increasing ageing population of India has unique challenges due to changing social structure, health issues and inaccessible healthcare facilities. These challenges can adversely affect the quality of life (QOL) of older persons. Hence, this study was undertaken with the objective ...

Author(s) : Lalitha Krishnappa; Suman Gadicherla; Priyadarshini Chidambaram; Murthy, N. S.

Publisher : Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India

Journal article : Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care 2021 Vol.10 No.1 pp.272-277 ref.20