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ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2016 May 26
The incidence of congenital hypothyroidism and its determinants from 2012 to 2014 in Shadegan, Iran: a case-control study
OBJECTIVES: Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is one of the major causes of preventable mental retardation in infants. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of CH in Shadegan, Khuzestan Province, Iran from 2012 to 2014 and to identify the risk factors associated with...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2016 May 14
A cholera outbreak in Alborz Province, Iran: a matched case-control study
OBJECTIVES: A total of 229 confirmed cholera cases were reported in Alborz Province during an outbreak that lasted from June 2011 to August 2011. This study aimed to identify potential sources of transmission in order to determine suitable interventions in similar outbreaks. In ...
METHOD 2016 April 26
A suggestion for quality assessment in systematic reviews of observational studies in nutritional epidemiology
OBJECTIVES: It is important to control the quality level of the observational studies in conducting meta-analyses. The Newcastle-Ottawa Scale (NOS) is a representative tool used for this purpose. We investigated the relationship between high-quality (HQ) defined using NOS and th...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2016 March 19
Age-period-cohort analysis of smoking prevalence among young adults in Korea
OBJECTIVES: Smoking prevalence among Korean men in their thirties is substantially high (approximately 50%). An in-depth analysis of smoking trends among young adults in their twenties is necessary to devise antismoking policies for the next 10 years. This study aimed to identif...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2016 March 14
Secondhand smoke exposure and mental health problems in Korean adults
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the association between secondhand smoke exposure (SHSE) and mental health problems among Korean adults. METHODS: We analyzed data from the 2011 Korean Community Health Survey. From the total of 229,226 participants aged 19 years or above, we excluded 48...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2016 March 9
Predictors of job satisfaction and burnout among tuberculosis management nurses and physicians
OBJECTIVES: This study examined job satisfaction, empowerment, job stress, and burnout among tuberculosis management nurses and physicians in public healthcare institutions. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study analyzing survey data collected from 249 nurses and 57 physici...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2016 March 5
Ecological context of infant mortality in high-focus states of India
OBJECTIVES: This goal of this study was to shed light on the ecological context as a potential determinant of the infant mortality rate in nine high-focus states in India. METHODS: Data from the Annual Health Survey (2010-2011), the Census of India (2011), and the District Leve...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2016 January 6
Impaired fasting glucose, single-nucleotide polymorphisms, and risk for colorectal cancer in Koreans
OBJECTIVES: Numerous studies have demonstrated that fasting serum glucose (FSG) levels and certain single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are related to an increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC); however, their combined effects are still unclear. METHODS: Of a total of 144,5...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2016 January 5
The exposure rate to hepatitis B and C viruses among medical waste handlers in three government hospitals, southern Ethiopia
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to assess the rate of and risk factors for exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) among medical waste handlers. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted from December 2014 to January 2015. A total of 152 medic...
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Original Article
e2016035 Correlation between depressive symptoms and subjective mastication ability and ability to pronunciation among Korean elderly
Min Sun Park, Kyung-Gyun Hwang, Bo Youl Choi
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016035  Published online 2016 July 25
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016035
      KoreanSummary      
Reviews
e2016034 Dietary intakes of citrus fruit and risk of gastric cancer incidence: an adaptive meta-analysis of cohort studies
Jong-Myon Bae, Eun Hee Kim
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016034  Published online 2016 July 25
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016034
                              KoreanSummary      Supplementary      
e2016033 Plague in Iran: its history and current status
Abdolrazagh Hashemi Shahraki, Elizabeth Carniel, Ehsan Mostafavi
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016033  Published online 2016 July 24
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016033
                              
Original Articles
e2016032 Comparison of the tuberculin skin test and the QuantiFERON-TB Gold test in detecting latent tuberculosis in health care workers in Iran
Ehsan Mostafavi, Mahshid Nasehi, Abdolrazagh Hashemi Shahraki, Saber Esmaeili, Ebrahim Ghaderi, Saeed Sharafi, Amin Doosti-Irani
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016032  Published online 2016 July 24
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016032
                              
e2016030 An epidemiological analysis of acute flaccid paralysis in Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran, from 2006 to 2010
Ali Akbar Momen, Abdolhussein Shakurnia
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016030  Published online 2016 July 19
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016030
                              
Erratum
e2016029 Age-period-cohort analysis of smoking prevalence among young adults in Korea [Original]
Yong Ho Jee, Sung-il Cho
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016029  Published online 2016 July 8
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.2016029
                              
Original Articles
e2016028 Prefectural difference in spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage incidence in Japan analyzed with publically accessible diagnosis procedure combination data: possibilities and limitations
Toru Fukuhara, Yusuke Hori
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016028  Published online 2016 July 2
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016028
                              
e2016027 Seroprevalence and associated risk factors of hepatitis B virus among pregnant women in southern Ethiopia: a hospital-based cross-sectional study
Yeshi Metaferia, Walelign Dessie, Ibrahim Ali, Anteneh Amsalu
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016027  Published online 2016 June 19
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016027
                              
Review
e2016026 The current status of Zika virus in Southeast Asia
Viroj Wiwanitkit
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016026  Published online 2016 June 16
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016026
                              
Original Article
e2016025 Adjusting for reverse causation to estimate the effect of obesity on mortality after incident heart failure in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
Maryam Shakiba, Hamid Soori, Mohammad Ali Mansournia, Seyed Saeed Hashemi Nazari, Yahya Salimi
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016025  Published online 2016 June 4
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016025
                              
Brief Communication
e2016024 Reinterpretation of the results of a pooled analysis of dietary carotenoid intake and breast cancer risk by using the interval collapsing method
Jong-Myon Bae
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016024  Published online 2016 June 2
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016024
                              KoreanSummary      Supplementary      
Review
e2016023 Zika: what we do and do not know based on the experiences of Brazil
Cristina Possas
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016023  Published online 2016 May 31
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016023
                              
Original Articles
e2016022 Happiness and health behaviors in South Korean adolescents: a cross-sectional study
Su Yeon Kye, Jeong Hyun Kwon, Keeho Park
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016022  Published online 2016 May 31
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016022
                              KoreanSummary      
e2016021 The incidence of congenital hypothyroidism and its determinants from 2012 to 2014 in Shadegan, Iran: a case-control study
Ehsan Keshavarzian, Ali Asghar Valipoor, Mohammad Reza Maracy
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016021  Published online 2016 May 26
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016021
                              
e2016020 Associations of smoking with overall obesity, and central obesity: a cross-sectional study from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2010-2013)
Yeonjung Kim, Seong Min Jeong, Bora Yoo, Bitna Oh, Hee-Cheol Kang
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016020  Published online 2016 May 19
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016020
                              KoreanSummary      
e2016019 Risk factors for heart failure in a cohort of patients with newly diagnosed myocardial infarction: a matched, case-control study in Iran
Ali Ahmadi, Koorosh Etemad, Arsalan Khaledifar
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016019  Published online 2016 May 17
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016019
                              
e2016018 A cholera outbreak in Alborz Province, Iran: a matched case-control study
Ghobad Moradi, Mohammad Aziz Rasouli, Parvin Mohammadi, Elham Elahi, Hojatollah Barati
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016018  Published online 2016 May 14
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016018
                              
e2016017 Factors affecting screening for diabetic complications in the community: a multilevel analysis
Jin A Han, Soo Jeong Kim, Gawon Kim, Eun Ji Kim, Soon Young Lee
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016017  Published online 2016 May 3
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016017
                              KoreanSummary      Supplementary      
e2016016 Exposure to pistachio pesticides and stillbirth: a case-control study
Saeid Razi, Mohsen Rezaeian, Fatemeh Ghani Dehkordi, Azita Manshoori, Reza Goujani, Reza Vazirinejad
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016016  Published online 2016 April 30
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016016
                              
e2016015 The prevalence and risk factors for pterygium in South Korea: the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) 2009-2010
Eun-Young Pyo, Gui Hyeong Mun, Kyung Chul Yoon
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016015  Published online 2016 April 29
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016015
                              KoreanSummary      
Methods
e2016014 A suggestion for quality assessment in systematic reviews of observational studies in nutritional epidemiology
Jong-Myon Bae
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016014  Published online 2016 April 26
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016014
                              KoreanSummary      Supplementary      
e2016013 Assessing measurement error in surveys using latent class analysis: application to self-reported illicit drug use in data from the Iranian Mental Health Survey
Kazem Khalagi, Mohammad Ali Mansournia, Afarin Rahimi-Movaghar, Keramat Nourijelyani, Masoumeh Amin-Esmaeili, Ahmad Hajebi, Vandad Sharif, Reza Radgoodarzi, Mitra Hefazi, Abbas Motevalian
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016013  Published online 2016 April 10
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016013
                              
Original Articles
e2016012 Validity analysis on merged and averaged data using within and between analysis: focus on effect of qualitative social capital on self-rated health
Sang soo Shin, Young-jeon Shin
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016012  Published online 2016 April 8
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016012
                              KoreanSummary      Supplementary      
e2016011 Diabetic peripheral neuropathy class prediction by multicategory support vector machine model: a cross-sectional study
Maryam Kazemi, Abbas Moghimbeigi, Javad Kiani, Hossein Mahjub, Javad Faradmal
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016011  Published online 2016 March 24
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016011
                              
e2016010 Age-period-cohort analysis of smoking prevalence among young adults in Korea
Yong Ho Jee, Sung-il Cho
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016010  Published online 2016 March 19
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016010
                              KoreanSummary      
e2016009 Secondhand smoke exposure and mental health problems in Korean adults
Na Hyun Kim, Hansol Choi, Na Rae Kim, Jee-Seon Shim, Hyeon Chang Kim
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016009  Published online 2016 March 14
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016009
                              
e2016008 Predictors of job satisfaction and burnout among tuberculosis management nurses and physicians
Hae-Suk Seo, Hyunjoong Kim, Se-Min Hwang, Soo Hyun Hong, In-Young Lee
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016008  Published online 2016 March 9
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016008
                              KoreanSummary      
Brief Communication
e2016007 Incidence and mortality rates of colorectal cancer in Malaysia
Muhammad Radzi Abu Hassan, Ibtisam Ismail, Mohd Azri Mohd Suan, Faizah Ahmad, Wan Khamizar Wan Khazim, Zabedah Othman, Rosaida Mat Said, Wei Leong Tan, Siti Rahmah @ Noor Syahireen Mohammed, Shahrul Aiman Soelar, Nik Raihan Nik Mustapha
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016007  Published online 2016 March 9
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016007
                              
Original Articles
e2016006 Ecological context of infant mortality in high-focus states of India
Laishram Ladusingh, Ashish Kumar Gupta, Awdhesh Yadav
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016006  Published online 2016 March 5
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016006
                              
e2016005 Application of the World Health Organization Quality of Life Instrument, Short Form (WHOQOL-BREF) to patients with cataract
Ali Gholami, Mahmood Tavakoli Araghi, Fatemeh Shamsabadi, Mahdiye Bayat, Fatemeh Dabirkhani, Farhad Moradpour, Kamyar Mansori, Yousef Moradi, Abdolhalim Rajabi
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016005  Published online 2016 February 4
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016005
                              
e2016004 Associations between diabetes self-management and microvascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes
Fatemeh Mehravar, Mohammad Ali Mansournia, Kourosh Holakouie-Naieni, Ensie Nasli-Esfahani, Nasrin Mansournia, Amir Almasi-Hashiani
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016004  Published online 2016 January 25
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016004
                              
Methods
e2016003 Comparison of methods of extracting information for meta-analysis of observational studies in nutritional epidemiology
Jong-Myon Bae
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016003  Published online 2016 January 11
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016003
                              KoreanSummary      Supplementary      
Original Articles
e2016002 Impaired fasting glucose, single-nucleotide polymorphisms, and risk for colorectal cancer in Koreans
Keum Ji Jung, Miyong To Kim, Sun Ha Jee
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016002  Published online 2016 January 6
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016002
                              KoreanSummary      
e2016001 The exposure rate to hepatitis B and C viruses among medical waste handlers in three government hospitals, southern Ethiopia
Anteneh Amsalu, Mesfin Worku, Endale Tadesse, Techalew Shimelis
Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016001  Published online 2016 January 5
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2016001
                              
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