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ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2017 February 5
Cancer mortality-to-incidence ratio as an indicator of cancer management outcomes in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries
OBJECTIVES: Assessing long-term success and efficiency is an essential part of evaluating cancer control programs. The mortality-to-incidence ratio (MIR) can serve as an insightful indicator of cancer management outcomes for individual nations. By calculating MIRs for the top fi...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2017 February 1
Irritable bowel syndrome is concentrated in people with higher educations in Iran: an inequality analysis
OBJECTIVES: Like any other health-related disorder, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has a differential distribution with respect to socioeconomic factors. This study aimed to estimate and decompose educational inequalities in the prevalence of IBS. METHODS: Sampling was performe...
PERSPECTIVE 2017 January 30
Is there evidence that Kudoa septempunctata can cause an outbreak of acute food poisoning?
After publishing results of a study that revealed diarrheagenic and emetic activity in 4-5-day old mice infected with Kudoa septempunctata (K. septempunctata) spores, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 11 events of “Kudoa food poisoning” in 2015. Th...
REVIEW 2017 January 6
The criteria for metabolic syndrome and the national health screening and education system in Japan
Two major definitions of metabolic syndrome have been proposed. One focuses on the accumulation of risk factors, a measure used by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI); the other focuses on abdominal obesity, a measure us...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2016 December 30
Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection among tuberculosis laboratory workers in Iran
OBJECTIVES: The risk of transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from patients to health care workers (HCWs) is a neglected problem in many countries, including Iran. The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of latent tuberculosis (TB) infection (LTBI) among TB lab...
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e2017010 Patterns of disease occurrence and management, and public health issues among Korean populations based on information and experiences obtained by field epidemiological studies in various situations with episodic stories never been told
Hyun-Sul Lim
Epidemiol Health. 2017;39:e2017010  Published online March 16, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4178/epih.2017010
                              KoreanSummary      Supplementary      
Original Articles
e2017006 Cancer mortality-to-incidence ratio as an indicator of cancer management outcomes in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries
Eunji Choi, Sangeun Lee, Bui Cam Nhung, Mina Suh, Boyoung Park, Jae Kwan Jun, Kui Son Choi
Epidemiol Health. 2017;39:e2017006  Published online February 5, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2017006
                              
e2017005 Irritable bowel syndrome is concentrated in people with higher educations in Iran: an inequality analysis
Asieh Mansouri, Mostafa Amini Rarani, Mosayeb Fallahi, Iman Alvandi
Epidemiol Health. 2017;39:e2017005  Published online February 1, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2017005
                              
Perspective
e2017004 Is there evidence that Kudoa septempunctata can cause an outbreak of acute food poisoning?
Young-Bae Chung, Jong-Myon Bae
Epidemiol Health. 2017;39:e2017004  Published online January 30, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2017004
                              KoreanSummary      Supplementary      
Review
e2017003 The criteria for metabolic syndrome and the national health screening and education system in Japan
Kazumasa Yamagishi, Hiroyasu Iso
Epidemiol Health. 2017;39:e2017003  Published online January 6, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2017003
                              
Original Articles
e2017002 Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection among tuberculosis laboratory workers in Iran
Mahshid Nasehi, Abdolrazagh Hashemi-Shahraki, Amin Doosti-Irani, Saeed Sharafi, Ehsan Mostafavi
Epidemiol Health. 2016;39:e2017002  Published online December 30, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2017002
                              
e2017001 Visceral leishmaniasis treatment outcome and its determinants in northwest Ethiopia
Getachew Mebrahtu Welay, Kefyalew Addis Alene, Berihun Assefa Dachew
Epidemiol Health. 2016;39:e2017001  Published online December 28, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2017001
                              
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