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Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health

01 Jan 2008

EVIDENCE BASED PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY AND PRACTICE
THE EFFECT OF SMOKE-FREE POLICIES ON ELECTRONIC GAMING MACHINE EXPENDITURE IN VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA
Smoke-free policies were introduced into gambling venues in Victoria, Australia, to protect patrons and workers from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke and as a measure to reduce the addictiveness of gambling

RESEARCH REPORT
PREVIOUS ABORTION AND THE RISK OF LOW WEIGHT AND PRETERM BIRTHS
Low birth weight is one of the most important contributing factors to neonatal mortality and morbidity

IMPAIRED CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND SUICIDAL BEHAVIOUR IN A COHORT OF DANISH MEN BORN IN 1953
Suicide is one of the most frequent causes of death in young adult men in most European countries, and previous suicide attempts strongly predict a later completed suicide

LIFE COURSE INFLUENCE OF RESIDENTIAL AREA ON CAUSE-SPECIFIC MORTALITY
Recent years have seen a growing interest in the effect area of residence may have on health

THE SENSE OF COHERENCE AND RISK OF INJURIES: ROLE OF ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AND OCCUPATION
Salutogenesis was the concept used by Aaron Antonovsky in his approach to health

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WORK STRESS AND MENTAL DISORDERS IN MEN AND WOMEN: FINDINGS FROM A POPULATION BASED STUDY
Mental disorders are prevalent in the labour force

THE ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN HEIGHT COMPONENTS (LEG AND TRUNK LENGTH) AND ADULT LEVELS OF LIVER ENZYMES
Mortality rates from liver cirrhosis, the final common histological pathway for a wide variety of chronic liver diseases, have increased in recent decades in many European countries

EXAMINING THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN JOB CONTROL AND HEALTH STATUS: A PATH ANALYSIS APPROACH
For over 25 years researchers have reported that an individual's ability to make decisions about the way they work and use their skills (referred together as job control)

NEIGHBOURHOOD SOCIAL INTERACTIONS AND RISK OF ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFECTION
Studies have shown that the risk of ischaemic heart disease increases with the poverty of the residential neighbourhood, beyond the effects of individual socioeconomic characteristics

COULD ULTRAVIOLET B IRRADIANCE AND VITAMIN D BE ASSOCIATED WITH LOWER INCIDENCE RATES OF LUNG CANCER
There are approximately 1,350.000 cases and 1,180.000 deaths fron lung cancer worldwide per annum, making morbidity and mortality from this disease a serious global public health problem

ARE SOCIAL INEQUALITIES IN MORTALITY IN BRITAIN NARROWING? TIME TRENDS FROM 1978 TO 2005 IN A POPULATION BASED STUDY OF OLDER MEN
Marked social inequalities in health and mortality in the United Kingdom have been present for many years

THEORY AND METHODS
THE EFFECTS OF QUESTION ORDER AND RESPONSE CHOICE ON SELF RATED HEALTH STATUS IN THE ENGLISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF AGEING
One of the most popular global health measures asks people to rate their health in Likert scales, for example, from "excellent" to "poor" or from "very good" to "very bad"