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Subnational variations in electricity access and infant mortality: Evidence from Ghana

Objectives: The study investigated the relationship between electricity access and infant mortality at the sub- national level in Ghana, controlling for correlates such as birth interval, children living with both parents, women’s education, and income distribution. Methods: The study employed ...
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Addressing privacy concerns for mobile and wearable devices sensors: Small-group interviews with healthy adults and cancer survivors

Objective: Mobile and wearable sensor technology is increasingly common and accessible. The aim of this study was to explore individuals' perceptions and acceptability of mobile and wearable sensors, as well as concerns. Methods: Purposive sampling was used to recruit non-patient adults (n = 22) a...
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UK women smokers' experiences of an age-progression smoking cessation intervention: Thematic analysis of accounts

Objectives Appearance-related interventions to promote healthy behaviour have been found effective to communicate health risks. The current study aimed to explore women smokers' experiences of age-progression software showing the effects of smoking on the face. Methods A qualitative design was imple...
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Self-growth, wellbeing and volunteering - Implications for social prescribing: A qualitative study

Volunteering - the giving of time and support, without expectation of payment, for the good of others, a community or organization – may bring about benefits to health and wellbeing. Formal volunteering may be considered as part of a social prescription to which link workers may refer patients. Th...
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Predictors associated with low-risk women’s pre-labour intention for intrapartum pain relief: a cross-sectional study

Background Pregnant women have preferences about how they intend to manage labour pain. Unmet intentions can result in negative emotions and/or birth experiences. Objective To examine the antenatal level of intention for intrapartum pain relief and the factors that might predict this intention. ...
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Persons’ experiences of having hypertension: An interview study

Background among the 1–1.5 billion persons with hypertension globally only, 20–30% have controlled blood pressure (BP). The most important problem identified is non-adherence to treatment, i.e., failure to change lifestyle and to take prescribed medication. Knowledge about the reasons for this i...
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Reduced immune system responsiveness in fibromyalgia - a pilot study

Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal and joint pain, stiffness, fatigue, and sleep and mood disorders. However, the involvement of the immune system in the pathways of fibromyalgia is unclear. The aim of this study was to explore the role of the immune system in comparison wi...
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Which Factor Influences Environmental Care Characters More: Knowledge of Issue or Demographic Factors?

The background of this research was due to the lack of people’s awareness to their environment. A report by Indonesian Central Statistics Agency in 2018 stated that the Indonesian Environmental Ignorance Behavior Index (IPKLH) in 2018 is 0.72. The number indicates a high level of ignorance on wast...
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Profile of ectoparasites and biometric condition of snakehead (Channa striata Bloch 1793) collected from different habitats

Studies related to the comparison of ectoparasites that infect snakehead from different habitats and their relationship to biometric conditions have not been widely studied. Thus, present study aimed to investigate the prevalence, intensity, dominance, and predilection of ectoparasites on snakehead ...
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