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The Open Public Health Journal



ISSN: 1874-9445 ― Volume 13, 2020

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Prevalence and Associated Factors of Poor Quality of Sleep among Prisoners in Mettu Town Prison, Oromia, South West Ethiopia, 2019
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 94-100
Zakir Abdu, Mohammedamin Hajure

[Electronic publication date: 20/03/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-94] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010094]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Utilizing the Health Belief Model in Determining the Association between Perceptions on Obesity and Exercise Behavior of Saudi University Students
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 87-93
Yasser Taher Al-Hassan, Eduardo Fabella, Edric Estrella, Hassan Abdulfatah Al-Ramadan, Abdullah Hassan Bujbara

[Electronic publication date: 20/03/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-87] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010087]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
The Effectiveness of Postoperative Antibiotics following Appendectomy in Pediatric Patients: A Cost Minimization Analysis
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 80-86
Rano K. Sinuraya, Aida N. Aini, Cherry Rahayu, Nasrul Wathoni, Rizky Abdulah

[Electronic publication date: 20/03/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-80] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010080]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Sitting Occupations and Physical Intensity of Work as Predictors of Mortality: A Retrospective Study of a Population of Workers in Southern Italy
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 75-79
Antonio Caputi, Luigi De Maria, Rodolfo Sardone, Enza S. S. Cannone, Francesca Mansi, Francesco Birtolo, Maria C. Delfino, Domenica Cavone, Luigi Vimercati

[Electronic publication date: 20/03/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-75] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010075]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Occupational Exposure to Noise and Age-related Hearing Loss in an Elderly Population of Southern Italy
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 69-74
Luigi De Maria, Antonio Caputi, Rodolfo Sardone, Enza Sabrina Silvana Cannone, Francesca Mansi, Francesco Birtolo, Maria Celeste Delfino, Domenica Cavone, Luigi Vimercati

[Electronic publication date: 20/03/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-69] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010069]

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REVIEW ARTICLE
Social and Ethical Impact of Advanced Artificial and Biological Enhancements
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 62-68
Athanasios Alexiou, Panagiota Simou, Filia Alexiou, Stylianos Chatzichronis, Ghulam Md Ashraf

[Electronic publication date: 20/03/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-62] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010062]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Determinants of Malnutrition in Under-five Children in Angola, Malawi and Senegal
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 55-61
Chris Khulu, Shaun Ramroop

[Electronic publication date: 20/03/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-55] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010055]

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EDITORIAL
The 2019/2020 Novel Corona Virus Outbreak: An International Health Management Perspective
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 52-54
Matthias Beck, Damian Tobin

[Electronic publication date: 09/03/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-52] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010052]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Association between Selected Food Purchase Practices, Physical Activity and Sociodemographic Factors among People Living in a Low Socioeconomic Peri-Urban and Rural Area of South Africa
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 44-51
Sunday O. Onagbiye, Tsolekile Lungiswa, Puoane Thandi

[Electronic publication date: 18/02/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-44] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010044]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Collaborative Networks in Primary and Specialized Palliative Care in Switzerland - Perspectives of Doctors and Nurses
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 36-43
R. Schweighoffer, E. Reeves, B. Liebig

[Electronic publication date: 18/02/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-36] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010036]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Social Support and Breast Cancer Recurrence: Is there any Association?
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 30-35
Leyli Hosseini, Mehdi Dehghani, Sedigheh Tahmasebi, Majid Akrami, Nasrin Shokrpour, Ramin Ravangard

[Electronic publication date: 18/02/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-30] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010030]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Prevalence and Potential Risk Factors Associated with High Sodium : Intake among Chinese-Haw Tribal in the Rural Area of Chiang Rai Province, Northern Thailand
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 22-29
Phatcharin Winyangkul, Lakkana Thaikruea, Penprapa Siviroj, Sakda Pruenglampoo

[Electronic publication date: 18/02/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-22] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010022]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Causes of Deaths in Northern Cyprus: Implications for Accurate Recording and Prevention of Deaths
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 14-21
Macide Artac Ozdal, Seda Behlul

[Electronic publication date: 18/02/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-14] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010014]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Educating to Say ‘no’ to Reject High-Risk Suggestions Through Roleplaying Model Among Middle School Students
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 7-13
Fatemeh Shabani, Mohtasham Ghafari, Zahra Boroumandfar

[Electronic publication date: 18/02/2020] [Collection year: 2019]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-7] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010007]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Ciprofloxacin Resistant Salmonella Typhi Isolated at National Microbiology Reference Laboratory in Harare, Zimbabwe (January to April 2016)
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13: 1-6
Ndatenda Shamiso Mutaurwa, Ellen Munemo, Garikai Malunga, Danai Tavonga Zhou

[Electronic publication date: 18/02/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOPHJ-13-1] [DOI: 10.2174/1874944502013010001]

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Impact of a Health System's Three-Pronged Strategy to Address the Opioid Epidemic in DE, PA, and WV, 2013-2017
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13
Charles De Shazer, Oralia Dominic, Caesar DeLeo, Rhonda Johnson

[Electronic publication date: 20/03/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Item Identifier (PII): BMS-TOPHJ-2019-100]

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Investigating the Resurgence of Malaria Prevalence in South Africa Between 2015 and 2018: A Scoping Review
The Open Public Health Journal, 2020, 13
Gbenga J. Abiodun, Babatope Adebiyi, Rita O. Abiodun, Olanrewaju Oladimeji, Kelechi Oladimeji, Abiodun M. Adeola, Olusola S. Makinde, Kazeem O. Okosun, Ramsès Djidjou-Demasse, Vyes J. Semegni, Kevin Y. Njabo, Peter J. Witbooi, Alejandro Aceves

[Electronic publication date: 20/03/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Item Identifier (PII): BMS-TOPHJ-2019-98]

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The Relationship Between Patterns of Alcohol Use and Knowledge of Alcohol-Attributable Health Conditions: A Survey Among Students at a South African University
The Open Public Health Journal, 2019, 12
Andrew Mandeya, Daniel Ter Goon

[Print publication date: 19/11/2019] [Electronic publication date: 30/12/2019] [Collection year: 2019]
[Publisher Item Identifier (PII): BMS-TOPHJ-2019-27]

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