Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 655

Table of Content: June 2013; 5(6)

June 2013

Formula for estimating incidence of chronic diseases from prevalence, mortality, and other indices from survey

A theoretical formula was devised to calculate the age-specific estimated incidence (ASEI) rate of chronic diseases using consecutive-year data on disease prevalence and death rate. Data on the rate of persons who had suffered from one disease but died from another disease (RPDA) were retrieved from the database of a public health center. The ASEI rate of diabetes mellitus (DM) and hypertension among older age groups...

Author(s): Koujirou Inoue

June 2013

Human metapneumovirus infections in adults associated with respiratory illness in Sao Paulo, Brazil

The human metapneumovirus was associated with respiratory infections among children without others etiologic causes attributable. Researchers worldwide subsequently detected the virus in samples from all age groups. Our study was established on adults presented with acute respiratory infections from 2001 to 2003. Three groups of outpatients were enrolled: community patients, health care workers and kidney transplant...

Author(s): Daniel Ferreira de Lima Neto, Emerson Carraro, Celso Francisco Hernandes Granato and Nancy Cristina Junqueira Bellei

June 2013

Perception, attitude and involvement of men in maternal health care in a Nigerian community

This study aimed to examine men’s perception, attitude and involvement in maternal care. A cross-sectional descriptive survey was carried out in Atelewo community in Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria using multi-stage sampling technique to select 400 respondents. Participants were adult men of reproductive age. Data were collected using semi-structured questionnaire. In the study, there was no intervention component;...

Author(s): Olugbenga-Bello Adenike I., Asekun-Olarinmoye Esther O., Adewole Adefisoye O.,  Adeomi Adeleye A.   and Olarewaju Sunday O.