Science Journal of Public Health

Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018

  • An Unhealthy, Obesogenic Lifestyle: A Case Study of Urban Primary School Children in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe

    Dube Adiele, Gundani Patrick Morgan, Lunga Mande Carolyne

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 35-42
    Received: Jan. 16, 2017
    Accepted: Apr. 01, 2017
    Published: Jan. 17, 2018
    Abstract: Objectives: To determine the socio-demographic and anthropometric characteristics of 9-11 years old children in relation to their tuck-shop purchasing habits. Methods: A cross-sectional research design using a pre-designed questionnaire was administered to Grades 3, 4 & 5 children and two tuck shop managers from group A schools. Weight and height... Show More
  • Homocysteine and Lipid Peroxidation in Active and Passive Smoking

    Duangkamol Viroonudomphol, Pornpimon Poomrittikul, Tharntip Jirakanjana, Siriwan Tribanyatkul, Saowanee Kanjanachumpon

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 43-49
    Received: Dec. 13, 2017
    Accepted: Jan. 12, 2018
    Published: Jan. 25, 2018
    Abstract: Disease risk due to smoking is not limited to smokers only. Passive smoking (exposure to environmental tobacco smoke) is associated with adverse health effect especially in cardiovascular disease. Side-stream cigarette smoke, a major component of secondhand smoke induces reactive oxygen species with promote oxidative stress. This paper summarizes t... Show More
  • Salary for Smoking Break (SSB) of Civil Servants (CS) in Japan

    Jun Sono, Hajime Ishikawa Sono, Yoshikazu Saito

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 50-54
    Received: Dec. 01, 2017
    Accepted: Dec. 18, 2017
    Published: Feb. 02, 2018
    Abstract: Salary for Smoking Break (SSB) of Civil Servants (CS) of Japan was estimated after a survey of the number of smoking CS during office hours at outdoor Designated Smoking Area (DSA) of two cities, namely Amagasaki and Nishinomiya. The total number of smoking CS during office hours per day at these city main offices was 547 and 400 respectively. The ... Show More
  • The Correlation Analysis on Glycolipid Metabolism, CysC and Homocysteine of Thyroid Dysfunction

    Rongqin Dai, Zhenjiang Hou, Jingyu Zhang, Hong Fan, Hongsheng Wang, Jianzhang Hou

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 55-60
    Received: Jan. 30, 2018
    Published: Feb. 05, 2018
    Abstract: The objective is to discuss about the correlation of Glycolipid Metabolism, Cystatin C (CysC) and Homocysteine (Hcy) of thyroid dysfunction. 100 cases of hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism and the control group are chose respectively to measure Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG), Blood Lipid, Thyroid Hormone (TH), CysC and Hcy, calculate the blood lipid ratio ... Show More
  • Teenage Marriage in Post Conflict Northern Uganda: A Case of Amuru District

    Simple Ouma, Kenneth Odong Obita, Turyasima Mananura, Acca Harriet Omara, Florence Nabbale, Moses Toe Rama, Caroline Cephas Adong, Mpora Beatrice Odongkara, Emmanuel Igwaro Odongo-Aginya, Silvia Awor

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 61-65
    Received: Jan. 25, 2018
    Accepted: Feb. 16, 2018
    Published: Mar. 15, 2018
    Abstract: Background: Teenage marriage eventually lead to teenage pregnancy with all it associated adverse consequences. Moreover, teenagers are less likely to utilize antenatal care and as well exhibit sub-optimal neonatal care compared to adult women. Thus, the need to report on teenage marriage in order to inform policy makers to provide necessary teenage... Show More