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  1. The editors of BMC Public Health would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 15 (2015).

    Authors: Natalie Pafitis
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16:189
  2. The promotion of health equity, the absence of avoidable and unfair differences in health outcomes, is a global imperative. Systematic reviews are an important source of evidence for health decision-makers, bu...

    Authors: Vivian Welch, Mark Petticrew, Jennifer Petkovic, David Moher, Elizabeth Waters, Howard White and Peter Tugwell
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2015 14:92
  3. At the Rio Summit in 2011 on Social Determinants of Health, the global community recognized a pressing need to take action on reducing health inequities. This requires an improved evidence base on the effects ...

    Authors: Vivian A Welch, Mark Petticrew, Jennifer O’Neill, Elizabeth Waters, Rebecca Armstrong, Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Damian Francis, Tracey Perez Koehlmoos, Elizabeth Kristjansson, Tomas Pantoja and Peter Tugwell
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2013 2:43
  4. Public health concern over college students mixing caffeine-containing energy drinks (EDs) and alcohol has contributed to an array of ED-focused research studies. One review found consistent associations betwe...

    Authors: Dace S. Svikis, Pamela M. Dillon, Steven E. Meredith, Leroy R. Thacker, Kathryn Polak, Alexis C. Edwards, David Pomm, Danielle Dick and Kenneth Kendler
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:594
  5. As health systems evolve, it is essential to evaluate their impact on the delivery of health services to socially disadvantaged populations. We evaluated the delivery of primary health services for different s...

    Authors: Simone Dahrouge, William Hogg, Natalie Ward, Meltem Tuna, Rose Anne Devlin, Elizabeth Kristjansson, Peter Tugwell and Kevin Pottie
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:517
  6. The Effective Musculoskeletal Consumer Scale (EC-17) is a self-administered questionnaire for evaluating self-management interventions that empower and educate people with rheumatic conditions. The aim of the ...

    Authors: Bente Hamnes, Andrew Garratt, Ingvild Kjeken, Elizabeth Kristjansson and Kåre B Hagen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:21
  7. Systematic reviews have been challenged to consider effects on disadvantaged groups. A priori specification of subgroup analyses is recommended to increase the credibility of these analyses. This study aimed t...

    Authors: Vivian Welch, Kevin Brand, Elizabeth Kristjansson, Janet Smylie, George Wells and Peter Tugwell
    Citation: BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012 12:187
  8. The majority of North American adult females do not meet current physical activity recommendations (150 min of moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) per week accrued in ≥10 min bouts) ultimat...

    Authors: Stephanie A Prince, Jennifer L Reed, Kara A Nerenberg, Elizabeth A Kristjansson, Swapnil Hiremath, Kristi B Adamo, Heather E Tulloch, Kerri-Anne Mullen, J George Fodor, Erica Wright and Robert D Reid
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2014 3:132
  9. Randomized controlled trials (“randomized trials”) can provide evidence to assess the equity impact of an intervention. Decision makers need to know about equity impacts of healthcare interventions so that peo...

    Authors: Janet Jull, Mark Petticrew, Elizabeth Kristjansson, Manosila Yoganathan, Jennifer Petkovic, Peter Tugwell and Vivian Welch
    Citation: Research Involvement and Engagement 2018 4:34
  10. Continuity is a fundamental tenet of primary care, and highly valued by patients; it may also improve patient outcomes and lower cost of health care. It is thus important to investigate factors that predict hi...

    Authors: Elizabeth Kristjansson, William Hogg, Simone Dahrouge, Meltem Tuna, Liesha Mayo-Bruinsma and Goshu Gebremichael
    Citation: BMC Family Practice 2013 14:72
  11. The randomized controlled trial (RCT) is considered the gold standard study design to inform decisions about the effectiveness of interventions. However, a common limitation is inadequate reporting of the appl...

    Authors: Jennifer Petkovic, Janet Jull, Manosila Yoganathan, Omar Dewidar, Sarah Baird, Jeremy M. Grimshaw, Kjell Arne Johansson, Elizabeth Kristjansson, Jessie McGowan, David Moher, Mark Petticrew, Bjarne Robberstad, Beverley Shea, Peter Tugwell, Jimmy Volmink, George A. Wells…
    Citation: Trials 2020 21:308
  12. Neighbourhood income level is associated with the incidence of stroke and stroke-related mortality. It has also been linked to receipt of appropriate services, post discharge motor recovery and functional stat...

    Authors: Mary Egan, Lucy-Ann Kubina, Claire-Jehanne Dubouloz, Dorothy Kessler, Elizabeth Kristjansson and Michael Sawada
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2015 15:528
  13. With the expansion and growth of research on neighbourhood characteristics, there is an increased need for direct observational field audits. Herein, we introduce a novel direct observational audit method and ...

    Authors: Sean J. V. Lafontaine, M. Sawada and Elizabeth Kristjansson
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2017 16:6
  14. The reduction of health inequalities is a focus of many national and international health organisations. The need for pragmatic evidence-based approaches has led to the development of a number of evidence-base...

    Authors: Peter Tugwell, Annette O'Connor, Neil Andersson, Sharmila Mhatre, Elizabeth Kristjansson, Mary Jane Jacobsen, Vivian Robinson, Jan Hatcher-Roberts, Beverley Shea, Daniel Francis, Jil Beardmore, George A Wells and Joe Losos
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2006 5:11
  15. Empowering adolescent girls is an important component of combating malnutrition in this age group. Because empowerment is multidimensional and context specific, it can be difficult for policymakers and practit...

    Authors: Alison Y. Riddle, Wenshan Li, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Carol Vlassoff, Monica Taljaard, Elizabeth Kristjansson, Vivian Welch and George A. Wells
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:225
  16. Despite the widespread proliferation of food banks in high-income countries over the past several decades, there is a paucity of data regarding the long-term experiences of the people who rely on food banks. W...

    Authors: Anita Rizvi, Aganeta Enns, Lucas Gergyek and Elizabeth Kristjansson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:586
  17. Food insecurity is strongly associated with poor mental and physical health, especially with chronic diseases. Food banks have become the primary long-term solution to addressing food insecurity. Traditionally...

    Authors: Anita Rizvi, Rania Wasfi, Aganeta Enns and Elizabeth Kristjansson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:771

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Public Health 2021 21:949

  18. Providing food through schools has well documented effects in terms of the education, health and nutrition of school children. However, there is limited evidence in terms of the benefits of providing a reliabl...

    Authors: Edoardo Masset and Aulo Gelli
    Citation: Trials 2013 14:55