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Low birth weight and high birth weight infants are both at an increased risk to have type 2 diabetes among schoolchildren in taiwan.
OBJECTIVE To study the effect of birth weight on risk of type 2 diabetes in the schoolchildren in Taiwan. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS From 1992 to 1997, all schoolchildren aged 6-18 years were… Expand
Use of a hybrid capture assay of self-collected vaginal swabs in rural Uganda for detection of human papillomavirus.
A random sample of 960 women aged 15-59 years enrolled in a population-based study in rural Uganda were asked to provide self-collected vaginal swabs for human papillomavirus (HPV) testing by hybrid… Expand
Adolescents, sexual behavior and HIV‐1 in rural Rakai district, Uganda
Objectives:To describe the epidemiology of HIV-1 infection among adolescents aged 13–19 years, in rural Rakai district, Uganda. Study design:Baseline survey and 2-year follow-up (1990–1992) of… Expand
Association between maternal exposure to elevated ambient sulfur dioxide during pregnancy and term low birth weight.
This retrospective cohort study investigated whether the risk of delivering full term (37-44 completed weeks of gestation) low birth weight (LBW) infants is associated with differences in exposure to… Expand
Risk of malignant neoplasms of liver and biliary tract in diabetic patients with different age and sex stratifications
We prospectively investigated 615,532 diabetic patients and 614,871 age‐matched and sex‐matched control subjects selected from National Health Insurance claims for malignant neoplasms of liver and… Expand
The Association between Enterovirus 71 Infections and Meteorological Parameters in Taiwan
Background Enterovirus 71 (EV71) infections are a significant cause of neurological disorder and death in children worldwide. Seasonal variations in EV71 infections have been recognized, but the… Expand
Musculoskeletal disorders in hotel restaurant workers.
BACKGROUND A variety of occupational groups have been shown to experience elevated risks of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD). Little information on WMSD is available in hotel restaurant… Expand
A randomized, community trial of intensive sexually transmitted disease control for AIDS prevention, Rakai, Uganda
Objective:To describe the design and first-round survey results of a trial of intensive sexually transmitted disease (STD) control to reduce HIV-1 incidence. Study design:Randomized, controlled,… Expand
Job stress and burnout in hospital employees: comparisons of different medical professions in a regional hospital in Taiwan
Objectives To explore the prevalence and associated factors of burnout among five different medical professions in a regional teaching hospital. Design Cross-sectional study. Setting Hospital-based… Expand
Demographic impact of HIV infection in rural Rakai District, Uganda: results of a population‐based cohort study
ObjectivesTo examine HIV-1-related mortality and demographic impact in a high HIV prevalence rural district of Uganda. DesignOne-year follow-up (1990–1991) in a population-based rural cohort. Setting… Expand