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Tobacco Use Among Adolescent Students and the Influence of Role Models
Background: Seventy per cent of premature deaths among adults are due to behavioral patterns that emerge in adolescence, including smoking. Objective: The objective was to study the prevalence ofExpand
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Suicidal behavior amongst adolescent students in south Delhi
Objective: To study the prevalence of suicidal behavior and its epidemiological correlates amongst adolescent students in south Delhi. Settings and Design: A cross-sectional study in three schoolsExpand
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Deconstructing social resistance to pulse polio campaign in two North Indian districts.
OBJECTIVE To gain an insight into the phenomenon of social resistance and rumors against pulse polio campaign. DESIGN Qualitative, community-based investigation, mapping perceptions of variousExpand
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Acute Encephalitis Syndrome Surveillance, Kushinagar District, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2011–2012
In India, quality surveillance for acute encephalitis syndrome (AES), including laboratory testing, is necessary for understanding the epidemiology and etiology of AES, planning interventions, andExpand
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Reaction of H2S and S2 with Metal/Oxide Surfaces: Band-Gap Size and Chemical Reactivity
The adsorption and dissociation of H2S and S2 on a series of oxide (Al2O3, Cr2O3, Cr3O4, Cu2O, ZnO) and metal/oxide (Cu/Al2O3, Cu/ZnO) surfaces have been studied using synchrotron-basedExpand
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Risk Behaviors Related to Inter-personal Violence Among School and College-going Adolescents in South Delhi
Background: Injuries are a major cause of death and disability among the adolescents in the world. Objective: To study risk behavior related to interpersonal violence amongst school- andExpand
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Social determinants and polio 'endgame': a qualitative study in high risk districts of India.
OBJECTIVES To understand the perceptions and likely determinants that facilitate or act as barriers in implementing additional strategies for polio eradication: (a) accelerated delivery of mOPV1Expand
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Chemistry of SO2 and NO2 on ZnO(0001)-Zn and ZnO powders: changes in reactivity with surface structure and composition
Synchrotron-based high-resolution photoemission and X-ray absorption near-edge spectroscopy (XANES) have been used to study the interaction of SO 2 and NO 2 with ZnO(0001)-Zn and polycrystallineExpand
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Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension among the elderly in a resettlement colony of Delhi.
BACKGROUND With the increase of the elderly population in India, chronic diseases like hypertension are becoming an important public health problem. Thus, the present study was carried out to assessExpand
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Studies on the Behavior of Mixed-Metal Oxides: Structural, Electronic, and Chemical Properties of β-FeMoO4
The structural and electronic properties of iron molybdate (FeMoO4) have been studied using synchrotron-based time-resolved X-ray diffraction (TR-XRD), X-ray absorption near-edge spectroscopyExpand
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