Open Access Research Respondent-driven sampling to assess
coupons to distribute to three potentially eligible women. A secondary incentive for recruitment was not provided. Recruitment was tracked through coupon numbering. Details on recruitment patterns were previ-ously described.22 Owing to regional insecurity, the study investigators terminated the study early after a 4-week period of data collection.
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Social networks of men who have sex with men and their
The number of coupons was reduced as we approached the estimated sample size in each city, and the last wave of respondents was not provided with any coupons. Convergence for our two variables of interest (ie, age and education) had been reached at the time of the final wave. The cut-off point of gay openness was an arbitrary derived
Open access Research Perceptions of cigarette pack inserts
people off starting to smoke and 85% supported having a warning on all cigarettes.18 In this study, our objective was to explore, for the first time, young adult smokers’ perceptions of pack inserts and dissuasive cigarettes (a cigarette displaying the warning ‘Smoking kills’ and a green coloured cigarette). MethODs Design and sample
Respondent-driven sampling to assess mental health
Objectives Assess mental health outcomes among women raising children from sexual violence-related pregnancies (SVRPs) in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and stigma toward and acceptance of women and their children. Design Participants were recruited using respondent-driven sampling. Setting Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo in 2012.
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coupons were distributed vs. participants visiting the center? The only mention of insecurity and abbreviated recruitment is as a limitation. It seems like this information should be provided earlier. 5. Discussion - The discussion, especially the parts focused on recommendations for intervention or research, should be revised for clarity.
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coupons or are they distributed in another way? Lines 316-323 – Unclear what the community partner locations are? Are they the farmers‟ markets themselves or other facilities? What does on or off-site mean in terms of the farmers‟ markets? Lines 350-359 – Is this a scale that can be impacted by a short term intervention?
Sexual risk behaviour, sexual victimisation, substance use
Results Of the 454 participants in the study, prevalence of major depressive symptoms was 34.6%. During the past 6 months, 85% had anal sex with men, and rate of consistent condom use during anal intercourse was 45.1%. Of the respondents, 16.1% reported suicidal ideation, 62.6% had a history of smoking and 41.4% had a history of drinking alcohol, of which 46.3% reported that they were once …
A cross-sectional analysis of the relationship between
According to 2006 census data, a larger proportion of First Nations peoples are living off reserves than on reserves in Canada, with approximately 76% of the off-reserve population living in an urban area.1 First Nations peoples, along with Inuit and Métis peoples, make up the three Indigenous i groups recognised by the Canadian census.2 First
Unmasking health determinants and health outcomes for
Introduction. According to the 2006 Census, over 60% (150 570 people) of Aboriginal i people living in Ontario live in urban areas.1 Nearly 7 of 10 Métis live in urban areas, and about 3 of every 4 people in the off-reserve First Nations population live in urban areas.1 First Nations people have historically been dislocated from their original homelands and may constitute diasporic
Open access Original research Stigma, displacement
then received four coupons to recruit additional partici-pants, and successful recruits were then each given four coupons. Participants received US$20 for completing the survey and US$10 for each subsequently recruited partic-ipant. Surveys were conducted in Arabic via in-person interviews with trained study staff at local NGOs or
Our Health Counts Toronto: using respondent-driven
Objectives To provide evidence of the magnitude of census undercounts of ‘hard-to-reach’ subpopulations and to improve estimation of the size of the urban indigenous population in Toronto, Canada, using respondent-driven sampling (RDS). Design Respondent-driven sampling. Setting The study took place in the urban indigenous community in Toronto, Canada. Three locations within the …
Quality improvement in emergency obstetric referrals
Objective To describe healthcare worker (HCW)-identified system-based bottlenecks and the value of local engagement in designing strategies to improve referral processes related to emergency obstetric care in rural Ghana. Design Qualitative study using semistructured interviews of participants to obtain provider narratives. Setting Referral systems in obstetrics in Assin North Municipal
Perceptions of cigarette pack inserts promoting cessation
Objectives To explore young adult smokers’ perceptions of cigarette pack inserts promoting cessation and cigarettes designed to be dissuasive. Design Cross-sectional online survey. Setting UK. Participants The final sample was 1766 young adult smokers, with 50.3% male and 71.6% white British. To meet the inclusion criteria, participants had to be 16–34 years old and smoke factory-made
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coupons and for the disabled pass and so on. That lifted a burden off our shoulders and we did not have to worry about other things additionally. Reintegration to normalcy in family life Reintroduction of family life, time spend together At first we tried to find our way back into normal everyday life. So that my
Comparison of different mobile health applications for
Mobile application with a tangible reward (money or discount coupons).40. Mobile application without a reward. Further app categories can be described based on the connection of the application and how users can download it. Cloud and social connectivity. Mobile application connected with the cloud to store and process data.
Mask shortage during epidemics and pandemics: a scoping
Objective To characterise published evidence regarding preclinical and clinical interventions to overcome mask shortages during epidemics and pandemics. Design Systematic scoping review. Settings All healthcare settings relevant to epidemics and pandemics. Search strategy English peer-reviewed studies published from January 1995 to June 2020 were included.
Zambian Peer Educators for HIV Self-Testing (ZEST) study
Methods The Zambian Peer Educators for HIV Self-Testing (ZEST) study is a 3-arm cluster randomised trial taking place in 3 towns in Zambia. Participants (N=900) are eligible if they are women who have exchanged sex for money or goods in the previous 1 month, are HIV negative or status unknown, have not tested for HIV in the previous 3 months, and are at least 18 years old.
Stigma, displacement stressors and psychiatric morbidity
Background Displaced Syrians face psychiatric morbidity often resulting from displacement-related stressors (eg, resource scarcity). Both men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women among the displaced Syrians are particularly vulnerable to mental health challenges given that they also often face stigma-related stressors (eg, discrimination). Methods Between January and December …