World Journal of Public Health

Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019

  • Optimal Cut-off Points of BMI WC and WHR for Screening of Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes Over 35 Years Old People

    Anle Li, Yanyun Li, Fang Xiang, Yiying Zhang, Qinping Yang, Zhihao Hu, Qian Peng

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 6 December 2018
    Accepted: 20 December 2018
    Published: 29 January 2019
    Abstract: Using BMI, WC and WHR to investigate and compare these screening tool for IFG, IGT and diabetes subjects in Shanghai China; and to identify the optimal cut-off points of BMI, WC and WHR for screening pre-diabetes (Pre-DM) and diabetes (DM) over 35 years old people. Totally 3,195 aged 35 years old and above people who attended community epidemiologi... Show More
  • Urinary Incontinence Amongst Malaysian Women in Selangor: Prevalence, Types and Risk Factors

    Hardip Kaur Dhillon, Quek Kia Fatt, Harbindar Jeet Singh, Gurpreet Kaur, Anuar Zaini Md Zain, Rusli Bin Nordin

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 10-19
    Received: 21 February 2019
    Accepted: 26 March 2019
    Published: 18 April 2019
  • Accessibility to Oral Health Care in Peri-Urban Areas of Burkina Faso: Qualitative Survey on the Perceptions of the Populations of Kaya Health District

    Drabo Rose, Sangaré Abou Dramane, Samba Mamadou, Guinan Jean Claude

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 20-23
    Received: 15 March 2019
    Accepted: 16 April 2019
    Published: 15 May 2019
    Abstract: Accessibility to oral health care in the sub-urban areas is a case for worry due to scarcity of basic socio-sanitary facilities in these zones. The purpose of this study was to understand the perceptions of peri-urban dwellers about the use of oral health services. The nature of this quality study centres on people of eighteen years and above who c... Show More
  • The Determinants of Fall in the Elderly at the Geriatric Center of Ouakam (Senegal)

    Ousseynou Ka, Boris Arthur Aboua Ghébi, Abdoul Aziz Ndiaye, Atoumane Faye, Mamadou Makhtar Mbacké Léye, Mamadou Diallo, Souhaibou Ndongo

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 24-29
    Received: 17 March 2019
    Accepted: 25 April 2019
    Published: 27 May 2019
    Abstract: In Sénégal, the reality of falls in the elderly, despite their being a serious problem, are not well-known to the général public because the epidemiological data do not take them into account. This study aims at analyzing falls in elderly people who come for consultation at the gerontology and geriatrics center of Ouakam, focusing in particular on ... Show More