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Volume 5(2); Apr 2014
Editorial
Sound in the Air
Hae-Wol Cho, Chaeshin Chu
Osong Public Health Res Perspect. 2014;5(2):75-76.   Published online April 30, 2014
Original Articles
Exposure to Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane and the Risk of Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Jae-Hong Park, Eun Shil Cha, Yousun Ko, Myung-Sil Hwang, Jin-Hwan Hong, Won Jin Lee
Osong Public Health Res Perspect. 2014;5(2):77-84.   Published online April 30, 2014
Objectives

This study extended and updated a meta-analysis of the association between exposure to dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and the risk of breast cancer.

Methods

We reviewed the published literature on exposure to DDE and breast cancer risk to update a meta-analysis from 2004. The total of 35 studies included 16 hospital-based case–control studies, 11 population-based case–control studies, and 10 nested case–control studies identified through...

Under-reporting of Energy Intake from 24-hour Dietary Recalls in the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Seunghee Kye, Sung-Ok Kwon, Soon-Young Lee, Jiyoon Lee, Bok Hee Kim, Hee-Jae Suh, Hyun-Kyung Moon
Osong Public Health Res Perspect. 2014;5(2):85-91.   Published online April 30, 2014
Objectives

Chronic degenerative diseases are closely related to daily eating habits, nutritional status, and, in particular, energy intake. In clarifying these relationships it is very important for dietary surveys to report accurate information about energy intake. This study attempted to identify the prevalence of the under-reporting of energy intake and its related characteristics based on the Korean National Health and Nutrition...

Evaluation of Drug Abuse Relapse Event Rate Over Time in Frailty Model
Somaye Hosseini, Abbas Moghimbeigi, Ghodratollah Roshanaei, Farzaneh Momeniarbat
Osong Public Health Res Perspect. 2014;5(2):92-95.   Published online April 30, 2014
Objectives

Drug dependence as a chronic disorder is reversible over time and has a cost burden for individuals, families, and society. An individual who has stopped taking drugs for a long time may start taking drugs again. The variables affecting the reuse of drugs are not well known. Therefore a study of the factors that increase the length of time away...

Virulence Factors of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates in an Iranian Referral Children's Hospital
Farah Sabouni, Shima Mahmoudi, Abbas Bahador, Babak Pourakbari, Reihaneh Hosseinpour Sadeghi, Mohammad Taghi Haghi Ashtiani, Bahram Nikmanesh, Setareh Mamishi
Osong Public Health Res Perspect. 2014;5(2):96-100.   Published online April 30, 2014
Objectives

The clinical importance of Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is attributed to notable virulence factors, surface proteins, toxins, and enzymes as well as the rapid development of drug resistance. The aim of this study was to compare the occurrence of virulence factors produced by S. aureus strains isolated from children in an Iranian referral children's hospital.

Methods

The presence of genes encoding for...

Assessment of the Intensive Countermeasures in the 2009 Pandemic Influenza in Korea
Jin Hyuk Choi, Yunhwan Kim, Seoyun Choe, Sunmi Lee
Osong Public Health Res Perspect. 2014;5(2):101-107.   Published online April 30, 2014
Objectives

It is critical to implement effective multiple countermeasures to mitigate or retain the spread of pandemic influenza. We propose a mathematical pandemic influenza model to assess the effectiveness of multiple countermeasures implemented in 2009.

Methods

Age-specific parameters, including the transmission rate, the proportion of asymptomatic individuals, the vaccination rate, the social distancing rate, and the antiviral treatment rate are estimated using the...

Exposure–Response Relationship Between Aircraft Noise and Sleep Quality: A Community-based Cross-sectional Study
Soo Jeong Kim, Sang Kug Chai, Keou Won Lee, Jae-Beom Park, Kyoung-Bok Min, Hyun Gwon Kil, Chan Lee, Kyung Jong Lee
Osong Public Health Res Perspect. 2014;5(2):108-114.   Published online April 30, 2014
Objectives

Exposure to aircraft noise has been shown to have adverse health effects, causing annoyance and affecting the health-related quality of life, sleep, and mental states of those exposed to it. This study aimed to determine sleep quality in participants residing near an airfield and to evaluate the relationship between the levels of aircraft noise and sleep quality.

Methods

Neighboring regions of a...

Correspondence
Detecting Influenza A (H1N1) pdm09 Virus Infection Using Immunochromatographic Assay
Viroj Wiwanitkit
Osong Public Health Res Perspect. 2014;5(2):115-115.   Published online April 30, 2014
Corrigendum
Corrigendum to “Investigation of Biofilm Formation and its Association with the Molecular and Clinical Characteristics of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus” [Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2013, Pages 225–232]
Jeong-Ok Cha, Jae Il Yoo, Jung Sik Yoo, Hae-Sun Chung, Sun-Hee Park, Hwa Su Kim, Yeong Seon Lee, Gyung Tae Chung
Osong Public Health Res Perspect. 2014;5(2):116-116.   Published online April 30, 2014

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