Indian Journal of Community Health

The Journal provides an avenue to medical scientists for publication of original research work so as to facilitate use of research for public health action. The scope of the Journal is broad. Original research articles are invited on public health, primary health care, epidemiology, health administration, health systems, health economics, health promotion, public health nutrition, communicable and non-communicable diseases, maternal and child health, occupational and environmental health, social and preventive medicine which have potential to promote evidence-based public health action. The Journal also include editorial, commentaries, perspectives, state of the art reviews, research briefs, policy and practice, reports from the field, public health classics, letters to the editor and book reviews.

Vol 27, No 1 (2015)

Table of Contents


Swine Flu: Prevention to Pandemic PDF
Preeti Padda 1-2

Review Article

Prevalence of Hypertension and its optimal management issues in Rural India: An unmet health care need PDF
Prashanth HR, Annie IK, Rita Isaac 3-7
Role of Primary Care Providers in Tobacco Cessation, Tobacco Dependence Treatment PDF
Rohini Ruhil 8-12
Personal and social issues involved in cancer development PDF
Pravin K Naoghare, Ajam Shekh, Amit Bafana, Priyanka Mulay, Sivenasan Saravana Devi, Kannan Krishnamurthi 13-17

Original Article

Estimates of Maternal Mortality Ratio and the associated medical causes in Orissa and Rajasthan States - A cross sectional study PDF
Abha Rani Aggarwal, Ranjana Kar, Arvind Pandey 18-24
Sero-prevalence and Changing Trends of Transfusion Transmitted Infections among Blood Donors in a Tertiary Care Hospital PDF
Rajesh Kumar, Sonia Gupta, Amarjit Kaur, Aikaj Jindal, Harsh Sharma 25-29
A cross sectional study on quitting behavior of tobacco use among rural population in Dehradun, Uttarakhand PDF
Danish Imtiaz, Sunil Dutt Kandpal, Ruchi Juyal 30-34
Studies on Phantom Vibration and Ringing Syndrome among Postgraduate Students PDF
Atul Kumar Goyal 35-40
Current trends in eye diseases and its correlates in an urban population PDF
Deepika Agrawal, Jai Veer Singh, Sunil Kumar Garg, Harivansh Chopra, Rupali Roy, Manish Chaturvedi 41-45
Maternal Health Care in Rural and Urbanized Villages of Delhi - A Comparative Study PDF
Ram Kishore Gupta, Anil Kumar, Arvind Pandey 46-51
Nutritional status and substance abuse among street children in South India PDF
Indrapal I. Meshram, Stephen Gade, PothuRaju Battina 52-59
Community level workers: awareness generation for improving children’s health PDF
Reetu Sharma, Premila Webster, Sanghita Bhattacharyya 60-65
Evaluation of malaria treatment practice of health extension workers (community health workers): a qualitative study conducted in Damot Gale district, southern Ethiopia PDF
Kassa Daka Gidebo, T R Mavundla 66-71
Biosocial correlates of anemia in rural women of Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh PDF
Rajesh Kumar Seth, Swati Khan 72-76
Diet, nutrition and cardiac risk factor profile of tribal migrant population in an urban slum in India PDF
Jagajeevan Babu Geddam, Suresh babu Kokku, Balakrishna Nagalla, Anupama D, Radhakrishna KV, Ajeya Kumar Parttipati 77-85
Factors Influencing the Choice of a Public or Private Health Institution for Childbirth in Chandigarh PDF
Trusty Khumukcham, Tarundeep Singh, Manmeet Kaur, Madhu Gupta, Rajesh Kumar 86-94
Role of drinking water with high Silica and Strontium in Chronic Kidney Disease: An Exploratory Community-based Study in an Indian Village PDF
Arjun L Khandare, Yathapu Srinivasa Reddy, Nagalla Balakrishna, Gourineni Shankar Rao, Taduri Gangadhar, Nimmathota Arlappa 95-102
Morbidity of Uterine Prolapsed among the Women in the Chakrata Block of Dehradun District PDF
Rajeev Prasad Bijalwan, Maithili Bhagavatula, Virender Dutt Semwal, Poonam Rawat, Vivek Anand 103-109
Predictive Accuracy of a Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction Model in Rural South India – A Community Based Retrospective Cohort Study PDF
Farah N Fathima, Deepa Raghunath, Shailendra Kumar Hegde, Twinkle Agrawal, Dominic Misquith, Pruthvish Sreekantiah 110-116
A cross sectional study at subcentre level reflecting need for improving coverage of maternal health services PDF
Geetu Singh, Bhakt Prakash Mathur, Shobha Chaturvedi, Preeti Rai 117-124
A cross-sectional study of tobacco addiction among college students of Muzaffarnagar city PDF
Khursheed Muzammil, Sujit Singh, Jai Veer Singh, Sanjeev Dave, Santosh Raghav, S Khalil 125-129

Short Article

A study of oral pre-malignant lesions and related risk factors PDF
Saurabh Varshney, Shivanjali Sandhir, Sarita Mishra 130-134
A study on knowledge and practice regarding biomedical waste management among staff nurses and nursing students of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi PDF
Shamim Haider, Sneha Kumari, Vivek Kashyap, Shalini Sunderam, Shashi Bhushan Singh 135-138
Contraceptive usage and awareness among postpartum mothers in urban field practice area of a tertiary hospital PDF
Tanvir Kaur Sidhu, PP S Coonar 139-142
Knowledge and Practice on lifestyle modifications among males with hypertension PDF
Vanitha Durai, Anitha Rani Muthuthandavan 143-149
A study of scrub typhus cases from a tertiary care hospital in Dehradun PDF
Megha Luthra, Amit Varma, Sudhir Kumar Gupta, Kamal Singh Negi 150-154
Time trends in the thesis work by post-graduate students of Community Medicine: A record based descriptive study of 40 years PDF
M M Nagargoje, Shailendra Chaudhary, Sunil Kumar Misra 155-160
A cross sectional study on health status of infants in rural areas of Kamrup, Assam PDF
Madhur Borah, Rupali Baruah, Kanika K Baruah 161-164

Report from the field

Land of Widow: A Occupation Curse PDF
Absar Ahmad 165-166
Electrocardiogram as an important tool in Preventive & Community Medicine - A rare case report of asymptomatic non paroxysmal accelerated junctional rhythm detected on routine ECG PDF
Raghavendra Deolalikar 167-170


"Meet and Greet and Then Treat" is No Fun: Is It Time To Reinvent No-Touch Greetings For Contact Precautions? A Personal Perspective PDF
Deepak Gupta 171-172
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