Nimetcan Mehmet

Nimetcan Mehmet
Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University | AYBU · Faculty of Medicine, Public Health Department

MSc(Public Health); PhD in Public Health

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Introduction
Dr. Nimetcan Mehmet currently works at the Public Health Department, Faculty of Medicine, Yıldırım Beyazıt Üniversitesi. Nimetcan does research in Health Politics and Policy, Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Cost -effectiveness analysis, Burden of Disease, Migartion and Health, Technology addiction.
Education
June 2009 - April 2013
UNU & UKM
Field of study
  • Public Health
June 2007 - December 2008

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Publications (72)
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Bu çalışmanın amacı, poliklinik hizmeti almak için ayaktan hastaneye başvuran hastaların memnuniyet düzeylerini belirleyebilmek amacıyla veri elde edilmesini sağlayacak ölçme aracını geliştirmek, geçerlilik ve güvenirliliğini test etmektir. Metodolojik tipteki araştırmada üç faz ve on adımdan oluşan ölçek geliştirme modeli kullanılmıştır. Örneklem,...
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The Rejection of childhood vaccination is still a major issue in many countries. The aim of the study was to assess prevalence of Turkish parent refusal and hesitance rate and its associated factors in Childhood vaccination. A cross-sectional study was carried out at the General Pediatric Poly Clinic of Ankara Keçören Training and Research Hospital...
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BACKGROUND: The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected nurses. The aim of this study was to assess professional commitment, satisfaction and quality of professional life of nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic in Konya city, Turkey. METHODS AND MATERIAL: Cross-sectional study was conducted through online survey in March 2021 in Konya province of...
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Background: In Africa, HIV is one of the most serious public health issues. The purpose of this study was to look into the prevalence and incidence rates of HIV/AIDS in West Africa across all age ranges and population groups. Methods: This is a comprehensive study of published and unpublished studies on HIV/AIDS prevalence and incidence in West Afr...
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Abstract This review is aimed to investigate family planning knowledge, attitudes, and practices in east African countries through published papers.A review was conducted on knowledge, attitude and practice of family planning in east africa countries using published researches focusing this topic in the last 10 years.A total of 10 studies met with...
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Cite this article as: Ayvaz Ç, Mehmet N. D Vitamini ve Kronik Böbrek Hastalıkları ile İlişkisi. Medical Research Reports 2021;4(1):49-60 Özet D vitamini, insan sağlığı için önemli etkileri olan temel bir mikro besin maddesidir. Vücutta birçok sistemi etkileyen D vitamini eksikliğinin prevalansı oldukça yüksektir. D vitamini eksikliği veya yetersizl...
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ABS TRACT Objective: Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women with increasing incidence and prevalence rates in the world and in our country, and it is inevitable that the costs associated with breast cancer create an economic burden for both states and patients. For this reason, in our study, it was aimed to determine the illness a...
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Background: Antenatal care is essential care given during pregnancy, to diagnose and treat complications that could endanger both the lives of mother and child. The risk of dying from pregnancy-related issues is often associated with a lack of access to antenatal care services. This issue is a prominent matter in developing countries such as Somal...
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Background/aim: Obesity is one of the main public health issue in many countries including Turkey. The aim of the study is to test cross-cultural adaptation, reliability, and validity of QOLOD rating scale in Turkish Language. Materials and methods: This methodological study was conducted among the overweight and obesity people between February...
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Aim of this study is to determine levels of general health, occupational stress and burnout in nurses who are working in Shohadaye Kargar Hospital of Yazd. A cross-sectional study was conducted among nurses who are working in Shohadaye Kargar Hospital of Yazd in 2017-2018 years. The sample was randomly selected and total 200 nurses were enrolled to...
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Background: COVID-19 is public health threat across the globe. The aim of the study is to assess the knowledge, attitudes and practices of the Turkish and Malaysian general populations regarding COVID-19 during the lockdown. Methods and materials: A cross-sectional quick survey was conducted online on 01-07 April 2020. Data were collected from samp...
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The quality of sleep can effect on nurse's physical and mental health. Aim of this study is to investigate the association between sleeping problems and quality of life among nurses in hospital. A cross-sectional study was conducted among nurses in Shohadaye Kargar Hospital of Yazd, Iran. Total 150 nurses were selected randomly. Data was collected...
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The study aims to investigate knowledge and attitude towards hepatitis B infection among adults in Tamale, Ghana. A cross sectional study was conducted using self-administered structured questionnaire to assess participants' level of knowledge and attitude towards hepatitis B infection among adults in Tamale, Ghana. Data was collected from people w...
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The aim of this study is to assess the knowledge, attitude and practices of breast cancer among health science students in Shahrekord city, Iran. A cross-sectional study was conducted in 2017-2018 academic year among 334 health science students in Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences. Data was collected using self-administered structured quest...
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The aim of this study is to assess the knowledge, attitude and practices of breast cancer among health science students in Shahrekord city, Iran. A cross-sectional study was conducted in 2017-2018 academic year among 334 health science students in Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences. Data was collected using self-administered structured quest...
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The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak affects all populations. Eating habits and lifestyle changes during COVID-19 lockdown. Aim of this paper is to explore eating habits changes during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. A systematic review was conducted by using the PubMed database and Google scholar to find articles published from between March and July 20...
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COVID-19 is a global public health threat. It affects more than 8 million people so far worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges to hospitals such as shortage of healthcare providers, supplies, equipment and spaces in hospitals. Every country tries to solve the issues in hospitals using different methods. In some countries, heal...
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Objective: The study aims to assess the rate of tobacco use and its effects on the younger generation in Turkey through a systematic review.. Methods: A review was conducted on the rate of tobacco use in Turkey and its effects on the younger ones. Articles reviewed were retrieved from Sciencedirect, Google scholar, Medline and PubMed on tobacco use...
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Background: The Incidence of breast cancer is rising in developed and developing countries. Early detection, screening, awareness of early signs, and symptoms are critical to improve breast cancer by seeking diagnosis and treatment. The aim of this study is to examine practices regarding breast cancer among Afghan women, visiting Istiqlal and Jumhu...
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Düşük sağlık okuryazarlığı, tüm yaş grupları arasında kötü sağlık durumunun önemli bir nedenidir. Bu çalışmanın amacı, Türkiye'nin Şanlıurfa ilindeki kırsal ve kentsel ortaokuldaki çocuklar arasında sağlık okuryazarlığı düzeyini ve bununla ilişkili faktörleri araştırmaktır. Bu çalışma Türkiye'nin Güneydoğu Anadolu Bölgesi'ndeki kentsel ve kırsal al...
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Çalışma Gana'nın çeşitli bölgelerinde yıllık kolera salgınlarını değerlendirmeyi amaçlamaktadır. Dünyada ve Gana'da kolera salgınları üzerine yayınlanan makalelerin ayrıntılı bir incelemesi yapıldı. Kolera'da yayınlanan çalışmalar PubMed, ScienceDirect, Google Akademik veritabanlarında sistematik olarak değerlendirildi. Çalışma, 1970'teki ilk vakas...
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The aim of this study is to provide a comprehensive estimate of the direct and indirect costs of healthcare services used in a nationally representative sample of community-dwelling elderly in Malaysia as well as the determinants of such health care costs. The rise of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs henceforth) is stemming from changes in l...
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Objectives: This study aims to compare the prevalence of hepatitis B among blood donors in Ghana and Nigeria through a systematic review. Materials and Methods: A comparative-systematic review was conducted on the prevalence of hepatitis B among blood donors in Ghana and Nigeria. The articles reviewed were conducted including years from 2010 to 201...
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Z Bu çalışmanın amacı, poliklinik hizmeti almak için ayaktan hastaneye başvuran hastaların memnuniyet düzeylerini belirleyebilmek amacıyla veri elde edilmesini sağlayacak ölçme aracını geliştirmek, geçerlilik ve güvenirliliğini test etmektir. Metodolojik tipteki araştırmada üç faz ve on adımdan oluşan ölçek geliştirme modeli kullanılmıştır. Örnekle...
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Apiterapi ya da arı tedavisi; bal, polen, propolis, arı sütü ve arı zehiri gibi bal arısı ürünlerinin kullanıldığı bir geleneksel tıp uygulamasıdır. Apiterapi, bal arısı tarafından üretilen maddelerin sağlığı koruma ve tedavi amaçlı kullanılmasıdır. Pek çok bal arısı türü Ankara'nın Çubuk ilçesi dâhil, Türkiye'de yaygın olarak bulunur. Bu çalışmanı...
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Objective: The aims of the study were to explore university female students’ perception about reproductive health problems, their reproductive health seeking behaviors and how reproductive health problems could be managed from their perspective. Methodology: A cross-sectional survey was conducted using self-administered questionnaires among univers...
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ÖZET Meslek hastalıkları, gelişmekte olan ülkelerde halk sağlığının ihmal edilen branşlarındandır. Kronik Obstrüktif Akciğer Hastalığı (KOAH) dünyada morbidite ve mortalitenin en önemli sebeplerinden biridir. KOAH’ın primer nedeni sigara dumanına maruziyet olsa da, hem ev içi hem de ev dışı hava kirliliği ve mesleki toz ve dumanlara maruziyet de ri...
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Aim of the study is to review the awareness level of radiation risks in health care sectors among healthcare workers in Middle Eastern countries. This is an intensive literature review study. Search was done using google scholar, PubMed and Science Direct engines, with key words like The Search was limited to articles written in English which were...
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Aim of the study is to review the awareness level of radiation risks in health care sectors among healthcare workers in Middle Eastern countries. This is an intensive literature review study. Search was done using google scholar, PubMed and Science Direct engines, with key words like The Search was limited to articles written in English which were...
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The increased use of health care services by elderly has placed greater pressure to an already strained health care resources. Thus, an accurate economic cost estimation for specific age-related diseases like dementia is essential. The objectives of this project are to estimate costs of treating patient dementia among Malaysian elderly in the hospi...
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Background: Patient’s satisfaction is of fundamental importance as a measure of the quality of health care. Aim of the study is to assess satisfaction with services was obtained from patients who were seen in obstetrics and gynaecology clinics, a university hospital in Konya, Turkey.Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted using questionnair...
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Pneumococcal disease is one of the important public health issues worldwide. The World Health Organisation estimates that 1.6 million people die every year from this disease, 0.7–1 million of which are children aged less than 5 years.This book reports the outcome of a study to determine the clinical and cost burden of pneumococcal disease in Malays...
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Cancellation of surgical cases is increasingly considered as an adverse event that requires routine monitoring because of its effects on utilization of health system resources. The aim of this study was to determine prevalence and identify the reasons of cancellation of scheduled surgery Yazd Shohada Kargar hospital, Iran. This is a retrospective s...
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The home is the best setting for providing health care services for elderly. The home care services not only can care be provided less expensively in the home, evidence suggests that home care is a key step toward achieving optimal health outcomes for many elderly. To evaluate homecare services for elderly and to get their family member's opinion t...
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An ageing population has a significant impact in terms of health care costs to the elderly, their families and societies. The elderly consume a greater volume of health care facilities and bear out-of-pocket (OOP) health expenditure for their age-related diseases (ARD) physically or mentally. The most common ARD that relates to cognitive functions...
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Education, as a personal and professional training, as well as all sector of human activity is influenced by the globalization of the online environmental communication and distance learning and e-learning is rapidly becoming popular modes of studies among students and working adults worldwide. International Centre for Case-Mix and Clinical Coding...
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Objectives: To describe the incidence, mortality, cost, and length of stay (LOS) of hospitalized community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) in three Southeast Asian countries: Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Methods: Using Casemix system data from contributing hospitals, patients with International Classifica...
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Realizing the huge potential of e-learning in casemix education and since there was no e-learning program on casemix and clinical coding available globally. International Centre for Case-mix and Clinical Coding (ITCC) proposed to establish a universal case-mix education programs through providing an e-learning program (ELP) for case-mix and clinica...
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Background: The HPV vaccine was introduced to Malaysian national immunization programme in 2010. The current implementation age of HPV vaccination in Malaysian is at the age of 13 years school girls, given according to a 3 doses protocol which may complicate implementation and compliance. Aim of the study is to determine the cost-effectiveness of...
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Background: The HPV vaccine was introduced to Malaysian national immunization programme in 2010. The current implementation age of HPV vaccination in Malaysian is at the age of 13 years school girls, given according to a 3 doses protocol which may complicate implementation and compliance. Aim of the study is to determine the cost-effectiveness of H...
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Background: Cancellation of surgical procedures creates a financial burden to health providers and patients. It also causes a potential emotional stress and a negative impact on perception of quality of care. It should be a priority to identify risks of surgery cancellations in view of modification to assure timely and efficient delivery of care. O...
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Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) is the most common cause of community-acquired pneumonia, meningitis, and bacteremia in children and adults, including the elderly, and is responsible for high rates of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Aim of this paper to review published articles on incidence of pneumococcal meningitis in children less th...
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Abstract- This study estimate the work place stress among the white and blue color workers at Esfahan Steel Company (ESCO), Iran. A cross-sectional study conducted at among workers at ESCO, Iran. The data about the stress level was collected using structured face to face interviews based on questionnaires using DASS 21. A total 600 workers were int...
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Background Rotavirus infection is a major cause of childhood diarrhea in Libya. The objective of this study is to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination in that country. Methods We used a published decision tree model that has been adapted to the Libyan situation to analyze a birth cohort of 160,000 children. The evaluation of di...
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Limited data exist on economic burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis in Libya. Aim of this study is to perform cost analysis of rotavirus disease in Libya. A prospective cross sectional study was conducted among rotavirus children aged below five years from August 2012 to April 2013 at three public hospitals in Libya. The cost of rotavirus treatment...
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As the Malaysian population ages, the burden of age-related cognitive disorders such as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease will increase concomitantly. This is one of the sub-study under a research project titled by quantify the cost of age-related cognitive impairment in Malaysia, which was undertaken to develop a clinical pathway for Mild Cognit...
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Rotavirus is a common infection causing 450,000 deaths annually primarily in children 5 years and below. Despite the high burden of disease, little is known about the epidemiology of rotavirus in Libya. The aim of this study was to estimate the rotavirus disease burden among Libyan children. A cross-sectional study was carried out prospectively amo...
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Child nutrition especially during the early years is crucial for the development of the whole body and the mentally in specific. Mechanism by which the nutrition can affect the Intelligence is still questionable. Aim of this review was to identify the latest studies done in the last 5 years regarding nutrition and IQ of the children. Systemic revie...
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Abstract Objective To assess the cost-effectiveness of introducing pneumococcal polysaccharide and nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV) in the National Immunization Programme of Malaysia. This study compared introducing PHiD-CV (10 valent vaccine) with current no vaccination, as well as against the alternative 13...
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This study estimate the work place stress among the white and blue color workers at Esfahan Steel Company (ESCO), Iran. A cross-sectional study conducted at among workers at ESCO, Iran. The data about the stress level was collected using structured face to face interviews based on questionnaires using DASS21. A total 600workers were interviewed amo...
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Background Traditional and Complementary Medicine (T&CM) is garnering increasing interest and acceptance among the general population. Different types of T&CM treatments were increasingly applied and practised by the public but ignorance about T&CM poses a communication gap between public health and the healthcare profession. The aim of this study...
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Occupational stress is one of the major health hazards among blue and white-collar workers. However there is no data on occupational stress among white-collar workers in Iran. Aim of this study was to investigate occupational stress among white collar employees in Esfahan Steel Company organization (ESCO), Iran. A cross– sectional survey was conduc...
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Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases in the world. It is estimated that around 300 million people in the world currently have asthma. The prevalence of asthma is increasing in most of countries, especially among children. The burden of severe asthma is considerable high in the Middle East courtiers including Iran. This study to investi...
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Objectives The Casemix databases contain clinical costing information from hospitals in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. The objective of this study was to determine burden of pneumonia in these three countries. Methods: Pneumonia cases occurring in a single year were identified using ICD10 codes, J10-J18. Patients were further categorized...
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Objective To measure the clinical burden of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in selected developing countries. Methods This is an extensive literature review of published articles on IPD in selected developing countries from East Asia, South Asia, Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America. We reviewed all the articles retrieved from th...
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Desertification (transformation of arable or habitable land to desert) is one of the serious environmental problems and has attracted worldwide attenntion. Apart from its threat on the living environment, desertification has also been an obstacle to social stability and global economy. China the oldest continuous major world civilization, a populat...
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Background Pneumococcal disease kills over 1.6 million people each year. The vast majority of its victims come from developing countries. Meningitis cases due to S. pneumoniae have one of the highest mortality rates in pneumococcal diseases. However there is no data on clinical and economic burden of pneumococcal meningitis (PM) in Malaysia. Aim of...
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Background:Disease epidemics and shortage of healthcare professionals present major challenges for developing countries in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), specifically the health related goals (4, 5 and 6). In these countries, the explosive growth of mobile communications offers a new opportunity for the promotion of quality heal...
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Background:Acute bacterial meningitis (BM) constitutes a significant global public health problem. Worldwide, it has been estimated that 1—2 million cases of BM occur annually. The problem is more significant in resource-poor countries including those in some regions of Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. Aim of study was to meas...