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  1. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has formulated Implementation Measures for Exemption of Crew Duty Periods and Flight Time Restrictions during the COVID-1...

    Authors: Junya Sun, Ruishan Sun, Jingqiang Li, Ping Wang and Nan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1843
  2. The infant mortality rate (IMR) is still a key indicator in a middle-income country such as Ecuador where a slightly increase up to 11.75 deaths per thousand life births has been observed in 2019. The purpose ...

    Authors: Karina Lalangui, Karina Rivadeneira Maya, Christian Sánchez-Carrillo, Gersain Sosa Cortéz and Emmanuelle Quentin
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1841
  3. This study investigated, through cluster analysis, the associations between behavioural characteristics, mental wellbeing, demographic characteristics, and health among university students in the Association o...

    Authors: Apichai Wattanapisit, Hanif Abdul Rahman, Josip Car, Khadizah Haji Abdul-Mumin, Ma. Henrietta Teresa O. de la Cruz, Michael Chia, Michael Rosenberg, Moon-ho Ringo Ho, Surasak Chaiyasong, Trias Mahmudiono, Yuvadee Rodjarkpai, Ivo D. Dinov, Mohammad Ottom and Areekul Amornsriwatanakul
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1840
  4. While most coalition research focuses on studying the effects of peer relationship structure, this study examines the coevolution of coalition structure and behavior across three communities in the U.S. with t...

    Authors: Travis R. Moore, Mark C. Pachucki, Erin Hennessy and Christina D. Economos
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1838
  5. In May 2020, the Scottish Government launched Test and Protect, a test, trace and isolate programme for COVID-19 that includes a PCR testing component. The programme’s success depended on the willingness of me...

    Authors: Alice Street, Shona J. Lee and Imogen Bevan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1837
  6. Subjective well-being (SWB) is of particular interest among gerontologists and health researchers with important implications for interventions especially in poor-resource settings. This study aimed to explore...

    Authors: T. Muhammad, Pradeep Kumar and Shobhit Srivastava
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1836
  7. This study examined prospective associations between atypical working hours with subsequent tobacco, cannabis and alcohol use as well as sugar and fat consumption.

    Authors: Nadine Hamieh, Guillaume Airagnes, Alexis Descatha, Marcel Goldberg, Frédéric Limosin, Yves Roquelaure, Cédric Lemogne, Marie Zins and Joane Matta
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1834
  8. The COVID-19 Vaccines Acceptance scale (VAC-COVID-19) is an international measure designed to evaluate vaccination acceptance against the COVID-19 virus. The current scale was translated from English to Arabic...

    Authors: Fayez Mahamid and Guido Veronese
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1833
  9. Multiple barriers compromise pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) engagement (i.e., use and adherence) in men who have sex with men (MSM). In low/middle-income countries, little is known about PrEP engagement in th...

    Authors: August Eubanks, Bakary Coulibaly, Bintou Dembélé Keita, Camille Anoma, Ter Tiero Elias Dah, Ephrem Mensah, Sékou Kaba, Kpassou Julien Lokrou, Faïçal Rodrigue Ouedraogo, Alèda M. Fidèle Badjassim, Gwenaëlle Maradan, Michel Bourrelly, Marion Mora, Lucas Riegel, Daniela Rojas Castro, Issifou Yaya…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1832
  10. This study aimed to identify the epidemiology, seasonality, aetiology and clinical characteristics of sporadic foodborne diseases in Zhejiang province during 2016–2020.

    Authors: Xiaojuan Qi, Xialidan Alifu, Jiang Chen, Wenliang Luo, Jikai Wang, Yunxian Yu and Ronghua Zhang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1831
  11. Tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis and treatment delays increase the period of infectiousness, making TB control difficult and increasing the fatality rates. This study aimed to determine the evolution of health care...

    Authors: Bhaswar Chakma, Dulce Gomes, Patrícia A. Filipe, Patrícia Soares, Bruno de Sousa and Carla Nunes
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1830
  12. Understanding the magnitude and causes of mortality at national and sub-national levels for countries is critical in facilitating evidence-based prioritization of public health response. We provide comparable ...

    Authors: Wanjiru Waruiru, Violet Oramisi, Alex Sila, Dickens Onyango, Anthony Waruru, Mary N. Mwangome, Peter W. Young, Sheru Muuo, Lilly M. Nyagah, John Ollongo, Catherine Ngugi and George W. Rutherford
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1828
  13. There is a growing interest in the inclusion of real-world and observational studies in evidence synthesis such as meta-analysis and network meta-analysis in public health. While this approach offers great epi...

    Authors: Humaira Hussein, Clareece R. Nevill, Anna Meffen, Keith R. Abrams, Sylwia Bujkiewicz, Alex J. Sutton and Laura J. Gray
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1827
  14. Pharmacy students represent the future of healthcare professionals and with daily use of the internet for different activities has made internet addiction (IA) of a growing concern. The main objectives of this...

    Authors: Moustafa Sayed, Christina Medhat Naiim, Marina Aboelsaad and Michael Kamal Ibrahim
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1826
  15. Injuries are the number one cause for morbidity and mortality among adolescents. Adolescent fractures are a hidden public health problem in Sri Lanka. Upper limb fractures are common in adolescents due to vari...

    Authors: Hemali Jayasekera, Samitha Siritunga, Upul Senarath and Paramjit Gill
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1825
  16. The judicialization of the acquisition of medication for healthcare is not restricted to Brazil but can also be found in other Latin American countries, despite the existence of a universal health system in th...

    Authors: Fábio Henrique Cavalcanti de Oliveira, José Eudes de Lorena Sobrinho, Antônio da Cruz Gouveia Mendes, Haynne Magalhães Santos Gutman, Geraldo Jorge Filho and Ulisses Ramos Montarroyos
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1824
  17. At the end of secondary education, young people can either start vocational training, enter university, directly transition to employment or become unemployed. Research assumes that post-secondary pathways hav...

    Authors: Marvin Reuter, Max Herke, Matthias Richter, Katharina Diehl, Stephanie Hoffmann, Claudia R. Pischke and Nico Dragano
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1823
  18. We looked at changes in the prevalence of increasing and higher risk drinkers reporting a reduction attempt motivated by temporary abstinence and changes in prevalence of use of the official app accompanying D...

    Authors: Melissa Oldham, Inge Kersbergen, Sharon Cox, Jamie Brown, Richard Piper and Claire Garnett
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1822
  19. The scarce knowledge about the drivers of demand for respiratory health care in the Brazilian Amazon, where the gap of human and physical health care resources is wide, is expanded with two surveys conducted i...

    Authors: Thiago Morello, Aldo Santos Lima and Rubicleis Gomes da Silva
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1821
  20. Non-pharmaceutical interventions to reduce the spread of COVID-19 may have disproportionately affected already disadvantaged populations.

    Authors: Madeleine L. Smith, Annie Herbert, Amanda Hughes, Kate Northstone and Laura D. Howe
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1820
  21. Healthcare workers (HCWs), such as doctors, nurses, and support staffs involved in direct or indirect patient care, are at increased risk of influenza virus infections due to occupational exposures. Vaccinatio...

    Authors: Md Zakiul Hassan, Tahmina Shirin, Mahbubur Rahman, A. S. M. Alamgir, Nusrat Jahan, Md Abdullah Al Jubayer Biswas, Sazzad Hossain Khan, Md Ahmed Khairul Basher, Md Ariful Islam, Kamal Hussain, Md Nazrul Islam, Md Arif Rabbany, Md Azizul Haque, Shishir Ranjan Chakraborty, Syeda Rukhshana Parvin, Mahmudur Rahman…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1819
  22. Dental caries (tooth decay) in children is a national public health problem with impacts on the child, their family and wider society. Toothbrushing should commence from the eruption of the first primary tooth...

    Authors: Jenny Owen, Kara A. Gray-Burrows, Ieva Eskytė, Faye Wray, Amrit Bhatti, Timothy Zoltie, Annalea Staples, Erin Giles, Edwina Lintin, Robert West, Sue Pavitt, Rosemary R. C. McEachan, Zoe Marshman and Peter F. Day
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1818
  23. Along with rapid diagnostic testing, contact tracing, and public health measures, an effective pandemic response incorporates genomics-based surveillance. Large-scale SARS-CoV-2 genome sequencing is a crucial ...

    Authors: C. Nadon, M. Croxen, N. Knox, J. Tanner, A. Zetner, C. Yoshida and G. Van Domselaar
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1817
  24. Little is known about how life events such as changes in parental or employment status influence sedentary behaviour (SB). Women from disadvantaged neighbourhoods are at particular risk of poor health, therefo...

    Authors: Minakshi Nayak, Karen Wills, Megan Teychenne and Verity Cleland
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1816
  25. Accumulating social capital in urban areas is essential to improve community health. Previous studies suggested that intergenerational contact may be effective for enhancing social capital. However, no study h...

    Authors: Yuta Nemoto, Kumiko Nonaka, Masataka Kuraoka, Sachiko Murayama, Motoki Tanaka, Hiroko Matsunaga, Yoh Murayama, Hiroshi Murayama, Erika Kobayashi, Yoji Inaba, Shuichiro Watanabe, Kazushi Maruo and Yoshinori Fujiwara
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1815
  26. Chronic diseases are important risk factors of falls. However, most studies explored the effect of a single chronic disease on falls and few studies explored the combined effect of multiple chronic diseases on...

    Authors: Jingzheng Yan, Meijuan Wang and Yingjuan Cao
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1814
  27. Caring for children with disabilities has both immediate and long-term economic costs that affect the well-being of children, parents, and society. The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of ch...

    Authors: Michael Yisfashewa Wondemu, Pål Joranger, Åsmund Hermansen and Idunn Brekke
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1813
  28. Though school-aged children (SAC) are at high risk of malaria, they are the ones that benefit the least from malaria prevention measures. A cluster randomized controlled trial was conducted to evaluate the eff...

    Authors: Zerihun Zerdo, Sibyl Anthierens, Jean-Pierre Van geertruyden, Fekadu Massebo, Gelila Biresaw, Misgun Shewangizaw, Gesila Endashaw, Abayneh Tunje, Matewos Masne and Hilde Bastiaens
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1811
  29. Health inequalities are widening in Japan, and thus, it is important to understand whether (and to what extent) there is a regional variation in long-term care (LTC) spending across municipalities. This study ...

    Authors: Xueying Jin, Masao Iwagami, Nobuo Sakata, Takahiro Mori, Kazuaki Uda and Nanako Tamiya
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1810
  30. Antenatal care is imperative for adolescents and young women, due to their increased risk of pregnancy-related complications. Evidence on the psychosocial determinants of antenatal attendance among this vulner...

    Authors: Ronel Sewpaul, Rik Crutzen and Priscilla Reddy
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1809
  31. Early COVID-19 safety protocols urged physical and social distancing, resulting in minimal contact with others. As social contexts are central to vaping among youth, we used semi-structured interviews to descr...

    Authors: Sabrina Islam, Kirsten Thompson, Melissa Abadi, Kristina Wharton and Sharon Lipperman-Kreda
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1808
  32. Previous studies report vast mental health problems in sexual minority people. Representative national proportion estimates on self-identifying LGB+ persons are missing in Belgium. Lacking data collection rega...

    Authors: Lotte De Schrijver, Elizaveta Fomenko, Barbara Krahé, Alexis Dewaele, Jonathan Harb, Erick Janssen, Joz Motmans, Kristien Roelens, Tom Vander Beken and Ines Keygnaert
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1807
  33. A key feature of the global public health response to contain and slow the spread of COVID-19 has been community-based quarantine and self-isolation. As part of The Optimise Study, this research sought to unde...

    Authors: Angela Davis, Stephanie Munari, Joseph Doyle, Brett Sutton, Allen Cheng, Margaret Hellard and Lisa Gibbs
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1806
  34. Adolescence presents a window of opportunity to establish good nutrition and physical activity behaviours to carry throughout the life course. Adolescents are at risk of developing cardiovascular and other chr...

    Authors: Rebecca Raeside, Karen Spielman, Sarah Maguire, Seema Mihrshahi, Katharine Steinbeck, Melissa Kang, Liliana Laranjo, Karice Hyun, Julie Redfern and Stephanie R. Partridge
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1805
  35. Women living with HIV (WLWH) experience numerous social and structural barriers to stable housing, with substantial implications for access to health care services. This study is the first to apply the Canadia...

    Authors: Yinong Zhao, Kate Shannon, Jane A. Buxton, Lianping Ti, Theresa A. Genovy, Melissa Braschel and Kathleen Deering
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1804
  36. Studies of mRNA and vector-based vaccines used in different countries report acceptable levels of effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2 infection caused by the Delta variants of SARS-CoV-2. No studies estimated vac...

    Authors: Anton Barchuk, Anna Bulina, Mikhail Cherkashin, Natalia Berezina, Tatyana Rakova, Darya Kuplevatskaya, Oksana Stanevich, Dmitriy Skougarevskiy and Artemiy Okhotin
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1803
  37. A sedentary lifestyle increases the risk of adverse health outcomes and frailty,particularly for older adults. To reduce transmission during the COVID-19 pandemic, people were instructed to stay at home, group...

    Authors: Jack Elliott, Luke Munford, Saima Ahmed, Alison Littlewood and Chris Todd
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1802
  38. Sierra Leone, in West Africa, is one of the poorest developing countries in the world. Sierra Leone has experienced several recent challenges namely, a civil war from 1991 to 2002, a massive Ebola outbreak fro...

    Authors: Jolleen Zembe, Flavia Senkubuge, Tanita Botha and Tom Achoki
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1801
  39. This study aimed to determine the predictors of colorectal cancer screening intention based on the integrated theory of planned behavior among average -risk individuals in Urmia. Identifying these predictors w...

    Authors: Mina Maheri, Baratali Rezapour and Alireza Didarloo
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1800
  40. Flavored tobacco products are highly appealing to youth. The Federal government lacks a comprehensive flavored tobacco products policy and states have adopted different approaches restricting these products. T...

    Authors: Tyra Satchell, Megan C. Diaz, Daniel Stephens, Adrian Bertrand, Barbara A. Schillo and Laurie P. Whitsel
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1799
  41. Female workers are vulnerable groups in the Indonesian context, and female workers must be responsible for domestic problems and earn a living. The study aimed to analyze the role of socioeconomic on health in...

    Authors: Agung Dwi Laksono, Wahyu Pudji Nugraheni, Nikmatur Rohmah and Ratna Dwi Wulandari
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1798
  42. The link between marital status and health differences has long been a topic of debate. The substantial research on marriage and health has been conducted under two important hypotheses: marital protection and...

    Authors: Babul Hossain and K. S. James
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1797
  43. Bangladesh is one of the world’s largest garment exporters. Physical working conditions of garment workers are precarious and known to largely affect their health. Research on garment workers’ psychosocial wor...

    Authors: Annegret Dreher, Rita Yusuf, Hasan Ashraf, Syed A. K. Shifat Ahmed, Christian Strümpell and Adrian Loerbroks
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1793

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