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  1. With an increasing number of grandparents providing care to their grandchildren, calls have been made for these caregivers to be considered important stakeholders in encouraging children’s engagement in health...

    Authors: Timothy Budden, David A Coall, Ben Jackson, Hayley Christian, Andrea Nathan and Michelle I Jongenelis
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1670
  2. With rapid urbanization, massive migration, and non-family–based eldercare involvement, Chinese concepts of eldercare responsibility and filial piety are shifting. We performed age-period-cohort (APC) analyses...

    Authors: Xiangxiang Liu, Hong-jie Yu, Min-zhe Zhang, Hong-guang Yang, Rui Chen, Litao Zhao and Qi-qiang He
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1669
  3. Previous studies have demonstrated a strong association between depression and job burnout among healthcare professionals, but the results have been inconsistent, and there is a lack of in-depth exploration of...

    Authors: Zheng Zhang, Hui Chen, Xuting Li, Shurui Chen, Ziyu Wang, Jiaxin Yang, Zengyu Chen, Xiaoping Wang, Yusheng Tian and Jiansong Zhou
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1668
  4. HALE is now a regular strategic planning indicator for all levels of the Chinese government. However, HALE measurements necessitate comprehensive data collection and intricate technology. Therefore, effectivel...

    Authors: San Qian Chen, Yu Cao, Jing Jie Ma, Xing Chao Zhang and Song Bo Hu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1667
  5. The related literature has primarily addressed cigarette smoking control. It seems that researchers have failed to explore the determinants of hookah smoking (HS) control. In an attempt to fill this gap, the p...

    Authors: Sara Dadipoor, Azin Alavi, Hadi Eshaghi Sani Kakhaki, Nahid Shahabi and Zainab Kader
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1665
  6. Obesity is a global health problem, and its connection with social and environmental factors is well-established. Social factors, such as urban segregation, may impact obesity through various mechanisms, inclu...

    Authors: Tamara Doberti Herrera, Lorena Rodríguez Osiac, Sandra Flores-Alvarado, Carolina Pérez Ferrer, Diana Higuera and Leticia de Oliveira Cardoso
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1664
  7. Recreational parks can play a significant role in older people’s health, with emerging evidence suggesting that changes in the physical environment, such as refurbishments of local parks, can increase park vis...

    Authors: Pazit Levinger, Bronwyn L. Dreher, Sze-Ee Soh, Briony Dow, Frances Batchelor and Keith D. Hill
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1663
  8. Preconception health has the potential to improve parental, pregnancy and infant outcomes. This scoping review aims to (1) provide an overview of the strategies, policies, guidelines, frameworks, and recommend...

    Authors: Emma H. Cassinelli, Michelle C. McKinley, Lisa Kent, Kelly-Ann Eastwood, Danielle A. J. M. Schoenaker, David Trew, Theano Stoikidou and Laura McGowan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1662
  9. COVID-19 is a pandemic caused by nCoV-2019, a new beta-coronavirus from Wuhan, China, that mainly affects the respiratory system and can be modulated by nutrition.

    Authors: Zahra Salehi, Mohammadreza Askari, Alireza Jafari, Batoul Ghosn, Pamela J. Surkan, Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar, Hamed Pouraram and Leila Azadbakht
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1661
  10. Comprehensive data has shown that adolescents often suffer from depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem, and are in a particularly fragile stage of psychological, physiological, and social development. Left-b...

    Authors: Wei Chen, Kaijing Peng, Meihui Gao, Zhu Meng, Luolan Wang and Yaxi Liao
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1660
  11. Due to the increase in the prevalence of non-communicable diseases and the Colombian demographic transition, the necessity of palliative care has arisen. This study used accessibility and coverage indicators t...

    Authors: Miguel Antonio Sánchez-Cárdenas, Marta Ximena León, Luisa Fernanda Rodríguez-Campos, Lina María Vargas-Escobar, Laura Cabezas, Juan Pablo Tamayo-Díaz, Angela Cañon Piñeros, Nidia Mantilla-Manosalva and Genny Paola Fuentes-Bermudez
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1659
  12. Dietary changes are necessary to improve population health and meet environmental sustainability targets. Here we analyse the impact of promotional activities implemented in UK supermarkets on purchases of hea...

    Authors: Madison Luick, Lauren Bandy, Carmen Piernas, Susan A. Jebb and Rachel Pechey
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1658
  13. With the conflict between the promise of ageing in health and longevity and the limited availability of health resources and social support, older adults in China inevitably experience anxieties surrounding he...

    Authors: Shaoqi Zhai, Zhiying Zhang, Ruyi Zhang, Yingchun Peng, Jiaying Zhang, Yiyao Zhang, Qilin Jin, Jiaojiao Zhou and Jingjing Chen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1657
  14. Although the risk of CVD is increased in cancer survivors, few studies have investigated the CVD risk in survivors of gastrointestinal (GI) cancer. Therefore, we evaluated the CVD risk using the 10-year athero...

    Authors: Su Young Kim, Hye Jung Kang, Ki-Hyun Kim, Dong Uk Kim, Seung-Joo Nam, Jae Kook Yang, Dong Kee Jang, Hyuk Soon Choi, Dae Gon Ryu, Jung Wook Lee, Jong Yoon Lee, Sohee Park and Hyun Jung Lee
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1656
  15. Health literacy (HL) is a key component of health promotion and sustainability and contributes to well-being. Despite its global relevance, HL is an under-researched topic in South America but is now debuting ...

    Authors: Luis Saboga-Nunes, Uwe H. Bittlingmayer, Stefanie Harsch, Silvana Ligia Vincenzi, Silvio Aparecido da Silva, Andréa Cristina Konrath, Lizandra Brasil Estabel, Eliane Lourdes da Silva Moro, Luciane Alves Santini, Filipe Xerxeneski da Silveira, Darclé Cardoso, Roselita Sebold, Celeste Aparecida Pereira Barbosa, Marta Regina Farinelli and Dalton Francisco de Andrade
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1655
  16. Smoking cessation is a dynamic process that often involves a series of unsuccessful quit attempts before long-term abstinence is achieved. To implement interventions that lead to long-term abstinence, it will ...

    Authors: Zohreh Manoochehri, Fatemeh Rajati, Maryam Rezaei and Javad Faradmal
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1654
  17. Acute HIV infection during pregnancy and in the postpartum period increases the risk of vertical transmission. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended preexposure prophylaxis for pregnant and postp...

    Authors: Ying Liu, Liao Zhang and Hong Chen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1653
  18. Aedes mosquitoes are the main vector of dengue infection, a global health threat affecting millions of people annually. Conventional prevention and control methods against dengue outbreaks have only achieved m...

    Authors: Nurul Adilah Samsudin, Hidayatulfathi Othman, Ching Sin Siau and Zul-‘Izzat Ikhwan Zaini
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1651
  19. Anaemia among preeclamptic (PE) women is a major undefined health issue in Bangladesh. This study explored the risk factors associated with anaemia and mapped the regional influences to understand the geograph...

    Authors: Ahasan Ali, Jahirul Islam, Ratna Paul, Shahinur Parvin, Abu Taiub Mohammed Mohiuddin Chowdhury, Rafiqul Islam, Sharmina Siddique, Atiqur Rahman, Sayeda Tamanna Tasnim and Suraiya Hasna
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1650
  20. People living with cancer, or carers who are from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex or asexual (LGBTQIA+) communities experience unique information and support needs. Accessible technology-b...

    Authors: Natalie Winter, Anna Ugalde, Elisabeth Coyne, Karin B. Dieperink, Hannah Jongebloed and Patricia Livingston
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1649
  21. Injury due to ingestion of harmful chemicals has become an area of concern globally. In South Africa, paraffin has been widely implicated in multiple health outcomes, including severe ingestion injuries. A spe...

    Authors: Rajen Govender, Ashley van Niekerk, Tiffany Joy Hector and Wayne van Tonder
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1648
  22. Reproductive health promotion can enable early mitigation of behavioral and environmental risk factors associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, while optimizing health of women + (all genders that can gesta...

    Authors: Alexandra R. Rice, Toluwanimi D. Durowaye, Anne T. M. Konkle and Karen P. Phillips
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1647
  23. This study explores recent cohort trends in cognitive performance among older Europeans from 2007 to 2017, addressing three key questions: (1) Did cognitive performance improve universally and across the perfo...

    Authors: Johan Rehnberg, Stefan Fors, Katherine J. Ford and Anja K. Leist
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1646
  24. Wearing a helmet reduces the risk of head injuries substantially in the event of a motorcycle crash. Countries around the world are committed to promoting helmet use, but the progress has been slow and uneven....

    Authors: Qingfeng Li, Xianglong Wang and Abdulgafoor M. Bachani
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1645
  25. Glyphosate is a commonly used herbicide worldwide and is purportedly associated with multiple health effects. Research assessing the association of glyphosate concentrations with glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c...

    Authors: Peng Tang, Yican Wang, Qian Liao, Yong Zhou, Huishen Huang, Jun Liang, Xiaoyun Zeng and Xiaoqiang Qiu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1644
  26. Although the COVID-19 pandemic claimed a great deal of lives, it is still unclear how it affected mortality in low- and lower-middle-income countries (LLMICs). This review summarized the available literature o...

    Authors: Jonathan Mawutor Gmanyami, Wilm Quentin, Oscar Lambert, Andrzej Jarynowski, Vitaly Belik and John Humphrey Amuasi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1643
  27. The economic crisis that began in 2008 has severely affected Southern (Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain) Western European (SWE) countries of Western Europe (WE) and may have affected ongoing efforts to eliminate...

    Authors: Claudia Palladino, Rebeca Ramis, Ifeanyi Jude Ezeonwumelu, Antonio Biondi, Giulia Carreras, Florian Fischer, Silvano Gallus, Davide Golinelli, Giuseppe Gorini, Shoaib Hassan, Zubair Kabir, Ai Koyanagi, Jeffrey V. Lazarus, Alexios-Fotios A. Mentis, Tuomo J. Meretoja, Ali H. Mokdad…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1642
  28. In Canada, substance-related accidental acute toxicity deaths (AATDs) continue to rise at the national and sub-national levels. However, it is unknown if, where, when, and to what degree AATDs cluster in space...

    Authors: Mohammad Howard-Azzeh, Rania Wasfi, Tanya Kakkar, Mallory Flynn, Jenny Rotondo, Emily Schleihauf, Matthew Bowes and Erin E. Rees
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1641
  29. Colorectal cancer is the second most prevalent cause of death from malignancies globally. The present study was conducted targeting the influence of an educational intervention based on the health belief model...

    Authors: Tayebeh Rakhshani, Elham Razeghi, Seyyed Mansour Kashfi, Amirhossein Kamyab and Ali Khani Jeihooni
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1640
  30. Drug use disorders (DUDs) have emerged as one of the most significant public health crises, exerting a substantial influence on both community health and socio-economic progress. The United States (US) also su...

    Authors: Tongchao Zhang, Lin Sun, Xiaolin Yin, Hui Chen, Lejin Yang and Xiaorong Yang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1639
  31. Stigma, lack of trust in authorities, and poor knowledge can prevent health-seeking behaviour, worsen physical and mental health, and undermine efforts to control transmission during disease outbreaks. These f...

    Authors: Colette Pang Biesty, Charlotte Hemingway, James Woolgar, Katrina Taylor, Mark David Lawton, Muhammad Wali Waheed, Dawn Holford and Miriam Taegtmeyer
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1638
  32. People with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are more likely to die prematurely, and this increased risk of death is primarily attributable to deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD). We aim to investigate the re...

    Authors: Yingdong Han, Hong Di, Yibo Wang, Yun Zhang and Xuejun Zeng
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1637
  33. Responsive feeding, when caregivers attend to children’s signals of hunger and satiation and respond in an emotionally supportive and developmentally appropriate way, is associated with the development of heal...

    Authors: Katelyn Fox, Chantelle N. Hart, Suzanne Phelan, Alison K. Ventura, Rena Wing and Elissa Jelalian
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1636
  34. Neonatal mortality is a significant public health problem in Sub-Saharan Africa, particularly in Somalia, where limited data exists about this. Mogadishu, the densely populated capital, faces a high rate of ne...

    Authors: Ikran Abdulkadir Ali, Pamornsri Inchon, Sirinan Suwannaporn and Jullapong Achalapong
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1635
  35. The Thriving from Work questionnaire is a comprehensive indicator of positive well-being for employees, applicable in both research and practical contexts. Current discussions underline the crucial impact that...

    Authors: Stephanie M. Neidlinger, Susan E. Peters, Daniel A. Gundersen and Jörg Felfe
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1634
  36. Technology improves accessibility of psychological interventions for youth. An ecological momentary intervention (EMI) is a digital intervention geared toward intervening in daily life to enhance the generaliz...

    Authors: Mary Rose Postma, Suzanne Vrancken, Maud Daemen, Iris Hoes-van der Meulen, Nele Volbragt, Philippe Delespaul, Lieuwe de Haan, Marieke van der Pluijm, Josefien Johanna Froukje Breedvelt, Mark van der Gaag, Ramon Lindauer, David van den Berg, Claudi Bockting, Therese van Amelsvoort, Matthias Schwannauer, Lawrence Doi…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1633
  37. To control resurging infectious diseases like mumps, it is necessary to resort to effective control and preventive measures. These measures include increasing vaccine coverage, providing the community with adv...

    Authors: Xiaoqun Li, Lianyun Zhang, Changlei Tan, Yan Wu, Ziheng Zhang, Juan Ding and Yong Li
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1632
  38. The world health organization’s global health observatory defines maternal mortality as annual number of female deaths, regardless of the period or location of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or cause...

    Authors: Kaleb Assegid Demissie, Melak Jejaw, Befikir Gezahegn Wondimu, Yekunuamlak Teshome Mersha, Eyuale Sitotaw Demsash, Samuel Getachew Dessie, Asteway Gashaw Teshome, Demiss Mulatu Geberu and Misganaw Guadie Tiruneh
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1631
  39. Many parents report the transition from hospital to home as challenging after the birth of a preterm-born child. This study investigates parental perceptions of community-based follow-up services after hospita...

    Authors: Inger Pauline Landsem and Bjørn Helge Handegård
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1630
  40. There is inconclusive evidence for the effects of various leisure activities on attention performance in children. The literature reports inconsistent associations between activities such as physical activiti...

    Authors: Peggy Ober, Tanja Poulain, Christof Meigen, Ulrike Spielau, Carolin Sobek, Wieland Kiess, Ulrike Igel, Tobias Lipek and Mandy Vogel
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1629
  41. Social desirability can negatively affect the validity of self-reported measures, including underreporting of stigmatized behaviors like alcohol consumption. The Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale (SDS) ...

    Authors: Cristina Espinosa da Silva, Robin Fatch, Nneka Emenyonu, Winnie Muyindike, Julian Adong, Sowmya R. Rao, Gabriel Chamie, Christine Ngabirano, Adah Tumwegamire, Allen Kekibiina, Kara Marson, Brian Beesiga, Naomi Sanyu, Anita Katusiime and Judith A. Hahn
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1628
  42. Stroke among younger age groups is increasing globally. While there is a focus on research conducted on people under 65 years who have had a stroke, there is a paucity of data on the incidence and risk factors...

    Authors: Dinah Amoah, Matthew Schmidt, Carey Mather, Sarah Prior, Manoja P. Herath and Marie-Louise Bird
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1627
  43. This study investigated the effect of an intervention based on the theory of planned behavior on sexual function and satisfaction of migrant women during menopause in Iran.

    Authors: Maryam Mohammadi, Nooshin Peyman, Mohadese Hossainabadi, Vahid Ghavami and Hadi Tehrani
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1626
  44. This study aimed to systematically review epidemiological evidence on associations between screen time exposure and myopia in children and adolescents, and to quantitatively evaluate summary effect estimates f...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Zong, Yaxin Zhang, Jianchao Qiao, Yuan Tian and Shaojun Xu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1625
  45. The relationship between blood lipids and cognitive function has long been a subject of interest, and the association between serum non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) levels and cognitive imp...

    Authors: Lei Li, Lingdan Zhuang, Zichen Xu, Luqing Jiang, Ying Zhai, Daoqin Liu and Qiwen Wu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1624
  46. The rapid development of the telecommunications industry in the post-COVID-19 era has brought tremendous pressure to employees making them a high-risk group for job burnout. However, prior research paid less a...

    Authors: Ruihong Liu, Hanzhong Zhang, Chunyuan Feng, Xueyi Wu, Zhenyu Pan, Wanyu Li and Liping Jia
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1623
  47. In recent years data-driven population segmentation using cluster analyses of mainly health care utilisation data has been used as a proxy of future health care need. Chronic conditions patterns tended to be e...

    Authors: Andrea Gartner, Rhian Daniel, Ciarán Slyne and Kelechi Ebere Nnoaham
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1621
  48. Hookworm infection and schistosomiasis are two of sub-Saharan Africa's most common neglected tropical diseases. An annual mass drug administration (MDA) program against schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted hel...

    Authors: Eun Seok Kim, Moses Adriko, Kabarangira Christine Oseku, David Lokure, Emily L. Webb and Kalpana Sabapathy
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1620

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