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  1. Lack of nutritional knowledge and ineffective attitudes can complicate the problems faced by this group of street children and have significant effects on their behaviors. This study aimed to examine the effec...

    Authors: Zahra Arabbadvi, Zohreh Khoshnood, Golnaz Foroughameri and Mahboobeh Mazallahi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:989
  2. Policy responses to COVID-19 in Victoria, Australia over 2020–2021 have been supported by evidence generated through mathematical modelling. This study describes the design, key findings, and process for polic...

    Authors: Nick Scott, Romesh G Abeysuriya, Dominic Delport, Rachel Sacks-Davis, Jonathan Nolan, Daniel West, Brett Sutton, Euan M Wallace and Margaret Hellard
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:988
  3. As part of the Global Strategy on Oral health, the World Health Organization (WHO) is exploring cost-effective interventions for oral health, including taxation on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs). To inform ...

    Authors: Maryam Hajishafiee, Kostas Kapellas, Stefan Listl, Madhuri Pattamatta, Athanasios Gkekas and Paula Moynihan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:986
  4. The Andersen’ s Behavioral Model was used to explore the impact of various factors on the utilization of health services. The purpose of this study is to establish a provincial-level proxy framework for the ut...

    Authors: Yu Xin and Xiaohui Ren
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:985
  5. Each year, many help seekers in need contact health helplines for mental support. It is crucial that they receive support immediately, and that waiting times are minimal. In order to minimize delay, helplines ...

    Authors: Tim Rens de Boer, Saskia Mérelle, Sandjai Bhulai, Renske Gilissen and Rob van der Mei
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:984
  6. Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) represent the main cause of death in Mexico, while high blood pressure is suffered by about half of the adult population. Sodium intake is one of the main risk factors for these d...

    Authors: Jorge Vargas-Meza, Eduardo Augusto Fernandes Nilson, Claudia Nieto, Neha Khandpur, Edgar Denova-Gutiérrez, Isabel Valero-Morales, Simón Barquera and Ismael Campos-Nonato
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:983
  7. Since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, studies continue to investigate the KAP of COVID-19 among diverse groups. We examined the KAP of COVID-19 among deaf persons living in the Ayawaso North Municipali...

    Authors: Reginald Arthur-Mensah Jnr, Jacob Nartey Quao, Louisa Yeboah, Zanu Dassah and Abigail Agartha Kyei
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:982
  8. The healthcare system is critical to the country’s overall growth, which involves the healthy development of individuals, families, and society everywhere. This systematic review focuses on providing an overal...

    Authors: Karuna Nidhi Kaur, Farah Niazi, Ruchi Thakur, Shazina Saeed, Shweta Rana and Harpreet Singh
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:979
  9. Sleep problems are frequent in older adults and are associated with chronic diseases. However, the association with multimorbidity patterns is still unknown. Considering the negative impacts that multimorbidit...

    Authors: Stefany Cristina Claudino Idalino, Jaquelini Betta Canever, Letícia Martins Cândido, Katia Jakovljevic Pudla Wagner, Bruno de Souza Moreira, Ana Lúcia Danielewicz and Núbia Carelli Pereira de Avelar
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:978
  10. About 1.35 million deaths and around 50 million injuries are attributed to road traffic crashes every year in the world. In Ethiopia, road traffic crashes contributed to a fatality rate of 37 per 100,000 popul...

    Authors: Elyas Melaku Mazengia, Ayenew Kassie, Amare Zewdie and Getu Debalkie Demissie
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:977
  11. Abnormal birth weight – small for gestational age (SGA) and large for gestational age (LGA) – are important indicators for newborn health. Due to changes in lifestyle in recent decades, it is essential to keep...

    Authors: Min Wai Lwin, Erika Timby, Anneli Ivarsson, Eva Eurenius, Masoud Vaezghasemi, Sven-Arne Silfverdal and Marie Lindkvist
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:976
  12. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women in the United States. The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) demonstrated that low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening can reduce...

    Authors: Lisa Carter-Bawa, Smita C. Banerjee, Robert S. Comer, Minal S. Kale, Jennifer C. King, Katherine T. Leopold, Patrick O. Monahan, Jamie S. Ostroff, James E. Slaven Jr, Francis Valenzona, Renda Soylemez Wiener and Susan M. Rawl
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:975
  13. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection worldwide. Globally, both men and women have a 50% risk of being infected at least once in their life. HPV prevalence is among the ...

    Authors: Jean-Marc Kutz, Pia Rausche, Tarik Gheit, Dewi Ismajani Puradiredja and Daniela Fusco
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:974
  14. The combined role of important environmental factors as a single lifestyle index in predicting non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) risk is not fully assessed. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the assoc...

    Authors: Mitra Kazemi Jahromi, Ghazal Daftari, Hossein Farhadnejad, Asal Neshatbini Tehrani, Farshad Teymoori, Ammar Salehi-Sahlabadi and Parvin Mirmiran
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:973
  15. Perceived stigma is a complex societal phenomenon that is harboured especially by female sex workers because of the interplay of a myriad of factors. As such, a precise measure of the contribution of different...

    Authors: Joseph Newton Guni, Stanley Wechuli Wanjala, Griffins Manguro, Caroline Gichuki, Megan SC Lim, Minh D. Pham, Stanley Luchters and James Orwa
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:972
  16. Nonpharmaceutical interventions, including face mask-wearing, physical distancing, and avoidance of crowds and poorly ventilated spaces, have been widely recommended to limit the spread of SARS-CoV-2. To date,...

    Authors: Marie-Claude Couture, Lindsey Walicek, Kelly L. L’Engle and Annette K. Regan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:971
  17. Tailoring pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) service delivery is key to scaling-up PrEP uptake. Optimal implementation of tailored services requires, among other things, insights into patterns of PrEP use, sexual...

    Authors: Anke Rotsaert, Tom Smekens, Bea Vuylsteke, Maarten Schim van der Loeff, Bernadette Hensen, Christiana Nöstlinger, Edwin Wouters, Jef Vanhamel, Gert Scheerder and Thijs Reyniers
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:970
  18. Widespread COVID-19 vaccine uptake can facilitate epidemic control. A February 2021 study in Uganda suggested that public vaccine uptake would follow uptake among leaders. In May 2021, Baylor Uganda led commun...

    Authors: Edirisa Juniour Nsubuga, Arthur G. Fitzmaurice, Allan Komakech, Tom Dias Odoi, Daniel Kadobera, Lilian Bulage, Benon Kwesiga, Peter James Elyanu, Alex Riolexus Ario and Julie R. Harris
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:969
  19. The influence of early life factors is becoming increasingly apparent as studies investigate how experiences, resources, and constraints in childhood affect health and well-being later in life. The present stu...

    Authors: Waquar Ahmed, Manacy Pai, T. Muhammad, Chanda Maurya, Parimala Mohanty and Nargis Begum Javed
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:968
  20. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has killed more than six million people and disrupted health care systems globally. In the United States alone, more than one million people have died from COVID-19 infectio...

    Authors: Gilbert Gonzales, Emilio Loret de Mola, Lee Robertson, Kyle A. Gavulic and Tara McKay
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:967
  21. The consequences of restrictive measures during the COVID-19 outbreak have potentially been enormous, especially for those in a vulnerable position in the labour market. This study aims to describe the impact ...

    Authors: Mara de Visser, Marloes de Graaf-Zijl, Johannes R. Anema and Maaike A. Huysmans
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:966
  22. Intimate partner violence (IPV) may have been exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic. This analysis aimed to determine how employment disruption during COVID-19, including working from home, was associated w...

    Authors: Naomi Miall, Suzanna C. Francis, Heidi Stöckl and Joseph D. Tucker
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:965
  23. Kidney stone disease (KSD) is a common condition that affects 10% population in the United States (US). The relationship between thiamine and riboflavin intake and KSD has not been well-studied. We aimed to in...

    Authors: Xing-peng Di, Xiao-shuai Gao, Li-yuan Xiang and Xin Wei
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:964
  24. For seafarers on the high seas health hazards are various and due to the setting also specific. The spectrum of job-related health impairments and accidents is mainly influenced by the maritime characteristics...

    Authors: Nora Annelies Bilir, Lorenz Scheit, Martin Dirksen-Fischer, Claudia Terschüren, Robert Herold, Volker Harth and Marcus Oldenburg
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:963
  25. Access to voting is increasingly recognized as a social determinant of health. Health equity could be improved if healthcare workers (HCWs) routinely assessed the voter registration status of patients during c...

    Authors: Madeline M. Grade, Alexander W. T. Reardon, Yoonhee P. Ha, Adi Steinhart and Alister F. Martin
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:962
  26. The digital economy based on the internet and IT is developing rapidly in China, which makes a profound impact on urban environmental quality and residents’ health activities. Thus, this study introduces envir...

    Authors: Yan-Ting He, Yue-Chi Zhang, Wen Huang, Ruo-Nan Wang, Luo-Xuan He, Bei Li and Yi-Li Zhang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:959
  27. In rural Uganda a significant number of persons afflicted with pre-diabetes are unaware of the condition. This is likely to lead to diabetic complications resulting in catastrophic health expendirure.The burde...

    Authors: Isaac Petit Ampeire, Peter Chris Kawugezi and Edgar Mugema Mulogo
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:958
  28. Research on mental health disparities by race-ethnicity in the United States (US) during COVID-19 is limited and has generated mixed results. Few studies have included Asian Americans as a whole or by subgroup...

    Authors: Ming Wen, Lu Shi, Donglan Zhang, Yan Li, Zhuo Chen, Baojiang Chen, Liwei Chen, Lu Zhang, Hongmei Li, Jian Li, Xuesong Han and Dejun Su
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:957
  29. COVID-19 lockdown changed social habits and lifestyle, including dietary habits, of people worldwide. However, limited information is available about these changes in Egypt. This cross-sectional study investig...

    Authors: Khaled Abdelkawy, Fawzy Elbarbry, Soha M El-masry, Amr Y. Zakaria, Celia Rodríguez-Pérez and Noha M El-khodary
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:956
  30. The results of several recent campus-based studies indicate that over half of post-secondary students in Canada are food insecure, but the vulnerability of this group has not been considered in research on pre...

    Authors: Yichun Wang, Andrée-Anne Fafard St-Germain and Valerie Tarasuk
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:954
  31. Health literacy (HL) has gained increasing attention as a factor related to health behaviors and outcomes. This study aimed to investigate geographic differences in HL levels and effect modification by geograp...

    Authors: Hirono Ishikawa, Runa Ogawa, Aki Otsuki, Junko Saito, Akiko Yaguchi-Saito, Aya Kuchiba, Maiko Fujimori, Yoshiharu Fukuda and Taichi Shimazu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:952
  32. While frontline and essential workers were prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination in the United States, coverage rates and encouragement strategies among non-health care workers have not been well-described. The...

    Authors: Frances R. Lendacki, Linda S. Forst, Supriya D. Mehta and Janna L. Kerins
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:951
  33. People with HIV (PWH) are disproportionately vulnerable to the impacts of wildfires, given the need for frequent access to healthcare systems, higher burden of comorbidities, higher food insecurity, mental and...

    Authors: Parya Saberi, Kristin Ming, Emily A. Arnold, Anna M. Leddy and Sheri D. Weiser
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:950
  34. The global prevalence of abnormal glycemic level comprising diabetes mellitus (DM) and pre-diabetes (PDM) is rapidly increasing with special concern for the entity silent or undiagnosed diabetes; those unaware...

    Authors: Hassan Farag Mohamed Farag, Ehab Elrewany, Basem Farouk Abdel-Aziz and Eman Anwar Sultan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:949
  35. Low body weight is associated with an increased risk of fractures. However, the effect of temporal changes in the low body weight status on the risk of fracture remains unknown. This study aimed to evaluate th...

    Authors: Jung Guel Kim, Jae-Young Hong, Jiwon Park, Sang-Min Park, Kyungdo Han, Ho-Joong Kim and Jin S. Yeom
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:948
  36. Between 2015 and 2018 The Netherlands experienced increases of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) serogroup W (MenW). Therefore in 2018 the MenACWY vaccination was introduced in the National Immunisation Pro...

    Authors: C. Oostdijk, J. A. Ferreira, W. L. M. Ruijs, L. Mollema and K. Van Zoonen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:947
  37. Sport participation and volunteering can make important contributions to good health. Sporting organisations need volunteers to deliver their participation opportunities and for many years the sector has faced...

    Authors: Meghan Casey, Jack Harvey, Melanie Charity, Scott Talpey, Lindsey Reece and Rochelle Eime
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:946
  38. There is extensive evidence for the cost-effectiveness of programmatic and additional tuberculosis (TB) interventions, but no studies have employed the social return on investment (SROI) methodology. We conduc...

    Authors: Luan Nguyen Quang Vo, Rachel Jeanette Forse, Jacqueline Tran, Thu Dam, Jenny Driscoll, Andrew James Codlin, Jacob Creswell, Kristi Sidney-Annerstedt, Vinh Van Truong, Ha Dang Thi Minh, Lan Nguyen Huu, Hoa Binh Nguyen and Nhung Viet Nguyen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:945
  39. Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) has long-term sequels that persisted for months to years and manifested with a spectrum of signs and symptoms. Presentations of long COVID-19 symptoms are heterogeneous, vary fr...

    Authors: Kassawmar Angaw Bogale, Taye Zeru, Molalign Tarkegn, Melashu Balew, Masetewal Worku, Anemaw Asrat, Ayinengida Adamu, Yared Mulu, Atalay Getachew and Fentie Ambaw
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:941
  40. Work-directed interventions that include problem-solving can reduce the number of sickness absence days. The effect of combining a problem-solving intervention with involvement of the employer is currently bei...

    Authors: Karlsson Ida, Kwak Lydia, Axén Iben, Bergström Gunnar, Bültmann Ute, Holmgren Kristina and Björk Brämberg Elisabeth
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:940
  41. Achieving early and sustained viral suppression (VS) following diagnosis of HIV infection is critical to improving outcomes for persons with HIV (PWH). The Deep South of the United States (US) is a region that...

    Authors: John R. Bassler, Izza Cagle, Danita Crear, Emma S. Kay, Dustin M. Long, Michael J. Mugavero, Ariann F. Nassel, Lauren Ostrenga, Mariel Parman, Summer Preg, Xueyuan Wang, D. Scott Batey, Aadia Rana and Emily B. Levitan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:937

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