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  1. 24-hour movement guidelines recommend a healthy balance of high levels of physical activity, low levels of sedentary behaviour and appropriate sleep duration each day. At present, surveillance data on how Aust...

    Authors: Maree Scully, Claudia Gascoyne, Melanie Wakefield and Belinda Morley

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:105

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  2. The approved COVID-19 vaccines have shown great promise in reducing disease transmission and severity of outcomes. However, the success of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout is dependent on public acceptance and wil...

    Authors: Kausik Chaudhuri, Anindita Chakrabarti, Joht Singh Chandan and Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:104

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Within Sub-Saharan Africa, some countries still report unacceptably high rates of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality, despite improvements in the utilisation of maternity care services. Postnatal c...

    Authors: Quraish Sserwanja, Lilian Nuwabaine, Kassim Kamara and Milton W. Musaba

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:102

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  4. There is a continuing risk for COVID-19 transmission in school settings while transmission is ongoing in the community, particularly among unvaccinated populations. To ensure that schools continue to operate s...

    Authors: Marisa Hast, Megan Swanson, Colleen Scott, Emeka Oraka, Catherine Espinosa, Eleanor Burnett, Esther A. Kukielka, Marion E. Rice, Lemlem Mehari, Jazmyn McCloud, Danielle Miller, Rachel Franklin, Jacqueline E. Tate, Hannah L. Kirking and Elana Morris

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:101

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  5. Stressful situations can have an impact on an individual’s eating behavior. People vulnerable to the influence of stress tend to change the quantity and quality of their food intake. Variables such as sex and ...

    Authors: Birgit Kaiser, Kathrin Gemesi, Sophie Laura Holzmann, Monika Wintergerst, Martin Lurz, Hans Hauner, Georg Groh, Markus Böhm, Helmut Krcmar, Christina Holzapfel and Kurt Gedrich

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:100

    Content type: Research

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  6. Unhealthy food consumption has raised an alarming situation of obesity among Asian nations and posing serious threats to human health. Recent studies have acknowledged that organic food consumption has been co...

    Authors: Zulhamri Abdullah, K. Y. S. Putri, Syed Hassan Raza and S. Bekti Istiyanto

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:99

    Content type: Research

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  7. During the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, German early childhood education and care (ECEC) centres organised children’s attendance in different ways, they reduced opening hours, provided emergency support for a few chil...

    Authors: Franz Neuberger, Mariana Grgic, Svenja Diefenbacher, Florian Spensberger, Ann-Sophie Lehfeld, Udo Buchholz, Walter Haas, Bernhard Kalicki and Susanne Kuger

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:98

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  8. Food insecurity (FI), the limited access to healthy food to live an active and healthy life, is a social determinant of health linked to poor dietary health and difficulty with disease management in the United...

    Authors: Sabira Taher, Naoko Muramatsu, Angela Odoms-Young, Nadine Peacock, C. Fagen Michael and K. Suh Courtney

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:97

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The development of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines provides a clear path to bring the pandemic to an end. Vaccination rates, however, have been insufficient to prevent disease spread. A critical factor in...

    Authors: Don Albrecht

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:96

    Content type: Research

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  10. Vaping among adolescents and young adults is a significant public health concern worldwide. Understanding which risk factors are associated with vaping is important to help inform evidence-based prevention and...

    Authors: Janique Fortier, Tamara Taillieu, Samantha Salmon, Ashley Stewart-Tufescu, Isabel Garcés Davila, Harriet L. MacMillan, Jitender Sareen, Lil Tonmyr, Marni Brownell, Nathan C. Nickel and Tracie O. Afifi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:95

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  11. Street food plays a valuable role in several Asian countries including Vietnam. Improving the safety of street food is an important responsibility for many local food authorities. This study aims to characteri...

    Authors: Ba Huynh-Van, Vy Vuong-Thao, Tuyen Huynh-Thi-Thanh, Sinh Dang-Xuan, Tung Huynh-Van, Loan Tran-To, Nguyen Nguyen-Thi-Thao, Cuc Huynh-Bach and Hung Nguyen-Viet

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:94

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  12. Physical inactivity in pregnancy has been associated with excessive gestational weight gain, hypertensive disorders, gestational diabetes mellitus and postpartum depression. Despite these risks, physical inact...

    Authors: Sharifah Fazlinda Syed Nor, Idayu Badilla Idris and Zaleha Md Isa

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:93

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  13. This study aims to measure the burden of diarrhea in India and analyze the trend of mortality associated with it for the past 30 years. We also intend to find the prevailing etiology and risk factors associate...

    Authors: Deepak Kumar Behera and Sanghamitra Mishra

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:92

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  14. As the emerging economies, the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) shared 61.58% of the global chronic respiratory diseases (CRD) deaths in 2017. This study aimed to assess the secular trend...

    Authors: Jianjun Bai, Yudi Zhao, Donghui Yang, Yudiyang Ma and Chuanhua Yu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:91

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  15. People living in more deprived areas of high-income countries have lower cancer survival than those in less deprived areas. However, associations between individual-level socio-economic circumstances and cance...

    Authors: Fiona C. Ingleby, Laura M. Woods, Iain M. Atherton, Matthew Baker, Lucy Elliss-Brookes and Aurélien Belot

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:90

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  16. Continuous surveillance of death can measure health status of the population, reflect social development of a region, thus promote health service development in the region and improve the health level of local...

    Authors: Rujun Liao, Lin Hu, Qiang Liao, Tianyu Zhu, Haiqun Yang and Tao Zhang

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:89

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  17. To reduce the spread of COVID-19, several countries in Africa instituted countrywide lockdowns and other public health measures. Whereas lockdowns contributed to the control of the pandemic, there were concern...

    Authors: Rebecca Nuwematsiko, Maxencia Nabiryo, John Bosco Bomboka, Sarah Nalinya, David Musoke, Daniel Okello and Rhoda K. Wanyenze

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:88

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  18. By 2050, the global population of adults 60 + will reach 2.1 billion, surging fastest in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). In response, the World Health Organization (WHO) has developed indicators of ag...

    Authors: Emily J. Rugel, Clara K. Chow, Daniel J. Corsi, Perry Hystad, Sumathy Rangarajan, Salim Yusuf and Scott A. Lear

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:87

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  19. Pressing issues, like financial concerns, may outweigh the importance people attach to health. This study tested whether health, compared to other life domains, was considered more important by people in high ...

    Authors: Sanne E. Verra, Maartje P. Poelman, Andrea L. Mudd, Emely de Vet, Sofie van Rongen, John de Wit and Carlijn B.M. Kamphuis

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:86

    Content type: Research

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  20. Knowledge of what is uplifting and helpful during pandemics could inform the design of sustainable pandemic recommendations in the future. We have explored individuals’ views on helpful and uplifting aspects o...

    Authors: Rakel Eklund, Kristina Bondjers, Ida Hensler, Maria Bragesjö, Kerstin Bergh Johannesson, Filip K Arnberg and Josefin Sveen

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:85

    Content type: Research

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  21. Interventions that increase population physical activity are required to promote health and wellbeing. parkrun delivers community-based, 5 km events worldwide yet 43% who register never participate in a parkru...

    Authors: L. J. Reece, K. Owen, M. Graney, C. Jackson, M. Shields, G. Turner and C. Wellington

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:83

    Content type: Research

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  22. Antigen tests for SARS-CoV-2 offer advantages over nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs, such as RT-PCR), including lower cost and rapid return of results, but show reduced sensitivity. Public health organi...

    Authors: Phillip P. Salvatore, Melisa M. Shah, Laura Ford, Augustina Delaney, Christopher H. Hsu, Jacqueline E. Tate and Hannah L. Kirking

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:82

    Content type: Research

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  23. Geographic heterogeneity in COVID-19 outcomes in the United States is well-documented and has been linked with factors at the county level, including sociodemographic and health factors. Whether an integrated ...

    Authors: Sadiya S. Khan, Amy E. Krefman, Megan E. McCabe, Lucia C. Petito, Xiaoyun Yang, Kiarri N. Kershaw, Lindsay R. Pool and Norrina B. Allen

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:81

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  24. COVID-19 lockdowns have resulted in school closures worldwide, requiring curriculum to be delivered to children remotely (home schooling). Qualitative evidence is needed to provide important context to the pos...

    Authors: Alyssa R. Morse, Michelle Banfield, Philip J. Batterham, Amelia Gulliver, Sonia McCallum, Nicolas Cherbuin, Louise M. Farrer and Alison L. Calear

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:80

    Content type: Research

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  25. Despite a significant increase in the skilled birth assisted (SBA) deliveries in India, there are huge gaps in availing maternity care services across social gradients - particularly across states and regions....

    Authors: Prem Shankar Mishra, Debashree Sinha, Pradeep Kumar and Shobhit Srivastava

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:79

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Restaurants are ideal settings for implementing food interventions targeted at children. Studies with adults suggest that changes to the physical menu can lead to healthier food choices; online studies with pa...

    Authors: Sven Schneider, Jessica Markovinovic and Jutta Mata

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:78

    Content type: Research article

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  27. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: John Mark Wiginton, Sarah M. Murray, Ohemaa Poku, Jura Augustinavicius, Kevon-Mark Phillip Jackman, Jeremy Kane, Serge C. Billong, Daouda Diouf, Ibrahima Ba, Tampose Mothopeng, Iliassou Mfochive Njindam, Gnilane Turpin, Ubald Tamoufe, Bhekie Sithole, Maria Zlotorzynska, Travis H. Sanchez…

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:77

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    The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2021 21:2206

  28. In sub-Saharan Africa, there is little data on the challenges faced by young people living with HIV transitioning into adult life. Adapting the socio-ecological framework, this qualitative study investigated t...

    Authors: Moses K. Nyongesa, Carophine Nasambu, Rachael Mapenzi, Hans M. Koot, Pim Cuijpers, Charles R. J. C. Newton and Amina Abubakar

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:76

    Content type: Research

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  29. NHS hospitals do not have clearly defined geographic populations to whom they provide care, with patients able to attend any hospital. Identifying a core population for a hospital trust, particularly those in ...

    Authors: Thomas Beaney, Jonathan M. Clarke, Emily Grundy and Sophie Coronini-Cronberg

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:75

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  30. Despite widespread COVID-19 vaccination programs, there is an ongoing need for targeted disease prevention and control efforts in high-risk occupational settings. This study aimed to develop, pilot, and valida...

    Authors: Carolyn Ingram, Yanbing Chen, Conor Buggy, Vicky Downey, Mary Archibald, Natalia Rachwal, Mark Roe, Anne Drummond and Carla Perrotta

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:74

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  31. Several studies have investigated the relationship between dietary patterns and the risk of bladder cancer (BC) in different regions including Europe, the United States, and Asia, with no conclusive evidence. ...

    Authors: Mostafa Dianatinasab, Elaheh Forozani, Ali Akbari, Nazanin Azmi, Dariush Bastam, Mohammad Fararouei, Anke Wesselius and Maurice P. Zeegres

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:73

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  32. Tobacco use among young people still remains a major public health problem. Thus, the aim of this study was to perform a cross-country comparison for the factors associated with susceptibility to tobacco use a...

    Authors: Kinga Polanska, Malgorzata Znyk and Dorota Kaleta

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:72

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  33. In recent years, the number of adolescents engaging in premarital sex has increased, and an increasing number of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) cases have been reported in China. Many studies have indicated that...

    Authors: Zhang Rong, Zhang Wen, Liao Maoxu, Liu Ya, Fan Song, Wei Hui, Tan Xiaozhen and Ye Yunli

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:71

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  34. The global mining industry has an opportunity to mobilize resources to advance progress against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2018, the Anglo-American Group outlined aspirations for mining host ...

    Authors: Brian Rice, Delia Boccia, Daniel J. Carter, Renay Weiner, Lebohang Letsela, Mariken de Wit, Rebecca Pursell, Michael Jana, Ana Maria Buller and Mitzy Gafos

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:68

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  35. Overuse of alcohol is a significant risk factor for early retirement. This observational study investigated patient characteristics and work processes in occupational health care (OHC) affecting practices in t...

    Authors: Jarmo O. Kuronen, Klas Winell, Jelena Hartsenko and Kimmo P. Räsänen

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:67

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  36. Parental rearing is well documented as an important influencing factor of interpersonal sensitivity (IS). However, little research has focused on the extent by which various aspects of parental rearing in flue...

    Authors: Yafeng Zhang, Wei Tian, Yuqi Xin, Quan Zhou, Guangcan Yan, Jianqiu Zhou, Bin Wang, Yuchun Tao, Lihua Fan and Limin Wang

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:66

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  37. The incidence rate of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is rapidly increasing in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS). The present study analyzed trends in T2DM incidence rate across the BRICS ...

    Authors: Panglin Sun, Haoyu Wen, Xiaoxue Liu, Yudiyang Ma, Jie Jang and Chuanhua Yu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:65

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  38. Prisoner health surveys primarily rely on self-report data. However, it is unclear whether prisoners are reliable health survey respondents. This paper aimed to determine the level of agreement between self-re...

    Authors: Tony Gerard Butler, Mathew Gullotta and David Greenberg

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:64

    Content type: Research

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  39. Field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) have trained field epidemiologists who strengthen global capacities for surveillance and response to public health threats. We describe how FETP residents and gradu...

    Authors: Audrey E. Hu, Robert Fontaine, Reina Turcios-Ruiz, Aisha A. Abedi, Seymour Williams, Angela Hilmers, Eni Njoh, Elizabeth Bell, Carl Reddy, Kashef Ijaz and Henry C. Baggett

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:63

    Content type: Research

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  40. Vaccination rates for measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) and diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and polio (Tdap-IPV) are not optimal among German adolescents. Education in combination with easy access to vaccinati...

    Authors: Norma Bethke, Paul Gellert, Nina Knoll, Niklas Weber and Joachim Seybold

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:60

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  41. About 10% of children worldwide do not live with either of their biological parents, and although some of these children are orphans, many have living parents. While research shows that orphaned children in Su...

    Authors: Sarah Elizabeth Neville, Indrani Saran and Thomas M. Crea

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:59

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  42. The Mediterranean Diet (MD) is recognized as heart-healthy, but the economic cost associated with this type of diet has scarcely been studied.

    Authors: Alessia Rubini, Cristina Vilaplana-Prieto, Marta Flor-Alemany, Lorena Yeguas-Rosa, Miriam Hernández-González, Francisco Javier Félix-García, Francisco Javier Félix-Redondo and Daniel Fernández-Bergés

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:58

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Public Health 2022 22:149

  43. To examine the mediating effect of obesity indicators on the association between daytime napping and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) qualitatively and quantitatively using baseline data from the Guangzhou Biob...

    Authors: Jing Yi Xiao, Wei Sen Zhang, Chao Qiang Jiang, Ya Li Jin, Feng Zhu, Kar Keung Cheng, Tai Hing Lam and Lin Xu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:56

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  44. Infants born HIV-exposed yet remain uninfected (HEU) are at increased risk of poorer growth and health compared to infants born HIV-unexposed (HU). Whether maternal antiretroviral treatment (ART) in pregnancy ...

    Authors: Dorothy C. Nyemba, Emma Kalk, Michael J. Vinikoor, Hlengiwe P. Madlala, Mwangelwa Mubiana-Mbewe, Maureen Mzumara, Carolyn Bolton Moore, Amy L. Slogrove, Andrew Boulle, Mary-Ann Davies, Landon Myer and Kathleen Powis

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:55

    Content type: Research

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