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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

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  3. 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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  4. 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

  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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

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  16. 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

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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

  20. The teenage birth rate in the USA has considerably decreased in recent decades; however, more innovative, collaborative approaches are needed to promote adolescent health and prevent teenage pregnancy at the c...

    Authors: Whitney R. Garney, Sonya Panjwani, Kelly Wilson, Kristen E. Garcia, Sharayah Fore, Shelby C. Lautner, Laura Lang, Brittney Criswell and Ronneal Mathews

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:57

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  21. 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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  22. 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

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  23. Understanding the impact of the burden of COVID-19 is key to successfully navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of a larger investigation on COVID-19 mortality impact, this study aims to estimate the Poten...

    Authors: Maider Pagola Ugarte, Souzana Achilleos, Annalisa Quattrocchi, John Gabel, Ourania Kolokotroni, Constantina Constantinou, Nicoletta Nicolaou, Jose Manuel Rodriguez-Llanes, Qian Huang, Olesia Verstiuk, Nataliia Pidmurniak, Jennifer Wenjing Tao, Bo Burström, Petra Klepac, Ivan Erzen, Mario Chong…

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:54

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  24. Melanoma is the deadliest type of skin cancer. It is the eighth most common cancer in males and the tenth in females in Cyprus, an island in the Mediterranean with a high ultraviolet (UV) index. Cyprus is expe...

    Authors: Demetra Kyprianou, Iris Charalambidou, Oluwaseun Famojuro, Hongmei Wang, Dejun Su and Paraskevi A. Farazi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:53

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  25. The World Health Organization stated an average of 60 min of Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA) that children should accumulate every day.

    Authors: Laura Dallolio, Sofia Marini, Alice Masini, Stefania Toselli, Rita Stagni, Maria Cristina Bisi, Davide Gori, Alessia Tessari, Alessandra Sansavini, Marcello Lanari, Laura Bragonzoni and Andrea Ceciliani

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:52

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  26. Suriname is a Low-middle income country consisting of diverse population groups. Epidemiological studies concerning mental disorders like depression and anxiety had not been conducted until 2015. The treatment...

    Authors: Raj Jadnanansing, Edwin de Beurs, Kajal Etwaroo, Matthijs Blankers, Rudi Dwarkasing, Jaap Peen, Vincent Lumsden, Robbert Bipat and Jack Dekker

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:51

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  27. Global studies on adolescent victims of violence require serious attention due to the possibility that underreported cases may be higher than official records indicate. Since Indonesia expects to witness a dem...

    Authors: Yoni Syukriani, A. Noviandhari, N. Arisanti, E. P. Setiawati, V. K. Rusmil, M. Dhamayanti and N. Sekarwana

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:50

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  28. Given a suboptimal state of mental health among children, an urgent need exists to seek approaches related to health promotion in this population’s settings, such as in schools. Increased health-related qualit...

    Authors: Jan Ellinger, Filip Mess, Simon Blaschke and Christoph Mall

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:49

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  29. Accommodation for asylum seekers and refugees (ASR) in Germany differs in many ways depending on a range of political, structural, social, and environmental factors. These contextual differences present a chal...

    Authors: Verena Dudek, Oliver Razum and Odile Sauzet

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:48

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  30. Globalization and technological progress have made telework arrangements such as telework from home (TWFH) well-established in modern economies. TWFH was rapidly and widely implemented to reduce virus spread d...

    Authors: Lars-Kristian Lunde, Lise Fløvik, Jan Olav Christensen, Håkon A. Johannessen, Live Bakke Finne, Ingrid Løken Jørgensen, Benedicte Mohr and Jolien Vleeshouwers

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:47

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  31. Little is known about the burden that overweight and obesity impose on Dutch society. The aim of this study is to examine this burden in terms of cost-of-illness and health-related quality of life.

    Authors: J. Hecker, K. Freijer, M. Hiligsmann and S. M. A. A. Evers

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:46

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  32. Patients that arrive in the emergency department (ED) with COVID-19-like syndromes testing negative at the first RT-PCR represent a clinical challenge because of the lack of evidence about their management ava...

    Authors: Valeria Caramello, Alessandra Macciotta, Fabrizio Bar, Alessandro Mussa, Anna Maria De Leo, Alessandro Vincenzo De Salve, Fabio Nota, Carlotta Sacerdote, Fulvio Ricceri and Adriana Boccuzzi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:45

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  33. Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) is an epidemic infectious disease in China. Relationship of neighborhood greenness with human health has been widely studied, yet its association with severe HFMD has not y...

    Authors: Zhicheng Du, Boyi Yang, Bin Jalaludin, Luke Knibbs, Shicheng Yu, Guanghui Dong and Yuantao Hao

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:38

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  34. Peru has historically experienced high rural-to-urban migration. Despite large reductions in undernutrition, overweight is increasing. Elsewhere, internal migration has been associated with differences in chil...

    Authors: Emeline Rougeaux, J. Jaime Miranda, Mary Fewtrell and Jonathan C. K. Wells

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:37

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  35. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK government implemented a series of guidelines, rules, and restrictions to change citizens’ behaviour to tackle the spread of the virus, such as the promotion of face masks ...

    Authors: Liam Wright, Elise Paul, Andrew Steptoe and Daisy Fancourt

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:34

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  36. Law enforcement officers (LEOs) are exposed to chronic stress throughout the course of their shift, which increases the risk of adverse events. Although there have been studies targeting LEO safety through enh...

    Authors: Katelyn K. Jetelina, Rebecca Molsberry, Lauren Malthaner, Alaina Beauchamp, M. Brad Cannell, Trina Hall, Ed Fowler and Lonzo Anderson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:32

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  37. How weight status changes with time may affect self-esteem was seldom studied. We identified the distinct trajectories of overweight/obesity over age and assessed their associations with different domains of s...

    Authors: Wei Jie Gong, Daniel Yee Tak Fong, Man Ping Wang, Tai Hing Lam, Thomas Wai Hung Chung and Sai Yin Ho

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:31

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  38. Hepatitis B virus (HBV), a global public health threat, is targeted for elimination by 2030. As national HBV prevalence and incidence is lacking for South Africa, our study aimed to provide such data in the pu...

    Authors: Shelina Moonsamy, Melinda Suchard, Pavitra Pillay and Nishi Prabdial-Sing

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:29

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  39. There is little evidence as to whether the use of oral contraceptives(OC) during the fertile years affects the development of postmenopausal hypertension. This study aimed to evaluate the association between p...

    Authors: JungJu Lee, Hyunsuk Jeong, Joo Hee Yoon and Hyeon Woo Yim

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:27

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  40. Diagnosing cancer at an early stage increases survival, and for most gynaecological cancers the diagnostic pathway is initiated, when women seek medical attention with symptoms. As many factors influence healt...

    Authors: Anja Schmidt Vejlgaard, Sanne Rasmussen, Peter Fentz Haastrup, Dorte Ejg Jarbøl and Kirubakaran Balasubramaniam

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:25

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  41. Psychosocial working conditions were previously analyzed using the first recruitment wave of the Gutenberg Health Study (GHS) cohort (n = 5000). We aimed to confirm the initial analysis using the entire GHS popul...

    Authors: Matthias Nuebling, Janice Hegewald, Karla Romero Starke, Hans-Joachim Lincke, Sylvia Jankowiak, Falk Liebers, Ute Latza, Stephan Letzel, Merle Riechmann-Wolf, Emilio Gianicolo, Manfred Beutel, Norbert Pfeiffer, Klaus Lackner, Thomas Münzel, Philipp S. Wild and Andreas Seidler

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:24

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  42. Despite thousands of influenza cases annually recorded by surveillance systems around the globe, estimating the transmission patterns of seasonal influenza is challenging.

    Authors: Filippo Trentini, Elena Pariani, Antonino Bella, Giulio Diurno, Lucia Crottogini, Caterina Rizzo, Stefano Merler and Marco Ajelli

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:19

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  43. Occupational accidents continue to be a significant public health challenge worldwide. Construction workers in particular are at high risk of occupational accidents, and thus it is of major importance to ident...

    Authors: Pernille Weber Hansen, Vivi Schlünssen, Kirsten Fonager, Jakob Hjort Bønløkke, Claus D. Hansen and Henrik Bøggild

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:18

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  44. Nigeria’s child health profile is quite concerning with an infant mortality rate of 67 deaths per 1000 live births and a significant slowing down in progress towards improving child health outcomes. Nigeria’s ...

    Authors: Michael Kunnuji, Idongesit Eshiet, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, Temitope Omogbemi and Sanni Yaya

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:15

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