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  1. Over 500 million people live with chronic respiratory diseases globally and approximately 4 million of these, mostly from the low- and middle-income countries including sub-Saharan Africa, die prematurely ever...

    Authors: Uzochukwu Egere, Elizabeth H Shayo, Martha Chinouya, Miriam Taegtmeyer, Jane Ardrey, Stellah Mpagama, Nyanda Elias Ntinginya, Rana Ahmed, El Hafiz Hussein, Asma El Sony, Tom Wingfield, Angela Obasi and Rachel Tolhurst
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:485
  2. The mortality risk following COVID-19 diagnosis in men and women with common comorbidities at different ages has been difficult to communicate to the general public. The purpose of this study was to determine ...

    Authors: Husam Abdel-Qadir, Peter C. Austin, Atul Sivaswamy, Anna Chu, Harindra C. Wijeysundera and Douglas S. Lee
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:482
  3. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the main noncommunicable diseases encountered in primary health care clinics. DM is considered one of the most common causes of chronic kidney disease (CKD). In this study, we ...

    Authors: Asem Badran, Anas Bahar, Mohammed Tammam, Sami Bahar, Amani Khalil, Amer A. Koni and Sa’ed H. Zyoud
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:480
  4. HIV remains an epidemic of major public health importance in Cameroon but a decline in HIV prevalence has been observed according to population-based surveys conducted in 2004, 2011 and 2018. We sought to revi...

    Authors: Cavin Epie Bekolo, C Kouanfack, J Ateudjieu, ET Bechem, SA Ndeso, N Tendengfor, DS Nsagha and SP Choukem
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:479
  5. Alcohol consumption is a social phenomenon that involves society, groups, and individuals from different cultures around the world. Among some Indigenous groups located in Colombia, South America, alcohol cons...

    Authors: Canma Liliana Arévalo Velásquez, Jovana Alexandra Ocampo Cañas and María Teresa Buitrago Echeverri
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:478
  6. Prior research on the effect of tea consumption on blood pressure (BP) generated inconsistent findings. The objective of this study was to explore the effects of different types of tea consumption on BP.

    Authors: Ying Zhao, Chengmeng Tang, Wenge Tang, Xuehui Zhang, Xiaoman Jiang, Zhuoma Duoji, Yixi Kangzhu, Xing Zhao, Xiaohe Xu, Feng Hong and Qiaolan Liu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:476
  7. Prevalence of depressive symptoms among seafarers is higher than the general population because of their unique work conditions. Factors that can be changed must be considered and promptly addressed in order t...

    Authors: Woraluk Jonglertmontree, Orawan Kaewboonchoo, Ikuharu Morioka and Plernpit Boonyamalik
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:475
  8. As reported, hypertension (HTN) plays a leading role in explaining mortality worldwide, but it still has many confounding factors. This study explored whether the number of parity and age matters for HTN among...

    Authors: Maryam Rahmati, Marzieh Saei Ghare Naz, Fereidoun Azizi and Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:474
  9. One cause of the increase in cervical cancer rates in Japan is the long-term stagnation in the cervical cancer screening consultation rate. Therefore, improving the screening consultation rate is of urgent con...

    Authors: Yoko Nishimura, Motoki Matsuura, Noriko Terada, Sachiko Nagao, Hiroshi Shimada, Kyoko Isoyama, Masato Tamate, Masahiro Iwasaki and Tsuyoshi Saito
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:473
  10. There is currently mixed evidence on the influence of long-term conditions and deprivation on mortality. We aimed to explore whether number of long-term conditions contribute to socioeconomic inequalities in m...

    Authors: Anne Alarilla, Luke Mondor, Hannah Knight, Jay Hughes, Anna Pefoyo Koné, Walter P. Wodchis and Mai Stafford
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:472
  11. The objective of this study was to analyze the association between calf circumference and incontinence in Chinese elderly, and to find out the maximal cut-off point by gender for the use of calf circumference ...

    Authors: Lin Li, Feilong Chen, Xiaoyan Li, Yiyuan Gao, Silin Zhu, Xiyezi Diao, Ning Wang and Tao Xu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:471
  12. Office workers (OWs) are at risk of low levels of health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA) and impaired health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Interventions based on physical activity-related health competen...

    Authors: Simon Blaschke, Johannes Carl, Klaus Pelster and Filip Mess
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:470
  13. Long periods of uninterrupted sitting, i.e., sedentary bouts, and their relationship with adverse health outcomes have moved into focus of public health recommendations. However, evidence on associations betwe...

    Authors: Lisa Voigt, Antje Ullrich, Stefan Groß, Diana Guertler, Lina Jaeschke, Marcus Dörr, Neeltje van den Berg, Ulrich John and Sabina Ulbricht
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:469
  14. To analyze the effects of different dietary types on in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and determine the mediating effects of Body Mass Index (BMI) on dietary type with Fasting Plasma Glucose (FPG), Glycosyla...

    Authors: Saiyi Wang, Jinbo Wen, Dandan Miao, Zhongming Sun, Dianjiang Li and Enchun Pan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:468
  15. Child laborers are often defined as work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development. Child laborers are one of the most...

    Authors: Fateme Mohammadi, Khodayar Oshvandi, Farshid Shamsaei, Masoud Khodaveisi, Salman Khazaei and Seyedeh Zahra Masoumi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:467
  16. The Northern Ireland Cohort for the Longitudinal Study of Ageing (NICOLA) is a prospective, longitudinal study of a representative cohort of older adults living in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. Its aim is ...

    Authors: Charlotte E Neville, Ian S Young, Frank Kee, Ruth E Hogg, Angela Scott, Frances Burns, Jayne V Woodside and Bernadette McGuinness
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:466
  17. Transcultural capacity is a key component of consolidated global public health assistance cooperation (GPHAC). The aim of this study is to investigate the transcultural capacity perceptions of public health pr...

    Authors: Feng Ning, Liu Xin, Wang Quan, Liang Xiaohui and Dong Xiaoping
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:465
  18. Perceived severity and susceptibility of disease are predictors of individual behaviour during health crises. Little is known about how individual beliefs influence intentions to adhere to public health guidel...

    Authors: Jeanna Parsons Leigh, Stephana Julia Moss, Sara J. Mizen, Emily A. FitzGerald, Rebecca Brundin-Mather, Chloe de Grood, Alexandra Dodds, Henry T. Stelfox and Kirsten M. Fiest
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:464
  19. Diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) is a devastating complication of diabetes mellitus (DM) that is associated with increased mortality, morbidity, amputation rate and economic burden. This study aimed at identifying th...

    Authors: Bienfait Mumbere Vahwere, Robinson Ssebuufu, Alice Namatovu, Patrick Kyamanywa, Ibrahim Ntulume, Isaac Mugwano, Theophilus Pius, Franck Katembo Sikakulya, Okedi Francis Xaviour, Yusuf Mulumba, Soria Jorge, Gidio Agaba and George William Nasinyama
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:463
  20. We aimed to explore the association between WeChat usage and depression in the Chinese middle-aged and elderly and the role of social participation.

    Authors: Gaoling Wang, Jing Duan, Qianqian Kan, Yuqin Zhou, Zhaopeng Cheng and Shaoliang Tang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:462
  21. A universal set of disability weights(DWs) is mainly based on the survey of North America, Australia and Europe, whereas the participants in Asia was limited. The debate hasn’t yet settled whether a universal ...

    Authors: Qin He, Maigeng Zhou, Peng Yin, Bo Jiang, Jinlei Qi, Yunning Liu, Jiangmei Liu, Jinling You, Yuchang Zhou, Zheng Long, Xiuya Xing, Qianyao Cheng, Yeji Chen, Huadong Wang and Zhirong Liu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:461
  22. Healthcare workers play an important part in the delivery of health insurance benefits, and their role in ensuring service quality and availability, access, and good management practice for insured clients is ...

    Authors: Paul Joseph Amani, Miguel San Sebastian, Anna-Karin Hurtig, Angwara Denis Kiwara and Isabel Goicolea
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:459
  23. Long-term engagement in HIV care is essential to achieving and maintaining viral suppression. Adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV) experience many barriers to remaining engaged in care and treatment programs. H...

    Authors: Farai K. Munyayi and Brian E. van Wyk
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:458
  24. Family-based interventions are efficacious at preventing and controlling childhood overweight and obesity; however, implementation is often hindered by low parent engagement. The purpose of this study was to e...

    Authors: Emily A. Schmied, Hala Madanat, Emmeline Chuang, Jamie Moody, Leticia Ibarra, Griselda Cervantes, David Strong, Kerri Boutelle and Guadalupe X. Ayala
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:457
  25. Cholera still affects millions of people worldwide, especially in lower- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC) has identified surveillance and oral cholera vacci...

    Authors: Hanna Trolle, Birger Forsberg, Carina King, Oluwatosin Akande, Stephanie Ayres, Tobias Alfvén and Kelly Elimian
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:455
  26. Studies consistently show an increased risk of poor health among sexual minorities (i.e., those identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual [LGB] or other non-heterosexuals individuals), as compared to those identif...

    Authors: Richard Bränström, Jurgita Narusyte and Pia Svedberg
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:454
  27. Health education interventions are considered critical for the prevention and management of conditions of public health concern. Although the burden of these conditions is often greatest in socio-economically ...

    Authors: E. L. Karran, A. R. Grant, H. Lee, S. J. Kamper, C. M. Williams, L. K. Wiles, R. Shala, C. V. Poddar, T. Astill and G. L. Moseley
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:453
  28. Childhood obesity is affecting an increasing percentage of families globally. For families, obesity is often a tense issue, not least because of the negative stigma and cultural perceptions associated with it....

    Authors: Terhi Koivumäki and Piia Jallinoja
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:452
  29. COVID19, and associated lockdown restrictions, have impacted on people’s daily lives. Understanding the mental health and wellbeing implications of these impacts has been identified as a public health research...

    Authors: Ross G. White, Paul Christiansen and Catharina van der Boor
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:451
  30. Breastmilk is the ideal nutrition for infants, and breastfeeding protects infants and mothers from a range of adverse health outcomes. In Denmark, most mothers initiate breastfeeding but many cease within the ...

    Authors: Henriette Knold Rossau, Ingrid Maria Susanne Nilsson, Marianne Busck-Rasmussen, Claus Thorn Ekstrøm, Anne Kristine Gadeberg, Jonas Cuzulan Hirani, Katrine Strandberg-Larsen and Sarah Fredsted Villadsen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:450
  31. Mental health imbalance are the main cause of anxiety, depression and happiness reduction in the older. Self-assessment living standard and sleep quality are both influencing factors of mental health. Meantime...

    Authors: Beibei Zhang, Xianwen Wang, Song Liu, Min Zhang, Xinran He, Weizheng Zhu and Hong Ding
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:449
  32. Helminth infection is a global health issue that not only causes acute helminthiasis but long-term infection may lead to complicated symptoms as well as severe complications. The World Health Organization coop...

    Authors: Pongsakorn Martviset, Wansika Phadungsil, Kesara Na-Bangchang, Wiwat Sungkhabut, Tanutchamon Panupornpong, Parisa Prathaphan, Nattaya Torungkitmangmi, Salisa Chaimon, Chompunoot Wangboon, Mantana Jamklang, Sirilak Chumkiew, Pichanee Watthanasiri, Amornrat Geadkaew-Krenc, Rudi Grams, Mathirut Mungthin and Pathanin Chantree
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:448
  33. Obesity in adolescents is a growing public health issue. Bariatric surgery is an effective, yet controversial treatment option for adolescents. The moral acceptability of this procedure by health-care professi...

    Authors: Sander Lefere, Kato Vergote, Ruth De Bruyne, Veerle Provoost and Priya P. Satalkar
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:447
  34. Cholera, a diarrheal disease caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae, transmitted through fecal contamination of water or food remains an ever-present risk in many countries, especially where water supply, sanita...

    Authors: Idowu O. Fagbamila, Muhammad A. Abdulkarim, Mabel K. Aworh, Belinda Uba, Muhammad S. Balogun, Patrick Nguku, Ajibji Y. Gandi, Ibrahim Abdullahi, Emmanuel C. Okolocha, Jacob K. P. Kwaga and Ndadilnasiya E. Waziri
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:446
  35. University students are vulnerable to changes due to COVID-19 pandemic. Although warning has been made about the impact of this crisis on students’ mental health, there are barely any sufficient study. This wo...

    Authors: Chau Bao Duong, Nhi Van Tran, An Hoang Nguyen, Thong Nhat Le, Bien Huy Ha, Chau Ngoc Phuc Do, Khon Huynh, Thong Minh Le, Thao Phuong Nguyen and Hoai Thi Thu Nguyen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:445
  36. Mothers’ perception of infant hunger cues is a critical content of responsive feeding, which is central to the promotion of early childhood development. However, only a few studies have examined responsive fee...

    Authors: Fenghua Zhao, Yijie Sun, Yue Zhang, Tao Xu, Nianrong Wang, Shuangqin Yan, Ting Zeng, Fenghua Zhang, Jie Gao, Qing Yue and Scott Rozelle
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:444
  37. Several studies have associated fast eating speed with the risk of general obesity, but there are inadequate data on the association between eating speed and abdominal adiposity which may pose a higher threat ...

    Authors: Dong Van Hoang, Ami Fukunaga, Chau Que Nguyen, Thuy Thi Phuong Pham, Rachana Manandhar Shrestha, Danh Cong Phan, Huy Xuan Le, Hung Thai Do, Masahiko Hachiya, Tetsuya Mizoue and Yosuke Inoue
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:443
  38. : This study aimed to investigate overall and age group/region/sex-specific excess all-cause mortality from the inception of the COVID-19 pandemic in Iran until February 2022.

    Authors: Reza Ebrahimoghli, Abbas Abbasi-Ghahramanloo, Eslam Moradi-Asl and Davoud Adham
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:442
  39. COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way pregnancies have been controlled as well as working conditions. In countries with paid leave of work, leaving earlier has been a relevant measure for controlling the pande...

    Authors: Javier Llorca, Trinidad Dierssen-Sotos, Eugenio Carrasco-Marín, J Lorenzo Guerra-Díez, Carolina Lechosa-Muñiz, María Paz-Zulueta, Inés Gómez-Acebo and María J Cabero-Perez
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:441
  40. There is a lack of evidence on the usefulness, practicality, and acceptance of vaccination outreach clinics in the community especially during pandemics. In this qualitative study, we explored the experiences,...

    Authors: M. Logue, C. Haylock, C. Scarborough and J. Mackenzie
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:440
  41. Urgent daily hassles, which are more common among people with a lower socioeconomic position (SEP), might limit one’s ability to address less pressing goals, such as goals related to health promotion. Conseque...

    Authors: Sanne E. Verra, Maartje P. Poelman, Andrea L. Mudd, Emely de Vet, John de Wit and Carlijn B. M. Kamphuis
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:439
  42. There is an increase in the use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes worldwide, and the similar trends may be observed in young adults. Since 2014, e-cigarettes have become the most commonly used nicotine products a...

    Authors: Hongjia Song, Xuemin Yang, Wanchun Yang, Yuxing Dai, Kun Duan, Xingtao Jiang, Guangye Huang, Min Li, Guoping Zhong, Peiqing Liu and Jianwen Chen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:438
  43. In the U.S., sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUID) due to accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed (ASSB) are increasing, with disparities by race/ethnicity. While breastfeeding is a protective factor ...

    Authors: Meera Menon, Rebecca Huber, Dana D. West, Stacy Scott, Rebecca B. Russell and Scott D. Berns
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:437
  44. Recently, novel anthropometric indices (AHIs), including the body roundness index (BRI) and a body shape index (ABSI), were proposed to evaluate a subject’s nutritional status and metabolic disorders. In the p...

    Authors: Xin Zhang, Runyu Ye, Lirong Sun, Xueting Liu, Si Wang, Qingtao Meng and Xiaoping Chen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:436
  45. Authors: Liam Johnson, Gavin Williams, Catherine Sherrington, Kavya Pilli, Sakina Chagpar, Aylish Auchett, Jack Beard, Renee Gil, Gabrielle Vassallo, Nick Rushworth, Sean Tweedy, Grahame Simpson, Adam Scheinberg, Kelly Clanchy, Anne Tiedemann and Leanne Hassett
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:433

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  46. Alcohol expectancies are beliefs regarding positive (e.g., tension reduction) or negative (e.g., loss of motor coordination) effects of alcohol. Based on Social Learning Theory, social media can influence alco...

    Authors: Jason M. Nagata, Natalia Smith, Gabriel Zamora, Omar M. Sajjad, Kyle T. Ganson, Alexander Testa and Dylan B. Jackson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:430
  47. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated health disparities in vulnerable groups (e.g., increased infection, hospitalization, and mortality rates in people with lower income, lower education, or ethnic minorities...

    Authors: Clara Häfliger, Nicola Diviani and Sara Rubinelli
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:428
  48. Sleep apnea exerts adverse health effects due to inflammation and metabolic disruption. It is associated with metabolic diseases. However, the evidence of its relationship with depression is inconsistent. Ther...

    Authors: Mei Li, Xue Zou, Hongbin Lu, Fang Li, Yang Xin, Wenwen Zhang, Bo Li and Ying Wang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:427

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