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  1. The COVID-19 outbreak has spread to almost every country around the world and caused more than 3 million deaths. The pandemic has triggered enormous disruption in people’s daily lives with profound impacts glo...

    Authors: Yixuan Zhao, Liana S. Leach, Erin Walsh, Philip J. Batterham, Alison L. Calear, Christine Phillips, Anna Olsen, Tinh Doan, Christine LaBond and Cathy Banwell
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1200
  2. Tobacco consumption remains a public health issue and is one of the major causes of death in India. This study presents a validated conceptual model to assess the interaction between education, perceived appli...

    Authors: Mir Faeq Ali Quadri, Tenny John, Damanpreet Kaur, Maryam Nayeem, Mohammed Khaleel Ahmed, Ahmed M. Kamel, Santosh Kumar Tadakamadla, Vito Carlo Alberto Caponio and Lorenzo Lo Muzio
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1199
  3. Despite effective strategies to prevent substance use and substance use disorders among college students, challenges remain. As young adults’ preference for and comfortability with web-based technology continu...

    Authors: Bethany K. W. Rainisch, Linn Dahlman, Jorge Vigil and Myriam Forster
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1198
  4. The impact of adverse childhood experiences on substance use has been well reported, however, less well documented is looking at the comparison of youth and adult substance use and their respective adverse chi...

    Authors: Shiyou Wu, Sarah Lindstrom Johnson, Wendy Wolfersteig, Marisol Juarez Diaz and Maria Aguilar-Amaya
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1197
  5. Job crafting is associated with positive work–related outcomes, but its effects on nonwork–related outcomes are unclear. The conservation of resources theory informed the hypotheses that work–nonwork facilitat...

    Authors: Yanwei Shi, Dan Li, Nan Zhang, Ping Jiang, Deng Yuling, Julan Xie and Jun Yang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1196
  6. Among people affected by Hurricane Harvey, we assessed experiences and perceptions (e.g., knowledge, attitudes, and practices) regarding mold and its impact on health and elicited participants’ opinions about ...

    Authors: Pooja Gandhi, LaQuita Malone, Samantha Williams, Callie Hall, Kirstin Short, Kaitlin Benedict and Mitsuru Toda
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1194
  7. For decades, dominant weight discourses have led to physical, mental, and social health consequences for young women in larger bodies. While ample literature has documented why these discourses are problematic, k...

    Authors: Alexa R. Ferdinands, Tara-Leigh F. McHugh, Kate Storey and Kim D. Raine
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1193
  8. Harmful alcohol use by 5–8-year-old children has been identified in Mbale District, Uganda. To further examine this finding, the present study explores the experiences and perceptions of community members rega...

    Authors: V. Skylstad, I. M. S. Engebretsen, S. J. Nalugya, C. Opesen, G. Ndeezi, E. S. Okello, K. M. Moland, J. K. Tumwine and A. M. S. Skar
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1192
  9. Serious psychological distress (SPD) is common and more prevalent in women, older adults, and individuals with a low-income. Prior studies have highlighted the role of low neighborhood social cohesion (nSC) in...

    Authors: Lauren R. Gullett, Dana M. Alhasan, Symielle A. Gaston, W. Braxton Jackson II, Ichiro Kawachi and Chandra L. Jackson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1191
  10. Sickness absence and rehabilitation processes can be challenging for an individual. At a time of generally reduced capacity, the individual must comprehend and navigate through several options. The aim of this...

    Authors: Christina Andersson, Annika Jakobsson, Gunilla Priebe, Mikael Elf, Robin Fornazar and Gunnel Hensing
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1189
  11. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) occurs in 80% of the sexually active population and may cause certain types of cancers among men and women. Vaccination against HPV could prevent cancers associated with HPV. The Dut...

    Authors: Judith R. Venderbos, Renske Eilers, Hein de Vries and Kim van Zoonen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1188
  12. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic not only threatens physical health, but also affects the mental health of people. Yet, health consequences of the pandemic do not affect all members of society equally. We therefo...

    Authors: Daniel Deimel, Thorsten Köhler, Janina Dyba, Niels Graf and Christine Firk
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1187
  13. Non-communicable diseases have risen markedly over the last decade. A phenomenon that was mainly endemic in high-income countries has now visibly encroached on low and middle-income settings. A major contribut...

    Authors: Rosemary M. Musuva, Louise Foley, Pamela Wadende, Oliver Francis, Charles Lwanga, Eleanor Turner-Moss, Vincent Were and Charles Obonyo
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1186
  14. Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) have superior contraceptive efficacy compared to short-acting reversible contraceptives (SARCs) and choosing LARCs over SARC methods reduces the need for abortion ...

    Authors: Tuire Helene Saloranta, Frida Katrin Gyllenberg, Anna But, Mika Gissler, Oskari Heikinheimo and Merja Kristiina Laine
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1185
  15. The capability set for work questionnaire (CSWQ) is being used to measure the new model of sustainable employability building on the capability approach. However, previous studies on the psychometric propertie...

    Authors: Sait Gürbüz, Margot C. W. Joosen, Dorien T. A. M. Kooij, Arnold B. Bakker, Jac J. L. van der Klink and Evelien P. M. Brouwers
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1184
  16. The April 2019 wildfires in Gangwon Province, South Korea forced the evacuation of 1500 individuals and cost more than $100 million in damages, making it the worst wildfire disaster in Korean history. The purp...

    Authors: Ji Sun Hong, So Yeon Hyun, Jung Hyun Lee and Minyoung Sim
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1183
  17. Rapid mutation of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) virus is sweeping the world and delaying the full reopening of society. Acceleration of the vaccination process may be the key...

    Authors: Yinliang Tan, Zhilan Xie, Ying Qian, Jie Gu, Yundan Bai, Xiaoqing Gu, Zheng Ye, Jianmin Feng and Jiaoling Huang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1182
  18. The populations of many countries—including Malaysia—are rapidly growing older, causing a shift in leading causes of disease and death. In such rapidly ageing populations, it is critical to monitor trends in b...

    Authors: Yee Mang Chan, Shubash Shander Ganapathy, LeeAnn Tan, Nazirah Alias, Nur Hamizah Nasaruddin and Wan-Fei Khaw
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1181
  19. It is challenging to develop health promotion interventions created in collaboration with communities affected by inequities that focus beyond individual behavior change. One potential solution is intervention...

    Authors: Abby M. Lohr, Jhenitza P. Raygoza Tapia, Elizabeth Salerno Valdez, Leslie C. Hassett, Aline C. Gubrium, Alice Fiddian-Green, Linda Larkey, Irene G. Sia and Mark L. Wieland
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1180
  20. The World Health Organization (WHO) requires reduction in the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) surface antigen (HBsAg) in children to 0.1% by 2030, a key indicator for eliminating viral hepatitis as a maj...

    Authors: Wenjun Liu, Tianyi Zhuang, Ruyi Xia, Zhuoru Zou, Lei Zhang, Mingwang Shen and Guihua Zhuang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1179
  21. Since March 2020, COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted communities of color within the United States. As schools have shifted from virtual to in-person learning, continual guidance is necessary to understa...

    Authors: Samantha Hayes, Sara Malone, Brittany Bonty, Nancy Mueller, Summer M. Reyes, Sydney A. Reyes, Christina Evans, Myisha Wilcher-Roberts, Tremayne Watterson, Sewuese Akuse, Jamee Shelley, Grace Yuan, Ian Lackey, Jasmine Prater, Brock Montgomery, Cynthia Williams…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1177
  22. Mosquitoes and the diseases they transmit continue to place millions of people at risk of infection around the world. Novel methods of vector control are being developed to provide public health officials with...

    Authors: Jose G. Juarez, Ester Carbajal, Katherine L. Dickinson, Selene Garcia-Luna, Nga Vuong, John-Paul Mutebi, Ryan R. Hemme, Ismael Badillo-Vargas and Gabriel L. Hamer
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1176
  23. Violence against women (VAW) is a major public health problem that grew worse during the COVID-19 pandemic. While all services were impacted by changing pandemic guidance, VAW shelters, as congregate settings ...

    Authors: C. Nadine Wathen, Caitlin Burd, Jennifer C. D. MacGregor, Jill Veenendaal, Isobel McLean and Tara Mantler
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1175
  24. Multimorbidity is a major problem in Europe, increasing the need for prevention and rehabilitation programs. In Germany no guidelines have been developed that focus on patients with multiple chronic non-commun...

    Authors: Simone Schweda, Gerhard Müller, Barbara Munz, Gorden Sudeck, Peter Martus, Katja Dierkes and Inga Krauss
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1174
  25. To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the first study to examine whether problem drinkers have had high risk-taking behaviors during the stay-at-home policy (e.g., dining out at a bar) under the COVID...

    Authors: Mami Wakabayashi, Midori Takada, Aya Kinjo, Yoshifumi Sugiyama, Hiroyasu Iso and Takahiro Tabuchi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1173
  26. The COVID-19 (COVID) pandemic shifted way of life for all Canadians. ‘Stay-at-home’ public health directives counter transmission of COVID but may cause, or exacerbate, older adults’ physical and social health...

    Authors: Samantha M. Gray, Thea Franke, Joanie Sims-Gould and Heather A. McKay
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1172
  27. Appropriate health-seeking behaviour (HSB) is crucial for improving health outcomes and achieving universal health coverage (UHC). Accessing healthcare through the state social health insurance scheme (SSHIS) ...

    Authors: Simeon Onyemaechi and Uchenna Ezenwaka
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1171
  28. High screen viewing time has detrimental effects on children’s health, development, and behavior developing. Children are being exposed to more and more media devices at an earlier age. This study was aimed to...

    Authors: Chao Li, Gang Cheng, Simin He, Xiaowei Xie, Gang Tian, Ni Jiang, Xianying Min, Yan Shi, Rui Li, Tong Zhou and Yan Yan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1170
  29. The growing prevalence of depression has become a major public health problem. There is limited evidence regarding the relationship between dietary behaviors and depression. The present study was designed to e...

    Authors: Abbas Ali Sangouni, Sara Beigrezaei, Shahab Akbarian, Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan, Emad Yuzbashian, Amin Salehi-Abargouei, Gordon A. Ferns and Sayyed Saeid Khayyatzadeh
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1169
  30. People remain exposed to secondhand smoke, a serious health hazard, inside their home as households face challenges in setting no-smoking rules or are exposed to secondhand smoke drifting in from neighbouring ...

    Authors: Grace Ping Ping Tan, Odelia Teo and Yvette van der Eijk
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1168
  31. Lower respiratory tract infections are among the main causes of death. Although there are many respiratory viruses, diagnostic efforts are focused mainly on influenza. The Respiratory Viruses Network (RespVir)...

    Authors: Gibran Horemheb-Rubio, Ralf Eggeling, Norbert Schmeiβer, Nico Pfeifer, Thomas Lengauer, Barbara C. Gärtner, Christiane Prifert, Matthias Kochanek, Christoph Scheid, Ortwin Adams and Rolf Kaiser
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1167
  32. Targeting fathers may be a key strategy to increase physical activity among their preschool-aged children, but limited research exists in this area. The primary study aim was to examine the impact of a lifesty...

    Authors: Philip J. Morgan, Jacqueline A. Grounds, Lee M. Ashton, Clare E. Collins, Alyce T. Barnes, Emma R. Pollock, Stevie-Lee Kennedy, Anna T. Rayward, Kristen L. Saunders, Ryan J. Drew and Myles D. Young
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1166
  33. Edutainment aims to spread educational messages in an entertaining way, and often reaches large audiences. While studies increasingly report the impacts of edutainment interventions, there is limited context-s...

    Authors: Agnes Le Port, Moustapha Seye, Jessica Heckert, Amber Peterman, Annick Nganya Tchamwa, Malick Dione, Abdou Salam Fall and Melissa Hidrobo
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1165
  34. The choice of spirometry, a biomarker of lung health, as a motivator for smoking cessation is based on its fidelity in emphasizing tobacco adverse effects. Yet, there is a paucity of evidence on its efficacy, ...

    Authors: Manel Ben Fredj, Behaeddin Garrach, Cyrine Bennasrallah, Asma Migaou, Hela Abroug, Wafa Dhouib, Imen Zemni, Meriem Kacem, Ines Bouanene and Asma Belguith Sriha
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1164
  35. Authors: Louise E. Smith, Henry W. W. Potts, Richard Amlȏt, Nicola T. Fear, Susan Michie and G. James Rubin
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1163

    The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2022 22:475

  36. Inadequate health and nutritional literacy is a common problem among adults, associated with poor health outcomes. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the relationship between health literacy and nutrit...

    Authors: Nasim SaeidiFard, Ali Asghar Haeri-Mehrizi, Zahra Akbarzadeh, Nasim Janbozorgi, Ali Montazeri, Mehdi Yaseri and Sakineh Shab-Bidar
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1162
  37. The incidence of acute diarrhea in Thai children under five years of age has increased over the last three decades. Even though mortality has significantly declined, the burden and cost of medical treatment ar...

    Authors: Busara Charoenwat, Kunanya Suwannaying, Watuhatai Paibool, Napat Laoaroon, Sumitr Sutra and Kaewjai Thepsuthammarat
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1161
  38. The day-to-next day predictions between physical activity (PA) and sleep are not well known, although they are crucial for advancing public health by delivering valid sleep and physical activity recommendation...

    Authors: Anu-Katriina Pesonen, Michal Kahn, Liisa Kuula, Topi Korhonen, Leena Leinonen, Kaisu Martinmäki, Michael Gradisar and Jari Lipsanen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1160
  39. teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) is a universal mental health literacy, stigma reduction, help-seeking, and suicide prevention program designed for adolescents in Years 10–12 of secondary school (16–18 yea...

    Authors: Laura M. Hart, Amy J. Morgan, Alyssia Rossetto, Claire M. Kelly, Karen Gregg, Maxine Gross, Catherine Johnson and Anthony F. Jorm
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1159
  40. Interpersonal violence has devastating implications for individuals, families, and communities across the globe, placing a significant burden on health, justice, and social welfare systems. Smartphone technolo...

    Authors: Kat Ford, Mark A. Bellis, Natasha Judd, Nel Griffith and Karen Hughes
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1158
  41. This study operationally defines a relatively small, but growing field of study on implementation practice models for health behavior change in the context of international development. We define ‘implementati...

    Authors: William Douglas Evans, Raquel Gerard, Lorry Symington, Hina Shaikh and Sohail Agha
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1157
  42. Research on Indigenous food literacy within Canada has been focused on northern and remote communities despite the fact there are considerable and unique barriers to food access, availability, and utilization ...

    Authors: Rebecca Hanemaayer, Hannah Tait Neufeld, Kim Anderson, Jess Haines, Kelly Gordon, Kitty R. Lynn Lickers, Adrianne Xavier, Laura Peach and Mwalu Peeters
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1156
  43. Sex workers are men, women or transgender people who have sex in exchange for money or goods. Self-employed sex workers solicit clients independently from a third-party. Self-employed sex workers are at risk o...

    Authors: C. J. G. Kampman, C. M. M. Peters, F. D. H. Koedijk, T. S. Berkenbosch, J. L. A. Hautvast and C. J. P. A. Hoebe
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1155
  44. Suicides and suicide attempts are major public health problems, and coping strategies are hampered by insufficient or inadequate notifications. Data accuracy influences the formulation of public and mental hea...

    Authors: Jéssica Ramalho da Fonsêca, Conceição Maria de Oliveira, Cláudia Cristina Lima de Castro, Heitor Victor Veiga da Costa, Pauliana Valéria Machado Galvão, Albanita Gomes da Costa Ceballos and Cristine Vieira do Bonfim
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1154
  45. New vaccines that are initially approved in clinical trials are not completely free of risks. Systematic vaccine safety surveillance is required for ensuring safety of vaccines. This study aimed to provide a p...

    Authors: Roqayeh Aliyari, Sepideh Mahdavi, Mostafa Enayatrad, Sajad Sahab-Negah, Sairan Nili, Mohammad Fereidooni, Parvin Mangolian shahrbabaki, Alireza Ansari-Moghaddam, Abtin Heidarzadeh, Fariba Shahraki-Sanavi, Mohammadreza Amini Moridani, Mansooreh Fateh, Hamidreza Khajeha, Zahra Emamian, Elahe Behmanesh, Hamid Sharifi…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1153
  46. Mustard gas (MG) is one of the most widely used chemical weapons in the past century. However, little information exists concerning long-term mortality from MG exposure. In this study, we investigated mortalit...

    Authors: Mohammad Hasan Rabiee, Mostafa Ghanei, Hossein Amini and Aliasghar Akhlaghi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1152
  47. Influenza surveillance systems vary widely between countries and there is no framework to evaluate national surveillance systems in terms of data generation and dissemination. This study aimed to develop and t...

    Authors: Thierry Rigoine de Fougerolles, Oliver Damm, Filippo Ansaldi, Maria Chironna, Pascal Crépey, Simon de Lusignan, Ian Gray, José Maria Guillen, George Kassianos, Anne Mosnier, Raul Ortiz de Lejarazu, Elena Pariani, Joan Puig-Barbera, Jörg Schelling, Francesca Trippi, Philippe Vanhems…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1151
  48. The pandemic of SARS CoV2 virus has severely impacted the entire world population. The lockdown imposed during the pandemic has created enormous challenges particularly on the health, economic and social life ...

    Authors: Aryati Ahmad, Mohd Razif Shahril, Nadiah Wan-Arfah, Wan Azdie Mohd Abu Bakar, Carmen Piernas and Pei Lin Lua
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1150

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Public Health 2022 22:1270

  49. The objective of this study was to develop a cultural adopted questionnaire for evaluation of knowledge (K), attitude (A) and practice (P) of Iranian population toward food safety during Covid-19.

    Authors: Ali Salehi, Fatemeh Salmani, Ensiyeh Norozi, Parisa Sadighara and Tayebeh Zeinali
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1148

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