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  1. Individuals with a parental family history of dementia have an increased risk of developing dementia because they share their genes as well as their psychosocial behaviour. Due to this increased risk and their...

    Authors: J. Vrijsen, E. L. M. Maeckelberghe, R. Broekstra, J. J. de Vries, A. Abu-Hanna, P. P. De Deyn, R. C. Oude Voshaar, F. E. Reesink, E. Buskens, S. E. de Rooij and N. Smidt

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1344

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  2. The prevalence of hypertension is increasing among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). However, knowledge of the complications and management of hypertension among ...

    Authors: Charles Batte, John Mukisa, Natalie Rykiel, David Mukunya, William Checkley, Felix Knauf, Robert Kalyesubula and Trishul Siddharthan

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1343

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  3. Most studies on day-to-day patterns of physical behaviours (i.e. physical activities and sedentary behaviour) are based on adults with high socioeconomic status (SES) and without differentiating between work a...

    Authors: Charlotte Lund Rasmussen, Dorothea Dumuid, Karel Hron, Nidhi Gupta, Marie Birk Jørgensen, Kirsten Nabe-Nielsen and Andreas Holtermann

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1342

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  4. Hospital waste management (HWM) practices are the core need to run a proper health care facility. This study encompasses the HWM practices in teaching hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan and examine the enforcemen...

    Authors: Salma Khalid, Najibul Haq, Zia-ul-Ain Sabiha, Abdul Latif, Muhammad Amjad Khan, Javaid Iqbal and Nowsher Yousaf

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1340

    Content type: Research

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  5. This study describes trends in social inequities in first dose measles-mumps-rubella (MMR1) vaccination coverage in Western Australia (WA) and New South Wales (NSW). Using probabilistically-linked administrati...

    Authors: Arzu Arat, Hannah C. Moore, Sharon Goldfeld, Viveca Östberg, Vicky Sheppeard and Heather F. Gidding

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1337

    Content type: Research

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  6. Existing evidence on the association between food insecurity and childhood obesity is mixed. In addition, literature from developing countries in general and Ethiopia in particular on the nexus and impact of h...

    Authors: Sibhatu Biadgilign, Mekdes K. Gebremariam and Tennyson Mgutshini

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1336

    Content type: Research

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  7. Syrian migrants represent the third-largest group of foreigners in Germany and are therefore potential users of health promotion initiatives, including nutrition programs. It is little known how (healthy) nutr...

    Authors: Alexandra Sauter, Salma Kikhia, Julia von Sommoggy and Julika Loss

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1334

    Content type: Research

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  8. This mixed methods study explored how social media use informed physical activity and diet-related behaviours, and self-perceived Quality of Life (QoL) during COVID-19, and assessed the contextual factors that...

    Authors: Victoria A. Goodyear, Ian Boardley, Shin-Yi Chiou, Sally A. M. Fenton, Kyriaki Makopoulou, Afroditi Stathi, Gareth A. Wallis, Jet J. C. S. Veldhuijzen van Zanten and Janice L. Thompson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1333

    Content type: Research

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  9. An urgent transition to more sustainable diets is necessary for the improvement of human and planetary health. One way to achieve this is for sustainable practices to become mainstream. We estimated the potent...

    Authors: Emma Patterson, Patricia Eustachio Colombo, James Milner, Rosemary Green and Liselotte Schäfer Elinder

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1332

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Despite clear linkages between poor Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (WASH) and enteric disease, the design of effective WASH interventions that reduce child enteric infections and stunting rates has proved challeng...

    Authors: Julia Vila-Guilera, Priti Parikh, Hemant Chaturvedi, Lena Ciric and Monica Lakhanpaul

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1331

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  11. Disparate racial/ethnic burdens of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may be attributable to higher susceptibility to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) or to factors su...

    Authors: Alan P. Pan, Osman Khan, Jennifer R. Meeks, Marc L. Boom, Faisal N. Masud, Julia D. Andrieni, Robert A. Phillips, Yordanos M. Tiruneh, Bita A. Kash and Farhaan S. Vahidy

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1330

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  12. Women’s empowerment has always remained a contested issue in the complex socio-demographic and cultural milieu of Pakistani society. Women are ranked lower than men on all vital human development indicators. T...

    Authors: Safdar Abbas, Noman Isaac, Munir Zia, Rubeena Zakar and Florian Fischer

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1328

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  13. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), a common type of occupational diseases, have become the main cause of absenteeism and early retirement in the occupational population, as well as a major risk factor for occup...

    Authors: Xue Li, Xu Yang, Xuemei Sun, Qiaoyun Xue, Xiaofan Ma and Jiwen Liu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1327

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  14. Online ride-hailing is a fast-developing new travel mode. However, tobacco control policies on its drivers remain underdeveloped. This study aims to reveal the status and determine the influencing factors of r...

    Authors: Xinlin Chen, Xuefei Gu, Tingting Li, Qiaoyan Liu, Lirong Xu, Bo Peng and Nina Wu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1326

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  15. Breast cancer patients in sub-Saharan Africa experience long time intervals between their first presentation to a health care facility and the start of cancer treatment. The role of the health system in the in...

    Authors: Gloria Gbenonsi, Mouna Boucham, Zakaria Belrhiti, Chakib Nejjari, Inge Huybrechts and Mohamed Khalis

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1325

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  16. Although many indoor public places have implemented smoke-free regulations, private homes have remained sources of tobacco smoke pollutants. This study examined differences in urinary cotinine concentrations i...

    Authors: Jeonghoon Kim, In-Keun Shim, Soo Ran Won, Jungmin Ryu, Jongchun Lee and Hyen-Mi Chung

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1324

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  17. Supporting older adults to engage in physically active lifestyles requires supporting environments. Walkable environments may increase walking activity in older adults, but evidence for this subgroup is scarce...

    Authors: Erik J. Timmermans, Marjolein Visser, Alfred J. Wagtendonk, J. Mark Noordzij and Jeroen Lakerveld

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1323

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  18. Advancement in the field of gerontology has been concerned with the well-being of older adults in a family setup that is associated with caregiving and support. While family life and well-being are defined by ...

    Authors: Shobhit Srivastava, Subhojit Shaw, Himanshu Chaurasia, Naina Purkayastha and T. Muhammad

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1322

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  19. The inverse relationship between moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) duration and childhood adiposity is well established. Less is known about how characteristics of MVPA accumulation may be associat...

    Authors: Aaron Miatke, Carol Maher, François Fraysse, Dot Dumuid and Tim Olds

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1321

    Content type: Research

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  20. Welfare societies like Sweden face challenges in balancing the budget while meeting the demand for good quality healthcare. The aim of this study was to analyse whether care quality, operationalized as surviva...

    Authors: Hanne Berthelsen, Mikaela Owen and Hugo Westerlund

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1320

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  21. Healthcare workers have a 16 times greater risk of suffering workplace violence than workers in other sectors and around 50% experience workplace violence in the course of their career. The objective of this s...

    Authors: Liliana Lorettu, Alessandra M. A. Nivoli, Irma Daga, Paolo Milia, Cristiano Depalmas, Giancarlo Nivoli and Saverio Bellizzi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1318

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  22. Family planning (FP) is a key intervention for preventing unplanned pregnancies, unsafe abortions, and maternal death. Involvement of both women and their partners promotes contraceptive acceptance, uptake and...

    Authors: Catherine Akoth, James Odhiambo Oguta and Samwel Maina Gatimu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1316

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  23. Interventions to reduce and prevent overweight, obesity and T2D has been advocated worldwide. In Norway, Healthy Life Centres have been established to help individuals to reduce and prevent diseases, offering ...

    Authors: Thea Ingebjørg Gjertsen, Anne-S. Helvik and Ingrid S. Følling

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1315

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  24. COVID-19 has accelerated interest in and need for online delivery of healthcare. We examined the reach, engagement and effectiveness of online delivery of lifestyle change programs (LCP) modelled after the Dia...

    Authors: Ilya Golovaty, Sandeep Wadhwa, Lois Fisher, Iryna Lobach, Byron Crowe, Ronli Levi and Hilary Seligman

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1314

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  25. Although existing studies have described patterns of social media use in healthcare, most are focused on health professionals in one discipline. Population health requires a multi-disciplinary approach to ensu...

    Authors: Sungwon Yoon, Sharon Wee, Vivian S. Y. Lee, Jing Lin and Julian Thumboo

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1312

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  26. Measles accounts for high morbidity and mortality in children, especially in developing countries. In 2017, about 11,190 measles cases were recorded in Nigeria, including Bauchi State. The aim of this study wa...

    Authors: Polycarp Uchechukwu Ori, Ayo Adebowale, Chukwuma David Umeokonkwo, Ugochukwu Osigwe and Muhammad Shakir Balogun

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1311

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  27. Vitamin D has been identified as a potential protective factor in the development of colorectal cancer (CRC). We expect to see a stronger association of ultraviolet B (UVB) exposure and CRC crude rates with in...

    Authors: Vidya Lakshmi Purushothaman, Raphael E. Cuomo, Cedric F. Garland and Timothy K. Mackey

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1238

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  28. With global efforts to develop and deliver a COVID-19 vaccine rapidly, vaccine hesitancy stands as a barrier to these efforts. We aimed to estimate the proportion of Syrian adult population intending to be vac...

    Authors: Okbah Mohamad, Ali Zamlout, Naseem AlKhoury, Abd Aljawad Mazloum, Marah Alsalkini and Rafea Shaaban

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1310

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  29. Same-sex sexual relations are criminalised in Uganda, and men who have sex with men (MSM) experience a high burden of HIV infection. In Uganda, health promotion policies focus on equity in healthcare and creat...

    Authors: Lydia Jacenta Nakiganda, Stephen Bell, Andrew E. Grulich, David Serwadda, Rosette Nakubulwa, Isobel Mary Poynten and Benjamin R. Bavinton

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1309

    Content type: Research

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  30. The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to a significant decline in Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) screening and early detection activities, especially Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). This stud...

    Authors: Kemal Nazarudin Siregar, Rico Kurniawan, Ryza Jazid BaharuddinNur, Dion Zein Nuridzin, Yolanda Handayani, Retnowati, Rohjayanti and Lindawati Halim

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1308

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  31. Despite the increasing prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) in the Kingdom of Tonga, little is known of non-communicable disease experiences among adults living in this location. This investigation ai...

    Authors: Jennifer Taumoepeau, Catherine R. Knight-Agarwal, ‘ Esiteli A. P. Tu’i, Rati Jani, Uchechukwu Levi Osuagwu and David Simmons

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1307

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  32. Inequalities in health and wealth distributions are becoming pressing societal problems in many countries. How these inequalities are perceived and to what degree perceptions are aligned with actual distributi...

    Authors: Luka J. Debbeler, Harald T. Schupp and Britta Renner

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1306

    Content type: Research

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  33. Poor air quality is the one of the biggest causes of early death and illness across the lifespan. In the UK, 28 local authorities with illegal pollution levels have been mandated by the Government to develop p...

    Authors: Rukhsana Rashid, Felisha Chong, Shahid Islam, Maria Bryant and Rosemary R. C. McEachan

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1305

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  34. In the past decade, the Korean smoking rate has only decreased by 3%, despite several smoking control policies. There is a need for such policies to take smokers’ psychological characteristics into account. De...

    Authors: Soo Hyun Kang, Wonjeong Jeong, Sung-In Jang and Eun-Cheol Park

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1304

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  35. Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) is a disease of poverty that is neglected in developing countries, including South Africa. Lack of adequate evidence regarding the cost of RHD care has hindered national and inter...

    Authors: Assegid G. Hellebo, Liesl J. Zuhlke, David A. Watkins and Olufunke Alaba

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1303

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  36. Racism is increasingly recognised as a significant health determinant that contributes to health inequalities. In Australia efforts have been made to bridge the recognised health gap between Aboriginal and Tor...

    Authors: Camila A. Kairuz, Lisa M. Casanelia, Keziah Bennett-Brook, Julieann Coombes and Uday Narayan Yadav

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1302

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  37. Little is known about the relationship between shift work and perceived health, including potential underlying mechanisms such as unhealthy behaviors. The aim of this study was to investigate whether unhealthy...

    Authors: Karin I. Proper, Eva Jaarsma, Suzan J. W. Robroek, Jolinda L. D. Schram, Hendriek Boshuizen, H. Susan J. Picavet, W. M. Monique Verschuren and Sandra H. van Oostrom

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1300

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  38. The provision of public adaptive coping strategies to reduce psychological tension during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is critical. We sought to provide evidence-based guidance for psychological intervention,...

    Authors: Yue Li and Jun Peng

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1298

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  39. The outbreak and global spread of COVID-19 was accompanied by an increase in reports of stigmatization of Chinese and Asian-looking people. The behavioral immune system provides a framework for stigmatization ...

    Authors: Julia E. Koller, Karoline Villinger, Nadine C. Lages, Isabel Brünecke, Joke M. Debbeler, Kai D. Engel, Sofia Grieble, Peer C. Homann, Robin Kaufmann, Kim M. Koppe, Hannah Oppenheimer, Vanessa C. Radtke, Sarah Rogula, Johanna Stähler, Britta Renner and Harald T. Schupp

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1296

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Surveillance strategies are critical to cope with the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and to evaluate, as well as adjust government-imposed countermeasures. Incidence estimates are widely based on laboratory confi...

    Authors: Max Oberste, Lynn-Marie Pusch, Rebecca Roth, Kija Shah-Hosseini, Felix Dewald, Claudia Müller, Luise Stach von Goltzheim, Clara Lehmann, Michael Buess, Anna Wolff, Gerd Fätkenheuer, Gerhard Wiesmüller, Florian Klein, Martin Hellmich and Florian Neuhann

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1295

    Content type: Study protocol

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  41. Homeless people face large excess mortality in comparison with the general population, but little is known about the effect of housing interventions like Housing First (HF) on their mortality.

    Authors: Aurélie Tinland, Sandrine Loubiere, Matthieu Cantiello, Mohamed Boucekine, Vincent Girard, Owen Taylor and Pascal Auquier

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1294

    Content type: Research

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  42. Inflammation is a precursor of chronic disease, which is affected by lifestyle and dietary habits. Recently empirical dietary inflammatory patterns (EDIP), dietary inflammation scores (DIS), and lifestyle infl...

    Authors: Farshad Teymoori, Hossein Farhadnejad, Ebrahim Mokhtari, Mohammad Hassan Sohouli, Nazanin Moslehi, Parvin Mirmiran and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1293

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  43. The suicide rate in Canada decreased by 24% during the past four decades. However, rates vary between provinces and territories, and not all jurisdictions experienced the same changes. This study examined suic...

    Authors: Nathaniel J. Pollock, Li Liu, Margo M. Wilson, Charlene Reccord, Nicole D. Power, Shree Mulay, Yordan Karaivanov and Lil Tonmyr

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1291

    Content type: Research

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